For anyone who is looking for new places to eat and drink this year in San Diego, have no fear – 2018 is the year of New Foodie Havens! From the San Diego beaches to Downtown, there are so many fresh places to try out. Check out the latest eateries below.

Mavericks Beach Club in Pacific Beach 

Named after the largest surf break in California, Mavericks Beach Club is becoming the go-to spot for both daytime fun and nighttime celebration in Pacific Beach. This 15,000 square foot location has five bars spread across the two story newly renovated building. It include a dog friendly patio with fire pits, outdoor games, sports on 38 different TV screens, specialty cocktail drinks, brunch, lunch, and dinner menus, and dance club with live music. Celebrate the way California the way was meant to be at this one of kind Beach Club!

Hours Open:

Monday to Friday – 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Saturday to Sunday – 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Happy Hour:

Monday to Thursday – 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday – 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Fish Shop in Point Loma 

The Point Loma Fish Shop is one of the newest places to grab amazing food and great drinks at in the fishing center of San Diego. This location serves the freshest fish in town and has a diverse menu to choose from and customize to your preferences. Fan favorites include the fish sandwich, onion rings, and swordfish. You honestly you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu! Counter service provides fast and friendly service with a casual vibe. The open patio creates a laid-back atmosphere perfect for sitting back – and it’s also dog friendly! There’s plenty of seating available around the sunny open floor plan.

Hours Open:

Monday to Sunday – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Oyster Happy Hour:

Thursday – 4 p.m. until they run out!

Waterbar in Pacific Beach 

If you are looking for panoramic views of Pacific Beach and the Pacific Ocean, Waterbar is the perfect spot. Located right next to the boardwalk, this 6,700 square foot cocktail bar offers floor to ceiling windows, two large bars, and the ideal place for daytime drinking and nighttime festivities. Waterbar makes it a point to provide its guest with delicious original and signature dishes from the East and West Coast, as well as Baja. Not only is their food menu unbelievable, their specialty drinks are refreshing, light, and one of a kind. From day to night, Waterbar is another new destination locals and vacationers need to experience.

Hours Open:

Monday to Friday – 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Saturday to Sunday – 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Boardwalk Happy Hour:

Monday to Sunday – 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Breakfast Republic in Pacific Beach

Breakfast Republic opens in seventh location in Pacific Beach and this 4,500 square foot location is the largest one yet. Located on the busy Mission Blvd. Breakfast Republic takes classic American breakfast favorites and adds their own tasty twist to it, taking brunch to a whole new level. From favorites like oreo pancakes to shrimp and grits, your taste buds will be left kicking with flavor. This eatery is a great place to enjoy the most important meal of the day.

Hours Open:

Monday to Sunday – 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cloak and Petal in Little Italy

Cloak and Petal is taking Japanese style cuisine and adding that San Diego flare. The restaurant  provides an experience of intimacy and compassion, which can be found in their name. The origin of the name comes from, Cloak meaning “secrecy” and Petal meaning Japanese tradition of “hanami”, when family and friends gather together. The restaurant expands over 7,500 square feet completely designed to give you the authentic Toyko lounge appeal. It features two full bars with craft cocktails and Japanese whiskey, and a traditional sushi bar and authentic Japanese appetizers that are to die for. Be transported to a full Toyko experience in downtown Little Italy

Hours Open:

Monday to Sunday – 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.