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Seaport Village, San Diego

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Shop and dine at Seaport Village, a waterfront complex connected by 6km (4 mi) of cobblestone walking paths lined with ponds, fountains, and gardens. This village has 54 shops and galleries, 17 restaurants, and a slate boardwalk along the San Diego Bay. It was built in Victorian and traditional Mexican architectural styles over Punta de los Muertos, the location where the Spanish Expedition of 1782 buried victims of scurvy. Explore the specialty vendors, relax along the water, or take a ride on the center's antique carousal, which was built in 1895 and features hand carved animals. Plan to visit Seaport Village and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended San Diego attractions using our San Diego road trip app .
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  • Awesome place beautiful go every year....i love happy people...( not drug induced).. super shops and some good deals on shirts not very crowded during week parking is fair and available.  more »
  • I expected something different. All new, not historic. The Carrousel was nice. The restaurants seem nice but we did not eat there.  more »
  • Cool setting and harbor views. Great restaurants, we ate at the Edgewater Grill. Unique shops. Outdoor park nearby. One of the stops on the hop on hop off trolley.  more »
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  • Great (!) food - many many options. Fantastic shops in and around the Seaport Village. Bought a shirt at the Harley Davidson store, there. Had Been & Jerry's ice cream, a fish taco at Marion's, and a top notch gyro and the Greek Island Cafe (which I highly recommend, for authentic Greek food and desserts!). Seemed to be an always happening place, and is close to the waterfront museums and boat tour areas, parks, and Convention Center. Highly recommend a visit to Seaport Village.
  • This is a great family tourist trap. Good food choices are available. Fun and funky shops and live music are available. Kites and Bubbles, picnic tables and boats. This is essential San Diego for tourists. I would have given it 5 stars except the parking prices are criminal. Go park some where else and walk. Couple hours can be $30-50 bucks!!
  • Great place to go shopping or just get some fresh air on the bay. The shops are very cool and there is a wide variety of goods offered, everyone is sure to find something to suit their mood or style. There are plenty of places to get food, you can choose a small counter service restaurant or a sit down table service seafood restaurant and leave feeling completely satisfied. There is plenty of grass if you want to have a picnic, there are a lot of trees, benches for seating, telescopes on the sea wall, and a lot of open space to enjoy. While walking around you will probably find some live entertainment, we got to see a magician and listen to a man playing a unique wind instrument. You can spend hours just sitting in the grass watching the boats and ships go in and out of the bay. While there, we saw replicas of historic ships, a huge international car carrying ship, small sail boats, jet skis, and even land to sea tour boats. Definitely a must see for anyone visiting San Diego. Just be prepared to pay an arm and a leg for parking.
  • This is a great place to go for a walk. You can walk into the store to store and see new things. The candy store has a lot of the old style candy and salt water taffy. There's always interesting people down there on the grass. The restaurants down there for the most part of pretty good. And don't forget to ride the merry-go-round
  • Everyone should make this as one of their stops if you are in the San Diego downtown area whether you are from out of town or a local resident. We have lived here for years and been to Seaport Village many times, we still make the the drive from North County to here from time to time. It's a very pleasant place to be: right by the water front, excellent views, souvenir shops, food court and restaurants, long stretch of grass with wide sidewalks. You can walk your dogs here, bike around, good bay views, many spots for great pictures, among many other things to do here.
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