Arguably one of San Diego's most vibrant neighborhoods and located about a mile or so from us, it's impossible to feel unwelcome in Hillcrest. A neighborhood that boasts acceptance and diversity, Hillcrest is wonderful to wander through on a warm afternoon. University Avenue is lined with plenty of restaurants serving a wide range of cuisines from Thai to French. In addition, there are tons of bars and shops - be sure to check out our favorite Hillcrest hot-spots, listed below.
Fig Tree Cafe
Definitely not your run of the mill brunch spot, Fig Tree Cafe serves authentic and mouthwatering dishes at reasonable neighborhood prices. Lavender Prosecco Bellini, anyone?
Kous Kous Moroccan Bistro
Authentic Moroccan cuisine in an exotic, warm atmosphere.
A.K.A the closest you'll get a New York style slice of pie in San Diego.
Project Bar & Grill
Laid-back bar with outstanding cocktails, microbrews, and hearty bar food.
LGBTQ+ friendly bar that serves up quirky cocktails and American comfort food amid female-inspired decor.
Landmark Hillcrest Cinemas
Get your Independent Film fix at the Landmark Hillcrest Cinemas. They have upgraded their theatre in the last few years and are a go-to for those who venture outside of blockbuster films.