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Bankers Hill

#307 of 3,769 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2202 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-2112
+1 619-231-0222
4:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 4:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
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San Diego, California
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Open design yet not too loud like many popular restaurants. Be sure to try the broiled Brussels sprouts appetizer---really yummy! Menu changes daily.

Thank Bemlaw
Scottsdale, Arizona
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242 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

If you're on a Southwest flight Gates 3-10 anywhere near the time of cocktail hour forget getting a table/chair. But the food is terrific. Fresh, funky. Standing room only.

Thank NonaKim
Terryl G, Owner at Bankers Hill, responded to this review

Glad you liked it. We love the hustle and bustle of the airport location. Thanks for reviewing us More 

San Antonio, Texas
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87 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Food is wonderful- they seem to have a small menu that has something for everyone. Service is great, people are so pleasant.

Thank Leah P
Terryl G, Owner at Bankers Hill, responded to this review

Glad to hear we are doing a good job. Thanks for reviewing us. More 

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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our food - smoked salmon crepes and eggs benedict, also with smoked salmon instead of Canadian bacon. Both were delicious.

Thank Steve K
Terryl G, Owner at Bankers Hill, responded to this review

Hey Steve, So glad to hear you like the Smoked Salmon Benedict too. It's new on the menu and one of my favorite dishes... along with the Chilaquiles that is. Hope to see you soon and thanks for the review. More 

San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Went to Brunch here with a group of friends. We got seated in the back area, which was great for a big group of us. I had their bloody Mary and it was the first time that I have ever had bloody Mary with devil’s egg. It was absolute fantastic! I ended up having 2 by the end of brunch.... More 

Thank Perapol D
New Braunfels, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

I'm probably being a little harsh for a place that has a cool vibe and the quality of the food is good. The service was excellent. They do change the menu daily so maybe it was an off day. The Pork belly tapas was bean over powering and therefore lost the real pork flavor. The polenta stuffed chili was good... More 

Thank hbear4593
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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138 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I visited the airport location for breakfast!! Wow! Great Blueberry pancakes and apple chicken sausage!! Friendly service and I thought I got a lot for my dollar!!

Thank xoft
Terryl G, Owner at Bankers Hill, responded to this review

Awesome to hear! Thanks for the review. Happy Travels More 

Santa Barbara, California
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123 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Located in the Bankers Hill neighborhood in San Diego, not far from the center of downtown, is this little gem. Operating in a renovated garage-type building, this a great place for a good meal. The menu covers a selection of meat, chicken and fish--all of which looked appetizing. The burger, however, is the go-to dish. Nice selection of wines and... More 

Thank Penn69
United States
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148 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Have enjoyed both dinners eaten here.The food is fresh, inventive and beautifully presented and the cocktails are good. The service is good. It's a bit cramped, but that's not uncommon in popular, good restaurants. Worth a try, in my opinion, especially if you are staying close by.

Thank aaardvark
Terryl G, Owner at Bankers Hill, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice words. We are trying our best everyday :) Hope to see you on your next visit. Terryl More 

Faded grandeur on the Avon.
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

A wonderful evening, in a stylish and sophisticated atmosphere. Excellent wine list, and our party of 7, enjoyed a wide selection from the imaginative menu. Without exception, every meal was a sensation. Our table wasn't ready when we arrived, and we were left wanting on occasion. However, would certainly visit again.

Thank Davo39

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2202 4th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-2112
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-231-0222

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