Best pubs in San Diego

Check out the top pubs in San Diego, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Shakespeare Pub
1. Shakespeare Pub
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26 local reviews
3701 India St, San Diego
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+1 619-299-0230
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Antoinette & Alexandria
Great English Pub, also located near a few restaurants. El Indio has been there since the 1940's, Saffron…
Cristina
Great family pub. Fish n chips (the real thing), big burgers, chicken pies, sports T.V., great big selection…
Belinda
San Diego's best English Pub. Excellent fish and chips. Huge curries! Sausage rolls, and more. Good for a…
1. Shakespeare Pub
1. Shakespeare Pub
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26 local reviews
3701 India St, San Diego
Closed · Opens 10:30 AM
+1 619-299-0230
Antoinette & Alexandria
Antoinette & Alexandria
Great English Pub, also located near a few restaurants. El Indio has been there since the 1940's, Saffron offers "healthy thai and Lucha…
Cristina
Cristina
Great family pub. Fish n chips (the real thing), big burgers, chicken pies, sports T.V., great big selection of drafts. Feel like I am back…
Belinda
Belinda
San Diego's best English Pub. Excellent fish and chips. Huge curries! Sausage rolls, and more. Good for a family meal believe it or not -…
2. Hamilton's Tavern
2. Hamilton's Tavern
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130 local reviews
1521 30th St, San Diego
Closed · Opens 3:00 PM
+1 619-238-5460
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Esther
Great pub in the neighborhood within walking distance. They only serve beer and wine but their beer selection…
Morgan
This local bar is perfect for beer lovers. They have TONS of beer on tap, pool tables, and pub food. Great for…
Natalie&Caitlin
Great hole-in-the-wall pub with surprisingly tasty food! Play pool, drink one of the dozens of beers they…
2. Hamilton's Tavern
2. Hamilton's Tavern
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130 local reviews
1521 30th St, San Diego
Closed · Opens 3:00 PM
+1 619-238-5460
Esther
Esther
Great pub in the neighborhood within walking distance. They only serve beer and wine but their beer selection is great. They also have a…
Morgan
Morgan
This local bar is perfect for beer lovers. They have TONS of beer on tap, pool tables, and pub food. Great for socializing with friends or…
Natalie&Caitlin
Natalie&Caitlin
Great hole-in-the-wall pub with surprisingly tasty food! Play pool, drink one of the dozens of beers they serve, people-watch the locals.
3. Gaslamp Quarter
3. Gaslamp Quarter
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501 local reviews
Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego
NeighborhoodPolitical
Gina
The Heart of San Diego's Nightlife Rising from the 16 square-blocks are Victorian-era buildings and modern…
Billie
The Gaslamp Quarter is the infamous night life spot of San Diego. You can guarantee that you will find a…
Janet & Scott
The Heart of San Diego's Nightlife. The 16 square-blocks are Victorian-era buildings and modern skyscrapers ,…
3. Gaslamp Quarter
3. Gaslamp Quarter
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501 local reviews
Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego
Gina
Gina
The Heart of San Diego's Nightlife Rising from the 16 square-blocks are Victorian-era buildings and modern skyscrapers that stand side by…
Billie
Billie
The Gaslamp Quarter is the infamous night life spot of San Diego. You can guarantee that you will find a great spot and have a good time…
Janet & Scott
Janet & Scott
The Heart of San Diego's Nightlife. The 16 square-blocks are Victorian-era buildings and modern skyscrapers , housing more than 100 of the…
4. Wonderland Ocean Pub
4. Wonderland Ocean Pub
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143 local reviews
5083 Santa Monica Ave, San Diego
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 619-255-3358
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Veronica
Named after a beachfront amusement park that took up residence in Ocean Beach in the early 20th century. A…
Tara
Super casual restaurant & pub serving breakfast, lunch & dinner with American, seafood, Mexican, & eclectic…
Stephanie
Wonderland Ocean Pub has the best view of the sunset in the entire area. A great place to wind down after a…
4. Wonderland Ocean Pub
4. Wonderland Ocean Pub
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143 local reviews
5083 Santa Monica Ave, San Diego
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 619-255-3358
Veronica
Veronica
Named after a beachfront amusement park that took up residence in Ocean Beach in the early 20th century. A lively going with a with a…
Tara
Tara
Super casual restaurant & pub serving breakfast, lunch & dinner with American, seafood, Mexican, & eclectic options. They have ocean views!…
Stephanie
Stephanie
Wonderland Ocean Pub has the best view of the sunset in the entire area. A great place to wind down after a day at the beach.
5. The Ould Sod
5. The Ould Sod
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24 local reviews
3373 Adams Ave, San Diego
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
+1 619-284-6594
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Jason
Irish Pub offering great entertainment and drink specials daily. Native Irish owned and operated neighborhood…
Kevin & Bri
Great Irish Pub that has a full bar and some local craft beer. Occasionally has live Irish music, so fun!
Schafer
Ould Sod is a cozy Irish pub featuring imported draft beer, local craft brews & a weekly karaoke night.
5. The Ould Sod
5. The Ould Sod
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24 local reviews
3373 Adams Ave, San Diego
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
+1 619-284-6594
Jason
Jason
Irish Pub offering great entertainment and drink specials daily. Native Irish owned and operated neighborhood pub.
Kevin & Bri
Kevin & Bri
Great Irish Pub that has a full bar and some local craft beer. Occasionally has live Irish music, so fun!
Schafer
Schafer
Ould Sod is a cozy Irish pub featuring imported draft beer, local craft brews & a weekly karaoke night.
6. Neighborhood
6. Neighborhood
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51 local reviews
777 G St, San Diego
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 619-446-0002
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Matt
Hopping hipster joint for craft brews, creative burgers & pub grub, plus a hidden speakeasy in back. Happy…
ResortShare1
Craft brews, creative burgers, pub grub, plus a hidden speakeasy.
Resort
Craft brews, creative burgers, pub grub, plus a hidden speakeasy.
6. Neighborhood
6. Neighborhood
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51 local reviews
777 G St, San Diego
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 619-446-0002
Matt
Matt
Hopping hipster joint for craft brews, creative burgers & pub grub, plus a hidden speakeasy in back. Happy Hour weekdays 4-7 pm. 6 min walk
ResortShare1
ResortShare1
Craft brews, creative burgers, pub grub, plus a hidden speakeasy.
Resort
Resort
Craft brews, creative burgers, pub grub, plus a hidden speakeasy.
7. Whole Foods Market
7. Whole Foods Market
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145 local reviews
711 University Ave, San Diego
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 619-294-2800
Grocery or supermarketSupermarketStore
Allison
The closest place to get fresh, organic food. Great prepared food too if you're on the run or want to picnic…
Sandra & Ben
You know the deal. Organic goodness at a price. But! This Whole Foods has a pub inside, and it's quite…
Freddy
They have a great Pub with craft beers and wine and great Happy Hour specials and Daily specials and wifi,…
7. Whole Foods Market
7. Whole Foods Market
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145 local reviews
711 University Ave, San Diego
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 619-294-2800
Allison
Allison
The closest place to get fresh, organic food. Great prepared food too if you're on the run or want to picnic. They also have a pub with tons…
Sandra & Ben
Sandra & Ben
You know the deal. Organic goodness at a price. But! This Whole Foods has a pub inside, and it's quite excellent, serving local beer, Baja…
Freddy
Freddy
They have a great Pub with craft beers and wine and great Happy Hour specials and Daily specials and wifi, Plenty of parking on top
8. Tiger!Tiger!
8. Tiger!Tiger!
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77 local reviews
3025 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 619-487-0401
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Nandi
Great bar & in house made local pub grub. Communal seating and the place is always packed. Taste a wide…
Jade
Craft brews & creative eats such as wood-fired sandwiches in a casual pub space with picnic tables.
Thomas
Fun local place with good beers and unique pub food. A good place to rub elbows with the locals.
8. Tiger!Tiger!
8. Tiger!Tiger!
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77 local reviews
3025 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 619-487-0401
Nandi
Nandi
Great bar & in house made local pub grub. Communal seating and the place is always packed. Taste a wide selection of local brews on tap.
Jade
Jade
Craft brews & creative eats such as wood-fired sandwiches in a casual pub space with picnic tables.
Thomas
Thomas
Fun local place with good beers and unique pub food. A good place to rub elbows with the locals.
9. Princess Pub & Grille
9. Princess Pub & Grille
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17 local reviews
1665 India St, San Diego
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 619-702-3021
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Stephanie
A real English pub, lots of beer on tap, best chicken tortilla soup and fish goujons. Sit outside to people…
Dan
British Pub always showing soccer and other sporting events. Outdoor seating and Pub Trivia every Wednesday…
Veronica
English Pub - the bar and layout is cool and they definitely embrace the English culture.
9. Princess Pub & Grille
9. Princess Pub & Grille
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17 local reviews
1665 India St, San Diego
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 619-702-3021
Stephanie
Stephanie
A real English pub, lots of beer on tap, best chicken tortilla soup and fish goujons. Sit outside to people watch in Little Italy.
Dan
Dan
British Pub always showing soccer and other sporting events. Outdoor seating and Pub Trivia every Wednesday at 7pm.
Veronica
Veronica
English Pub - the bar and layout is cool and they definitely embrace the English culture.
10. Guava Beach Bar & Grill
10. Guava Beach Bar & Grill
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43 local reviews
3714 Mission Blvd, San Diego
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 858-488-6688
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Janet & Scott
Dim, tiki-themed brewpub with pool table, sports & a fireplace, plus giant servings of burgers & pub grub.
George
Dim, tiki-themed brewpub with pool, sports & a fireplace, plus giant servings of burgers & pub grub.
Samantha
Dim, tiki-themed brewpub with pool, sports & a fireplace, plus giant servings of burgers & pub grub
10. Guava Beach Bar & Grill
10. Guava Beach Bar & Grill
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43 local reviews
3714 Mission Blvd, San Diego
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 858-488-6688
Janet & Scott
Janet & Scott
Dim, tiki-themed brewpub with pool table, sports & a fireplace, plus giant servings of burgers & pub grub.
George
George
Dim, tiki-themed brewpub with pool, sports & a fireplace, plus giant servings of burgers & pub grub.
Samantha
Samantha
Dim, tiki-themed brewpub with pool, sports & a fireplace, plus giant servings of burgers & pub grub
11. World Famous
11. World Famous
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117 local reviews
711 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 858-272-3100
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Belinda
Inventive mix of surf, turf & pub grub in simple, wood-paneled digs or on the oceanfront patio. TRY THE NUT…
Janet & Scott
Inventive mix of surf, turf & pub grub in simple, wood-paneled digs or on the oceanfront patio. They validate…
Anna
"Inventive mix of surf, turf & pub grub in simple, wood-paneled digs or on the oceanfront patio."
11. World Famous
11. World Famous
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117 local reviews
711 Pacific Beach Dr, San Diego
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+1 858-272-3100
Belinda
Belinda
Inventive mix of surf, turf & pub grub in simple, wood-paneled digs or on the oceanfront patio. TRY THE NUT CRUSTED BRIE. It’s fantastic…
Janet & Scott
Janet & Scott
Inventive mix of surf, turf & pub grub in simple, wood-paneled digs or on the oceanfront patio. They validate for parking in the underground…
Anna
Anna
"Inventive mix of surf, turf & pub grub in simple, wood-paneled digs or on the oceanfront patio."
12. Station Tavern
12. Station Tavern
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114 local reviews
2204 Fern St, San Diego
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 619-255-0657
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Emily
If you are looking for a kid friendly place with craft beer and pub style food, this is great. The patio is…
Jackie
Great outdoor area and open air seating. Pub style food and great beer selection.
Anthony
Modern pub with great burgers, fries and beer. There's a play area for kids too!
12. Station Tavern
12. Station Tavern
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114 local reviews
2204 Fern St, San Diego
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 619-255-0657
Emily
Emily
If you are looking for a kid friendly place with craft beer and pub style food, this is great. The patio is fenced in and there is a kid…
Jackie
Jackie
Great outdoor area and open air seating. Pub style food and great beer selection.
Anthony
Anthony
Modern pub with great burgers, fries and beer. There's a play area for kids too!