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Waterfront Bar & Grill

€€ - €€€American, ,
2044 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-1751
+1 619-232-9656
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
2044 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-1751
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time in the shoulder period between lunch and dinner. The staff was super helpful during a time when a lot of staff seem to check out and go on break. We had three checking on us throughout out meal. Thank you...More

Thank BE_Travelin
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I ate breakfast there twice and was really charmed. Staff is very nice, especially Laura, who recommended me the dishes and even gave me a sample of soup for tasting. The soup is great, with pork amd corn, so was taco with mahi fish. Very...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Great place - lots of history and very socialable - all of the waitress were very friendly and willing to help - order the Waterfront burger - outstanding - definitely a place to go

1  Thank THwp
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Can't miss out on the local dive bar! Great little place great drinks. Apparently they are San Diego's oldest tavern, kinda cool, locals place

Thank Traveling_addiction
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Visited in early December before heading to the airport. Wish I had stopped earlier in my trip! Monster breakfast burrito... excellent. Great blue collar neighborhood spot for breakfast and a beer.

Thank brian_tito_bieganski
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Good selection of draft beers, great selection of whisky and bourbon! 🥃 Will definitely return for another round or two.

1  Thank Nimdori
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We were recommended this place by a bar maid at Bolt Brewery which didn’t serve rum. It is really a locals bar, but full of life and atmosphere. There’s a narrow strip of seats outside, a bar area in the middle and seating in the...More

1  Thank collavfc
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Recently had an early good basic breakfast at the Waterfront. A great location...we walked to an art show close by and also absorbed the essence of Little Italy. I would suggest getting an outside table...Saturday mornings have a bit of the smells of Friday nights...More

Thank Roz68
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I came here last month with my parents. We ordered the calamari appetizer for the three of us but the portion was very small which was disappointing. For my meal, I ordered the wedge salad and a clam chowder. The chowder was a little watery...More

Thank Gab J
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Found this place because of good reviews and it was so packed after the Rock & Roll Half Marathon...but found a table, very friendly staff, and VERY good food!! Staff friendly, and I wish they had a place like this where I live!!! Best music...More

Thank Kimberly W
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cotton b
29 March 2018|
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Response from Nimdori | Reviewed this property |
About 10$ for imported and IPAs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2044 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-1751
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-9656
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