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The Barrel Room-Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro

16765 Bernardo Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92128-2509
+1 858-673-7512
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“garlic fries” (10 reviews)
“panini” (13 reviews)
“jambalaya” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
American, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16765 Bernardo Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92128-2509
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner with four, scallops and chicken parmigiana, salads. Salads were fresh and scallops were excellent. Service was good and wine acceptable. Nice atmosphere. Visiting San Diego and staying in Rancho Bernardo where this restaurant is located. Had reservations.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good and well prepared food with a nice wine list. Took my grandson and his wife. Every one ordered something different and all dinners were well received. Great lamb and pasta dishes. The room is a little small, so the noise level is sometimes...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant location in a strip mall and humble exterior made me suspect the great reviews on TripAdvisor. But we had a lovely dinner here with great service. The caprese bruschetta got great reviews, as did the salmon dinner, and my jambalaya was very good....More

Thank MKatBa
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We visited when attending a meeting at Rancho Bernardo Inn. The restaurant was about a 10 minute drive from the inn. We were unexpectedly fortunate to be there on the restaurant’s 11th Anniversary and got a great deal on their signature Cabernet and it was...More

Thank mightymomom
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Food is always fresh and delicious. Lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch available. Great selection of wines. Small space. Limited inside tables. Some seating at the bar. Tables are close together, so it is loud. Outside patio dining quieter. Burger is outstanding. All salmon dishes are...More

Thank SJR55
Reviewed 16 July 2017

My sister and I chose this place based on location and reviews on the internet. Our server, Mike, did a great job helping us select a few items from the appetizer menu to accompany our wines. We wanted a quiet spot to sit and visit...More

Thank Taco42
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Been here twice in the past year. They have an interesting menu with specials. We have been very happy with our choices.

Thank Eileentx
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The Barrel Room is one of our favorite spots. They have a good, but limited menu. Excellent wine choices at a reasonable price. It's a cozy atmosphere with excellent service from the staff.

Thank CGA2013
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We were welcomed by the hostess with a smile although the manager had walked by and not acknowledged us so that was off putting...we picked this restaurant based on its location as were were on our way out of town and going to a winery...More

Thank lkchome
Reviewed 2 June 2017

A very busy high energy place. Arrive early or be prepared to wait,it is worth it. The friendly bartender knows his wines and made some wonderful recommendations. The food was great. So fun!

Thank Sandy2645
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16765 Bernardo Center Dr, San Diego, CA 92128-2509
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-673-7512
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