Hillcrest restaurants you'll love
Hillcrest's top cuisines
Must-try Hillcrest restaurants
BCB Cafe - Hillcrest
1010 University Ave, San Diego
Strawberries, banana, blueberries, apple juice, and non-fat yogurt
Egg, jalapeño cream cheese, sausage, & avocado on a bagel/bread of your choice
|Egg, Cheese, & Sausage||$5.95|
Egg, cheese, & sausage on a bagel/bread of your choice
SALADS • SANDWICHES • HAMBURGERS
Common Stock - Hillcrest
3805 Fifth Ave, San Diego
|CRISPY CHIX SAND||$14.00|
CLASSIC | crispy chicken breast, bacon, melted muenster cheese, and house made ranch coleslaw
NASHVILLE STYLE | Classic + Nashville Style Hot Sauce
COMEBACK STYLE | Nashville hot chicken breast, sharp white cheddar, pickles, ranch coleslaw, + comeback sauce
Barrel & Board - 1027 University Ave
1027 University Ave, San Diego
|Girls Just Want to Have Fun||$15.00|
Casamigos Blanco Tequila, fresh lime juice, creme de coconut, lemongrass syrup, sprinkle of black salt
|Born this way - Lady Gaga||$14.00|
Fleur de Cana White Rum, dragon fruit puree, fresh lime juice, demerara syrup
|2PP - BYOB||$28.00|
Your choice of 3 of our chef’s selected cheeses for the season. Garnished Generously with Grapes, Berries, Cherries, Port Wine Macerated Figs, Sherry Macerated Dried Cranberries, French Candied Walnuts, Fig Preserves and Our House Made Fruit Preserves. Crostini, Crackers and Soft Sliced Baguette.
PIZZA • PASTA • SANDWICHES
Tavola Nostra Pizzeria E Cucina
1040 University Ave ste. B101 (Hillcrest), San Diego
This is the Pinsa version. Crushed tomotoes, Creamy Burrata, Basil, sea salt and EVOO
Pesto, burrata, cherry tomatoes, aged balsamic, and EVOO. (Pesto contains nuts).
Colors of Italia
Hearts of romaine lettuce with Parmigiano Reggiano shavings and house croutons
GRILL • FRENCH FRIES
Urban MO's Bar & Grill
308 University Ave, San Diego
Crispy or Grilled Chicken, Bacon, Cheddar, Jack, Tomato, Romaine, Ranch. Tortilla
Cheddar, Jack, Bacon, Caramelized Onion, Lettuce, Tomato, Thousand Island. Served on your choice of bun.
Pepper Jack, Ortega Chili, Jalapeños, Chipolte Mayo, Lettuce, Tomato. Served on your choice of bun.
SOUPS • SEAFOOD • SALADS
India Palace Banquet & Catering - 3960 Fifth Ave
3960 Fifth Ave, San Diego
A leavened bread made with white flour.
|Paneer Tikka Masala||$18.00|
Paneer pieces cooked in a creamy tomato sauce
|Yellow Dal Tadka||$17.00|
Cooked split lentils, tempered with cumin, ginger, garlic, and onions.
3825 5th Ave., San Diego
|The New Yorker||$17.00|
Philly style steak served with grilled onion, sweet peppers with scrambled eggs and garlic aioli on a fresh croissant.
Southern fried chicken breakfast sandwich seasoned with Derrell's signature Louisiana dry rub, served on choice of a flaky croissant or brioche
|Biscuits and Gravy||$7.50|
Fresh Homemade daily and basted with garlic & butter, smothered in delicious turkey gravy
SEAFOOD • GRILL
1421 University Ave, San Diego
a traditional tortilla bowl filled with black beans, mixed greens, cucumbers,
black olives, grilled corn, tomatoes, jicama, red onion; topped with monterey cheese, guacamole and sour cream...
Sauteed onions and bell peppers with your choice of protein, served with rice, beans and corn tortillas
|Chicken Adobado Quesadilla||$12.25|
flour tortilla, Monterey cheese blend and grilled chicken adobado; sides of guacamole and sour cream
SMOKED SALMON • FRENCH FRIES
3752 Park Blvd, San Diego
|Glazed Duck Breast||$29.00|
szechuan peanuts, apple, herb & daikon salad, pepper romesco, dragon vinaigrette
|Braised Oxtail Raviolini||$25.00|
pine nuts, carrots, horseradish, ricotta
|Chinese Pork Sausage||$25.00|
vadouvan mayo, chili oil, tempura bok choy, coconut rice, cucumbers, herbs
3739 6th Ave, San Diego
Pan fried vegetable dumplings severed with gyoza sauce
|Spicy Sesame Ramen||$13.50|
Spicy Tonkotsu, Chicken and Pork broth, mixed with special Sesame Paste, Egg Noodles, Ground Pork, ½ Ramen Egg, Bean Sprouts, Fried Garlic Chips, Baby Bok Choy, Green Onions, and Sesame Seeds.
|Cream Cheese Wontons||$6.00|
Deep fried cream cheese in wonton skin
RAMEN • NOODLES • FRENCH FRIES
Nishiki Ramen - Nishiki Ramen Hillcrest
1040 University Ave, San Diego
|Smoke Bomb Black w/Egg||$16.95|
No.1 Popular Ramen! Aroma of Homemade Roasted Black Garlic Sauce. Tonkotsu broth, Pork Belly Chashu, Slow Egg, Corn, Green Onion, Ginger and Naruto (Fish Cake).
Spicy Tonkotsu Ramen made with Homemade Hot Sauce, Roasted Garlic, Demon Spice and Miso. Tonkotsu broth, Pork Belly Chashu, Corn, Green Onion, Ginger, Shredded Red Pepper and Naruto (Fish Cake).
|Nishiki Ramen w/Egg||$15.95|
Classic Tonkotsu Ramen. Tonkotsu broth, Pork Belly Chashu, Slow Egg, Corn, Green Onion, Ginger and Naruto (Fish Cake).
PIZZA • SALADS • GRILL • CHICKEN WINGS • CHICKEN
Hillcrest Brewing Company
1458 University Ave, San Diego
HBC Red Sauce, 5 Cheese Blend, Mushroom, Red Onion, Tri Peppers, & Tomato
HBC Red Sauce, 5 Cheese Blend and Pepperoni
|B B Queer Chicken||$19.95|
Red Sauce, 5 Cheese Blend, BBQ Chicken, Red Onion, Cilantro
COOKIES • CUPCAKES • CAKES
Starry Lane Bakery
3925 Fourth Ave, San Diego
If you thought your days of traditional deli sandwiches were behind you, think again. Our sub rolls are just the right size to fill even the emptiest of bellies. Hint: they also make an a amazing garlic bread!
|Italian Herb Flatbread||$6.99|
This savory flatbread makes a great pizza crust. Or if you're feeling a bit adventurous, try pairing it with your favorite hummus. Yumm.
|Devil's Food Cupcake||$4.75|
If your secret vice is chocolate, then these little gems are calling your name. Rich, moist Devil's Food cupcake capped with a swirl of decadent dark chocolate frosting, and finished off with chocolate sprinkles. Can you ever really get enough chocolate? Of course not!
SMOKED SALMON • FRENCH FRIES
insideOUT - San Diego
1642 University Avenue, San Diego
|September iO Wine Club: Prima Materia Winery (Sept 24@3pm)||$40.00|
Tandoori Hut - 3890 5th Ave
3890 5th Ave, San Diego
SMOKED SALMON • SUSHI
RB Sushi - Hillcrest
3955 5th Ave. #100, San Diego
SMOOTHIES • SANDWICHES
Jamba - 000011 - Hillcrest
510 Robinson Ave., San Diego
SMOKED SALMON • TAPAS • FRENCH FRIES
Uptown Tavern - Hillcrest
1236 University Ave, San Diego
1263 University Ave, San Diego
Prager Brothers Hillcrest - 1252 University Avenue
1252 University Avenue, San Diego