The Gaslamp District, where the Bristol Hotel is located, is a 16-block historic district, offers some of the best restaurants and shops to eat in the area. Visitors can feast their eyes upon Victorian architecture while eating among the San Diego’s top restaurants.
Searsucker, one of the finest downtown restaurants, features a variety of local dishes, including fresh seafood from the coast and locally brewed beers. Its open air atmosphere allows you to casually chat with your friends just as easily as the chefs and servers.
Another restaurant, La Puerta, focuses on the three Ts: tacos, tunes, and tequila. The fun and homey atmosphere will keep you entertained for hours while their specialty drinks will lull those insistent taste buds. Make sure to try the Carne Asada, a grilled sirloin marinated with to-die-for spices and herbs.
The Oceanaire is another viable option for seafood lovers. Featuring a classy and sleek atmosphere, this restaurant hones in on its exceptional seafood platters paired with an excellent bottle of wine. Each of its dishes features fresh seafood flown in from all over the world.