Pacific Beach, south of La Jolla and north of Mission Beach, is known for its youthful energy, beaches and nightlife. PB, as it’s known by the locals, is the most popular beach destination in San Diego and draws large crowds in the summer. It features one of the larger local nightlife scenes, with a wide variety of bars, clubs, eateries and coffee houses.
Some of the favorite local watering holes include sports bar PB Bar and Grill, Typhoon Saloon and Johnny V for dancing, Bub’s for the dive bar ambiance, and Tower 23’s JRDN Lounge for a drink with an ocean view.
As a tourist destination, commercial development in Pacific Beach has increasingly targeted the visitor population. About 1,300 businesses pay into the Business Improvement District, with visitor and community businesses concentrated along Garnet Avenue, Mission Boulevard and Cass Street.
Retail, dining and entertainment businesses are clustered along Garnet Avenue, and the main thoroughfare is largely lined with restaurants, nightclubs and boutiques featuring independent local brands, trendy and designer goods, surf-related merchandise and souvenirs.
Listings of movie theaters are not available for this community.
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