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611 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6915 (5th and Market)
+1 619-233-7327
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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147 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in on our first evening in San Diego and we were very pleased both with the drinks and small plates ( tuna poke, fish tacos, shrimp with grits). Oh my such fresh deliciousness! Go for happy hours (4:30-7)and enjoy the small plates for a low, low price. Sit on the street high tops and admire ( or ogle) the... More 

Thank Ronnjonna
Dallas, TX
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338 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a business dinner and tried a lot of things but the most memorable were the 2 bone-in tomahawk ribeye steaks. The bones must have been as long as my leg. They'll cut them up for you upon request so they can be easily consumed by a large party. They have lots of great cocktails available as well.

Thank mr_hand
Dublin, Ireland
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at Searsucker on our first night and it didn't disappoint. The food was excellent and the staff both friendly and knowledgeable. Well worth a visit

Thank andrewDublin_Ireland
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Went with a group during Comic-Con which was super busy. Not nearly enough bartenders. They could sold a lot more drinks. Otherwise, very attentive staff. The hostess comped a round of champagne when our table wasn't ready on time. Very nice gesture and we didn't have to wait long in the end. The restaurant was really fun and lively but... More 

Thank PhilNTed
Uniontown, Ohio
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for appetizers. Had the baked Brie which was just ok. It seemed to be warmed with jam on top ....nothing special ...something I do at home. We also ordered the Blue crab cake which was good. Even though we were disappointed I may try this restaurant in the future for lunch or dinner.

Thank RochelleMarino
Montgomery Village
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Great food and service but a bit pricey. Liked the ambience and overall feel. Good stop for dinner or drinks. The only take away is it tries a bit too hard to be trendy.

Thank Patrick3734
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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866 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 561 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Celebrity chef Brian Malarkey's restaurant is a homerun! It was a beautiful night in San Diego so we opted to eat outdoors. The service was impeccable. Our server had personality plus, made sure our drinks were filled and helped us with menu suggestions. My daughter and I split the crab cakes and the mussels. Oh my, the mussels and the... More 

Thank minnesotans4
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232 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

I had dinner here with a colleague (a few people had suggested it for us). Amazing food, great service, and wonderful atmosphere. Interesting mixed drinks, too. Fantastic dessert. Don't miss this place or you'll really be missing out!

Thank Diane123Diane
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149 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Great food, a bit pricy but excellent service and ambience. To be recommended. They have mediumsize portions for around 15 usd which will do if you are not very hungry but just want to enjoy the place. Their signature meal id a 75 usd tbone with the whole tomahawk left in. 1 pound meat.

Thank MatsRabe
Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This was our favourite evening whilst in San Diego. Menu was amazing, staff lots of fun and terrific wine list. We trusted our wine selection to our server and WOW, it was AMAZING !!!! Great fun decor too.

Thank Kath086

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6915
    (5th and Market)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-233-7327
Seated in the heart of the Gaslamp District, Searsucker serves New American Classic cuisine paired with specialty cocktails and unique local brews.

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