The journey is as sweet as the destination. Ready for a tasty adventure? Fill up the gas tank. Turn on the GPS. Add these gastronomic itineraries as part of the ultimate San Diego road trip. And drive along scenic San Diego Bay for a day filled with delicious destinations on this culinary road trip.
Where: 550 West Date St, San Diego CA 92101
Begin in San Diego’s buzziest neighborhood, Little Italy. Enjoy the most important meal of the day in style at Morning Glory. This all-breakfast hot spot is known as much for its over-the-top décor as it is for its delectable Japanese-style souffle pancakes.
Liberty Public Market
Where: 2816 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106
Head northwest on Harbor Drive and take a detour to the Liberty Station. This arts, dining and entertainment district is home to Liberty Public Market, San Diego’s first year-round food hall where you can get a taste of some of the region’s finest food purveyors.
Where: 2820 Roosevelt Road, San Diego, CA 92106
Italian food fans will love Solare, also located at Liberty Station. This elegant eatery recently received “Bib Gourmand” status by Michelin for its fresh, seasonal and simple take on authentic Italian fare.
Point Loma Seafoods
Where: 2805 Emerson St, San Diego, CA 92106
Continue heading west to bayside Point Loma Seafoods, San Diego’s famous bustling fish market featuring fresh regional seafood like fried fish, sushi and crab cakes.
Where: 2230 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106
End the day on Shelter Island with a sunset cocktail at Bali Hai, San Diego’s original tiki-style restaurant and home of a mighty strong Mai Tai (just make sure your designated driver enjoys a mocktail!).
Fathom Bistro, Bait & Tackle
Where: 1776 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106
Or sip on a local craft beer with an amazing downtown view at the quirky dockside Fathom Bistro, Bait & Tackle.