Best Food To Eat At Petco Park?


Posted in 2022 in


Concession stand food is a pricey investment and Petco Park is no exception. With the many close games, blown leads and comebacks that Padres fans know all too well, your food purchase needs to be a quick transaction—and one that won’t keep you stuck in the bathroom for the late innings.

Here are our recommendations for the best food at Petco Park. (View all concessions.)

Signature Items

When you’re in Petco Park in San Diego, California, let your belly know it with these only-at-Petco signature food items.
  1. Padres hot dog aka Friar Frank (after all, its a baseball game) – now with meat by local Tarantino Gourmet Sausage company. For the more adventurous, seek out a local TJ-style Barrio Dogg (Sect 204)
  2. Hodad’s bacon cheeseburger
  3. Tri-tip Nachos at Seaside Market. Made with what locals know as “Cardiff Crack,” in reference to the location of the original Seaside Market (Cardiff, CA, 25 miles north of Petco Park stadium) and in reference meat as irresistible as the highly addictive crystal rock form of cocaine.The tender marinated Tri-Tip is also available in sandwich format on brioche bun with housemade BBQ sauce if that’s your thing.
  4. Gaglione Bros’ authentic Philly Cheesesteak and Garlic Fries
  5. Board & Brew “Turkado” sammich
  6. Hot Hen from San Diego’s Finest
  7. Grand Ole BBQ cheese fries with pulled pork
  8. Queso birria (or any) taco from Puesto
  9. Kurobuto Pork Bun at Din Tai Fung
  10. Is beer food? Here’s the 9 essential beers to drink at Petco Park.
  11. ________*
    *Always room for a new contender. So tell us what is your favorite



Sweet Treats

Nine innings is a long time. Sugar up your sweet tooth with these ice creams, cookies and other desserts for kids of all ages.
  • Cravory Cookies – based in Point Loma
  • Mister Softee Ice cream in a helmet – a timeless classic
  • Holy Paleta – new this season!

If you’ve got time before or after the game, here are the best places to eat around the ballpark. Also make sure you know everything you can bring in to the stadium from outside.

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