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Bub's at the Ballpark

Bub's at the Ballpark

Sports Bar, Pub, and Bar$$$$
East Village, San Diego
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  • Don't forget it is Thanksgiving Day today. You may want to call to confirm this place is open.
  • Cassandra W.
    "Waitress is amazing, bartenders so nice, and free tots!"(6 Tips)
    Erin G.
    "Amazing barbecue and bar food."(22 Tips)
    Brandon H.
    "Giant burgers, crispy tots, and a variety of beers on tap"(4 Tips)
    Kanella G.
    "You gotta try the make your own Bloody Mary bar."(2 Tips)
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  • Scott W.
    What a great spot. Has big doors that open so you can feel the breeze. Their Bloody Mary is very good. My wife had the El Caliente mule and it was amazing.
  • Christina C.
    Tator tots! Few places still serving food after midnight
  • Mark L.
    Mark L.January 13
    Been here 5+ times
    Grilled cheese & tomato bisque soup
  • Kristen F.
    Kristen FJuly 31, 2016
    Wings are good, as are their happy hour deals.
  • TheDL
    TheDLMay 2, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Stick with drinks. Food is sub-par in 2 consecutive attempts. I don't need a 3rd
  • Alfa S.
    Alfa SantosApril 28, 2016
    Me and three others ended up with some degree of gastrointestinal distress after Wing Wednesday on 4-27-2016. :(
  • TheDL
    TheDLApril 17, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Staff can really handle large crowds. I'm impressed at how quick it is to get a drink when it's packed.
  • Debbie L.
    Debbie LyonsApril 15, 2016
    Been here 25+ times
    Tater tots, wings
  • Pueblo Viejo Tequila
    Pueblo Viejo TequilaMarch 28, 2016
    The Easter colors reflect in a Margarita mixed with Pueblo Viejo. Get yours here at Bub's at the Ballpark!
  • Pueblo Viejo Tequila
    Pueblo Viejo TequilaDecember 7, 2015
    If you are in Bub's at the Ballpark, try a Margarita with Pueblo Viejo Blanco.
  • Erin G.
    Erin GOctober 16, 2015
    Amazing barbecue and bar food. Wings were solid and the artichoke tots were unreal.
  • Chuck D.
    Chuck DeBleuSeptember 1, 2015
    They have beer on tap at this sports bar.
  • Taylor M.
    Taylor MellonAugust 9, 2015
    so friendly and a super hot bar tender 💁🏻
  • Sean S.
    Sean SoloJuly 22, 2015
    Carolina Gold wings are amazing. Service is always a mixed bag just know that going in. Kind of bad attitudes in general but when you're having a few beers it doesn't bother you as much.
  • Brandon H.
    Brandon HoangJuly 12, 2015
    The best respite from Comic Con. Giant burgers, crispy tots, and a variety of beers on tap
  • Ted T.
    Ted TrentlerJune 14, 2015
    Great sports bar right next to the park
  • Roger M.
    Roger MaJune 11, 2015
    $0.50 wings on Wednesdays!
  • Alfa S.
    Alfa SantosMay 2, 2015
    It always takes the wait staff so long to come around. But that might just be me.
  • Bruce P.
    Bruce PurdyApril 21, 2015
    Great variety of beers
  • Enrique G.
    Enrique Gutiérrez ArzateDecember 17, 2014
    Great burgers
  • Quang T. T.
    Quang T. TranDecember 12, 2014
    Nice place to watch games. Happy hour is nice
  • sarah m.
    sarah mauricioOctober 30, 2014
    Liars......
  • sarah m.
    sarah mauricioOctober 30, 2014
    Fish tacos, wings and shuffleboard!
  • sarah m.
    sarah mauricioOctober 30, 2014
    Bomb dot com!
  • Lorgio J.
    Lorgio JimenezOctober 6, 2014
    Pretty good beer selection and good mule menu
  • Max H.
    Max HofstetterSeptember 18, 2014
    Break bread
  • Katie L.
    Katie LevienSeptember 14, 2014
    Tots tots!
  • Denise S.
    Denise StaffordSeptember 13, 2014
    Pro-Sweet potato tots are yummy. Con-just to taste a beer costs one buck.
  • Orlando L.
    Orlando LopezAugust 18, 2014
    Great libation!
  • Paul M.
    Paul MartinezAugust 16, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    The Southwest Chicken Sandwich is HUGE. Tasty too.
  • Jacqueline L.
    Jacqueline L.August 2, 2014
    No, Bub's, just being shitty and having slow service doesn't make you a dive bar.
  • Jenny T.
    Jenny TomczakJuly 29, 2014
    Fast service, food was good and a very nice bartender. Would come back again. Cool atmosphere.
  • bubblegumcasting
    bubblegumcastingMarch 31, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    My local !
  • bubblegumcasting
    bubblegumcastingMarch 4, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great sports bar
  • bubblegumcasting
    bubblegumcastingDecember 8, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Great joint
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsDecember 5, 2013
    Bub's doesn't make mind-blowing, destination-worthy burgers, but for the price they're a great deal.
  • Evan[Bu]
    Evan[Bu]November 14, 2013
    The patio. Do it!
  • Adam G.
    Adam GoodsonAugust 29, 2013
    Allegedly, no free tots! :-(
  • Celina B.
    Celina BeachAugust 7, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Bummer, no more free tots when you check in :(
  • Dymphna
    DymphnaJuly 26, 2013
    Server didn't know if they served hot tea.... Hmmmmm
  • Chad B.
    Chad BJuly 21, 2013
    Try their Granny Smith's Brie Burger. You get Brie cheese, carmelized onions, green apple slices and one juicy meat patty rolled into one awesome burger.
  • Zach D.
    Zach DavidJuly 18, 2013
    DON'T GO HERE!!! The WINGS are not cheap enough on a Wednesday for you to come here, the service is HORRIBLE! The meat was undercooked!
  • Anthony A.
    Anthony ArmeniseJuly 18, 2013
    the bartender(shannon) is the sweetest and kick ass chica in san diego......deff would come back
  • John F.
    John FarmerJuly 16, 2013
    Ask for Elizabeth, she is one awesome server and bar keep!
  • Jeanelle S.
    Jeanelle SebastianJuly 11, 2013
    Environment is fun but the servers are b*tches. They need to restaff their servers.
  • Jarrod O.
    Jarrod OversonJuly 10, 2013
    Jesus Christ. The roulette wings aren't a joke. Don't get the one suicide wing.
  • Jaime N.
    Jaime NicelyMay 7, 2013
    always a good time!
  • Andrew B.
    Andrew BlokMay 4, 2013
    I waited 30 and didn't get my tots. #falsefoursquare
  • Scott L.
    Scott LilleyMay 3, 2013
    Try the Red Trolley Irish Ale...good stuff!
  • Kelly S.
    Kelly ScotkovskyMarch 15, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    First person to use new menu!
  • Danny
    DannyMarch 12, 2013
    The tots are big enough for two people to share :-)
  • Miguel A.
    Miguel ArredondoDecember 11, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Chicken sliders are goood! Very decent beer selection.
  • Michelle S.
    Michelle SantangeloOctober 2, 2012
    Torta Special: go with the chicken not the steak!
  • JMS
    JMSAugust 8, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Have some class & act like you've been here before..... Go Steelers!
  • Chris A.
    Chris AngelinaJune 11, 2012
    The cheesesteak and the steak tip were awesome!
  • Sam A.
    Sam AllenMay 27, 2012
    Good for the atmospheres games and location. Prices are a little
  • Kanella G.
    Kanella GloverMay 6, 2012
    You gotta try the make your own Bloody Mary bar. Fantastic!
  • Cassandra W.
    Cassandra W.April 29, 2012
    Waitress is amazing, bartenders so nice, and free tots! Woohoo! :-)
  • Good Time Design
    Good Time DesignApril 11, 2012
    OMG TOTS. Check-in and get them for FREE!
  • Tabitha G.
    Tabitha GlissonMarch 19, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Ask for Jeremy. Great bartender!!!
  • Jaymie B.
    Jaymie BradfordMarch 18, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Bloody Mary bar is superb.
  • Erick T.
    Erick TrujilloMarch 4, 2012
    Archie wings are the shit!!!
  • Eddie N.
    Eddie NomuraFebruary 26, 2012
    Been here 100+ times
    An east village staple!
  • Meredith L.
    Meredith LynchFebruary 10, 2012
    Even after the sun goes down, enjoy the views from the patio. The outside heaters are amazing!
  • Anthony G.
    Anthony G4January 26, 2012
    Wing night Wednesday is the best night of the week (except for no free tots). Try the Archies.
  • John T.
    John TaumoepeauJanuary 6, 2012
    This place has bad service and the waitress has a bad attitude, don't come here
  • Amanda R.
    Amanda RudolphDecember 29, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Make me a server here I'll do better than half the servers here
  • Amanda R.
    Amanda RudolphDecember 29, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Seriously do the servers know how to wait on a table. Went up and got my own drinks fuck. I'll take a useless
  • Doug O.
    Doug O.December 2, 2011
    Monique is the best bartender, thanks for the amazing service. Sit at the bar for an NFL or NCAA game. Monthly beer specials too!
  • Katie M.
    Katie McComasNovember 19, 2011
    Nicer than it looks on outside.
  • Tim S.
    Tim ShawNovember 13, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Free Tater-Tots with a checkin on Foursquare. Also, ask for their beer of the month special!
  • @PetteLov w.
    Big a big smile you always have better service :D
  • Zachary K.
    Zachary KrasmanOctober 23, 2011
    Loud and obnoxious. But they have hoops and tele!
  • Melodie T.
    Melodie TaoOctober 18, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Free Foursquare tots! Claim them with your check in!
  • Max V.
    Max VohraOctober 9, 2011
    Don't go here if you're looking to watch soccer. What kind of sports bar doesn't pay for the extended sports channels?
  • Timothy R.
    Timothy ReeseOctober 9, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Taryn it up tonight! Such an amazing server and want to help us fundraise for OneLoveSanDiego.org!
  • Ryan W.
    Ryan WeissOctober 1, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Great happy hour! Wings for 25 cents each & free tots when you check in!
  • Christopher S.
    Christopher SponableSeptember 16, 2011
    Gotta get the Wings !!!
  • Ms. Jenkins
    Ms. JenkinsSeptember 8, 2011
    Check in here to get FREE tator-tots...ask for a little cheese and you will be pleasantly fulfilled~> Then go get into the Basketball pit to work 'em out! <3 Harmoney
  • Michael F.
    Michael FedericiAugust 11, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Decent sports bar with a good crowd on weekends and during Padres games.
  • Timothy R.
    Timothy ReeseJuly 10, 2011
    Been here 50+ times
    Rachel is quite possibly the best server I have ever had in SD! Very plesant and friendly and really made our night!
  • The Feast
    The FeastJune 12, 2011
    Check their giant chalkboard for daily Happy Hour specials. Our favorite is Mondays' $1 Chubbies (sliders) and $1 Mini Franks. Read more
  • Mary A.
    Mary AustinJune 12, 2011
    Perfect for drunchies after the game.
  • Icewater2theface
    Icewater2thefaceMay 28, 2011
    Make when you 'go all the way' with your sandwiches, add jalapenos too! Deeeelicious!!
  • Jamie C.
    Jamie ClaveMay 28, 2011
    Keith is the man. Great customer service and wonderful recommendations!
  • Stephen S.
    Stephen SandersMay 26, 2011
    Free tater tots with foursquare. Go celebrate a Padres win!
  • Jesse G. S.
    Jesse G. SalasMay 26, 2011
    Don't forget to get your free tots with checkin
  • Jason B.
    Jason BatemanApril 6, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Get tots and swear tea slushie
  • Luis C.
    Luis CarrilloApril 4, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Caged Basketball Hoop!
  • FERNANDO S.
    FERNANDO SEVILLANOApril 3, 2011
    If you want to see someone suffer & , suggest to them that the Russian Roulet buffalo wings are to die for!
  • Eric R.
    Eric RMarch 17, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    Best place to eat in East Village.
  • Joseph B.
    Joseph BulgerFebruary 14, 2011
    Baked garlic app is good. Throw peanut shells on the floor.
  • Alicia M.
    Alicia MendezFebruary 12, 2011
    Free hugs when you say what's up to mikey at the door! :)
  • Chad D.
    Chad DanneckerFebruary 9, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Try your entree "all the way". Grilled onions, peppers & mushrooms.
  • Eddie N.
    Eddie NomuraDecember 23, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    You can shoot hoops here!!
  • Andrew S.
    Andrew SmithOctober 9, 2010
    best dive in PB, gonna be a great addition to downtown
  • Max H.
    Max HofstetterSeptember 18, 2014
    Tots tots tots
  • karly h.
    karly hallFebruary 10, 2011
    Steakums- yum.
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