Welcome to Old Town San Diego!

WANDER through lush gardens and plazas. SHOP specialty stores for treasures from around the world. INDULGE in authentic cuisine and nightlife. DANCE to strolling mariachis and baile folklórico. ENGAGE with rich history at museums, historic sites, and cultural events.

OLD TOWN SAN DIEGO, birthplace of California!

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El Centro Artesano: Old Town’s Largest Pottery Shop

El Centro Artesano. An outdoor courtyard filled with hand-painted Mexican pots, along with traditional terracotta pots, sunfaces and figurines to decorate your home and garden. …

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Old Town Mexican Cafe: a San Diego Staple for Over 45 Years

Old Town Mexican Café has been a staple in San Diego for more than 45 years. Our handmade tortillas have been called “the best in …

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Oculto 477: Speakeasy & Temple of Cocktails

At Oculto 477 we want to pay reverence to all that came before us and the history that allows us to enjoy freedom today! We …

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Pumpkin Painting at Korky’s Ice Cream & Coffee

Korky’s Ice Cream & Coffee. Established in 2005, Korky’s offers a wide selection of coffee, tea, and espresso drinks; ice cream; sandwiches; and more. Hours …

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GoCar Tours, a Truly Unique Way to Explore San Diego

GoCar Tours. The GoCar takes you to spectacular places few visitors get to see. It’s like having a local show you around. And this little …

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Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Old Town

Since 2019, California has proclaimed the second Monday in October to be Indigenous Peoples’ Day. In his proclamation, Governor Newsom said, “Today we celebrate the …

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