Petco Park Food & Drink Guide - 2024 Padres Concessions


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Home runs don’t always come easy but you can always count on Petco Park in San Diego to deliver delicious concessions and tasty food options for Padres fans. With only a few hours to work with, mapping out what to eat at the stadium is an essential part of your game plan.

2024 Concessions

Each year, vendors bow out to make room for new food and beverage stands in the stadium. It’s always exciting to learn about what’s new. (To get an early taste of new concessions and menu items for 2025, plan on attending this year’s Padres FanFest next spring.)




New & Local Options

Local flavor continues to be what Petco Park is all about. Some fun new options to check out in 2024:

  • Gelati & Peccati – You may already be familiar with the Buona Forchetta family of restaurants in and around San Diego, and their walk-up Roman pizza and gelato offshoot in North Park on University Ave.
    Location: Mercado at Petco Park (Main Concourse behind Home Plate where Cucina Stella used to be)

    Menu: Roman-style pizza variations including Margherita, meat lovers, and vegetarian.
  • An’s Athletic Field Services – A spinoff of An’s Dry Cleaning, the slyly named, award-winning gelato shop in San Diego, which has locations in North Park and Del Mar and outrageously crazy delicious flavors. An’s was voted one of the Best Ice Cream Shops in America.
    Location: Mercado at Petco Park

    Menu: Gelato shop with unique creations such as Clay (nutella + brownie), Sand (vanilla + fig) and Chalk (vegan lemon + almond)
  • Spiro’s Mediterranean Cuisine – Local Chaconas family celebrates their deep Greek roots and traditions with restaurants in Coronado for almost 30 years, La Jolla and now Petco Park.

    Location: Section 124 on the third base side

    Menu: Classic gyro and Horiatiki bowl inspired by a Greek salad.
  • San Diego’s Finest Hot Chicken
    A second location has been added in the Mercado (along with the upper deck spot)

    Menu: Another place to score the popular Hot Hen spicy chicken sandwich.

Mobile Ordering

Fans at Petco Park can access food and drink info through the MLB Ballpark App on their cellphone and use it to purchase meals, snacks, drinks and other items.
For increased safety, there will be no vendors walking the aisles selling beer, peanuts, popcorn, cotton candy, ice cream and other treats.

Padres Concession Prices

Like pretty much every bite of food in San Diego, Petco Park’s prices have risen a few dimes again. Disclaimer: Your cost experience may vary throughout the park and is subject to change, but here are our best view of the current food and drink prices.
Hot Dog (Friar Frank) $7.99
Chicken Tenders $13
Lil’ Slugger Kids Meal $8.50
Budweiser / Bud Light $14.99
Cutwater Cocktail Can $14.490
Bottled Dasani Water $4.99
Soft Pretzel $7.99
Nachos $49
Dunkin’ Coffee $4.99
Mister Softee Ice Cream in a Helmet [Forgot to go look. $10?]

What follows is a guide to the best peanuts, Cracker Jacks and fish tacos at San Diego’s famous ballpark to help you map out your in-game eating. For places to eat outside the stadium, view our guide to restaurants near Petco Park. Here’s our gluten-free guide. If your idea of food is simply “beer,” read our Petco Park local and craft beer guide. If your idea of food is simply “vegetables,” read our vegan and vegetarian guide.

  Field
Level
Toyota
Terrace
Upper
Deck
.394 Bar 217
Finer ballpark food and drink, no view of the field
Alpine Beer Co.309
Local-ish — Former San Diego County brewery pouring beer and serving Grand Ole BBQ sausage sandies.
An’s Athletic Field ServicesMercado
Local gelato shop
Barrio Dogg 202
Local — A fan favorite, try the Tijuana-style El Xolito bacon-wrapped hot dogs. (Vegetarian friendly)
Beer Bat Steins
Beer and a souvenir. Twenty four inches tall, 26 ounces of San Diego’s finest.
Belle Glos Wine Market 102
Sparkling, white and red wines by the glass or bottle
Blue Shield Club Restaurant108
Elite seating and view with Brandt New York-style steak sandwich, BLTA, carne asada tacos, smoked portobello tacos and full bar
Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill 227
Local — Fish tacos and sandwiches
Board and Brew 205
Local — The best sandwiches in North County San Diego come to Petco (Vegetarian friendly)
Budweiser Ballpark Eats 208, 211, 233304, 310, 316, 324
Hot Dogs, Veggie Dogs, ballpark standards, pretzels, nachos, Coffee (Vegetarian friendly)
Carnitas’ Snack Shack 130228
Local — Some of the best carnitas in San Diego. Try the Carnitas Nachos!
Craft Beers of San Diego 104, 129209, 229303, 328
San Diego craft beer and microbrews
The Cravory127
Local — Sweet, freshly baked gourmet cookies and ice cream sandwiches.
Cutwater Spirits Rum Bar101
Local — Cocktails from San Diego-based distillery
The Draft by Ballast Point105
Food, Ballast Point’s full lineup including Hot Hen sandwiches, outdoor seating
Elote Mexican Street Corn 101
Mexican-style grilled corn cart with fuego sauce, cotija cheese, Tajin, and lime crema.
Frozen Friar228
With alcohol or sans, in Mangonada, Island Punch, and Strawberry Lemonade flavors
Gaglione Brothers 124319
Local — Cheesesteaks! Garlic Fries!
Gelati & PeccatiMercado
Local — Roman-style pizza
Grand Ole BBQ113, Gallagher
Local — Follow your nose to find borracho fries, Texas hot links, smoked brisket and pulled pork.
Hodad’s 104, 131230300
Local — Hamburgers from famous San Diego institution (Vegetarian friendly)
Holy Paleta 112
Local — Locally sourced frozen popsicles with exotic flavors from lavendar lemonade to pineapple mojito pops.
Jack & Craft 117226
Beer and desserts, including freshly made caramel corn
Jack In The Box323
Local — San Diego’s home grown fast-food chain is serving tacos, chicken strips, curly fries and other menu favorites plus a signature Purple Haze cocktail.
Kona Big Wave Patio 227
Ousting the king of beers, Kona brews, Hawaiian bowls and other island-inspired grindz.
Lane’s Lemonade Stand104, 116, 119, 131, Gallagher211, 225300, 320
Dippin’ Dots ice cream, Lemonade and sweets like cotton candy, snow cones, churros
The Loft Western Metal
Hot dogs, sausages, nachos, a full bar, and beer
Mister Softee 109, 133
Soft Serve ice cream in a helmet, floats
Negihama Sushi104211
Local — Fresh grab-and-go sushi from the sister resaurant of Uni Sushi in Mission Valley.
Pizza Port 121213311, 320
Local — Pizza, Pizza Port Beer, Garlic Beer Buddies — no breath mints though!
The Porch 124
Beers by Pacifico
Puesto Mexican 107, 117, 120
Local — Grab the braised short rib taco, margaritas, birria, guacamole, al pastor burrito.
Randy Jones BBQ 101, 118204305, 306, 323
Local — Beef brisket, hot dogs and other bbq-sauced grillables
Sambazon109
Local — Acai bowls and margaritas, including new Padres Açaí Bowl and a Dragon Fruit Margarita. (Vegetarian friendly)
San Diego’s Finest Hot ChickenMercado316
Hot Hen spicy fried chicken sandos with fuego sauce, pickles and Fresno chile slaw on a brioche bun.
Seaside Market 105
Local — Freshest spot for “Cardiff Crack” tri-tip, hot bar+health options.Flatbreads, salads, fresh fruit, fresh juices, wine and craft beer (Vegetarian friendly)
Seaside Market Tri-Tip110, Gallagher308, 311, 322, 327
Local — Kiosks with famous BBQ tri-tip
Spiro’s Mediterranean Cuisine124
Local — Traditional classic Greek gyro and Horiatiki bowl
Tiki Town292
Local — Cutwater Tiki Bar
Overwhelmed? Here are the top most recommended foods to eat at Petco Park. Try to get a taste of Mexican culture. Also yes you can bring water as well as outside food. And here is where the restrooms are located.

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