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Gaslamp Quarter

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Address: Fourth Avenue between Broadway and Market, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: 619-237-1492
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A 16-block national historic district that offers visitors a variety of...

A 16-block national historic district that offers visitors a variety of restaurants and shops, as well as an eyeful of Victorian architecture.

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Had not been in years to Gaslamp. This trip I was pleasantly surprised at the updating. Plenty of nice restaurants, interesting shops, and good people. Area was very clean... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Mason
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had not been in years to Gaslamp. This trip I was pleasantly surprised at the updating. Plenty of nice restaurants, interesting shops, and good people. Area was very clean. Good for a afternoon or cocktail "hour" visit. We had a great dinner at a restaurant there as well. Many choices!

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel was right in the middle of Gaslamp Quarter which was great because you'll find just about everything here in these few streets - shopping, dining, trams and buses. You can just walk it down to anything. The nightlife is lively and the district changes into something totally different at night. BUT it is probably more for the young... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of bars and restaurants. I was there during happy hour $4 draft beers. Can't remember the bar name though. It's a great street to walk and you'll surely find somethings worth your time!

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Chester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had originally been booked to stay here and glad we didn't. Slightly soulless area full of restaurants ad not much else.

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Thank Woodychester1
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Anyone in this area looking for lots of great food choices, this is it! I didn't hear of any bad places, but lots of good so I don't think you can go wrong.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited San Diego , The Gaslamp Qtr is a must area to visit. Downtown and a wash with atmosphere. Bars, Restaurants and Cafes plus many other attractions. We had the best meal of our trip at Osteria. My wife had the Sea Bass and I had the Rosmary Chicken .. Both great.

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Thank Stuart H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

There's plenty to eat, that's for sure! You'll find anything and everything down here, most mid-high prices. I would not advise taking children there after dark but I'm sure it's fine during the day. Parking is difficult to find and anywhere you pay is $15-$25. It's still a good time, but not cheap.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

I came here on business and the homeless/mental issue situation is outta control. On my last day here I walked to rite aid and back, I counted 15 homeless people on the wall. The are is full of restaurants and things to do, but the situation here is completely unsafe. One morning on the way to get my car some... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

We visited the Gaslamp Quarter while in the San Diego area for a few days. We were amazed by the number of bars and restaurants to choose from. And there were so many fun little boutiques to explore. The Gaslamp Quarter is worth checking out more than once.

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Olympia, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

We failed to see the attraction of the Gaslamp Quarter. We walked all around but didn't see anything really exciting. There are many restaurants and bars and some interesting architecture. That's about it.

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