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4095 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104-2601
619-283-1720
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food-Not so Good Service

Saw the menu for this place online and being new to SD decided to try it out. Came here on a Saturday night and they were really busy. Unfortunately when we walked in the front (where the hostess stand should be but they don't have one) several waitstaff walked by numerous times before anyone... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
SammySparty12
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Livonia, Michigan
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Livonia, Michigan
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Saw the menu for this place online and being new to SD decided to try it out. Came here on a Saturday night and they were really busy. Unfortunately when we walked in the front (where the hostess stand should be but they don't have one) several waitstaff walked by numerous times before anyone greeted us or said anything like... More 

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Alpine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My friends seemed to like their burgers. I ordered the special of the night which was supposedly seared opah cheeks with sesame crust, goat cheese, tomatoes and greens. The opah was not seared, no crust, very little cheese, terrible tomatoes. Only the greens were good. The waitress had a total attitude at the end when we got the check. She... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Our table of three was forgotten continually. They were having a cd party in the front room and all the focus was on that. We ordered around of drinks and needed a minute to look over the menu. After a long time someone else brought our drinks out. We had to flag down another server to ask our server to... More 

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San Diego, California
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Go for the muscles in white wine sauce, or the newly added beef brisket. 2 very good items. Also try and make it on a Wednesday night (except the 3rd Wed. of each month) for Trio Gadjo, a gypsy jazz band that does a great job and plays a good variety of other classic jazz as well. Perfect place for... More 

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Took our family of 4 (includig a 4 & 6 year old) here after going site-seeing. Fabulous atmosphere! Had a patio in front dining inside and a beer garden in the back. We stayed in since we had been in the sun all day. My husband had the catch of the day served with fingerling potatoes. The catch of the... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Ritual Tavern has a very good selection of beer and much better than average food for a "bar" type eatery. We enjoyed everything on their limited but unique menu. Especially enjoyed the house made sauces.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012 via mobile

Great little bar with outdoor areas in the back and front. Beer list changes every week. Bar staff are really friendly. Haven't eaten there but the food looks good!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

Lots of beer selections, delicious and unusual dishes, helpful and friendly staff.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012 via mobile

Three of us had a great dinner at The Ritual Tavern last night. We liked the homey feeling of the back patio with all the flowers, tomato plants and herds growing in the planter boxes. We had the vegetarian spring roll appetizer, WOW, we were all impressed. For our main dishes we had the stuffed portobello mushroom, fish and chips,... More 

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Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

I visited Ritual Tavern while in town during a trade show. I was waiting for another pub nearby to open for the evening and Ritual appeared to have a nice crowd; so I chanced it. My dinner was exceptional, the beer and wine selection superb and the service impeccable. I enjoyed the experience so much that I actually ate there... More 

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Additional Information about The Ritual Tavern

Address: 4095 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104-2601
Phone Number: 619-283-1720
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: European, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4095 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104-2601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-283-1720

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: European, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?