San Diego is a vibrant city with plenty of options for a night out. From bustling nightclubs to craft breweries, speakeasies to rooftop bars, there's something for everyone in San Diego County. Whether you're looking for a lively venue with expert mixologists, a rooftop bar with water views, or a game room with craft beer and cocktails, here are some of the best bars in the area. Start your night out in the Gaslamp Quarter, where you'll find 16 walkable blocks full of more than 180 restaurants, 50 bars, and 10 nightclubs.
At Polite Provisions, you can enjoy delicious cocktails crafted by expert mixologists while admiring the old-school pharmacy and soda fountain atmosphere. For beer lovers, head to Donut Bar for 24 beers paired with a rotating selection of freshly baked doughnuts. If you're looking for something more unique, try Punch Bowl Social in East Village for handcrafted cocktails and games like bowling, shuffleboard, karaoke and petanque. For a more laid-back evening, try Comedy Heights at Bay Bridge Brewing in Chula Vista or Twiggs Bakery and Coffeehouse in University Heights.
Don't Tell Comedy also offers two live performances almost every weekend somewhere in San Diego. And if you're looking for something truly exotic, visit False Idol in Little Italy for colorful glass buoys and treasures from local tiki bars. No matter what kind of night out you're looking for, San Diego has something for everyone. So grab your friends and explore some of the best party bars in San Diego County.