The Casbah

Row 1

2501 Kettner Blvd (at W Laurel St)
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 232-4355
Rock Club, Nightclub, Arcade
Mon–Sun: 8:30 PM–1:00 AM

Foursquare Tips

  • People often ask for settimes. For most shows, a 3 band bill will be 9pm/10pm/11pm. A 2 band bill is usually 9:30 and 11pm. Doors are almost always at 8:30 unless otherwise noted.
  • Great place! Great music! San Diego!!!
  • Get there early, stand up front, and hear the sound from the singer's mouth BEFORE it comes out the speakers.
  • The back bar is open on busy nights if there is a long wait up front -- but it's cash only (via
  • Awesome stage sound, great crowd, cool music, just an overall great intimate venue.
  • Try the Cranhammer, ask for it!
  • a landmark in san diego
  • My favorite music venue.
  • Always a great spot to catch live music. Strong drinks too!
  • See The Parlotones here on 11/05/11!
  • This is THE place to go to catch a band before they hit it big. Only holds about 200 fans, so expect a crowded venue during popular shows.
  • Discover new music. See a free show. Hint: Twitter Tuesday
  • Excelente lugar para ir a bailar y disfrutar de las bandas que se presentan.
  • Get close to the stage early &hang....
  • Makes me swoon...
  • Dont have much cash? Want to hear some great live music? Need a strong drink? The Casbah is the place for you.
  • They take credit cards now!
  • My favorite San Diego venue, period. Hit the back room for some pool and if you arrive early enough, street parking is sweet and easy.
  • Such an amazing place. Plus the drinks are pretty cheap! That's awesome! I am coming here more often! p.s. careful of the fleshlight hanging up above the the outdoor patio.
  • No, stay away from the Cranhammer, stick with the draft beers.