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Cafe Sevilla of San Diego

353 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6909
+1 619-233-5979
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (301 reviews)
“paella” (140 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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353 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6909
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1 - 10 of 771 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I enjoy Flamenco music and, in my much earlier days, played it myself, and a Groupon for dinner and a show at Café Flamenco seemed something that we (our group of four) should take advantage of when we were in San Diego. When I posed...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Adk for datiles and Spanish Ratatouille and you will not be sad. Good wait staff and fabulous food/ atmosphere.

Thank Colorado70
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We loved reading your thoughtful review! Thank you for sharing! I will be sure to share your feedback with our team! Thanks and we hope to see you again soon! HOLLY | LOSEY Director of Marketing holly@cafesevilla.com

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent tapas bar and restaurant with really good live music, we were lucky enough to catch a really really authentic Santana tribute band as well as a really skilled Spanish guitarist in our two visits.

Thank Chris D
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We loved reading your thoughtful review! Thank you for sharing! I will be sure to share your feedback with our team! Thanks and we hope to see you again soon! HOLLY | LOSEY Director of Marketing holly@cafesevilla.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

All the staff was so friendly and helpful. The Flamenco show was fantastic. I would have liked to hear some original music since the guitar players were amazing (most music was from the Gypsy Kings). The dancers were great -especially since we sat in the...More

Thank 1Dutchie13
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We loved reading your thoughtful review! Thank you for sharing! I will be sure to share your feedback with our team and also let them know about the tasteless rice! We apologize about this, and I will definitely share your feedback with the kitchen so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

VERY ACCOMODATING wait staff. SO very attentive, helpful with suggestions, and just overall NICE people. We had a group of 6 - EVERYONE received individual attention. The food was INCREDIBLE. And we ordered a bit of the prix fixe menu, a bit off of it....More

Thank jco39
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for our guests. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team! Thanks...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner and flamenco. Flamenco was great. Food not so much. Costco lettuce salad, mushy paella, and cheap dessert. Would pay for the music and flamenco dancing but would skip the food.More

Thank OnAir256600
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us. Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for our guests. While I am happy to hear that you enjoyed the flamenco,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled into this place. Felt like Spanish. Initial choice was tapas but decided on their signature paella’s. Absolutely delicious. Food came promptly. Plenty of seafood in the paella unlike a lot of places where you get scraps. Only downside was it was a little too...More

Thank Doogieman1
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi There! We loved reading your thoughtful review! Thank you for sharing! I will be sure to share your feedback with our team! Thanks and we hope to see you again soon! HOLLY | LOSEY Director of Marketing holly@cafesevilla.com

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the five course menu. They willing substituted an extra tapas for the desert course as my wife has an allergy which precluded her having the desert. Every dish was amazing. We chose the Paella Valencia as the main course as this is one of...More

Thank 982rodneyl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having spent a lot of time in Spain over the years we were curious to find out if San Diego could do justice to Spanish cuisine. At Sevilla the answer is - Yes! We tried a range of tapas from their extensive list and were...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mt GF and I stopped here for dinner when we were on vacation. We had a wonderful waiter (forgot her name, but she had just returned from a vacation in Sardinia) who made some suggestions on the menu. We shared a traditional Paella and also...More

Thank John P
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Sarah B
7 December 2016|
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Response from Emma H | Reviewed this property |
Best tapas! Good food and excellent service. Highly recommended!
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jamiejo1101
11 August 2016|
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Response from TravelerSpeaks | Reviewed this property |
No blow dryers. No rooms.
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Daniel M
2 May 2015|
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Response from jo Anne W |
No parking at restaurant, but public parking is available at nearby garages. Hotel day rate is $46/d, but don't know hourly rate. There is some street parking, but I don't know the details about times and cost.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:30
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:30
Thursday
11:30 - 01:30
Friday
11:30 - 01:30
Saturday
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 353 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6909
    (Market St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-233-5979
  • E-mail
Description
Cafe Sevilla has been dedicated to providing the true essence of Spanish culture, music and cuisine since 1987. Located in the heart of downtown San Diego in the Gaslamp district, Cafe Sevilla is proud to offer the most authentic Spanish ambiance in their tapas bar, restaurant & nightclub. Café Sevilla specializes in Spanish tapas or small plates, which are great for a sharable dining experience. Menu offerings include a variety of tapas to include ceviche, empanadas, calamari, Spanish meatballs, stuffed dates, patatas bravas and tortilla Espanola. Main dishes include a variety of paellas, fresh seafood & savory meat dishes. We also feature a large variety of Spanish wines & refreshing sangrias. -Live Music in the Tapas Bar 7 Nights a Week -Salsa Dance Classes Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday -Flamenco Dinner Shows Every FridaySaturday Night -Late Night Dining on Friday/Saturday Nights -Sunday Brunch Featuring $10 Bottomless Mimosas -Happy Hour Specials 7 Days a Week
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