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Butcher Shop Steakhouse

) #238 of 3,970 Restaurants in San Diego ££ - £££ American, Steakhouse
5255 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123-1409
+1 858-565-2272
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (28 reviews)
“steak” (43 reviews)
“baked potato” (5 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
££ - £££
5255 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123-1409
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family dinner out on vacation. We all enjoyed our meal a great deal. We had prime rib, sirloin, and ribeye. All cooked to order and to perfection. Atmosphere is wonderful old school reminiscent of little Italy, NY. Staff was accommodating and friendly. We'll surely go...More

Thank L B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for Mother's Day. Had a wonderful time! The staff was excellent and the food was tremendous!

Thank jdhoggb4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the type of steakhouse that we grew up going to on special occasions. Red leather booths, celebrity artwork on the walls.... The service was superb. The food was high end....delicious and perfectly prepared. Most of all we want to go back and sit...More

1  Thank lookieloulou
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Easy freeway access in Kearny Mesa. I've been going to Butcher Shop for business lunches recently and they do a really good job. Great meatloaf, hamburgers, Prime Rib and I recommend you stick to the things they are really good at. The lunch salads were...More

Thank Snorris57
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We had dinner at the recommendation of our hotel. It's what you think of as an old time steakhouse. We both got the 7oz filet with baked potato. It was very good and tender. My only complaint is that the service was a bit slow...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The food was OK (prime rib? excellent; the veal? ummmmm. OK) but the atmosphere is rare. I felt immediately comfortable and I enjoyed my meal thoroughly. No culinary masterpieces here and that's just fine. Calamari lovers should look elsewhere on the menu. I don't normally...More

Thank Motowners
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel. My steak was cooked precisely as ordered and was very tender, Services was excellent, however, parking was a pit. It is very limited and tight. The prices were reasonable. The decor inside was very pleasant, and nice. The...More

Thank 943geraldm
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

If I could give half stars, this would be 3 1/2. Have been to this establishment many times but the service has slipped. Food is still a consistent 4 but the service needs to be addressed. The lady that waited on us came over literally...More

Thank 582KevinW
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Easter Brunch is outstanding and affordable- amazing given how many very, very expensive brunches there are in San Diego for Easter. The format is that you order a meal plus there is a buffet of breads, salads, fruit, and desserts. Of course, that does not...More

Thank karen42017
Reviewed 14 April 2017

With the outside of the building screaming retro once your in its like stepping through a portal back to the early 50's. We showed up for a lunch time meal. Once we were inside we were immediately seated and handed menus and drink orders taken....More

Thank tcooper0667
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5255 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123-1409
    (Complex Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Route 20
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-565-2272
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