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Cafe Sevilla of San Diego

353 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6909
+1 619-233-5979
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (301 reviews)
“paella” (139 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
353 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6909
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1 - 10 of 761 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Several choices for Sangria that were tasty. Tried the mushroom, and small paella plate and the sea scallops. All was excellent, top notch service and delicious, worth the visit if you close.

Thank tejasdrmr
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We loved reading your thoughtful review! Thank you for sharing! I will be sure to share your feedback with our team! Thanks and we hope to see you again soon! HOLLY | LOSEY Director of Marketing holly@cafesevilla.com

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best tapas we have ever had, their bread with dips was a good start followed by mushrooms, shrimp, chicken kebobs Portion size was good for 4-5 people Service was excellent and ambience was perfect for a date night/evening with friendsMore

Thank RishiDhuper
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rishi, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for our guests. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed visiting Sevilla several times during our stay in San Diego. The tapas and wine were quite outstanding as was the great selection of margaritas. The service was really good and the location was fantastic. Really close to the ballpark and on 5th avenue...More

Thank Mike P
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mike, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for our guests. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tapas and margaritas were awesome. My wife and I shared the 5-course dinner for two and it was very good. The server was very nice and gave us great advice for what courses to choose.

Thank GorospeL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing! We had a 3 course meal and the chooses were very classy and delicious. We had a big party with a reservation for 12 people and when we arrived they started they could only accommodate a party for 10 people. They...More

Thank 49maganb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanting to try something different, we were suggested to check Cafe Sevilla for some Spanish inspired food. Being to Spain three times, at least in my opinion, this place nailed the concept: EXCELLENT tapas and dishes with a great atmosphere and remarkable service. We arrived...More

Thank bncav
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots a Spanish flair and seemed like great service overall but food was mediocre at best. Paella wasn’t very authentic. No crispy rice at the bottom and not a lot of saffron flavor. Sangria was also ok but nothing special.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Met local friends for dinner. I was just in Spain so the paella was good but not as good as I had two weeks ago!

Thank Sundog17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were walking the street and didn't know exactly what we felt like eating. Well, this was a good place to pick. We were on the upstairs level and had a perfect view of this restaurant. The tapas was wonderful. The empanadas were delicious. The...More

Thank shop4ever
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love tapas, but there aren’t any truly Spanish places in the desert. We’ve been to Cafe Sevilla in the past, but it’s been several years. The menu has changed a bit (for the better). Love the atmosphere and decor. Our sever (Katrina) was on...More

Thank Michelle H
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Sarah B
December 7, 2016|
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Response from Emma H | Reviewed this property |
Best tapas! Good food and excellent service. Highly recommended!
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jamiejo1101
August 10, 2016|
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Response from TravelerSpeaks | Reviewed this property |
No blow dryers. No rooms.
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Daniel M
May 2, 2015|
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No parking at restaurant, but public parking is available at nearby garages. Hotel day rate is $46/d, but don't know hourly rate. There is some street parking, but I don't know the details about times and cost.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 353 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6909
    (Market St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-233-5979
  • E-mail
Description
Cafe Sevilla has been dedicated to providing the true essence of Spanish culture, music and cuisine since 1987. Located in the heart of downtown San Diego in the Gaslamp district, Cafe Sevilla is proud to offer the most authentic Spanish ambiance in their tapas bar, restaurant & nightclub. Café Sevilla specializes in Spanish tapas or small plates, which are great for a sharable dining experience. Menu offerings include a variety of tapas to include ceviche, empanadas, calamari, Spanish meatballs, stuffed dates, patatas bravas and tortilla Espanola. Main dishes include a variety of paellas, fresh seafood & savory meat dishes. We also feature a large variety of Spanish wines & refreshing sangrias. -Live Music in the Tapas Bar 7 Nights a Week -Salsa Dance Classes Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday -Flamenco Dinner Shows Every FridaySaturday Night -Late Night Dining on Friday/Saturday Nights -Sunday Brunch Featuring $10 Bottomless Mimosas -Happy Hour Specials 7 Days a Week
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