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The Tavern

Pacific Beach
American, Pub
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1200 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2912
+1 858-272-6066
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San Diego, California
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69 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Title says it all. I was there last night, sat down at a table in the upstairs patio and waited 11 minutes before someone came by with a menu. Not the first time this has happened. H Hour is so, so (not much of a selection). My house-stout beer was flat - even when I stirred it, it wouldn't make... More 

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toms river nj
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47 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Good atmosphere and plenty of TV's to watch the games. Some good appetizers. Would go back again. I like it in the day it is more of a bar at night it turns into more of a club. Since I'm old I'm not into the club atmosphere. Try their American Mule. Outstanding

Thank berky11
San Diego, California
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108 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2015

They have yummy salads at lunch time and they come with a freshly baked pretzel. It is a bar at night, but during the day it is great for lunch. You can sit right in the open windows on the sidewalk for fresh air and good people watching.

Thank Celeste T
Las Vegas, Nevada
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

A customer suggested this place as a great hang out and party kind of place with awesome food. They were right. We stopped in around 5 p.m. on Sunday (president's day weekend) and it was bustling with the college age crowd. I was feeling a little old lady-ish since college days are far behind me. Our server was a cute... More 

Thank AprilVegas
Sunrise, Florida
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79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was the last night of our vacation and we went to Tavern on the beach. The drinks were different and delicious as were the appetizer pretzels we ordered. The bar area was fairly busy, but the night was still young. We sat at a high top and our server (Brittany ?) was a joy. All the TVs were in... More 

Thank dedmundson222
Indianapolis, Indiana
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93 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013 via mobile

Went here on a Sat night for the Indiana University basketball game. It was filled with IU fans. Very fun time. The pizza was ok. Good for bar food. I would definitely go again to watch an IU game. This is where members of the IU Alumni Association meet in San Diego for the games. Good time.

Thank indybrad
Port Angeles, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

Almost missed this great authentic cooking, but if you live around here, you probably know it delivers great flavors. Grilled cheese sandwich will never the same. Great micro beers; clam chowder was excellent. Loved the exposed pipes, wooden beams with the amazing crystal chandeliers. Wish you could be in every town. FABULOUS!!!

Thank Deborah A
Waipu, New Zealand
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012 via mobile

Called in here for sunday lunch. Had the burger and the sliders. Food was good and service good. Not a top notch establishment but ok for a sunday

Thank Juanita M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Pub
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Garnet Ave, San Diego, CA 92109-2912
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Pacific Beach
  • Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 858-272-6066

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?