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Kansas City Barbeque

) #442 of 3,981 Restaurants in San Diego $$ - $$$ American, , Barbecue
610 W Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6720
+1 619-231-9680
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good32%
  • Average28%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
610 W Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6720
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Reviewed yesterday

While Kansas City Barbecue is a little hard to get to because of the rail line and odd shaped block, if you don't mind walking a block, it is worth the effort. The food was great. We had a sampler and it was all good....More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here as I love a good Kansas City BBQ joint and also went here for the atmosphere but I was very disappointed. The setting was nice having dinner at an outside table and the service was good but the food was average. I...More

Thank Crvan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is ok, but nothing special. I had the baby back ribs that were slightly overcooked. However, it was the sauce that confused me - it wasn't really a BBQ sauce - more of a very tomatoey flavoured sauce. My wife had the same...More

Thank BagmanNZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We choose the restaurant because was next to our hotel. Went to get lunch .we were sat in the patio .Nice view but the tables are covered with plastic tablecloths were duty .still BBQ sauce in our table looked around and also the other tables...More

Thank AnaF01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by with a large group of friends and they put us in the back room. I think most of us had pulled pork and it was decent. Of course we loved all the Top Gun Memorabilia and our waitress was friendly. I would...More

Thank CSCfromPA
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Went to this place on a whim because it was the 30th anniversary of the release of top gun, which part of it was filmed in this restaurant! Pretty neat and cool memorabilia but the food was just ok. Bartender Chris was a cool guy...More

Thank Roger S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

In town on business and needed a quick bite. Saw this place when I check into my hotel and thought i'd give it a try. Little did I know about the Top Gun connection. But trust me, soon as you get near the place it...More

Thank Randy T
Reviewed 12 May 2017

If you are a Top Gun fan, this place is a must! The piano and jukebox from the film are present as well as pictures and memorabilia EVERYWHERE! We had the pulled pork sandwich and it was one of the best I've ever had.

Thank indygirl8451
Reviewed 9 May 2017

If your a fan of top gun, this is a must. Memorabilia everywhere, the piano and jukebox from the movie are in the restaurant. Good was okay, service wasn't the best as waitresses were rude. But worth the trek

Thank rovergrover
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

If you are a fan, then this is a must visit. The bar is full of memorabilia & the piano is in the same corner. Buzzy and popular with enthusiastic staff to match. Food average......but who cares - it's Top Gun

Thank William S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 W Market St, San Diego, CA 92101-6720
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-231-9680
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