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105 South Las Posas Road, San Marcos, CA 92078
760 736-2200
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Ranked #35 of 211 Restaurants in San Marcos
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
San Marcos, California
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246 reviews 246 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Been here a couple of times. The most recent occasion I had an ahi salad. It wasn't very good. Service was slow. It took quite awhile for someone to come over and even longer to receive our drinks.

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san marcos, ca
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Wow, Beer AND @1/3 lb. burger w/fries or salad FOR CHEAP! $6.00 ?! How do they even make money on this? Delish too.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband took me here for a date night. He has been to the Elephant Bar before and swears that its good. The ambience was great. We came early on a Sunday night so fortunately we didn't wait to be seated (we didn't call for reservation). The ambience was perfect. They have great menu selection. So we ordered the garlic... More 

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San Diego, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I like the Mongolian Beef. Tell the server to have them make it tender. I like the strawberry Lemonaide.

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San Marcos, California
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235 reviews 235 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We like stopping in at the Elephant Bar for a meal. They have an extensive menu with some unique choices. There is a pretty vibrant bar scene there which results in an elevated level of noise, but that is what I would expect in this type of restaurant.

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Glendora, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I have eaten at other Elephant Bar Restaurants but this was very nice. Our waittress service in the Bar was very personable made our lunch so pleasant and the food was much better.

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Oceanside, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My son & I went in for an early weekday lunch. I ordered the Ahi Salad & it was light, tasty, decent size. My son ordered a salad with chicken, something on the spicy side & he said it was very good & ended up taking some of it home. Our waitress was great too!

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Arlington, VA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I stopped here for happy hour one evening, and it was action packed. Ordered an appetizer and a couple of drinks which were very good.

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San Diego, Ca
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Went there on a Friday night and expected a line, but we were seated promptly. The meals were good, and with an AARP discount, were able to get a 20% discount. The parking outside is a little hard to find, but if you dont mind walking its OK. The entry door is on the oppisite side of the parking lot.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

In one word this place is rude, the food is over priced and not at all good, I can see that a franchise like this will not last long, the waiter that served my food hit me in the back of the head with a plate and the other one almost knocked over a water glass trying to slide a... More 

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Additional Information about Elephant Bar

Address: 105 South Las Posas Road, San Marcos, CA 92078
Phone Number: 760 736-2200
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Contemporary

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