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“An Old Classic” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bully's

Bully's
Ranked #21 of 91 Restaurants in Del Mar
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
San Diego, California
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217 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“An Old Classic”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

Bully's is an interesting place. It seems like it's stuck in a time warp... That's not all bad, but I'm not sure how they stay in business featuring chicken fried steak when it's in walking distance to one of the most popular beaches in San Diego County that translates to "lot's of health minded, skinny, bikini wearing residents and travelers." However, the food is good and the servers are pleasant, so if comfort food is your thing, this place will work.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
San Diego, California
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Burger and brew”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

If you want a nice quiet getaway flyer a busy day on the beach go here. Great burgers and seafood dishes too. I always get the skinny fries! Also, their bloody Mary's are delicious!!! Always good service too.

Visited June 2014
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Thank TawnyaRP
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Clarksville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Charming little restaurant with a good menu selection”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

We ate here when meeting up with family while visiting California. Great location in Del Mar and easy to get a table during the weeknight when we visited. The waitresses were very helpful but service wasn't outstanding after we ordered. The atmosphere is excellent and they have a great selection to choose from on their menu. My husband and I shared the prime rib for two. The prime rib is cooked as one cut so you can't order it as two different temperatures. We picked this restaurant based on the reviews of their prime rib. We were not as impressed as we had hoped. The prime rib lacked flavor but was a nice cut of meat. Other people with us had the steak sandwich and they said it was fantastic. After our dinner and before leaving, the waitress started to sweep the floor and it was very loud and distracting. We were disappointed that this couldn't have waited a little longer because since the restaurant is so small, it was hard to hear people across the table talk and it was still at least 45 minutes before their closing time. Recommend, but may be a hit or miss.

Great bread while waiting for meal

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Jen H
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Sonoma County
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Dont order to go~!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

Couldnt get waited on for an order to go! Maybe they like the horse jokeys from the nearby racetrack instead of return customers. NEVER AGAIN!! Go to Miltons (better food and cheaper too!)

Visited February 2014
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Thank shelbyflyer
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“For Prime Rib This is the bar! Anything else falls well below!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

The Prime Rib for two is the bar for Prime Rib! Nowhere on earth compares! Be certain to enjoy their onion soup and their burgers for lunch are equally spectacular! Want to meet people at the bar? Sit in the penalty box up front! You will meet half of Del Mar on a Weekend! For get dressing up! Bully's is casual and down to earth there is no room for snobs.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank bigdaddy511
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