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South Beach Bar & Grille

5059 Newport Ave, Ste 104, San Diego, CA 92107-3019
+1 619-226-4577
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish tacos” (191 reviews)
“baby octopus” (8 reviews)
“fries” (41 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5059 Newport Ave, Ste 104, San Diego, CA 92107-3019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get the two taco plate - one fish one chicken, won't be disappointed!! Located right by the water in OB, this place is a lot of fun.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joeblack12345
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I highly recommend the Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos! So flavorful! For a bar environment, spacious, fun place. Great service!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Karie R
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Stopped by this place while out walking. The place is huge, with both indoor and outdoor seating. Wings were excellent.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pfmiller1037
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Immediately adjacent to ocean beach pier, South Beach bar and grille serves up wonderful fish tacos quickly! grab the seats on the deck viewing the ocean, watch the waves roll in and be entertained by the beach goers who come in every flavor imaginable. truly...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Buzz2020
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I first reviewed this place in 2015. After visiting twice in the last few weeks I have to revise my review. Fish tacos not nearly as good. The clam strips still yummy. Service is almost nonexistent. They have completely eliminated table ordering on the 1st...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank K R
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I have been coming here for over twenty years. Had not been down in a couple of years. We had visitors from Australia and only had two and half hours before they needed to be at the airport. Decided to show them around Ocean Beach...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SunshineBerg
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This was my first time visiting San Diego, and I assumed being by the ocean, I should get the most amazing seafood. I set my expectations too high I guess, and was told there isn't a lot of culture but tacos of all kinds on...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BrendaG2644
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

As a California native and LA resident for over a decade, I was hesitant to try South Beach's tacos and resistant to the idea that I'd like them, but I am obsessed and now need to visit at least once every time I'm in San...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank NeedsAVacation26
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We were in Pacific Beach for the first time and happened across South Beach Bar and Grille. We went upstairs and were greeted by the friendliest hostess ever. She told us about the town, the restaurant and the waves. Our server was also extremely friendly....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank nkwins
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Best food I had during my time in San Diego and great fish tacos. Very reasonable drink and food prices. Recommended by a local.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Shananananana
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5059 Newport Ave, Ste 104, San Diego, CA 92107-3019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Ocean Beach
  • Neighbourhood: Ocean Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 619-226-4577
A lively American bar and grille offering ocean views and San Diego’s best fish tacos and seafood. South Beach Bar & Grille is the home of the world famous Mahi-Mahi fish tacos and a huge selection of craft beers. South Beach also features daily food and drink specials, a happy-hour menu from 3-6 pm on Monday through Friday, and ten televisions on which to watch your favorite college and pro sports teams.
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