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Stop A

Casa Guadalajara

Distance to Trolley Stop: Apprx. 5 minute walk
4105 Taylor Street
Award winning regional Mexican cuisine. Delicious seafood specialties. Strolling mariachis. Margaritas. Festive atmosphere.

Cafe Coyote

Distance to Trolley Stop: Apprx. 3 minute walk
2461 San Diego Avenue
619-291-HOWL (4695)
Traditional Mexican food in the heart of Historic Old Town.

Old Town Mexican Café

Distance to Trolley Stop: Apprx. 3 minute walk
2489 San Diego Ave.
(619) 297-4330
Mexican food. Every dish at Old Town Mexican Café is prepared with fresh ingredients from authentic recipes.

Hungry’s Kitchen & Tap

Distance to trolley stop: across the street
2547 San Diego Ave
Casual attire, traditional American food

Rust General Store & Bistro

Distance to trolley stop: 3 minute walk
2720 Calhoun St.
1860s inspired, shop, breakfast baked goods, sandwiches, beverages

view of Hyatt Regency Mission Bay at dusk showing deck with dining tables and chairs and overlooking marinaHyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina

Distance to trolley stop: 4 miles
1441 Quivira Rd.
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina’s Red Marlin Restaurant offers amazing waterfront dining.

Fred’s Mexican Café

2470 San Diego Ave.
Local chain serving a menu of Mexican favorites & margaritas in a funky, festive setting.

Fiesta de Reyes

4016 Wallace St.
Fiesta de Reyes is home to two outstanding Mexican restaurants — Casa de Reyes and Barra Barra Saloon —  and is the sister property to a third, The Cosmopolitan Hotel and Restaurant.

Whaley House New Orleans CafeNew Orleans Creole Café

2476 San Diego Ave.
New Orleans-style restaurant set in a quaint 1890-era home serving dishes such as gumbo & étouffée. Reservations recommended.

Cold Stone Creamery

2448 San Diego Avenue
Design-your-own creations hand-mixed on a granite slab, plus shakes & more.

Stop B


1355 N Harbor Dr. (Wyndham San Diego Bayside)
(619) 531-7994
Family-friendly eatery & bar known for a wide American comfort-food menu & Western-themed environs.

Portside Pier

1360 N. Harbor Dr.
(619) 719-4960
Portside Pier is an over-the-water dining experience home to Brigantine Seafood & Oyster Bar, Miguel’s, Ketch Grill & Taps, and Portside Coffee & Gelato.

Stop C

outside of carnitas snack shack, a popular san diego restaurantCarnitas’ Snack Shack

1004 North Harbor Drive
Counter-serve spot on the water, revered for its pork sandwiches & craft beer, plus happy hours & weekly specials.

Stop D

sign at seaport restaurant in san diegoSeaport Village

Distance to Trolley Stop: Trolley stops at this attraction
849 West Harbor Drive
Most any craving can be satisfied here. Dine at any of four restaurants or nibble, snack or chow down at more than a dozen smaller eateries.

Marion’s Fish Market

Distance to Trolley Stop: Apprx. 4 minute walk
879 West Harbor Drive. Inside Seaport Village.
Seaside spot for fish tacos, grilled salmon skewers, crab cakes & intimate seating with ocean views.

Kansas City Barbeque

600 W. Harbor Dr. Across from Seaport Village and the Marriott Marquis.
(619) 231-9680
The bar scene in “Top Gun” was filmed at this easygoing hangout serving hearty plates of BBQ & beer.

The Cheesecake Factory

789 W. Harbor Dr.
(619) 231-0036
Offering sizable portions from a vast menu including signature cheesecake.

Puesto at the Headquarters

(619) 233-8880
789 W. Harbor Dr., unit 155
Serving an innovative, locally sourced Mexican menu.

Open Air Food Court

West side of Seaport Village
Over 6 different varieties of fast-food restaurants to choose from.

Stops F & G

Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop

643 Fifth Ave.
(619) 234-2449
Enjoy the California sunshine and a World-Famous Hot Fudge Sundae from our spacious storefront patio. A delicious assortment of ice cream sundaes topped with handmade hot fudge made from rich Ghirardelli chocolate. A full menu of soda fountain classics such as real ice cream shakes, traditional malts and hot cocoas.

The Old Spaghetti Factory

Distance to Trolley Stop: 10 minute walk
275 5th Avenue
Serving Appetizers. Sicilian Garlic Cheese Bread · Entree Salads. Chicken Caesar Salad · Founder’s Favorites. Our Famous Baked Lasagna.

exterior view of freds restaurant in st augustineFred’s Mexican Café

Distance to Trolley Stop: Apprx. 3 minute walk
527 5th Ave.
619-232-TACO (8226)
Mexican Cuisine

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Corner of 380 K Street, Fourth Ave.
(619) 237-1155
Located just a few blocks from Petco Park. Fleming’s in San Diego is an outstanding choice to enjoy an exceptional Prime steak, glass of wine or handcrafted cocktail.

Roy’s Restaurant

333 W Harbor Dr.
(619) 239-7697
High-end chain serving notable chef Roy Yamaguchi’s Hawaiian fusion fare in a contemporary setting.

Salt & Whiskey

311 Island Ave. (located in the Horton Grand)
(619) 544-1886
Elevated comfort eats & whiskey are served in a stately space with leather booths & a fireplace. Serving breakfast and dinner.

Madam Bonnie’s

411 Market St.
(619) 310-5436
Restaurant and Lounge Revives Historic Downtown Haunt. Madam Bonnie’s brings rotisserie meats and cocktails to Market Street.

Bub’s at the Ballpark

715 J St.
(619) 546-0815
An outdoor patio & indoor basketball hoop, plus sports TV & hearty bar fare keep this joint jumping.

Lou & Mickey’s

224 Fifth Ave.
(619) 237-4900
Smart surf ‘n’ turf joint known for steakhouse staples & tropical cocktails, plus an outdoor patio.

Rockin’ Baja Lobster

310 Fifth Ave.
(619) 234-6333
Rollicking chain outpost boasts seafood-centric Mexican eats, margaritas & an outdoor patio.

Stop H

Attitude Brewing

1985 National Avenue
(619) 795-4269
We are a 7 1/2-barrel system with a 22-tap tasting room. The best craft beer in Barrio Logan. Keeping the culture alive and bringing people together with our Phenomenal Attitudes.

Liberty Call Distilling Co.

1985 National Avenue
(619) 432-1848
Crafted with care, and using techniques learned from Master Distillers, our goal is to create One-of-a-Kind Whiskeys and Rums that will have spirit lovers yearning for all things San Diegan. We make Hand Crafted, Locally Made Whiskeys and Rums that will help forever change the landscape of Spirits in Southern California.

Stop I

hotel del coronado nightHotel Del Coronado

Distance to Trolley Stop: Apprx. 1 minute walk
1500 Orange Avenue
Sheerwater restaurant offers California coastal cuisine. 1500 OCEAN restaurant features the freshest Southland Coastal Cuisine. The Crown Room offers an award-winning Sunday Brunch, holiday celebrations and special events.

Mc P’s Irish Pub & Grill

Distance to Trolley Stop: Trolley stops at this restaurant
1107 Orange Ave.
Famous watering hole for the U.S. Navy Seals. Enjoy great food, beverages, 19 sports screens and much more. Stop in to enjoy live sports, great tunes or just take in the local Coronado vibe.

Lobster West

Distance to trolley stop: 3 minute walk
1033 B Avenue, #102
Our Maine lobster-style rolls are served in a freshly baked bun that is toasted on the outside and steaming soft on the inside, with the meat of a 1 lb. lobster right out of its shell – so you don’t have to do the work!

Gelato Paradiso

918 Orange Ave.
(619) 629-5343
Our artisanal gelato is hand-made in small batches every morning, right in the shop. Each flavor is rendered using old-world recipes and traditions that have been passed down and improved upon through generations of master artisans.

Which Wich

926 Orange Ave.
(619) 522-9424
Modern, casual chain known for design-your-own sandwiches & varied bread options.

Stop J

Craveology Café

Located inside the Fleet Science Center
(619) 238-1233
The perfect location to pick up the lunch or treat you’re craving. The casual, friendly atmosphere has a great selection of items, including salads, sandwiches, wraps, flatbread pizzas and hot sandwiches.

Japanese Friendship Garden and Tea Pavilion

2215 Pan American Way
(619) 231-0048
Cafe for traditional Japanese teas, sushi, rice bowls & snacks.

Panama 66

1450 El Prado
(619) 696-1966
This casual American eatery situated within Balboa Park serves up hot & cold sandwiches plus beer.

The Prado

1549 El Prado
(619) 557-9441
A picturesque hacienda with a patio sets the scene for inspired Californian fare & happy-hour deals.

Stop K

Little Italy Food Hall

550 W Date St – Suite B
(619) 269-7187
Adjacent to the 10,000 square-foot open-air piazza, the Little Italy Food Hall has six locally-driven food stations, a mobile outdoor chefs’ area featuring pop-up cooking demonstrations from names such as Sam the Cooking Guy, and a full bar program complete with local beers and craft cocktails.


1743 India St.
(619) 239-3710
This upbeat eatery serves up traditional Italian cooking, plus features a wine bar & vast outdoor patio.

Buon Appetito

1609 India St.
(619) 238-9880
Intimate trattoria pairs generous plates of Italian fare with bottles from the neighboring wine bar.

Sogno Di Vino

1607 India St.
(619) 531-8887
Quaint wine bar pairs global vintages with small plates & paninis on the patio or in the cozy lounge.

Burger Lounge

1608 India St.
(619) 237-7878
Modern counter-serve burger spot serving grass-fed beef, free-range turkey & quinoa varieties.

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