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Croce's Restaurant and Jazz Bar - CLOSED

802 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6108
+1 619-233-4355
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
11 Jul 2017
3 Jan 2016
“Good food and atmosphere”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Spanish
802 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6108
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Ingrid runs a top notch restaurant she is the wife of Jim Croce. The food and music are great. I heard it might have closed.

Thank svencat
Reviewed 4 January 2016

It has everything you would want in a great restaurant, at very reasonable prices. The place has a good vibe, and it's nice to remember Jim Croce at the same time.

Thank GardenResident
Reviewed 9 October 2015

We eat at Croce's on a fairly regular basis as much for the music as the food. The food is a tad expensive but, considering the live combo's that entertain guests, it's worth it. The service is good and the food eclectic. It is owned...More

Thank Doc1213
Reviewed 3 December 2014

Upon arrival we were seated immediately as we had made a reservation, it was 7pm in the middle of the week. The restaurant was busy but not jammed, the manager greeted us at our table followed by the Wine Steward who began to answer all...More

1  Thank seeparker
Reviewed 4 November 2014

It was fun to visit Croce's, which was started by singer Jim Croce's widow Ingrid years ago in the Gaslamp Quarter. They have moved farther up the street to a quieter area (2760 Fifth Ave), and I applaud the move. You do need a car...More

Thank BluegrassGuy06
Reviewed 31 October 2014

The last time I dined here was about 20 years ago. It was a great experience back then and is still great. Service was impeccable. Food was great. Ingrid Croce runs a class operation. She greets everyone at the door and comes by to check...More

Thank MARC A
Reviewed 29 October 2014

our daughter took us to this place and we shared three different items. All were excellent. The short rib were good, the pork and veal meatballs were very good but the scallops were excellent. One minor flaw the waitress brought us sea bass instead of...More

Thank Leroy J
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Situated downtown this restaurant owned by the wife of legendary singer Jim Croce was a nice venue for enjoying a good meal with the opportunity to hear good local talent.

Thank Traveler1948_10
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Had a great dinner here. Three different menu items and each was excellent. Good selections of both food and drinks. Service was excellent! Great jazz in the rear of the restaurant and outdoor seating is available. Cost for three of us including tip was $150...More

Thank travelingman111
Reviewed 20 September 2014

When my wife suggested we try Croce's Park West (http://crocesparkwest.com/) I just about decided not to go there, only because of the memories of what Croce's was when they were in the gaslamp. Man am I glad I gave them a chance! The location is...More

1  Thank Kendell L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$18 - US$100
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 802 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6108
    (F st.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-233-4355
Croce's Restaurant and Jazz Bar, a popular Gaslamp landmark, and a tribute to singer-songwriter Jim Croce, offers Contemporary American Cuisine, a Wine Spectator Award Winning Wine List and Live Music Nightly.
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