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Sandbar Sports Bar and Grill

$$ - $$$American, ,
718 Ventura Pl, San Diego, CA 92109-7749
+1 858-488-1274
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish tacos” (59 reviews)
“whitefish” (2 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
718 Ventura Pl, San Diego, CA 92109-7749
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed October 20, 2018

This place was great. Great place to grab a beer and watch some Sunday sports. The avocado taco was AMAZING - I only wish I had gotten more than one or taken some to go.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Susan M. B
Reviewed October 14, 2018

I followed advice of someone and had the fish tacos for lunch. They were really good. Nice little bar and good service with great fish tacos. Can't say much more.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EagleTravel29
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Great food, good drinks, perfect location, fantastic staff... what else do you need all for a very reasonable price!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michael C
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Went there to watch a football game. No game day food specials. Drinks are expensive, but a cool place.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pfmiller1037
Reviewed September 24, 2018

When we arrived this was the first resturant when arrived in San Diego we had the breakfast and then later on we went back and the lovely lady who served us was so helpful we were wondering about a shared meal of fish and chips...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mojorobinson
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

I’m biased because I love this place. The food is excellent (I crave the BAM burger and tots for months after we get home) and the staff are incredibly friendly, attentive and polite. The sunset views from the sky deck are incredible and prices are...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank PeteFromRetford
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Ok, the place looks like a basic dive bar, but the food is pretty darn good! We loved the fish tacos and the breakfast burrito was great also. Service is at least OK. We didn’t try the booze, so we can’t comment on that.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Astraguy
Reviewed July 7, 2018

First of all, I hate to give bad reviews. But, I was not aware of the "age" requirement to just eat until we arrived. Now for one, every review from our AIRBNB host, to the website looks and sounds good. However, when you try to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Martin A
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Sandbar is an eclectic, noisy, modern pub with club atmosphere. Great drinks, very good service and excellent chow. It was an obvious popular taco night and the place was abuzz, with a DJ playing during dinner hours. The tacos were very good, the Philly sandwich...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank geissbockfan
Reviewed June 8, 2018

The place has two levels to sit and people watch across the street from the park. Bring extra money because the drinks and food are expensive. The 4 taco plates were $50. The 4 drinks were $35. The service was slow and we watched as...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank azcheesefan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 718 Ventura Pl, San Diego, CA 92109-7749
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Mission Beach
  • Neighborhood: Mission Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-488-1274
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