Taste of Hillcrest

Saturday, April 13th 2019 12:00pm to 4:00pm

Hillcrest's vibrant walking feast is BACK! With over forty different types of cuisine, Fabulous Hillcrest offers an international tour of exciting new concepts and comfort food favorites. Savor small bites from some of Hillcrest's most recognized and award-winning restaurants while you discover and explore an eclectic mix of shops and boutiques!

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Over 35 fantastic Hillcrest restaurants are participating, giving foodies a chance to sample some of their best and signature dishes. From quaint cafes and French and Italian style bistros to five-star dining delights! Sample everything from Pad Thai to Sashimi to Italian Antipasto to American Comfort Food! 

Participants must be over the age of 21 to sample cocktails/beers. Tickets are $30 pre-sale and $35 on the day of the event. 

This event has sold out in advance, so we suggest early bird tickets. 

A free shuttle is provided for all participants. The shuttle makes frequent stops around the neighborhood. 

TICKETS ON SALE SOON ------------------------------------------------


In order to prevent long lines at participating restaurants, guests have the option to select one of two check-in stations when they purchase their ticket. Guests who purchased tickets online must bring the printed ticket (or ticket saved to your phone) to their chosen Check-In Station to receive their official Tasting Card and Event Map. Day of Tickets will be available at both check-in stations.  

- Rite Aid Check-In Station (535 Robinson Ave.): General Admission available here. Pick up your Taste card and map!

- Rich's San Diego Check-In Station (1051 University Avenue): General Admission available here. Pick up your Taste card and map!

After you have received your official Tasting Card and Event Map, enjoy your time in Fabulous Hillcrest! Since this is a self-guided walking tour, feel free to explore the neighborhood at your own leisure.


We will provide shuttle service to all our customers. Our 100% Electric shuttles run every 15 minutes. Look for the Taste of Hillcrest logo on the vehicles.


As San Diego’s colorful and urban epicenter, Hillcrest is the place to eat, shop, play and stay. Whether it’s a just another Sunday and you’re looking for that bottomless mimosa or you’re hoping to attend the next big event in HIllcrest, Fabulous Hillcrest will get you there!

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