Known for its pristine beaches, natural preserves and miles of open spaces, San Diego’s North County is filled with unique and picturesque scenery. Another hidden gem in the North County is the budding restaurant scene. From the beaches to the inland mountains, North County is bringing some of the best fine dining options to the city. These North County novelty restaurants will not disappoint and are serving up mouthwatering dishes in that laid-back San Diego vibe we all know and love.
Over 30 fantastic Hillcrest restaurants are participating, giving foodies a chance to sample some of their best and signature dishes. From quaint cafes and French and Italian style bistros to five-star dining delights. Taste of Hillcrest is the most anticipated self-guided culinary walking tour in San Diego. Sample bites such as pad Thai, sashimi, Italian antipasto to classic American comfort food. Your taste buds are going to go wild on this culinary journey throughout Hillcrest, plus the weather will be perfect.
Get your tater-tot on at Brian’s 24, a family-owned and cozy restaurant located in the Gaslamp District. Indulge in an order of Pizza Tots, a full pound of crispy tots smothered in melted mozzarella cheese and chopped pepperoni, and topped with their housemade marinara sauce.
It’s not spring without baby animals and other farm fun, so grab your kiddos-and a camera- and get ready to oohh and ahh over furry and feathered friends, take a carriage ride and take in nature. The Ranch at Bandy Canyon is an idyllic playground for mom, dad and the kids. Get off the couch and drop the iPad, and visit the petting zoo and equestrian center at The Ranch at Bandy Canyon.