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“insults are on the house” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dick's Last Resort

Dick's Last Resort
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Ranked #695 of 4,537 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $1 - $35
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: J street and K Street
Transit: San Diego Trolley - Convention Center / Gaslamp
Northridge, California
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66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“insults are on the house”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This place is not for those who get offended easily, if your looking for a watering hole where you can have a good time with your friends and the staff and drop the f word every other sentence then you have found your next happy hour spot. They make absurd chef hats with funny comments and place them on your head. The staff really get into character...sometime i think they really are [--]. Food is ok and drinks are moderately prices, but most people come for the fun. Great place to go with friends....oh if you have friends who turn into fight club when they get drunk, do not i repeat DO NOT bring them here. San Diego's Finest is right out side the door.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Food
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Santee, California, United States
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Dick's Last Resort”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Had a birthday for my daughter and she had a great experience. The food was good, it is noisy but it fits the environment.

Visited July 2012
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Akron, Ohio
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Food with a Sarcastic Flare”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

This was my first trip to San Diego and had heard great things about Dick's. Expecting sarcastic interactions, and rude white paper hats, with the staff and was disappointed. Started out great with hostess and initially with our waiter, but very little interaction with our waiter after our initial order. Never offered refills on drink and had to flag down the guy to get our check. Dropped the check then disappeared again. Food and drink were tasty and well worth the money spent, but general service was lacking. And definitely not the rudeness/sarcasm we expected, at least from our waiter.

Visited May 2013
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“A Great Place, except for food, service & drinks. Not!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

The top draw here is the purposely rude service. Don't take it seriously, the service is excellent and the staff is attentive underneath the comedy veneer. Push back and get them going, everyone will have a great time. The tone is definitely "adult", R-rated, so leave Grandma home. As I told them, "If it weren't for the food, the service and the drinks, this place would be great." Which was right up their alley. Of course I mean just the opposite.

The decor is "crowded frat house" and the patio is very nice. A casual atmosphere.

The menu is basic pub grub, well-executed. Beer selection is excellent. Prices reasonable.

I give them five stars since the comedy effect exceeded my expectations for a pub lunch on the patio.

Visited May 2013
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Oklahoma City, OK
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“It's fun if you know in advance that the wait staff is rude.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The food was surprisingly good. The wait staff was very rude and I was surprised at first but had fun with the guy. Be prepared to give back what they dish out.

Visited April 2013
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