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Top bar recommendations from locals

Asian Restaurant
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“OB Noodle House comes from humble beginnings in the heart of Ocean Beach. Having immigrated from Southeast Asia through a sponsor family, the Yeng brothers grew up in OB working at his parents’ donut shop, OB Donuts. When the opportunity to open a restaurant of their own arrived, OB Noodle House was founded with a simple mission: simple, delicious meals, served quickly. Now with two locations, the original on Cable Street, and Bar 1502 on Niagara Avenue, as well as a music hall on Newport Avenue, the OB Noodle House family has become a mainstay in Ocean Beach, always giving back to the community that supported the Yeng family so much the past few decades. OB Noodle House is known for our signature pho bowls and Asian-fusion dishes. Featured on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, it’s the meal Guy Fieri says “You’re going to have a pretty tough time finding it this good.” If you don’t take Guy’s word for it, check out our our 4+ Star Yelp reviews, 4.5 Stars on Trip Advisor, or 4.4 rating on Zagat!”
  • 100 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Lunch/Dinner/Bar: Unique and cozy, the beautiful (Beau) design transports you to a cottage in a small village in the South of France”
  • 78 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Sophisticated neighborhood restaurant with a unique and affordable concept. Within the restaurant lies a retail wine shop with a selection of up to 1,000 bottles of wine that the guest can choose from and uncork at the table for only $5. ”
  • 67 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“The BEST beef ribs in town! Great bbq stop after a beach trip to Ocean Beach ‘OB’!”
  • 58 locals recommend
Bar
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“Bar and music venue where you're nearly guaranteed to have a good time! A local's favorite, lots of live music. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bar
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“The Joint is the best sushi in town. You will pay a little bit more but its totally worth it. Great people, service and food.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Café
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“One of my fav to have breakfast. Nice people, good vibes. Often there is musician Saturdays or Sundays mornings”
  • 23 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“It's like walking into a dark cave with neon glowing decor. Strong cheap drinks, and a local favorite.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“The have a decent bar menu with the best tater-tots in the world. They have a full bar, including pool tables, and that shuffle board game. They have lots of TV's and they are happy to put your favorite team on for you.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“Mellow, islandy restaurant serving Hawaiian-American breakfast and lunch, and it's just down the street. 8 AM - 2:30 PM ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Known for its strong drinks, pool table, foosball & shuffleboard, this casual dive bar is cash-only”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Excellent bar food. Much though into the consistency and quality. Great salads. Must be 21 for eat-in. Also has a take-out window for food only.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
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“Light-filled Thai restaurant serving a large menu of classic dishes, plus beer and wine. The spring rolls and curries are recommended.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pub
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“great bar. Has a back patio where you can smoke outside. an indoor fireplace, often has great live music. The inside sometimes smells a little funky but overall a great place to hang out”
  • 7 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Great little dive bar with a juke box, free pool, and the BEST bar food (especially the wings)!”
  • 6 locals recommend