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Wonderland Ocean Pub

$$ - $$$American, ,
5083 Santa Monica Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-2883
+1 619-255-3358
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“tacos” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5083 Santa Monica Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-2883
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here every time we visit San Diego. The food is always fantastic and the service is great as well. We love the view of Ocean Beach from the bar at Wonderland. Best Bloody Mary in town. Best breakfast in town. Best lunch in...More

Thank CClifford505
Reviewed January 6, 2018

PROS- -Beautiful location with lots of great views -good selections -great service -reasonable prices CONS- -had a long wait for a table -had to wait to order lunch -way too noisy- they need noise abatement panels

Thank Alzira Z
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous restaurant with open air seating. Perfect place to watch the sunset in ocean beach second floor window seats. Order the buffalo cauliflower app, it wad tasty! Gotta love ob and it's hippy feel!

Thank Traveling_addiction
Reviewed January 2, 2018

I don't know why go to a place thats this packed all the time, this busy, and yet complain about the noise. It's like my new neighbors who complain about the airport and planes constantly taking off. Do you not see the people or know...More

Thank Radclyffe S
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

If you want to have an amazing vantage point to watch the sunset go to Wonderland. Their seating is perfectly directed towards the sunset and there is tons to see other than the sun setting. They have delicious food and I totally recommend going there.

Thank Ann C
Reviewed November 29, 2017

Four of us went to WOP based on a Yelp search and found the food to be good, the service was good, the views of the ocean was great, but the many TVs and volume created too much noise. If you like a noisy bar...More

Thank Spartan58
Reviewed November 12, 2017

We visited in November so there was no view at dinner time. It was so loud you could not have a conversation, the service was fine but the food was just average. During the day the view would be good, and they have lots of...More

Thank Banks214
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Upstairs open air views at sunset were amazing, great selection of local craft beers and the foor is really good, lobster & fish tacos were our choice.

1  Thank BuntingAZ
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Lunch at this venue was an inclusion on our beaches tour with SDR Tours. We dined upstairs at Wonderland which was located on the first floor with fantastic views of Ocean Beach. For something different I tried the Shrimp Burger and my wife the Chicken...More

1  Thank tommomelbourne
Reviewed October 21, 2017

I had meals here on two occasions over a 6 day stay in Ocean Beach and service was excellent and the views over the beach especially at sunset were amazing however the food was only average. Beers were good though I will be back for...More

1  Thank JOC834
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May 27, 2015|
Response from Jamie V | Property representative |
Yes, our establishment is open to all ages until the kitchen closes. Unless there is a special 21+ event.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5083 Santa Monica Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-2883
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-255-3358
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Using the culture and history of Ocean Beach as a foundation, Wonderland Ocean Pub was created to exemplify all that is great about this laid back beachfront community. Wonderland strives to provide a neighborly atmosphere, where you will always be treated like part of the family. With a view unparalleled to any other, come experience the coastal inspired menu or grab a cold pint of local craft brew.
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