Tag Archives: Pacific Beach

March Madness Destinations

Backyard Kitchen & Tap (courtesy photo)

Undeniably the best day of the year for college basketball fans, the penultimate March Madness Championship Game will take place on April 2nd in a battle of the ages between two teams! On the hunt for spots to spark your team spirit before the final game? Kick off the last game day with the best March Madness Championship Happy Hours! Take note, popular PB game-day destinations along Pacific Beach’s Garnet Avenue are valid only for the final game on April 2nd from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.

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Social Seafood at Waterbar

Lobster Roll

If a breathtakingly coastal venue is on the docket on a sunny San Diego day, look no further than Waterbar, a recent and highly anticipated addition to San Diego’s eclectic coastal community of Pacific Beach. Slinging a “social seafood” menu to pair with the restaurant’s unparalleled ocean views, this SoCal spot boasts seafood classics such as  Oysters on the Half Shell in addition to their own take on coastal favorites, such as Lobster Roll, Island Tuna Poke, and cornmeal-crusted Fried Calamari. Aside from its tapas-inspired menu, Waterbar’s layout is indicative of its social dining focus, featuring a thoughtful layout crafted to encourage conversation and intimacy for all party sizes.

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Backyard Kitchen & Tap

San Diego Food FindsBackyard Kitchen & Tap presents “a place for PB to play” with the exciting opening of their new restaurant and bar this Friday, February 27th. As its name suggests, this chic, yet cozily coastal American eatery will be a natural fit for the laidback vibe of Pacific Beach. Backyard Kitchen and Tap is taking over the space previously occupied by Moondoggies, renovating it into a modernly rustic grub-and-brew hotspot. Garage doors that open to the street invite all to enjoy interior spaces that are flanked with artfully crafted reclaimed wood interiors. Outdoor areas will be celebrated with three cabanas, live walls, fire pits and an indoor/outdoor bar; setting the stage for memorable nights on the patio with late night DJ’s and live music.

James Nunn, executive chef, brings his expertise from working at Union Kitchen and Tap to create delicious coastal fare that reflects the beauty surrounding Pacific Beach.  Savor homemade specialties any time of day with three large menus that satisfy hungry appetites for brunch, lunch and dinner.  Start your day off right with an order of Egg Benedicts, Biscuits and Gravy, or Pulled Pork Hash.  Backyard’s gourmet flatbreads, pulled pork sandwich, or grilled salmon salad all make perfect meals for a patio lunch surrounded by lush greens.  Finish up your culinary journey with one of Backyard’s many entrées such as Pan Seared Barramundi or Grilled Colorado Lamb Rack.  With an extensive list of craft cocktails and local beers to choose from, Backyard Kitchen and Tap offers the perfect culinary experience for everyone.

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