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“really really bad”
Review of Bully's

Bully's
Ranked #24 of 93 Restaurants in Del Mar
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
San Diego, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“really really bad”
Reviewed February 12, 2012

We were going to outback or one of the cheaper steak chains and decided to go to Bullys
We have gone to the one on Texas street and we had good food for the most part, My wife and I decided to spend the extra $50.00 and wished we hadn't I ordered a steak that was 1/32 inch thick at best ( I've had better at Mr. Steak ) tough chewy the salad was bad the potato was bad how can you mess up a potato???? Service there is always slow
We spent $100.00 and could of had better food at MacDonnalds.. live and learn

  • Visited January 2012
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English first
Encinitas, CA
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“It just keeps getting worse”
Reviewed January 27, 2012

So, the prime rib is getting a bit spotty, as well as the service. But now they even changed their signature keoke coffee. For 30 years this specialty coffee drink was served in a special coffee glass, made with the best ingredience, and topped with fresh whipping cream. It was the best coffee drink in town, but not any more. Now, the drink is served in an Irish coffee mug, filled with mostly coffee, and with no no cream de Cacao. What? This drink was supposedly invented here. It was awful. Come-on man! Fix it.

Visited January 2012
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Thank ph1114
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Escondido, CA
Level 5 Contributor
92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“A Tradition”
Reviewed January 19, 2012

We've been eating Bully Burgers for years. This restaurant in downtown Del Mar is just like it was years ago. This place doesn't change and is always consistent. Another great deal (and not always available) are the prime rib bones. Ask for them at lunch and they're sometimes available for dinner.

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Carmichael, California
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Excellent little pub restaurant”
Reviewed November 27, 2011

Enjoyed the philly steak sandwich and beer! Prime rib was also great. Just happened to walk by and remembered that my son had high recommendations for the sister site near his condo!

Visited November 2011
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Ormond Beach, Florida
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Skip It!”
Reviewed November 16, 2011

Visited Del Mar and had some time to kill and Bully's looked like a nice place to grab a beer. After telling the hostess we came it for drinks, she seated us, then immediately came back, made us get up and took us to the "back patio" because the dining room was only for people eating. Apparently that included the bar. We were the only people on the patio and really felt like they didn't want us there at all. Our view was of the alley behind the bar and the back of the homes on the other side of the alley. We ordered a couple beers then decided on some patio skins to tide us over. The beers were okay but the potato skins were cold, overcooked and hard. Our server came by when she felt like it, whether we needed her or not. NOBODY else was ever sat on the patio. I can't speak for the dinners but the appetizer was terrible and the experience is one I will never repeat if I'm ever in Del Mar again.

  • Visited August 2011
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Thank Mike F
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