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House of Blues Restaurant & Bar San Diego

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1055 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-5101
+1 619-299-2583
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16:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 16:00 - 23:00
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was attending a conference at the convention center for several days. One of the sponsors booked out the entire House of Blues for a night for conference attendees. The food was great, and the music was even better. The only downside was that when it was packed it has hard to get around through a lot of the narrow... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Service music and atmosphere was great. Food was good, had ribs, appetizers, coffee BUT the next day I had to stay at my hotel close to "the facilities". I won't go back

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Torrance, CA
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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

They have great popcorn shrimp and coleslaw. The rest of the food was not so wonderful. Concert was fabulous, not really a dinner venue. Lynch Mob was a fabulous band. House of blues lighting and sound were spot on! Will definitely go back!!

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Riverside, California
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2,143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 458 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

That's about how I'd capture this place in a word. It's definitely not a typical restaurant experience. Not very busy before a show may be a hint about the dining experience. (Other HOB restaurants have gone Dodo.) The place is long and narrow opening onto two streets. It's dark almost gothic feeling inside. Food is pub-style, southern, Creole. Maybe it's... More 

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Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
HouseOfBluesSD, Manager at House of Blues Restaurant & Bar San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share such detailed feedback. Appreciate you informing would be guests on the ins and outs of the venue. We strive to provide an excellent experience with all of our guests and we'll share your feedback with the team. We look forward to seeing you again. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Nostalgic and conveniently located next door to hotel. Food was basic but good. Entertainment was great.

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Thank lbleuze
HouseOfBluesSD, Manager at House of Blues Restaurant & Bar San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to seeing you next time! More 

Valley Heights, Australia
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116 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Attracted by the name, and wanted a place to chill out for the evening. Didn't do the band thing that night, Recorded music and some nice Cajun food sufficed. Really enjoyed the casual atmosphere and attentive service by wait staff. Good night, thanks

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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Well, when we cam back to San Diego we remembered liking this so much we wanted to go back and try it. Boy what a disappointment!!!! First off it might have been that the atmosphere was terrible this time. Last time we were in a nice room and they where having open mic night with a nice local singer. This... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

I took my parents here when they flew down from northern California to visit me, and we were all very impressed! Thinking of House of Blues I tended to think of the venue side of things rather than the restaurant and I was very pleasantly surprised. The service was awesome, all the servers were on top of their responsibilities and... More 

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Thank Jake W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

My husband and I were in the area and we came across Crossroads (HOB). A live band was playing at the time and a very friendly host greeted us at the gate, so we were sold! As vegetarians, we usually have a hard time when eating out because the vegetarian options aren't so great. We ordered the portobello burger and... More 

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Thank Arianne A
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

I went to Crossroads a few weeks ago with my friends for a late dinner while visiting San Diego for a "girls weekend"! I started off with their delicious Voodoo Shrimp as my appetizer, the shrimp was perfectly cooked on top of cornbread with an incredible sauce. For an entree I had the Smoked BBQ Bacon Burger that was absolutely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cajun & Creole, American, Bar
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1055 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-5101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-299-2583
Description
Our delicious cuisine is a mix of American and international dishes created by our rockin' band of chefs across America. Appetizers to please are the perfect opening act before diving into juicy steaks, tantalizing salads and decadent desserts. Our burgers are even better than scoring a backstage pass. So whether you're in the mood for our tender Applewood Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf or the Shrimp & Grits with its seductive and crispy fried grit cake, there's a little something for every rockstar on this menu. Our menu is bold yet classic and has a contemporary twist that will leave your taste buds singing all the way home.

Closed on Mondays, but open on show nights from 4pm-11pm.

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