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Hooley's Irish Pub & Grill

2955 Jamacha Rd, Ste. 21, El Cajon, CA 92019-4342
+1 619-670-7468
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (7 reviews)
“tacos” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Bar, British
$$ - $$$
2955 Jamacha Rd, Ste. 21, El Cajon, CA 92019-4342
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for dinner after a movie and was given the "lunch" menu for dinner hour. The waiter told us that was the only menu they had so we left.

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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Met a friend for a late Happy Hour. Got there at 6:30. HH is 3 - 6 PM. Fortunately it was Wing, Wine, & Whiskey Wednesday. All are 50% off. The wings are offered in about 6 different sauces and degrees of spiciness. I got...More

Thank viensEC
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Our group of four rolled in for a late-night business dinner right before closing. The staff was still fully engaged with us allowed us to order food service was prompt we had Reuben sandwiches prime rib dip. Just ordered San Diego beers. A good experience...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Live music on a Saturday night was a terrific find. Top it off with great drinks and food and we had a great time. The server was very helpful in assisting us with picking some yummy appetizers to share. We'll be back again for some...More

Thank RockerDoll
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The pub interior was moved from Ireland - and the menu starts there and does a few tricks. Boxties, Irish Stew, Shepherd's Pie and all those goodies, along with some "mash-ups" like corned beef tacos. A variety of daily specials, a good bar list and...More

Thank ChuckBrownSV
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Hooleys offers a tasty Fish n Chips plate for a good price. Pair your dinner with a pint of bass or guiness and you wont be disappointed.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Food & service were both good. All four in our party enjoyed it. Went there before going to a movie. Service was prompt and attentive. Would go there again. My husband had the corn beef tacos which he thought were very good.

Thank A1444UXlindam
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The food choices are Irish very well prepared for the he money you get value w come in twice a week. Service is morally attentive we sit here n the pub. Very nice decor.

Thank Eddie P
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I came here a long time ago with a co-worker for lunch and have never been back. I love corned beef and pub food but whatever I ordered was not good and did not have value for what I paid. I think the one at...More

Thank Kat_919
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite hangouts in SD. I enjoy visiting with my fiance. Good food and atmosphere. The soup bowls are a great way to warm up with cold weather.

Thank Violet C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, British
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2955 Jamacha Rd, Ste. 21, El Cajon, CA 92019-4342
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-670-7468
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