Taste of Hillcrest 2017

By Fabulous Hillcrest (other events)

Saturday, April 15 2017 12:00 PM 4:00 PM

The Taste of Hillcrest will take place on Saturday, April 15, 2017 from NOON to 4:00 PM. 

For a list of participating businesses please visit

Over 35 fantastic Hillcrest restaurants are participating, giving foodies a chance to sample some of their best and signature dishes. From quaint cafes and French and Italian style bistros to five-star dining delights. This is the most anticipated self-guided culinary walking tour in San Diego. Sample bites such as pad Thai, sashimi, Italian antipasto to classic American comfort food. Your taste buds are going to go wild on this culinary journey throughout Hillcrest, plus the weather will be perfect. 

Tickets are on sale for $30 and will be $35 on the day of the event. The event has sold out in advance the last couple of years, so we suggest early purchasing. A free shuttle is provided for all participants that make frequent stops around the neighborhood. 
Please note that guests who purchased tickets online must bring the printed ticket (or ticket saved to your phone) to check-in at a Will Call Location to receive their official Tasting Card and Event Map. There will be two will call locations:

#1 Rite Aid (535 Robinson Ave.)
• General Admission available here. Pick up your Taste card and map!
• Please check in here if you have won your tickets online, through the radio, or from your favorite magazine/newspaper/blog.

#2 Gossip Grill (1220 University Ave.)
• General Admission available here. Pick up your Taste card and map!
• BONUS: This location is a participating restaurant!

After you have received your official Tasting Card and Event Map, enjoy your time in Fabulous Hillcrest! Since this is a self-guided walking tour, feel free to explore the neighborhood at your own leisure. We recommend starting from Park Boulevard and heading west to 3rd Avenue to avoid the crowds!

We will provide shuttle service to all our customers, including those with accessibility needs. If you are in need of an ADA shuttle, please text  619 738 1767 during the event. Our 100% Electric shuttles run every 15 minutes. Look for the Taste of Hillcrest logo on the vehicles.

* Rich's Nightclub will serve as a refresher station for attendees. They will be able to stop by and enjoy delicious cocktails and drinks.


All sales are final- ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS. 

Mailing Address

HBA 3737 5th Ave Suite 202 San Diego CA 92103