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600 5th Ave, Gaslamp, San Diego, CA 92101-6916
11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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Chino Hills, California
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of our "must stops" when traveling to SanDiego. To begin, they have an excellent bar with great beer and whisky choices. We had fried potato/macaroni balls, topped with buffalo chicken for an appetizer. I don't think it was on the menu, it was a Happy Hour special. And it was life changing!!! 😋 Mac-n-cheese topped with pulled... More 

Thank Filpimom3
Los Angeles, CA
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don’t know if it’s possible to have a bad time at Barleymash, in downtown San Diego. I was in town to see a couple of my kids, and at the suggestion of one of my daughter’s roommates, Fred Wruster, General Manager of Barleymash, we decided to give it a try. Fred was off that night so five of us... More 

Thank jeffreyweber
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were recommended this place by our uber driver and it's just the kind of place that brits on a road trip would like, a great choice of casual dining options in a busy place full of atmosphere, it obviously caters for the American sports fans but it was showing U.K. Football as well. Loads of food and drink options... More 

Thank sheppy01
Appleton, WI
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked round the gaslamp quarter where every street bistro begs for your business as you pass by. This place was packed and looked great. Service was swift, attentive and friendly. Menu was a great variety. But oh the "barleymac" which is their max and cheese. I had the Brussels sprouts and caramelized onions topping and it was incredible. Try this... More 

Thank khanes
Saint Louis, Missouri
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389 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a very lively bar/restaurant in the Gaslamp Square area. The restaurant has lots of TV's and very good service. My wife had The Farmhouse entree and I tried a chicken flatbread dish and the heirloom tomato soup. Everything was REALLY good. Beer is $6 or so and most other drinks appear to be $12 and up, so... More 

Thank Davigeta
San Diego, CA
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My server was Cali and she was outstanding. Great attitude, helpful with food choices and after she answered my questions, she persuaded me to try the Bbq Burger. It was cooked perfectly, tasty, piping hot, large and served with outstanding fries. My buddy also had a burger and loved it but he is not as opinionated about food. Go there... More 

Thank Hotelguru01
San Diego, California
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Barley Mash on a Wednesday night and it felt like it was a Friday. Great vibes, fun, exciting and busy! We walked up and were immediately greeted by friendly hostess' offering us a table, we sat outside and our server, Bridget, came up to us within 2 minutes showing us the menu and offering a beverage. She delivered... More 

Thank Sgl2319
Leicester, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visited about two years ago and the two of us couldn't manage to finish the starter let alone the mains. This time asked the server for advice and he was spot on with his recommendations regarding portion sizes. Chose to eat here again because of the atmosphere and great staff. Buzzing bar, busy but staff still have time to... More 

Thank MagnaFox
Wolfville, Canada
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744 reviews
360 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't have a reservation for barleymash on what turned out to be a busy night there. The host took our names, and we sat at the bar for awhile waiting for a table, enjoying the ambiance of this large place, which is a sports bar/restaurant – and a popular place. We were eventually shown to a communal table, which... More 

Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place with nice atmosphere!! Went twice for happy hour and half price drinks. Our servers, Kaley and Gizzelle were terrific and helpful with other restaurant information and making sure we were well taken care of. Drinks were delicious and pretzel and flatbread were amazing!

Thank Gregg P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 5th Ave, Gaslamp, San Diego, CA 92101-6916
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-255-7373

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