The Dinner Detective

The culprit is hiding among you,
and it's your job to figure out whodunit!

“The Cadillac of murder mystery dinners!”

City Pages

“Fun, spunky, high energy!”

Los Angeles Times

“Young, sassy, vibrant!”

The Denver Post

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre In San Diego, California

America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing in San Diego, California! Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in plain sight somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect before you know it!

Join us at the Handlery Hotel San Diego for an event that is very different from a traditional murder mystery dinner show. Our actors are not dressed in costume and are hidden in the audience! This results in a fun, social and interactive evening suitable for all adults.

We perform at the family-owned Handlery Hotel San Diego, a full-service hotel in beautiful Mission Valley San Diego, California. With a rich history in San Diego for over half a century,Handlery Hotel San Diego is centrally located in Mission Valley just minutes from shopping at Fashion Valley Mall, the Gaslamp District and attractions such as Sea World, the world famous San Diego Zoo, Old Town and world class beaches

Playing Saturday nights
at the Handlery Hotel San Diego!

Tickets starting at only $64.95 (Holiday Season Pricing May Vary)/person!

Your ticket includes a wildly entertaining evening
of dining and mystery!

Each ticket includes our signature award-winning murder mystery show, along with a four-course plated dinner, waitstaff gratuity, music, and plenty of surprises during the show.

★★★★★ “This show was AMAZING! I could not stop laughing! The actors were very funny and the show was entertaining. The food was pretty good. I would definitely recommend this to people who love mystery and humor. Overall, this was an amazing experience! “

– Madalyn O., Yelp Review

★★★★★ “There are few times I take to stop and write a review. I seriously loved this show! The food was great! The actors hilarious and people thought I did it! I strongly recommend this to people of any age. If you are looking for a great night of entertainment and a great meal all in one, dinner detective is the place to go. Thank you again to all the cast and crew we will most definitely be back with our friends!”

– Chris B., Yelp Review

★★★★★ “We love murder mystery dinner shows and this one was really fun! As usual there is a twist and you have to pay close attention to the smallest detail!”

TripAdvisor Review

Create a night to remember with a customized private event!

Hosting a party or private event in San Diego, California? We specialize in custom private events for companies, groups, and organizations of almost every size! We can host your event at the Handlery Hotel San Diego, or we can bring a show to your home, business, or venue anywhere in San Diego, California.