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Taste & Thirst

You can't beat the classics. Taste & Thirst is a great sports bar destination if you want a lot of something good.

Taste and Thirst San Diego
Taste and Thirst San Diego
Taste and Thirst San Diego
Taste and Thirst San Diego

Venue Description

Downtown and thirsty for something a little stronger than water? Look no further than Taste and Thirst on Fourth; a late night hub of wallet-friendly eats and drinks in the heart of the Gaslamp District of Downtown San Diego.

Home of the best happy hour in downtown San Diego, Taste and Thirst is a favorite of locals and tourists alike. Great food, friendly staff, 20 flat screens, and a full wall projector make this the Gaslamp District go-to bar for drinks and eats in a laid back environment.

With a moniker that indicates Taste and Thirst knows what you are after, they make just about every hour a happy hour with food and drink discounts happening constantly; including half-off drinks from 3-8p and an additional half off select apps during the same time frame from a roster of vittles that includes Sriracha teriyaki wings and chili cheese tater tots.

And with 14 High Definition television screens for your sports-viewing pleasure, spend game night at a spot where there is plenty to entertain you and your stomach. If you still have questions; then head to our Contact Info to directly connect with us. We have highly trained San Diego Nightlife specialists standing by; ready to help you, 24/7.

When you choose VIP Nightlife to plan a night out; you don’t have to know anything about Taste and Thirst to have the time of your life. With years of experience, our team can take your ideas from an inspiration to a fully executed, once-in-a-lifetime occasion. VIP Nightlife will create an event experience for your every need and services groups of all sizes; up to 1000 guests or more. So let us plan your next great day or night out in SD; just ask us how! And be sure to Like Us on Facebook so you can keep up with Upcoming Events and Deals.

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Quick Facts & Faqs

Where is Taste & Thirst located?
Taste & Thirst is located in the Gaslamp Quarter of Downtown San Diego, at 715 Fourth Ave.
How much do drinks cost at Taste & Thirst?
Expect to pay $5-10 for mixed drinks. Plus Happy Hour is daily from 3p-8p.
Insider TIP: Enjoy the thrill of group shots from their “party bomber” contraption.
Does Taste & Thirst have a Happy Hour?
The BEST Downtown Happy Hour is daily from 3p-8p and features 1/2 price drinks with $3, $4 & $5 appetizers!
Can I order food at Taste & Thirst?
The regular menu at Taste & Thirst is mostly bar food. Popular items include the chicken strips and fries, chicken quesadillas, nachos and the sampler platter.
Insider TIP: The burgers and steak tacos are both amazing!
Which is the best table at Taste & Thirst?
This place is more of a bar than anything else. There aren’t too many tables to use but the bar is nice and big. It’s also clean and inviting.
What is the crowd like at Taste & Thirst?
Taste & Thirst mostly attracts a younger, college crowd.
What is the best night/s to go to Taste & Thirst?
Tue, Fri & Sat nights are known to be their best nights.
Plus Happy Hour is daily from 3p-8p (except during special events).
Where can I find parking at Taste & Thirst?
Taste & Thirst offers 3hrs of validation for $8, at the Horton Plaza Parking Garage. Regular rates will begin to apply after three (3) hours. Please ask staff for your validation ticket when visiting this establishment.
Where can I find an list of upcoming events / DJs in San Diego?
You can view upcoming events on the Featured Events page on our site.
Don’t see your question?
Head to our Contact Info to connect with us directly.
This content was accurate at time Taste & Thirst was reviewed. Please check with venue to verify that details are still correct.

Dress Code Policy

• The dress code here is: Casual Dress.
• No restrictions on attire; with jeans and tees likely okay.
• Think everyday, daily, daytime, easy.
• Relaxed fabrics such as cotton, denim, linen, in simple flowy or tight shapes are part of this dress code.

What to wear to a casual bar?

For men: a V-neck basic tee shirt, preferred jeans, and sneakers. Accessories can include a hat and a backpack. For women: a crew neck basic tee shirt, cargo pant, denim coat, and flats. Accessories can include minimal or pop jewelry, a soft style handbag (hobo, or shoulder bag), and a scarf.

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