After two decades in downtown San Diego, Hooters closed in late 2017. Later this year, the 6,600 square-foot space will become the second San Diego outpost of Draft, a craft beer bar and gastropub that first debuted on the Mission Beach boardwalk in Belmont Park in Summer 2014.

As part of an ongoing collaboration between Pacifica Enterprises investment collective (Belmont Park, Decoy Dockside Dining, Cannonball) and Eat.Drink.Sleep hospitality group (JRDN, Tower23 Hotel) that started in 2012, the first Draft location opened in June 2014 to kick-off the ongoing revitalization of San Diego’s historic Belmont Park. The bar and restaurant has been a hotspot ever since…

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