Nightlife & the Arts in San Diego


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Name Category Location
The Rat Pack would love the fine-tuned acoustics in this classy...
Music Clubs Little Italy
Baja Betty's
Although it draws plenty of gay customers, this low-key but elegant...
Bars Hillcrest
The Casbah
This small club near the airport, the unofficial headquarters...
Music Clubs Gaslamp Quarter
Copley Symphony Hall
The great acoustics here are surpassed only by the incredible...
Music San Diego
Extraordinary Desserts
This café lives up to its name, which explains why there's often...
Cafes Hillcrest
Ivy Rooftop and Ivy Nightclub
Here are lively and chill versions of San Diego nightlife on...
Dance Clubs, Piano Bars / Lounges Gaslamp Quarter
La Jolla Playhouse
Under the artistic direction of Christopher Ashley, the playhouse...
Theater San Diego
Noble Experiment
Speakeasy-style bars have been popping up all over San Diego...
Piano Bars / Lounges East Village
The Old Globe
This complex, comprising the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre...
Theater San Diego
Bar-goers are dazzled by Starlite's award-winning interior design...
Piano Bars / Lounges Mission Hills
Vin de Syrah
This "spirit and wine cellar" sends you down a rabbit hole (or...
Wine Bars Gaslamp Quarter
This tiny club will leave you gasping for air—and loving it...
Dance Clubs Gaslamp Quarter
The Waterfront Bar & Grill
It isn't really on the waterfront, but San Diego's oldest bar...
Bars Little Italy
Westgate Hotel Plaza Bar
The old-money surroundings, including leather-upholstered seats...
Piano Bars / Lounges Gaslamp Quarter
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