We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Gran Tapa - CLOSED

611 B St, San Diego, CA 92101-4306
+1 619-338-9855
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible23%
16 Jan 2015
25 Sep 2014
“Cheese and wine”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
611 B St, San Diego, CA 92101-4306
All Details
Reviews (56)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 17 January 2015 via mobile

Past owner sold it. Went belly up with new management. Now closed. No info as to it's prospects. Too bad as it was a good location if you went to Copley Hall. Try the Video, right next door.

2  Thank JMcEwen
Reviewed 26 September 2014

Fun for an appetizer before our dinner at an Indian place. Had a very strong fruity wine that is their specialty.

Thank cAl55xx
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Bad food, very expensive, very bad service (a middle-aged waiter treating me badly), charged extra money, sangria without wine (should I call it sangria?!).

Thank eldag
Reviewed 4 April 2014

We have enjoyed this spot for the last few years to grab a bite to eat before a concert across the street. They have always had great food and fun entertainment. We stopped in last night only to find out that the place is closing...More

2  Thank DMHappyTravel
Reviewed 23 March 2014

My now wife and I visited this place with my brother and his family, on a visit to San Diego back in Summer of 2012. Fantastic place, old school feel. The meat and seafood tapas were fantastic.

Thank VATravel5000
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Our party of five included my mother of 81, three sisters aged 50-54, and one niece age 20. We are not a crazy bunch in the least so take this into consideration when reading my comment. There is a new owner so don't pay any...More

2  Thank Denise9132
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Today my friend and I had the most unpleasant experience I've been able to live and see a long, long, long time. is amazing that there is so much cruelty today in san diego. we were going to see the opera. We handled a very...More

Thank erika b
Reviewed 21 November 2013

It gets very busy before show time so allow a little extra time and arrive early... Two blocks from the Civic Center La Gran Tapa has a really good wine list, reasonable prices, live entertainment, and a wide variety of appetizers. The service gets a...More

Thank Snorris57
Reviewed 1 November 2013

We have eaten at this restaurant a few times and so I thought I would chime in with a review, as we have had a good experience with each visit. The front dining room is set up like a club with small bistro tables near...More

Thank DMHappyTravel
Reviewed 2 October 2013

This restaurant is despicable. The service is poor. As an example, I waited for over 5 minutes at the door and was not greeted by a single one of the many employees working there. There were only a few tables (less than 5) occupied at...More

Thank BPS2013
Nearby HotelsSee all 286 hotels in San Diego
Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego
234 reviews
.14 km away
Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego
1,325 reviews
.18 km away
Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown
1,010 reviews
.21 km away
Baymont Inn & Suites San Diego Downtown
246 reviews
.24 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Donut Bar
480 reviews
.02 km away
Maza Grill Kabob
6 reviews
.13 km away
Thai Island
9 reviews
.06 km away
The Taco Stand
54 reviews
.04 km away
Nearby Attractions
San Diego Symphony
84 reviews
.09 km away
San Diego Civic Theatre
84 reviews
.32 km away
Balboa Theatre
41 reviews
.45 km away
San Diego Opera
13 reviews
.28 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$35 - US$35
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 B St, San Diego, CA 92101-4306
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-338-9855
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Save your favourites!
Keep track of your top restaurant finds.
Save now