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Le Parfait Paris

Where to Pokémon Go & Dine in San Diego

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With Pokémon Go mania officially sweeping the country (and soon the world!) this summer’s most unexpected craze has well and truly hit San Diego. Budding trainers looking to hunt Pokémon, recharge at PokéStops or train their catch at designated Poké "gyms" (where players can battle it out with others and level up their Pokémon) should check out the ten bars and restaurants below.

Got a tip? From Bulbasaurs, Goldeens and Poliwags to Pikachu himself, which characters have you caught with your meal and where? Leave suggestions in the comments section below.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Tajima

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4681 Convoy St, Ste 1
San Diego, CA 92111
(858) 278-5367
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Pokémon Go players in Kearny Mesa might be interested to know Tajima’s Convoy location has Pokémon lurking around their dragon mural. Where better to fuel up on ramen while you hunt for Mewtwo?

2. Burnside

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3375 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116
(619) 501-7715
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For those wishing to enjoy BBQ-influenced bites and PBR tallboys while summoning Sandshrew, head to Burnside where the team has reported seeing Pokémon on-premise.

3. Pizza Port

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135 N Highway 101
Solana Beach, CA 92075
(858) 481-7332
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The prime spot for a slice and a cold one in Solana Beach has also recently became something of a Pokémon hotspot, where you could find a lurking Mankey, Metapod and more.

4. Le Parfait Paris

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555 G St
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 245-4457
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Pokémon characters that enjoy fine patisseries have made an appearance at Le Parfait Paris’ downtown location, but we have it one good authority that Liberty Public Market (where they also have a stand) is full of Pokémon characters.

5. Rancho Bernardo Inn

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17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr
San Diego, CA 92128
(858) 675-8500
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If you’re searching for Pokémon in North County we hear you could catch them all at Rancho Bernardo Inn. Hunt down Pikachu, Ivysaur and the rest of the gang hidden among the 265-acre property's restaurants, swimming pools, multiple fountains and biking trails.

6. Horton Plaza Park

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Broadway, San Diego
CA, 92101
(619) 544-8180
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Dedicated Pokémon Go players roaming downtown should stop by Horton Plaza Park to round up a few more Pokémon, including the Sandshrew or the Mankey. There are several adjacent PokéStops too, like the Balboa Theater, Horton Walk and Historic Fountain. Don't forget to reenergize with a Sloan’s Ice Cream after battling it out at the PokéGym.

7. Puesto

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789 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 233-8880
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Summon Diglett and Dratini while chomping on some tasty tacos at the headquarters where the Puesto team have reported Pokémon sightings by the fountain (in front of the old Kitson store) just across the way.

8. Hotel del Coronado

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1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118
(800) 468-3533
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A trip to Coronado (we hear the Crown City is crawling with them!) will prove rewarding for dedicated Pokémon Go players who can obtain pokéballs, eggs and little treats at various locations around the property including the garden patio, the Hotel del Coronado fountain and clock.

9. Liberty Station

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2640 Historic Decatur Rd
San Diego, CA 92106
The parks and promenades of Liberty Station are a hotbed for Pokémon and play host to a plethora of Pokéspots. Fittingly, Point Loma Sports Club is a Pokémon Gym, while Stone Brewing has been attracting Pokémon with a lure, based on packed in players at the tasting room.

10. Rip Current Brewing

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4101 30th St
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 793-4777
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It’s been reported that Rip Current Brewing in North Park has two PokéStops right outside. Catch certain Pokémon and take a picture of them inside the brewery to receive money off your brews.

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1. Tajima

4681 Convoy St, Ste 1, San Diego, CA 92111
Pokémon Go players in Kearny Mesa might be interested to know Tajima’s Convoy location has Pokémon lurking around their dragon mural. Where better to fuel up on ramen while you hunt for Mewtwo?
4681 Convoy St, Ste 1
San Diego, CA 92111

2. Burnside

3375 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116
For those wishing to enjoy BBQ-influenced bites and PBR tallboys while summoning Sandshrew, head to Burnside where the team has reported seeing Pokémon on-premise.
3375 Adams Ave
San Diego, CA 92116

3. Pizza Port

135 N Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075
The prime spot for a slice and a cold one in Solana Beach has also recently became something of a Pokémon hotspot, where you could find a lurking Mankey, Metapod and more.
135 N Highway 101
Solana Beach, CA 92075

4. Le Parfait Paris

555 G St, San Diego, CA 92101
Pokémon characters that enjoy fine patisseries have made an appearance at Le Parfait Paris’ downtown location, but we have it one good authority that Liberty Public Market (where they also have a stand) is full of Pokémon characters.
555 G St
San Diego, CA 92101

5. Rancho Bernardo Inn

17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr, San Diego, CA 92128
If you’re searching for Pokémon in North County we hear you could catch them all at Rancho Bernardo Inn. Hunt down Pikachu, Ivysaur and the rest of the gang hidden among the 265-acre property's restaurants, swimming pools, multiple fountains and biking trails.
17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr
San Diego, CA 92128

6. Horton Plaza Park

Broadway, San Diego, CA, 92101
Dedicated Pokémon Go players roaming downtown should stop by Horton Plaza Park to round up a few more Pokémon, including the Sandshrew or the Mankey. There are several adjacent PokéStops too, like the Balboa Theater, Horton Walk and Historic Fountain. Don't forget to reenergize with a Sloan’s Ice Cream after battling it out at the PokéGym.
Broadway, San Diego
CA, 92101

7. Puesto

789 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
Summon Diglett and Dratini while chomping on some tasty tacos at the headquarters where the Puesto team have reported Pokémon sightings by the fountain (in front of the old Kitson store) just across the way.
789 W Harbor Dr
San Diego, CA 92101

8. Hotel del Coronado

1500 Orange Ave, Coronado, CA 92118
A trip to Coronado (we hear the Crown City is crawling with them!) will prove rewarding for dedicated Pokémon Go players who can obtain pokéballs, eggs and little treats at various locations around the property including the garden patio, the Hotel del Coronado fountain and clock.
1500 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118

9. Liberty Station

2640 Historic Decatur Rd, San Diego, CA 92106
The parks and promenades of Liberty Station are a hotbed for Pokémon and play host to a plethora of Pokéspots. Fittingly, Point Loma Sports Club is a Pokémon Gym, while Stone Brewing has been attracting Pokémon with a lure, based on packed in players at the tasting room.
2640 Historic Decatur Rd
San Diego, CA 92106

10. Rip Current Brewing

4101 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104
It’s been reported that Rip Current Brewing in North Park has two PokéStops right outside. Catch certain Pokémon and take a picture of them inside the brewery to receive money off your brews.
4101 30th St
San Diego, CA 92104

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