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The Field Authentic Irish Pub and Restaurant

) #117 of 3,869 Restaurants in San Diego $$ - $$$ Irish, Bar, Pub
544 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6926
+1 619-232-9840
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
544 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6926
Neighbourhood: Downtown
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a lovely couple of hours upstairs overlooking the vibrant early evening nightlife on 5th. Enjoyed the food enormously and had the first decent pint in weeks. Not too noisy, huge attempt at authenticity, staff, all Irish, personable and eager to please. Yes we would...More

1  Thank 51maggie2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Standard Irish fare raised to a higher level, shepherds pie, corned beef and fish and chips with flavorful twists.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little pub in gaslight district. Lots of draft and whiskey choices. Not busy at all around 1:30 on weekday. Perfect lunch spot.

1  Thank MUFarm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to the field for years. It is an authentic Irish pub and the staff and the food make it so. Their sausage rolls are to die for and their stew and shepherds pie are on point. All of their food is...More

1  Thank Keriaworth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

More like late breakfast but very very good and authentic. History of pub says it was disassembled in Ireland, shipped to San Diego and reassembled. Looks like that to me (that's in a good way) Amani, our Irish waitress, was very accommodating and helpful. We...More

Thank Capayrancher
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This is not a knock off or chain restaurant. This is as authentic as you can get. Food is awesome, service is attentive and ambiance perfect. If you want Irish go no place else but here.

Thank Travel-in-excess58
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is as authentic as it gets in San Diego for Irish food. Waiter was amazing. Shepherd's pie had best mashed potatoes on it. Tried on San Diego food tour - enjoyed so much went back for a full meal. Go!!!

Thank karlowsj
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Cute old looking Irish bar. Good cold beer. We had potatoe skins. They were pretty good. Very cute interior!

Thank Sarah O
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a place to have lunch on a Saturday in San Diego and wandered by The Field. It has a nice Irish pub atmosphere, they know how to pour a pint of Guinness and serve good food. The bartender was attentive even...More

Thank Hillrm
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Had one of the best Shepard's Pies ever. Stopped here while one tour and the Guiness and meal were excellent.

Thank Bill P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6926
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-232-9840
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Join us in our turn of the century Irish pub, shipped piece by piece from Ireland and relocated in the heart of San Diego's Historic Gaslamp Quarter.As soon as you walk through the door you will be enveloped by the warm relaxing atmosphere of an old Irish country pub. Irish people the world over have earned a reputation for their friendliness and hospitality, so our crew will make you feel welcome and relaxed as soon as you meet them.Our menu includes all of your Irish favorites, like shepherd's pie, corned beef and cabbage, fish and chips, Guinness beef stew, boxty dishes and full Irish breakfast served all day.The Field is happy to offer discounted food and drinks during happy hour, from opening until 7 PM Monday - Friday.The air at The Field is filled with the buzz of people engaging in the art of conversation, savoring the homemade food, enjoying the traditional music and of course the clink of glasses as revelers sample one of our many imported draft beers. If you prefer something a little stronger, we boast one of San Diego's largest selection of single malt and blended whiskey. Irish, Scotch, Bourbon, and Rye are all available, with over 50 different labels in all.