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Waterfront Bar & Grill

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$$ - $$$American, ,
2044 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-1751
+1 619-232-9656
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (29 reviews)
“fried onions” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2044 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-1751
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great hamburgers. Sunday mornings breakfast have eggs with chorizo! Lots of regulars. Actually much larger than the photo would lead you to believe. Parking is a problem.

Thank MaryLS
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Nice laid back atmosphere with a unique history. Don't expect elegant but certainly worth the stop. Has become my favorite San Diego bar.

Thank Jaysker
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Had a great time, met fun people, had great drinks and service. A really cool bar. My wife, granddaughter and daughter were doing the 1/2 Rock & Roll marathon, while I sat and enjoyed this place.

Thank Q7676IKjamesw
Reviewed July 4, 2018

I just read an article about a place we've been to many times and I don't think I've ever written about. The Waterfront is a great place in downtown San Diego. They made the top 101 burgers in the US according to Yelp and the...More

Thank 367Advisor
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

Visited a few weeks ago with some family from the area. Had a few drinks, really cool atmosphere especially since it’s the oldest bar in San Diego. There’s plenty of food places to go eat around it too and drinks were relatively cheap for what...More

Thank galaxygirl26
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I came here one morning for breakfast while my husband and I were visiting them. We were excited to see one of the oldest bars in San Diego! This bar is located on what used to be the coastline. Our friends got...More

Thank Jvalliant
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We had a great time in the shoulder period between lunch and dinner. The staff was super helpful during a time when a lot of staff seem to check out and go on break. We had three checking on us throughout out meal. Thank you...More

Thank BE_Travelin
Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

I ate breakfast there twice and was really charmed. Staff is very nice, especially Laura, who recommended me the dishes and even gave me a sample of soup for tasting. The soup is great, with pork amd corn, so was taco with mahi fish. Very...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Great place - lots of history and very socialable - all of the waitress were very friendly and willing to help - order the Waterfront burger - outstanding - definitely a place to go

1  Thank THwp
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Can't miss out on the local dive bar! Great little place great drinks. Apparently they are San Diego's oldest tavern, kinda cool, locals place

Thank Traveling_addiction
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2044 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-1751
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-9656
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