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The Dubliner

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
554 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
+1 619-239-5818
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“shepherds pie” (12 reviews)
“corned beef” (5 reviews)
“scotch egg” (6 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
554 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Place was rammed due to Comicon - despite this the Irish girl on the door recognised my accent and got me a nice table and spot overlooking everything Nice Shepherds pie and fairly decent pint of guinness was pleasantly surprised Old school wood interior great...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were 5 people meeting here to get a quick snack and some drinks. We got fries, chicken and something else, all of it was on the heavy side of fried.. would not order again.

Thank OCDane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Live music, incredibly friendly service, plenty of drink and food options, and a solid location. The Dubliner gives you all that you want and more from an Irish Pub. Whether you're just grabbing a drink, a snack, need a place to hangout and meet people,...More

Thank Seth G
Reviewed June 23, 2018

We were walking down the street towards another eatery and stopped to look at the the menu. They had Scottish Eggs which is not a common treat, so we never made it to the other eatery. The customer service was great, as I added to...More

Thank Sabremom
Reviewed June 1, 2018

WE went here for a couple of drinks and appetizers. During happy hour everything was half off.. We had a great time sitting outside. It is a beautiful pub. It was shipped here from Ireland. We had great service and the food was good. :)

Thank Sally J
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

I’m not sure why they call this place The Dubliner, when the sign outside indicates Dublin Square Irish Pub and Restaurant, but really don’t care. It has fresh Guinness and good food. It was a Slow Sunday. Happy hour between 11 AM and 8 PM....More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed May 13, 2018

Grabbed dinner here during our stay in the Gaslamp District. The good is that it has an Irish bar type decor with a pretty good imported beer and cider offering. The bad is that the service was average at best and the food was authentic...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Half off appetizers and drinks during the week! 3 fish tacos that were tasty and good sized for $3.50 cents total, turned into dinner!

Thank omarucsb
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Great food and grog sitting outside watching people 70 degree evening. Perfect fish and chips! Love this place.

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Found this place on a quiet Sunday as we were walking around the Gaslamp area. Really like the atmosphere here. Great service, and food. I will defiantly be back next time in San Diego not just for lunch, looks like a great night spot.

Thank Chris H
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Restaurant Details

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Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 554 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6905 (Formerly Dublin Square Irish Pub & Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-239-5818
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The Dubliner doesn't just look like a piece of Ireland-it actually is a piece of Ireland. Before getting shipped across the Atlantic Ocean to its home in the Gaslamp Quarter, the pub was manufactured on the island by O'Sullivan Interiors. What's more, it's based on an authentic pub whose roots stretch back to the early 1700s. Guests can experience this homage by sidling up to the Irish oak bar, or toasting themselves next to the cast-iron fireplace in the Victorian Lounge. Of course, the food and drink are likewise Irish-inspired: beer-battered fish and chips, Guinness-braised beef, and an Irish lamb stew loaded with potatoes, onions, carrots, and fresh Colorado lamb. On certain nights, the pub buzzes with trivia competitions, karaoke performances, and lively sets from local bands. Join us for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Desserts! We also have a great Irish brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 9am - 2pm!
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