• A hand preparing a salad
  • Best Damn Cheese Burger Ever
  • Filet Mignon, served
  • 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 pop-up installations for guests to immerse themselves and relax in our modern oasis. 

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.