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

Emerald C Gallery & Coronado Island Tours Beach Cafe

Emerald C Gallery – A Hidden Gem tucked behind the Brigantine on Orange Avenue. One of the largest working art galleries in southern CA with over 4,000 square feet of original artwork by local artists, including Jewelry, Home Decor and gifts for everyone. Bring your friends and family to the Galleries live events or to the Wine & Paint night held every Wednesday & Saturday evenings. Emerald C Gallery offers museum quality art in a cozy atmosphere.

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. San Diego & Coronado Hidden Gems – Downtown Little Italy

Be Boutique

Be Boutique A Hidden Gem in the heart of Little Italy in Downtown San Diego. You’ll find something for everyone in Be Boutique! They offer a wide variety of fashionable women’s apparel, including custom graphic T’s cozy loungewear, handmade jewelry, fashionable accessories, variety of gifts, souvenirs for loved ones, and home decor; all with a sense of style.

Support our small businesses and visit Be Boutique Hidden Gem tucked away behind the fountain in Little Italy on the corner of India and Beech Streets  1501 India Street.