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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 good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“panini” (13 reviews)
“garlic fries” (9 reviews)
“jambalaya” (5 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16765 Bernardo Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92128-2509
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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
Reviewed 16 July 2017

My sister and I chose this place based on location and reviews on the internet. Our server, Mike, did a great job helping us select a few items from the appetizer menu to accompany our wines. We wanted a quiet spot to sit and visit...More

Thank Taco42
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Been here twice in the past year. They have an interesting menu with specials. We have been very happy with our choices.

Thank Eileentx
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The Barrel Room is one of our favorite spots. They have a good, but limited menu. Excellent wine choices at a reasonable price. It's a cozy atmosphere with excellent service from the staff.

Thank CGA2013
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We were welcomed by the hostess with a smile although the manager had walked by and not acknowledged us so that was off putting...we picked this restaurant based on its location as were were on our way out of town and going to a winery...More

Thank lkchome
Reviewed 1 June 2017

A very busy high energy place. Arrive early or be prepared to wait,it is worth it. The friendly bartender knows his wines and made some wonderful recommendations. The food was great. So fun!

Thank Sandy2645
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at the Barrel Room several times . Every time the service is great as is the food and wine . No complaints what so ever . I love to " build your own panini " But I have also enjoyed other menu...More

Thank Sandee S
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Very friendly greeting, and great seating.. Very comfortable feeling with ambiance.. (take a little magnifying glass if your vision is low as the menu is very small print) Our first time... Lovely decor, beautiful bar, and wines displayed all along the wall... some leather couch...More

Thank genevievebgreen
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I had their apple pecan salad and the pork tenderloin special (ask for the specials). Plenty of food and very delicious. Jan was funny and could easily to standup. Very enjoyable meal and great outdoor ambiance.

Thank Bonnie D
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Wine choices are great. Food was good lamb chops and garlic fries vert good Service was very good and friendly

Thank lew246
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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, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, 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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