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Kaminski's BBQ & Sports Lounge

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12735 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064-4443
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to watch the sooners Play every Saturday for 3 years now, while it gets "crazy busy " the service is adequate to good. When I go in the mornings, MEL , waits on me, She has giving me and my pastor when we can attend the games, the best service ever. I hope she knows how... More 

Thank davidhorn0824
San Diego
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117 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Typical sports bar atmosphere. Ordinary fried fare. (Tasted like the oil in the fryers hadn't been filtered or changed in awhile.) Overpriced for what you get, but there's a reason for that. Kaminski's has offered Groupon-like deals and they accept the 2-for-1 Passport Dining card. So when you don't have one of these discounts, you wind up paying an inflated... More 

Thank SDBeachbum
Poway, California
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56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I made the mistake of going here on game night. It was crowded such that there was a wait for tables. It was loud. Kids got restless. Once we were seated, the food took some time to come. I wouldn't have minded the above, but I felt the food was overpriced at $20/plate (small plate, I might add) - it... More 

Thank uclalum
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Friendly service, great food, and all the sports on the overhead screens that you can imagine! Happy Hour is lively with many good menu options; I really like the hummus plate. But don't miss the Barbecue -- that's what this place is really all about. Mighty delicious sangria too!

Thank Jan S
West Hollywood, California
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71 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Just ok. I met a regular who stated that l ordered the wrong things. I would think Baby Back Ribs would be a headliner. Mine were very dry and tasteless, except for the sauce. The order came out of the kitchen in less than 10 minutes so perhaps, we are just doing a reheat. The potato chips were cold, unsalted... More 

Thank ciaoallan
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

The BBQ is really good. Love the sauce and the portions. The mashed potatoes are especially yummy! They also have some board games in the sports bar area, which is really cool. Got both teens off of their phones and played scrabble before our food got there. Would definitely recommend this place.

Thank Andrea R
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We came in with a group of 8 , could only be seated in the bar area. Food was good, but a bit too pricey for me. Waitress was good, got the order mostly right. Don't know if I would go back. Food was good but not good.

Thank Linda S
San Mateo, California
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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

What a terrific evening at Kaminskys! The service for our table of 12 was superb! The food was wonderful (my baby backs & potato salad was so delicious!) and the large choice of on tap beer was perfect. Friday night karaoke was FUN! Great sports bar! Can't wait to enjoy my ribs, beer & sports teams!

Thank Judy H
Poway, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

An excellent restaurant with wonderful BBQ and all the fixings. Great casual sports bar atmosphere for family, friends or even solo,

Thank William R
San Diego
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We love Kaminski's!!!! A perfect spot if you like good food and have little kids!!! TV 's everywhere for the sports fan!

Thank JAWUSanDiego

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:59 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12735 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064-4443
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Poway

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?