Although Balboa Park in San Diego, California may be a small neighborhood, there is still a number of bars to visit surrounding the area. We’ve found the best bars in the area for you to check out.
Bankers Hill Bar & Restaurant
Bankers Hill Bar & Restaurant combines award-winning cuisine with signature drinks and eclectic architecture to form a treat for the senses. Stop by to check out their weekday happy hour specials. Enjoy some of the best deals, such as $1 off all beer and wines by the glass, $2 off specialty cocktails and house wine by the glass for just little more than $5 The cool, industrial interior can get noisy because of the fun and trendy atmosphere, but the patio seating offers some relief from the crowd.
2202 4th Ave, San Diego, CA, USA, +1 619 231 0222
Turning fried bologna sandwiches into an upscale treat, this bi-level Golden Hill venue is heavy on moody ambiance. Meanwhile the menu is down-to-earth casual and food is served alongside well-crafted cocktails. The chic space features reclaimed-wood paneling, polished concrete floors, industrial-style table and bar seating and modern light fixtures. Counterpoint is a place to see neighbors, see friends, to feed yourself, and, hopefully your spirit too. Happy hour runs from Sundays through to Thursdays, from 5pm to 6pm and again from 10pm until midnight.
830 25th St #100, San Diego, CA, USA, +1 619 564 6722
Nestled in a small shopping center next to a laundromat and in an inconspicuous residential neighborhood of Banker’s Hill, lies this Graceland of punk rock. The walls are deep red and there is stainless steel scrap art and siding. The bar is backed with a dungeon-esque black brick wall, complete with gargoyle statues. The pool table and jukebox have with a winning selection of classic punk and modern rock. This provides some of the entertainment at the Cherry Bomb lounge. Choose from any of the cocktails and draft brews at the bar.
2237 1st Ave, San Diego, CA, USA, +1 619 544 1173
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