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South Beach Bar & Grille

5059 Newport Ave, Ste 104, San Diego, CA 92107-3019
+1 619-226-4577
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish tacos” (192 reviews)
“baby octopus” (8 reviews)
“fries” (41 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5059 Newport Ave, Ste 104, San Diego, CA 92107-3019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped here on the recommendation of a coworker. Great tacos and good view of the waves. No complaints on food quality or quantity. However our server must have been doing more than one job since we were never asked if we needed more drinks-- we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pokey89
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views from the upper deck are beautiful and are matched by yummy food and mojitos! It is also located in a fun area and would be a great addition to a bar hop.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank sipriceisright
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Taco Tuesday was great. Great service. Good food. Reasonable prices. Big portions. Lots of beer on tap.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ericl565
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in and the bar was about 50% full. It’s off season so everyone seemed to know each other. Unfortunately we got the bar tender who only talked to his two friends and never checked on anyone else. He also got our order wrong....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RamponaO
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Get the two taco plate - one fish one chicken, won't be disappointed!! Located right by the water in OB, this place is a lot of fun.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joeblack12345
Reviewed November 11, 2018

I highly recommend the Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos! So flavorful! For a bar environment, spacious, fun place. Great service!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Karie R
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Stopped by this place while out walking. The place is huge, with both indoor and outdoor seating. Wings were excellent.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pfmiller1037
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Immediately adjacent to ocean beach pier, South Beach bar and grille serves up wonderful fish tacos quickly! grab the seats on the deck viewing the ocean, watch the waves roll in and be entertained by the beach goers who come in every flavor imaginable. truly...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Buzz2020
Reviewed August 23, 2018

I first reviewed this place in 2015. After visiting twice in the last few weeks I have to revise my review. Fish tacos not nearly as good. The clam strips still yummy. Service is almost nonexistent. They have completely eliminated table ordering on the 1st...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank K R
Reviewed August 16, 2018

I have been coming here for over twenty years. Had not been down in a couple of years. We had visitors from Australia and only had two and half hours before they needed to be at the airport. Decided to show them around Ocean Beach...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SunshineBerg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Scenic view
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: 5059 Newport Ave, Ste 104, San Diego, CA 92107-3019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Ocean Beach
  • Neighborhood: Ocean Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 619-226-4577
A lively American bar and grille offering ocean views and San Diego’s best fish tacos and seafood. South Beach Bar & Grille is the home of the world famous Mahi-Mahi fish tacos and a huge selection of craft beers. South Beach also features daily food and drink specials, a happy-hour menu from 3-6 pm on Monday through Friday, and ten televisions on which to watch your favorite college and pro sports teams.
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