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Bare Back Grill

#156 of 3,817 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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4640 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-2732
+1 858-274-7117
10:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 01:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place has pretty good food and is located right on Mission Blvd. They have pretty good beer on tap and good burgers. I really like their steak plate too - it comes with shoestring fries and a little salad. My friend also LOVES the lamb burger if you're inclined to eat lamb.

Thank Samantha S
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Stopped in for lunch and had one of the best burgers we've ever had! Great service, great prices, and terrific food!

Thank Melissa B
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Popped in here for lunch....as recommended by friends. We both opted for the same burger which we don't normally do. They have a lunchtime special which included fries and a beer. The burger itself was one of the best I have had. It was strange that it didnt come in a normal burger bun, but that just made it more... More 

Thank Chris T
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Great food, fun atmosphere! Not your typical burger place. Higher end ingredients but not intimidating. We went on a busy Saturday afternoon. Service was a little slow but staff was friendly even though they were busy!

Thank Camille H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here while visiting San Diego, busy beach bar with a laid back vibe. They had good drinks, including a fresh take on a Moscow mule which was delicious. They also had the best sweet potato fries I've ever had! Good service, we would go back!

1 Thank Rebecca M
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Best burgers of our trip through CA so far. It was a lively Saturday evening but we were seated straight away and enjoyed the Average Joe cheeseburgers and local Pilsner very much. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area.

Thank Crusty1967
Redwood City, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We went on a Sunday afternoon and although it was packed, they found a place for us to sit right away. The food service was good and the burgers were excellent! The burgers do not come with fries so we got a small order of tater tots. Both the burgers were more than enough by themselves and the small order... More 

Thank redpurplenteal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Went here without reading RVs first as local to our holiday rental and liked look of menu. Great atmosphere on loud side but not intrusive. Staff friendly and attentive. Burgers very tasty and calamari starter also tasty and a generous portion. Hasn't disappointed so far so imagine we will return.

Thank Cat W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Nice dinner place . Good ambiance and good service ! We had a hamburger, turkey chili and chicken pot pie. Free pint of beer too !

Thank Katie E
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I lived in san diego for 3 months. Just loved the food there. Organic NZ beef, very tasty and fresh. In my opinion the best burger in san diego. Good value for the money. Friendly and helpful stuff.

Thank Pascal R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4640 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-2732
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-274-7117
Grass fed organic burgers. Ground fresh daily and served with house made sauces and organic buns baked fresh daily.

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