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Lamplighter

817 W Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103-1804
(619) 298-3624
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Ranked #2,098 of 4,067 Restaurants in San Diego
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- Mar 7, 2014
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English first
San Diego
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Local joint, cash bar only - cheap drinks. I'm not into karaoke but I still love going there. There is such a mix of people that end up there, never just one type of crowd. I'm not a "Norm from Cheers" or anything remotely close to that, but I have been going there every so often for the last 15... More

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Palm Springs, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2010

If you are a performer, be prepared to tip the KJ....big... as in 15 bukus., otherwise he wont even look at you. Good thing about this bar is cheap drinks therefore lots of drunks who can't sing....I can't figure out why that old kj is still there though. This is not a place for genuine karaoke singers.

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San Diego
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2009

He was so Rude! it was my bff's birthday and he wanted to go sing Karaoke so bad and i wanted to also so we went with 3 other friends and the DJ was so rude, when i mentioned to him that it was my friends Bday he looked at me with "so?" ugh! i was shocked! after submitting our... More

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san diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2008

If you want to have an assume time go to the lamp the drinks are also not expensive like they are in the gas lamp

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2008

It's like seeing the Americon Idol Auditions "Live". Love it!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2008

really strong cheap drinks and cool scene but I HATE that you have to bribe the DJ a lot of money to sing karaoke. Friends gave him $15 for 1 song and never got to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2008

The best dive bar karaoke experience in San Diego!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2008

very fun karoake dive bar

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2007

Dive KAraoke Bar, what's not to love? I can't imagine they have food here...

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