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Neighborhood Guide: Barrio Logan

With a vibrant art scene, diverse food spots, and the recent unveiling of a neighborhood sign, it’s safe to say Barrio Logan has arrived.


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Barrio Logan

Rainbow Supplies

This unassuming party store sells custom-made piñatas, ranging from giant Heineken bottles to Buzz Lightyear, along with Mexican candy for filling.
2076 Logan Avenue

The Church

Housed in a former church, this art collective features Beatbox Records, Uncommon Value clothing, and interactive events held during the Barrio Art Crawl.
2151 Logan Avenue

Cafe Moto

Cafe Moto

You can find their coffee all over town, but head to Moto’s brick-and-mortar cafe in Barrio Logan for a cuppa in a sleek urban setting.
2619 National Avenue

Chicano Park

Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the park lays claim to the nation’s largest collection of outdoor murals, which depict past and present struggles in the Mexican and Chicano communities.
Near Cesar E. Chavez Parkway and Logan Avenue

Original Gentlemen Barber Shop | Photo by Karina Zuniga

Original Gentlemen Barber Shop

It’s not just about precise fades and a shoeshine station at this new salon. The decor mixes classic barbershop appeal with modern accents, and hosts community events.
2113 Logan Avenue

Las Cuatro Milpas

The lines may be long and tourists may come by the dozens, but the authenticity at this Mexican food institution is a sure thing. Order the chorizo with beans.
1857 Logan Avenue

Salud!

Salud!

Popular catering vendor San Diego Taco Company has branched out with a Mexican eatery serving its namesake tacos and craft beers.
2196 Logan Avenue

Border X Brewing

The tasting room for the Latino-owned brewery serves beer with a Mexican twist, like the Abuelitas, a brew made with Mexican hot chocolate.
2181 Logan Avenue

Chicano Art Gallery

When the intimate gallery isn’t playing host to art shows and music events, visit its adjacent shop, which features eclectic paintings and other giftables made by local artists.
2117 Logan Avenue

HB Punto Experimental

HB Punto Experimental

This gallery, nearly hidden in an alley, showcases emerging talent pushing boundaries with innovative pieces and performance art. Email or follow the gallery on social media to hear about new shows.
2151 Logan Avenue (entrance behind building)

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