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Cafe Sevilla of San Diego

) #98 of 3,977 Restaurants in San Diego ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish
353 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6909
+1 619-233-5979
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (252 reviews)
“paella” (124 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
353 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6909
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1 - 10 of 662 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love tapas. If you have been lucky enough to travel to Spain you find tapas everywhere and it is really peasant food, cheap, simple and if you don't like one plate it doesn't matter coz there will be something else along in a minute...More

Thank Gibbo1969
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for our guests. While I am happy to hear that you enjoyed some of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I reviewed a year ago and gave it high marks. We returned to San Diego and of course we wanted to bring the rest of our family to Cafe Sevilla. We decided to go during happy hour which meant $3 off appetizers, wine and beer....More

Thank minnesotans4
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind review! We take these reviews very seriously and review them each week to ensure we give the best service and food as possible. Thank you for coming back to see us and we are very apologetic that the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now I have been to Spain and this is not close. First off, anyone who has been to Spain knows that they excel at patatas bravas. This place had ones that simply were ok. Their mojitos were very good and the fresh sugarcane was a...More

Thank Gina520
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for our guests. While I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the cocktails,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined this evening with a 6 PM reservation, arriving on time we were seated promptly. Tried a number of tapas and the standouts were the bacon wrapped dates and beaf empanadas. Our waitress was good taking the time to answer our questions and to make...More

Thank unicorn123
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI There, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for our guests. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are new to San Diego, or just have not eaten in Gaslamp in awhile, a good way to get acquainted with GASLAMP is to take a Food Tour. Today we took a Taste of GASLAMP. On the menu for the Food Tour was...More

Thank PtLomafoodie
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

HI There! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us and I'm so happy you were able to sample our cuisine at the "Taste of Gaslamp!" Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The group that I was with decided to do a smorgasbord of offerings. Everything was so flavorful with it's own unique flavor. So often restaurants "different" dishes all taste the same. NOT HERE! This small Tapas bar/restaurant had some of the best Queso Fundido with...More

Thank Slyvnr
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us, we loved hearing that you are such a fan of Sevilla! Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am visiting San Diego from the UK....I LOVE tapas.... The restaurant and atmosphere was great and I believe I may have just had a bad experience! The waiter knew nothing about Spanish food though. The empandas was absolutely delicious. However, my Gambas (expensive $13...More

1  Thank Simone R
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your honest review. We do take these very seriously and review them each week to ensure we give the best service and food as possible. We were sorry to hear about the burnt garlic on the shrimp as I can imagine it...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Tapas restaurant with a good choice of tapas and live music. When we were there it was a brazilian band. Sangria is good too. Service excellent!More

Thank Antonio C
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

HI Antonio, Thank you so much for your kind review! We take these reviews very seriously and review them each week to ensure we give the best service and food as possible. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team! Thanks again and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For our last evening's dinner in San Diego we walked to this venue from The Hilton Bayside(separate review) Our friendly server, Jose, recommended Patatas Brava, Spanish meatballs, Brussels sprouts and lamb chops. All were excellent and too much for two people. But. The carafe of...More

Thank tatliturk
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review! We take these reviews very seriously and review them each week to ensure we give the best service and food as possible. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team but also take a look...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place in the Gas Lamp district. Food and atmosphere were above average. Thought the pricing was a little high

Thank Laurie53
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Do the rooms have a blow dryer?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:30
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:30
Thursday
11:30 - 01:30
Friday
11:30 - 01:30
Saturday
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 353 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6909
    (Market St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-233-5979
Description
Cafe Sevilla has been dedicated to providing the true essence of Spanish culture, music and cuisine since 1987. Located in the heart of downtown San Diego in the Gaslamp district, Cafe Sevilla is proud to offer the most authentic Spanish ambiance in their tapas bar, restaurant and nightclub. Café Sevilla specializes in Spanish tapas or small plates, which are great for a sharable dining experience. Menu offerings include a variety of tapas to include ceviche, empanadas, calamari, Spanish meatballs, stuffed dates, patatas bravas and tortilla Espanola. Main dishes include a variety of paellas, fresh seafood and savory meat dishes. We also feature a large variety of Spanish wines and refreshing sangrias. Cafe Sevilla is proud to offer: -Lunch, Brunch and Dinner -Live Entertainment 7 Nights a Week -Salsa Dance Classes Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday -Flamenco Dinner Shows Every Friday & Saturday Night -Late Night Dining on Friday and Saturday Nights -9 Course Tapas Brunch Featuring $10 Endless Champagne on Saturdays & Sundays -Enjoy Social Hour specials 7 days a week! Join us Sunday-Friday 2:30pm-6:30pm and Saturday 2:30pm-5pm for Spanish tapas bites for only $3 each. Plus, you can enjoy $3 off items $11 and under and $5 off items $12 and over on our entire food and beverage menu. -Locals can join the "Sevilla e-Club" and benefit from special menu tastings, preview events, weekly deals and more! Learn more by visiting our website. Membership is FREE! Cafe Sevilla has something for everyone! Ole!
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