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McFadden's Restaurant & Saloon

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Irish, ,
731 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6917
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
16 Jun 2017
“Possibility of cheap drinks but don't expect much”
10 Jun 2016
“Go here to Drink do not go here for food.”
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Irish, Bar, Pub
731 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6917
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

This place had average bar food and cheap drinks if they like you. If you misunderstand the drink deals they will kick you out without explanation. Some of the bartenders are nice some are verbally abusive. Come expecting little and you will be fine.

Thank R0BYM0
Reviewed 10 June 2016

Do not bring friends or family here. This is where you bring your close friends for cheap drinks. This place has a good night life if you like noisy, sweaty, wild, dingy clubs with a generic DJ on the stand. Central location with a patio...More

Thank Ezra C
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Spent a few hours here with some Mets fans before walking over to the game. Food and drinks were much better than I expected.

Thank dennis1027
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

You're wondering why the drinks are cheep? Security guys making money by saying randomly you did something wrong (like you where standing in their way?!?) take you out and tell you, you can enter again by paying them 20$ what is ridiculous! Thats just rip-off...More

Thank Pascal B
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Excelent option to drink before parties or happy hour! Cheap drink with good selection! Music is also nice and danceable!

Thank Guilherme G
Reviewed 26 August 2014

Bartender Carl was professional! He suggested items to eat and he made me "special" drinks all evening! They were all delicious!! I will go see Carl again when I return to San Diego!!

Thank ckfoody
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Dos XX's, IPA, Guinness, Stella, New Castle, Sam Adams, Smithwicks and lots more all a $1. 12 oz glasses.the atmosphere was very friendly. The waitress was good. She never left us needing beer or anything. We had a list of beers on tap the waitress...More

Thank jeb g
Reviewed 28 May 2013 via mobile

Looks to be a once hopping dance/nightclub. Staff was super accommodating, we wanted to watch UFC but none of the places would allow my 14 year old son in with us. They did, and were pleased to have us. Beer was good and cold- food...More

Thank Rabbott1
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Pretty empty on weekdays, but there's a line in the weekend. They have a beer-pong table and cheep pitchers if you play

Thank Kristian D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Television
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 731 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6917
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
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