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Pacific Beach Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
Pacific Beach
American, Bar, Mexican, Pizza, Pub
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860 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2726
+1 858-272-4745
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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94 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This was a much younger crowd then what I would fit in to. That being said the waitress was friendly and helpful, beer was good and food was okay.

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Thank Debbie A
Anaheim, California
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107 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2016

This restaurant is no longer there. It has been gone for a few months now. It was really good when it was there though.

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Thank Concertgoer54
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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137 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015

We've tried to get in here several times in the evenings and crazy lines, so this time stopped by for lunch and so glad we did - it was wonderful...Fish Tacos & Fish & Chips - perfection.. you get to choose the type of fish, as well as how you want it cooked and the types of marinades, sauces etc..(lots... More 

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Thank Travelsapassion
Salt Lake City, Utah
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I was not impressed with how uninviting the establishment was. From the mile long line, to the bouncer who was "eye balling" me as we showed our id's, to the bar tender who wouldn't serve us, to the waitresses that were "too busy" (maybe they were, but felt like they weren't there to "serve"). Maybe because I am no longer... More 

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2 Thank Harmps
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

We were directed by a local to this restaurant. I am shocked it is not boarded up by the Health Dept. Our friends were hungry and wanted to stay. It was like having dinner at a frat house, post party. Our waitress must have been stoned as she could not get the order correct from drinks to food. We had... More 

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1 Thank Echolane5
British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Overall this place was ok but the service was so slow. Waited for a server, waited a long time for drinks but the food was good when it finally arrived. Wouldn't go back. Too many other great places in the area.

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Thank Walter D
Fort Worth Texas
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

we had lunch there on a Sunday. The place was deserted at 11:30 am. I had the Ahi Tuna (Seared) salad. It was scant with tuna and sliced so thin, it must have been about 1-2 ounces of fish, if that. Prices were higher than portion size in my opinion. The rest of the salad was just OK. No presentation... More 

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Thank Foxwoman1
Phoenix, Arizona
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91 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2014

This is my second meal in this lively sprawling joint. it's always a great meal for the price and the atmosphere is always jumping. This time my wife had a French Dip Sandwich and I had a Three Taco Plate: one whitefish, one shrimp, one calamari. Everything tasted excellent and we were well taken care of. With an two indoor... More 

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Thank Travellingphoenix64
Oak Hills, CA
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Restaurant was packed when we arrived due to the Octoberfest being held next door. However, we were able to get a table on the front deck - was a lot of fun to watch all the people walk by. The fish tacos were fabulous!!

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Thank WinchesterCouple
Durango, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Mixed drink with no alcohol: $10 Terrible service Only thing strong here is the stale beer/urine smell. Even the menus stank of mildew

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Thank timothylwhitelaw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Mexican, Pizza, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 860 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2726
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-272-4745

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?