San Diego is home to a variety of intriguing neighborhoods, but the most popular has to be Hillcrest. This hip community near downtown boasts trendy nightclubs, incredible restaurants, and decadent cafés. If you’re staying in one of the cheap hotels in downtown San Diego this December, be sure to venture to Hillcrest and indulge in these delicious seasonal treats.
Those who visit Pappalecco in Hillcrest are in for treat. This café serves fresh shortbread cookies that are available throughout the day. Pappalecco takes pride in using natural ingredients, which produces cookies that are moist and taste like they came from your grandmother’s kitchen. They also go well with a rich cup of hot chocolate.
Located on 5th Avenue, Chocolat Hillcrest is known for serving some of the best crepes in the city. Each crepe is made to order and dusted with powdered sugar for the ultimate sweet snack. Enjoy the Nutella crepes anytime of year, or indulge in a seasonal apple, walnut, and caramel crepe this holiday season.
La Bonne Table
This French café is known in the Hillcrest community for serving decadent country food that is beautifully displayed on each plate. Their raspberry tart offers the perfect amount of rich flavor with fresh ingredients and is considered a seasonal favorite.
Crest Café sits on Robinson Avenue in Hillcrest and offers a unique twist on traditional menu items. During the holiday season, the butterscotch pecan apple crunch is a favorite dessert among patrons. It’s available for $7 and is good enough to order seconds.
Bread & Cie
Those with a sweet tooth can indulge in a box of macaroons from Bread & Cie. The tasty treats are made in-house and come in a variety of flavors and colors. Whether you’re giving them as a gift or nibbling on them over a hot cup of coffee at the café, you’ll be glad you stopped by.
Are you still looking for more seasonal sweets to try during your stay in San Diego? The staff at the Pacific Inn & Suites has you covered. Book your stay at our affordable hotel and you’ll be within walking distance to various restaurants and cafés near the Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, and Seaport Village. Go online or call us today at 1-800-571-2933 to check for rates and availability.