Among its many attractions, San Diego is also home to a thrilling new way to eat dinner. So farewell to the stereotypical chit chat over a standard meal and glass of wine. San Diego is home to a slew of fun, entertaining and affordable Mystery Dinners! This is a great option for travelers who want to have their dinner and entertainment conveniently wrapped into one package. While visiting the city, don’t forget to book your Downtown San Diego hotel before you check out one of these fun and engaging eateries:
The Mystery Café Dinner Theater | 505 Kalmia Street, near Balboa Park
This popular restaurant provides an interactive, comedy based mystery dinner where the cast is known to move around and talk to the crowd. Guests can expect to be highly involved with the show. Dinner is included and features a garden salad, soup du jour, choice of main entrée (including stuffed chicken breast or braised beef short ribs), and a dessert. They also offer a service called “Mysteries to Go” where they will bring the performance to your event.
The Dinner Detective | 8651 Spectrum Center Blvd, Kearney Mesa
Known as the largest venue in murder mystery comedy shows, this venue offers a highly interactive show where everyone is guilty until proven innocent. In fact, the killer might just be sitting at your table right next to you! A four course dinner is included with the show and features scrumptious dishes such as Seasonal Fish En Papillote and Grilled Portobello with Goat Cheese. A cash bar is available onsite.
The San Diego Old Spaghetti Factory | 275 5th Ave., Downtown San Diego
The Murder Mystery Company puts on a series of public and private events at this well-known and historical restaurant. Tickets to the show include a three course meal with salad, choice of a pasta dish, and homemade ice cream. They also offer gluten free, vegan, and lactose free options. This is a popular venue, so be sure to buy tickets in advance as many shows sell out.
Score reservations at Pacific Inn & Suites, one of the top affordable hotels near the Gaslamp Quarter, and set a date for one of these enthralling dinner shows. The savings you’ll get at our comfortable San Diego hotel paired with one of these mystery dinner delights will surely make for a memorable San Diego vacation.
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