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City Barbeque

5025 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3009
+1 619-222-4311
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (10 reviews)
“coleslaw” (3 reviews)
“mac n cheese” (2 reviews)
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11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5025 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3009
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Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

This was our third choice after Raglans and Noodle House had too long of a wait. Happy to find tasty barbecue at a reasonable price. Ordered at front and brought to our table. Son and I both had pork ribs, mine medium spicy and his...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed March 21, 2017

I suppose its the only BBQ pit in town because its that good. Recently remodeled this is the perfect place to watch your favorite game.

Thank joshuautley
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

This is the best BBQ I've had in a LONG time!!!! It was hard to pick what to get!!! We loved it all! Fun place to eat dinner and people watch in ocean beach!

Thank Zoie D
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were staying down the street, and he has gotten the bbq burrito, which is awesome, so we got takeout for dinner. I expected better, considering there were awards up in the wall and the burrito is awesome. I got the pulled...More

Thank marie056
Reviewed October 7, 2016

It's easy to find. The staff is friendly and the prices are reasonable considering the location (only a rock throw away from the beach). A plateful of meat and a pint costs 20-22 bucks including taxes. A great place to stop by before hitting the...More

Thank Aleksi H
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We had a hamburguer and Half Chiken with 2 sides each. Very tasty meat and not too spicy. I recommend you to share dishes because everything is huge. Good location near by the beach.

Thank Alberto G
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Called in on spec for lunch. BBQ joint, choose, pay at the counter they bring to you. Brisket sandwich was lovely, as were the chicken sandwich and black angus burger. Staff were a good laugh and the lady taking care of the beers knew her...More

Thank grubhound
Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner and was blown away at how good this BBQ was! I had the pork rib/wing combo plate - 3 large meaty pork ribs and 4 chicken wings (choice of FOUR sauces, I opted for BBQ), Mac n cheese and garlic toast...More

Thank whiningyapper
Reviewed June 13, 2016

I had the ribs, onion rings, and cole slaw. The onion rings were probably the best part. Very tasty and appropriately salted. The ribs were pretty good, but I would expect the person whose job is to cut the meat for the plates would have...More

Thank Brandon H
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Friendly Laid Back Atmosphere, I had the Barbecue Pulled beef Sandwich. It was very tasty. Nice Place to go to relax, especially during Happy Hour. Over All Food Was Good. I wouldn't Take children there in the evening but lunch time would be Kid Friendly...More

Thank Erika231682
bbqhousesd, Owner at City Barbeque, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

Thank you for recently recommending our business and for sharing with the online consumer community your positive experience. Please introduce yourself next time you visit as we would like to extend our appreciation in person.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
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American, Barbecue, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5025 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107-3009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Ocean Beach
  • Neighborhood: Ocean Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 619-222-4311
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