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McFadden's Restaurant & Saloon

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731 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6917
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Do not bring friends or family here. This is where you bring your close friends for cheap drinks. This place has a good night life if you like noisy, sweaty, wild, dingy clubs with a generic DJ on the stand. Central location with a patio section for smokers.

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Thank Ezra C
Wading River, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Spent a few hours here with some Mets fans before walking over to the game. Food and drinks were much better than I expected.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

You're wondering why the drinks are cheep? Security guys making money by saying randomly you did something wrong (like you where standing in their way?!?) take you out and tell you, you can enter again by paying them 20$ what is ridiculous! Thats just rip-off and awful. Don't go there.

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Thank Pascal B
Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Excelent option to drink before parties or happy hour! Cheap drink with good selection! Music is also nice and danceable!

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Thank Guilherme G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

Bartender Carl was professional! He suggested items to eat and he made me "special" drinks all evening! They were all delicious!! I will go see Carl again when I return to San Diego!!

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Thank ckfoody
Yuma, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013

Dos XX's, IPA, Guinness, Stella, New Castle, Sam Adams, Smithwicks and lots more all a $1. 12 oz glasses.the atmosphere was very friendly. The waitress was good. She never left us needing beer or anything. We had a list of beers on tap the waitress gave to us. Lots of TVs that were Ez to watch. The empty glasses and... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013 via mobile

Looks to be a once hopping dance/nightclub. Staff was super accommodating, we wanted to watch UFC but none of the places would allow my 14 year old son in with us. They did, and were pleased to have us. Beer was good and cold- food just ok- decent for a predominantly bar. But prices were good and service excellent- would... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2012

Pretty empty on weekdays, but there's a line in the weekend. They have a beer-pong table and cheep pitchers if you play

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Irish
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Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 731 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6917
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?