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Tabule Restaurant & Bar

535 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
619 238 0048
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Ranked #1,919 of 4,093 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $10 - $25
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Market and Island
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Adrian, Michigan
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1,311 reviews 1,311 reviews
738 restaurant reviews
554 helpful votes 554 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

This place in the Gas Lamp District is a great spot to get pizza and other Italian fare. This is especially true on a Monday or Tuesday night when they offer $1 slices. The service is very good and the ambiance is laid back. The late night hours are also a big plus. We finished our work at around 9:15... More 

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Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We had the pleasure of dining here mid September while on a business trip. There we're 16 of us for dinner and not one single complaint! Mario, our waiter was the best! He was so attentive, cheerful, always smiling, quick to refill wine glasses, water glasses, get a fresh drink! He made certain recommendations which were his favorites! The portobello... More 

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Marlow, UK
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Got a recommendation from the Concierge at Hilton. Mixture of tourists and business people (probably from the Convention Center). Amusing melting pot of conversation topics: How lovely my daughters dress from Hollister is and our plans for the beach tomorrow versus the latest features of a new application. Tabule is a gorgeous restaurant. There is no deliberate theme here, however... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

Chicken entree sounded interesting but the chicken was overcooked and dry. It was really cold outside but the staff didn't want to accomodate by shutting the front door. The decor was very lovely.

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Portland, Oregon
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

I was craving ceviche and was directly to Tabule by our hotel concierge. Tabule did not disappoint! We ordered the lettuce duck wrap and salmon ceviche to start and then finished off with the monk fish (which was one of the specials for the night). My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the duck and ceviche, but the monk fish was... More 

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Bay Village, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

We chose this restaurant for the creative menu. Two of us tried the Gohan Tabule and was very interesting and good! I tried the special of the day which was monk fish and shrimp and was also very good, however a little too much sauce. The server did not tell me the price of the monk fish and I keep... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews 79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

The concierge at the Marriott recommended this. I should have trusted the mixed reviews on the web sites. It wasn't horrible but nothing great. Average across the board except for the cerviche which seems to be the thing they are good at. Wait staff was average. Would bring what you asked for but no anticipating what you might need. Worst... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2011

I don't know what restaurant these other reviewers went to but I have been here 3 times over the last year traveling and each time was better than the last. So I didn't use the restroom so all I can comment on is the food... which was stoupendous! we all had a fish dish and each piece of fish was... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011 via mobile

Got a look at the menu, which looked promising: trendy, funky with a dash of asian inspiration. Went downhill from there. Food is too salty and vain. It seemed prepared in advance and reheated. If you go to the restroom you can have a look at the kitchen. No chef in there. Look under the plate for the asian influence.... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

A recommended restaurant by the concerige at the Marriott Marina turned out to be the worst restaurant visited in San Diego. We were a party of nine and were upset with bth the food and service. Drinks took forever to come out, fish was in the salad for my wife who was a vegetarian, the fish was not cooked and... More 

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Address: 535 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: 619 238 0048
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: American, Middle Eastern

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