San Diego is known for its picturesque beaches, vibrant culture, and year-round sunshine, making it a sought-after destination. While the city has many popular eateries, it can be hard to discover everything it has to offer without going to the same hot spots time and time again.

There is a treasure trove of hidden gem restaurants run by local small business owners that deserve recognition. Accessity proudly presents a curated list of some of our favorite Accessity-funded businesses to treat your taste buds this summer.

Snoice in Spring Valley: @snoicesd (Instagram)

Snoice in Spring Valley

This Filipino-inspired restaurant in the heart of San Diego offers a cool break from the summer heat. Snoice combines traditional Filipino tastes with a contemporary touch, from their famed shaved snow to delicious boba teas. Enjoy delectable sweets like Halo-Halo, a mix of sweet beans, fruits, and jellies, or a cup of their Ube Horchata Boba Tea for the perfect treat.

J. Flamez BBQ: @j.flamez.bbq (Instagram) and Embolden Beer Co. in Miramar @emboldenbeerco (Instagram)

Embolden Beer Co. in Miramar

Two Accessity-funded businesses are teaming up this summer. Flamez BBQ can be found at Embolden Beer Co. on Tuesdays from 5-9 p.m. serving food you don’t want to miss out on. With their smoked meats and taco combinations, Flamez BBQ has perfected the art of barbecue. The rich flavors and smoky aromas, complemented by Embolden Beer’s wide selection of handcrafted brews, create a match in heaven.

Pizza Cassette in Bay Park: @pizzacassettesd (Instagram)

Pizza Cassette in Bay Park

For pizza lovers seeking a nostalgic, al fresco dining experience, look no further than Pizza Cassette. Hosting live music Sunday through Friday, this is an experience that will treat all your senses. Its carefully crafted oven-fired pies will delight your taste buds. Take advantage of their summer specials, offering unique seasonal flavors.

Kini Koffee in Del Mar: @kinikoffe (Instagram)

Kini Koffee in Del Mar

Kini Coffee is a beachfront haven that offers coffee with a side of coastal charm. Here you can start your warm summer mornings with a cup of handcrafted coffee, sourced from sustainable farms all over the world. Drink your coffee with a freshly baked pastry or indulge in one of their acai bowls. Kini Coffee is an ideal location for a leisurely breakfast or noon pick-me-up thanks to their relaxed environment and seaside views.

Elixir Juices in La Jolla: @elixirjuicecafe (Instagram)

Elixir Juice in La Jolla

Escape the summer heat and rejuvenate your body at Elixir Juices. This health-conscious juice bar provides a nourishing and delicious menu. Sip on their invigorating cold-pressed juices or try one of their signature wellness shots for an instant boost of energy. Elixir Juices’ commitment to using locally sourced ingredients ensures that every sip will be a refreshing taste of summer.

Flor and Seed in Old Town: @florandseed (Instagram)

Flor and Seed in Old Town

In the historic district of Old Town, Flor and Seed offers a one-of-a-kind coffee experience by sourcing the best coffee beans directly from Mexico. Flor and Seed has a strong commitment to sustainable and socially responsible practices, showcasing their dedication to a better future. Treat yourself this summer and enjoy a cup with their house-made chocolate, vanilla, and piloncillo syrups.

Do you have a small business like the businesses listed above? Accessity can help your business with financing and access to small business resources. Contact us today to get connected with our program. Also let us know your favorite San Diego summer hidden gems!


Photo credits: @ the business IGs.