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Sandbar Sports Bar and Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Service
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible

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Menu

8.75
5.50
Mission Nachos
Cheese, black beans, salsa fresca, chorizo sauce sour cream, jalapenos, guacamole
8.75
5.50
Crispy Natural Wings or Tenders
Buffalo style,‏ sriracha garlic, spicy BBQ, sweet chili or jose’s secret spicy garlic ranch
7.00
4.00
Hand Dipped Beer Battered Onion Rings
Chipotle ketchup,‏ cotija cheese
9.00
6.00
Crispy Calamari
Crispy breaded calamari jalapeno chilis, jalapeno jelly, spicy aioli
7.50
4.50
Chips N’ Queso Dip
Light & crispy fried corn tortillas, spicy chorizo cheese dip
7.00
4.00
Classic Poppers
Cream cheese stuffed red jalapenos
7.50
4.50
Classic Quesadilla
House salsa, sour cream, guacamole
7.00
4.00
Svedka vodka +2.00
Classic Oyster Shooter
Oyster, cocktail sauce, horseradish even better w/ Svedka vodka add 2
8.50
5.00
Carne Asada Tots
Carne asada, tater tots, cheese, green onions
6.50
3.50
Mini Corn Dogs
House honey mustard, chipotle ketchup
SPECIALTY PLATES‏
9.50
Spicy Skillet Shrimp
Sauteed shrimp, sriracha, salsa fresca, cilantro, sour cream in a crispy corn tortilla bowl
9.50
Drunken Chicken Tenders
Natural tenders, house honey mustard, spicy BBQ sauce, shoestring fries
11.00
Beer Battered Fish N’ Chips
House tartar sauce, shoestring fries
11.00
Cali Quesadilla
Shrimp, basil, black beans, cheese
10 OZ. KNIFE BURGERS
Served w/ fries or tots on an egg bun
10.00
Fries
Tots
Sandbar Burger
Grilled onions, secret sauce, cheese, lettuce, tomato
10.50
Fries
Tots
Bam Burger
Bacon, avocado, mushroom, basil mayo, lettuce, tomato
10.50
Fries
Tots
Blue Burger
Blue cheese sauce, grilled onions, bacon
13.50
Fries
Tots
Double Dare
Two 8 oz. Patties topped w/ spicy cheese sauce, crispy onions straws
10.00
Fries
Tots
Diablo Burger
Chipotle sauce, spicy jelly, fresh jalapenos, pepper jack cheese, crispy onions straws
11.00
Fries
Tots
Bandito Burger
Fresh guacamole, salsa fresca, cotija cheese, pepper jack cheese
SANDWICHES/WRAPS‏
Served w/ fries or tots
9.75
Fries
Tots
Sloppy&Joey
Ground beef simmered in house enchilada sauce, spicy queso, egg bun
9.75
Fries
Tots
Grilled Ancho Chicken Sandwich
Chipotle aioli, pepper jack, avocado, lettuce, tomato, egg bun
10.25
Fries
Tots
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Spicy braised pork, cole!slaw, chipotle aioli, egg bun
9.00
Fries
Tots
Shaved Turkey Sandwich
Swiss cheese, avocado, basil aioli, lettuce, tomato, toasted sourdough
9.50
Fries
Tots
Buffalo Chicken Wrap
Crispy buffalo chicken, bleu cheese crumbles, honey mustard, basil aioli, lettuce, celery
9.50
Fries
Tots
Chinese Chicken Wrap
Mixed greens, mandarin oranges, won ton strips, sesame dressing, peanut sauce
10.00
Fries
Tots
Grilled Shrimp Wrap
Sauteed shrimp, avocado, cabbage, salsa fresca, mixed cheese, chipotle aioli
11.00
Fries
Tots
Mahi Wrap
Grilled or baja style, avocado, cabbage, salsa fresca, mixed cheese, chipotle aioli
SALADS
8.00
Mission Wedge
Iceberg, blue cheese crumbles & dressing, chopped bacon, crispy onion straws
7.50
Spicy Caesar
Chipotle cilantro dressing w/ crisp romaine, cotija cheese
9.50
Chinese Chicken
Mixed greens, mandarin oranges, crispy won tons, sesame dressing, peanut sauce
9.50
Buffalo Chicken
Breaded buffalo tenders, tomato, celery, bleu cheese crumbles
Consuming raw or undercooked meats, seafood & shellfish may increase your risk of food borne illness
BREAKFAST SERVED UNTIL NOON DAILY‏
Full plates
9.50
Steak N’ Eggs
Natural steak, two eggs any!style, seasoned potatoes, toast
8.50
Hungry Surfer
Two eggs, two griddle cakes, seasoned potatoes, peppered bacon
8.00
Hand Dipped French Toast
Two eggs‏ any style, blueberry sauce, powder sugar
6.00
Locals
Two eggs, seasoned potatoes, toast, peppered bacon
8.00
Griddle Cakes
Choice of classic buttermilk, banana or chocolate chip, powder sugar
SCRAMBLED OMELETTES
With seasoned potatoes, fruit & toast
9.50
Gringo
Ham, bell pepper & onions, jack & cheddar cheese
9.50
Mexican
Chorizo, jack & cheddar cheese, ranchero sauce
9.50
Sob
Carne asada,‏ jack & cheddar cheese, cilantro, salsa fresca
9.50
Diego
Bacon, avocado & tomato, jack & cheddar cheese
SOUTH OF THE BORDER‏
7.00
Classic Breakfast Burrito
Bacon, eggs,‏ potatoes, avocado, mixed cheese
8.00
Breakfast Quesadilla
Bacon, eggs, mixed cheese, tots, sour cream & guacamole
9.00
Huevos Rancheros
Fried warm corn tortillas, black beans, eggs, ranchero sauce, mix cheese
9.00
Chilaquiles
Soft fried corn tortillas, eggs, ranchero sauce, salsa fresca
9.50
Benedicts
With seasoned‏ potatoes, fruit, poached eggs & our classic hand whipped hollandaise
SIDES
2.00
Seasoned Potatoes, Bacon, Sausage, English Muffin, Toast, Fruit
2.50
Single Pancake, Single French Toast
BEVERAGES‏
3.00
Naked OJ
2.00
Coffee
3.00
Juices
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All reviews fish tacos avocado bacon tots burger guacamole fries pork pastry breakfast burrito mission beach yummy yummy great atmosphere early dinner wednesday night great drinks great happy hour love this place
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thought this would be a great place to get lunch, great location close to beach. I’m not sure if they were short staffed that day or what, but it was a struggle to get anything from water, to get our order taken, to silverware, to...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank nikkip209
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was walking past and stopped for lunch sat upstairs facing the sea, great view. Had excellent WiFi. Menu is small but with some decent options had the burger and fish tacos big portions taste and not expensive. Service was a bit slow but overall very...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank 823JamesA
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sandbar is located on Mission Drive not too far from Mission Beach. There is internal seating and an external screened seating area downstairs and a rooftop bar and seating area. The staff were welcoming and very friendly and the best thing here is you...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

10/10 Bacon Cheeseburger ! The bun is so delicious and even though I like my patty well done this one was so juicy!!! Which is so rare . My boyfriend got the al pastor award winning style and he also says 10/10

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Dimpuhhls
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious tacos. Drinks were huge pours and very refreshing. Service was attentive, genuine and spot on.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Bacibosco
Reviewed August 5, 2019

Dropped by Sandbar for breakfast (they serve on Sat until noon) - had the huevos rancheros - which were very good. The friend was with had the breakfast quesadilla and thought it was great too. Service was spot on. I'd recommend Sandbar. We sat upstairs...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Pellaz
Reviewed July 22, 2019 via mobile

Voted as best fish taco place and they didn’t disappoint. The taco was perfect. Great, meaty fish, dressed up perfectly with tasty accessories. The carnitas taco was incredible as well. Great selection of beers. The service was ok as well.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Reslimpan
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Decent and convenient store, right from the boardwalk. It's hard to find any closer one than this. If you want Mexican, there is a store just a few steps away.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JohnMTripReview
Reviewed April 13, 2019

We sat downstairs in this airy open to the outside bar(probably should have gone upstairs for a better view.),but downstairs was food too.I got the frozen berry drink from the machine(be carful all the alcohol sinks to the bottom so the first sip from the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Lori985
Reviewed April 2, 2019

This place is the best!! So glad it is open again.TKO tacos are excellent. Every time I visit San Diego I try to stop in on Tuesdays.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank lambert425
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