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The Tower Bar

4757 University Avenue
San Diego,CA 92105
(619) 284-0158
E-mail: thetowerbar@gmail.com

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On Tap: Green Flash West Coast IPA, Stone Pale Ale, Ballast Point Pale Ale, Angry Orchard Cider, Mother Earth Cali Creamin’ Vanilla Cream Ale, Belching Beaver PB Milk Stout, Alpine Duet

Business hours

Monday 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Tuesday 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Wednesday 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Thursday 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Friday 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Saturday 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Sunday 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.

A San Diego landmark, built in 1932.  Home of the Pabst-Smear (1/2 Guinness and half Pabst), the Hello Kitty Duck Fart and the Cherry Limeade.  We have the largest selection of genuine Absinthe in San Diego including Mata Hari, La Fee, Versinthe, Lucid, Abyss &  St. George, which we prepare in the traditional French method using an Absinthe water fountain.

Past performers at The Tower include:

KING KAHN and BBQ, THE SPITS, THE BLACK LIPS, THE FREEZE,THE HEARTACHES,THE MORLOCKS, THE SOFT PACK, U.S. BOMBS, GANG GREEN, THE WOGGLES, DIABLO DIMES, GRAND OLE PARTY, MARKY RAMONE, THE STITCHES, THE WONGS, TRISTEZA, THE HUSBANDS, BEEHIVE & THE BARRACUDAS, MR TUBE & THE FLYING OBJECTS, THE SULTANS, THE MUSLIMS, DECRY, THE RED ONIONS, THE NASHVILLE RAMBLERS, BEST COAST, THE CREEPY CREEPS,RETOX, Omar and The String Poppers, SHED, 400 Blows, UNCLE JOE’S BIG OL’ DRIVER, LADY DOTTIE & THE DIAMONDS, OFF WITH THEIR HEADS, Redgun Radar, FATSON JETSON, THE FREEKS, THE GO GETTERS, Prima Donna, DAN SARTAIN, This Bike is A Pipe Bomb, Rip Carson, The Lamps, The Deere Johns, The Power Chords, Mario Escovedo, Mannequin Piss, Danava, The Love Me Nots, The Corvinas, Her Grace The Duchess, Charlie Megira, CASH’D OUT, Triclops, Sleeping People, The Earl Brothers, The Intelligence, Lloyd Trip & The Zip Guns, Arsen Roulette and the Ricochettes, Bunky, Bartender’s Bible, The Hexxers, Heavy Hawaii, Cheap Curls, Underground Railroad to Candyland, Colleen Green, Spider Fever,Los Sweepers ,Death Hymn #9, Joy, Thick Shakes, The Lumps, Stephen Rey & The SlicksJungle Fever, Roach Spit, The Paperhead, Thee Cormans, Mothers Worry, Writer,Billy Rath (Johnny Thunders), Christmas Island, Los Headaches, The Regressions, Los Vigilantes, Cyclops, Guantanamo Baywatch, Acid Baby Jesus, Rat City Riot, Terry Malts, Night Nurse, King Louie’s Missing Monuments,Blood On The Saddle, The Shag Rats, The Neumans, Skelator, RVIVR, Creepoid