Hillcrest: Where Small Dreams Become Reality. For an intimate outpour of community support both entrepreneurial and personal, there’s no better San Diego neighborhood than Hillcrest. In Hillcrest, the activities never sleep! The population dense community is self-sustained with suburban shopping, independently-owned restaurants and secondhand boutiques. If you are looking for the hustle and bustle of San Francisco on an affordable budget, look no further.
Bottomless Bloody Mary brunches are blocks away at Snooze A. M. Eatery and Hash House a Go-Go. Home to many cozy Asian restaurants, Hillcrest serves the perfect patio cuisine seven nights a week. There is never a bland moment with friends and family at local favorites Tandoori Hut and Lotus Thai.In Hillcrest, local activities are always within walking distance and right outside your door, eliminating the need to hit the highways for weekend entertainment. Let the countdown begin to annual summer favorites City Fest, Taste of Hillcrest andSan Diego Pride Festival. Looking for that swanky Saturday night dive to let loose? Eden on University understands saving with a budget-friendly $5 cover fee allowing its guests to instead save for late night bottle service. Daydreaming of an unobtainable Bahamas vacation? Baja Betty’s is the “staycation” solution to cure any case of momentary tropical withdrawal.
Landmark Cinemas on 5th Avenue always pleases the slower-paced nightlife with their solid selection of indie and foreign films. San Diego’s pride and joy, Balboa Park is just minutes away with endless unique outdoor options. The 1200-acre park houses the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, the San Diego Air & Space Museum,Parker Memorial Rose Garden, Spreckles Organ Pavilion and many more. Spreckles’ Twilight in the Parksummer series showcases local talent, the Hillcrest Wind Ensemble, giving back to their community with free concerts weekly at sunset.
ParkHillcrest, the neighborhood’s own eco-friendly shuttle runs Monday through Friday not only reducing San Diego’s carbon footprint, but also providing public transportation to all. The vintage, complimentary trolley also provides easy access every Sunday to the Hillcrest Farmer’s Market for your weekly organic produce run.This dog-friendly, joyous community is one-of-a kind, believes in equal opportunity for all and never disappoints. It isthe cultural core of San Diego diversity, entrepreneurial success stories and artistic representation. The hills come alive with passion and possibility in Hillcrest.