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Cheap Dining at the Food Court

Inexpensive Meals at Horton Plaza’s Food Court

While the Horton Plaza Mall beckons visitors with its many retail, specialty and boutique stores, the shopping complex is also home to a food court where visitors can crab a cheap bite to eat. The food court at the Horton Plaza Mall in downtown San Diego includes a wide selection of delicious eateries with prices low enough to satisfy all visitors.

Located on the fourth floor of the mall, visitors can shop around and work up their appetite before stopping for a snack, lunch or even dinner. The food court is completely outdoors and can be found between the United Artist Theater and Nordstrom, across from the Macy’s.

List of Popular Family Friendly Eateries

The food court contains many types of restaurants which feature everything from pretzels and sandwiches to Japanese and Mexican cuisine. Here are a few of the more popular dining options at the Horton Plaza food court:

  • Wetzel’s Pretzels – If you’re looking for a quick snack, this is the place to go. From savory salted pretzels and hotdog pretzel combinations to sweet cinnamon treats and almond topped offerings, there is something to satisfy every craving. And what’s better, everything is around $5!
  • Steak Escape – With a sizeable menu, Steak Escape provides visitors with a variety of options. However, their most well known option is their classic cheese steak which you have the option of adding your favorite toppings too. Add fries and drink and you’ll still likely be under $10.
  • Panda Express – This popular chain restaurant is a staple in the Horton Plaza food court. With combination plates as well as larger packages for families, Panda Express satisfies Chinese food cravings and gives visitors a variety of options including chicken, beef and vegetable entrees.
  • Sarku Japan – Sarku is known for serving ample portions, all for around $6. Many find that their teriyaki chicken over rice and vegetables is the best dish, however shrimp and beef are also available. Double the amount of meat for an additional $1 and you’ll be able to see why Sarku offers great value for the price!

When staying at one of the cheap inns in San Diego near Horton Plaza, stop by for a quick snack or treat yourself to a gift from one of the many stores at the mall! For more information about affordable accommodations in downtown San Diego, contact the Pacific Inn and learn how much you could save.

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