San Diego’s Newest Dinner Detective Location

The San Diego Dinner Detective is thrilled to announce its new performance location – now performing at the Courtyard San Diego Downtown! We’re so excited about this new performance location and we’re sure you’re going to love it too! Here is all the information you’ll need when you book your Dinner Detective Mystery Dinner for your special date night, birthday party, anniversary or any special occasion out.

Where To Go

The San Diego Dinner Detective is located at the Courtyard San Diego Downtown. It is located at 530 Broadway St.

  • If you’re coming from the East: Take I-8 West. Exit Taylor Street. Follow exit to left over the interstate. Make left onto Hotel Circle South, hotel 1/4 mile on right hand side.
  • If You’re coming from the North: Take I-5 South to I-8 East. Exit Taylor Street and make left onto Hotel Circle South at stoplight. Hotel is 1/4 mile on right hand side.
  • If You’re coming from the South: Take I-5 North to I-8 East. Exit Taylor Street and make left onto Hotel Circle South at stoplight. Hotel is 1/4 mile on right hand side.

What You’ll Eat

Your Dinner Detective night is filled with tasty food! The wonderful chefs at the DoubleTree have prepared a delectable menu to enjoy as you solve the mystery. In fact, each course is delivered to your table as the mystery unravels around you! Appetizers include Avocada Tostadas, Crispy Wontons and Spring Mix Salad while your entrée is your choice of Chicken Piccata in a Lemon Caper Sauce, Herb Crusted Butterfish with Tumeric Rice or a Vegetarian Penne Pasta with Pesto, Goat Cheese and Arugula. And it’s all capped off with a decadent slice of New York Cheesecake. And the best part is that your entire dinner is included in your ticket price. You’ll just need a few bucks if you want drinks or cocktails during the show. Otherwise, everything else is included in  your full four-course plated dinner.

What To Expect

Your evening at The Dinner Detective is the perfect way to spend your birthday, anniversary, girls-night-out, date night or any other special occasion. It’s interactive and creative and features some of the most talented and hilarious improv-trained actors all hidden throughout the audience! The fun starts right away as you get to assume an identity (any identity) when you arrive. Start to question everyone, because the killer is hidden somewhere in the room – and might even be seated at your table! Once the dinner begins, the crime will happen and two hilarious detectives will join you to help guide you through the mystery and the clues as they unfold. Along the way, you’ll enjoy your four-course plated dinner and you’ll get a chance to solve the crime – there is even a prize for the best answer.

If You Stay

Want to make it even more special? Consider booking a night or two at the hotel and enjoy your own mystery mini-vacation! The Courtyard San Diego Downtown is located just minutes from lots of other exciting San Diego attractions including the Fashion Valley Mall and the historic Gaslamp District. It’s also very close to Sea Word, The San Diego ZooOld Town  and lots of world class beaches. Make sure to book in advance and let them know you’re part of a Dinner Detective Mystery night!