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Croce's Restaurant and Jazz Bar - CLOSED

802 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6108 (Downtown)
619-233-4355
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Price range: $18 - $100
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: F st.
Description: Croce's Restaurant and Jazz Bar, a popular Gaslamp landmark, and a tribute to singer-songwriter Jim Croce, offers Contemporary American Cuisine, a Wine Spectator Award Winning Wine List and Live Music Nightly.

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oregon
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Upon arrival we were seated immediately as we had made a reservation, it was 7pm in the middle of the week. The restaurant was busy but not jammed, the manager greeted us at our table followed by the Wine Steward who began to answer all of our wine questions with ease and authority. Wine is a hobby of mine so... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Great live music venue. Extensive wine list. Menu appeared to be good, but we ordered the specials because they sounded even better!! The service was exemplary. Recommend reservations on busy nights. Park a couple blocks over to the west in the residential area and walk (couple of minutes). Highly recommended.

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Warren, PA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It was fun to visit Croce's, which was started by singer Jim Croce's widow Ingrid years ago in the Gaslamp Quarter. They have moved farther up the street to a quieter area (2760 Fifth Ave), and I applaud the move. You do need a car or a taxi to get there from the bayfront area. There are no noisy crowds... More 

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New City, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The last time I dined here was about 20 years ago. It was a great experience back then and is still great. Service was impeccable. Food was great. Ingrid Croce runs a class operation. She greets everyone at the door and comes by to check on every table and offer suggestions (everything is good!) They moved their location about 6... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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77 reviews 77 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

our daughter took us to this place and we shared three different items. All were excellent. The short rib were good, the pork and veal meatballs were very good but the scallops were excellent. One minor flaw the waitress brought us sea bass instead of the short ribs but we corrected that. This is a great place for a causal... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Situated downtown this restaurant owned by the wife of legendary singer Jim Croce was a nice venue for enjoying a good meal with the opportunity to hear good local talent.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Had a great dinner here. Three different menu items and each was excellent. Good selections of both food and drinks. Service was excellent! Great jazz in the rear of the restaurant and outdoor seating is available. Cost for three of us including tip was $150 but we also had a couple of wines and a mixed drink. Not really that... More 

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Del Mar, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

When my wife suggested we try Croce's Park West (http://crocesparkwest.com/) I just about decided not to go there, only because of the memories of what Croce's was when they were in the gaslamp. Man am I glad I gave them a chance! The location is fantastic, far enough out of the downtown craziness that you get a great mix of... More 

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San Diego, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

So nice to have Croce's relocated from the craziness of the Gas Lamp in downtown. We were there for lunch around 1pm, on a weekday. Food and service was great, and do order the Chocolate Lava dessert. Ingrid herself was there and came by to each table. My only complaint is the parking, and this was lunch, not dinner! In... More 

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Drexel Hill, PA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Are group had dinner at Croce's and it was a great experience. Ingrid Croce stopped by every table to see everything was good and some light conversation. The food was fantastic. From the Seafood to the double cut chop everything was perfect. Being the great host she is Ingrid stopped to see that all was well and see what we... More 

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Additional Information about Croce's Restaurant and Jazz Bar

Address: 802 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6108
Phone Number: 619-233-4355
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
Average Prices: USD 18 - 100
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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