Whistle Stop Bar

Bar, Rock Club, Nightclub
$ $
2236 Fern St (at Juniper St)
San Diego, CA 92104
(619) 284-6784
4:00pm - 2:00am
4:00pm - 2:00am
4:00pm - 2:00am
4:00pm - 2:00am
4:00pm - 2:00am
2:00pm - 2:00am
2:00pm - 2:00am

Whistle Stop Bar is a classic San Diego dive that is popular among those looking to dance in the "Booty Basement." This cash-only dive has cheap, strong drinks. This place gets packed on the weekends; dress appropriately for the sweat-inducing basement if you're looking to dance.


  • It's all about the 2nd and last Saturday of the month...Booty Basement!
  • Hands down one of the best places to dance, drink and have a good old time in San Diego.
  • Grab a seat early -- the bar fills up quick when bands start. Order drinks before 8 p.m. and save a buck on each (via sdDialedin.com and KingofHappyHour.com)
  • The first Thursday of every month is 'Worst Music Ever' night. The best in your favorite bad/silly/cheeseball songs. A must see (and hear) for anyone who likes fun times.
  • Tuesday night.. Friends Chill.. board games, candles, chill tunes, big screen Super Nintendo!
  • Wu Tang Wednesdays every 2nd Wednesday.
  • I hear the trivia here is totally awesome!
  • Fantastic selection of craft beers. Go early for a low-key local vibe.
  • Cash only bar
  • #ButSheOnlyComesWhenShesOnTop #James #BritPop #FITB
  • Great beers and amazing live music
  • Come watch some excellent story writers with So Say We All's VAMP nights!
  • Little too crowded for me most of the time... Good beers on draft
  • HOMI Friday with Miho gastro Truck.
  • Friends chill on Tuesday evenings!
  • not the friendliest staff.
  • Natasha, Melody, and Sunshine are all great bartenders!
  • Best jukebox in San Diego. Hands down.
  • Their read-in needs to take a tip from Mexican game shows: get a masked man to trumpet the losers off staget
  • Two words...Booty Basement. Come check it out.

Nearby places

1521 30th St (btwn Beech & Cedar St)
2204 Fern St (at Ivy St)
2201 Fern St (at Ivy St)