Haunted Hotel And Halloween Desserts

S’mores at Barleymash (courtesy photo)

Get ready for ghosts, ghouls, goblins, and more, because Halloween is approaching. Head down to the Gaslamp to visit The Haunted Hotel, the longest running haunted house in San Diego and one of the top 13 haunted houses in America, now open through October 31st. Get into the Halloween spirit with this horrifying haunt all month long, and fuel your fear with downtown desserts that will leave you screaming for more!


Grab your sugar fix before the terror at barleymash, a fun, high-energy Gaslamp restaurant and bar that celebrates the idea that good times are meant to be shared. Delight in appetizing bar fare under the bright lights of barleymash’s lively interior before plunging into the dark of the Haunted House, just a few streets away. For a dessert that will leave your taste buds screaming, try the Grilled S’mores Sandwich, a plate of toasted cinnamon swirl bread filled with bourbon chocolate ganache, vanilla bean marshmallow, cinnamon crunch ice cream, and graham cracker cookies.

Osetra Seafood & Steaks

Pass on the trick and make sure to treat yourself to the decadent desserts from Osetra Seafood & Steaks, one of the Gaslamp’s premier destinations for fine dining and nightlife. This elegant and sophisticated eatery features a modern dining room, a three-story wine tower, and gourmet menu items for even the pickiest of palates. Treat yourself to the Flourless Dark Chocolate Cake, a deceptively simple gluten-free pastry coated in silky chocolate glaze and fresh seasonal berries for a guilt-free and richly satisfying indulgence.

Union Kitchen & Tap

Feed your fear at Union Kitchen & Tap, the Gaslamp’s newest hot spot to hit the entertainment and dining scene. This modern yet rustic restaurant comes complete with scratch-made cuisine, craft beers, signature cocktails, and an unrivaled stylish and comfortable ambiance. Make like a vampire and sink your teeth into a plate of dessert before the screams begin, with dishes including the Caramel Apple Tart, made with sea salt caramel, roasted apples, buttermilk gelato, apple chips, macadamia nuts, and ginger crumble.

Brave the Haunted Hotel with a belly full of scream-worthy sugary sweets from these Gaslamp eateries!  We certainly hope they won’t be your last… bone appétit!