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Back Alley Grill

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$$ - $$$,
925 W San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, CA 92078-1109
+1 760-736-4400
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good9%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
Apr 3, 2018
“They are closed forever!”
May 17, 2017
“Delicious Food & Friendly Service”
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
925 W San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, CA 92078-1109
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed April 3, 2018

Went to Back Alley Grill tonight and they had a sign saying they are closed forever! Waaahhhhhh, I really liked their grilled burgers, cool beer on tap and pool tables. It wa a great place to hand out - i guess we have to go...More

Thank infoI4237JJ
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Yum, yum, yum! We had a variety of food from chicken sandwich to Cole slaw, all was delicious. The chicken is marinated in a special citrus marinade that melts in your mouth. The hamburgers are cooked to perfection. If you want something different, get the...More

Thank SDLocal
Reviewed February 15, 2017

My wife and I have had weekend lunches here several times and have always found the staff extremely pleasant and helpful. The food is consistent and very good (otherwise we would not continue to come back).

Thank Don W
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Literally everything on the menu is awesome. The service is always personal and prompt. Our usual include the ultimate melt, sweet tater tots, tacos, wings, etc.

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed May 18, 2016

I've said it before and I'll say it again. This place is great, for the most part. The Sevice was a bit slow and it wasn't even that crowded. Would really like for that to improve. The food was great. These folk certainly know how...More

Thank James M
Reviewed September 12, 2015

Took a co worker there for his birthday, the Sevice was great, food was good and the cows were out in the pasture. Just go see for yourself.

Thank James M
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Met some friends who are steady customers. They suggested I have a burger which I did. Wow! Talk about big and juicy! I had to eat it slow to enjoy it all. A great recommendation.

Thank dennis b
Reviewed February 18, 2015

food is always excellent and fresh. Like the atmosphere inside. Have never sat outside because I have a health issue.

Thank Diane B
Reviewed September 13, 2014

We had a large group for lunch on a Saturday. The servers were friendly, fast and courteous. The menu is the ordinary fare you'd expect from a neighborhood café and features a variety of burgers. The outside patio was just right for this warm day...More

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed August 31, 2013

We discovered this place last year and it just feels like home when you're there. Very friendly, comfortable atmosphere. Nice patio with large tables for big groups, horse shoe pits, real beachy vibe (like you're at the beach -- sans an ocean). The food (especially...More

2  Thank travelincalifmom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 925 W San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, CA 92078-1109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 760-736-4400
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