Piano Bar Downtown San Diego
San Diego’s historical Gaslamp Quarter is a 16-block area between Fourth and Sixth avenues and Broadway and the waterfront. It’s filled with popular nightclubs, galleries, shops and restaurants. During the day it’s a great place to dine and shop and when the sun goes down it’s the place for bar hopping and dancing.
The Bitter End, at the corner of Fifth Avenue and F Street, Gaslamp Quarter (619-338-9300). Age: 21+. Cover charge: ($10) beginning at 9:30 p.m. Enjoy 25 different martinis at this very popular cocktail lounge. It has a high-energy dance club called The Underground, a stage for live entertainment and the Onyx bar.
, 345 Fourth Ave., Gaslamp Quarter (619-231-9100). Age: 21+. No cover charge. Open daily 11 a.m.–1:30 a.m., nightclub open till 2 a.m. nightly. Dick’s Last Resort is an unpretentious and unsophisticated yet highly popular bar and restaurant. Live entertainment nightly and patio dining.
, 868 Fifth Ave., at the corner of Fifth Avenue and E Street, Gaslamp Quarter (619-239-3339). Age: 21+. This is a great place to meet to enjoy a cocktail, cold beer and tasty tavern-style food. It has a casual atmosphere and eleven high definition plasma TVs featuring sporting events. Sidewalk patio seating.
, 1023 Fourth Ave., Downtown (619-233-9273). Age: 21+. No cover charge. The Yard House is famous for its distinctive oval-shaped bar featuring over 100 beers on tap. It’s noisy, trendy and fun and perfect for groups. Dance club downstairs featuring hiphop and top 40.