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Top bars & lounges in San Diego, California

San Diego is the perfect place to explore the nightlife. There are many bars and lounges in San Diego to choose from, all you have to do is pick your favorite beverage and go. Grab your friends and head over to the Upper East Side off Market St. and you’ll have your pick of cocktails, beer, whiskey, and more. Stick to your favorites or try them all.

Whether you prefer a relaxing evening catching up with your pals or a night of drinks and dancing, San Diego has both. Choose from themed cocktail bars with live DJs, rooftop bars, casual lounges, and brewing companies all within walking distance of one another. If alcohol isn’t your thing there are hookah lounges, dessert bars, and mocktails to enjoy as well.

Spend the afternoon tasting craft beverages, enjoy a local restaurant for dinner, and spend the late hours of the night searching for the perfect cheesecake and nightcap. Kick off your evening of fun right by inviting all your friends and loved ones. Search “top cocktails near me” or “best brewery in San Diego” and let the city welcome you with open arms.

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Neighborhoods within San Diego to explore

Banker's Hill

Avg 4.3 (7 restaurants)

Barrio Logan

Avg 4.4 (9 restaurants)

Carmel Valley

Avg 4.6 (7 restaurants)


Avg 4.4 (3 restaurants)


Avg 4.5 (7 restaurants)

East Village

Avg 4.6 (15 restaurants)


Avg 4.1 (16 restaurants)

Golden Hill

Avg 4.6 (3 restaurants)


Avg 4.6 (3 restaurants)


Avg 4.5 (19 restaurants)

Kearny Mesa

Avg 4.4 (16 restaurants)


Avg 4.4 (4 restaurants)

Little Italy

Avg 4.4 (23 restaurants)

Loma Portal

Avg 4 (4 restaurants)


Avg 4.5 (4 restaurants)

Mira Mesa

Avg 4 (4 restaurants)

Mission Hills

Avg 4.4 (6 restaurants)

Mission Valley

Avg 4.5 (3 restaurants)

North Park

Avg 4.4 (29 restaurants)

Ocean Beach

Avg 4.6 (6 restaurants)

Old Town

Avg 4.1 (5 restaurants)

Pacific Beach

Avg 4.3 (40 restaurants)

Point Loma

Avg 4.4 (10 restaurants)

Rancho Bernardo

Avg 4.1 (7 restaurants)


Avg 4.5 (5 restaurants)

Scripps Ranch

Avg 4.3 (4 restaurants)

Sorrento Valley

Avg 4.8 (4 restaurants)

University City

Avg 4.5 (4 restaurants)

University Heights

Avg 4.3 (7 restaurants)

More near San Diego to explore

Lemon Grove

Avg 4.5 (4 restaurants)

La Mesa

Avg 4.3 (14 restaurants)


Avg 4.2 (15 restaurants)

National City

Avg 4.4 (12 restaurants)


Avg 4.2 (6 restaurants)

La Jolla

Avg 4.4 (50 restaurants)

Spring Valley

Avg 4.7 (8 restaurants)


Avg 4.5 (5 restaurants)

Chula Vista

Avg 4.3 (35 restaurants)

El Cajon

Avg 4.1 (11 restaurants)


Avg 3.9 (3 restaurants)

Imperial Beach

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