Live Music Restaurants in the Gaslamp Quarter
The Gaslamp Quarter is a lively district of San Diego that is lined with hundreds of premier restaurants and music venues. San Diego visitors who are on a tight schedule may not know where they should go first or how they are going to squeeze in all these activities during their trip. Fortunately, there are many opportunities to experience great food and live music at once; helping ensure you are able to experience a bit of everything during your visit.
A popular restaurant in the Gaslamp that provides a one of a kind dining experience is Café Sevilla. This Spanish influenced restaurant is painted in red and gold tones and is adorned with beautiful and elaborate paintings and decorations. In addition to a tapas menu for family style dining and a standard menu featuring appetizers, entrees and desserts, Café Sevilla also offers a happy hour from their opening at 5 until 7. Each night, the restaurant features salsa and meringue musicians, as well as Latin style rock bands to create a truly memorable dining experience. For visitors dining on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, you can also enjoy a live Flamenco show with your meal.
Other popular options are the Field Irish Pub and the Blarney Stone Pub, restaurants where diners can enjoy authentic Irish dishes including shepherds pie, corned beef and cabbage and fish and chips. Both offer live music and host events throughout the year that feature everything from bagpipe bands to traditional Irish melodies. Depending on which pub is hosting an event during the time you travel will likely decide which of these two great options you are going to choose.
For those who want fun and upbeat music as a backdrop to their meal, visit the Shout! House. This loud restaurants feature two grand “dueling pianos” which are played to favorite classic rock songs from the 1950s to the present. For added excitement, diners are encouraged to sing along with the tunes. While the menu features items including salads, pizzas, pastas and more, at night the restaurant turns into more of a downtown bar! Not only can you dine and enjoy live music at the Shout! House, but you can enjoy the full nightlife experience.
Diners can dance back to their room at the Marina Inn near the San Diego Gaslamp Quarter to relax and recharge for their next San Diego adventure. The Marina Inn is minutes from the Gaslamp Quarter and other downtown attractions, offering guests a great location to the city’s most popular restaurants, music venues and events. Our great low rates year round make us the preferred cheap hotel for visitors who are looking for quality and great value.