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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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Beaumont, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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San Diego, California
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152 reviews 152 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I love the atmosphere at Croce's. It's a fun concept: watch a movie while eating dinner! The service was really good. We watched "My Cousin Vinny," which was hillarious, had a 3 course dinner but could have ordered small plates instead. All in all, it was fun but dark and I hated not being able to see my food. I... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We made a reservation in the music room to listen to Latin jazz but the music was loud and we asked to be moved to the dining room, we could still. listen to the music . Our waiter was Jordan, very attentive and explained everything we wanted to know about the menu. He checked with us during the dinner to... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I was disappointed not being able to get an early reservation at The Prado before dashing off to a show at The Old Globe so I asked for recommendations. My coworker raved about Croce's fun atmosphere with great small plates. I ordered a daily special (love they have a half portion option) which was delightful but my date had the... More

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Centerville, Ohio
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Pricey food, but delicious. Indoor or outdoor seating available. Baby boomers, best of all is that this is named for Jim Croce--as in "Operator" and "Bad, Bad Leroy Brown." Lots of memorabilia and personal photos!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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97 reviews 97 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Not only is the restaurant more elegant, but the food is great. The music has been separated from the main dining room, but still quite lovely in the background. I loved the fact you can order "half" entrees. I always thought restaurants serve too much food, but with half entrees it's perfect. I had the scallops and they were very... 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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