• A hand preparing a salad
  • Best Damn Cheese Burger Ever
  • Filet Migno, side view
  • Blackberry Faux-Jito (Mocktail)
  • Various served meals, top view
  • People sitting in the restaurants garden patio
  • Hands cutting a bite of a served dessert
  • Exterior, people sitting in the garden patio
  • Exterior, people sitting in the garden patio, pool
  • A person preparing a cocktail
  • People enjoying in the exterior patio

About us

insideOUT  is Hillcrest's elevated restaurant and lounge and San Diego's only urban oasis! 

Situated in the eye-catching Eitol Towers, and adjoined by the new Harvey Hillcrest apartments, insideOUT  is a casual elegant restaurant where you walk inside to be out. The venue includes a main dining room that leads to an outdoor open-air atrium with walkways, seating nooks, and a striking water feature for guests to enjoy our ambiance.  

Throughout the year, insideOUT is known for its elevated seasonal experiences for guests to immerse themselves in our modern oasis with their friends and loved ones.

The menu, curated by Executive Chef Johnny Duran, is updated seasonally to reflect his creative approach to California-Mediterranean inspired fare, using the freshest ingredients provided by our local purveyors.  insideOUT  provides individualized guest-focused service, respectful hospitality and is San Diego's premier LGBTQ-owned and operated restaurant.

insideOUT provides individualized guest-focused service and respectful hospitality. insideOUT, in Hillcrest, is a sexy, chic, and refined destination for those who want to enjoy fine dining, craft cocktails, and relax in an urban oasis.