San Diego Convention Center Restaurants
San Diego Convention Center visitors have a wide variety of dining options to choose from. If you’re staying at one of the downtown hotels near the Convention Center, you can find great seafood, steaks and sweet treats from some of the best eateries in town. The Marina Inn offers a list of some of our favorite San Diego Convention Center restaurants.
- Donovan’s Prime Seafood. Located in the Gaslamp Quarter, Donovan’s Prime Seafood offers a delicious selection of fresh seafood, locally caught in nearby waters. One unique feature of Donovan’s is the restaurant has a huge selection of beers on tap from San Diego’s best microbreweries. For a fun evening out, Donovan’s also has an Oyster Bar which offers a dozen different oysters on the half shell. Complementary appetizers are also available during Donovan’s happy hour.
- Greystone Steakhouse. Greystone Steakhouse, is the restaurant to visit if you are looking for a steak in downtown San Diego. Greystone offers delicious steaks as well as seafood and pasta dishes. They also have an extensive wine list and knowledgeable staff to help you pick the perfect pairing for your meal.
- Hard Rock Café. For diners looking for a more laidback atmosphere with just a little bit of rock ‘n roll thrown in, the Hard Rock Café is the place to see and be seen. Live music, great food and an impressive selection of rock memorabilia make the Hard Rock Café a great stop after a day at the Convention Center.
- Heavenly Cupcake. Does your long day at the Convention Center have you graving something sweet? Heavenly Cupcake is located just a short drive away and offers up a wide selection of treats for you to choose from that are baked fresh daily.
Find Restaurants near San Diego Convention Center
With more than 100 restaurants in the Gaslamp Quarter alone, the list above is only a very small selection of the countless options that conventioneers have. However, one great option for finding restaurants near the San Diego Convention Center is to consult your convention center packet. The Convention Center frequently partners with local restaurants, helping you navigate to a quality restaurant, while also providing you with the opportunity to enjoy discounts.
To learn more about restaurants near the Convention Center or to reserve hotel accommodations for an upcoming stay, contact the Marina Inn. As an affordable downtown hotel, we invite guests to enjoy our convenient location near the convention center, discounted hotel rates and clean and spacious rooms. Contact a Reservation Manager for rates and availability