Cocktails with a View, Sunsets are Complimentary – Best Bars to Enjoy a San Diego Sunset

What’s better than enjoying an evening cocktail by the beach? Witnessing a breathtaking sunset. San Diego is known for its beautiful sunsets, and these bars offer the best view in the city to experience them.


Just a short beach walk from the Pacific Terrace Hotel, Waterbar offers innovated cocktails, lively entertainment and most importantly, panoramic ocean views. Relax after a long day with a drink in your hand and the sun painting beautiful colors across the sky.

4325 Ocean Blvd, San Diego, California 92109, 858-888-4343,


Hop on one of our bikes and cruise the boardwalk to Cannonball Mission Beach. Sip craft cocktails on San Diego’s largest oceanfront rooftop while you enjoy a fresh selection of sushi and sashimi. Cuddle up by the fireplace as the sun disappears beneath the horizon.

3105 Ocean Front Walk, San Diego, CA 92109, 858-228-9304


Located in La Jolla, a short drive from the hotel, find Catania on the hillside overlooking the calm Pacific Ocean. Dine on Italian coastal cuisine, sip on an Aperol spritz and enjoy panoramic views of the sunset.

7863 Girard Ave (Third Floor), La Jolla, CA 92037, 858-551-5105,

Georges at the Cove

Voted San Diego’s best restaurant, Georges at the Cove never disappoints. Dine on the open-air ocean terrace for a spectacular view of the sunset over La Jolla Shores beach. Indulge in one of George’s unique signature cocktails like the Spa Day or the Coconut Monkey. George’s at the Cove is located 15 minutes from the Pacific Terrace Hotel.

1250 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92037, 858-454-4244,


Situated next to San Diego bay, C-Level offers stunning panoramic water views. Just a short drive from the hotel, immerse yourself in delectable seafood and one of their signature martinis. Relax and enjoy as you close out your evening with a gorgeous sunset.

880 Harbor Island Dr. San Diego, CA 92101, 619-298-6802,