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Uptown Tavern

#1,149 of 3,964 Restaurants in San Diego
££ - £££American, ,
1236 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3312
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“burgers” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
1236 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3312
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

This mixed crowd tavern also serves great food, specially sunday brunch. This was a great pick by my wife. Good music and fun crowd.

Thank AlbertoMay
Reviewed 28 December 2016

we were 3 at the dinner order drink and 3 different meals the first one arrived 10 minutes before the other so one has to eat first and watch the other after or you have to wait and eat cold but when we just finish...More

Thank Claude7592
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The bar is in hillcrest area of San Diego with rainbow flag. Starights are also welcome; bartender is very helpful with good advice for drinks and can make a taste before making decision. It's quite busy even on weekday but ambience is so friendly, having...More

Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My husband and I stopped in here for a casual dinner on a Monday evening. It has a very cool vibe. There is a huge bar with lots of TV's. Monday Night football was on and there was a good crowd, but plenty of seats....More

Thank LLJ56
Reviewed 19 July 2016

I was pleasantly surprised to find the back patio at the bar... was a nice place to hang out and catch some sun. We were drinking and I ordered a flat bread, which was amazing! I would really suggest checking this place out, they also...More

Thank Fernand0001
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Urban Tavern is a great place for food, drinks and atmosphere. We were greeted by a friendly bartender who provided awesome service and great drinks the entire time. The food is spectacular and the atmosphere is really fun.

Thank jeaniej2014
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for drinks and dinner there were 7 of us and we had to wait a while for a table which was no problem because we had drinks out side and talked to some other friends we knew. It's a fun place to...More

Thank BrianD007
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

There is definitely need a different ambiance when you walk in to Uptown tavern. The staff was very accommodating and friendly and gave great suggestions.Service was always done with a smile and a positive attitude. Great staff! Whether you're going to just have a couple...More

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

This place is amazing and the staff is ever so accommodating. The food is delicious and the management is WOW. Must see for a gay friendly venue in Hillcrest

Thank Julian V
Reviewed 23 September 2015

After a great Sunday out in San Diego visiting a friend, we decided to get one more drink to cap off a fun day. We stumbled into Uptown and grabbed a seat at the bar. The bar was quiet but still had a great buzz....More

Thank Peter D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1236 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103-3312
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
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