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Blarney Stone Pub

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502 5TH Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6914
(619) 233-8519
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Irish bar with non-irish music

Cozy little place that had a really cool looking interior. Staff was friendly, drinks were good. But the band selection and music in-between sets was really odd far an Irish place.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2015
Robert E
Louisville, Kentucky
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The beer was terrible: there was something wrong with the taps: flat, stale beer. The waitress was nice and felt bad. I ended up asking for a bottle on their beer menu, but they didn't have that in stock. In all, not what you expect from a decent PUB.

Thank Work_Travel_13
Louisville, Kentucky
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116 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Cozy little place that had a really cool looking interior. Staff was friendly, drinks were good. But the band selection and music in-between sets was really odd far an Irish place.

Thank Robert E
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Saw the Guinness sign from across the street whilst looking for a bar to stop at so decided to pop in. Ended up staying for a few and chatting with the staff who were either legitimately Irish or very good actors. Good atmosphere in the pub with lots of sports screens and support for the local SD teams.

Thank Chris B
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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88 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

No complaints whatsoever, bartenders are great and authentic and food is delicious and all very well priced. Nice pub!

Thank steve7192013
Alta Loma, California
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210 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Stopped in for a beer and appetizer before dinner...Great friendly bartender we wanted a larger selection of appetizers they had a choice of 2...so we had an Irish Coffee and a beer and moved on North on 5th. C&H

Thank ahdiii
San Ramon, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We had a late lunch at the Blarney Stone Pub last Monday. We found metered street parking around the corner. I ordered a couple Guinness drafts and a coke for my gf, and we both had a Blarney Stone Burger. Mine was medium rare with a side salad, and my gf's was medium well with french fries. I enjoyed my... More 

Thank Rob M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We went there for St. Patrick's Day and had to have a green beer with a corned beef sandwich. Well, it wasn't like NYC where the Pubs gave you a pile high sandwich of corned beef. We were disappointed that we didn't get a lot of beef on our sandwich. It's a typical pub.

Thank LMK101
Becker, Minnesota
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153 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

My wife and I sat down at 3:30 on a Thursday afternoon. We noticed some trash on the patio and tables that were not cleaned. There was one other party on the patio. We waited 15 minutes for a server while the host smoked 2 cigarettes 10 feet away from us. We left.

Thank curioustravelor2010
Becker, Minnesota
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176 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We didn't eat here but this review is based on their beer selection. Not a big selection but some interesting offerings. A couple different IPAs and other selections that I had never heard of. Worth a shot to try their beer. My wife said the house wine was very good as well. Sorry I cannot be of help for the... More 

Thank FamilyDad2013
Plano, Texas
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184 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Was out walking and stopped in for a beverage! Great place! It was rocking at 4:30 pm! Fire fighters drinking car bombs! Another group doing shots... Service was great and the beer was cold! Go check it out!

Thank Joe B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 502 5TH Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6914
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (619) 233-8519

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 18
  • Cuisine: American, Irish, Pub


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