What’s up in business: New, closed and upcoming establishments in Pacific Beach

Customers line up for takeout outside the recently opened City Tacos at 4516 Mission Blvd. in Pacific Beach.
Customers line up for takeout outside the recently opened City Tacos at 4516 Mission Blvd. in Pacific Beach.
(Milan Kovacevic)

The business picture has been in flux the past few months because of the coronavirus, which has made it tough for businesses to open new locations and perhaps as tough to keep track of what’s new.

PB Monthly reached out to Discover Pacific Beach to find out about new business locations, which businesses are coming and which have closed permanently or will soon.

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New businesses

Dave's Hot Chicken is at 1001 Garnet Ave. in Pacific Beach.
(Savanah Duffy)

Dave’s Hot Chicken

  • Specializes in Nashville-style hot chicken
  • 1001 Garnet Ave., Suite 100
  • (858) 369-5212
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to midnight Friday-Sunday

Mimi & Red Boutique

  • Women’s trendy clothing and accessories
  • 5005 Cass St.
  • (858) 456-7933

Beach Bumzz Baja Fusion

  • Comfort foods including fish tacos, burritos, sandwiches and wings with a Baja twist.
  • 978 Garnet Ave.
  • (858) 999-0075
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday-Saturday

Our Green Affair

  • Health-focused bowls, salads, loaded potatoes and more
  • 980 Garnet Ave.
  • (858) 352-6641
  • 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily

City Tacos

  • Traditional recipes combined with Southern California flavors in meat, fish, vegetarian and paleo diet options
  • 4516 Mission Blvd.
  • (858) 284-4239
  • 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. daily

Harry’s Taco Club

  • Tacos and burritos
  • 4612 Cass St.

Wokou Ramen & Yakatori

  • Handcrafted Japanese-influenced dishes and signature cocktails
  • 3801 Ingraham St.
  • (858) 400-4511
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday

Armonia Kitchen

  • Plant-based cuisine
  • 1422 Garnet Ave.
  • (858) 999-0093
  • Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday

Arbor Collective San Diego

  • Snowboards, skateboards and bamboo apparel produced with natural materials
  • 936 Garnet Ave.
  • (619) 554-0550
  • Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday-Sunday

Many Pacific Beach gyms, galleries, bars and other businesses are open again as San Diego has moved further into the process of easing coronavirus-related restrictions following closures that began in March.

June 24, 2020

Closing permanently

Kay Thayer, owner of Traveler's Depot on Garnet Avenue, has decided to shut the store.
Kay Thayer, owner of Traveler’s Depot on Garnet Avenue, has decided to shut the store and liquidate its stock of travel books, maps, luggage, outfits, equipment and accessories.
(Steven Mihailovich)

Traveler’s Depot

  • Luggage, money belts, electronic gadgets, travel guides and more
  • 1655 Garnet Ave.

Coming soon

Bubble Up Boba + Waffles is coming to Garnet Avenue in Pacific Beach.
(Savanah Duffy)

Bubble Up Boba + Waffles

  • 1001 Garnet Ave., Suite 105
  • Dessert shop featuring boba tea, bubble waffles and ice cream

La Clochette Du Coin

  • Location TBA
  • Contemporary European-style bakery and cafe


  • 4465 Mission Blvd.
  • Grab-and-go breakfast sandwiches, breakfast jars, coffee and more