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Barona Resort & Casino

1932 Wildcat Canyon Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040-1553
+1 619-443-2300
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Go during daylight hours

We heard about this place from at least 4 people. Getting there from San Diego proved that we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rjajthrb
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Hidden gem!

This casino is in the mountains and a little remote, which is part of its ambience. About 45 min... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julie K
,
Las Cruces, New Mexico
via mobile
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Barona Casino has a long history of creating extraordinary moments — from Barona's luxury resort and spa to award-winning golf course, casino restaurants, and of course, gaming. - Award-winning guest service and phenomenal hospitality - Casually elegant 400-room hotel - Resort amenities around every corner, including luxury spa - Award-winning San Diego golf and dining - Some of the most thrilling gaming in the world
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great casino” (7 reviews)
“san diego” (18 reviews)
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LOCATION
1932 Wildcat Canyon Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040-1553
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+1 619-443-2300
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"great casino"
in 7 reviews
"san diego"
in 18 reviews
"las vegas style"
in 2 reviews
"slot games"
in 2 reviews
"street tacos"
in 2 reviews
"food court is"
in 2 reviews
"six hours"
in 2 reviews
"loosest slots"
in 5 reviews
"loose slots"
in 3 reviews
"winding road"
in 2 reviews
"parking garage"
in 2 reviews
"sage restaurant"
in 5 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 2 reviews
"year olds"
in 2 reviews
"wildcat canyon"
in 2 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 3 reviews
"dry casino"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We heard about this place from at least 4 people. Getting there from San Diego proved that we should have come here in daylight. Once you get off the highway, there is a 6-10 mile ride in a single lane, up and down the hills...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This casino is in the mountains and a little remote, which is part of its ambience. About 45 min. or 30 miles from Escondido, this casino is well worth the trip. It is clean and the staff are friendly. The newer part of the casino...More

Thank Julie K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a bit of a winding road up from Lakeside you enter the Barona Reservation and it is beautiful. Set in a valley and surrounded by a golf course, the resort and casino are visually impressive. What I will share is that the staff make...More

Thank John W
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This review is intended to focus on the restaurant, Italian Cucina, which is on the lower level inside the casino. We have been going to the casino for many years and have utilized all the restaurants. Always viewed the Italian restaurant as somewhat above a...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

They are not the loosest slots as they advertise. Theyre doing remodel of the entrance and are tightening up slot machines a lot to pay for the remodel. Also they're system says my address us not valid though I've lived here 7 years. Its correct...More

Thank Daniel L
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Barona was the best casino in San Diego when they really cared about there players, lately this place don't deserve a two stars they got to comphy with the advertisement the best casino , well I have news for you I been gambling in this...More

Thank Don Y
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We had another comped visit to Barona. The food in Sage Restaurant was amazing as usual (i got the rib eye, and when it came it was slathered in onions, so much so there was no steak showing! I'm allergic to onions, so they remade...More

Thank msdebagain
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Got together on a Thursday evening and rolled on it too Lakeside, Ca., which really isn't that far from San Diego, to reminisce about the Good Ole Days and through back a few suds plus, it's really about as good as any Casino I've been...More

1  Thank David T
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Most incredible Buffet I've ever been at loose slots real craps the only Casino in California I would really want to go to super friendly great ventilation so no smoke smell

Thank rayd126
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Great casino and restaurants inside. It is a short trip from San Diego but worth the drive time. While this is not going to compete with a high end Las Vegas casino it will provide a fun outing for the day and/or evening. Check it...More

Thank chris92009
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