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Tower Bar

Tower Bar

Dive Bar, Rock Club, and Cocktail Bar · City Heights
4757 University Ave (at Euclid Ave), San Diego, CA 92105, United States
Closed until 4:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon
    • 5:00 PM–2:00 AM
  • Tue–Sun
    • 4:00 PM–2:00 AM
Happy Hour
Beer, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:

City Beat Best Dive Bar - 2007, 2011 San Diego Magazine -Best of San Diego August, 2010 Bartender of the Month for July 2005,and October 2006 Monday nights at The Tower with Lady Dottie & The Diamonds was one of SPIN Magazine's top 101 things to do, June 2006.


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    Ma B.
    "You HAVE to get Freddie's Famous Bacon Bloody Mary's!!!"(6 Tips)
    "Rooftop bar in beautiful San Diego with $4 Jameson shots?"(2 Tips)
    Danny I.
    "Tell Mick he's a fucktard."(2 Tips)
    Anders L.
    "Try one of Bethany's Bloody Mary's on a Saturday day!"(3 Tips)
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  • freddy
  • jameson
  • Bloody Marys
  • fucktard
  • rooftop bar
  • happy hour
  • great value
  • Pabst Blue Ribbon
  • cheap drinks
  • beer
  • staff
  • absinthe
  • paintings
  • Nanc D.

    Great beer and great music

    Nanc Dingman · August 21, 2014
  • San Diego Architectural Foundation

    The Art Deco Euclid Tower was constructed in 1932 and is one of City Heights' most recognizable landmarks. It is seen as important to the community both historically and culturally.

  • Geoff B.

    Sick place beer is good bands get like two free beers for playing good if your trawling and broke as well happy hr is 4-7 for drafts and its 3$ during that time! $10 for genuine absinthe!

    Geoff Bell · April 16, 2013
  • Jackie L.

    They have angry orchard crisp apple cider on tap!

    Jackie Loza · April 10, 2013
  • Spike

    Rooftop bar in beautiful San Diego with $4 Jameson shots? Sign us up!

    Spike · February 11, 2013
  • Anders L.

    Try one of Bethany's Bloody Mary's on a Saturday day!

    Anders Larsson · January 13, 2013
  • Phil V.

    Great place for cheap drinks, great bands from different genres and the bartender on Monday's is the shit!

    Phil Valdez · July 3, 2012
  • Kimberly M.

    Loves it! DJ Esco Phil on the tables after 9 on Mondays. Old school ska and dancehall, punk rock, 80s bangers. Awesome!

    Kimberly Martin · April 3, 2012
  • IFC

    Good crowd, music, and drinks make this a great night spot. The live bands are the overall attraction.

    IFC · July 6, 2011
  • Tee P.

    Freddys bday!!!!

    Tee Pee · April 29, 2011
  • Wendy

    Ask bartenders where the tower car crash painting is and ask them to move the t-shirt so you can see it

    Wendy · January 22, 2011
  • Desirae

    Freddie makes the best bloody mary's in town! $4 bacon bloody's m-f 4-7pm

    Desirae · January 10, 2011
  • Desirae

    Freddy is the best! Give the man some love, in tip form. Lots of love.

    Desirae · January 2, 2011
  • Desirae

    Tip Freddy hard, real hard.

    Desirae · January 2, 2011
  • Justin T.

    Freddie with his Bacon Bloodys on good, they will turn your brain into shitfuck.

    Justin Thomas · November 8, 2010
  • Ma B.

    Sunday Funday!! You HAVE to get Freddie's Famous Bacon Bloody Mary's!!!

    Ma Belle · October 3, 2010
  • San Diego Reader

    Here's the Deal at Tower Bar Read more

    San Diego Reader · September 2, 2010
  • Dannielle C.

    Drink absinthe fucktard:)

    Dannielle C · August 10, 2010
  • Analea M.

    Happy hour 4-7 great drink prices, and of course bitchin bartenders! ;)

    Analea Murray · July 12, 2010
  • Ryan S.

    Competitive eating contest every Thursday, winner gets a $30 bar tab!!!

    Ryan Sinn · January 15, 2010
  • Ryan S.

    Come celebrate Danuary!! All month at the Tiz

    Ryan Sinn · January 3, 2010
  • Dannielle C.

    Tie your shoes

    Dannielle C · December 24, 2009
  • DAN W.

    Add a tip to the bartender.

    DAN WISE · December 15, 2009
  • Mick R.

    try the Absinthe.

    Mick Rossler · October 21, 2009
  • Danny I.

    Tell Mick he's a fucktard. ;)

    Danny Infinite · September 20, 2009
  • Danny I.

    Get a PBR tall boy and a shot of Jameson.

    Danny Infinite · June 15, 2009

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