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675 L Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (6th Street)
+1 619-645-6545
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06:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 00:00
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Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yum. My favorite. And the cocktails during Happy Hour are a good value. I enjoyed breakfasts and dinners here this trip and all were very good. Staff was also exemplary.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Normally, I love McCormick and Schmick's lobster bisque. It is my favorite. However, the night we were there, it tasted so gross. The liquid part was great (like normal) but the actual pieces of lobster-yuck!! It tasted like it had been freezer-burned. I have never had lobster taste like that before. I only order lobster dishes from nice restaurants, so... More 

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San Diego, California
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For a chain restaurant, this place has decently fresh fish. This location in the Omni Hotel is very convenient for a quiet drink to get away from the chaos of the Gaslamp Quarter.

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New Delhi, India
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

If you love Seafood this place works. Fish was fresh, quality was A+++, plating was outstanding, sauce was fabulous.

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Santa Barbara
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I received $20 gift certificates as a courtesy a few years ago. Have used 2 in the past and dropped in to use my last one. I mentioned this to the server when he took my order and he said he'd get at the end. Once my meal is finished it turns out that somehow my certificate is no longer... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Took former and current trainees to dinner while attending a major neuroscience conference. Reservation for 10 was made easily through open table. Our waiter Kyle was excellent as he attended to all of us without missing a beat. The food was delicious regardless of what was ordered. Not the cheapest place as the total bill came to $470 not including... More 

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Orange Beach, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The bad news: We did not have a chance to have dinner here. The GREAT news: We have never had a better experience at a bar at 9 am in the morning!!! We had planned to watch the football game at a sports bar, but when that did not work out, we turned to the bar in our very nice... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Honestly, this was THE BEST TUNA MELT I've had...EVER!! You can tell the fish was so fresh and the toasted bread made everything so great! I ordered fries with mine and they were excellent too; I mean who messes up fries? LOL I went during lunch on a week day and it was NOT crowded. A few casual meetings, but... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The server was incredibly nice and explained everything in detail - he had a great personality too. The food is delicious - I had a filet mignon, asparagus and bread. We also had bacon wrapped asparagus - Loved it - highly recommend going here!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I was in San Diego for a conference, and ran into a classmate from business school. We decided to eat at M&S since he doesn't eat meat. He had fish, which he really liked. I had a steak and it was cooked to perfection. Our server was friendly and attentive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 00:00
Monday
06:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 00:00
Thursday
06:00 - 00:00
Friday
06:00 - 00:00
Saturday
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 675 L Street, San Diego, CA 92101
    (6th Street)
  • Public Transportation: San Diego Trolley Stop - Gaslamp
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-645-6545

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?