Public Market + Venue

Eat. Drink. Shop. Commune.


A Gathering Place for the Entire Community.


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12 Restaurants, 2 Merchants and a Whole Lotta Community.

Market on 8th

Our goal is to give the community of National City a local spot that provides the best of what San Diego has to offer. Market on 8th is the place where locals and visitors can bond over a cold beer, enjoy gourmet coffee and exciting eats, hang out, relax, get some work done and even hold an event. We aim to create authentic experiences that have never been available in this community before.

Interested in planning a private event at Market on 8th? Click the Contact link below! 

Meet Our Fooderies + Merchants

Market on 8th showcases a variety of restauranteurs and specialty retailers such as a brewery, a coffee shop, a taco shop, and more – all run by amazing local artisans.


Rice Bowls

“Donburi” is a Japanese dish where cooked or uncooked ingredients are served over a bed of rice.

The Fresh Yard

Lifestyle Brand Rooted in California

An independent streetwear brand and boutique based out of San Diego.


Mango Inspired Desserts

“des·sert /dəˈzərt/ – [noun] the sweet course eaten at the end of a meal.”

Cafe Indonesia

Indonesian Cuisine

Known for their traditional beef rendang and nasi goreng as well as dishes like adobo fried chicken sandwiches on Japanese milk bread.

Kaiju Pizza


From pop-up shop to brick and mortar, this eatery slings creative-style square pies, or sheet pizzas.

La Central Mexican Food

Gourmet Tacos

Only the Best Tacos in San Diego. That’s right, we said it. Come try our Rockefeller Taco, it’s our signature taco here at La Central Urban Grille. 

Moe’s Coffee

Coffee & More

Our philosophy is to serve only highest quality coffee that is freshly roasted, absolutely delicious and will leave you feeling great.

Novo Brazil Brewing Co

Brazilian Beer

Made in California, inspired by Brazil. The only brewery that cans happiness.

Pacific Poke

Hawaiian Style Poke

A small family, Veteran owned business. Come and enjoy some delicious and authentic Hawaiian style poke.

Ping Yang

Thai Skewers & More

Thai comfort street food that you can’t find anywhere else!


Filipino Kitchen

Your destination for good vibes and classic Filipino food in the San Diego area.

Smitty’s BBQ

Homestyle BBQ

You can catch catfish, shrimp po’boys, BBQ ribs & more but we won’t be giving away the secret to our sauce!

Weapon Ramen

Ramen, Chirachi + Listening Bar

A bold & energetic concept that explores the external influences which informed our upbringing & our tastes.


Hospitality and Culinary Shop

Cookbooks, culinary-related reads and home goods ranging from aprons to ceramics.

Special Events

From holidays to no-reason-at-all days, Market on 8th is always a good time. Keep an eye on our calendar for special events and promotions.

14 Nov 2021

Open House San Diego

Market on 8th is proud to support Open House San Diego. Free to the public!  One weekend. Experience 50 architecture and design locations across 7 San Diego-area neighborhoods.

26 nov 2021

Black Friday R&R

When you’ve had enough of the crowds, relax and recharge between shopping excursions.


We’re making a splash. See what the San Diego area is saying about us!

San Diego Tribune

San Diego Tribune

Inside National City's new food hall from Brazilian beer to Filipino adobo....

San Diego Eater

San Diego Eater

Market on 8th brings diverse dining options, from Indonesian food to Thai...

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| Average space size is 225+/-

| Space for food tenant that requires hood and grease interceptor available

| Rates starting at $1300 per stall

CONTACT: Joel Tubao



41 E. 8th Street, National City, CA 91950

(619) 856-4538