Welcome to Classic San Diego

Unusually high tide at the Marine Room restaurant, La Jolla, California, c1954.


Sit down, relax, and enjoy the fascinating story of San Diego’s colorful history. On our continuing journey, we’ll be exploring classic San Diego haunts, landmarks, restaurants and attractions. Join us!

If you have any stories, information, restaurant menus or photos from these old places, let us know.

We’d love to include them!

Albie's Beef Inn

Albie’s Beef Inn restaurant, San Diego, California, December 23, 2015. Photo, Lyudmila Zorotova.