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ANIMAL GROUPS & SERVICES

1048 Myrtle Way , San Diego
Fiesta del PAWS
Hillcrest

ART GALLERIES

502 University Avenue, San Diego
Creative Crossroads
Hillcrest
3102 Reynard Way, San Diego
The Frame Maker
Hillcrest
120 Upas Street, San Diego
Glass Blowing San Diego

Channel your creativity through the element of fire at Glass Blowing San Diego (120 Upas ...

Hillcrest
1432 University Avenue, San Diego
Limbo Fine Arts Gallery
Hillcrest
540 University Avenue, San Diego
Rred Wine Bar (Permanently Closed)

In 2019, Capricho opened in this locale.

Hillcrest
3753 Sixth Avenue, San Diego
Sash Bag
Hillcrest
3867 Fourth Avenue, San Diego
Studio Door

In a bid to rid themselves of the “starving artist” label, veteran San Diego artists ...

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1475 University Avenue, San Diego
TPG2 (Permanently Closed)
Hillcrest

BARS & CLUBS

1027 University Avenue, San Diego
100 Wines (Permanently Closed)
Hillcrest
1202 University Avenue, San Diego
1202 (Permanently Closed)
Hillcrest
711 University Avenue (at Whole Foods), San Diego
7th Ave Pub

A decent beer and wine bar, all the more unexpected because it's part of a ...

Hillcrest
1403 University Avenue, San Diego
The Alibi
Hillcrest
1027 University Avenue, San Diego
BO-beau kitchen + caché

Modern speakeasy hidden behind Libertad Taco Shop. Prices: beer, $7–$8; cocktails, $9–$10; wine $10–$16. Food: ...

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3796 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Brass Rail
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1475 University Avenue, San Diego
Brick Bar

Located beneath the billowing rainbow flag of Hillcrest east, the Bamboo Lounge rebranded to the ...

Hillcrest
3834 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Café Libertalia
Hillcrest
540 University Avenue, San Diego
Capricho

Operating in the space formerly occupied by Rred Wine Bar, Capricho offers "sabores de Mexico," ...

Hillcrest
222 W. Washington Street, San Diego
CJ's Club
Hillcrest
3780 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Flame (Permanently Closed)
Hillcrest
1017 University Avenue, San Diego
Flicks
Hillcrest
3797 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Heat Bar & Kitchen (Permanently Closed)

More restaurant than bar, Heat doesn’t have a full liquor license so drinks are limited ...

Hillcrest
3693 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Huapangos

Mexican breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus as well as a daily happy hour.

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4130 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Hundred Proof (Permanently Closed)

More bar than restaurant. The hen-egg pizza is a basic Margherita-style pizza — burrata cheese ...

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1642 University Avenue #100, San Diego
insideOUT
Hillcrest
3755 Sixth Avenue, San Diego
Jake's on 6th — A Wine Bar
Hillcrest
3940 Fourth Avenue #200, San Diego
Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage (Permanently Closed)

Poised over the bustling Hillcrest nexus of Fourth and University, Martinis offers over 100 twists ...

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3940 Fourth Avenue, San Diego
Martini's Bar and Grill
Hillcrest
1271 University Avenue, San Diego
The Merrow

The former Ruby Room now goes by a name that 99 percent of us will ...

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3811 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Numb3rs

Every second, fourth and occasional fifth Saturday, industrial Goth and Dark Wave music kidnap club ...

Hillcrest
3845 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Number One Fifth Avenue
Hillcrest
3537 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Nunu's

Prices: Original char-grilled 1/4lb burger with fries, $5.95; The Nunu (1/2lb), $6.35; Grandpa’s Grilled Cheese ...

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2046 University Avenue, San Diego
Pecs Bar
Hillcrest
540 University Avenue, San Diego
Rred Wine Bar (Permanently Closed)

In 2019, Capricho opened in this locale.

Hillcrest
1271 University Avenue, San Diego
Ruby Room (Permanently Closed)
Hillcrest
3687 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Two Seven Eight

Operating in the locale that, for the previous ten years, hosted the Tractor Room, Vista ...

Hillcrest
308 University Avenue, San Diego
Urban Mo's Bar and Grill

Even cowboys have a spot to kick up their heels in San Diego, at the ...

Hillcrest
3968 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
The Wine Lover
Hillcrest
1243 University Avenue, San Diego
Wine Steals (Permanently Closed)

Despite the fact that the service can get sloppy, Steals beats everybody else in town ...

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BREWERIES

1477 University Avenue, San Diego
FruitCraft Fermentery & Distillery

FruitCraft is taking creativity in craft alcohol to a new level by fermenting (and distilling) ...

Hillcrest
1458 University Avenue, San Diego
Hillcrest Brewing Co.

The owners of several of Hillcrest’s most popular restaurants threw their hats into the brewing ...

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3683 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
The Project Bar & Grill (Permanently Closed)

Beau Schmitt and business partner Mike Sill opened the Brew Project in Hillcrest in fall ...

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CHURCHES & PLACES OF WORSHIP

625 Pennsylvania Avenue, San Diego
All Saints' Episcopal Church Hillcrest

It wasn't so much the 22 candles being lit for the High Mass celebrating All ...

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3967 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Grace Lutheran Church

The Christ depicted on the wall behind the raised, carved-wood pulpit at Grace Lutheran is ...

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2512 Third Avenue, San Diego
Ohr Shalom Synagogue

"You should have been here last night," said Rabbi Scott Meltzer to me before the ...

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1638 Polk Avenue, San Diego
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hillcrest

Shafts of gold radiated from the nexus of the crucifix hanging above the tabernacle at ...

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P.O. Box 7531, San Diego
Third Day Churches

Third Day Churches is a house church movement founded in San Diego that has since ...

Hillcrest
3858 Front Street, San Diego
Universal Spirit Center
Hillcrest
3900 Cleveland Avenue, San Diego
University Christian Church

A sort of cutout bas-relief depiction of Leonardo's Last Supper stood on an easel outside ...

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COFFEESHOPS

3775 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Balboa Perk European Coffeehouse

Set in the kind of living room you’d read about in a Hercule Poirot mystery. ...

Hillcrest
801 University Avenue, San Diego
Better Buzz Coffee
Hillcrest
3834 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Café Libertalia
Hillcrest
3896 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Chocolat
Hillcrest
1295 University Avenue, San Diego
Glass Corner Cafè & Deli
Hillcrest
1433 University Avenue, San Diego
Industrial Grind Coffee

Hillcrest coffee roaster Industrial grind opened its fourth shop in this, its largest location. The ...

Hillcrest
3922 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Industrial Grind Coffee

Coffee roaster Industrial grind opened this original location of its shop in 2010. The cafe ...

Hillcrest
1731 University Avenue, San Diego
Kava Collective

Formerly known as the Rooted Kava Bar, the Kava Collective is a lounge and music ...

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1041 University Avenue, San Diego
Lestat's Hillcrest
Hillcrest
3788 Park Boulevard, Suite 4, San Diego
Patisserie Melanie
Hillcrest
3752 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Refill

Minimalist design and quality coffee go together in this indoor/outdoor café. Counter service includes crepes, ...

Hillcrest
3858 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Royal Hookah and Cigar Lounge

Prices: Beef or chicken burger, $5; Philly steak sandwich, $6; hummus, pita bread, $6; baba ...

Hillcrest
3801 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Starbucks Coffee
Hillcrest
412 University Avenue, San Diego
Subterranean Coffee Boutique
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COMMUNITY CENTERS

502 University Avenue, San Diego
Creative Crossroads
Hillcrest
1223 Cleveland Avenue # 200, San Diego
Ugather Cowork
Hillcrest

EDUCATION

1400 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Centre City
Hillcrest
3746 Sixth Avenue, San Diego
Modeling Training Center
Hillcrest
3366 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Roosevelt Middle School
Hillcrest

ENTERTAINMENT

HEALTH & BEAUTY

1080 University Avenue, San Diego
Ageless & Beautiful
Hillcrest
3016, 3956 1st Avenue, San Diego
Belle + Barre

Belle + barre offers unheated and heated group classes incorporating barre, strength training, and cardio ...

Hillcrest
1253 University Avenue, San Diego
Body Alchemist
Hillcrest
3636 4th Avenue, Suite 315, San Diego
Cereset San Diego

Cereset was founded with the goal of helping people achieve more restful sleep and de-stress ...

Hillcrest
3752 Third Avenue, San Diego
Dwell Sanctuary
Hillcrest
3969 First Ave (at Washington), San Diego
Karma Relaxation Spa

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Hillcrest
1080 University Avenue, San Diego
The Knotstop
Hillcrest
3594 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Mint Skin
Hillcrest
3603 Fourth Avenue, San Diego
Mystique Medical Spa
Hillcrest
3960 Fourth Avenue, San Diego
Naomi Spa
Hillcrest
2720 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Premier Massage
Hillcrest
3924 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Sonya of London
Hillcrest
4080 Centre Street, Suite 202, San Diego
Thrive Wellness
Hillcrest
535 University Avenue, San Diego
Vanessa Marie Skin

Licensed Esthetician, Oncology trained services. This locale formerly hosted Harvey Milk's American Diner.

Hillcrest
1930 First Avenue, San Diego
Vasseur Skin Salon & Spa
Hillcrest
4127 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Walter Todd Salon
Hillcrest

LIBRARIES

MOVIE THEATERS

3965 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Landmark Hillcrest

Number of Seats: 316 Total Number of Screens: 5 Bonus Features: Quality films, spotless presentation, ...

Hillcrest

MUSEUMS

3525 Seventh Avenue, San Diego
Marston House Museum

The Marston House was built in 1905 and is a fine example of the Arts ...

Hillcrest

PARKS & OUTDOOR SPACES

1261 Johnson Avenue, San Diego
Buchanan Canyon
Hillcrest

RESTAURANTS

1027 University Avenue, San Diego
100 Wines (Permanently Closed)
Hillcrest
1417 University Avenue, San Diego
Akinori Sushi (Permanently Closed)

This place is a great mix of upscale and, for lack of a better word, ...

Hillcrest
1220 Cleveland Ave Ste 101, San Diego
Aladdin Mediterranean Cuisine

Aladdin serves traditional Lebanese food. You'll find many Mediterranean classics such as chicken kebabs, lamb, ...

Hillcrest
3843 Richmond Street, San Diego
Amarin Thai

Amarin is named for the dreamy, verdant Amarin Lagoon in Phitsanulok, a small town a ...

Hillcrest
3845 Fourth Street, San Diego
Arrivederci

A narrow, ever-crowded room with a long menu offering a familiar regional Italian potpourri, including ...

Hillcrest
414 University Avenue, San Diego
The Asian Bistro

Fresh Thai and Thai fusion at any time of day, and the staff is just ...

Hillcrest
420 Robinson Avenue, San Diego
Au Revoir
Hillcrest
406 University Ave Unit B, San Diego
Baba's Hot Chicken

Nashville Hot Chicken chain out of Los Angeles, serving spicy chicken tenders, sandwiches, and sides ...

Hillcrest
3766 Fifth Ave, San Diego
Bahn Thai Hillcrest

Larger sister restaurant to the established little shop in University Heights. Fast casual Thai food, ...

Hillcrest
1421 University Avenue, 1, San Diego
Baja Betty's

Extensive cocktail, margarita, and tequila list and regular Cal-Mex food in a lively atmosphere. Inexpensive ...

Hillcrest
3775 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Balboa Perk European Coffeehouse

Set in the kind of living room you’d read about in a Hercule Poirot mystery. ...

Hillcrest
3884 Fourth Avenue, San Diego
Bearito's Republic (Permanently Closed)

Mission-style burritos with cute names (Goldilocks, Get Down, and Papa Bear!) can be made as ...

Hillcrest
801 University Avenue, San Diego
Better Buzz Coffee
Hillcrest
620 University Avenue, San Diego
Beyond Juice
Hillcrest
1010 University Avenue, San Diego
Big City Bagels
Hillcrest
1260 Universtiy Avenue, San Diego
Bino’s Bistro & Crêperie (Permanently Closed)

With fresh pastry, good coffee, and ample parking, Bino’s is solid destination for leisurely breakfasts. ...

Hillcrest
406 University Avenue, San Diego
Blue Fourno Grill (Permanently Closed)

Airy, casual Mediterranean eatery featuring vegan dishes as well as grilled rotisserie meats. Mostly authentic ...

Hillcrest
3960 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Bombay Exotic Cuisine of India

We’re talking northern India here — lots of lamb, potatoes, creamy sauces, tandoor-baked breads and ...

Hillcrest
441 Washington Street, San Diego
Brazen BBQ

Brazen BBQ serves up slow-cooked and smoked meats, from brisket and pulled pork to ribs ...

Hillcrest
350 University Avenue, San Diego
Bread and Cie

Crusty European peasant breads include anise-fig and black-olive loaves. Focaccia pizza and savory sandwiches (many ...

Hillcrest
3825 Fifth Ave, San Diego
Breakfast Bitch

Counter service every day brunch spot built around a sassy attitude. "Main Bitch" entrees turn ...

Hillcrest
111 Washington Street, San Diego
Bronx Pizza

People from New York love Bronx Pizza. The Mission Hills shop has the Empire State ...

Hillcrest
2358 University Avenue, San Diego
A Brooklyn Pizzeria
Hillcrest
406 University Avenue Unit B, San Diego
The Buffalo Public House (Permanently Closed)

With a menu featuring influences from Brazilian cuisine (the chef used to work on a ...

Hillcrest
406 University Avenue, San Diego
Burger Lounge Hillcrest
Hillcrest
3707 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Busalacchi's A Modo Mio (Permanently Closed)

This locale later hosted Swami's Cafe Hillcrest.

Hillcrest
3614 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Café Barbera
Hillcrest
3831 Park Boulevard, 4, San Diego
Café on Park

The place looks trendy, but don’t expect PC food. Plates overflow with hearty American fodder. ...

Hillcrest
3852 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Cali Deli
Hillcrest
1290 University Ave, San Diego
Cali "O" Burgers

Current occupant of the high-turnover spot at 1290 University has a few tricks up its ...

Hillcrest
540 University Avenue, San Diego
Capricho

Operating in the space formerly occupied by Rred Wine Bar, Capricho offers "sabores de Mexico," ...

Hillcrest
3671 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Celadon (Permanently Closed)

Celadon closed down, got a makeover, and re-opened as French Concession, a dim sum restaurant ...

Hillcrest
734 University Avenue, San Diego
Chipotle

Several San Diego locations. This chain that McDonald’s acquired cleaves to the original vision: naturally ...

Hillcrest
555 University Avenue, San Diego
City Delicatessen (Permanently Closed)

Some folk come for the Jewish-American food (chicken-in-the-pot, brisket of beef, chopped liver), others to ...

Hillcrest
3707 Fifth Ave., San Diego
Cocina De Barrio

Oaxacan inspired restaurant and tequila bar, offering a range of traditonal and fusion dishes, including ...

Hillcrest
3805 Fifth Ave, San Diego
Common Stock

Restaurant and bar serving chef-driven American cuisine, from gourmet cheeseburgers to flat iron steak and ...

Hillcrest
3825 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Crave Grill House

Colorful and even somewhat sparkly casual sit-down restaurant serving Persian food ranging from a variety ...

Hillcrest
425 Robinson Avenue, San Diego
Crest Café

“Hearty Homemade Comfort Food” is both the boast and the cuisine, including Sloppy Joes, honey-glazed ...

Hillcrest
110 West Washington Street, San Diego
El Cuervo Taco Shop
Hillcrest
1281 University Ave, San Diego
Daddy's Hot Dogs

Hole in the wall hot dog shop serving beef and veggie dogs with an array ...

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3430 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
d Bar Desserts

Modern, spacious and above all sweet, this bar/restaurant/dessert specialist is out to be your all ...

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3702 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Deli on 5th Avenue
Hillcrest
435 University Avenue, San Diego
East Coast Pizza Hillcrest

Just-OK pizza has a rather beige character, being "not quite this, not quite that" in ...

Hillcrest
406 University Avenue, San Diego
East Village Asian Diner

A successful North County California Korean Japanese bistro expanded to Uptown, East Village specializes in ...

Hillcrest
3765 6th Avenue, San Diego
Ebisu Sushi
Hillcrest
420 Robinson Avenue Ste B, San Diego
Einstein Bros. Bagels
Hillcrest
127 University Avenue, San Diego
Empirehouse (Permanently Closed)
Hillcrest
3803 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Espettos Brazilian Skewers

Small counter service shop dishing up Brazilian churrasco, in particular grilled skewers. Beef, chicken, sausage, ...

Hillcrest
142 University Avenue, San Diego
Fiesta Cantina
Hillcrest
416 University Avenue, San Diego
Fig Tree
Hillcrest
3671 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
French Concession (Permanently Closed)

Dim sum lovers need not travel to Convoy Street, though that option remains forever valid ...

Hillcrest
3650 Fifth Avenue #103, San Diego
Fresh Catch Fish Market & Grill

Spacious and clean fish-counter restaurant with a variety of seafood dishes to cover a wide ...

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1227 University Avenue, San Diego
La Fuente

La Fuente has the advantage of being open late and having a drive-through window, but ...

Hillcrest
1295 University Avenue, San Diego
Glass Corner Cafè & Deli
Hillcrest
420 Robinson Ave, San Diego
Goi Cuon

Counter service restaurant specializing in the Vietnamese gỏi cuốn, a.k.a. spring rolls. No fewer than ...

Hillcrest
1220 University Avenue, San Diego
Gossip Grill

While most restaurants are wrapping up from lunch and prepping for dinner between 2 and ...

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3865 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Great Wow/Trinitea Tea

Great Wow’s spare but welcoming space brings handmade Chinese dumplings to Hillcrest — you may ...

Hillcrest
2505 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Hachi Ramen

Operating in the locale originally known as Artisan Bento, Hachi Ramen is a casual counter ...

Hillcrest
3628 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Hash House A Go Go
Hillcrest
3797 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Heat Bar & Kitchen (Permanently Closed)

More restaurant than bar, Heat doesn’t have a full liquor license so drinks are limited ...

Hillcrest
3780 Fifth Avenue, #1, San Diego
Hillcrest Sandwich Company

Right across the street from Rite-Aid on Robinson and Fifth Ave., the Hillcrest Sandwich Co. ...

Hillcrest
3803 Fifth Ave, San Diego
HiroNori Craft Ramen

Michelin recognized "Bib gourmand" restaurant out of Orange County, started by Japanese ramen chefs Hiromichi ...

Hillcrest
3825 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Hōm Korean Kitchen (Permanently Closed)

Bringing Korean influence to the cafeteria-style fast-casual motif, Hōm serves rice bowls topped with grilled ...

Hillcrest
3871 Fourth Avenue, San Diego
Hong Kong Restaurant

Quick service until 2:30 a.m. from a huge menu of vaguely Szechuan-Mandarin fare. Consider fried ...

Hillcrest
3693 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Huapangos

Mexican breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus as well as a daily happy hour.

Hillcrest
4130 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Hundred Proof (Permanently Closed)

More bar than restaurant. The hen-egg pizza is a basic Margherita-style pizza — burrata cheese ...

Hillcrest
1449 University Avenue, San Diego
Ichiban

Ichiban ("Number One" in Japanese) has been here three decades, and still gets as crowded ...

Hillcrest
1010 University Avenue, Suite 101, San Diego
Ike's Place

The kind of sandwich shop where you get dozens of sandwich options named for celebrities, ...

Hillcrest
1642 University Avenue #100, San Diego
insideOUT
Hillcrest
3645 Park Boulevard, 2, San Diego
Islander Grill

Exotic food from Guam includes chicken kelaguen, a citric salad resembling ceviche and brilliant coconut ...

Hillcrest
3882 Fourth Avenue, San Diego
Izakaya Ouan
Hillcrest
3755 Sixth Avenue, San Diego
Jake's on 6th — A Wine Bar
Hillcrest
510 Robinson Avenue, San Diego
Jamba Juice Hillcrest
Hillcrest
3975 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Jersey Mike's Subs
Hillcrest
3803 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Kasi

The simplistic menu offers mainstay Indian curries, rice, salad, naan, and tandoori chicken. That’s it. ...

Hillcrest
1045 University Avenue, San Diego
Kato Sushi Hillcrest (Permanently Closed)

Virtually identical to the original in PB, this is a budget-minded spot for just-OK sushi ...

Hillcrest
523 University Avenue, San Diego
Khyber Pass

Fascinating Afghani cuisine. Don’t miss the outstanding aushak (spring onion ravioli) and mantu (ground-meat ravioli) ...

Hillcrest
3940 Fourth Avenue #110, San Diego
Kous Kous Moroccan Bistro

Witty staffers treat you like dinner guests. Start with chicken or shrimp b’stila in cinnamon-dusted ...

Hillcrest
3696 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
La Bonne Table

Traditional French bistro plucked from the countryside of Provence and dropped into the middle of ...

Hillcrest
1266 University Avenue, San Diego
Lalo's Tacos al Pastor
Hillcrest
1045 University Avenue, San Diego
Lava Sushi
Hillcrest
3958 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Lemonade

This cafeteria-style restaurant chain offers a large number of seasonally inspired dishes. Choose your own ...

Hillcrest
4229 Front Street, San Diego
Letty's Bean Shack

You might call this place Hillcrest’s secret. It’s an old house beside an open field ...

Hillcrest
1023 University Avenue, San Diego
Libertad Tacos

Unapologetically non-traditional combinations along with familiar favorites. Avocado, grilled or batter-fried achiote- marinated grilled fish, ...

Hillcrest
3827 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Local Habit

Affordable, organic, locally sourced meals (fresh basil pasta from Seeds @ City Urban Farm at ...

Hillcrest
3761 Sixth Avenue, San Diego
Lotus Thai

Also 906 Market Street, East Village, 619-595-0115. The chefs are from northwest Thailand, and something ...

Hillcrest
1040 University Avenue, San Diego
Maestoso
Hillcrest
2601 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
The Market Place Deli

With a '70s-era façade and classic neighborhood market interior, the real lure of this Park-side ...

Hillcrest
435 University Avenue, San Diego
Massachusetts Mike's Pizzeria

Pizza counter shop serving East Coast-style pizza pie the slice as well as whole pies, ...

Hillcrest
142 University Avenue, Suite C, San Diego
Mess Royale

Small, casual, all-day eatery in Hillcrest specializing in the flavors of Montreal. Specifically, bagels and ...

Hillcrest
501 University Avenue, San Diego
Nami
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501 University Ave, San Diego
Natural Style Chicken Hillcrest

Though it opened as a rotisserie chicken restaurant, much like its original Point Loma location, ...

Hillcrest
1255 University Avenue, San Diego
Nunzi's Cafe

Prices: Meatloaf panini, with Angus beef or turkey, $7.50; chicken bacon panini with cheese, $7; ...

Hillcrest
141 University Avenue, San Diego
Ortega's Bistro

The fresh fare and handmade tortillas, along with the Mexican country-home decor, transport you to ...

Hillcrest
646 University Avenue, San Diego
Oscar's Mexican Seafood
Hillcrest
3650 Fifth Avenue #103, San Diego
Osteria Origano
Hillcrest
3650 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Pappalecco Hillcrest
Hillcrest
3850 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Parma
Hillcrest
3788 Park Boulevard, Suite 4, San Diego
Patisserie Melanie
Hillcrest
3888 Fourth Avenue, San Diego
Patxi's Pizza

Patxi's specializes in signature Chicago-style deep dish pizzas.

Hillcrest
3923 Fourth Avenue, San Diego
Picasso Spanish Restaurant (Permanently Closed)

Some top Basque tapas here include chicken-stuffed empanadillas, baby eels in garlic sauce, stuffed green ...

Hillcrest
1045 University Avenue, San Diego
Pita Jungle (Permanently Closed)

The Pita Jungle concept is based on a healthful and natural cuisine crafted within the ...

Hillcrest
3614 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Poké Go

Small dine in or takeout restaurant specializing in Hawaiian specialty poké salad, plus a small ...

Hillcrest
690 University Avenue, San Diego
Poke It

Opened summer 2018.

Hillcrest
3980 Third Avenue, San Diego
La Posta de Acapulco

Several San Diego locations. The carne asada burritos are rich-tasting, fresh, generous. Also much loved ...

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1252 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103, San Diego
Prager Brothers Artisan Breads Hillcrest

Counter shop serving breads, pastries, sandwiches, and other baked goods from the Crlsbad bakery of ...

Hillcrest
3683 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
The Project Bar & Grill (Permanently Closed)

Beau Schmitt and business partner Mike Sill opened the Brew Project in Hillcrest in fall ...

Hillcrest
3888 Fourth Avenue, San Diego
Project Pie

This “Chipotle style” pizza thing is pretty intuitive. Cheese pizza is $6. Pizza with toppings ...

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530 University Avenue, San Diego
Rakitori Japanese Pub & Grill

This Japanese Pub features not only classic yakitori and ramen items but also some choice ...

Hillcrest
815 University Ave, San Diego
Ramen Ryoma Hillcrest

Japanese restaurant specializing in ramen, sushi, and izakaya style dishes. Local craft beer served alongside ...

Hillcrest
1220 University Avenue, San Diego
The Range Kitchen and Cocktails
Hillcrest
3955 Fifth Avenue #100, San Diego
RB Sushi Hillcrest

All-you-can-eat sushi joint delivers gluttonous portions of OK fish to Uptown San Diego. As with ...

Hillcrest
3752 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Refill

Minimalist design and quality coffee go together in this indoor/outdoor café. Counter service includes crepes, ...

Hillcrest
3683 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
R-Gang Eatery (Permanently Closed)

Occupying a busy section of 5th Ave in Hillcrest, R-Gang is an upscale version of ...

Hillcrest
3884 Fourth Avenue, San Diego
Rolled Up

What used to be an assembly-line burrito shop is now an assembly-line sushi shop where ...

Hillcrest
1225 University Ave., San Diego
Roots Bowls

Counter shop specializing in acai bowls, but also serving pressed juices, smoothies, salads, and sandwiches. ...

Hillcrest
3858 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Royal Hookah and Cigar Lounge

Prices: Beef or chicken burger, $5; Philly steak sandwich, $6; hummus, pita bread, $6; baba ...

Hillcrest
540 University Avenue, San Diego
Rred Wine Bar (Permanently Closed)

In 2019, Capricho opened in this locale.

Hillcrest
3797 Park Blvd, San Diego
RustiCucina

Italian restaurant owing to Sicilian cuisine, serving pastas, pizzas, and entrees along with a full ...

Hillcrest
3900 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Saigon on Fifth

The food may be toned down from more "authentic" Vietnamese restaurants, but Saigon on Fifth ...

Hillcrest
1459 University Avenue, San Diego
Sajj Mediterranean Grill

Sajj is the name of the domed, cast-iron oven that bakes the fresh bread at ...

Hillcrest
1290 University Avenue, San Diego
Shawarma House
Hillcrest
3603 Fourth Ave, San Diego
Sisters Pizza

Pizza place established in loviung memory of the proprietor's late older sister. Serves east coast ...

Hillcrest
3749 Park Boulevard, San Diego
The Smok'd Hog

Small and earnest barbecue spot in Hillcrest that prefers to focus on the 'cue concept ...

Hillcrest
3925 Fifth Avenue, Unit A, San Diego
The Snooty Asian (Permanently Closed)

The one and only legitimate pan-Asian bistro in the whole wide Hillcrest. When it's good, ...

Hillcrest
3950 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Snooze, An A.M. Eatery

This breakfast-centric bistro is open at 6:30am every day of the week to greet you ...

Hillcrest
530 University Avenue, San Diego
Social Experiment (Permanently Closed)

From the same pedigree as North County's Blue Ribbon Pizza and the Craftsman Tavern, SE ...

Hillcrest
3925 Fourth Ave, San Diego
Starry Lane Bakery

Think vegan, gluten-free cookies, pies, cupcakes, lemon bars, caramels, and fudge brownies worthy of second ...

Hillcrest
3749 Park Blvd, San Diego
Sunnyboy Biscuit Co.

Biscuit centric eatery offering breakfast sandwiches of bacon, sausage, fried chicken, chicken fried steak, and ...

Hillcrest
3707 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Swami's Cafe Hillcrest

In 2018, Swami's Cafe opened its tenth area location within the 4,500-square-foot space that last ...

Hillcrest
1263 University Avenue, San Diego
Tabletop Commons
Hillcrest
3739 Sixth Avenue, San Diego
Tajima Hillcrest

Small but open feeling ramen bar in central Hillcrest, offers reasonable prices and excellent ramen, ...

Hillcrest
3890 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Tandoori Hut

The buffet is heavily advertised on the exterior of Tandoori hut. "All you can eat" ...

Hillcrest
142 University Avenue, San Diego
Taste of Denmark

Small table service restaurant specializing in the traditional dishes of Denmark. Homestyle dishes include pan ...

Hillcrest
670 University Avenue, 1, San Diego
Taste of Szechuan

Find standard Americanized Szechuan-Mandarin fare. Want spicy? Ask for heat. Tangy, crisp Szechuan garlic shrimp ...

Hillcrest
527 University Avenue, San Diego
Taste of Thai
Hillcrest
1469 University Avenue, San Diego
T-Deli
Hillcrest
3739 Sixth Avenue , San Diego
Tec Chan
Hillcrest
435 University Ave., San Diego
The Stain (Permanently Closed)

Pizza counter shop serving pizza pie the slice as well as whole pies, wings, grinders, ...

Hillcrest
142 University Avenue, Suite C, San Diego
Tortas and Beer (Permanently Closed)

Really good tortas. Nice beer selection. Amazing housemade aguas frescas. Cool, friendly people working inside. ...

Hillcrest
3687 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
The Tractor Room (Permanently Closed)

Menu highlights included identical stews of wild boar and buffalo, grilled salmon, and Prime-grade bone-in ...

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3752 Park Boulevard, San Diego
Trust

The noisy dining room appears packed with fashionable foodies on any given night. Vaguely industrial ...

Hillcrest
3687 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Two Seven Eight

Operating in the locale that, for the previous ten years, hosted the Tractor Room, Vista ...

Hillcrest
650 University Ave, San Diego
Uncle Biffs California Killer Cookies

Using family recipes handed down throughout generations, uncle biff's california killer cookies produces gourmet artisan ...

Hillcrest
1236 University Avenue, San Diego
Uptown Tavern
Hillcrest
308 University Avenue, San Diego
Urban Mo's Bar and Grill

Even cowboys have a spot to kick up their heels in San Diego, at the ...

Hillcrest
3827 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
La Vecinidad

Many kinds of tacos with homemade tortillas.

Hillcrest
1040 University Avenue, San Diego
Whistling Duck Tavern (Permanently Closed)

Modern gastropub serving Asian-fusion dishes, plenty of which feature the namesake fowl. An open-air design ...

Hillcrest
711 University Avenue, San Diego
Whole Foods Market

Gourmet organic grocery eat-in/take-out selections offer healthy plates like Emerald Mushrooms salad and couscous studded ...

Hillcrest
1243 University Avenue, San Diego
Wine Steals (Permanently Closed)

Despite the fact that the service can get sloppy, Steals beats everybody else in town ...

Hillcrest
1288 University Avenue, San Diego
Wonderful Sushi

Maki and nigiri are far and away the most common types of sushi available at ...

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RETAIL

3795 Fourth Ave, San Diego
Babycakes

Neighborhood spot specializing in cupcakes with tall swirls of icing and usually something sweet running ...

Hillcrest
3862 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Buffalo Exchange
Hillcrest
1029 University Avenue, San Diego
establish.

What happens when you win HGTV’s White Room Challenge? Well, in Burnz Fernandez’s case, he ...

Hillcrest
3849f Fifth Avenue, San Diego
Flashbacks

Store with a range of fashions from the 1950s to the early 1990s, plus gently ...

Hillcrest
127 West University Avenue, San Diego
Harlequin Boutique
Hillcrest
1003 University Avenue, San Diego
Hillcrest Ace Hardware
Hillcrest
940-1092 University Avenue, San Diego
Hub Hillcrest Market
Hillcrest
401 University Avenue, San Diego
Juice Crafters Hillcrest

Part of an L.A.-based cold-pressed juice chain. The small juice counter also offers a long ...

Hillcrest
1003 University Avenue, San Diego
Nativa Furniture
Hillcrest
535 Robinson Avenue, San Diego
Rite Aid
Hillcrest
3753 Sixth Avenue, San Diego
Sash Bag
Hillcrest
1750 Robinson Avenue, San Diego
Score Footwear
Hillcrest
3776 Fourth Avenue, San Diego
Soet

Pall Jenkins from Black Heart Procession opened this gift shop specializing in vinyl in September ...

Hillcrest
1243½ University Avenue, San Diego
Taste Artisan Cheese Shop
Hillcrest
1644 University Avenue, San Diego
Thrift Trader (Permanently Closed)
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308 West Washington Street, San Diego
Unleashed by Petco - Hillcrest
Hillcrest
3821 Fourth Avenue, San Diego
Village Hat Shop
Hillcrest
1050 University Avenue, San Diego
Vom Fass

Vom Fass is an oil, vinegar, spirits, liqueur, and wine store located in the HUB ...

Hillcrest
3968 Fifth Avenue, San Diego
The Wine Lover
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SERVICES

116 West Washington Street, San Diego
The Real Theater
Hillcrest

SPORTS

3969 4th Avenue, Suite 209, San Diego
Angie's Pilates Haus
Hillcrest
1450 University Avenue, San Diego
Ashley Lane Fitness
Hillcrest
2244 Fourth Avenue, Suite B, San Diego
Body Wise Yoga Studio
Hillcrest
1795 University Avenue, San Diego
Coriography

Partner dance classes for ballroom, Latin, salsa, swing, and Argentine tango featuring private lessons in ...

Hillcrest
1040 University Avenue Suite B213, San Diego
CycleBar
Hillcrest
1243 University Avenue, San Diego
Hillcrest Athletic Club
Hillcrest
3030 Front Street, San Diego
San Diego Indoor Sports Club
Hillcrest

THEATERS & PLAYHOUSES

116 West Washington Street, San Diego
The Real Theater
Hillcrest
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