Pacific Beach is recognized as a laid-back beach community, but there is so much more to this popular travel destination. Garnet Avenue in Pacific Beach, pronounced “Gar-NET” by locals, lies in the heart of it all. Here you can find a wide variety of shops, bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and beauty salons. Planned a surf at the beach, then what? Just walk over to Garnet Avenue, and you will be sure to find something you love.
Garnet is a fun street filled with funky eclectic shops, small cafes, tattoo and piercing parlors… all your bohemian needs in one place.
Pangaea Outpost is a great local business! It is one large store that represents many different vendors that offer intricate and unique items from all over, some of which are handmade. If you are looking for a souvenir, this is a great place; it carries many San Diego and beach themed items everyone back home will love.
Location: 909 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
The Fabulous Rag Boutique
Going out and want to dress up? Don’t worry if you only packed beach clothes. The Fabulous Rag Boutique has got you covered! Here you can find a great selection of dresses and accessories that will make you the center of attention wherever you go. No matter what you are looking for, may it be casual, chic, formal gown, or cocktail attire, you will most likely find something you love.
Location: 845 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
Night Life in PB:
Pacific Beach is famous for its night life. It is especially popular with young adults, mostly age 25 and under, enjoying the bars and walking along Garnet Avenue at night.
710 Beach Club
This club sums up Pacific Beach nightlife. It is a refreshing sea side bar with amazing drinks, live music, karaoke and more!
Location: 710 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109.
If you love house and techno, this is your spot! Enjoy some drinks and fantastic music by several different and very talented DJs. The place is known for its craft cocktails, karaoke & nightly DJ music featured in a hip, bustling lounge & dance venue.
Location: 1060 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
PB’s Favorite Bites:
Pacific Beach Fish Shop
It is a great place to satisfy the hunger of everyone in the family! They have awesome fish tacos, as well as other fish and seafood dishes served in generous portions! Fish Shop also features a great selection of microbrews. It is a lively casual restaurant with both inside and outside seating areas and great for both lunch and dinner outings.
Location: 1775 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
For fun, entertaining, and delicious Spanish dishes, this is your spot! It is family friendly and has excellent customer service. Costa Brava is a local favorite because of its Spanish-style tapas & sangria with modern decor & a rustic patio.
Location: 1653 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
Bird Rock Coffee Roasters
If you are looking for a modern unique, and high-quality coffee, you have found it! Bird Rock Coffee Rosters have amazing pour-overs, lattes, and expressos as well as tasty and healthy snacks. They also have a great patio where you can comfortably sit and work if you are on a business trip.
Location: 829 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
Pacific Bean Coffee
Just off the Boardwalk in Pacific Beach, you can find the real local’s coffee run by true coffee lovers that serve creative drinks and offer a homey and comfortable atmosphere. Whether you want to stay and play games or grab and go, this is the place!
Location: 712 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
Paper Doll Salon
Get all dolled up and beach-ready at the Paper Doll Salon, which is a full-service salon. All stylists are friendly and will be sure to make you feel comfortable. Walk-in and come out with a fabulous blow out to enjoy the beach day and night.
Location: 1263 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109.
Pacific Beach Nails & Spa
Spend a relaxing day at Pacific Beach Nails & Spa. You will walk out with fabulous looking nails and ready for a day at the beach.
Location: 1345 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109
With these fantastic businesses all over Garnet Avenue and steps away from Pacific View Inn, you are all set and ready to enjoy some fun under the sun. When you stay at the Pacific View Inn you are able to explore everything Pacific Beach has to offer without going very far! Stay at Pacific View Inn, which is only minutes’ walk from all of these locations and right in front of the sandy Pacific Beach! What are you waiting for? Booking your PB experience now!