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“Decent Burger, Good location”
Review of Tidewater Tavern

Tidewater Tavern
Ranked #29 of 76 Restaurants in Solana Beach
Cuisines: Asian
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Corona
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156 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Decent Burger, Good location”
Reviewed September 4, 2012

Met some out of town friends for dinner here over the Labor Day weekend. We sat up front, next to the street - which would have been nicer, if that whole section of the 101 wasn't under serious construction. Other than the ants that were dining under our table, we had no issues. Food was good (not great), reasonably priced for being so close to the water, and the service was more than acceptable. I'd be happy to come back here again - but it's not something that I'll be craving any time soon.

  • Visited September 2012
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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82 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Boring food”
Reviewed July 10, 2012

Food was kinda lame. Service was really good though. Decent beer on draft.

Visited July 2012
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Anchorage, AK
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good place for sports”
Reviewed March 21, 2012

Stopped in here to watch football on Sunday morning while we were on a short trip to Solana for a concert. Burger was pretty good, prices decent. Lots of TVs but Direct Ticket was not working - first weekend of the season. However, staff did everything they could to accomodate folks and get as many games on as possible until the satellite feed came back up. I would return for sports. Beach a block away is also a plus.

Visited September 2011
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Seaview, Washington
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109 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Fish Taco, best I have ever had.”
Reviewed January 29, 2012

Great beer and friendly local atmosphere. IT is a local bar meting place with wide screen TV's playing the game, or some sport. Priced fair.

Visited January 2012
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Sligo, Ireland
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“OK bar food, OK beer, Lots of Televisions”
Reviewed January 12, 2012

Lived in Solana for a couple of months and was in Tidewater several times for a couple of beers and sometimes food.
Considered a bit of a dive by some of the locals we became friendly with but we gave it a chance and enjoyed playing pool there as they have 4 pool tables and lot of tv screens showing various sports. There seemed a bit of a rough dodgy locals at the bar but we always kept to ourselves and never had any trouble.
The menu is mainly average burgers and sandwiches with fries but their appetizer menu is great during happy hour with half price being offered on such bites as chicken goujans and cheesy fries which were a nice treat.
Kind of a dark atmosphere with dirty toilets (mens) doesnt help this place but for a group of young adults looking to chill out and have a few beers before heading to Belly up Tavern for a gig, its good.
The place could do with being brightened up and cleaned up a bit and I think they would start to gather a good crowd on a regular basis.

  • Visited April 2011
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