Late Night Pizza San Diego

For those with a serious case of the midnight munchies, San Diego has late-night diners and restaurants a plenty. Whether you're getting out from a midnight movie screening or making your way home from the bars after closing time, read on to discover 15 essential spots for late night and 24-hour eats in San Diego. Did we miss one? Send us your suggestions in the comments section below.

1 Turf Supper Club

One of San Diego’s oldest cocktail lounges, this legendary grill-your-own-steak spot is open until 2 a.m. daily (last pour at 1:40 a.m.) for “Sneaky Tikis and seared meat”. There’s a live piano bar every Sunday too from 8 to 11 p.m.

1116 25th St
San Diego, CA 92102

(619) 234-6363

2 Rudford's Restaurant

From “stick-to-your-ribs biscuits and gravy, pork chops and chicken” this landmark eatery serves breakfast, lunch and dinner to patrons in glorious late 1940s era decor and booth seating surrounds.

2900 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104

(619) 282-8423

3 Izakaya Masa

Open until 12 a.m. on Sunday and 1 a.m. every other day, this traditional Japanese spot in Mission Hills is a must for late-night sushi, ramen, sake beer and soju. Closed Mondays.

928 Fort Stockton Dr
San Diego, CA 92103

(619) 542-1354

4 Starlite

A haven for late night eaters who hanker after good food, this India Street stunner is the perfect spot for a craft cocktail nightcap (until 1 a.m.) and a seasonal plate from its kitchen, which stays open until midnight.

3175 India St
San Diego, CA 92103

(619) 358-9766

5 Golden Dragon

Patrons flock to Jimmy Wong’s Asian bistro “where the staff and service is always good”, for go-to dishes like drunken noodles and wonton soup, plus lychee cocktails all served until 3 a.m. daily.

414 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92103

(619) 296-4119

6 Rose Donuts

A 24-hour donut shop? Why not! Satisfy midnight cravings and more at this Linda Vista mainstay, which also does a roaring trade in sandwiches and breakfast eats. Cash only.

5201 Linda Vista Rd
San Diego, CA 92110

(619) 294-8856

7 Saska's Steaks and Seafood

Although the original Saska’s building is currently closed for renovations, this old-school gem is still keeping Mission Beach night owls well fed with steaks, seafood and their famed late night specials, all served until midnight daily from the adjacent High Tide Bar.

3768 Mission Blvd
San Diego, CA, 92109

(858) 488-7255

8 Studio Diner

Late night cravings for American style breakfast (offered all day), lunch and dinner fare can be satisfied 24/7 at this retro spot in Kearny Mesa, which is decked out in 1940s-era movie memorabilia.

4701 Ruffin Rd
San Diego, CA 92123

(858) 715-6400

9 Lucha Libre

Catch a Mexican wrestling match and load up on gourmet Mexican food until 2:30 a.m. every Friday and Saturday at this colorful taco shop, famed for its surf and turf burrito.

3016 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92104

(619) 487-1520

10 Searsucker

Searsucker’s late night menu offers bites like duck fat fries, Philly meatballs and a nice juicy burger, plus a selection of wines, beers and cocktails every Friday and Saturday night from 11 p.m. until 1 a.m.

611 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 233-7327

11 Brian's 24

Famed for its generously sized portions of comfort food, this go-to spot keeps locals and visitors alike happy round the clock with wings, hotcakes, burritos and carne asada fries.

828 6th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 702-8410

12 Du-par's Restaurant & Bakery

Feast on signature hot cakes, gourmet meatloaf, four cheese macaroni and more at Downtown's newest 24-hour dining destination. You can get drinks at the bar until 2 a.m., while Du Par’s late happy hour runs from 10 p.m. until last call daily

440 J St
San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 255-8775

13 Ciro's Pizzeria

Late night barflys can load up on thin-crust New York style pies, stromboli plus other staples until 2 a.m. Thursday through Saturday nights at this Gaslamp pizza joint.

536 Market St
San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 696-0405

14 Basic Urban Kitchen & Bar

This circa 1912 warehouse now industrial-chic restaurant and bar serves up their signature gourmet New Haven style thin crust brick oven pizzas until 2 a.m.

410 10th Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

(619) 531-8869

15 Buddy's Diner

All day breakfasts plus an array of classic comfort foods (from chicken and waffles to chilaquiles and French toast), plus malts and milkshakes await at this retro style 24-hour diner in Pacific Beach.

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