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April 26-28, 2016
Hilton San Diego Bayfront

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Par Avion is the official housing bureau of Response Expo 2016. We've negotiated room rates at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, the official Response Expo host hotel, for all attendees, exhibitors and sponsors. Par Avion is the only company that is handling the hotel reservation process for our exhibitors and attendees. If you receive any calls from a company soliciting you to reserve your hotel rooms with them, please ignore those calls.

All guests must provide their badge registration number when booking their hotel reservations. Once you register for your show badge, you'll be sent the link to reserve your hotel room. Only guests who have registered for Response Expo will be able to reserve a room at the discounted room rate. Guests found entering an incorrect registration number while reserving their hotel room will be subject to cancelation. Discounted hotel rates are only available thru Par Avion, the official housing company for Response Expo. Rooms fill up fast so don’t wait!


Hilton San Diego Bayfront
One Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101


San Diego Restaurants

Acqua Al 2

Acqua Al 2’s warm atmosphere is set off by dramatic brickwork, rich dark woodwork, and wine displays. The Tuscan cuisine is presented much in the same way as it is in Florence. And the culinary adventure continues as many of the original dishes from the Florence location are now being served in San Diego.

Reservations: 619-230-0382

This award-winning, modern version of the traditional supper clubs of the 30s and 40s is a must for all foodies and music lovers. Voted Best Restaurant and Live Music Venue by the California Restaurant Association in 2010, 2011, and 2012, its intimate and elegant space contains concert-hall acoustics, superb sight lines, and a fine-dining experience hard to find elsewhere. Inspired, farm-fresh, seasonal, new American cuisine is served nightly while world-class, Grammy award-winning and nominated artists grace the stage.

Reservations: 619-595-0300

Asti Ristorante

With Asti’s Victorian-style brick walls, shades of burgundy, and touch of white elegance, this traditional Italian restaurant encompasses an inviting and intimate atmosphere. The chefs have created an authentic Italian fine-dining experience. Each dish from the selection of antipasti, hand-made pasta, risottos, gourmet seafood, and premium quality meats is freshly and individually prepared to present a true Italian dining experience.

Reservations: 619-232-8844

Barleymash is a fun, high-energy downtown restaurant and bar that celebrates the richness of American culture through its appetizing and progressive bar fare. Both the restaurant philosophy and menu offerings draw heavily from two barroom staples: beer and bourbon. It’s a uniquely American dining experience and aesthetic that reminds all patrons of two simple ideas: life is meant to be sipped and savored, and good times should always be shared.

Reservations: 619-255-7373
Bertrand at Mister A's Bertrand at Mister A's

Impeccable service, excellent cuisine, and an extensive wine list are to be expected at any Bertrand Hug establishment and Bertrand at Mr. A’s lives up to the highest of expectations. Perched atop a skyscraper on the brink of downtown, the restaurant offers one of the most outstanding dining experiences in San Diego. Modern American cuisine elegantly compliments the cosmopolitan backdrop, with a menu that offers awe-inspiring “glimpses” of both land and sea. The seasonal menu incorporates the utmost quality meats, fish, and accompaniments, resulting in a fresh and tantalizing selection of dishes. The main dining room offers a premier dining experience, while a more casual, although no less sumptuous, selection of dishes is available in the patio and bar. 

Reservations: 619-239-1377
Candela's Candela’s

Cendela’s goal is to share the most sophisticated Mexican Cuisine the San Diego has to offer.  Providing an unparallel culinary experience for the guest by utilizing the freshest quality in local ingredients, along with the most innovative cooking techniques the industry has to offer. The commitment to the “Mexico City” type of flavor and ultra romantic ambiance make for an unbelievably flavorful and authentically Chilango experience. 

Reservations:  619-702-4455

Chianti Restaurant

Serving authentic Italian cuisine with a Mediterranean accent and a Tuscan flair, Chianti’s menu consists of seafood, steaks, pasta and a full bar. Diners can enjoy dishes made from scratch, containing the freshest handpicked ingredients in a setting of contemporary decor, fresh flowers and candlelight. Patio and window-seat dining is also available, as well as private accommodations for parties.

Reservations: 619-235-8144
Donovan's Steak & Chop House

Donovan's Steak & Chop House

Situated in the heart of the historic Gaslamp Quarter, Donovan's is famous for amazing USDA Prime Steaks and chops, and it also features great seafood choices along with an award-winning selection of wines that pair very well with fine steakhouse cuisine. Donovan's is the perfect spot for celebration dining and offers two private dining rooms for personal and business events.

Reservations:  619-239-9700

Florent Restaurant & Lounge

The split-level venue celebrates San Diego’s immense culinary and nightlife scene with a creative and whimsical collaboration by celebrity Chef Richard Sweeney and long-time entrepreneurs David Schiffman, Mark Huber and Scott Sanders, along with General Manager Jared Vallon. The space reflects an approachable elegance with a playful interior that lends itself to the rich history of the Old City Hall building.

Reservations: 619-595-0123
JSix JSix

Jsix is a neighborhood restaurant and bar located in San Diego’s East Village. Here, one can celebrate the simple things in life: a hard day’s work and a good meal served alongside warm hospitality. Food that pays respect to culinary ingenuity but is stripped of unnecessary complexities is served alongside cocktails that exemplify the tradition and history of the craft. Welcome to Jsix, where one is always a friend, never a stranger.

Reservations: 619-531-8744
La Fiesta Mexican Cuisine & Lounge

La Fiesta is proud to offer a modern twist on traditional Mexican cuisine. Its new menu is a collaborative effort that was thoughtfully inspired by the talented Chefs Sara Polczynski and Aaron Valenzuela. La Fiesta has a collection of tempting specialty margaritas and more than 50 different tequilas offered daily.

Reservations: 619-232-4242
La Puerta

Tacos, tunes and tequila: that’s what La Puerta is all about. It’s a hangout for people who want to be treated with a high level of hospitality while enjoying quality Mexican food and drinks in a fun atmosphere. Our Sinaloa-inspired family recipes demand we make nearly everything on the menu fresh daily and we never use artificial flavorings or enhancers. Our specialty drinks are made with the freshest ingredients and juices.

Reservations: 619-696-3466

Magnolia Tap & Kitchen

Magnolia Tap & Kitchen is California fare and authentically made spirits. Everything served is simple, fresh and made-from-scratch daily, with an infusion of rustic and authentic homestyle cooking in each dish. The ambiance evokes the late 1800s period of San Diego’s past, which you’ll notice in the menu items and craft cocktails/spirits.

Reservations: 619-255-0925
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks

From fresh seafood and shellfish to aged steaks and garden fresh salads, the menus reflect seafood from the Pacific Rim, Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, while also source products from local ranches, farms and wineries to showcase regionally inspired dishes.

Reservations: 619-645-6545

Mimmo's Italian Village Mimmo’s Italian Village

The inside of the restaurant, painted with frescos and designed to provide a courtyard feel, is welcoming and bright, and the patio behind the restaurant is a real treat. Secluded, quiet and filled with greenery, the patio is a perfect lunch-hour retreat. Choose from sandwiches like the Italian Village Special keep businessfolk and wandering tourists flooding through Mimmos' doors. And fresh pizzas, calzones and pastas like lasagna and eggplant parmigiana round out the Italian offerings. 

Reservations: 619-239-3710

Morton’s Steakhouse

The Best Product… Genuine Hospitality… an Experience to Remember. For more than 30 years, we have served only the finest quality foods, featuring USDA prime-aged beef, fresh fish and seafood, hand-picked produce, delicious appetizers and elegant desserts. Our servers strive to provide unparalleled hospitality to each and every guest.  We're not happy until your filet is perfect, your lobster succulent and your vegetables are steaming. Rich mahogany, crisp linens and superior service combined with the superior product and the dedicated people at Morton's create an experience you won't soon forget.

Reservations: 619-696-3369


Neighborhood is a pioneer in the proliferation of San Diego’s “gastropub culture” and fights the perception of what a beer establishment can and should be — successfully combining quality beer, locally sourced food, and intelligent design.

Reservations: 619-446-0002


Nobu San Diego delivers equally on food, impeccable service and ambiance that is sophisticated yet lively. The atmosphere is full of elements like the onyx sushi bar and the fish basket pendant lights which are evocative of its sister properties.

Reservations: 619-814-4124

Oceanaire Oceanaire

As sleek as a 1930's ocean liner, the Oceanaire provides the perfect setting to enjoy the freshest seafood flown in daily from around the world. Our knowledgeable staff will delight you with exceptional service - guiding you through the wide variety of items on our menu and helping you select the perfect wine to complement your meal. 

Reservations: 619-858-2277

Osetra the Fishhouse Osetra the Fishouse

San Diego’s premiere destination for fresh, gourmet seafood, aged meats, and handmade pastas from the culinary traditions of Europe, America, and the Pacific Rim. Also, featured fresh oysters, caviars and an ice bar with an extensive selection of vodka. When guests walk in the door they are awestruck by the showcase three-story wine tower which houses our award-winning selection of wines retrieved by “Wine Angels” flying through the air.

Reservations: 619-239-1800



Searsucker was named after the simplicity of the seersucker fabric which is casual, relaxed and emanates the “feel-good” vibe among those who wear it, or in this case dine there. As with the seersucker fabric, one may feel dressed up, yet comfortable, and we evoke that same feeling within our dishes. Enjoy familiar comfort foods with a twist from “Top Chef” alum, Brian Malarkey.

Reservations: 619-233-7327



Enjoy the Taka Restaurant - Best Japanese cuisine in the historic Gaslamp Quarter's in San Diego. Come discover a new way to eat sushi. Taka also offers an exciting selection of American foods served in the Japanese style. Taka is well known for its outstanding Sushi and Sashimi creations.

Reservations: 619-338-0555

Toast Enoteca & Cucina

TOAST Enoteca & Cucina is an authentic Italian wine bar that brings the world’s premier wines to the charming East Village neighborhood of San Diego’s famous downtown. Enjoy up to 400 wines and 65 wines by the glass via tastings from state-of-the art wine dispensing Enomatic machines. TOAST Enoteca & Cucina menu features an innovative array of Italian cuisine.

Reservations: 619-269-4207

Union Kitchen & Tap

Union Kitchen & Tap is a neighborhood-friendly dining and drinking destination; refined and rustic, vintage and contemporary. An inventive American cuisine menu showcases the quality and purity of the ingredients, letting both the flavors and passion shine through. The wine and cocktail emphasizes interesting, artisanal wine makers and showcases house-made cocktails and craft beers.

Reservations: 760-230-2337