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House of Blues San Diego

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Address: 1055 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-5101
Phone Number: 619.299.BLUE
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Not a bad seat in the place!

Went for a rock concert (Circa Survive/ RX Bandits). Cool atmosphere and decor. Well kept venue with clean bathrooms. Only annoying thing was trying to get a drink upstairs... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 March 2016
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Arlington, Virginia
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San Diego, California
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We attended HoB for the Fonseca band concert last Friday. Security was high like in any other important venue. Sound system, atmosphere and overall nice place for rock/melodic concert. Drinks reasonable price. Recommended for first dates or any occasion. They could use some remodeling. Overall good.

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Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

We went as a large group wanting to listen to some good blues music but were surprised that a hip hop concert was on the day. Sat down for a few drinks - really good drinks and beer by the way and came out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

I flew from Edmonton, Canada for this concert. The venue is beautiful and the staff were very very friendly. Concerts almost never start on time and this was no exception but they kept up with the chaos and it made for a wonderful night of rock and roll. What an amazing historical music venue.

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Thank Joline F
Waterford ct
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Place was ok, not like other House of Blues we have visited. I don't think I would come back. .......................................

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Thank 72gsspeed
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

We have been to the HOB about three or four times and the first time was a little rough on customer service, however the manager stepped in and from that point on he took it to a whole new level.. Outstanding service from that point on, and always comes over and welcomes us in like family.... if you have never... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Went for a rock concert (Circa Survive/ RX Bandits). Cool atmosphere and decor. Well kept venue with clean bathrooms. Only annoying thing was trying to get a drink upstairs. People tend to lean up against the bar which can make it difficult to grab a drink. Not as big of a problem downstairs. Will surely catch more shows here when... More 

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San Diego, California
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502 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Solid concert venue as most house of blues are. Not too big or too small. Also the beers reasonable. At 12$ for a 24 oz can, I cant complain.

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Thank satobt
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99 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

First time here to see the Collective Soul show. Not a huge fan of standing all night, so opted for balcony seats. Excellent view, only slightly obstructed by railing, but small issue, as the band is right there! Bar is very close, and lots of fresh air coming in off of the street. I could see people below sweating on... More 

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San Diego
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

We got tickets to see one of my favorite rock bands, Collective Soul. We had seen one other concert at this venue previously, arriving late to the show. So we were a little way back from the stage. But anywhere you stand or locate yourself in this venue is good. It's not too big and presents itself as fairly intimate... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Was at this venue for the Fratelli's concert. This a nice intimate theater with good sound and seats in the balcony area. Floor is standing room only but the balcony has great views of the stage and comfortable seating. Great small venue for a concert.

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