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Dobson's Bar & Restaurant

Dobson's Bar and Restaurant is a hidden treasure in the heart of Downtown San Diego/Gaslamp Quarter. For the last 30 years, this has been the hot spot for business lunches and frequented by many local and nationwide celebrities. Paul Dobson, the namesake for Dobson's bar and restaurant, is one of America's few professional Bullfighters. The food is California cuisine with a touch of Italian, French, Spanish and Asian cuisine. One thing that both local San Diegans and Zagat can agree on is that this is one of the top restaurants in San Diego. Due to the limited seating and popularity, reservations are highly recommended. Owner Paul Dobson "works a room better than Sinatra", which explains why this "local tradition" downtown remains, "after all these years", a "high-powered, hobnob spot"; the Cal kitchen "serves up delicious, innovative food, along with old standbys" ("have the mussel bisque and think of heaven").
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164 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
(164 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 164 reviews
5 stars
(93)
4 stars
(46)
3 stars
(16)
2 stars
(6)
1 star
(3)
Food 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Service 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Ambiance 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Noise Level
1.8 / 3
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
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Dobson's Bar & Restaurant Reviews List
Review 1 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Lovely restaurant- close to the San Diego Rep

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
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5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
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5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Quaint, charming place with wonderful food, good wine selection, excellent service- friendly and helpful."
Dined on 2/06/2016
 2011
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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Review 2 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Should have been better

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Dined on 2/05/2016
 2014
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"To start things off, the gentleman serving the tables at the bar didn't know what beverages the bar had and didn't. It was 6:30 at night and they ran out of a particular beer I wanted. Asked what the well brand of tequila was and I was told "no name". Terrible bar service. The food was much better but the lamb chops were over cooked. This was a special evening for my wife and I as we drove from Orange County just for dinner. Disappointed to say the least and will not be a repeat customer."
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2014
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Review 3 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/05/2016
 2009
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2009
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 4 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 2/01/2016
 2009
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Review 5 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 2/03/2016
 2009
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Review 6 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

Second disappointing visit under new owners

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
"Stopped in for a light dinner. Ordered the appetizer steamed clams ($14). Nearly all of the shells I received were empty; only 10 contained tiny clams. Brought this to the server's attention. She alerted the kitchen. Was told the chef apologized and I was offered a free dessert. This meant my entire dinner consisted of little more than a glass of wine and dessert. Not a satisfactory resolution. Second disappointing visit since Dobson's was sold to new management. I will not return."
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
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Review 7 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 2/01/2016
 2009
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Review 8 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, late-night find
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Review 9 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 1/25/2016
 2009
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Review 10 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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Review 11 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/22/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2016
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2016
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Review 12 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/20/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, late-night find
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Review 13 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/20/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2009
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2009
Special Features: special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 14 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/20/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 15 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/19/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/19/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/19/2016
 2011
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Review 16 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Where everybody knows your name

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"Small warm friendly cozy environment. Love the hunk of warm sourdough presented at your table upon being seated. The muscle bisque is delicious. Looking forward to returning soon."
Dined on 1/16/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem
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Review 17 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/15/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2016
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 18 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2010
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Review 19 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

ehhh

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"So, my wife and I had dinner prior to the symphony. The atmosphere is nice, the wait staff was very attentive. The food was ok. My Ceasar salad was a little "over dressed", although that can be a personal preference issue, and the ingrediants were fresh and the dressing well made. Her crab cakes were 'bready'. Suppose we are just used to the Maryland style lump crab cakes. These were more "fish stick" like. Fairly well done too and a little dry. The accompanying sauce was good though. My Duck (a la orange) was roasted beautifully. The accompannying vegetables were pretty bland. My wife's Samon en croute was over cooked. The pastry dough was perfect, but insde the fish was not moist. She had the matching bland vegetables. We split a creme brule for desert. Although the custard was a nice consistency and the top was nicely brule'd, there were no specs of vanilla bean at the bottom (extract?) which was dissapointlng. Coffee service was prompt at the end and our two glasses of white wine (different vintners) were fine and a good match. We left $140 poorer and felt the value just didn't match what we spent.
Should have ordered a Steak, side of spinach and a scotch. The place had that kind of feel."
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2010
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Review 20 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dobson's is always great!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"I reserved two seats at the bar for lunch on Friday. We both had some wine and the mussel bisque soup, which is their specialty. With a piece of freshly baked sour dough, the soup is filling enough for lunch."
Dined on 1/08/2016
 2008
Special Features: great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 21 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

New Years Eve

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"We were warmly greeted by Paul the owner, had a very intimate dinner. The pre fixe menu for New Years was excellent. One of my most memorable and favorite dining experiences."
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2011
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 22 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Best in San Diego

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"The ambiance, the service and the food makes it a place to celebrate your special days in your life."
Dined on 12/29/2015
 2011
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 23 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2015
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Review 24 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2005
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/30/2015
 2005
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Review 25 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

A classic place operated by real professionals.

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Dined on 12/23/2015
 2014
Dined on 12/23/2015
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 12/23/2015
 2014
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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Review 26 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 12/23/2015
 2010
Dined on 12/23/2015
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 12/23/2015
 2010
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Review 27 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 12/19/2015
 2007
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Review 28 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"A dependable favorite and San Diego's best San Francisco restaurant. For decades its been the old school top choice for a smart, business lunch in downtown. Paul Dobson still hosts everyday. He cares to make sure things are always right, and his experienced team consistently does a fine job. No lunch is complete without their fabulous Mussel Bisque with sherry. Order it right at the start so the fresh-baked top won't slow down your lunch. Insiders know the upstairs 'hideaway room' is a private, romantic spot that's just right for a special night - you must specifically reserve it."
Dined on 12/17/2015
 2006
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 29 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 12/17/2015
 2005
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Review 30 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 12/11/2015
 2007
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Review 31 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great food and service

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"We stopped by this lunch hot spot on the day after Thanksgiving--unsurprisingly, the place was nearly empty. Too many people out shopping to eat I guess. Food was outstanding, and the service was great as we were the only diners upstairs. Highly recommend."
Dined on 11/27/2015
 2009
Special Features: great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 32 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

finally made it to a long standing restaurant

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I have heard so much about Dobsons but never found an occassion to come here - it was one of those days when the hubs and I had nothing on our calendars and we just decided, hey lets have lunch here. I had heard about their seafood bisques so that was the first thing I ordered, and it was quite good. If we sort of squinted our eyes we felt like maybe we were in a small bistro in Paris. It certainly reminded me of one we had been to in Paris, anyway. So you get the idea. refined service, good food."
Dined on 9/25/2015
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 33 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Fantastic dinner, excellent service!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The mussels with yellow curry was a delicious appetizer! We enjoyed an excellent caesar salad & Chilean sea bass -- soooooo tasty & it was a memorable evening."
Dined on 11/27/2015
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list, great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 34 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dinner before a show

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I have lived in San Diego and have never dines at Dobson's, what a mistake! It was a great meal! My husband said it was one of the best dishes he has ever had."
Dined on 11/18/2015
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 35 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

25th Anniversary

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Dined on 11/17/2015
 2009
Dined on 11/17/2015
 2009
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We were seated next to the railing which was over the bar, very noisy. There was a total of three tables including ours that were used so they could have seated us somewhere else. Had the beet salad, nothing special about it. Our entrees were good though, the scallop and filet mignon. The mash potatoes were excellent. I would actually love their recipe. Would I return, probably not. Didn't think the quality of food was worth the price."
Dined on 11/17/2015
 2009
Special Features: vibrant bar scene
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Review 36 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 11/16/2015
 2012
Dined on 11/16/2015
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I've dined at Dobsons a handful of times and I usually have a good experience...not the case this time. I ordered the Chilean seabass entree and I had to send it back because it wasn't Chilean seabass. They gave me another kind of white fish that had a different taste and texture all together. Very disappointing because my wife and I wanted to have a nice seafood dinner. Not sure if it was an honest mistake or if they gave me a cheaper fish on purpose. I gave them the benefit of the doubt and didn't cause a scene but I was very offended. Not sure if I will be dining here again."
Dined on 11/16/2015
 2012
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Review 37 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 11/14/2015
 2012
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2012
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2012
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Review 38 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great little gem tucked just off Broadway!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/14/2015
 2007
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 39 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Mussel bisque and sea bass were awesome! Great ambiance. Alex is great bartender and personality!"
Dined on 11/13/2015
 2009
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Review 40 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 41 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 11/07/2015
 2013
Special Features: romantic, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 42 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/31/2015
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 43 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/27/2015
 2005
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 44 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great place for a Business Meeting!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"From the moment you walk in service is great! The food is great and I enjoy having business meetings there!"
Dined on 10/26/2015
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 45 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/24/2015
 2002
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 46 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 10/20/2015
 2012
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Review 47 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The food and service are spectacular. I won't go anywhere else when I'm in the area."
Dined on 10/16/2015
 2005
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Review 48 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Enjoyable, great service, food was excellant.

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Dined on 10/15/2015
 2006
Dined on 10/15/2015
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We sat close to the rail over looking the bar which was nice but....the bar was LOUD until a certain customer (lit up) at the bar left and then it was much better. I enjoyed the Jazz music...great choice but it was a little too loud at times...please pay closer attention to the speakers that are located about the bar."
Dined on 10/15/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find
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Review 49 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 10/14/2015
 2010
Dined on 10/14/2015
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/14/2015
 2010
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Review 50 for Dobson's Bar & Restaurant
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 10/12/2015
 2010
Dined on 10/12/2015
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 10/12/2015
 2010
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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