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The Barrel Room-Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro

16765 Bernardo Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92128-2509
+1 858-673-7512
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good50%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“garlic fries” (10 reviews)
“panini” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16765 Bernardo Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92128-2509
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had heard many people really liked this restaurant. I didn't find it lived up to that reputation. That could be just my own personal tastes though.

Thank Mary and Arnie S
Reviewed 18 April 2018

good food especially the Brussels sprouts. good wine and patio is very pleasant. great place to hang out with girlfriends and catch up. fast service.

Thank violettej883
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We were visiting the Sony team and stayed overnight in Rancho Bernardo. This was a neighborhood gem. Reminded me of wine country dining. We ate outside in enclosed patio with overhead patio heaters during a cold rainy night. We dined in scallops, fish and delish...More

Thank calitravlerone
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This was our second visit here. We stopped in last year and were very impressed with the food and their amazing wine list. In the area we returned again. Last one was Dinner this time for lunch. Again the food was wonderful. I had the...More

Thank TheDriver_m8
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Just had a fantastic dinner this past Saturday with two other couples. I got the jumbalya and it was fantastic, highly recommend. Others enjoyed theirs, from a pork dinner to chicken parm or fresh ahi, the choices were fantastic. Of course, wine was great as...More

Thank lost_bobcat
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Had dinner with four, scallops and chicken parmigiana, salads. Salads were fresh and scallops were excellent. Service was good and wine acceptable. Nice atmosphere. Visiting San Diego and staying in Rancho Bernardo where this restaurant is located. Had reservations.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Very good and well prepared food with a nice wine list. Took my grandson and his wife. Every one ordered something different and all dinners were well received. Great lamb and pasta dishes. The room is a little small, so the noise level is sometimes...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 15 January 2018

The restaurant location in a strip mall and humble exterior made me suspect the great reviews on TripAdvisor. But we had a lovely dinner here with great service. The caprese bruschetta got great reviews, as did the salmon dinner, and my jambalaya was very good....More

Thank MKatBa
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We visited when attending a meeting at Rancho Bernardo Inn. The restaurant was about a 10 minute drive from the inn. We were unexpectedly fortunate to be there on the restaurant’s 11th Anniversary and got a great deal on their signature Cabernet and it was...More

Thank mightymomom
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Food is always fresh and delicious. Lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch available. Great selection of wines. Small space. Limited inside tables. Some seating at the bar. Tables are close together, so it is loud. Outside patio dining quieter. Burger is outstanding. All salmon dishes are...More

Thank SJR55
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16765 Bernardo Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92128-2509
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-673-7512
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