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Kansas City Barbeque

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610 W Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6720
+1 619-231-9680
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great staff, average prices. I travel a lot for work and always eat at BBQ places. I rated it average because the meat was not as smoky as I like it.

Thank Tommy S
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed across the street from this place and we took out a rib dinner. The food wasn't too good.The ribs didn't have a lot of taste to them.

Thank Craig M S
Campinas, SP
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, with great attendants and great burger! Excellent place to drink and remember movie Top Gun.

Thank Luís V
Crawley, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to go because it was the location of the Sleazy Cafe from Top Gun. The food isn't great. But credit to them they provide a free Thanksgiving Dinner every year to serving military.

Thank colindjones
Oxford, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered four starter plates for lunch (there were three of us) as well as beers. The food was so-so, but please do not order the spicy chips unless you like eating salt. We left them all (after a taste) and weren't quizzed as to why by the waitress. The overbearing TV's on the walls was a little off putting... More 

Thank KinkyNoodle
Olympia, Washington
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94 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch was served in quick order and your waitress is prompt in refilling your drink order. The food is not terrific pretty normal with it's flavor, but will hit the hunger spot. It is close walking distance from several downtown hotels.

Thank onemarcat
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot to eat lunch. I had the baby back ribs and they were good. On a side note "Top Gun" was filmed here.

Thank David G
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93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice ambiance restaurant focused on the fact that some top gun scene were filmed here (explanations on the menu). Funny, but the food was not great.... Went back to the conference feeling that meal for a few hours... But fun experience

Thank Ana Clara B
Dallas, Texas
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love BBQ beer and Top Gun, you need to be here! So fun to stand, sit, stare at the place that had the bar scene from the movie. We had a blast taking pics! The BBQ is great. Surprised me really since I am from TX. Done right. Craft beer makes it better! I am surprised at the... More 

Thank NeverStopReaching
Grain Valley, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there on Sunday morning to watch the KC Chiefs football game. The owner is from the KC area so they have a back room full of KC Royals and KC Chiefs memorabilia. The room filled up with Chiefs fans that live in the San Diego area. It was a great time. The rest of the bar is full... More 

Thank MikeTheTraveler56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 W Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6720
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-231-9680

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?