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House of Blues San Diego

House of Blues San Diego

Music Venue, Rock Club, and Concert Hall · Central San Diego
1055 5th Ave (btwn Broadway & C St), San Diego, CA 92101, United States
Closed until 4:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 4:00 PM–10:00 PM
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Welcome to House of Blues! Visit us for live music, delicious cuisine and amazing special events. Where Food and Music Feed the Soul!


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  • What you need to know
    Melanie G.
    "then sit at the upstairs bar for a $2 draft"(3 Tips)
    Alfa S.
    "Great concert venue; small and intimate."(3 Tips)
    Luis O.
    "Best happy hour in San Diego how can you go wrong"(2 Tips)
    Jason F.
    "Small for a House of Blues"(4 Tips)
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  • concerts
  • happy hour
  • intimate
  • karaoke
  • tours
  • beer
  • dancing
  • cornbread
  • martinis
  • burlesque
  • scenic views
  • wine
  • bacon cheeseburger
  • brunch food
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  • Pelin G.
    Really interesting venue, kinda reminds me of New Orleans 😊
  • Nici G.
    There's almost always room on the far side of the room, just excuse yourself going past the bar and you'll find lots of places to stand
    Nici G · December 17, 2015
  • Isidro M.
    It's spacious unlike the one in Las Vegas, NV.
    Isidro Moreno · November 4, 2015
  • Edzel R.
    The no. 1 venue in San Diego
    Edzel Rebamontan · July 6, 2015
  • Its Maky B.
    Small venue with good acoustic.
    Its Maky Bitch · June 29, 2015
  • Alfa S.
    Great concert venue; small and intimate.
    Alfa Santos · May 17, 2015
  • Michelle K.
    Good shows, overpriced drinks
    Michelle Kitson · May 3, 2015
  • Joseph N.
    The food, the service, the live performance
    Joseph Noguera · April 10, 2015
  • Nicole C.
    Yes yes yes. Meghan trainor killed in. Nice smaller venue
    Nicole Cunniff · March 24, 2015
  • Brick W.
    Saw Lindsey Sterling here a couple of months ago, was a great show.
    Brick Wall · March 23, 2015
  • Bernie Z.
    Went to see the Lola Demure Burlesque show last night w Jill, Chad, Trish, Chris, Missy, Steven and friends. Good times!
    Bernie Zamora · March 15, 2015
  • Cookie J.
    It's all about da musaaak love Danny Akroyd, he's a genius.
    Cookie Jones · March 11, 2015
  • D. G.
    Nice place lots of fun :-)
    D. G. · March 10, 2015
  • Paul S.
    Great venue for concerts... Order food and you can do pass the line.
    Paul Smith · February 6, 2015
  • Natasha L.
    Saw my good buddy Chris Jones perform before Bone Thugs... Get there early-ish and scope out some good standing room area. Downstairs better in temperature :) #jonezen
    Natasha Loomis · February 3, 2015
  • Melanie G.
    Enjoy a little food at Crossroads then sit at the upstairs bar for a $2 draft, maybe sing along to some karaoke or rock out to a great band.
    Melanie George · November 24, 2014
  • Jason S.
    Spend 20 bucks on food drink or merch and get a front of the line pass
    Jason Smith · November 14, 2014
  • Melanie G.
    The menu - and music - were phenom. So glad the hubby introduced me to this place :)
    Melanie George · October 31, 2014
  • Linda B.
    It gets loud but the cool thing is they have spots where you can get to a more reasonable volume level and hear the person you are with.
    Linda Burritt · October 24, 2014
  • James G.
    Going for an all ages show? Don't bother standing in the pit unless you want to be pushed and shoved around by coked up drunk teens.
    James Guan · October 17, 2014
  • Le P.
    Happy hour from 5-7 cool!
    Le Pakinsky · October 4, 2014
  • Paul K.
    Killer venue!
    Paul Kauffman · September 29, 2014
  • Andrew N.
    Great bacon cheeseburgers!
    Andrew Nilges · September 13, 2014
  • Marilyn J.
    Voodoo Shrimp
    Marilyn James · August 21, 2014
  • JoAnn C.
    My favorite concert venue in San Diego
    JoAnn C · August 15, 2014
  • Phi Iota Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
    Awards Banquet and After Party venue for Phi Iota Alpha's 82nd National Convention
  • Don L.
    Does The House of Blues have Don Loco Tequila?
    Don Loco Tequila · June 6, 2014
  • David C.
    Don't let them pimp you like goldy
    David Cass · May 13, 2014
  • Joseph K.
    Joseph K · April 27, 2014
  • Simon C.
    The Jamaican jerk chicken wings and the soap in the restrooms makes your fingers smell like vomit! Try it now!
    Simon Crossley · March 26, 2014
  • Josh D.
    Josh Damigo and the Freeloaders play here every Monday night! Your Mondays don't have to suck anymore!!!
    Josh Damigo · March 13, 2014
  • clara e.
    New Year's Eve 2014 Party at House of Blues - San Diego, CA early @ Tuesday December 31, 2013.Grab Your Tickets @
    clara elisa · December 12, 2013
  • Kunta R.
    The cornbread is dank!!!'
    Kunta Rogers · October 11, 2013
  • Michelle
    drink efficiently, you can't leave the bar for the pit while you have a drink in your hand (she says, gulping down 24 oz of draft)
    Michelle · September 30, 2013
  • Vlad K.
    Very spacious upstairs and downstairs.
    Vlad Kent · July 22, 2013
  • Олег К.
    Very nice place!! good to listen soft and genious music anytime
    Олег Казанков · July 22, 2013
  • Kennee M.
    Mac & cheese!!!!
    Kennee Moore · July 7, 2013
  • Kola B.
    Great venue. Great vibe. Hopefully we get to play it again.
    Kola Bello · January 20, 2013
  • Stephanie P.
    Their happy hour is so convenient before catching a show. And I love getting 10% cashback on my bill because of MOGL!
    Stephanie Pham · October 31, 2012
  • NYLON + Starbucks Summer Music Tour
    July 31, 2012 - Check out Neon Trees, Penguin Prison, and JJAMZ at the NYLON + Starbucks Summer Music Tour!
  • Justin B.
    Definitely spring a lil extra for the opera boxes! That way you can look down on the crowded masses while your hot server brings drinks to your table! :P
    Justin Baker · June 19, 2012
  • AgentPair
    very charming venue. standing room only so make sure you're on time unless you want to hang back at the two bars
    AgentPair · March 2, 2012
  • Cat S.
    Worst. Venue. Ever.
    Cat Stout · February 11, 2012
  • Gina W.
    Best Brunch ever!!!
    Gina Weiss · February 4, 2012
  • Monica B.
    CONGRATS to Charlie!
    Monica Belandres-Root · January 25, 2012
  • Andy R.
    Not prop 215 compliant, will confiscate your medicine.
    Andy Robertson · January 11, 2012
  • Hektoreo O.
    Have the best time and dance
    Hektoreo Orcheese · December 16, 2011
  • Ivy League
    Stoked to be playing with The Dirty Heads Wed night! Come check us out!! -Ivy League Read more
    Ivy League · November 16, 2011
  • @PetteLov w.
    Big a big smile you always have better service :D
    @PetteLov · October 29, 2011
  • SoundTheGroove
    Great food, great staff, great music, great times..
    SoundTheGroove · October 21, 2011
  • Jay M.
    great venue
    Jay Martin · September 25, 2011
  • Kelly M.
    No re-entry and no smoking area. If you smoke, be ready to go insane.
    Kelly Mingo · September 24, 2011
  • Joe Brooks
    Join me on Friday Nov. 18th 2011 @ 7pm when I open up for Tyrone Wells! Read more
    Joe Brooks · September 20, 2011
  • Tim G.
    CLaude Von stroke stroking minds. Techie house smoothness
    Tim Gould · September 18, 2011
  • Rich T.
    Katchafire was awesome as always!
    Rich Trajano · September 15, 2011
  • Rich T.
    Katchafire was awesome!
    Rich Trajano · September 15, 2011
  • Ray G.
    $9 Bud Light tallboys... yeah, you might wanna pregame before you show up here. And be sure to enjoy your cigarette before coming in since there are no re-entries.
    Ray Guerra · September 12, 2011
  • Butch R.
    $2 drafts during happy hour?! Holy expletive deleted, Batman! Oh, and the live band karaoke Wednesday nights is boss.
    Butch Rosser · August 19, 2011
  • Happy Hour Magazine
    HOB just unveiled their new restaurant "Crossroads at House of Blues" - menu was created by celeb chef Aaron Sanchez. Great looking new menu!!
    Happy Hour Magazine · August 16, 2011
  • Iration
    2011-11-05 Night 2: Iration's Lei'd Back Fall Tour with Tomorrows Bad Seeds and Through The Roots Read more
    Iration · August 16, 2011
  • Iration
    2011-11-04 Night 1: Iration's Lei'd Back Fall Tour with Tomorrows Bad Seeds and Through The Roots Read more
    Iration · August 16, 2011
  • Sasha D.
    No beer/cocktails near the mainstage? Ridiculous!!
    Sasha Dickson · August 13, 2011
  • Mary C.
    Come in on Wednesdays and see Robby at the bar... Best Bartender Ever.
    Mary Campbell · July 21, 2011
  • Warner Bros. Comic-Con 2011
    Visit the DC Booth for plenty of comic book fun. #SP
  • Warner Bros. Comic-Con 2011
    Visit the DC Booth for plenty of comic book fun. # SP
  • Warner Bros. Comic-Con 2011
    Plan ahead, stop at the WB Booth for a signings schedule.
  • Brian G.
    Don't crowd surf or else you'll end up getting kicked out and getting in a fight with security.
    Brian Giffen · July 1, 2011
  • Calysta
    Saw Panic! at the Disco here tonight! Great show!!! Great little intimate venue to see your fav bands especially when you're up and front at the barricades! Just watch out for the pushers!!
    Calysta · June 20, 2011
  • Luis O.
    Spend over 15$ skip the line when you go to a show. Best happy hour in San Diego how can you go wrong
    Luis Orellana · April 30, 2011
  • Volcom Entertainment
    Valient Thorr with Motorhead and Clutch are going to rip this place apart 1/31!
    Volcom Entertainment · January 31, 2011
  • Iration
    1/15/11 - Winter Greens Tour with Rebelution, Iration, and Orgone Read more
    Iration · December 6, 2010
  • Iration
    1/14/11 - Winter Greens Tour with Rebelution, Iration, & Orgone Read more
    Iration · December 6, 2010
  • SoundDiego Blog
    Have a drink at the bar upstairs before going to see the show: $2 drafts, $3 wells and wine from 4-7 p.m. (via
    SoundDiego Blog · November 5, 2010
  • Em L.
    house of pink tonight
    Em LaughsALot · October 17, 2010
  • Pepper
    11/19/2010 Pepper's Like A Surgeon Tour w/ Fishbone and Pour Habit Read more
    Pepper · September 28, 2010
  • Pepper
    11/18/2010 Pepper's Like A Surgeon Tour w/ Fishbone and Pour Habit Read more
    Pepper · September 28, 2010
  • Susan S.
    Loved The Dan Band last night. excellent venue for a concert
    Susan Smith · September 25, 2010
  • Jason F.
    Small for a House of Blues, but nonetheless a great venue for a more intimate show.
    Jason F · September 21, 2010
  • VH1
    Best Happy Hour in San Diego 7 days a week from 4-7 p.m. Grab a pint or martini and be sure to try some of the rosemary cornbread! – Team Live Nation
    VH1 · July 21, 2010
  • Wolf
    3 dollar Jello Shots, white gummy bear or 10 dollars for a jello shot + tall boy (beer)
    Wolf · April 24, 2010
  • Esteban G.
    If I wasn't on my soup diet, I'd definitely steal the Pulled Pork Sandwich from that girl besides me. It looks delicious!
    Esteban Girón · April 8, 2010
  • Smokingbeest
    You'll be surprised how big (and cool) the basement of this venue is. Read more
    Smokingbeest · February 12, 2010
  • Zach D.
    PBR tall boys are $7. They must chill them on diamonds.
    Zach Davis · January 16, 2010
  • Lauren :.
    great venue :D
    Lauren :D · December 11, 2009
  • Britany S.
    Happy Hour Everday from 2-7, $1 domestic beer, $2 premium/imports, $3 wells/wine, $4 martinis
    Britany Shapiro · September 17, 2009
  • Luthfi W.
    Mantap view nya dan food nya
    Luthfi Widiastono · March 17
  • Adrian R.
    Acá andamos
    Adrian Rodriguez · May 16, 2014

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