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Brothels, Bites & Booze

July 16, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for Brothels, Bites & Booze walking tour with SoDiego Tours and explore the Gaslamp Quarter, the heart of America’s finest city. Learn the secrets behind the district’s historic buildings as you travel back in time to the infamous red light district know as the Stingaree. You’ll enjoy enough delicious food for a full meal.


Our guide will provide an in-depth look at the infamous red light district of San Diego and the women who ruled the streets. See what drew them to this lifestyle and the price they paid to be amongst the few financially independent women of the time. Scandalous tales of the most popular brothels and Prohibition-era gangsters will have you thirsty for more!


Satisfy your hunger during the Gaslamp Quarter walking tour as we make stops to four popular restaurants in the area. cuisine from all over the world comes together to create a tasting experience that is unlike any other. the food on this tour is enough to provide a full meal for most people, so bring your appetite!

Tin Fish

Sitting in the shadow of Petco Park and steps away from San Diego’s historic “Gaslamp district” the Tin Fish is a favorite of locals and tourists alike. The Tin Fish offers an assortment of fresh grilled and fried plates to satisfy any appetite.

Meze Grill

Trendy Mediterranean restaurant serving up homemade falafel, hummus, and lamb sliders. The craft cocktails are something to get excited about.

Ciro’s Pizzeria

The original Ciro’s opened in Jan. of 2003 and uses nothing but the freshest ingredients. They take pride in their lasagna, buffalo wings, cheesesteak, dough, pizza sauce, marinara sauce and other pasta dishes homemade daily. Ciro’s vision is to provide quality pizza and other Italian dishes with their unique style and New York flair.

The Melting Pot

“Dip into something different” at this fondue restaurant. Indulge in the chocolate fondue, fresh strawberries, and pound cake. Sample their sweet “love martini” as well!


The perfect complement to a delicious sampling of food is drinks to wash it down. The Gaslamp Quarter is home to an endless amount of unique craft cocktail bars and some of the top microbreweries in the country. finish off your Gaslamp Quarter food tour with a sample-sized brew, cocktail, or other intoxicating treat for the full San Diego Experience.


The tour departs from a convenient location in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter. Will be close to the Hard Rock Cafe.


Tour covers approximately 1.5 miles over 2.5 hour period. The tour is conducted at a relaxed pace and stops frequently. You will have the opportunity to sit down at most of the restaurants we visit. We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes.


Bring a valid ID if you wish to participate in any alcoholic tastings.


5th & K Parkade
$1.00 per hour or part thereof: 3 AM – 6 PM
$5.00 flat: 6 PM – 3 AM Sunday – Thursday

Tour will depart at 6:00 PM so plan on getting downtown by 5:30 to park and register.

Members & Students $42.00, Guests $47.00

The walking tour of San Diego is something new for AFWA that we’re hoping everyone will enjoy and is a change for our normal social/networking events. We’ll learning more about women’s part in the history of San Diego, get to know the Gaslamp District better (not just for tourist!) and enjoy a night out with your fellow AFWA members, students and guests.


July 16, 2015
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
207 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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