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House of Blues San Diego

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Address: 1055 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number:
619.299.BLUE
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16:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 23:00

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Rock date

Great venue to take a date for dinner and rock and roll experience. The blues culture mix with the Mexican culture in a rock theme environment invites for having a good time with... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 September 2016
SantiagoChago
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San Diego, California
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Towcester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a large dinner with about 20 people. Service was pretty slow. Food was OK and good music. Good selection of beers.

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Thank PickyglobetrotterUk
San Diego, California
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really terrible acoustics. Almost no table seating. Fair bar service. In other words, just about as bad as you can get for a music venue. (This is NOT a critique of the acts booked here, which often would be highly rated but for the annoying experience of seeing them in this dump.)

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Thank Mashuggi M
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

I was attending a conference at the convention center for several days. One of the sponsors booked out the entire House of Blues for a night for conference attendees. The food was great, and the music was even better. The only downside was that when it was packed it has hard to get around through a lot of the narrow... More 

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Alton, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here and the food was excellent! It's located in the Gaslamp quarter and was only a few blocks from our hotel. We were surprised by how delicious ALL of our dishes were!There was a group of us and we started out the meal sharing appetizers. The calamari was quite tender and flavorful and the jalapeño cornbread was... More 

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Thank Mary H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Saw Sublime with Rome there on Saturday, November 14th. My instincts tell me that the the venue was over capacity that night. The acoustics in the venue were also bad as all we could hear was bass and drums,It was very difficult to hear vocal or even Rome's guitar. Also had a fight break out in front of us but... More 

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Alberta CANADA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Stopped in to have supper have been here before always had a great experience. This time it did not disappoint ! Waitstaff here has always been top-notch. You can tell they are trained properly and give great service. Even the young man in the gift shop was very helpful ended up buying a t-shirt. Excellent service excellent food what more... More 

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Thank CindyEnchanted
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We were disappointed in our visit here. The building in dated and n need of updating. We were there for happy hour and they had a DJ however he didn't play a lot of blues. Then he left and we thought great live blues but not...trivia instead and from what we saw only on team. Don't waste your time here... More 

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in after dinner and it was another Gas Lamp week night trivia night. Now I like Jeopardy and Trivia Pursuit but there is only so much talking over a loud speaker I can stand in a bar that is all about the music. Clearly its locals night...that's cool but I wanted at least some good juke box music...no sir,... More 

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Thank treborz64
San Diego, California
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29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Great venue to take a date for dinner and rock and roll experience. The blues culture mix with the Mexican culture in a rock theme environment invites for having a good time with music and a couple of drinks. The restaurant is next to the concert hall. They have a variety of dinner food in a gourmet presentation. Fair prices... More 

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Thank SantiagoChago
San Diego, California
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235 reviews
66 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had family in town that wanted to go and I was a bit skeptical. Glad I went! The music was free and Robin Henkel did a great job of playing and giving us some history. It was very enjoyable and informative. The food was very well priced and tasty, plus service was very good. I'd go back!

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