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First Avenue Bar and Grille

) #1,013 of 3,970 Restaurants in San Diego $$ - $$$ American,
1055 1st Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-4808
+1 619-232-6141
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
10 Jul 2016
“Great coffee”
15 Mar 2016
“Comfy spot with pretty decent food and drink”
Closed Now
11:00 - 14:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Contemporary
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1055 1st Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-4808
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1 - 10 of 40 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2016

Had an omelet on my last morning at the hotel, and it was tasty with lots of bacon and fresh avocado. Coffee was strong and wonderful.

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Dark and secluded bar in the back of the Bristol Hotel, doubling as the hotel's breakfast room, I had a few drinks in here during a week's stay, and one night a burger when too tired to venture out of the hotel, and I found...More

Thank jinox
Reviewed 25 December 2015

This restaurant is attached to the hotel we were staying at. The place was empty but we got great service. We both had a burger and you could barely wrap your hands around them. Very juicy and great taste. They also provide room service.

Thank John P
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Limited menu but everything was delicious. Very friendly service. Try the Brussels sprouts , really!

Thank helenstravels_11
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I ate here two nights while staying at the Bristol Hotel. I was the only person eating there the first night (though, they closed shortly thereafter so there may have been an early crowd). This made me nervous but honestly the pork BBQ sliders were...More

Thank sarah9540
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Awesome $3 premium shots with a beer purchase, it was like shoe shopping BOGO haha...Creamy oysters and flavor intense tacos, what else do u need? Oh a great outside seating area overlooking the beach.

Thank Priceal
Reviewed 26 September 2015

This restaurant is fine for a breakfast or dinner if you are too tired from a day of business or sightseeing to venture out of the hotel, but probably not worthy of attending unless you are staying at the Bristol since there are many superior...More

Thank Gaither L
Reviewed 5 September 2015

I had a late breakfast here 9/1/15 and the staff and food were both excellent! When I walked in it was about 5 minutes prior to them switching from breakfast to lunch. They seated me and were attentive to my needs without rushing or making...More

Thank EnJoyTrav3l
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Everything was wonderful, but I loved the brussel sprouts and the fried beets!!! I ate here about 5 times.

Thank Tracy Ellen C
Reviewed 25 March 2015

They have fast room service and great food. The hotel is wonderful and a "home away from home" with a great staff.

Thank Judee E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 10:30
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:30 - 10:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 10:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 10:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:30 - 10:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:30 - 10:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:30 - 10:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1055 1st Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-4808
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-6141
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