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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 3 days ago

We enjoyed the novelty of eating 'real' American food with tasty burgers and beer. the Top Gun atmosphere helped.

Thank Frances244
Reviewed 1 week ago

I guess the "Top Gun" location is enough to get people interested enough to try this restaurant. At least that's what we did. I hope it's not like this every night but when we went on a Tuesday about 6:00 pm, the place was not...More

Thank Sam K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kansas City BBQ is such a blast!! The ambiance is fun, the service is very fast and they are a blast!! We totally geeked out with the Top Gun theme and they rolled with it. The food is a great bonus, everything was delicious. Try...More

Thank KirstenDillinghamAK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying at the hotel opposite here, and wanted to try it out. Little did we know that it was a location used in the movie Top Gun in 1986. There was a queue to get in, and the waitress was really helpful and...More

Thank PhoebeNJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is kind of a dive, basking in the faded glory of the piano scene from Top Gun was filmed here. Nevertheless the food is good with a great selection of brews If you just want a good barbecue meal, this is the place.

Thank bluto011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting from UK for a week and was excited to find this place being a great film fan. I was disappointed with the ribs which compared poorly to the last time in the USA, in Memphis, which were melt in the mouth. The sweetcorn was...More

Thank Alcazares48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walking around Seaport Village and were hit with the wonderful aroma of BBQ. We ended up returning later that night just to try Kansas City Barbeque. The food was very good and the service was great. It is not a coat and tie...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Kansas City BBQ last week. The staff was very pleasant but the quality of the food was medium. We thought the place would have been busier as it is well known for being film location for Top Gun.

Thank alainLondon44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the Year of the Dog celebration and had a great time and enjoyed our fill of the tasty food there but several hours later we were ready for dinner. We love BBQ and I had a taste for brisket ( we tried a...More

Thank U4893WAroberts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were friendly and the beer was cold. The food was alright, although everyone seems to being told the burnt ends were just out of the oven...

Thank James F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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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