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Gaslamp Quarter downtown in San Diego
Gaslamp Quarter

Savor The Best Things To Do In Downtown San Diego

The city's tastiest restaurants, liveliest nightclubs and best entertainment are all found in one spot - the historic Gaslamp Quarter. Just around the corner from The Lafayette, enjoy the best of San Diego nightlife, shopping and dining spread out before you in 16.5 vibrant blocks.
Dance the night away. Devour dishes from world-renowned chefs. Discover eclectic boutiques & art galleries. Admire the architecture. It's all here in this urban playground.

What You Need To Know

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  • San Diego Half Marathon (March)
  • Taste of Gaslamp (June)
  • San Diego Int'l. Film Festival (Oct.)


  • Shopping
  • Art Galleries
  • Dining
  • Historic Architecture
  • Nightlife
  • Special Events


Where should I eat in the Gaslamp Quarter?

Discover a fusion of global cuisine to satisfy every palate. Wake up your taste buds with savory Mexican dishes at La Puerta. Experience the freshest catch at Oceanaire Seafood Room. Satisfy cravings for sushi & Japanese fare at Nobu. Enjoy authentic Spanish cuisine & entertainment at Cafe Sevilla. Or dig into mouth-watering steaks at Lou & Mickey's. The world's best dishes are served daily in the historic Gaslight Quarter.

What are the best bars in the Gaslamp Quarter?

Soak up the best city views, hand-crafted cocktails and sexy vibes at Rooftop by STK. Head to Moonshine Flats and dance the night away to the best country music in this unique multi-level, 10,000 sq. foot venue. Soak up the ultra-cool ambiance at the Onyx Room and Thin for the ultimate "see and be seen" experience. And if partying all night long to the latest beats is what you're after, there's no better destination than Fluxx, San Diego's premier dance club.


Driving Directions to Gaslamp Quarter
or The Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows