Beach & Bay Press Readers Choice Awards
The results are in, the people have chosen! These are the Gold Medalists in some of our favorite categories. Give them a try next time you visit!
Best American: Firehouse American Eatery
Congrats to our neighbors at Firehouse for bring home the Gold Medal in the Best American category. Not only are they only steps away from our front door, they are local legends. Known for their open, patio vibe and flavorful cuisine, Firehouse is the perfect place to go for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Local’s tip: Firehouse has been known to give Ocean Park Inn guests a small discount, make sure to mention you’re our guest and show your key card to your server.
Best Family Restaurant: Woodstock’s Pizza
Woodstock’s Pizza has been creating a presence is California college towns and perfecting the art of making pizzas for over 20 years. Their unique pizzas and signature crust (we’re talking sauce tucked into the crust) have locals coming back for more time and time again. Their friendly staff and atmosphere have won them the title of Best Family Restaurant. Be sure to try their signature Bbq Bird pizza!
Local’s Tip: Moms and dads, bring your I.D.’s! Woodstock’s carries a great beer selection as well.
Best Gift Shop: Pangea Outpost
Pangea is the place to go for all your gifting needs. Forget the cheesy keychains and “I heart SD” shirts, at Pangea you’ll find beautiful gifts inspired by items from all over the world. Pangea features items from over 70 local artists and merchants, allowing guests to support small businesses and unique artisans. From jewelry, to trinkets, to books and more, you’ll find it all here.
Local’s Tip: Check out Mermaids Cove in the store for all your beach-inspired gifts and mementos.
Best Bike Shop: Surf Monkey Bikes
Surf Monkey Bikes has a wide variety of bikes available to rent such as beach cruisers, tandems, trikes, and even electric bikes. If you would like to explore some of San Diego’s amazing views, check out their electric bike tours. From La Jolla to Downtown, there are so many sights to see!
Local’s tip: Electric bike tours are customizable based on what sights you would like to see.
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