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Padres Tickets Guide – Best Food at Petco Park

February 18, 2014

Scored your San Diego Padres tickets? Great — now it’s time to hit a home run with some winning food. Petco Park has some of best baseball food in town. Whether you’re in the mood for ballpark snacks, fine fanfare, or restaurant meal, you’re sure to find a variety. The next time you’re at Petco Park in San Diego, check out these six awesome local food options.

Various Vendors, Breakfast at the Park

Petco Park is big on breakfast, and so is San Diego. Every Sunday home game features breakfast favorites at various vendors around the park. Fans can also have breakfast on the ball field. According to the Padres’ website, “[…] guests can enjoy a unique dining opportunity – breakfast on the playing field prior to game time.” This special selection is known as Breakfast in the Park.

Diego Dogs, Fully Loaded Hot Dogs


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No baseball experience is complete without a hot dog in hand, and Diego Dogs has ’em – with extra toppings. These fully loaded dogs come complete with southwestern works. The Diego Dog is infused with semi-spicy Mexican flare. Pile your fanfare high with cabbage and even salsa. Find this concession stand and these deliciously sloppy dogs in section 129.

Lolita’s at the Park, Fish Tacos

Lolita’s at the Park is just blocks away from the Padres’ playing field on Park Boulevard. Lolita’s fish tacos are a Petco Park and California staple. The fresh fish is a menu star among the standard chicken and beef options. If you’re looking for something a bit cheesier, you’ll still find all of the classics from enchiladas to quesadillas.

Chocolat, Gelato and Crepes

If you’re the type that likes dessert first, then grab something decadent from Chocolat. Savor their sweet crepes and rich gelato. This vendor’s name delivers the sugary goodness you’d expect. Chocolate crepes and delightfully drizzled desserts and tarts are sprinkled about the menu. Satisfy your sweet tooth in section 208.

Hodads, Double Bacon Cheeseburger

In the mood for a fat, juicy burger? Hodads has you covered – in glorious grease, that is. The local legend that is their Double Bacon Cheeseburger won’t disappoint. Round out the meal with onion rings or fries, and if you can’t decide then choose their “frings” (a mix of fries and rings). Hodads is just blocks away from Petco Park.

Randy Jones BBQ, Pulled Pork Sandwich


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Randy Jones BBQ is a two-hitter for Padres fans. The brand was self-titled by the former Padres player himself, and it is darn good barbeque. The pulled pork sandwich makes exceptionally good use of Jones’ signature sauce. Check it out on the Field Level, Main Concourse area, near Section 104.

Enjoy the entire Petco Park experience. Whether you want a short stop or gourmet meal, these Padres foodie favorites will inspire your appetite. Try one or try them all. What are some of your favorite dishes in the Petco Park area? Share your picks for the all-time, best baseball food in the comments below.

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