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Charcoal House

Charcoal House Restaurant in La Mesa offers the Wrinkle Room, full of cougars and saber-toothed tigers.

Behind the vinyl curtain at El Uno Bar

If you’re not ready for Tijuana, try El Uno Bar in City Heights.

The Press Box

Rancho San Diego’s Press Box Sports Lounge has a beer selection that outshines any sports bar for at least ten miles in any direction.

They'll spank you at Babycakes

Babycakes is a good place to start the day with a cocktail, a pastry, and a spanking.

Aero Club's 600 Whiskeys

The Aero Club on India Street offers 600 whiskeys and 1 apple-pie moonshine.

The Greek Sombrero

Garlic carrots and surly regulars at the Greek Sombrero.

Seven Grand — A Whiskey Selection Beyond Killer

There’s no room for shoulder angels at Seven Grand. They already had their share. They’re afraid of the tartan carpet and the dark wood paneling. They panic at the sight of the wall of whiskey. ...

Pride, billiards, and change back at Lancers

There’s a “we don’t want you” vibe at Lancers, but it’s just pride.

No need for a shiny shirt at JSix or LOUNGESix

If one bar is good, then two must be great, right? Drinking at JSix means getting to choose between the lofty heights of LOUNGESix or the street-level swank of the restaurant bar. Located in the ...

Here's the Deal: Porter's Pub

Porter’s Pub at UCSD, known for its underwhelming vittles and exceptional all-ages music venue.

The Go Lounge

Leopard-print pool table and a temporarily dismembered mannequin at the Go Lounge in La Mesa, a part of the dive-bar scene.