Barrio Logan is one of the most beloved city areas, which happens to be San Diego’s oldest neighborhood.
Barrio Logan has a vibrant cultural heritage which locals and visitors alike can enjoy. The neighborhood has so much to offer, such as amazing art, great food, and so much more!
Simon Limon is a beautiful shop home to talented emerging artists, emphasizing Latinx (and mostly womxn). Is a small curated retail and creative space showcasing handmade/designed goods from local, independently owned businesses from both sides of the border and artist from Los Angeles and state small companies. Showcase over 40 small businesses.
Location: 2185 Logan Ave #11, San Diego, CA
2.Mercado del Barrio
Mercado del Barrio is the heart of Barrio Logan and a wonderful place to gather and enjoy a day out. This 47,000-square-foot mixed-use development project in Barrio Logan has many locally run family businesses. Amongst the business included are local micro-brew Iron Fist, Maggie’s Cafe, MishMash Burgers, and a few other great spots to grab some food or dessert.
Location: 1985 National Ave #1115, San Diego, CA
3.Por Vida Cafe
Por Vida has a beautiful Barrio Logan Arts District location, just one block away from iconic Chicano Park. This local favorite has a wide selection of cafe favorites and unique Mexican drinks such as De La Olla Latte, Horchata Latte, Mazapan Latte, to name a few. You can also enjoy a selection of refreshing Spicy Lemonades and wonderful Boba Tea!
Location:2146 Logan Ave. San Diego, CA
Chicano Park a beloved park to many San Diegans. It is the heart of Barrio Logan. The park is 32,000 square meters and home to a collection of 80 outdoor murals and several art installations such as sculptures, earthworks, and an architectural piece. In 2016, it was designated a National Historic Landmark. There are gardens, picnic tables, and playgrounds throughout the park, making it a wonderful place to spend a sunny day admiring art and culture.
5.Border X Brewing
Border X Brewing makes delicious and unique Mexican Craft beer. However, this is not your typical Mexican beer. Try some of their best, like Abullitas Chocolate Stout, Horchata Golden, and Blood Saison. Their Barrio Loga location is open Tuesday to Fridays from 4 p.m to 8 p.m and from Saturday and Sundays from 12 p.m to 6 p.m
Location: 2181 Logan Ave, San Diego, CA.
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