Welcome to San Diego & Coronado Hidden Gems by Greg and Julie Burnham where even the San Diego locals don’t even know about. Each week will feature a new Hidden Gem to support the local small businesses throughout San Diego and Coronado. Enjoy!

1. San Diego & Coronado Hidden Gems – Coronado

Island Tours and Beach Cafe

Corondo Island Tours & Beach Cafe A Hidden Gem also tucked behind the Brigantine. Stop by for fresh baked donuts, organic coffee, art and gifts. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, you’ll discover the history of Coronado on a Guided Tour hosted by an Ambassador Guide. While on tour, you’ll experience the Wizard of Oz House–first hand— where L. Frank Baum lived and wrote the world famous Oz stories and much more.

2. San Diego & Coronado Hidden Gems – Downtown Marina

Vitality Tap Juice Bar & SD Discount Nutrition

Vitality Tap Juice Bar A Hidden Gem that will boost your immune system with a wide menu of freshly squeezed organic juices made from organic raw greens and fruits. Their specialties include delicious smoothies, Avocado Toast, Acai Bowls and more. 

SD Discount Nutrition A Hidden Gem offering a large variety of supplements & vitamins for everyone including protein bars, greens & superfoods, vegan & plant based protein, CBD products and much more. You can even order online and then relax outside with friends or a pet. 

For a healthy start to your day, stop by these Hidden Gems for your favorite supplement to a healthy diet. Conveniently located in the Marina District on the ground floor of The Renaissance High Rise across from Ralphs Grocery at 650 1st Avenue.

3. Adelman Fine Art

Adelman Fine Art is a contemporary art gallery in San Diego, California. Nestled along a tree-lined walkway in the Broadstone Building. Adelman Fine Art Gallery is surrounded by Little Italy’s most popular restaurants and shops – a vibrant shopping destination!

Adelman Fine Art’s Most Recent Exhibition

4. BASI Pilates

Established in 1989 by world-renowned Pilates Educator Rael Isacowitz, BASI™ has been a leader in top-tier Pilates education for 30 years and counting.

BASI™ (Body Arts and Science International) is dedicated to remaining true to art, science, and, most importantly, true to Joseph and Clara Pilates. With a reputation for innovation and academic excellence, BASI™ strives to provide the most comprehensive Pilates education experience and educational resources available.

5. Paws on the Plaza

Local Pet Supplies Boutique offers unique, luxurious items for you and your furry companion! Located on F and First Ave, this conveniently located shop is perfect for finding gifts for all pet owners, and is owned and operated by two local residents!


6. Food Hall on 8th