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Kansas City Barbeque

610 W Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6720
+1 619-231-9680
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good32%
  • Average29%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
610 W Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6720
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Reviewed yesterday

The sign says most of it right up front: this place specializes in Kansas City-style BBQ, and they tell you that right up front. The BBQ is tasty, the sides are merely OK. It's located right across the street from some of the big waterfront...More

Thank blw_at_longwood
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Staff were very friendly and welcoming. They offered a wide range of beers including Top Gun beer with flavours. Loved looking around the memorabilia from the film.

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was fantastic that this place is open so late. Made getting something after a late convention or a late show so much easier. Sad that they do sell out of their more popular items so the later the night the less choice available. But...More

Thank Leanne C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

BBQ is just ok. I had baby back ribs and chicken. Sauce was ok but meat was a little bland. There’s way better out there. Service was good and atmosphere is great.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

BEST FOOD EVER!! Loved the setting! We sat outside at nighttime & it was perfect. We loved our waitress & I will make it a point to go back!

Thank brower6
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good BBQ, and Chili. The atmosphere is outstanding, my son is a huge "Top Gun" Fan and the place is great with all the movie and military memorabilia.

Thank Phil H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a cool place to see the top gun nostalgia. The service at the bar is great with the bartender but they are lacking in the waitress department. Slow service and there were 6 people there when we were. Being from KCMO I can...More

Thank kansascitynative
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Iconic little bar, only came here because we loved the movie. It’s amazing to see it and actually be there and there is a lot of great memorabilia. The food is just ok

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff is nice but that's about the extend of it. The ribs are dry, the mac & cheese is so tasteless the server even put salt on the table with the comment of "you're gonna need this". The fact this place was in the...More

1  Thank WestCoastRagnar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ll begin by saying this establishment looks grossly out of place among the high rises that surround it. It’s charming though and for the Top Gun enthusiast it’s a must-see. Hundreds of memorabilia items decorate the walls of this tiny restaurant. The iconic piano is...More

Thank amisrn1
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August 17, 2018|
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Response from Frances S | Reviewed this property |
I found it fun - I think they're trying to replicate a run down eating place/diner outside a military base.
September 8, 2017|
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Response from WearyTraveler57 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but I doubt it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 W Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6720
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-231-9680
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