This club is a prime spot to hear new and cutting edge music in San Diego. Bands such as Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins and Alanis Morissette have been among the previous guests. Local bands play here as well, primarily featuring a punk-rock flavor. In addition to music, the club offers pool tables, an enclosed smoking patio, vintage pinball and video games. A stage and dance floor provides plenty of room to dance. Meanwhile, the full bar serves a long list of beverages.
This multiple award-winning restaurant is a true San Diego treasure. Located inside of the historic US Grant Hotel, Grant Grill exudes class and elegance. From it's waffle brunch buffets to its lavish dinner presentations, diners head here when they want something extraordinary. The opulent ambiance elevates the experience, lending an added sense of luxury to the already world-class cuisine. The adjoining lounge is perfect for those who want to sip a cocktail among San Diego's elite. Attire is dressy, so don your favorite suit or dress and take in your glamorous surroundings.
This bar is housed in the oldest building in the Gaslamp Quarter. Come and mingle with beautiful people and groove to either live music or a DJ with tunes from the 1970s through the 1990s. Hardwood floors, soaring ceilings and a 40-foot long mahogany bar give a touch of elegance and class. There are three levels, all offering a large number of beers and delicious cocktails.
In Downtown San Diego, this fine dining establishment is not only well known for premium cuisine, but also for an expansive wine list. In fact, it has been praised for hosting "one of the most outstanding wine lists in the world." While many San Diego restaurants allow for casual dress, this particular establishment requests more formal attire. Men should wear long-sleeved dress shirts and all guests are asked not to wear shorts. Popular entrees include linguini with clam sauce and veal piccata. Enjoy cocktails from the outdoor patio as the sun sets and gives way to the city lights below. Whether you're dining or drinking, Bertrand at Mister A's is a magical venue for a memorable evening.
Featuring cutting edge live music, this is a popular hot spot in Old Town San Diego. In fact, when this place was known as Spirit Club, it hosted the then-unknown band called R.E.M. The stage continues to seek talent in rock, blues and alternative modes of music to provide live entertainment for San Diego locals and tourists. With a varying entertainment schedule, guests are advised to call for previews of upcoming entertainment on the telephone hotline. A full cash bar is available.
This is a high-energy, gay dance club that attracts a huge crowd most nights of the week. If you are seeking an evening of quiet conversation, this is not the place for you. But, if you like to dance and you like a lively, interesting crowd, this is one of the best scenes in San Diego, comparable to New York or Los Angeles clubs. Bring your dancing shoes.
Chula Vista Brewery offers a great place for everyone to enjoy whatever game is on television. For those who do not want to watch the game, they also feature Karaoke or live entertainment every night, Wednesday through Saturday, with both on Wednesdays. Chula Vista Brewery not only serves lunches like chicken wings, jalapeno nachos, cheese quesadillas, and other dishes, but they also feature a breakfast menu and many great Italian favorites for dinner. Among other breakfast favorites, they serve steak and eggs, biscuits and gravy, and pancakes, and for those who want others to enjoy everything Chula Vista Brewery offers, they do have a catering menu. - Erick Pettersen
Dive in the Silver Dollar for a fun karaoke every Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights after 9p. Unique lighting, great sound system and a long list of song selection turn this bar into one of the best places for karaoke in the area. So pick your favorite song, grab the microphone and feel like a star. But if you have stage fever, don't worry, simply try some of the bartenders' signature drinks and the rest will be fame. Make sure you bring some cash, because credit cards are not accepted.