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Bully's East

#593 of 3,754 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
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2401 Camino Del Rio S, San Diego, CA 92108-3701 (Texas Street)
(619) 291-2665
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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San Diego, California
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Early dinner with two friends. Great local watering hole with excellent food and service. This is the place to take your out of town visitors.

Thank Lamarb7234
Westampton, New Jersey
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great dinner if you want a great steak and pleasant atmosphere. Staff tuned us in to the game we wanted to see while we dined.

Thank njdjtj
Blackwood, New Jersey, United States
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

A little busy, took some time to get our food. I didn't care for the salad that came with the meal. The kitchen was backed up due to a party of 30 I feel like they should have been prepared to manage that better though.

Thank Accordgal
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

No Stars! Just had the worst dinner experience of my life and felt compelled to write this to warn anyone else who may be looking to eat here. I rarely write a review. I understand that at times a bad meal will get out of the kitchen but this went beyond that to the extreme! Had reservations for 10. Table... More 

Thank Twringo
Anchorage, Alaska
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

While looking for a place for dinner, I was going to turn around to cross the highway here. Saw the outside, said they should have the olympics on with all their TVs. Went on a Sunday night. If we could have watched the olympics, we would have been happy. But the food was amazing. I had coconut macadamia nut crusted... More 

Thank Kiska24
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

This was a place which had great food. Not the usual food for a sports bar type restaurant. The house margarita was like the ones on the beach in Nuevo Vallarta. Yummy. Service was good.

Thank Larry H
Newberg, Oregon
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138 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Bully's looks more bar than restaurant. But do not be deceived. It is a fantastic steak restaurant. I had the best ribeye I have had in a long time. There were many other delicious things on the menu. Service was friendly. Had to wait a bit because they were so busy. But it as worth it

Thank Mgnart
San Diego, California
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The prime rib is excellent. It is expensive but it's hard to find a place with good service and good food which this place has. The deserts are good, too. It has a lot of tvs for sports, too.

Thank Coffeebj
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63 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

Part sports bar part steakhouse/pub. This place is a great little gem hidding next to the freeway. The locals know it but if you blink you'll miss it. We went for lunch, patty melt and chicken sandwich, both with fries. Portions are generous and it was all we could do to finish, but by God we did. Great food, good... More 

Thank John K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Casual to just above casual local spot with great steaks and service! I found this spot via a local friend several years ago, it's a must eat stop EVERY time I'm back in the area. I've never had a less than stellar meal here.

Thank Josh M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $30
American, Bar, Steakhouse, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, 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: 2401 Camino Del Rio S, San Diego, CA 92108-3701
    (Texas Street)
  • Public Transportation: Located on Texas Street directly out front of Bully's East there are two bus stops, one heading South up Texas Street and one heading North down towards Qualcomm Way.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
  • Neighborhood: Mission Valley / Hotel Circle
  • Phone Number: (619) 291-2665

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