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This bustling walking area on the east side of Balboa Park is home to many museums.
  • Excellent53%
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  • Average8%
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3 days ago
“A fun walk into history, with beautiful Spanish style buildings around”
Nov 1, 2016
“Historic building ”
San Diego, CA
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Reviewed July 17, 2015

It's lovely to walk around El Prado at any time of the year, with it's beautiful fountains; and it's fun to observe the street performers who sometimes perform in front of the reflecting pool, but, for me, the best time of the year is during...More

1  Thank traveltoforeignlands
Reviewed July 13, 2015

The food was amazing, but expensive. I feel it's quite over priced, but overall it was a pleasant experience. We were seated promptly, the service was excellent and the food was presented nicely and tasted great.

Thank Maria V
Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have lived in San Diego all my life and my appreciation for this park grows as the years go by. I run frequently at this park, and the scenery is majestic. The buildings are large Spanish style buildings with cathedral ceilings. Museum of man...More

Thank hac0y7
Reviewed April 2, 2015

Location, location, location. Located in the very heart of Balboa Park, you can enjoy a moment of relaxation. Have a bite, have a drink, just have fun and express yourself. My recommendation: go directly to the garden and enjoy a delicious Mojito. While I had...More

Thank EEorNothing
Reviewed January 14, 2015

Perfect place for casual lunch while walking around park. Service was swift and attentive. Menu offers nice selection with some interesting twists (e.g. Beef sushi although this wasn't the best). Spinach salad with chicken added was very generous and loaded with candied walnuts, pancetta and...More

Thank travelernottourist
Reviewed January 7, 2015

The Prado restaurant is here as well as a good coffee bar. I enjoyed the architecture, visiting the visitors center, and watching the people going to and from. Since I was going to the theater I stopped by prior to the show at the Old...More

Thank mini
Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Great place to walk around in. We walked around while our baby napped in the stroller and fell in love with the buildings and architecture.

Thank Yamiletth R
Reviewed October 6, 2014

We were in owe by a breathtaking Balboa Park in San Diego: the architecture, the Rose and Cacti Gardens, the Museums and all that sun and fun!!! But our stomachs demanded their share of fun and we went for a lunch to The Prado. It...More

1  Thank Nadrod
Reviewed September 8, 2014

The white-washed buildings with their Spanish tiled roofs and impressive pavilions are absolutely stunning. A wonderful place for a stroll or a corporate event.

Thank Lynnetravels
Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

Take a nice stroll along this street and enjoy the weather, floral beauty and architecture without having to think about cars passing by. Get the mediterranean feel and relax!

Thank Jlove1982
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