Game Day Bites

Padres fans are gearing up for the return of Opening Day on April 1st at Petco Park and the following destinations are ready to help maximize your game-day. Check out the following spots for perfect deals to pair alongside your game watching experience.

Don your favorite Padres gear and receive 10% off your bill when you watch the game at El Cruce + 241 in Chula Vista. That means 10% off your favorite Baja beers, wine, and bites such as the Taco de Pescado Frito or the Esquite! In addition to this stellar deal, the Baja-inspired taproom, wine bar and kitchen will kick off Padres season with plenty of specials to enjoy all season long, including an all-day Taco Tuesday and an Oyster Happy Hour available Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. El Cruce + 241 is currently open for outdoor dining, limited indoor dining, and take-out!

City Tacos’ newest Ballpark taqueria location will make its debut just in time for Opening Day. The beloved taqueria will kick off the season as one of the participants in this year’s Taste of East Village event on April 1st, with tasty favorites such as the Mexicali Taco, which features grilled Arrachera steak, onions, poblano peppers, mashed potatoes and melted asadero cheese in a fresh flour tortilla. The City Tacos Ballpark taqueria will be open one hour before and after every home game this season, so make sure to show your Padres pride and indulge in signature taco selections!

Add a little bit of spice to your Opening Day with a must-try special from Corner Chicken. The East Village eatery will offer a Padres Game Day Special featuring a buy one combo, get one free deal, with the purchase of a $5 AleSmith .394 Pale Ale. Choose your desired spice level, select your combo, and savor signature flavors such as the Sando served with kale slaw, pickles, and comeback sauce. Enjoy your grub on the outdoor patio or indoors with limited indoor seating.

Catch every second of the action when you visit The Smoking Gun! The downtown destination is fully equipped with multiple TV’s, hearty bites, and plenty of beer for the ultimate Opening Day. Make sure to stop in during the season for happy hour, available Monday through Friday from 3 p.m.-7 p.m. and featuring $5 select draft beers, and savory snacks like wings, cheeseburgers, and more. The Smoking Gun is currently open for outdoor dining and limited indoor dining.

AleSmith Brewing Company is knocking it out of the park this baseball season with a revamped Tasting Room that has been updated with a slew of TVs just in time for Opening Day! Cheer on the Padres and enjoy $5 pints of Hazy .394 during every game in their Mezzanine, where social distancing and COVID safety practices will be enforced to ensure everyone has a healthy and enjoyable season of America’s Favorite Pastime. Their coveted, seasonal brew, Hazy .394, has been expertly honed by the AleSmith team to encompass everything beer-drinkers love about a San Diego-style pale ale. This rendition is the hazy cousin to their original .394 – a collaboration with Hall-of-Famer Tony Gwynn that first launched in 2014 and has since won the hearts of craft beer lovers in both Padre territory and nationwide.