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Gaslamp Quarter

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Address: Fourth Avenue between Broadway and Market, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: +1 619-237-1492
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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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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Great place for some grub!

Many places go eat and lots of good people watching. Was nice to mooch around and have lunch and some drinks. There are a few shops to go to but to it was mostly bars and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
slrenner71
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Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Many places go eat and lots of good people watching. Was nice to mooch around and have lunch and some drinks. There are a few shops to go to but to it was mostly bars and restaurants. I probably would not go with children in the evening but day visit with kids is fine. Lots of homeless down there so... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you enjoy walking around, this is a great place. so many cool places to pop in and either shop or eat or even both. the weather is always as great as you hear, so even walking at night is a joy.

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked all around this area. Did some shopping and just sight seeing. Some stores were pricey but some were mid-range. Definitely go here if you want ot shop or bar-hop. Many bars/restaurants in this area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a beautiful night walking around the Gaslamp Quarter. The people were very nice and laid back. We enjoy the vibe of the area.

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area has many Bars and Restaurants and would be good place to visit at night.Also there are many Historic Buildings.The area was home to Brothels and Gambling halls in the old days.Apparently many were owned by the Earp Brothers.Worth a visit

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Jupiter, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are some interesting old buildings here. We went on a Sunday and there was not that much happening. This seems to have the highest density of bars and restaurants in the area. 4th and 5th streets have most of the historic buildings between Island and Broadway.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cool area in the heart of downtown but the homeless situation is an issue. Every big city deals with this but there seemed to be more and they were more aggressive. Many approached us and many were yelling at people or rooting through the garbage cans.

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Arvada, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gaslamp Quarter is the night life heart of San Diego, several bars, restaurants, clubs to explore.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my partner and I stayed in san diego while on a road trip. the Gaslamp quarter was fantastic. great places to eat during the day. brilliant night life. one of the best places we stayed at while in California. cant wait to return.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great area to stay if you enjoy the night life. It is full of bars, restaurants, the mall and several other attractions.

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