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Mystery Cafe Dinner Theatre San Diego

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Address: 505 Kalmia St, San Diego, CA 92101-1629
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+1 619-460-2200
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19:30 - 22:30
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Fri - Sat 19:30 - 22:30

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This is the perfect experience for any fun loving group

We spent a week in San Diego with our adult children and their partners. We attended the Mystery Cafe Dinner Theater on our last evening. It was the perfect finish to a fun... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2016
Paula H
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Vancouver, Canada
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San Diego, California
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended as a family w/teens. The show "Marry Me Now Die" based in the '80s was full of one liners, kept us laughing, audience involvement was awesome and added to the fun... great evening out with friends or family. Food was good but served so late I was starving by the time the main course arrived. If you want... More 

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Thank Diana G
Jacksonville, Illinois
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This was by far the best Murder Mystery I've ever been to! The cast was incredibly talented, the food and drinks were good! It was possibly the best thing we did in San Diego and we spent 9 days there. :)

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Thank Darci R
Vancouver, Canada
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

We spent a week in San Diego with our adult children and their partners. We attended the Mystery Cafe Dinner Theater on our last evening. It was the perfect finish to a fun vacation. I called the theater the morning of the show and spoke to Mary, a co-owner and spouse of one of the actors, who also wrote the... More 

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Thank Paula H
San Diego, California, United States
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I attended the dinner show with another couple last Friday evening. I will start by saying that the atmosphere, decor and looks of the place are, well, um.....DATED. We used a groupon so we weren't out a ton of money and figured, how bad can this be? The actors welcomed us into the venue and gave us... More 

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Thank Nick J
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63 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

We attended the "nobody's got a clue" dinner last weekend. They put on a great show. The food, however, was downright terrible. I think if they were to find a new caterer they could sell out every show and get better tips. Also swivel chairs would be nice.

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1 Thank TamGeo
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Such an awesome evening and the show is hilarious! Great for date night or for a large group. By far the best dinner show in San Diego!

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Thank Kendra T
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

What a fun evening of laughs! The show really begins as soon as you walk in, so be sure to get there by 7:30. The newest show, Nobody's Got a Clue is loosely based on the board game Clue. It is very funny, full of funny characters, double entendres, and really funny bits with audience members. The actors are your... More 

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Thank Jennifer M
San Diego, California
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

My sister and I found a groupon for this event and because both our birthdays are in March, we try to do something together to celebrate. We had so much fun. When we were younger, my sister did something similar at my mom's house, so that is why we chose this kind of event. The actors were so fun and... More 

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Thank lovingMOM328
1 review
Reviewed 20 February 2016

The cast is amazing. You can tell they are really enjoying what they do. The food is delicious, they have a good variety of options. The show is very well written and I always laughed more than I think I will. My husband and I go here for date night every time they debut a new show.

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Thank Aubrey P
San Diego, California, United States
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204 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

The shows I have seen at my kids school are streaks ahead of this one in professionalism. This show is amateur and slapstick. The "actors" keep laughing hysterically and uncontrollably at their own jokes which gets quite irritating, and the boring, ridiculous show just seems to go on and on forever. I would have left early but they trap you... More 

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