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South Beach Bar & Grill
South Beach Bar & Grill

South Beach Bar & Grill

9.327 reviews
Seafood, Mexican, Pubs
Ranked #32 in San Diego restaurants
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5059 Newport Ave, San Diego, CA 92107
(619) 226-4577
http://southbeachob.com/
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Delicious calamari! Good HH 3-6pm M-F. Medium seating on 2 levels. Not dog friendly. Bar faces ocean. :)

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New York City

Good spot right by the beach for Craft Beers and Seafood Tacos. Indoor and outdoor seating. Huge Fish Tacos...daily specials.

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San Francisco

Lively eatery offering ocean views, seafood-focused Mexican fare & a huge selection of microbrews.

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Annapolis

Little dive bar with amazing tacos on flour or corn tortillas. Personally, I enjoyed the corn better because it was nice and thick. We had shrimp , mahi mahi , calamari and Baja fish. They were great, 5 tacos and a beer for 21$. Can't beat it and the view was amazing! Beautiful beach in ocean beach, with cute shops and an eclectic crowd close by!

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Local from Vista

This place has great tacos and awesome beer! On Thursdays, you can get any pint of any beer for $3, and tacos for $2.95. They have other weekend nights with great specials as well, and a great view of the ocean. I would totally recommend this to anyone!

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Local from San Diego

In San Diego the Fish Taco is a cultural touchstone celebrated weekly in what locals call "Taco Tuesday." While nearly every taco dispensary in the municipal area offers a Tuesday special, I've yet to find anyone that can compete with South Beach.

(Don't scrunch-up your nose at the idea of a fish taco until you've tried it.)

Located in Ocean Beach, SBBG is the last building before the literal beach and offers some amazing views, a multitude of tacos, and all around positive bar and grille experience complete with a variety of San Diego local brews.

But people come here for the tacos. From lobster, wahoo, chicken, and shark (think carefully before you screw up your shark-karma), to the vastly superior mahi (it's marinated) these are the best tacos in town -- and I only listed half of them.

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Local from La Mesa

FISH TACOS!!! Great taco Tuesday deal but great every day of the week. Try the shark taco too!

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Local from San Diego

South Beach's Mahi Tacos are my very favorite of all the Taco Tuesday offerings in San Diego! Come early so you can enjoy happy hour PLUS Taco Tuesday - and get a spot with a view of the ocean. It gets busy, and is cash only but oh so worth it!

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Austin

Come here after enjoying some waves for peel and eat shrimp, wahoo tacos, and lots of beers on draught. The daily specials are a great deal, and the place has two stories, so you can watch the sunset at the appropriate hour.

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Local from San Diego

Delicious calamari! Good HH 3-6pm M-F. Medium seating on 2 levels. Not dog friendly. Bar faces ocean. :)

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Orange County

We came here for non-happy hour and snagged a large table upstairs.

Plenty of beers all around, and we were HUNGRY.

Found out they didn't have any more Shark tacos though so our dream of EATING SHARK TACOS and then going home to watch SHARKNADO was swept away :(

Instead we got a variety of white fish, shrimp, and ceviche type tacos that were still just as good!

I got the Pollack, Wahoo, and Grilled Shrimp tacos - Each HUGE and super tasty. But the Pollack was the winner.

Also got the Jose Cocktail which was a ceviche but with mixed seafood. Winner.

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Fish tacos, great beer on tap, ocean view by the pier. Bring your I.D. and no kids. sorry.

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San Francisco

The fish tacos at South Beach are some of the best in the world, and I have tried A LOT of fish tacos. Most times when they are featured on the menu anywhere in the world, I have to try them out and compare them to South Beach. Most times they fail.

When you head to Ocean Beach in San Diego South Beach is right next to the ocean. Be prepared to hunt for a table to sit down. Once seated, be prepared to order your tacos, a beer and then relax and enjoy the deliciousness that's about to happen. You won't regret it.

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San Luis Obispo

They are known to have the best fish tacos in San Diego. You'll notice there are more locals here. They also have great seafood options and their mussels are great. Also try their fried calamari. The calamari usually come out in great portions for sharing.

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Local from San Diego

Just steps from the beach is South Beach Bar and Grill which has the best happy hour in Ocean Beach, especially on Taco Tuesday. They boast the most coveted fish tacos in all of San Diego, and on Tuesdays they are just $2.50!

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Chicago

Sort of a dive, but the best grilled mahi fish tacos I've ever had. Probably the best thing I ate in San Diego, and it was only $2/taco during happy hour. You can't beat that.

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Burns

Best fish tacos in all of San Diego.

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Eagle

Mahi Mahi are the only word you need to know...

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San Jose

Tacos!!!!! The tacos are out of this world!!!!!!! So tasty and flavorful!!!

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Great tacos and happy hour!

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Best fish taco's in OB. 4 minute walk from OB Villa's :)

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