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The Casbah

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Great Punk Club

Was here recently to see Agent Orange (yup they're still around.) I guess there was an original... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Steve H
New Jersey
A San Diego gem

This is a neighborhood gem & is the place to go for live music in San Diego. It's a small venue so... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
San Diego
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
19 Dec 2017
“Great Punk Club”
14 Jun 2017
“Modern English ”
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2501 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-1217
+1 619-232-4355
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Was here recently to see Agent Orange (yup they're still around.) I guess there was an original location and now this one. It's kinda like the CBGBs of San Diego. There's a smaller room and main room. Sound was good, crowd was fun. Main band...More

3  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome small venue for live music. Pleasantly surprised. And the booze was cheap too. Thanks for making my trip to San Diego extra good.

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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Met friends that have a hip hop group here as they were checking out the place for a possible performance. I can say without reservation, this isn't the place us Middle-Agers need to frequent. I mean, as a child of the 60's, I still like...More

1  Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is a neighborhood gem & is the place to go for live music in San Diego. It's a small venue so you will be up close with anyone you go to see. Keep watch over their calendar they host a variety of genres. It...More

Thank seesumigo
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately I know where the world's loudest exhaust fan (TWLEF) resides and it's in this music venue. I give the Casbah 5 stars for the acts they bring to town. Between the Casbah, Soda Bar and the Observatory I've seen probably 10 shows over the...More

Thank TrippyTravels
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The Casbah has got to be one of my absolute favorite places to see a good, loud, rock show. There's a lot of history there, and you can feel it as soon as you walk in the door. There's plenty of room to check out...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

This is a grungy place and suits the Rock bands playing there. There was several bands rotating through sets. The first was terrible, second was pretty good, 3rd was ok. It really depends on the night they play what you get. It is loud! There's...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Went here to see a friend who was DJing. There was plenty of open space, especially on the dance floor, and the whiskey sour I had was good. The bartenders weren't overly friendly or rude; they just did their job and held conversation if you...More

Thank FGrandillo
Reviewed 19 November 2014

The Casbah is a dive bar, club venue with a small stage (this is part of the charm, or a deterrent depending on your tastes) close proximity to your favorite band, and even closer proximity to people you may not want to meet. It would...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 14 October 2014

The Casbah is not located in the best part of town, but I went to a show alone last night and didn't have any problems. The venue is tiny but perfect for getting an up-close and personal experience with your favorite artists. They've got a...More

Thank ShannonD71
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