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Gaslamp Quarter Historic District

Activities Abound In The Historic Gaslamp Quarter

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Spend quality time in the Gaslamp Quarter, which is one of San Diego's most historic districts. Foodies will have a field day with all the terrific dining options that feature Mexican, Spanish, and Asian cuisine and everything in between. Shoppers will be in retail heaven as there is an abundance of clothing, jewelry, and gift shops. And for those who enjoy indulging in nighttime fun, there are action-packed clubs and a theatre that presents first-rate plays and musicals.

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What Kind Of Shopping Is There?

You will have plenty of opportunities to engage your inner shopper.  Covering 16 big city blocks, the Gaslamp Quarter overflows with everything from quaint boutiques to national chains. Discover more than 80 unique retail stores that sell it all, including jewelry, clothing, hats, souvenirs, footwear, art, books, crafts, home furnishings, and accessories.

What Types Of Cuisine Will I Find?

Just about every type of food is available in the Gaslamp Quarter. Meat lovers will be drawn to Carne Prima and Greystone the Steakhouse. Fans of fresh seafood will not be disappointed at Osetra the Fish House and Blue Point Coastal Cuisine. Sushi aficionados will not want to pass up Full Moon and Ocean Room. And if you're into authentic Italian, you'll be into Osteria Panevino and Asti Ristorante.


  • Fall Back Festival
  • Taste of Gaslamp
  • Monster Bash


  • Shopping
  • Dining
  • Theater
  • Nightclubs
  • Galleries
  • Tours