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Looking for a bar with outdoor seating-Not in the Gaslamp

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Had a party a Lei Lounge last year...and looking to do something simliar this year. I was trying to think of a bar (not in the gaslamp--looking for a more laid back, cheaper ambiance) that has outdoor seating...

Does Small Bar have outdoor seating?
Does Tornado have outdoor seating?

Any other thoughts/suggestions are appreciated!

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  1. Jaynes Gastropub has a great outdoor area for a party.

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    1. re: stevewag23

      Oh, yeah, it has a great patio. If you don't mind the kitsch, Alcapulco's in Old Town has a large patio. Or, better yet, the 94th Aero Squadron has a patio that looks out onto Montgomery Field.

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      94th Aero Squadron Restaurant
      8885 Balboa Ave, San Diego, CA 92123

    2. Toronado and Small Bar have small patios. Small Bars only has a couple of tables while Toronado has several picnic tables. They might let you rent the back out, but it is walled up so there isn't much of a view.

      1. Arterra at the Marriott in Del Mar is not bad. Also I hear the Bali Hai has been remodelled but I haven't been there in years.

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        Arterra Restaurant
        11966 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130

        Bali Hai Restaurant
        2230 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106

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        1. re: wanker

          now that's an interesting "handle"

        2. Ritual Tavern, while beer only, has a really nice outdoor patio.

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          Ritual Tavern
          4095 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

          1. Cantina Mayahuel has a nice patio

            Agreed on Ritual

            Starlite has a good patio but it's probably not any cheaper than the Gaslamp

            Urban Solace's patio is great but it's not really a bar if that's what you were looking for.

            En Fuego up in Del Mar has a nice patio but the food and drinks are pretty mediocre

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            Urban Solace Restaurant
            3823 30th Street, San Diego, CA 92104

            Starlite
            3175 India Street, San Diego, CA 92103

            Cantina Mayahuel
            2934 Adams Ave, San Diego, CA 92116