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Nightlife in North County - Bars and Clubs - San Diego

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Nightlife in North County is dominated by local crowds. Varying between sandy beach bars with untouchable North County street cred to up and coming sushi bars and elegant lounges with upscale vibes, North County nightlife is one third mellow, one third affordable, and one third high school reunion. Head to the bars in North County for a taste of nightlife in beach-side suburbia.

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AMF Eagle Lanes

Do you want to test your bowling talent among the best in San Marcos? AMF Eagle Lanes is the top option for a rowdy under 21 scene in San...

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Location: Vista / San Marcos / Escondido

Archway Lounge

Archway Lounge is a dive bar that needs no introduction. With cheap alcohol and steady patrons, Archway Lounge is the only choice when...

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Location: National City / Chula Vista / Bonita

Arena Sports Bar

Arena Sports Bar is known throughout Oceanside as the place to be for pay-per-view events. With over 40 television screens to view...

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Location: Oceanside / Carlsbad

Arterra Lounge

The outdoor lounge area is an ideal setting for poolside cabana bottle service by night or cocktails and tanning...

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Location: Del Mar / Solana Beach

Baja Lobster & Club

Happy Hour in San Diego is one of the longest hours of the day. In fact, San Diego Happy Hour lasts multiple hours at most San Diego...

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Location: National City / Chula Vista / Bonita

Bar Leucadian

Bar Leucadian is an old dive bar that has recently became the scene to be seen in Encinitas. Now, depending which side of the fence that...

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Location: Encinitas / Cardiff by the Sea

Belly Up Tavern

Blue Haven

Blue Haven is a casual sports bar on the cusp of dive status by day and a recharged dance club by night. With multiple flat screens and...

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Location: National City / Chula Vista / Bonita

Boar Cross'n Bar & Grill

7am craving for stiff drinks, video games, and billiards got you down? In San Diego, the land of drunken dreams, anything is possible....

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Location: Oceanside / Carlsbad

Cardiff Office Cocktail

Duke's Cardiff Office, or The Office, is a North County essential with mass dive bar cred. Through the front entrance, friendly locals...

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Location: Encinitas / Cardiff by the Sea

Chiefs Burgers & Brew

Chief's Burgers and Brew is one of the hippest burger joints in Del Mar. With a side of sports bar, Chief's is proud to be the...

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Location: Del Mar / Solana Beach

Chula Vista Brewery

Chula Vista Brewery, oddly enough, is not a microbrewery. It is, however, a fine restaurant to find cheap domestic and import beer. The...

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Location: National City / Chula Vista / Bonita

Churchill's Pub & Grille

If you're looking for the best in British dining and drinking, Churchill's Pub & Grill is a spot-on place to start. Their menu...

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Location: Vista / San Marcos / Escondido

Club Caribe

Club Caribe is a tropical fusion of live music, exotic cocktails, and sultry Latin dancing. Escape to the coast for a high-energy party...

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Location: National City / Chula Vista / Bonita

Club Fusion

Club Fusion is one of the top under-21 nightclubs and music venues in San Diego. With surreal laser light illuminating the multilayer...

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Location: Vista / San Marcos / Escondido

Coin-Toss Bar

Coin-Toss Bar is a whole-in-the-wall dive bar with a friendly atmosphere and inexpensive drinks. Coin-Toss features two pool tables to...

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Location: National City / Chula Vista / Bonita

Comstock Bar & Grill

The much needed nightlife scene in Escondido presents Comstock Bar and Grill. Comstock Bar and Grill is tucked away in a remote part of...

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Location: Vista / San Marcos / Escondido

Conway's Irish Pub

Conway's Irish Pub is a small dive bar where the young locals like to hang. The exceedingly thin room leaves little to no space to...

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Location: Rancho Santa Fe / Rancho Bernardo

Cowshed

Cowshed is a signature San Marcos dive. Cowshed has great food, a wide assortment of alcohol, and lots of pool tables to get your...

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Location: Vista / San Marcos / Escondido

D Street Bar & Grill

D Street Bar & Grill is the revamped Martini Ranch in Encinitas. Although dancing and live entertainment is now out of the question,...

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Location: Encinitas / Cardiff by the Sea