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Pampas Bar & Grill

8690 Aero Dr, San Diego, CA 92123-1886
+1 858-278-5971
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
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“empanadas” (12 reviews)
“roquefort” (3 reviews)
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17:00 - 21:00 Hours
Latin, Argentinian, Steakhouse, Spanish, South American
€€ - €€€
8690 Aero Dr, San Diego, CA 92123-1886
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good Argentinian cut and fine dining prices, though the rest of the menu is decently priced. Make sure to take a picture with the Pope, as he's always at the entrance ready to "meat" you! The appetizers like queso fundido with chorizo was delicious!

Thank Dany Z
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meat (finally someone got it right with “make it rare!), nice desert with dulce de leche, cosy environment with not too loud tango, nice pics of La Pampa. Nice service. Nothing too fancy, but clean, cosy and truthful; just the way I like it....More

Thank PatPab
Reviewed 16 February 2018

No stranger to garlic, this classic Argentinian steak house. Would have done well at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, for sure. All flavors were big and bold to match the garlic. Really enjoyed the filet ricoleta with a superb pistachio cheese crust over a roquefort cream...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 28 December 2017

My friends and I actually went here because we ordered a Groupon for the Tango show with dinner for a pretty good deal. The decor is very dated but not too bad. The tango performance was magnificent. I really enjoyed the dancers and performances they...More

Thank TravelDiva19
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Food was fairly good. Service was mediocre. I tipped accordingly. There were three of us and i left a $23.00 tip based on the total bill. However; when i received the final charge from my credit card company the restaurant arbitrarily increased the tip to...More

1  Thank g0lfpr02
Reviewed 27 June 2017

If you come here expecting to absorb the Argentine experience, the decor may not disappoint. On week-ends, a tango show is a bonus for dinners who come in the evening. However, if you seek the culinary delights of Argentina, the restaurants does not live up...More

1  Thank Arrastape
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice ambiance and very reasonably priced. Goldstar often runs dinner specials that include the tango show.

Thank snarkus04
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I was in San Diego on Business, and this restaurant was near my Hotel. Several of us wanted Argentinean food. The restaurant offers an expanded menu with many items to please anyone pallet. We started with very tasty appetizers, the I had a Rib-eye steak,...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The single worst review I have ever been to!!! The owner who is was also our waitress is a total lunatic and screamed at us for asking to change table (we didn't even have food on the table yet but just drinks). She said or...More

1  Thank lovediego
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Flat iron chimachurra steak was pretty good for the "special". Veggies a little over cooked. Good fries. A little heavy on the garlic for the bread and seasoned oil. A couple of folks at our table were a little disappointed when they ordered empanadas. All...More

1  Thank MDOCguy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8690 Aero Dr, San Diego, CA 92123-1886
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-278-5971
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