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San Diego Neighborhood Guide: Point Loma

Historic landmarks, seafood eateries, and hip boutiques are at the heart of this coastal community


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Sunset Cliffs | Photo by Jenny Siegwart

Point Loma This Month:

Sheryl Crow
Humphreys Concerts by the Bay
June 6

Grease 
The Pearl Hotel’s Dive-in Theatre
June 21

Northside Shack

Colors and flavors explode in acai and pitaya bowls at this casual eatery run by a paralegal turned healthy foods chef. Smoothies tout unique ingredients like jalapeño peppers and cold brew coffee.  northside_shack

 

See/Saw

This boutique is stocked with organic cotton kids’ clothing, wooden toys, blankets, books, and more. Plus, it’s down the block from West Side Tap House—something for the little kids, something for the big kids. seesawpointloma

See/Saw

 

Coffee Hub & Café

Breakfast and lunch are on the menu with a side of spoke and wheel at this cycling-themed café, which serves local roaster Swell Coffee Co. and Bread & Cie pastries.  coffeehubsd

 

Cabrillo National Monument

The site encompasses a two-mile bayside trail, tide pools, and the historic Old Point Loma Lighthouse. The National Park Service also hosts monthly full moon guided walks.  cabrillonps

 

Elka

Elka

Take your downward dog upside down at this yoga and wellness studio that specializes in aerial yoga, massages, acupuncture, and reiki sessions. 

 

Sushi Lounge

After success in Poway and Encinitas, Sushi Lounge opened in Point Loma last fall. Look for more than 20 specialty rolls, including the “Chuck Norris” with lobster, shrimp, and sesame chili oil, plus teriyaki and bento boxes.  sushiloungesd

 

Bali Hai

Bali Hai

The Polynesian-style restaurant is home to one of the most beautiful waterfront settings—and one of the most potent mai tais. Drink up more fun on Sundays during their Champagne brunch.  balihairestaurant

 

Brigantine

The family-owned seafood eatery that launched on Shelter Island in 1969 has since spawned multiple locations and sister restaurants, like Miguel’s Cocina. At the original Brig, try the fish tacos.  brigantineseafood

 

The Wine Pub

Beyond 25 domestic wines and local craft beer, The Wine Pub has a dog-friendly patio, hosts movie nights and succulent workshops, and organizes wine-themed trips to Valle de Guadalupe.  winepubsd

 

Treet

Treet

Build custom ice cream sandwiches with cookies or donuts, or take it to the next level with their new cookie dough on an ice cream cone.  treetdesserts

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