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Whistle Stop Bar

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Laid back no frills

Spent the afternoon in South Park to shop and have a few beers. My husband and I are mid-60's and... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
DDB51
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Poway, California
Delicious lunch

We both had the nicoise sandwich and it was delicious . Their cucumber,lavender infused water was... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2015
karen f
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Oct 2, 2016
“Laid back no frills”
Aug 23, 2015
“Delicious lunch”
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Spent the afternoon in South Park to shop and have a few beers. My husband and I are mid-60's and appreciate a low key bar that serves a good drink. Went on a Saturday afternoon - quiet, laid back, no frills, just right! Decent craft...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2015

We both had the nicoise sandwich and it was delicious . Their cucumber,lavender infused water was a treat

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Reviewed 11 June 2014

its fun and was great backin the day when i smoked as they have an area where you can go outside with your drink. lots of kids this place is best left to the 20 somethings.

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Reviewed 31 May 2013

Come here if you want to be ignored by the staff. This place is located in a nice, cool neighborhood.

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Reviewed 11 December 2012

A friendly place to meet up and have a locally made beer. You can play darts, play pool or just hang out and people watch. No real food here, so don't go hungry

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Reviewed 20 February 2012

Great place, terrific and friendly staff, good music (bands sometimes, DJ's sometimes) and very unique.

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Reviewed 27 August 2008

fun bar - they often have live music. there's no food, but they'll let you bring in food from sombrero's

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Reviewed 28 February 2008

Ok if you don't mind waiting 50 hours for a drink.

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Reviewed 27 January 2008

Best jukebox in San Diego!

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Reviewed 15 January 2008

Gigantic projected NES64. FUN. Pain in the butt to locate.

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