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Urban Solace

#171 of 3,847 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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3823 30th Street, San Diego, CA 92104-3609 (University)
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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San Francisco
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64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners care deeply about where their food comes from and how it affects the world. Their care shows in the preparation, the food itself, and the warmth of the staff. On a short business conference, I made sure to dine at Urban Solace twice. All ingredients are locally sourced and some prepared exclusively for the restaurant. The prices are... More 

Thank Mindkandy
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We finally made it! Our first time to dinner out on a weekday night for the two of us. Very light crowd, so our service was stellar. I had the SeaBass, my partner had the salmon. Both Delicious - Melted in your mouth. With the biscuits as a side, our dinner was spectacular! Stephanie, our server was brilliant. I have... More 

Thank CWayne A
Mickleton, New Jersey
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

During a recent trip to San Diego, we came here for dinner based on the good rating on Trip Advisor. I ordered their grilled hanger steak in a red wine sauce. The flavor or the meat and sauce was very good, but I asked for it to be cooked medium and it was on the rare side -- much too... More 

Thank Cheryl M
San Diego, California
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Funny, I cant believe I didn't already review this place. It is really is a gem. We had 7 of us gathered to say goodbye to a colleague. All of us are well travelled and live a good bit on per dem so food has to hit a standard. First the Apps. Loved the Pate. FIrst Rate. People who have... More 

Thank FoodJunkieSteve
Pauma Valley, California
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This restaurant serves food with some very unique flavors at reasonable prices. It's a fun atmosphere and the service is outstanding. Recommend the meatloaf!

1 Thank Howie72
Washington, DC
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

My son and I stopped at Urban Solace on our way from the airport to our hotel. It was a great first stop on our trip! The duckaroni was delicious, my son's grilled cheese sandwich was memorable, too much food to eat in one meal.

Thank Nate_TG
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Third time visiting this restaurant so I thought I would try the Hanger steak. I was not very impressed. I had to add the garlic butter to give it some flavor. I thought it would taste a lot better since it cost almost $30. My girlfriend also had the hanger stake and she stated it was better the last time... More 

Thank Sgt S
Albany, OR
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103 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Went for breakfast but after studying the menu decided on lunch! My sister and I shared the chicken salad sandwich which was excellent as were the French fries. We both had the tomato fennel soup which I liked but my sister not so much. We sat at the bar which was great. I had a very good spicy bloody Mary.... More 

Thank Beaverfan62
Stamford, Connecticut
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1,736 reviews
1,051 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

the cheddar biscuit was really good. The wings tasted frozen. They were dry. My boyfriends fries tasted bad like double fried and mine were fresh and delicious. He really liked his shrimp and grits. My quinoa burger was good.

Thank Autumn M
Fallbrook, California
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I will first state that I find it really incredible when I spend my time and money going to a restaurant to try it and review it online, that my review disappears off of the web. SO, I'LL DO IT AGAIN. I wish I had saved a Word file for every review I've done so that I could reference which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3823 30th Street, San Diego, CA 92104-3609
  • Public Transportation: We are located at the transit hub of 30th and University Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-295-6464

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?