Best Of The Boardwalk
KONO'S CAFE - 704 Garnet Avenue
Located within easy walking distance, at the base of the historic Crystal Pier, Kono's is a guest favorite, with a line out the door most days! Pick up an espresso at their coffee kiosk, and sit at one of their picnic tables, enjoying front row seating to the surfers, seagulls, and waves.
Crystal Pier - 4500 Ocean Walk Blvd.
When it was first built in late 1927 as Pickerings Paradise Pier, the Crystal Pier offered a classic amusement park setting above the water complete with arcade games, rides and a ballroom. Today this historic pier is the perfect spot to enjoy sweeping coastal views, watch surfers at play or take in an amazing coastal sunset. Visit the Crystal Pier Bait and Tackle on the tip of the pier, rent fishing poles, buy bait and enjoy an afternoon of fishing.
Belmont Park - 3146 Mission Blvd.
This oceanfront amusement park with a ton of history boosts rides from it's original opening in 1925, like the Giant Dipper roller coaster which is considered a local landmark. If you're craving a thrill, head down the boardwalk and check it out!
San Diego Parasail Adventures - 1842 Quivira Way
The ultimate thrill-seeker - San Diego Parasail Adventures offers safe, fun, high-flying parasailing experiences. The perfect San Diego activity for those who prefer to live life on the edge!
Baked Bear - 4516 Mission Blvd.
Do your taste buds a f(l)avor and head down to Baked Bear for a delectable, custom ice cream sandwich. Mix and match your top & bottom, choose from 13+ craft ice cream flavors, have it rolled in any topping you choose and opt for your sandwich to be hot pressed to maximize the melty, creamy goodness!
Pacific Beach Farmer's Market - 901 Garnet Avenue
EVERY TUESDAY, 2 pm - 7 pm on Bayard Street at Garnet
Meet local farmers, artists and craftspeople, all while enjoying live music and a bite to eat. This popular street market features an incredible selection of locally grow fruits, vegetables and farm-fresh eggs; fresh baked bread and pastries, fish, meat, cheese, flowers, spices, olives and sauces.