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Prohibition San Diego

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Great hidden gem

There is no name of this place on street level, so you need to ask around to find it. It is in the... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
Music is Fantastic and Drinks Delicious

Great place to listen to live music and enjoy handmade specialty cocktails. This is California, so... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Beth S
Clovis, California
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

There is no name of this place on street level, so you need to ask around to find it. It is in the cellar and it has live music. I would say it is perfect for some jazz, but they also play other music there.....More

Thank OCDane
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Great place to listen to live music and enjoy handmade specialty cocktails. This is California, so some people will be dressed-up and others in a more laid-back attire. Either way, everyone is friendly and having a fantastic time and the musicians play with genuine passion....More

1  Thank Beth S
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Recommended by the Concierge at our hotel, located under Havana. Loved the unmarked door with a bouncer who let us into the basement speakeasy. The blues music was great, the singer was sassy and fun and the craft cocktails were worth the wait. Get there...More

Thank Maura8508
Reviewed 16 April 2018

As we entered, the greeter at the door said that he wished everyone dressed like us (me in a cocktail dress, my husband in a suit- bowtie & suspenders 1920s style). When we got downstairs we found ourselves in a horde of cut-offs a la...More

Thank skitlbug
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Fun place with a great vibe. Bartenders were skilled, friendly and professional. If you like to get up and dance this is a good place to shake it. Small place and very intimate.

Thank brent m
Reviewed 6 February 2018

From outside, this might just seem like a nothing of sorts with a single door shady entry but the basement speakeasy setting provides a very close to speakeasy experience from the prohibition era. Do order the drink called "dealer's choice" where you tell the waiter...More

1  Thank MitaliB32
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

This is the coolest hidden bar in the middle of gas town. You wouldn’t know it was there. Got there early to see a fantastic blues/funk style band. The bartender create these different craft cocktails that you won’t necessarily find at other places. The place...More

Thank TikiTravels
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Very cool place!!! Long narrow bar. Get a seat if you can. Drinks are pricey but good. Music was awesome. Highly recommended

Thank Valerie W
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Cool little place for the experience. You've gotta find it tucked in between two buildings. The drinks were interesting and priced for San Diego. The had a live little 3 man band. Fun times. The for has a law office sign.

1  Thank Traveling_addiction
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Not a place you’d stumble on while strolling the Gas Lamp. You need to look for the door. It’s not a big place so seating is limited to some long bench seats and a few high tops. Craft cocktails are amazing. The Sawadee is our...More

Thank Ckline95
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Alesha S
15 April 2018|
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Response from TikiTravels | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so
Ayanna A
6 January 2018|
Response from Valerie W | Reviewed this property |
Mine was $11 I think
15 March 2017|
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Response from CoastalKay | Reviewed this property |
Based on our visit, anything goes.