Preferred Family-Friendly Restaurants

We strongly recommend our own Bean Sprouts cafe for lunch or a snack while you are in the Museum!  But if you choose to venture out, we suggest your try one of the following family-friendly restaurants from our preferred list (and get a discount for being a visitor or member of the Museum).  All restaurants are within walking distance, and the directions we have provided start from our front door. Present your membership card and/or admissions receipt to receive the special offer listed under select restaurants.*

1. Brian’s 24
828 6th Avenue
619 702 8410
Left on Island Avenue, left on 6th Avenue. 10% off purchased meal. Show your Museum Admission Receipt or Membership Card.

2. Buca di Beppo
705 6th Avenue
619 233 7272
Left on Island Avenue, left on 6th Avenue. One free kid’s meal per party. Show your Museum Admission Receipt or Membership Card.

3. Broken Yolk Café
355 6th Avenue
619 338 9655
Left on Island Avenue, right on 6th Avenue. 15% off purchased meal. Show your Museum Admission Receipt or Membership Card.

4. Café 222
222 Island Avenue
619 236 9902
Left on Island Avenue, located on the corner of 2nd Avenue. Free kid’s pancake with purchase of an adult meal. Show your Museum Admission Receipt or Membership Card.

5. Hard Rock Café San Diego
801 4th Avenue
619 615 7625
Left on Island Avenue, left on 4th Avenue. 15% off purchased meal. Show your Museum Admission Receipt or Membership Card.

6LANI Coffee
101 Market Street
619 299 5466
Left on Island Avenue, left on Front Street, right on Market Street. 10% off purchased meal. Show your Museum Admission Receipt or Membership Card.

7. Lucky’s Lunch Counter
338 7th Avenue
619 255 4782
Left on Island Avenue, right on 7th Avenue. 10% off purchased meal. Show your Museum Admission Receipt or Membership Card.

8. Simon’s on Sixth
501 First Ave Suite A
619 236 8799
Left on Island Ave, right on First Ave. 10% off purchased meal. Show your Museum Admission Receipt or Membership Card.

9. Skybound Coffee + Dessert Lounge
181 W Market Street
619 255 6515
Left on Front Street, on the corner of Front and Market. 10% off purchased meal. Show your Museum Admission Receipt or Membership Card.

*Offers and discounts subject to change without notice.

Special Closure!

Our Lower Level is closed this Saturday and Sunday for the WOW Festival. The rest of the Museum is open to the public!