Learning, networking, and exploring on an empty stomach is never a good idea. Fortunately, San Diego is jam-packed with culinary delights of all different types of cuisines. In a single day, you can experience authentic Mexican food, fresh raw macrobiotic cuisine, and one-of-a-kind five-star dining experiences. Oh, and did we mention the jaw-dropping coastal views?
From breakfast to dinner, we’ve picked the best of the best in San Diego. Sample San Diego one bite at a time during the 2023 APTA Combined Sections Meeting.
One Park Blvd San Diego,CA 92101
Located at the official APTA CSM conference hotel, Odysea, is known as “A Liquid Adventure.” This waterfront lounge features one-of-a-kind drinks and refreshing bites. Odysea’s perch beside the water – including outdoor terraces – is a coveted gathering place for CSM attendees. Stunning views of the sparkling blue ocean waters will take your breath away and the fresh seafood picks will have you wishing you had brought different pants. But our favorite part about Odysea is that it’s an Ocean Friendly restaurant. Doing as much as they can to reduce plastic and other ocean waste by eliminating the use of Styrofoam or plastic take-out bags, and implementing recycling practices and reusable tableware. Straws are available on request.
1901 Columbia St San Diego, CA 92101
Sushi, ramen, and Asian fusion, Harumama Noodles + Buns in Little Italy is a classic San Diego dining experience. Featuring character buns, fresh hand-pulled noodles, and sushi rolls Harumama has something for everyone. Especially if you’re a ramen lover. They’ve been able to perfect the art of the soft boiled egg. Enjoy classics like edamame and tuna rolls to soft and savory bao bao buns.
520 Front St San Diego, CA 92101
Yes, they eat carbs in California. Richard Walker’s Pancake house is famous for the light, fluffy, and buttery delicious pancake piles. Open for more than 50 years, locals and visitors alike can’t get enough of Richard Walker’s Pancake House. Enjoy breakfast classics like hash browns, bacon, chocolate chip pancakes, and of course the best hot coffee that would make Agent Cooper proud.
376 Fifth Ave San Diego, CA 92101
The Huntress is an adventurous and energetic modern steakhouse in downtown San Diego. Flaunting a modern and chic dining room in the heart of Gaslamp Quarter, the Huntress is sure to impress any group of diners. Designed with bold architecture the space offers a unique and creative environment without compromising design or functionality. Featuring steak house classics like filet mignon and Chilean sea bass, the restaurant also features traditional caviar service
2335 University Ave San Diego, CA 92104
wine? Say less! Communal Coffee is a creative-minded cafe & shop with multiple locations based in Southern California. Communal offers a full craft coffee and drink menu, seasonal food offerings, creatively-designed spaces, fresh flowers and curated goods. Despite boasting three locations, each Communal Coffee location is uniquely designed with the surrounding neighborhood in mind. Proudly serving Sightglass Coffee
, an independent coffee company based in San Francisco. Sightglass uses small production methods and direct trade practices to attain a perfect roast. Local to the area? Communal Coffee offers a 6 month and 12 month wine club subscription.
Can’t Wait to See You in San Diego
Don’t forget to pack your comfy clothes for eating! Once you’ve fueled up, come visit at at Booth #2516 in San Diego, CA at the APTA CSM 2023 Annual Conference. We’ll be holding product demonstrations, answer questions, and offering special show-saving prices. We’ll see you in SD!
And don’t forget to tag us on Instagram to earn a 20% off shopping credit for after the conference! See you in San Diego!