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Maloney's Tavern

#2,978 of 4,081 Restaurants in San Diego
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, American,
777 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6917
+1 619-232-6000
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good6%
  • Average33%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible20%
7 Sep 2015
“Fun stop in Gaslamp”
22 Aug 2015
“Irish name... in name only Irish.”
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Bar, American, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
777 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6917
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

My friends and I were walking around Gaslamp when we found Maloney's. The 1st floor was dead... maybe 6 people. It was easy to get a drink at that bar. Downstairs has the dance floor and pool tables. They play great music. A lot more...More

Thank Betravel1
Reviewed 23 August 2015

More like a dorm rec room with a bar attached. Irish in name only. If you want the Irish experience and great food and drinks with the Irish flavor go to 'The Field" or "Dublin Square Irish Pub & Grill" this place is not up...More

Thank ahdiii
Reviewed 1 July 2015

The door guy said it was a $10 cover charge per person but that all drinks were $1. He lied. The dollar drinks were of the cheap stuff and didn't include red wine, scotch or Crown. When I mentioned it to him, he snapped at...More

Thank D C
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

This place is in a great location. Located on a lower level, It's perfect if you're looking for a quiet place to drink, relax, and escape the outside world for a bit. The drink list is extensive, and the bartenders friendly. The atmosphere is fun,...More

Thank NikEnnis
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

In spite of having an awesome name, this place is obviously trying to close. The entrance on fifth street was open, but the entrance on the adjacent street was a locked with no signage. We walked down the dark stairwell 6:30 PM. There was a...More

Thank curioustravelor2010
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We stopped here for drinks and their overall selection was on the small side. It seems like mostly a college aged bar although it was dead in the early evening when we were there. Our bartender was an extremely nice young lady who answered all...More

Thank FamilyDad2013
Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

My friend & I were visiting from Australia & we were very impressed with the bar man. The place itself was a dive- but ended up being fun. We had "around the World" drinks- DEEEELICIOUS & super cheap!!!

1  Thank Holidaygal25
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Went here to be at an Irish Pub for Bloomsday. Chose Maloney's at random from the 5 Irish Pubs in the Gaslamp. A mistake. At 6:30 PM the place was empty. We two were the only customers. We left at 8 PM and they were...More

Thank catatthebeach
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Ok, sure, I can see how this is a college bar and a nice hangout because of the billiards and the dance floor. However, that doesn't excuse the fact that EVERYTHING seemed to be sticky (seats, floor) and that drinks were unreasonably expensive ($25 for...More

Thank Napoli-phile21
Reviewed 9 July 2013

This place made me feel old! Dollar drinks on a Thursday night were pretty awesome, but I didn't appreciate seeing barely 21-year-olds grinding on each other like they just discovered the opposite sex. I had a fun time with my friends - this is a...More

Thank ajeancompton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6917
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-6000
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