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J Bar

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Address: 616 J St, San Diego, CA 92101-7018
Phone Number: +1 619-531-0105
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rooftop terrace in San Diego

Visited on a Wednesday evening & stayed for a couple of cocktails with a group of colleagues. The bar was relatively quiet while we were there & I personally found the service to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 25, 2014
Jane A
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

While visiting San Diego my wife and I found a gem of a bar and restaurant in the J Six, located at 616 J Street in the Gaslamp Quarter. The decor is contemporary, the food is organic and local produce. The food is delicious. We had roasted Maine scallops with chorizo, corn, onions, basil, cilantro, and fingerling potatoes. My wife... More 

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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2015

I have been frequenting this bar for years. It is one of the few rooftop bars that manages to maintain a great lounge environment without the typical Gaslamp chaos. No DJ's, loud music, or the typical trappings of rooftop bars downtown. Truly a welcome escape from the chaos of clubs like Hard Rock, Omnia, or Fluxx. Great spot to grab... More 

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2014

Visited on a Wednesday evening & stayed for a couple of cocktails with a group of colleagues. The bar was relatively quiet while we were there & I personally found the service to be friendly & enjoyed being on a rooftop terrace in the city. I would visit again.

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San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2007

This should be a great place to go in downtown San Diego! Jbar is in a killer location and has a great outside vibe for those who want to enjoy the summer time weather! However, the service at this place is horrible and keeps getting worse! I have be going to Jbar off and on since it opened and I... More 

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San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2007

Jbar is the rooftop bar at the Solamar Hotel in San Diego. We've visited several times, and each time the good and bad points have remained consistent, so I feel confident giving you this review. The bar area sits next to a cabana/pool area that is obviously a poor knockoff of the W Hotels chain. The Jbar pool area is... More 

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