The burst of color overhead, the twinkle of light falling towards the earth, the thundering boom – the fireworks in San Diego’s skies on the 4th of July are truly magical. But what if you’re looking for a meal to accompany the fireworks display that’s just as magical? These top-nosh destinations offer delicious meals with a side of fireworks viewing.
George’s at the Cove is famous for stunning views and equally stunning California fare. From George’s Bar or the Ocean Terrace, you can sample a special four-course menu while watching the fireworks from your perch above La Jolla Cove.
Compliment your view of SeaWorld’s spectacular fireworks with dinner at Red Marlin Restaurant, Bar & Terrace. The classic contemporary eatery at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa boasts some of San Diego’s best crab cakes along with a prime location right on Mission Bay.
Sushi and seafood lovers will want to head to Coronado for dinner at Peohe’s. Nestled right along the Coronado Ferry Landing, Peohe’s views will delight fireworks fans, as will the enormous piles of Alaskan king crab legs.
Of course, you don’t have to have fine dining reservations to enjoy a fantastic meal while taking in the fireworks. A surfside picnic dinner at Seaport Village is the perfect meal for taking in the Big Bay Boom, San Diego’s biggest fireworks display. Fill up your picnic basket with delicious treats from a downtown specialty food shop, like Venissimo Cheese, Bread on Market or Mona Lisa Italian Foods, and you’ll have a meal sure to be the envy of those on the neighboring blankets.