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Cafe Bar Europa, Turquoise

873 Turquoise St, North Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA 92109
+1 858-488-4200
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good51%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“tapas” (17 reviews)
“cask wine” (2 reviews)
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Bar, European, Spanish, Pub, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
873 Turquoise St, North Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA 92109
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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant does not offer table service. You order at the register and pay for both the food and service. We use the word service lightly. You get all of your own utensils, plates, water glasses and napkins. Food is delivered to your table but...More

Thank turnie
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

The ambiance is cool and there is live music every day!! The service is great and very European (you won't have any server cleaning your table while you are still eating your last bite). The food choice is rich and very authentic. Feels like being...More

Thank Paolo B
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Despite of the rain the Show was featured on schedule with a line up of singers, musicians and dancers. I was very happy to watched instructor Juanita Franco,Senior Spaniard dancer icon resident of San Diego, CA. Most of the ladies including myself got dress up...More

Thank Ronnie M
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Loved their live band and food. Very tasty food and good band. Loved them both. The interesting part is the service. U pick a table, u pick u napkins, silverware, water blah blah and order at the counter. Atleast they bring the food to you...More

Thank Shruti t
Reviewed February 8, 2017

We try to go to this place every time we are in San Diego. It feels like a neighborhood place, has an interesting menu and often great music. Last Friday we were able to hear the music group Veracruz augmented by a fabulous harpist and...More

Thank carley36
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Cafe Bar Europa Turquoise is ample space fpr dancing and for a big parties with friends and family. recently visited and I learned that on Friday August 26 at 8:30 PM is presenting several great Flamenco performers and the price$20.00 will benefict the upcoming Flamenco...More

Thank Ronnie M
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Great place to relax and have a few quality drinks and Tapas and listen to some great live music. It is not specifically a dinner place but a place to get great absinthe (prepared the legitimate European way), cask wine, cocktails, and great tapas (including...More

Thank Nessy18
Reviewed June 5, 2016

Spent an hour here and had a smoothie - Strawberry Field. Very good smoothie and nice environment with several students studying while having coffee or lunch. This is very popular with the university set. Good service from the waitresses there.

Thank BrandingExpert
Reviewed May 1, 2016

Returned after a number of months to one of our favorites with a friend. They have remodeled well and food and drink continue to be good. However, now you must order and pay at counter, rather like In-and-Out. Their web site says Happy Hour every...More

Thank RoverLaJolla
Reviewed April 6, 2016

We went here just for appetizers. But, if the entrees are as good at the appetizers, it is a place to visit. One of us had an absolutely delicious gazpacho. Two of us had delicious beet salads and one had some beef (ribs) dish. All...More

Thank BarbaraofNantucket
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $24
Bar, European, Spanish, Pub, Wine Bar
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 873 Turquoise St, North Pacific Beach, San Diego, CA 92109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-488-4200
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Chill spot with great food and drinks and soft live music
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