The Pearl Hotel, San Diego: Explore Our Friends & Favorites

Below are links to our local favorites. These are destinations where we’ve spent quality time and hard-earned cash, and would happily spend more. Enjoy!

Dining & Nightlife

Onyx Room and
Thin Room
852 Fifth Avenue (Onyx, Downstairs; Thin, Upstairs)
San Diego, CA 92101
Onyx phone: 619-235-6699
Thin phone: 619-231-7529

Onyx Room is the picture of subterranean cocktail-sipping cool—located literally, beneath the mainstream hustle and bustle of Fifth Avenue. Newly renovated with a dazzling, futuristic mountain lodge-meets-ultra lounge motif, every week, it hosts the world’s foremost DJs in mix. Once you’ve explored Onyx, step out and step up to Thin Room for cold drinks and a chill vibe, amidst cool, clean, and sexy décor. (Onyx and Thin are from the owners of The Pearl Hotel)

Fashion & Lifestyle

G-Star Raw San Diego
470 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 238-7088

G-Star Raw has been crafting edgy and experimental denim wear since the days of acid wash and high-waists. Fortunately, they continue to produce innovative designs more suitable for the modern guy and gal. The G-Star Raw San Diego store is centrally located on 5th Avenue, and the design of the store reflects the modernity of the clothing: bright lights and open space. Employees are friendly, educated in the art of denim, and ready to help you find your dream pair of jeans. Expect to treat your purchases as more of an investment; items typically range in the $100-plus range. An added bonus: your purchases are served up in a reusable cloth bag. (Information courtesy of

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