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.
This sophisticated restaurant in the Gaslamp Quarter enjoys a busy corner location ideal for people watching. Most of the clientele have eyes only for each other, as this dimly-lit restaurant is a popular romantic date spot. Blue Point Coastal Cuisine is as well known for its finely mixed martinis as it is for its Nouveau California cuisine. Choose from seafood offerings like grilled mahi mahi and caramelized salmon, or opt for an aged steak, rack of lamb or duck breast.
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.
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.
Black Angus Steakhouse is known for their perfectly aged Black Angus steaks that are hand cut daily and grilled over an open flame. The aroma of tender meat cooking wafts through when you enter this Chula Vista chain, whetting your appetite for the meat fiesta. They also offer other specialties of delicious seafood, succulent Baby Back Ribs that just falls off the bone, slow roasted Prime Rib, Loaded Potato Skins, Grilled Shrimp, Bacon and Bleu Butter Ribeye and four chocolate flourless torte. Their famous Bullseye bar is a casual sports bar where you can relish the wonderful drinks and watch your favorite game. A family favorite for many, Black Angus Steakhouse is affordable and offers delectable food.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature bread sticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu such as their cakes, custards and ice creams are sure to win you over.
McDini's is a sports bar, lounge bar and a brew pub that delights its patrons with a hearty selection of global beer as well as delicious prime rib, coleslaw, corned beef, Mexican fare, crusty pizzas, juicy steaks and finger food. Wash these down with non-alcoholic beverages and enjoy some live sports telecasts on the plasma screens. Check their website for more on any events taking place here.