We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Review Highlights
Barona Casiono

Fantastic food buffet. Crabs legs every day as well as great prime ribs tec. Lobster on Wednesday... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bakersfield, California
Fun energy!

Barona is always a fun place to go. The staff and atmosphere is all high energy. Workers always... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
San Diego, CA
Read all 172 reviews
All photos (34)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“great casino”(7 reviews)
“san diego”(19 reviews)
Barona Casino has a long history of creating extraordinary moments — from Barona's luxury resort and spa to award-winning golf course, casino restaurants, and of course, gaming. - Award-winning guest service and phenomenal hospitality - Casually...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
See all hours
1932 Wildcat Canyon Rd, Lakeside, CA 92040-1553
+1 619-443-2300
Reviews (172)
Filter reviews
161 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsgreat casinosan diegolas vegas styleslot gamesstreet tacosplayers clubfood court isfavorite casinoloosest slotsloose slotswinding roadsage cafewell worth the tripa lot of funsdcalifornia
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 161 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantastic food buffet. Crabs legs every day as well as great prime ribs tec. Lobster on Wednesday as well. Slots are the best that we have ever played. Staff are so helpful. Even gave me and my wife an extra $20 a couple days that...More

Thank Bobeel49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Barona is always a fun place to go. The staff and atmosphere is all high energy. Workers always smiling, waving hi and asking about your experience. I've won $5000 here about 2 years ago but ever since, haven't done so well on the casino. We...More

Thank ChavSanti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a superb three days at Barona Resort and Casino The king size rooms are very comfortable, Its also fun to see the golf course and watch the hawks flying by and sometimes sitting on the railing of the small balcony. We had received...More

Thank mini33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A while ago, no limit hold 'em poker was booming and almost every casino had a live poker room. Not so much anymore - the no limit Hold 'em boom has quieted down. With the interest down turn, many of the casinos in San Diego...More

Thank phoenix_SD
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We heard about this place from at least 4 people. Getting there from San Diego proved that we should have come here in daylight. Once you get off the highway, there is a 6-10 mile ride in a single lane, up and down the hills...More

Thank rjajthrb
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This casino is in the mountains and a little remote, which is part of its ambience. About 45 min. or 30 miles from Escondido, this casino is well worth the trip. It is clean and the staff are friendly. The newer part of the casino...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 30 March 2018

After a bit of a winding road up from Lakeside you enter the Barona Reservation and it is beautiful. Set in a valley and surrounded by a golf course, the resort and casino are visually impressive. What I will share is that the staff make...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This review is intended to focus on the restaurant, Italian Cucina, which is on the lower level inside the casino. We have been going to the casino for many years and have utilized all the restaurants. Always viewed the Italian restaurant as somewhat above a...More

1  Thank fdl1948
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

They are not the loosest slots as they advertise. Theyre doing remodel of the entrance and are tightening up slot machines a lot to pay for the remodel. Also they're system says my address us not valid though I've lived here 7 years. Its correct...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Barona was the best casino in San Diego when they really cared about there players, lately this place don't deserve a two stars they got to comphy with the advertisement the best casino , well I have news for you I been gambling in this...More

Thank Don Y
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
MonicaF F
6 June 2018|
Response from fdl1948 | Reviewed this property |
I do not work there, however do go often and have been to all of the area casinos. Unfortunately they all have this problem to some degree even though there is a non smoking area which is somewhat effective. It is my... More