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Petco Park, located in downtown San Diego, is a modern baseball stadium known for its breathtaking views and open-air design. Opened in 2004, it's home to the San Diego Padres. The park uniquely integrates San Diego's maritime culture, featuring stunning views of the city and San Diego Bay.

With a seating capacity of about 40,000, it offers an intimate fan experience, incorporating the historic Western Metal Supply Co. building into its design as the left-field foul pole. Petco Park is celebrated for its fan-friendly environment, diverse local cuisine, excellent beer selection, and family-oriented atmosphere, making it a standout venue in Major League Baseball.

Division:
NL West
Opened:
April 8, 2004
Capacity:
42,445
Home Dugout:
First Baseline
Visitor Dugout:
Third Baseline
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Entry Policy

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Liquid

Guests are allowed to bring one factory-sealed plastic bottled water that is still, clear and unflavored and that is one (1) liter (32 ounces) or less, and soft-sided single juice or milk containers or ADA required liquids in a sealed container.

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Food

Outside food, exclusive of medical or infant needs, is not permitted at Petco Park.

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Bags

6.5” x 4.5” small clutch purses, infant and medical bags are allowed in

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Experience the ballpark

Western Metal Building
The Craft Pier
Padres Steps
Tony Gwynn statue
Craft Row

Hotels

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Omni San Diego Hotel
180 ft
to the ballpark
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The Omni San Diego Hotel is a perfect blend of luxury and convenience, located in the heart of the vibrant Gaslamp Quarter. The hotel offers direct access to PETCO Park through a skybridge. It boasts sophisticated rooms, gourmet dining, and top-notch facilities, including a rooftop pool and gym.
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Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
0.1 mile
to the ballpark
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Located in the bustling Gaslamp Quarter, the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego provides a unique combination of trendy lodging, exciting nightlife, and easy access to the city's main attractions. The hotel is renowned for its elegant guest rooms and boasts a rooftop pool with a lively ambiance, ensuring a memorable stay for guests.
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Hilton Bayfront
0.3 mile
to the ballpark
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The Hilton Bayfront San Diego is a luxurious hotel located on the waterfront of San Diego Bay. It offers a prime location with easy access to the Gaslamp Quarter, as well as spacious meeting rooms for events. Guests can enjoy sophisticated accommodations, a large pool, and exceptional dining options.
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You can find various apartments, condos, and houses in different neighborhoods, giving you a more local and customizable experience.

Bars & Restaurants

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Basic
482 feet
to the ballpark
Stylish and modern pizza joint serving up delicious thin-crust pizza and drinks across the street from Petco.
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Half Door Brewing Co.
0.2 miles
to the ballpark
Casual brewpub in an old house serving up house made beers, a full bar, and inventive comfort food
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Mission Brewery
0.3 miles
to the ballpark
Local microbrewery in an old warehouse within walking distance to petco. Fun atmosphere before the game and tasty beers.
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Panama 66
1.8 miles
to the ballpark
If you find yourself roaming around Balboa Park, make sure to swing by here for a tasty beverage and an assortment of salads, sandwiches and plates.
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Mitch's Seafood
5.2 miles
to the ballpark
Not exactly close to Petco, but one of our favorite Seafood restaurants in SD. The atmosphere is very low key, they've got a number of good beers, and the food is delicious. I usually get the Halibut sandwich and Mel usually get's the crab cakes. There is some indoor seating, but grab your food and take it to the patio with beautiful views of the harbor. Another tip if you're driving is to park over in the Pizza Nova/Jimmy's Famous parking lot in the 72 hour/24 hour spots and walk over.
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Blind Lady Ale House
6.5 miles
to the ballpark
Another one not by Petco, but one of my all-time favorite places to grab a beer and a pizza. They make Napoletana-style pizza, have one of the best tap lists in San Diego, and have the best Belgian Frites.

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