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Callahan's Pub & Brewery

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Bar, American, Pub
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8111 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92126-2601
858-578-7892
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9:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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San Diego, CA
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80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I have been to Callahan's many times and it's a great place to get together with friends and family. The food is simple but good. I am not a beer drinker but my husband always enjoys whatever he gets there. They are a big supporter of the local community including the local high school which I really appreciate as a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Love the Irish nachos ...good beer. Used to go here often but recently been surprised not very busy anymore.

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Thank ROSIE D
Salt Lake City, Utah
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159 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Callahan's Pub & Brewery was close to our hotel so we just wandered over and had dinner. It was lively with all sorts of tables being loud and watching sports etc. They had a great selection of beers on tap, happy hour and the food was great. Our two boys (6 and 8) even loved it. We would probably go... More 

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were in town for 6 days visiting our Marine and had 1 lunch, 1 afternoon killing time and 1 dinner there. The day bartender had lots of great tips about the Padres.. If you go to the game what to do whre to sit etc. The staff is very friendly and the food was good.

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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390 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

If you crave Irish cuisine, and you are in San Diego, Callahan's is the place. There corned beef and cabbage was very good, and they have many other Irish dishes. Their microbrewed beers do not rise to the same level, except the IPA. The Blueberry wheat had no blueberry flavor, most of the other beers were average at best….but go... More 

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Arizona
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

We sat on the patio and had to ask for service. This was one place which boasted a dog friendly location, yet we had to ask for water for our dogs. We spend more money than we expected for a pub. We were visiting with a local friend while visiting. We didn't feel like guests. We felt like we were... More 

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San Diego
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

We have been eyeing this place for a while but, we were never in the area when we would remember to swing by. I will from now on. We came Sunday aaround 11:00A and the place was already full. Football was on all the TV's, they must have a dozen or so. Our waitress, Erika, was very personable and quick... More 

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Staunton, Virginia
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

Great food! I love the corn beef and cabbage. Their grasshopper pie is to die for! I could eat the whole slice by myself. :) there are tvs all over to watch sports. Arcade games and everyone is friendly because lots of locals go here to eat. They have wing night where it's usually busy but worth the wait. :)

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Thank Cassie P
Rancho Cucamonga
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

The food was good, the beer was excellent (try the sampler) and the atmosphere was exactly what we expected. It's a PUB! There are TVs everywhere with every game on (the night we went there was soccer, softball, baseball & basketball). Little noisy which was just fine. Our party had 10 of us that included a couple of kids and... More 

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San Diego
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154 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 435 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

I was in the Mira Mesa area and decided to stop in at Callahans around 6 pm. Usually I am happy with the service, food, drink and atmosphere, but not this time. The service was on the lower end of acceptable in terms of speed. But the main problem was that the canned country western music (in an Irish bar)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Bar, American, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8111 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92126-2601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 858-578-7892

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