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Pampas Bar & Grill

8690 Aero Dr., San Diego, CA 92123
+1 858-278-5971
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“empanadas” (10 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, South American, Spanish
$$ - $$$
8690 Aero Dr., San Diego, CA 92123
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice ambiance and very reasonably priced. Goldstar often runs dinner specials that include the tango show.

Thank snarkus04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in San Diego on Business, and this restaurant was near my Hotel. Several of us wanted Argentinean food. The restaurant offers an expanded menu with many items to please anyone pallet. We started with very tasty appetizers, the I had a Rib-eye steak,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The single worst review I have ever been to!!! The owner who is was also our waitress is a total lunatic and screamed at us for asking to change table (we didn't even have food on the table yet but just drinks). She said or...More

Thank lovediego
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Flat iron chimachurra steak was pretty good for the "special". Veggies a little over cooked. Good fries. A little heavy on the garlic for the bread and seasoned oil. A couple of folks at our table were a little disappointed when they ordered empanadas. All...More

Thank MDOCguy
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Had a great night here. Had no reservation, but they had us seated within 5 minutes. Steak was tender and delicious! Salsa and tango dancing was a bonus!. There was a large group beside us which made it very loud, but not uncomfortable.

Thank steve s
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I just spent two months in Buenos Aires and am a lover of Provoletas. Well...that thing they served me at Pampas was nothing like the many Provoletas I had down in Aires. We ordered the steak and it was pretty average but came with a...More

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Argentinian Steak house, Great Food, their steaks are obviously their specialty and live up to their expectations. On the weekends they have Tango dancers, which adds to the ambiance and experience.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I usually go there for my birthday. The Skirt Steak (Entrania Roquefort) and fries are always very good but the last two years I ordered Bife de Chorizo (Grilled New York Strip Steak). This cut is supposed to taste great but either time I was...More

Thank jeaeaglin
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Daughter took us for lunch. Nice decor and excellent food, of course mainly meat-based as Argentinian. Service is pleasant. Start with the empanadas.

Thank Nino L
Reviewed 17 October 2016

It was a great experience, with great service! Dinner was divine and the Tango show was a blast! Drinks were a little over priced but who care when you are having that much fun! You have to try this place a least once.

Thank Gretchen L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8690 Aero Dr., San Diego, CA 92123
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-278-5971
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