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8 Restaurants You Need To Try At SDCC

The bags are packed, the flight is booked; but there’s one more thing you need to be prepared for San Diego Comic-Con. Where to eat! San Diego itself is home to over 3,500 restaurants according to Trip Advisor. SDCC is also regarded as the world’s largest Comic-con according to Forbes.  With this in mind finding the perfect place to eat can be a daunting task. Here are 8 restaurants to get your journey started!

 

1. Lucky’s Lunch Counter

Price: $$

Rating: 4.5 Stars

Recommendation:  The Super Chicken Sandwich

Walking Distance: 15 Minute Walking Distance

Described as “Classic American breakfast & lunch served in a snug, retro diner hung with vintage baseball photos.” Lucky’s is the perfect place for a laid back lunch that won’t cost an arm and a leg. (luckyslunchcounter.com)

 

2. Ciro’s Pizzeria

Price: $

Rating: 4.3 Stars

Recommendation:  Florentine Specialty Pizza

Walking Distance: 10 Minute Walking Distance

Open till 3am, Ciro’s is Chill hangout for thin-crust pizza-pies and Stromboli. They also offer a full bar and a beer of the month. Besides this, they also offer a happy hour from 3pm-6pm Mon-Fri that provides $2 slices and $2 off beers. (cirossd.com)

 

3. Pokez Mexican Food

Price: $

Rating: 4.4 Stars

Recommendation:  Joey’s Special

Walking Distance: 20 Minute Walking Distance

Pokez Mexican Food is Classic Mexican fare with all-day breakfast & vegetarian items. They’re a filling option for a con-goer with an appetite. (pokezrestaurant.com)

 

4. Cafe Istanbul

Price: $

Rating: 4.6 Stars

Recommendation:  Lamb Doner Shawarma Plate

Walking Distance: 15 Minute Walking Distance

Cafe Istanbul is a family-friendly eatery serves shawarma, falafel & other Turkish staples. They are known as one of the most popular Turkish restaurants in San Diego. (cafeistanbulsandiego.com)

 

5. Dog Haus

Price: $$

Rating: 4.5 Stars

Recommendation:  Sooo Cali Dog

Walking Distance: 20 Minute Walking Distance

Dog Haus is a California local chain originally started in Pasadena, known for signature all beef Haus Dogs and Haus sausages. (sandiego.doghaus.com)

 

6. El Paisa Mexican Food

Price: $

Rating: 4.1 Stars

Recommendation:  Carne Asada

Walking Distance: 30 Minute Walking Distance

El Paisa is family run and known for their homemade salsa’s and delicious tacos. They’re a casual environment perfect for the convention scene. (elpaisamexicangrill.com)

7.  Trailer Park After Dark

Price: $

Rating: 4.4 Stars

Recommendation:  Finger Lickin’ Chicken Wings

Walking Distance: 15 Minute Walking Distance

Trailer Park is a casually decorated environment serving the pub scene. They serve American comfort fare & beer amid funky trailer park-themed decor. (trailerparkafterdark.com)

 

8. The Kebab Shop

Price: $

Rating: 4.4 Stars

Recommendation:  Chicken Tenderloin grilled Kebob

Walking Distance: 15 Minute Walking Distance

The Kebab shop is a family run organization that has been in San Diego since 2007. They have principles based in fresh food and powerful flavors and are focused are providing the best experience.

 

 

Be sure to check out all of these delicious restaurants on your SDCC adventure. And be sure to check back at Temple of Geek for more articles and content to keep you up with your SDCC news.

 

 

 

Josie Price

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