Nightlife & the Arts in San Diego

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Nightlife & the Arts in Old Town and Uptown

Nightlife Overview
Name Category Location
 
Aero Club
Named for its proximity to the airport, this...
Bars Mission Hills
 
Baja Betty's
Although it draws plenty of gay customers, the...
Bars Hillcrest
 
Bar Dynamite
Affectionately known to regulars as Bar D, what...
Dance Clubs Mission Hills
 
Bar Pink
Cheap drinks, loud music, and a hip crowd explain...
Bars North Park
 
Blind Lady Ale House
Enjoy sublime pairings of two of the best...
Bars University Heights
 
Bourbon Street
Locals stop by here to meet old friends or make...
Bars, Dance Clubs University Heights
 
Claire de Lune
High ceilings and huge arched windows give the...
Cafes North Park
 
El Agave Tequileria
The bar of this restaurant named for the cactus...
Bars Old Town
 
Extraordinary Desserts
This café lives up to its name, which explains...
Cafes Hillcrest
 
Filter Coffee House
A colorful cast of Hillcrest locals crowds this...
Cafes Hillcrest
 
Flicks
This hip video bar that's popular with the...
Bars Hillcrest
 
Gelato Vero Caffe
A youthful crowd gathers here for authentic...
Cafes Mission Hills
 
Hamilton's Tavern
More commonly known simply as Hammy's, this bar...
Bars North Park
 
In Cahoots
With a great sound system, large dance floor, and...
Dance Clubs, Music Clubs Mission Valley
 
Inn at the Park
This lounge at the Park Manor Suites offers large...
Piano Bars / Lounges Hillcrest
 
Lei Lounge
This fabulous tropical-theme lounge provides a...
Bars Old Town and Uptown
 
Lestat's Coffee Shop
One of the few San Diego coffee shops that's...
Cafes Old Town and Uptown
 
Lips
Patrons enjoy their dinner while drag queens...
Cabaret, Comedy Clubs North Park
 
Live Wire
A tried-and-true authentic dive just on the...
Bars North Park
 
Martinis Above Fourth
This swank lounge presents live piano, comedy,...
Bars Hillcrest
 
Nunu's
This retro-cool hangout with stiff cocktails...
Bars Hillcrest
 
O'Hungry's
This landmark saloon is famous for its yard-long...
Bars Old Town
 
Polite Provisions
Spiked milkshakes and malts enhance the vintage...
Piano Bars / Lounges Old Town and Uptown
 
Red Fox Steak House
Referred to as Red Fox Room by those in the know,...
Piano Bars / Lounges North Park
 
Rich's
The dancing and music here are some of the...
Dance Clubs Hillcrest
 
Seven Grand
This whiskey lounge is a swanky addition to an...
Piano Bars / Lounges North Park
 
Shakespeare Pub & Grille
This Mission Hills hangout captures all the...
Bars Mission Hills
 
Small Bar
True to its name, this University Heights pub is,...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens University Heights
 
Soda Bar
Don't be fooled by the name. Soda is in short...
Music Clubs Old Town and Uptown
 
Starlite
Bar-goers are dazzled by Starlite's award-winning...
Piano Bars / Lounges Mission Hills
 
Tiger! Tiger!
A communal vibe prevails at this wood, metal, and...
Brewpubs / Beer Gardens North Park
 
Top of the Park
Held only on Friday evenings, this festive...
Bars Hillcrest
 
Toronado
One of San Diego's favorite gathering spots for...
Bars North Park
 
True North
Many long-established locals hate this sports...
Bars North Park
 
Urban Mo's Bar and Grill
Cowboys gather for line dancing and...
Bars, Dance Clubs Hillcrest
 
Whistle Stop Bar
Here's a place to get your groove on to indie,...
Bars North Park
 
The Wine Cabana
A nice and affordable selection of wines and a...
Wine Bars Old Town
 
Wine Steals
This room crackles with excitement on busy...
Wine Bars Hillcrest

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