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Kansas City Barbeque

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
610 W Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6720
+1 619-231-9680
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good33%
  • Average28%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“hot links” (15 reviews)
“cole slaw” (18 reviews)
“mac cheese” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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610 W Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6720
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1 - 10 of 732 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They make beyond clear that top guns bar scene was filmed here. That sad, food was very average. A sign there says location of the sleazy bar scene in top gun. Is the bar sleazy or the scene in the movie? I leave that up...More

Thank msstrauss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warning - you will receive your food in a plastic basket with plastic cutlery - but if you want to experience a bit of Top Gun nostalgia, then OK. Typical food: Burgers, Ribs & Pulled Pork

Thank Morty20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was actually led by nose to this BBQ joint. The smell is awesome and surrounded about three blocks. On arrival I had no idea that part of Top Gun was filmed here and that it was a big part of movie history. The location...More

Thank Just182rf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want nostalgia, then by all means visit, if you want a good meal and service, look elsewhere. Was not impressed with the quality of the food or the service. Food was served cold with an I don't care attitude, and there wasn't a...More

Thank A W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down amazing atmosphere people and great food. The Location Is great, waiters/waitress's are very friendly and good at their job as well, food came pretty quick.

Thank Nicholas C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It has to be done. For any Top Gun fan San Diego is a dream but this bar really is a must. It's off the bucket list. Nice friendly staff. A lot of locals sat at the bar drinking and watching soccer - a relaxed...More

Thank M-Jane72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The actual Top Gun bar where the piano scene was filmed and the bar unashamedly milks its links. Plenty of photo ops for TG fans and even a duke box that will play the TG soundtrack. It is located s short walk (5mins) from the...More

Thank Helena L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having a home in Kansas City and growing up in the Carolina's, we are BBQ aficionado's. This BBQ spot, where the piano scene from Top Gun was filmed in 1985 is the real deal. We had the pulled pork sandwich with Coke slaw and it...More

Thank BooBooskip
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We went here bc it was in the movie. Service was okay. Food was tasty but not fabulous. The great balls of Fire (mac n cheese balls deep fried and coated in Buffalo sauce) were fabulous. The mac n cheese side was not good which...More

Thank Aokmommy
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Dive bar from Top Gun - didn't really expect much, but did expect a working women's rest room!! We were welcome to use the men's but it smelled AWFUL!

Thank j916802
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 W Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6720
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-231-9680
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