Famished after a night out on the town, but tired of all the usual fast food suspects and 24-hour taco shops? For those looking for late night eats, we've rounded up 6 spots to satisfy your cravings. Give these local San Diego restaurants a go next time you have a case of the midnight munchies.
Living up to its legendary name, Woodstock’s Pizza serves a variety of pizza from its two San Diego locations. Revered as a cult classic among pizza connoisseurs, the College Area location is open until 1am Thursday through Saturday and until midnight all other nights! If you’re coastal, the Pacific Beach spot stays open until 2am on Friday and Saturday evenings, and 1am all other evenings. Known for their unique crust and loaded toppings, the restaurant even delivers right to the comfort of your own home. Pro tip - if you ever find yourself craving a slice of their cheesy goodness during the early morning hours, the PB location delivers until 3am on Friday and Saturday nights.
Primarily known for their all-local rotating beer lineup and SoCal-inspired eats, The Brew Project also conveniently offers an exclusive late night menu on the weekend for all of your post-beer cravings. From 10:30pm until 2am on Friday and Saturday, the Hillcrest spot serves dishes including tacos and carne or carnitas fries. After all, it wouldn’t be a true San Diego night without craft beer and Mexican food!
Tavern provides the ultimate evening experience. Recognizing that late night snacks are totally necessary, the eatery provides German Coastal snacks from 10pm until midnight. Dig into dishes such as Beer-Brined Wings, Soft Garlic Butter Pretzel Sticks and crispy flatbreads.
True to its name, Brian’s 24 delivers on its motto: the restaurant that never sleeps. With an extensive menu available 24/7, those nights out on the town don’t have to end with drive-thru food. From pizza and burgers to all-day breakfast and dessert, the menu is meant to satisfy every craving imaginable. Next time you’re starving after dancing the night away in the Gaslamp, stop by for a taste of their Waffle Cristo. The savory plate consists of thin-sliced ham and cheddar jack cheese between a housemade bacon waffle.
End your evening with a flatbread (and maybe another cocktail or two) at Union Kitchen & Tap in the Gaslamp. The centrally-located eatery offers five flatbread options until close on Friday and Saturday evenings for all the night owls out there. Fan favorites such as the BBQ Chicken Flatbread and Fig Flatbread are the perfect way to wrap up your weekend adventures downtown.
Hungry Hillcrest-lovers rejoice! The neighborhood’s very own Uptown Tavern offers a specialty late night menu from 11pm. to 12am seven days a week. Satisfy your appetite with the Meatza Flatbread, with prosciutto, local-crafted salami, pepperoni, Ketel One Vodka tomato sauce and fresh herbs. Then finish your night off right with their Stone Fruit Bread Pudding, stone fruit custard with vanilla ice cream, seasonal berries and La Brea Bakery brioche. Why not get the best of both worlds!
No matter which neighborhood in San Diego you prefer to spend your evenings in, the hunt for late night food just got easier with these local favorites!