San Diego Nightlife

The San Diego nightlife will always deliver and provide you with an epic end to your day. The core of San Diego nightlife can be found in the lively downtown Gaslamp Quarter where you can decide to kick the night off dining at a nice restaurant, before heading for a cocktail at a nice rooftop bar, then topping the night off on the dancefloor at one of the hottest nightclubs. If you are looking for more of relaxing night and just want to enjoy a cold beer, head to North Park to one of the many breweries and enjoy one of the best craft beers. Or if you want to experience a night with a variety of scenes, head to Hillcrest where you can start the night with some country two-step, go to a themed-party and end the night at one of the laid-back dive bars. Pacific Beach is also one of the favorite places to experience the nightlife next to the beach. P.B.'s bars offer a great scene that show what San Diego is all about...good vibes and fun times!

San Diego Nightlife
San Diego Nightlife - Bars, Breweries, Clubs

1. Mike Hess Brewing


Mike Hess Brewing is one of the premier craft breweries in San Diego, a destination for aspiring small craft breweries as well as local craft beer fans and tourists alike.



2. The Tipsy Crow


Blending classic décor, craft beers, quality cocktails and unique bites with years of experience and upscale service, this corner bar is the prominent destination on the most popular block in the Gaslamp Quarter.



3. Onyx Room Nightclub


Onyx Room Nightclub has represented what is best in San Diego's nightlife for years. Featuring a variety of local San Diego spun DJs and International talent along with world-class service. We have created a night-time destination for all. With music genres from hip hop, mash-ups, top 40 and party rock to house, electronic, dubstep, 80's and reggae we have something to offer for everyone.



4. The Brew Project


Everything we pour here is brewed within San Diego county lines. No macro, no imported, no crap on tap.



5. Pacific Beach Alehouse


Alehouse has finally reopened, offering micro-brews and macro-tastes that are sure to add spice and enticing new flavors to the Pacific Beach neighborhood.



6. RoofTop 600 at Andaz


San Diego's ultimate rooftop destination! Upscale attire. Private events. VIP bottle service. An unforgettable nightlife experience!



7. High Dive Bar & Grill


Welcome to the best damn bar in town! Here at the High Dive there’s no pretense – just great home-style cookin’, 20 taps of craft beer, smooth cocktails and kick-ass service. Got kids in tow? Or just a kid at heart? Let our pinball machines and your roll of quarters bring on a smile.



8. Duck Foot Brewing Company


A new approach to beer consumption: great tasting specialty beers that just happen to be accessible for the gluten­ intolerant.



9. ALTITUDE Sky Lounge


There’s no better place to see and be seen than in the multi-award-winning ALTITUDE Sky Lounge, an upscale San Diego nightclub experience perched 22 stories above the glittering city skyline. ALTITUDE is a highlight among rooftop bars in San Diego, offering cocktails, wine, beer, bottle service and fine fare in a stunning setting.



10. Park & Rec


A neighborhood bar, specializing in craft cocktails and local San Diego beers.



11. The Nolen


The Nolen is a destination rooftop bar and lounge that honors modern, timeless cocktails and a renewed spirit of community.



12. Belly Up


Belly Up brings the best in new, up-and-coming artists as well as established legends in genres ranging from alternative rock, indie rock, rock, reggae, and hip-hop to blues, folk, jazz, Latin & more!



13. Fluxx


FLUXX showcases the biggest music performances and hosts the hottest celebrities. When you enter FLUXX you experience a nightlife venue unlike anywhere else.



14. Pure Project


We blend distinctively Southern California style with unique flavors & ingredients. It is a big world out there and we are committed to sourcing quality from across the globe to right down the street.



15. Urge Gastropub and Whiskey Bank


Founded in 2015 Urge Gastropub and Whiskey Bank is the our take on the modern American local hang out. Great comfort foods, wines and an extensive beer list are accompanied with an enormous and eclectic selection of the world's finest Whisk(e)ys!



16. Polite Provisions


One of the most unique bars in San Diego offering craft cocktails, microbrews and a classy-retro atmosphere.



17. South Park Brewing Co.


The latest venture from Scot Blair, proprietor of Hamiltons Tavern and Monkey Paw Brewing Company, South Park Brewing Company brings honest fish and thoughtfully crafted beer to San Diego's famous 30th St. corridor.



18. Moonshine Flats


Moonshine Flats, an in your face honky-tonk bar with a sexy edge, is the best country bar in downtown San Diego. Moonshine features live music, line dancing and DJs spinning the top country, rock and pop music.



19. Bitter Brothers


The glass is always half full at Bitter Brothers Brewing Company, our brand new 3,200-square-foot production brewery and tasting room in the Napa Valley of craft beer: San Diego, California.



20. Dublin Square Irish Pub


Snug in the corner of San Diego's Fourth Avenue, Dublin Square Irish Pub was manufactured by O'Sullivan Interiors and shipped thousands of miles across the Atlantic Ocean. It is an authentic Irish pub exuding the warm hospitality and fun that is typically Irish.



21. PB Shore Club


Steps from the beach, at the intersection of Grand Avenue and the Sand, Pacific Beach Shore Club is your next classical styled beach bar.



22. Bang Bang


The tunneled stairway entrance, reminiscent of a Tokyo subway station, will bring you into Bang Bang’s unique dimension to create a memorable experience with our excellent service, outstanding food and drink, and our unparalleled hospitality.


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