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Prohibition San Diego

548 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6914
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Music is Fantastic and Drinks Delicious

Great place to listen to live music and enjoy handmade specialty cocktails. This is California, so... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beth S
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Clovis, California
Speakeasy vibe in the heart of the Gaslamp, specialty cocktails are a must!

Recommended by the Concierge at our hotel, located under Havana. Loved the unmarked door with a... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Maura8508
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Boston, Massachusetts
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548 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6914
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to listen to live music and enjoy handmade specialty cocktails. This is California, so some people will be dressed-up and others in a more laid-back attire. Either way, everyone is friendly and having a fantastic time and the musicians play with genuine passion....More

1  Thank Beth S
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Recommended by the Concierge at our hotel, located under Havana. Loved the unmarked door with a bouncer who let us into the basement speakeasy. The blues music was great, the singer was sassy and fun and the craft cocktails were worth the wait. Get there...More

Thank Maura8508
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

As we entered, the greeter at the door said that he wished everyone dressed like us (me in a cocktail dress, my husband in a suit- bowtie & suspenders 1920s style). When we got downstairs we found ourselves in a horde of cut-offs a la...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Fun place with a great vibe. Bartenders were skilled, friendly and professional. If you like to get up and dance this is a good place to shake it. Small place and very intimate.

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

From outside, this might just seem like a nothing of sorts with a single door shady entry but the basement speakeasy setting provides a very close to speakeasy experience from the prohibition era. Do order the drink called "dealer's choice" where you tell the waiter...More

1  Thank Mitali B
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

This is the coolest hidden bar in the middle of gas town. You wouldn’t know it was there. Got there early to see a fantastic blues/funk style band. The bartender create these different craft cocktails that you won’t necessarily find at other places. The place...More

Thank TikiTravels
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Very cool place!!! Long narrow bar. Get a seat if you can. Drinks are pricey but good. Music was awesome. Highly recommended

Thank Valerie W
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Cool little place for the experience. You've gotta find it tucked in between two buildings. The drinks were interesting and priced for San Diego. The had a live little 3 man band. Fun times. The for has a law office sign.

Thank Traveling_addiction
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Not a place you’d stumble on while strolling the Gas Lamp. You need to look for the door. It’s not a big place so seating is limited to some long bench seats and a few high tops. Craft cocktails are amazing. The Sawadee is our...More

Thank Ckline95
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

And I do mean find...because you have to search for it. All part of the experience! This was one of our favorite things to do in San Diego. Follow the directions and find the nondescript door wedged between two restaurants. Downstairs is just...cool. We were...More

Thank travelinda20
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Mine was $11 I think
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