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The Field Authentic Irish Pub and Restaurant

#120 of 3,753 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
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544 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6926
+1 619-232-9840
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Tacoma, Washington
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71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Irish food. Staff were great. Definitely popular and for a good reason. Inside was great seating. But outdoor was good too. One of the best in the G. District.

Thank BBlkburn
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time here. Prices are good but the staff are better. Shane from cavan in particular was great craic and dead sound

Thank Michael D
Chula Vista, California
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249 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Irish food is famous for potato lovers and this place will not disappoint in this regard, overall the food is OK. The service OK. Nice Irish pub decor. Great location in the middle of the gaslamp district. Many TV showing sports.

Lake Forest, CA USA
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Located midblock on 5th Avenue in the Gaslamp district of downtown San Diego, the Field “Authentic” Irish pub is a genuine Irish experience. Everything, the floors, the walls, the bar, the light fixtures, the waiters, and barmaids are from Ireland. This Irish mecca for football, soccer and rugby is small, crowded, dark, loud and wonderful. We like to sit in... More 

Thank Cotoman
Havelock, North Carolina, United States
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Great Irish food choices and everything everybody in my group picked was delicious! The prices are reasonable, the staff was accommodating and friendly, and it was a great choice among so many choices!

Thank Pam J
Irvine, California
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

when ever I visit San Diego I always make sure to visit The Field, great Irish pub with a good selection of Irish beers and even a real Irishman behind the bar.

Thank errol b
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Went here before the Cubs game to have some lunch/beers...I ordered the corned beef sandwich and my husband had the fish n chips...my sandwich was good...but after trying the fish n chips I realized I ordered wrong..haha. The beer was very cold and the service excellent. Might I add, the restrooms were very nice and clean..that's always a plus.

Thank Michelle M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Met some friends here for a drink. My daughter had apple juice ... All appeared ok but then noticed some kind of slug or sludge or *something* totally gross that had floated to the top of the glass and was hanging over the edge - yuk! The managers' response was interesting to say the least, needless to say I wasn't... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We visited The Field twice during our stay in San Diego, both times for drinks and on both occasions it was distinctly average. Toilets need upgrading too

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Baltimore, MD
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Wife, daughter and I went here last night. Started with a Half-N-Half and later got a Guiness. Good pours on both. We started with the combo appetizer. I would have liked to see more skins and rings for the price but what we did get was good. Irish-accented waitress recommended the Fish and Chips came very hot and did not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6926
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-9840
Join us in our turn of the century Irish pub, shipped piece by piece from Ireland and relocated in the heart of San Diego's Historic Gaslamp Quarter.As soon as you walk through the door you will be enveloped by the warm relaxing atmosphere of an old Irish country pub. Irish people the world over have earned a reputation for their friendliness and hospitality, so our crew will make you feel welcome and relaxed as soon as you meet them.Our menu includes all of your Irish favorites, like shepherd's pie, corned beef and cabbage, fish and chips, Guinness beef stew, boxty dishes and full Irish breakfast served all day.The Field is happy to offer discounted food and drinks during happy hour, from opening until 7 PM Monday - Friday.The air at The Field is filled with the buzz of people engaging in the art of conversation, savoring the homemade food, enjoying the traditional music and of course the clink of glasses as revelers sample one of our many imported draft beers. If you prefer something a little stronger, we boast one of San Diego's largest selection of single malt and blended whiskey. Irish, Scotch, Bourbon, and Rye are all available, with over 50 different labels in all.

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