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BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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5500 Grossmont Drive, Between Havenhill Road & La Mesa Boulevard, La Mesa, CA 91942-3016
+1 619-464-3388
10:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Darn they said we would have a 45 minute wait so we sat in the bar ....good choice. Not only was the food perfect but we had the best waiter we could image. Perfect evening out for our little 3 generation family.

Thank johnpgleason
Atlanta, Georgia
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116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place looks like it would be a good time but..... The servers are a bit neglectful, the food is just a shade above mediocre, the servers are neglectful (yes, I said it twice), and the noise level in the restaurant is excruciating. There's noise when people are having fun, then there's bad acoustics. Been here, done it. Finito. A... More 

Thank traveljunky88
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106 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

I will start with a stipulation - the food is outstanding - always is. The one star is for the horrific service. We went for lunch today at 11:30 to beat the crowd. Most seats and booths were empty but we waited 10 minutes to be seated. It was another 10 minutes waiting for the server. We each ordered a... More 

Thank 7bogey7
Phoenix, Arizona
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Really good food and fast, friendly service. The menu is HUGE, so it's difficult to choose when you're really hungry. Highly recommended!

Thank C-in-AZ
San Diego, California
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Just had the food delivered. They delivered on time, and the food was great. That is often not the case when you have it as take out. They also have quick pickup if you order ahead. Lots of ample free parking. The staff is always friendly. Wide selection with healthy options.

Thank Jalses
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43 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The only times I dine here is when I'm invited to a gathering or party. The atmosphere is what one would expect from a sports bar brewhouse. There are tables away from the chaos where there is less pressure to demonstrate how much fun is being had by all. The burgers are satisfactory. Appetizers and 'bar food' are tasty. While... More 

Thank David L
Santee, California
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here after a visit to my Doctor. As usual I eat at the bar when I can. I was seated right in front of the draft station and noticed a Brewhouse Brand called Jeremiah Red. I asked for it, and Mathew the bartender, asked if I had ever had it before. A negative response prompted him to pour... More 

Thank Pastrebob
San Diego, California
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153 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

This is a fun, but loud place to go. It has a very large menu, there's always something I like. It's a good place to have a beer too

Thank john g
San Diego, California
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128 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Has a great selection of food and their beer is great! Parking is hard to find so it is easier to park down by Target.

Thank SoCalGuy01
El Cajon, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I go to BJ's often and always have great food, service, and enjoy the beers they brew there. Highly recommend it.

Thank wcdwnda75

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5500 Grossmont Drive, Between Havenhill Road & La Mesa Boulevard, La Mesa, CA 91942-3016
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-464-3388

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?