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Casa De Balboa

Neighborhood: Balboa Park
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Address: 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA
Phone Number: 619 232 6203
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A nice place to visit when at the park

We visit the Ruben Fleet Space Museum and like to stop at this place for wine. It is quite crowded -- especially during Happy Hour but the food, drink and service are all very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We visit the Ruben Fleet Space Museum and like to stop at this place for wine. It is quite crowded -- especially during Happy Hour but the food, drink and service are all very good.

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San Diego, California
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3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

What is there to review but the fact if your not from San Diego, Balboa Park and all its old buildings are beautiful to visit. The park is well maintained with ample parking and ample room for strollers, bikes, and pets. The museum exhibits very from month to month. The Ruben H. Fleet is a great place for kids to... More 

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San Diego, California
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31 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Case De Balboa is one of many building located in Balboa Park. This side the building is located The San Diego History Center , Model Railroad Museum & Museum of Photographic Arts. There is a small food stand, with coffees and chips. The Railroad Museum is located in the building basement. you can get there by stair or an elevator.... More 

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San Diego, California
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18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Casa de Balboa is a great place to visit alone, with a friend, with your family. It is situated in beautiful Balboa Park and has a 100+ year history. Plan to spend the day there. Visit any of the museums, take in a concert at the Organ Pavilion... Take a picnic, or dine in the Prado Restaurant. It truly is... More 

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San Diego, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

We met a group of friends (4 adults and 2 teens) that were in town on vacation from Milan, Italy. They as well as my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the lunch we had and the service that we received at Casa de Balboa. The location in the park is close to museums and the zoo. All in all it... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Casa de Balboa in Balboa Park houses several of the Park's museums. In particular is the Museum of Photographic Aarts which is offering "7 Billion Others" - an exhibit of interviews with 6,000 people worldwide. The documentary covers a wide range of topics showing what divides and unites us. Also in the same building of interest is the Railroad Museum.....even... More 

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London, Ontario, Canada
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Came here before starting a busy week of a tradeshow - was nice after planes and cars getting here. Perfect time of year recommend as a place to walk unwind and enjoy the greenery

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Just one of the many things you'll see in balboa park which was created for the 1915 Panama exposition. Traditionally intended to be torn down they decided to keep it and many of these buildings now house various museums.

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Coopersburg,PA
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25 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Interesting to view. Not my favorite place in San Diego. In park, Balboa Park beloved by people in San Diego

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San Diego, California
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39 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Amazing architecture, great people watching, all the musuems there in one central location...what's not to like about this?

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