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Address: 2241 Shelter Island Drive at Rosecrans, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 1-619-224-3577 or 523-1010 (recorded schedule)
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4:30 pm - 1:30 am
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Sun 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Tue 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 1:30 am
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Description: For some great jazz and blues when the sun goes down, try this popular bar...
For some great jazz and blues when the sun goes down, try this popular bar and dance club.
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Brooke Middletown

This was my first visit to San Diego. I heard about Humphrey's Backstage. I have to see what everyone is talking about. Invited my friends from our conference. We all showed up... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This was my first visit to San Diego. I heard about Humphrey's Backstage. I have to see what everyone is talking about. Invited my friends from our conference. We all showed up. I notice how packed it was. We weren't scared. If we were, we'd be in church by now. As soon as we sat down, my lovely waitress was... More 

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Menifee
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We went here on a Sunday afternoon and it got very crowded. The tables are packed in tightly with very litle room to move around The afternoon sun came through the big picture window overlooking the docks making it dificult to see the performers. It was also difficult to get service to the tables. It has a great dance floor... More 

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San Diego, California
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you like live music, a casual atmosphere with a great view this is the place. Check the entertainment schedule online to see who's playing and you'll find a different type of music every night, so there's something for everyone. The food is good and there are nice happy hour specials. It's a great place to dance for both couples... More 

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Brewster, New York
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19 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We went to see a great R & B band on a Tuesday for cocktail hour. The food & drink deals were great! The singer Missy Andersen was so much fun. There must have been a dance club there because the dance floor filled up the moment the music started. Next time I am in San Diego, I will definitely... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We were just passing by as walk-ins and were let in with no cover charge. They had a Santana tribute band on and they were really good in all departments and we had a great time in this intimate venue, marred only by an argumentative drunk man. It's my first experience of the US 'sunset' scene (a tag applied elsewhere... More 

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Bremerton, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I was in Humphrey's Lounge because I was alone during the busy Sunday Brunch. I was back & forth getting food but the lounge atmosphere was fun. The staff was very attentive & never far away. I enjoyed to different singers while I was there.

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Denver, Colorado
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Enjoy great seafood selections with a view of the harbor with boats moored near by. Dining room has a nice atmosphere, staff is attentive and food is delicious! There is also a large bar area in the restaurant that is adjacent to the dining room.

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Bremerton, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

I stayed at Humphrey's Half Moon for three days & made several visits to the restaurant. My first visit was to celebrate my birthday. The wine list was impressive. I chose the scallops with Risotto for dinner & it was very good. I was pleasantly surprised with a decadent chocolate dessert. Before I left the island I saw a Facebook... More 

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California City, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

This lounge drew a very large crowd on a holiday weekend but the room was very small. Maybe management should consider a larger room for the weekend crowd

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mount airy, maryland
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We were ushered into a very dimly lit table with a view of the harbor. It was cool in the room and the wait staff didn't really seem to be interested in serving two people. The food was okay, but the service really took away from the experience. We went into the lounge area after dinner adjacent to the restaurant... More 

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