Featured Restaurants 

Babycakes
Dessert. Drink. Dine! The social HUB of Hillcrest-Day & Night! Cupcakes, Cocktails, Kitchen, FUN & FAB!
3766 5th Ave - 619.296.4173
babycakessandiego.com

Arrivederci
A great and truly authentic Italian restaurant with excellent food and friendly and energetic atmosphere.
3845 4th Ave - 619.299.6282
arrivederciristorante.com

Brazen BBQ Smokehouse & Bar
Follow the intoxicating aroma to the most award-winning Smokehouse & Bar into a cheerful, rustic chic eatery with ample portions of BBQ classics + some with a twist.
441 Washington St - 619.816.1990
brazenbbq.com

Baja Betty's
Voted best happy hour in Hillcrest Mon-Fri. Over 100 tequilas, mexi-fresh menu & a great time!
1421 University Ave - 619.269.8510
bajabettyssd.com

Deli LLama
Award-winning sandwiches, great soups and salads; friendly staff and fun environment!
3702 5th Ave - 619.295.4666
delillamasd.com

Crest Cafe
Eclectic fun, funky diner serving inspired home-made comfort favorites til midnight.
425 Robinson Ave - 619.688.9283
crestcafe.net

Gossip Grill
Girls home base! Feminie-influenced modern American food/cocktails. We play nice with boys too!
1220 University Ave - 619.260.8023
thegossipgrill.com

Empire House Urban Palate
Casual comfy dishes stamped with a dose of affordable originality Craft Beer & Craft Cocktails.
127 University Ave - 619.688.9283
empirehousesd.com

Khyber Pass
Celebrating 30yrs! One of San Diego's premier ethnic restaurants features authentic Afghani Cuisine. 
523 University Ave - 619.294.7579
khyberpasssandiego.com

Hillcrest Brewing Company
Handcrafted Beer & Stone Oven Pizza w/ Bottles, Growlers & Kegs To-Go! Happy Hour 4pm-6pm.
1458 University Ave - 619.269.4323
hillcrestbrewingcompany.com

Lotus Thai Hillcrest
Authentic Thai cuisine prepared by Thai chefs. Lunch Specials, Delivery, Catering.
3761 6th Ave - 619.299.8272
lotusthaisd.com

Lemonade
A modern marketplace serving a colorful bounty of seasonal California comfort food in a bright cafeteria setting. 
3958 5th Ave - 619.293.7900
lemonadela.com

Urban MO's
The best memories in the gayborhood. Great Burgers, incredible cocktails and an amazing experience. 
308 University Ave - 619.491.0400
urbanmos.com

The Wine Lover
Charming! Hillcrest's original, intimate wine bar. Light supper. Verdant patio. Retail sales too.
3940 5th Ave - 619.500.3344
thewineloversd.com

Rakitori Japanese Pub & Grill
A fusion of ramen noodles and traditional yakitori that has been grilled over Japanese white coals.
530 University Ave - 619.501.4091
sdrakitorisd.com

Uptown Tavern
A casually hip bar, eatery, and true neighborhood hangout in a comfort & style only found in Hillcrest.  
1236 University Ave - 619.241.2710
uptowntavernsd.com


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