This uniquely Californian town offers visitors a chance to step back in time to the nineteenth century. Old Town is a cultural and historic area which has becime a virtual mecca for shopping and fine dining with over 30 restaurants to choose from.

Discover Old Town State Park, a historic atmosphere where you can journey through San Diego California’s past from 1821—1872. There are over 15 historic sites, some of which have become interesting retail shops with merchandise unique to San Diego and Old Town. Also located within the state park is Fiesta de Reyes, enjoy traditional Mexican cuisine prepared by expert chefs at a variety of great restaurants. It includes 11 retail stores and live entertainment in a wonderful courtyard.
If you are looking for unique gifts or souvenirs, a wide variety of shops line the streets of the main village. The SOHO Museum Shop offers historic reproductions, gifts, souvenirs, and books from early California to the mid twentieth century; The Covered Wagon is a great place for Indian jewelry and art. Thinking of jewelry, Celebrity Gems & Jewelry is just off the main street. There you will find artistic custom jewelry including creations made with San Diego gemstones still mined in the area today; the Old Town Market Place is where you will discover a festive atmosphere with local artists and entertainment and where you can catch the Old Town Trolley Tours which will take you on any number of San Diego tours.

The new Bazaar del Mundo Shops present a visual feast rich in authentic Mexican hand-painted tile, wrought iron, richly decorated walls, tiled staircases and vendor carts overflowing with handcrafted Mexican flowers. discover authentic and eclectic folk art, fashion, and home décor in vibrant colors and natural textures at Bazaar Del Mundo Shops.

For visitors looking for historic sites, authentic cuisine, fine dining and unique shopping, Old Town is the place to find it!


Dining and 9 Spectacular Shops Capturing the Spirit of Mexico
4133 Taylor Street, (619) 296-3161
Barros Studio Gallery

By appointment
2802 Juan Street, (619) 656-4721
Celebrity Jewelry
Design and Repair, Gem cutting, Diamonds & Gems
2539 Congress 619.692.1465 __________________________________________________
Churchill Cigar Lounge
Serving wine, beer, cigars with outdoor patio seating
2415 San Diego Avenue, 102 (619) 546-7758
Covered Wagon
Indian Jewelry, western wear, pottery, collectables
2525 San Diego Avenue, (619) 688-1100
Mermaids Cove

Sea inspired gifts, unique coastal decor & every conceivable embodiment of the mermaid.
2415 San Diego Avenue (619) 795-1911
NEW Old Town Local

7 Gift shops, the famous live music venue Java Joes, cigar lounge, outdoor patio and more…
2607 Congress Street 619.416.1221
Over 40 Unique Speciality Shops, Carts and Artisans
4010 Twiggs Street, (619) 260-1078
Salon Santo Thomas
Hair Styling, Skin Care & Massage
2802 Juan Street
Trillion Jewels
Fine Estate Jewelry
2802 Juan Street, Suite 19, (760) 828-8683
Whaley House Museum

1857 Greek Revival Mansion and gift shop
2476 San Diego Avenue, (619) 417-7227

Zergudan Turkish Handicraft
Jewelry, Ceramics, Carpets, Mosaic lighting
2415 San Diego Avenue, Suite 106A
(619) 717-0401
Folklorico Dancing! Strolling Marichis! Great Mexican Food!
Outdoor Dining! 19 Unique Shops!
Old Town State Historic Park, (619) 297-3100