Just beyond the city lights and before you reach the San Diego waterfront, the air is filled with mouthwatering aroma of fresh baked bread and Little Italy’s lively neighborhood of patio cafes, local breweries and quaint markets. An impossible to resist draw for top chefs and visitors alike. Walk downtown, hop on a pedi-cab or make the most of public transportation. You have never lived closer to the lifestyle you want.

Best of Little Italy

Little Italy Mercato Farmers' Market

Shop for fresh produce, meat & eggs, artisan handcrafts, plants and more while supporting small local businesses at this year-round, award-winning Saturday market.

Waterfront Park

Bask in magnificent views of the bay at this popular waterfont open space. Relax amidst picnic areas, public art, and native plants gardens, or host special events, or play around interactive water fountains and children's play zones.

Top Chef Alley

You're in the area's busiest food neighborhood for a reason, and Kettner Boulevard lives up to its nickname with an impressive line-up of celebrity chef restaurants. Savor culinary excellence from past Top Chef contestants, including Brian Malarkey's Herb & Wood and Herb & Eartery, Richard Blais' Juniper & Ivy and Crack Shack, and so much more.

Balboa Theatre

Enjoy concerts, plays and other live performances at this restored 1924 movie palace and prominent historic landmark.

Seaport Village

Against the stunning backdrop of the bay, find every need and desire within reach at this waterside complex of shops and restaurants. Discover festivals, concerts, and other outdoor attractions and entertainment across charming grounds with fountains and ponds.

House of Blues

Feed the soul with live music and iconic Southern dishes at this rock & blues themed restaurant, bar, and concert hall.