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The Casbah

2501 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-1217
+1 619-232-4355
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Modern English

Awesome small venue for live music. Pleasantly surprised. And the booze was cheap too. Thanks for... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Silverthorne, Colorado, United States
via mobile
Sooooo Loud!!!

Met friends that have a hip hop group here as they were checking out the place for a possible... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Blaine, Washington
via mobile
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
8 Apr 2017
“A San Diego gem”
14 Jun 2017
“Modern English ”
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Hours Today: 8:30 pm - 2:00 am
2501 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101-1217
+1 619-232-4355
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Awesome small venue for live music. Pleasantly surprised. And the booze was cheap too. Thanks for making my trip to San Diego extra good.

Thank powderdaygirl
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Met friends that have a hip hop group here as they were checking out the place for a possible performance. I can say without reservation, this isn't the place us Middle-Agers need to frequent. I mean, as a child of the 60's, I still like...More

Thank TJHill
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is a neighborhood gem & is the place to go for live music in San Diego. It's a small venue so you will be up close with anyone you go to see. Keep watch over their calendar they host a variety of genres. It...More

Thank seesumigo
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately I know where the world's loudest exhaust fan (TWLEF) resides and it's in this music venue. I give the Casbah 5 stars for the acts they bring to town. Between the Casbah, Soda Bar and the Observatory I've seen probably 10 shows over the...More

Thank TrippyTravels
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The Casbah has got to be one of my absolute favorite places to see a good, loud, rock show. There's a lot of history there, and you can feel it as soon as you walk in the door. There's plenty of room to check out...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This is a grungy place and suits the Rock bands playing there. There was several bands rotating through sets. The first was terrible, second was pretty good, 3rd was ok. It really depends on the night they play what you get. It is loud! There's...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Went here to see a friend who was DJing. There was plenty of open space, especially on the dance floor, and the whiskey sour I had was good. The bartenders weren't overly friendly or rude; they just did their job and held conversation if you...More

Thank FGrandillo
Reviewed 20 November 2014

The Casbah is a dive bar, club venue with a small stage (this is part of the charm, or a deterrent depending on your tastes) close proximity to your favorite band, and even closer proximity to people you may not want to meet. It would...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 15 October 2014

The Casbah is not located in the best part of town, but I went to a show alone last night and didn't have any problems. The venue is tiny but perfect for getting an up-close and personal experience with your favorite artists. They've got a...More

Thank ShannonD71
Reviewed 29 September 2014

I'm told by a local friend that the Casbah is kind of an institution in San Diego among music lovers. It's a bit of a dive, but in a good way - unpretentious and relaxed. It's very small and the stage is not raised up...More

Thank Sheila P
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