Here is a small list of restaurants and coffee shops near and not so near the venue.

In addition, the recommendations on sandiego.eater are generally very reliable!

Name Map   Type Distance from PLDI
Better Buzz map Coffee shop Walking
Olive Cafe map Breakfast Walking
Saltwater Culture map Coffee shop Walking
Intazza Coffee map Coffee shop Walking
Arslan’s Gyros map Fast food Walking
City Tacos map Tacos Walking
Breakfast Republic map Breakfast Walking
Ambrogio 15 map Italian 30 min walk
Enoteca Adriano map Italian 22 min walk
Wayfarer map Bakery 8 min drive (Bird Rock)
Semola map Italian 15 min drive (La Jolla)
Catania map Italian 15 min drive (La Jolla)
Public House La Jolla   map Pub 15 min drive (La Jolla)
The Taco Stand map Tacos 15 min drive (La Jolla)
Bobboi Gelato map Gelato 15 min drive (La Jolla)
Liberty Public Market map Food Court   20 min drive (Point Loma)
Cocina De Barrio map Mexican 20 min drive (Hillcrest)
Trust map American 20 min drive (Hillcrest)
Pure Project map Brewery 20 min drive (Banker’s Hill)
Herb & Wood map Dinner 20 min drive (Little Italy)
Born and Raised map Steaks 20 min drive (Little Italy)
Animae map Posh Asian 25 min drive (Downtown)
Callie map Dinner 30 min drive (Downtown)
Lola 55 map Tacos 30 min drive (Downtown)
Izola map Bakery 30 min drive (Downtown)