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Petco Park

Baseball Stadium
East Village, San Diego
  • This baseball stadium is famous for their baseball. It's one of the most popular in the city!
  • Kevin R.
    "Incorporating the Western Metal Building in the ballpark is awesome."(16 Tips)
    Michael N.
    "randy jones BBQ out in center field by the park in the park."(4 Tips)
    Jessica Y.
    "Hall of Fame Grill in Western Metal Building."(4 Tips)
    Darcy C.
    "great feature having the Western Metal Supply Co as a part"(3 Tips)
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    HISTORYMarch 26, 2013
    The first baseball game ever played at Petco Park, on March 11, 2004, was the first game of a four-team NCAA invitational tournament hosted by San Diego State University.
    Upvoted Jul 15
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithAugust 10, 2016
    Pretty pricey but a beautiful stadium right in the downtown area. Check out the model of the Navy aircraft carrier on the third base line!
    Upvoted Jun 10
  • Mark
    MarkApril 2, 2012
    Get a Randy Jones BBQ sliced brisket sandwich (w/ extra sauce) in center field. Go to the Hall Of Fame Bar in left (if it's a blowout) & the Ballpark Brews stand on the first base side for good beer.
  • Trisha T.
    Trisha Tran HungSeptember 10, 2015
    Love their healthy selections. Paradise Bowls serves fresh fruits granola with acai juice. Seafood selection of clam chowder and shrimp avocado salad? FRESH! Other ballparks need to take note!
  • Richard R.
    Richard RevillaMay 20, 2015
    Beautiful park with a great location. Omni hotel is a 30 step walk. Gas Lamp a block away and convention center with plenty of parking 2 blocks. Enjoy the game and downtown.
  • Kevin R.
    Kevin RickertJuly 18, 2015
    Incorporating the Western Metal Building in the ballpark is awesome. A really good beer selection, in a wonderful part of town. Day or Night game, the weather is going to be comfortable.
  • Barry B.
    Barry BloomApril 14, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Among my top five ballparks in the country along with AT&T Park, PNC Park, the new Yankee Stadium and Orioles Park at Camden Yards, the original.
  • Steve K.
    Steve K.February 13, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Depending on time of day, easily fast park, buy tickets right on Park, Tony Gwynn Dr. Lots of temp parking to buy tixx. Avoid surcharges if it makes sense & cents for you Padres faithful. LA fans pay!
  • Hudson Sutler
    The Padres stadium was voted the best in the MLB last year, and if you take in a game you'll soon discover why. Great views, great food options, and lots of fun to be had in the surrounding area. Read more
  • Joy
    JoyJune 8, 2011
    This is my favorite ball park thus far. Great architecture blending old and new, and has such an intimate feeling nestled between downtown buildings. City view at night from upper deck is stunning.
  • Eater
    EaterJuly 11, 2012
    Top Dining Options: Baja Bistro at Section 205; Breakfast at the Park on the field starting at 10:30 am before the game, first come first serve! Read more
  • Rounding Second
    Rounding SecondJuly 2, 2015
    Lots of local craft brew options throughout the ballpark, but there are stands specifically dedicated to the local breweries near home plate. Don't miss them!
  • Donovan
    DonovanApril 30, 2016
    I'm from KC and a huge royals fan but WOW. Incredible food selection in the park and such a great location.
  • Hotel Indigo
    Hotel IndigoApril 22, 2013
    Even if the Padres are not playing while you're in town, you can still take a tour of the stadium, which includes a look at the press box and the Padres' dugout. Read more
  • Amy S.
    Amy ShepherdSeptember 4, 2015
    Get there early if it's your first game and wander around and take it in. Beautifully done and so much fun. And the views are awesome.
  • The Most Interesting Man in the World
    I had the honor of throwing out the first pitch at this very stadium. As soon as I left the mound I was offered a 7-year contract. Unfortunately, I was not able fulfill due to a prior engagement.
    Upvoted Jun 14
  • John P.
    John PryorOctober 31, 2011
    In the city. Very cool stadium almost spills out onto the main road. A bit like Lords Cricket Ground in London in that you dont really feel like you are in a stadium.
  • San Diego Padres
    San Diego PadresMarch 22, 2012
    The Western Metal Supply Co. Building was constructed in 1909 and now houses the Padres Majestic Team Store, private party suites and rooftop bleacher seating. Read more
  • Manchester Grand Hyatt
    Manchester Grand HyattFebruary 15, 2012
    Just a short walk from our hotel, Petco Park is one of the best baseball stadiums in major league baseball! Enjoy a lively Padres game in the heart of the city of San Diego.
  • Jaime N.
    Jaime NicelyMay 7, 2013
    Western Metal Supply Co. is legit- grab a quick bite and beer there before or during game- they have tons of TVs as well.
  • @socalwithkids
    @socalwithkidsApril 1, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    PETCO Park is a beautiful ballpark, and a great place to watch a baseball game. Park Pass tickets are great when you have young kids with limited attention spans. Check out our link for more info. Read more
  • Keith H.
    Keith HaynesAugust 4, 2013
    The pizza below section 305 was the best ballpark pizza I've ever had. It probably helped that I also had about four bud lights!
  • Stadium Journey
    Stadium JourneyAugust 29, 2013
    Make sure to check out Park at the Park in right-center to visit the beach, and the Tony Gwynn statue! Read more
  • Luis R.
    Luis RuizAugust 20, 2014
    The scenery is amazing. Love how they built it around some surrounding buildings.
  • Brett D.
    Brett DomueApril 15, 2014
    Get the El Toro from Phil's BBQ in left field. Huge, great deal, and tastier than at the restaurant!
  • Duy T.
    Duy TranAugust 29, 2013
    They have really good customer service at the box office. Got my tickets in the shade and parking pass all in one convenient location.
  • Selly (Karen) H.
    Be very careful where you park on game days. They tow from just about every street in the area. Best to park in a garage when there's a game
  • Steve K.
    Steve K.May 19, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    For fans on a budget, pack in 1/2 liter sealed bottled water per person. Pre-slice fruits & veggies. Bring in any food u want, really!
  • Damon P.
    Damon PowersAugust 2, 2011
    Buy your ticket off Stubhub for a much cheaper price! Also don't forget to get some garlic french fries because they are the bomb!
  • Christopher N.
    Christopher Neal3 weeks ago
    Been here 100+ times
    Great stadium everything about it is what's makes it a great perk to visit
  • Steve K.
    Steve K.May 19, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Check out the various promo games for both day and night games. One fave are the Retro nights. Next up in 2012, 80s then 90s.
  • James C.
    James CAugust 5, 2013
    Great baseball stadium. It is really nice and you need to go to a day game it is so beautiful and in the sun.
  • Billy A.
    Billy AmpAugust 6, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great Beer. Great food. Great park. Great stadium. And a very bad Padre team 😕. GO PADRES!
  • Nathan S.
    Nathan SmithMarch 30, 2014
    If you purchase an eTicket, the park can't scan them. You are forced to wait in line at the box office 4 a printed one. #PITA
  • Chris B.
    Chris BruceSeptember 1, 2014
    Great ballpark right in the middle of the city. Grab a drink at one of the bars on 6th and 7th ave before heading to the game.
  • Wende W.
    Wende WestinghouseJune 30, 2011
    Oh yes, this is a fun way to start the day!!! Enjoy the proper chips at Proper Gastro pub/ Wine won't regret it.
  • San Diego Padres
    San Diego PadresApril 6, 2012
    Use At Bat on your Android, iPhone, iPad or iPod, BlackBerry or Windows 7 device to follow all the action on the field and around the league while you are at the park.
  • Wendy K.
    Wendy KenneyJune 7, 2012
    After breakfast at Cafe 222, head on over to Petco Park on a non game or late game day and you can catch a behind the scenes tour. Tickets are $11 for adults and $7 for kids. Fun! Read more
  • Tori A.
    Tori Altona SpoernerSeptember 11, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great beer selection all over the park, delicious local food options. I'm so proud of this ballpark! It's my home away from home!
  • Lissa B.
    Lissa BSeptember 9, 2012
    The ticket kiosk was really fast. You can drink drafts or out of one pint cans. They have a "Hebrew" kosher dog which was a first. Employees kept reminding that they accept tips kind of annoying
  • Olmedo M.
    Olmedo MirandaMay 10, 2015
    As far as baseball stadiums go, this one is a beauty! Also, good place for corporate events
  • Brian R.
    Brian RamosApril 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you are in this suite, you are super lucky! These are the best seats in the house! AT&T thanks you for your support!
  • Mike M.
    Mike MoMay 30, 2015
    Beautiful park anywhere you sit. the BBQ ribs in the OF are for real.
  • Scott Kleinberg
    Scott KleinbergJuly 4, 2013
    Absolutely awesome park. Make sure you walk around all sides to truly appreciate it.
  • Blair Candy Co.
    Blair Candy Co.May 10, 2013
    Head on over to Petco Park, and catch a ball game while enjoying your favorite baseball candy and treats!
  • Jim W.
    Jim WJune 2, 2013
    Get here early for your free Padres replica jersey (Alonso, Street & Quentin ) & pet bandana courtesy of Petco!
  • Softub
    SoftubFebruary 29, 2012
    Sit back, eat a hot dog, have a beer, and enjoy an all American sport. If you're here during the Padre season, you have to stop by.
  • Darcy C.
    Darcy CheeriosAugust 4, 2013
    Could be the most unique Baseball park in the MLB. A great feature having the Western Metal Supply Co as a part of left field.
  • San Diego Padres
    San Diego PadresApril 6, 2012
    Welcome to Petco Park! Check in using At the Ballpark to unlock special offers and explore the stadium right from your phone.
  • Cracken ..
    Cracken .June 2, 2013
    Stop in Gaslamp before the game and get some pre-game cold ones. Also be sure to grab some Phil's BBQ and a Friar Frank while at the game.  
  • John C.
    John CassilloDecember 23, 2015
    One of best ballparks in America, despite Padres being mediocre. Spacious, beautiful and family-centric. Won't find better food or drink in MLB.
  • Rebecca H.
    Rebecca HermanMay 3, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Awesome location - between Home and 1B - overlooking pitching mound. No blindspots. Scoreboard straight ahead. In-seat service.
  • Fred S.
    Fred StrainJune 26, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Get the shrimp and avocado salad at Baja Bistro. A really great alternative to overpriced dogs and fries
  • Jessica Y.
    Jessica Y.May 9, 2011
    Sonoran hot dog (bacon wrapped) is at the Hall of Fame Grill in Western Metal Building. Pay cashier first before getting dog.
  • Jc M.
    Jc MartinezMay 7, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    If you are really hungry, pay for "all you can eat" ticket, cost only 27 usd and its a Nice area just behind left field ;)
  • Eric A.
    Eric AAugust 3, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Crispy Melted Cheese Tacos every Friday game at the Park at the Park :))
  • Joseph L.
    Joseph LeApril 9
    It has all of San Diego's famous eateries like Lucia Libre, Hodad's, Phil's BBQ, Pizza Port, and more!
  • Matthew P.
    Matthew PritchardJune 1, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Buy $10 Park tickets, go to Pier Bar & Taqueria next to Western Metal, sit all game
  • San Diego Padres
    San Diego PadresMarch 22, 2012
    Bring your sun tan lotion and sand pail before checking out “The Beach” located just beyond the right-field fence. Read more
  • Peter M.
    Peter MichelJune 14, 2013
    The sradium looked very nice. I'd liked the idea that you can walk right up to it.
  • Pelin G.
    This stadium is incredible and they've got a wide variety of food choices
  • Luis A.
    Luis ArellanoSeptember 25, 2013
    Best picture spot is behind the greenway beyond center field.. friendly staff..
  • Heather D.
    Heather DenaroMay 7, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Great place to bring your dog. And of couse always lovely to walk through on non-game days. Another reason I love living in East Villiage!
  • Ray S.
    Ray SFebruary 11, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    They won't spend money on the team, but they can raise their ticket prices ??? Oh well, buy your tickets early and save some money.
  • Jose M.
    Jose MontenegroApril 22, 2015
    Really nice stadium. And, it just happens to be in San Diego which makes it even nicer
  • Clyde Kelly J.
    Clyde Kelly J.September 22, 2014
    Amazing views. Great atmosphere. Nice place to watch a game.
  • Steve
    SteveAugust 22, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Park in the parking structure. It's only $10. Everywhere else in lots near park is $15-$20.
  • Comic Con F.
    Comic Con FanJuly 13, 2011
    Shark Night 3D Experience is coming to Comic-Con 2011! Located in the D1/D2 Parking Lot. Be sure to check-in and receive an exclusive Comic-Con Shark Night 3D water gun! Read more
  • Abi P.
    Abi PanickerSeptember 1, 2014
    Really nice, clean stadium. Great for kids and families.
  • Chad T.
    Chad TovarNovember 2, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Truly awesome can't wait to actually watch a game here
  • Sean S.
    Sean SandJune 27, 2013
    Go sign up at fan services to be a designated driver and get a free soda.
  • Megan J.
    Megan JordanAugust 5, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    When choosing the tacos out of the hat it's always in the hat that is closest to the person guessing. (usually #1) free tacos!
  • Anna J.
    Anna JensenJune 23, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The stadium tour is really great! One of the top three I've ever been on!
  • Jason F.
    Jason FryApril 23, 2012
    Visit the Tony Gwynn statue, pay your respects, then get crispy fish tacos on 1B side.
  • Erwin
    ErwinSeptember 21, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Craft Beer & Lucha Libre. Hodads too! Great ballpark experience!
  • Jeffrey L.
    Jeffrey LambkinFebruary 13, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Nice Stadium, great for kids, way overpriced everything!!!
  • CigarStore I.
    CigarStore IndianalanAugust 22, 2013
    Don't shop Sports authority or target or Kmart. Much better rates here on the clearance racks and sale racks in the Main Gift shop
  • MLB
    MLBApril 5, 2012
    Patriotic. Powerful. Pride. Padres. More P words. The foghorn that sounds after every home run is actually a recording of the Navy's USS Ronald Reagan, based in San Diego. Perfect! Read more
  • Veronica A.
    Veronica ASeptember 23, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Check out the taco Tuesday special, most affordable deal in the park!
  • Keith S.
    Keith SwiderskiApril 25, 2012
    A great place to see a game with super friendly staff. Try the garlic fries!
  • Anna J.
    Anna JensenJune 23, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The tour is definitely worth the time & money! Do it!
  • Rob P.
    Rob PitingoloSeptember 17, 2012
    $10 for a 24oz craft beer draft vs. $9.75 for a 24oz Bud Light can... The choice is obvious.
  • Kevin W.
    Kevin Wilson2 weeks ago
    Get tickets to sit on the grass and then go enjoy the food
  • Rodrigo M.
    Rodrigo MorenoApril 24, 2016
    Beer is great and lots of restaurants to choose from.
  • David K.
    David KAugust 25, 2013
    Be sure to use a secure VPN if you want to use the park's free wifi
  • Ricky S.
    Ricky SherrillJuly 7, 2016
    The ballpark is almost hidden in Downtown SD. All stadiums should be like this. And I am not a Padre fan.
  • Kevin W.
    Kevin WilliamsSeptember 11, 2015
    Most pedestrian friendly ballpark on the planet!
  • Kristen D.
    Kristen DubroJune 3, 2013
    Purchase seats in the 200 sections. You have a waitress and the view is great!
  • Melody S.
    Melody ScottJuly 1, 2016
    Easy to get in and out. Great views of city from inside the park
  • TheDL
    TheDLAugust 9, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Go cheap and get bleacher seats. Splurge on all the #SDBeer and food options.
  • Sports Illustrated
    Sports IllustratedJuly 25, 2013
    April 25,1983 Issue: Steve Garvey is featured on the cover for playing in 1,118 straight games! Read more
  • Diego S.
    Diego SanchezJuly 18, 2010
    Go to the hall of fame bar on the top floor of metal (brick building on left field) and watch the game from there if you got tickets in the nose bleeds... Can choose between 1-3 inning or 4-end of gam
  • Joni H.
    Joni HoldenSeptember 7, 2016
    Awesome stadium...yummy hotdogs & beer!
  • ESPN
    ESPNAugust 18, 2011
    The first ever game ever at PETCO featured Mr. Padre, Tony Gwynn…but not the Padres. As manager of San Diego State’s baseball team, Gwynn led the Aztecs to a W over the Houston Cougars on 3/11/04.
  • The Feast
    The FeastJune 7, 2011
    Toyota Terrace tickets are the best value here, but bleacher tickets are great for those trying to save money.
  • Brian I.
    Brian IbarraNovember 16, 2014
    Smaller when you're here in person but a really cool park with good games
  • Kelly L.
    Kelly LJune 10, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Petco is open on non-GameDays to walk around/bring your kids to play in the "Tot Lot"! Fun spot!
  • Carin E.
    Carin ElliottMay 23, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Where in 2005 Mike Cameron and Carlos Beltran (then NY Mets) had a face to face collision in the outfield. Both went after a liner in right center.
  • Julia-Booe H.
    Great Ball Park!!! Sad the Padres lost on Sunday after Winning Friday and Saturday! No Sweep☹️😞😞😣
  • Julie B.
    Julie BaylorSeptember 5, 2013
    Easy to park, and easy getting out.
  • Omar M.
    Omar Muñoz LoyaAugust 23, 2015
    espectacular estadio, no es mi equipo los padres ni el baseball es mi deporte favorito, pero me gustó mucho la experiencia, encantado de ver más beis.
  • Ulises J.
    Ulises JacoboJune 21, 2015
    Gran lugar, muy cómodo para pasar un rato con la familia disfrutando de un partido de Los padres.
  • Guillermo F.
    Guillermo FloresJuly 12, 2016
    Excelente estadio. Muy cómodo y eficiente. Ubicado en el centro. Si hay partido, vale la pena visitarlo.
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