Techo Beso Rooftop Pool

Rooftop Bar Techo Beso Opens at AC Hotel Gaslamp San Diego

Techo Beso, a rooftop bar and restaurant inspired by the beaches of Tulum, opened at the AC Hotel Gaslamp in Downtown San Diego. Techo Beso serves up delicious craft cocktails, small plates inspired by Mexican cuisine and stunning views of the San Diego Downtown Gaslamp Quarter.

The rooftop features a pool and a main bar space, allowing guests to enjoy an escape above the bustle of the city. Acclaimed designer John M. Sofio thoughtfully designed Techo Beso after spending time in Tulum to study the city’s atmosphere.

“Techo Beso welcomes travelers and San Diego locals to experience a rooftop bar like no other, transporting them to Tulum. We look forward to providing our guests with a fun and elevated atmosphere that’s perfect or lounging, enjoying hand-crafted cocktails and taking in sunset views of beautiful San Diego,” says Matt Troisi, Director of Rooftops at Briad Hospitality, in a press release.

Techo Beso Rooftop Bar San Diego
Techo Beso

The food program at Techo Beso is inspired by Mexican cuisine. Menu highlights include rock shrimp ceviche, brisket tacos, corn salad and chicken quesadilla. The beverage program features innovative cocktails like the Temple of the Frescoes with Avuá Cachaça, Rockey’s botanical liquor and coconut cream; the Maya Blue made with Del Maguey mezcal, blood orange and grapefruit; and the Devil Don’t Know with pisco and pineapple gum syrup. Techo Beso also offers classics like the Yucatan 75, Espresso Martini and Quitana Spritz.

Techo Beso is an all-season destination, inviting guests to gather for rooftop views, cocktails, live music and poolside lounging. It is open Wednesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. and Sunday until 8 p.m.

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743 Fifth Ave.
San Diego, CA 92101

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