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Cafe Sevilla of San Diego

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353 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6909 (Market St.)
+1 619-233-5979
Today
11:30 - 01:00
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Mon 11:30 - 01:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 01:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 01:30
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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Located in the Gaslamp district, this Spanish Tapas place is a gem! It's got a great bar and plenty of seating. We waited about 15 min to get a table on a Saturday night and were treated to a fabulous meal. After ordering drinks the chef came over to tell us about some specials they had that night and convinced... More 

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Chino Hills, California
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93 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I actually give Cafe Sevilla 4.5. This place is fun. If you luck out by getting a place to sit, you will be rewarded. The musical trio playing an assortment of Gypsy Kings with a few Buena Vista Social Club songs makes for hours of entertainment. I thought the service was very good and friendly. The tapas are good. Not... More 

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Mexico
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were about to leave San Diego but had enough time to have lunch prior our flight; we walked and found this amazing place. We saw it a couple nights before and was crowded and a little noisy that make us look other place. 5th avenue offers plenty of options, but not all can offer an excellent ambience during the... More 

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Thank Javier S
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this review

Wow! We OVED reading your review and thank you for taking the time to write it! We take these reviews very seriously and review them each week to ensure we give the best service and food as possible. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team! Have a safe flight back home and we hope to see you... More 

Halle (Saale), Germany
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting friends we went out there on a Monday night. I guess no matter what day of the week - it is always busy, so a lot of fun. The food was delicious and service was excellent.

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Thank Jana2309
North Mankato, Minnesota
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by on a Friday night while in town for business. Sevilla in the lively gas lamp district of San Deigo

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Thank Patti K
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and honest review! We take these reviews very seriously and review them each week to ensure we give the best service and food as possible. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team! Thanks again and we hope to see you at the restaurant again sometime soon! HOLLY | LOSEY Director... More 

Brewster, New York
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85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked in off the street and enjoyed live music, great food and Juan made a great Margarita. Went back the following night we liked it so much.

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Thank valwed
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and honest review! We take these reviews very seriously and review them each week to ensure we give the best service and food as possible. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team! Thanks again and we hope to see you at the restaurant again sometime soon! If you ever have... More 

Camano Island, Washington
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228 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

My husband and I were walking in San Diego and decided to stop here for a drink, he had to use the men's room so we just decided to stay. We had a caipirinha and Kentucky Mule (each were 13.00). They were good, service was fast and it was beautiful drinking and relaxing outside. We were looking at the menu... More 

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Thank Wklstoywife
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this review

HI There, Thank you so much for your kind and honest review and we loved hearing that you loved our happy hour! I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team! Thanks again and we hope to see you at the restaurant again sometime soon! If you ever have a special reservation request or need assistance, feel free to... More 

Amberg, Germany
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were seated immediately but left after 25-30 min because no one came to take our order for food or DRINKS! Waiters would pass by without making any eye contact or show signs of attentiveness. Staff training issues? It's a reflection of being in a popular tourist destination where restaurants can survive given their location and promising menu and not... More 

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Thank Ambergfornow
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this review

Hi Amber, Thank you for your honest review. We take these reviews very seriously and review them each week to ensure we give the best service and food as possible. I will pass along your thoughts to our management team regarding your experience- I can imagine this would be frustrating and we are deeply apologetic about this. Would you mind... More 

Lisle, Illinois
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Our group of four enjoyed a delightful lunch during a break from the convention center. The lunch menu offered five hot or cold selections of Tapas for $15. The tables were quite small for the four plates and boards the food was served on, but delicious. One person had the "cobb" style salad which was quite generous. Three of us... More 

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Thank Jan W
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this review

HI Jan, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for our guests. I will pass along your positive sentiments about your lunch experience to the team! Thanks again and we hope to see you at the... More 

Carefree, Arizona
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Sevilla because of a Groupon savings... Lucky we had that because the food is expensive (small plates/Big $$). In fairness, the food was VERY good and we did enjoy it! Unfortunately, we could not afford to visit again without a coupon/Savings. If you go, try the Brussels Sprouts... MMmmm!

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Thank Jerry V
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla of San Diego, responded to this review

HI Jerry, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for our guests. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team! We understand your concerns with pricing, so we would love to invite you back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:30
Monday
11:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 01:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 01:30
Thursday
11:30 - 01:30
Friday
11:30 - 01:30
Saturday
11:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 353 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6909
    (Market St.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-233-5979
Description
Cafe Sevilla has been dedicated to providing the true essence of Spanish culture, music and cuisine since 1987. Located in the heart of downtown San Diego in the Gaslamp district, Cafe Sevilla is proud to offer the most authentic Spanish ambiance in their tapas bar, restaurant and nightclub. Café Sevilla specializes in Spanish tapas or small plates, which are great for a sharable dining experience. Menu offerings include a variety of tapas to include ceviche, empanadas, calamari, Spanish meatballs, stuffed dates, patatas bravas and tortilla Espanola. Main dishes include a variety of paellas, fresh seafood and savory meat dishes. We also feature a large variety of Spanish wines and refreshing sangrias. Cafe Sevilla is proud to offer: -Lunch, Brunch and Dinner -Live Entertainment 7 Nights a Week -Salsa Dance Classes Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday -Flamenco Dinner Shows Every Friday & Saturday Night -Late Night Dining on Friday and Saturday Nights -9 Course Tapas Brunch Featuring $10 Endless Champagne on Saturdays & Sundays -Enjoy Social Hour specials 7 days a week! Join us Sunday-Friday 2:30pm-6:30pm and Saturday 2:30pm-5pm for Spanish tapas bites for only $3 each. Plus, you can enjoy $3 off items $11 and under and $5 off items $12 and over on our entire food and beverage menu. -Locals can join the "Sevilla e-Club" and benefit from special menu tastings, preview events, weekly deals and more! Learn more by visiting our website. Membership is FREE! Cafe Sevilla has something for everyone! Ole!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?