One of the city's most historic, architecturally significant buildings, dating back to 1874, is now this trendy triple-decker nightspot. The main floor evokes a classic neighborhood tavern, with a 40-foot-long mahogany bar offering craft beers galore and specialty cocktails; there's also foosball, shuffleboard, and old board games like Connect Four. Downstairs the "Underground" sports a dance floor surrounded by raw brick walls and leather banquettes, and plays host to DJs, live music, and comedy nights. The "Nest" is a chill lounge area on the top floor with vintage decor, cozy nooks. and comfy seats, plus a pool table and a Nintendo Wii. A popular happy hour runs daily with a feature called the Drink Exchange, where cocktail and beer prices fluctuate according to the supply and demand within the bar—less an economics lesson than an opportunity to grab some drinks on the cheap.
San Diego› Nightlife
The Tipsy Crow
At F Street, 770 Fifth Ave.
Our Rating Neighborhood Gaslamp Quarter Hours Mon–Fri 3pm-2am; Sat, Sun noon–2am Transportation Bus: 3, 120, or numerous Broadway routes; Trolley: Fifth Ave. Phone 619/338-9300 Prices Cover Fri, Sat $5 Web site The Tipsy Crow