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Address: 143 S Cedros Ave near Pacific Coast Hwy., Solana Beach, CA 92075
Phone Number: 1-858-481-9022
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This massive venue showcases a wide variety of internationally...

This massive venue showcases a wide variety of internationally recognized musical acts.

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Awesome Intimate Venue

We saw Moon Taxi at Belly Up last night and it was such a great experience. From the service to the venue to the ambiance (and obviously the music!!) everything was perfect. A... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Temecula, California
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Temecula, California
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157 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw Moon Taxi at Belly Up last night and it was such a great experience. From the service to the venue to the ambiance (and obviously the music!!) everything was perfect. A small amenity, but they have a coat check which I loved! It's so nice to enjoy the evening without worrying about a coat. The bar staff was... More 

Thank L S
Carlsbad, California
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281 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

We went to Dar William's 'seated' concert and sat front and center. But because the floor is flat for the dancing typical for most shows, the vantage from the floor is low to the high stage. Side seating is awkward and more about drink delivery. But all that aside, the sound and light crew do a good job and the... More 

Thank Bruce M
Honolulu, Hawaii
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143 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

saw Thievery Corporation. I can't even believe that how close I was to stage. somehow this group plays in SD area already 3-4times in this year. so lucky but always they play in a big venue. This time was in a small box. What a great surprise.

Thank Yully
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62 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Good music venue. We saw 3 live bands there for $10 dollars each on a Wednesday night. Beer quite expensive at $7 for a bottle of bud. We made the mistake of having bar food. My burger was not good - strange taste to it. Service was slow as there only seemed to be one girl on.

Thank CarolynChester
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266 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I really enjoyed myself at the Belly Up in Solana Beach, CA - The place is nice and clean, friendly staff and good sound system. Great place to checkout traveling bands and local talent.

Thank Cooking_Hawaiian
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Awesome live music venue! $7 happy hour every Friday night from 5:30-8 for live music and dancing! Great live music acts from all over. Yes this is where The Rolling Stones played for a private party last month. Decent drink prices and snacks. Easy parking and access. This is a must visit place while in San Diego!!!

Thank 553sharik
Seattle, Washington, United States
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91 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Not the aesthetic I was expecting of a place a called the Belly Up. Everything was clean and shiny. The sound was great. There are two bars for easier access. Large floor. Seating along both sides. Several high tables with tall bar stools on the floor. I stood on the foot rail of one of our bar stools and was... More 

Thank JkmW67
San Diego, California
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I went to the Belly-Up Tavern to see Tommy Castro and the Painkillers. The show was excellent! And the Belly-Up was the perfect venue for it, It is a spacious tavern with a very friendly staff. The sound system is first rate and plenty of seating is availiable.They have a big dance floor and the performers can be seen from... More 

Thank skip1065
San Diego, California
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207 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I saw Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience there. It was a sold out show. The venue is set up nicely for live music. The floor is pretty big with some stools and railing table rows around the outsides. There is a balcony for premium tickets. The place perfect sized, not too big, still intimate, you can get up close to... More 

Thank satobt
Las Vegas, Nevada
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58 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

If you subscribe to their band schedule you will certainly find a group to your liking. Variety is a very strong feature of Belly Up ! We wanted to be able to sit so we went early - about 8:15 for the 9 show. That way we got our bar food and drinks shortly after finding a seat. Food was... More 

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