San Diego Restaurants: Café 21

Californian fare & happy hour with tapas in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter.

Location: 2736 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116
Phone: 619.640.21221
Neighborhood: Gaslamp Quarter
Cuisine: American, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Café 21 is a favorite dining option located in the ever-popular Gaslamp Quarter.  This beautiful eatery is known for their ‘farm-to-table’ approach to using only locally grown, organic ingredients in their dishes.

Café 21’s Chef Leyla Javadov has a philosophy about the food she serves; Make it fresh, make it delicious. 

Cafe 21 is a labor of love born out of her desire to live life through holistic, healthy and farm-fresh food. Chef Leyla creates her meals from scratch, and the flavor is out of this world.

Experience live local music 7 days a week, a soothing atmosphere, and one of the best Happy Hours in downtown San Diego. 

Café 21 is also located just blocks from The Keating Hotel.


Sunday – Thursday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.


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