East Village San Diego is hitting its stride, from coffee shops to tech startups. Take a stroll around the neighborhood and get to know a few local standouts.
A dynamic, design-driven hotspot on 5th Avenue offering modern coastal cuisine that features fresh-catch cooking and seasonal ingredients, all prepared with innovative twists.Learn More
Mission Brewery was founded in 1913, closed by prohibition, and resurrected in 2007. Housed in the historic Wonder Bread building, this craft beer treasure trove is only 3 blocks from SHIFT.
Built from repurposed shipping containers, Quartyard is a wildly popular outdoor event space and hangout spot. The space is home to a coffee shop, restaurant, dog park, beer garden, music venue and an ever rotating array of food trucks.
The East Village neighborhood is bursting with brain power– abonafide knowledge district with charter schools, higher-education, and additional schools in the works. The new charter school Urban Discovery Academy is helping to nurture San Diego’s youngest thinkers.
As rooftop bars go, The Nolen is tip-top. Dedicated to “modern, timeless cocktails,” this open air lounge is a destination for any spirits newbie or nerd. The 14th floor location offers sweeping views of the city, and a style of service inspired by the barmen of yesteryear.
Perfect little breakfast spot in an historic house. Start the day with your favorite espresso, and don’t miss the rosemary potatoes. #nomnomLearn More
We can thank local legend Bob Sinclair for saving some of the beautiful old warehouses still in use today. The Sinclair-coined phrase “Art & Industry” is alive and well in East Village. You’ll find more of his handiwork at The Wonderbread warehouse.
A manufacturer of hand-made bags, this group of craftsmen has built a following well beyond San Diego for their design aesthetic, durable materials, and American-made stamp of quality.