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The Ritual Tavern

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4095 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104-2601
619-283-1720
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Barstow, California
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266 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

A friend of mine told me about this place a couple of years ago and I felt it was time to give it a chance. Liz thought the interior was really cute...I felt it was very comfortable and inviting. We took a table in the back cause "we hate listening to other diners" especially the loud and obnoxious ones who... More 

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Thank heuster3
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I stopped in here by chance after working at the Young Hickory coffee house across the street. After a long day of computer staring, I needed some good food and drink. The Bloody Mary mix is from Ballast Point and is delicious- super spicy and had a ton of pickled veggies on top. I was surprised to see some great... More 

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Thank Tamara-Cross
New Orleans
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106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

The back patio has a lot of flies. The food was pretty good. We thought the mussels were a little old. Service was friendly and efficient. The $5.00 happy hour wine was also nice.

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Livonia, Michigan
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Saw the menu for this place online and being new to SD decided to try it out. Came here on a Saturday night and they were really busy. Unfortunately when we walked in the front (where the hostess stand should be but they don't have one) several waitstaff walked by numerous times before anyone greeted us or said anything like... More 

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Alpine
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84 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My friends seemed to like their burgers. I ordered the special of the night which was supposedly seared opah cheeks with sesame crust, goat cheese, tomatoes and greens. The opah was not seared, no crust, very little cheese, terrible tomatoes. Only the greens were good. The waitress had a total attitude at the end when we got the check. She... More 

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Thank Kathy D
Boise, Idaho
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54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Our table of three was forgotten continually. They were having a cd party in the front room and all the focus was on that. We ordered around of drinks and needed a minute to look over the menu. After a long time someone else brought our drinks out. We had to flag down another server to ask our server to... More 

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Thank Marlaynas
San Diego, California
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Go for the muscles in white wine sauce, or the newly added beef brisket. 2 very good items. Also try and make it on a Wednesday night (except the 3rd Wed. of each month) for Trio Gadjo, a gypsy jazz band that does a great job and plays a good variety of other classic jazz as well. Perfect place for... More 

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Thank shaun m
Cumming, Iowa
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013 via mobile

Took our family of 4 (includig a 4 & 6 year old) here after going site-seeing. Fabulous atmosphere! Had a patio in front dining inside and a beer garden in the back. We stayed in since we had been in the sun all day. My husband had the catch of the day served with fingerling potatoes. The catch of the... More 

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Thank kafek8t
San Diego, California
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444 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Ritual Tavern has a very good selection of beer and much better than average food for a "bar" type eatery. We enjoyed everything on their limited but unique menu. Especially enjoyed the house made sauces.

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Thank TheSpeis
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012 via mobile

Great little bar with outdoor areas in the back and front. Beer list changes every week. Bar staff are really friendly. Haven't eaten there but the food looks good!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $20
Cuisine
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4095 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104-2601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-283-1720

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