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Address: 143 S Cedros Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075-1970
Phone Number: 1-858-481-9022

This massive venue showcases a wide variety of internationally recognized...

This massive venue showcases a wide variety of internationally recognized musical acts.

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Great intimate venue

We saw The Proclaimers at the Belly Up last night. It was our first venture into what we have long heard was an excellent venue. It didn't disappoint. The staff was friendly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We saw The Proclaimers at the Belly Up last night. It was our first venture into what we have long heard was an excellent venue. It didn't disappoint. The staff was friendly and efficient; the acoustics were good and the atmosphere was ideal; not to big, not to small. Parking was abundant (and free!!). We will definitely be paying attention... More 

Thank YosemiteTraveler875
Solana Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been coming to the B.U.T. for the past 20 years!!! it is definitely the best concert house in town. The atmosphere is great, and the concerts' lineup are fabulous, and the prices are affordable The bar service is very good. The concerts have a great diversity for all the different musical taste, from Country to Reggae, from classical... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Venue to see her. Had dinner next door and it was superb! The staff at both were very accommodating and personable. We had a very enjoyable date night.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

Whenever I'm in San Diego, I go to the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach. Was visiting last week and went on Sunday with friends. Main act was "The Highwaymen Show" (covering original Highwaymen songs, aka Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, etc.). Didn't know what to expect. Normally I'm not a country western fan but we thoroughly had a great time.... More 

Thank bevhorsley
San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

The Belly Up Tavern has a wide range of musicians and entertainers. We've enjoyed the Happy Hour (Atomic Groove), battle of cover bands (Tom Petty and Hotel California ((Eagles)) and most recently The Marshall Tucker Band. There is some assigned seating, but many times it is first-come, first-served. We've always had a great time, regardless of the crowds. During the... More 

Thank SLindseySanDiego
Lake Elsinore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Booked reserved seating for a concert our friends were performing in The Six String Society concert. The best night ever. Check out The entertainment at the Belly Up. Outstanding performers. We had never been here before but will definitely be coming back. Great two story bar, awesome entertainment, customer service was great. We were welcomed and treated well. Our seats... More 

Thank mwandot
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Small venue concert venue! They bring in great talent and you are within 20-30 feet on the stage. Grab a seat early because they go fast and enjoy the evening.

Thank SDquilter
Encinitas, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Watched Blue Oyster Cult last night at the Belly Up- great venue, good service, amazing shows at a reasonable price.....check the calendar frequently and if there is a band you want to see definitely go!!! Great sound system and every seat or areas to stand is close to the stage...

Thank ABCisme
Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

I've been here numerous times over the years. The Belly Up has a continuous stream of national touring artists of high quality. I've never had a problem here. The interior decor is cool, sound has always been excellent, and it has never been too overcrowded for me (and I've seen some major performers here). Bottom line - to me it's... More 

Thank George M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

If you want to enjoy the concert and in intimate atmosphere this is the place! They have everything from small acts to marquee names play here.

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