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Calvins' Restaurant and Sportsbar


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Bar, Pub, American
Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

This was once the best steak house east of El Cajon. After being sold by Ms. Martino, the last few owners have failed to live up to it's predecessor. The restaurant is once again up for sale. It is closed at this time. The closure...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank bnsf1955
Reviewed April 15, 2017

About the only option for dinner in Pine Valley, Calvin's is a full service restaurant with a separate sports bar section. A good menu as well as a full bar is available. We ate there twice after hiking in the Laguna Mountains nearby. On the...More

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed September 5, 2016

Our pre-Labor Day took us out of the very hot Imperial Valley to San Diego Mountain communities with a lot of others. Julian was so crowded that we just drove through and decided to rather try our luck in Pine Valley. We had planned on...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Prischap
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I entered at 9:50pm on Saturday night , and the kitchen closed at 10. The locals hang out out back and play horseshoe. Everyone was friendly and pleasant to talk to. I was sent on a mission to retrieve a pizza for my wife who...More

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed March 11, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in Pine Valley just to find somewhere to stay and discovered Calvin's by chance. The food was very tasty, they had some decent beer and wine and we were made to feel very welcome by the staff.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Janet D
Reviewed February 22, 2016

My kids and I stayed in Pine Valley as part of a mini-dude ranch experience at Rockin CW Ranch (booked through VRBO). We did trail rides during the day and then were too tired to cook diner. :-) So we explored the local eateries. Calvin's...More

Date of visit: February 2016
1  Thank kara f
Reviewed November 19, 2014

Excellent Salads and Burgars, The Sports Bar is very conferrable and friendly, the drinks are made for your like-ings

Date of visit: October 2014
1  Thank X8608CBchris
Reviewed August 19, 2014

So, been meaning to stop by for a meal, and finally made it last night. Small homey rustic sportsbar with good food. My picky daughter didn't like the nachos because they use home made chips and home made beans, but I loved it as well...More

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank Mustangangi
Reviewed July 6, 2014

Chicken sandwich was passable, but the worst fish tacos and coffee on the planet. The place is nice, just the food is terrible. Fish tacos in a nice restaurant are supposed to have fish (not deep fried stuff in horrible tasting oil), also cabbage, tomatoes,...More

Date of visit: July 2014
2  Thank Athena73
Reviewed December 21, 2011

Nothing special here. Iceberg lettuce, watery soup, fried whatever. Not health food that's for certain.

Date of visit: June 2011
2  Thank iShadowcatcher
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