** Stores, Restaurants, & Museums
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park presents the opportunity to experience the history of early San Diego by providing a connection to the past. In addition to museums operated by California State Parks, there are a variety of businesses that support the cultural preservation and interpretive efforts through concession contracts. While in the park, enjoy shopping, dining, and exploring these unique stores, restaurants, and museums.
Most shops and restaurants are open until at least 9pm.
FIESTA de REYES
Casa de Reyes - Traditional, comfortable, and exceptional outdoor dining with a unique ambiance under a 'carrizo' arbor beside roaring fire pits.
Barra Barra - Saloon and Mexican Restaurant
The Cosmopolitan Hotel and Restaurant - Steaks, seafood, wine and spirits, ten guest rooms.
See Fiesta de Reyes website for current information.
Specialty Shops ~ Artists & Craftsmen
Beacon Artworks Gallery - RD Riccoboni's gallery of original works and prints of Old Town and San Diego cityscapes.
Casa de Fuego (Hot Licks) - Hot sauces, salsas, mustards, and more.
Del Cobre - Fine Handmade Mexican copperware.
Fiesta Cocina - Mexican Vanilla, Kitchen Supplies, Decorative Wares, Cooking & Baking Necessities
Geppettos - Toys, games, and crafts for children of all ages.
La Panaderia - Fresh traditional Mexican sweet breads, empanadas & churros.
Old Town House of Jerky & Rootbeer - A wide and unique variety of jerky meats, and up to 50 types of root beer, sarsaparillas, and old style sodas.
Old Town Gift Co. - History books, stationary, novelty cards, unique gifts.
Old Town Roasted Nuts - Roasted and sugar glazed nuts on site sold to go.
Pasaje del Sol - Mexican jewelry, arts & crafts
Silver Lily - Unique artisan-crafted silver jewelry as worn by the Californios during the 19th century Spanish Mexican, and beginning American Periods, especially 1800-1860.
Temecula Olive Oil Company - Organic, hand-pressed, sustainable products.
Tienda de Reyes - Old Town souvenirs, Mexican arts and crafts, and "Day of the Dead" merchandise.
The Tile Shop - Tiles, murals, hand-crafted Mexican tiles, house numbers.
Urban Seed and Flowers - "Bringing the outdoors in" - Garden and home specialty products in a garden setting.
Viva el Cafe - Unique home-made desserts and a family coffee from the Amatitlan region of Guatemala.
Ghost Tours - Park's only authorized ghost tour concessionaire; evening walking tours.
The Ghost Hunter Michael Brown, (619) 972-3900
For more information, FIESTA de REYES (619) 297-3100.
More Old Town San Diego State Historic Park Merchants, Restaurants, and Museums
California Indian Market & Jewelry - Original Native American designs.
Captain Fitch's Mercantile - Historical & educational books and nautical gifts
Cousin's Candy - Old Fashioned Candy, Handmade Taffy and Fudge
El Centro Artesano - Hand Crafted Pottery, Giftware & Chimes
Artisan onsite making pottery, every Sunday 11am-4pm
El Patio de Old Town Restaurant - Authentic Mexican restaurant with gracious service and generous portions, (619) 260-8389.
First San Diego Courthouse Museum - Reconstruction of San Diego's first fired-brick structure in Old Town from 1847. For more information, go to the San Diego History Center website.
Gum Saan - Fine Chinese Imports
Heritage Tours - Unique personalized tours (619) 491-0110
Juana Machado-Wrightington - Pottery, glassware, quilts, handmade silver jewelry, Indian medicinals, and American kitchen items.
Johnson House - Specializing in Millinery, Reproduction & Vintage Jewelry
Miner's Gems and Minerals - Custom Jewelry, Beadwork, Minerals & Fossils
Old Town Theatre - Commercial theatrical productions.
Racine & Laramie - Cigars, tobacco and stationery, as it was in 1869
Rust General Store - An American 1860s themed general store featuring European imports and highlighting local merchants. Products reflect the people living in, or the places trading with San Diego during the Transitional/American time period from 1846-1872. Products include a large variety of black licorice, the largest selection of chocolate cordials (kor-jels) in San Diego, as well as items to reflect German, French & Italian residents in San Diego's beginnings; products from Peru, Hawaii, and the Philippines to reflect some of the trade routes of the 1800s. Yelp
San Diego House Coffee, Tea & Spices - A large selection of fine coffees and teas, & light foods to compliment the experience. Representing the first Black owned business in San Diego. MENU
Toby's Candle Company - Celebrating the tallow trade, this store specializes in custom candles for every occasion, wax sculpting, and soaps.
Toler's Leather Depot - Belts, Wallets, Hats, Minnetonka Moccasins, Custom Leather Work on Premises, and more
Tin Smith - Fancy Tin Products
Wallach & Goldman Square Specialty Shops - Featuring Old Town Ice Cream, Jewelers, Souvenirs, and the home of El Patio Restaurant.
Wells Fargo Express and Banking Museum - Located in the Colorado House; banking museum, including an authentic 1868 Abbot-Downing Co. Stage Coach.