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Cafe Sevilla San Diego has been dedicated to providing the true essence of Spanish culture, music, and cuisine since 1987. Located in the heart of downtown San Diego, Cafe Sevilla is proud to offer the most authentic Spanish ambiance in their tapas bar, restaurant, and nightclub.

Café Sevilla specializes in Spanish tapas or small plates, which are great for a fun, interactive, and sharable dining experience. Menu offerings include a variety of over 30 award-winning tapas as well as traditional paellas, fresh seafood, and savory meat dishes. We also feature a large variety of Spanish wines and refreshing sangrias.

One can enjoy live Gypsy Kings style music in the tapas bar as well as a Flamenco Dinner Show on the weekends!

Cafe Sevilla of San Diego
4.3
Based on 2543 reviews
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Cynthia Beltran
Cynthia Beltran
19:55 01 Nov 21
The tapas were great. I went during happy hour and they have great specials and the cocktails are $8 I believe. I got... the albondigas, highly recommend, and also the calamari. The service was okay. The food came out in a timely manner. They have outside seating and is dog friendly.read more
Brianna Ehrhart
Brianna Ehrhart
19:12 25 Oct 21
The server and food were outstanding! Our server (Cale?) was so attentive and well-informed about the menu. The food... was all amazing. We ordered 7 dishes and were impressed by each one. So flavorful and authentic. The sangria was some of the best we ever had.read more
Ms Coffee AKA Amy Grady, BSW
Ms Coffee AKA Amy Grady, BSW
23:47 22 Oct 21
I had SO much fun at this restaurant! Got together with friends and the food, vibe and place was all on point! Let me... tell you they need to give TYLER our waiter a raise. So attentive big smile always and you could tell that he enjoyed his job! Thank for make our night so fun and attention to detail was fabulous! The food was delicious. I don't know where you found that sausage in out pia' but it put my Chicago sausages back home to shame! And that 🍋 dessert...so magnificent!!! We will be back soon!read more
reglagirl
reglagirl
21:50 21 Aug 21
Flavors are amazing ( it's those Moors 🤣👍)and I recommend going with a table full of friends and ordering family style,... sharing tasty tapas and sharing paella dishes as well as a few choice entrees and dessert. The servers are always attentive, interesting live music last night and different each time I've been there.The tapas baby back ribs are really special, because of the spices and the presentation and a three cheese w/veg bake dip, (which I wished there was a bucket of )and I'm now a full fan of paella, which I didn't like before this tasting the way they prepare it here. It's light but rich with flavors.And I had a coffee with dessert, SO good, it was unbelievable. Yep. Just a coffee. With heated cream on the side, beautiful cups, crystal sugar wand stirrer, freshly brewed, freshly ground beans, I think.So, there's good reason why this place is no secret. I've had 2 Lyft drivers tell me how they love Cafe Sevilla as they take me there.read more
Victoria Johnson
Victoria Johnson
02:24 05 Aug 21
Looked up dinner places near my hotel and found this gem. Had great drinks and tapas that made it easy for my husband... and I to try out multiple plates. We each found something we liked. We definitely left super full and happy.read more
Timothy Ingram
Timothy Ingram
03:58 27 Jul 21
Tapas and what else do you need! The service was excellent, the menu options were very deep and absolutely each and... everything we ordered (15 different items) was unique and delicious. One of the best meals that I have enjoyed in decades. A must stop for anyone close enough to enjoy.read more
Jacqueline Sager Hay-Roe
Jacqueline Sager Hay-Roe
12:26 26 Jul 21
This might be one of my favorite restaurants that I have ever visited. Everything is amazing. Sometimes we get the... paella, sometimes we just fill up on tapas. Unfortunately the last time we were there the live music started an hour after it was advertised, so if you're really keen on the music maybe call and check. But you must go here!read more
Jacqueline Teitelbaum
Jacqueline Teitelbaum
22:51 20 Jul 21
Amazing service! Our waitress was so fun, so experienced, and the rest of the staff was extremely pleasant. On top of... it, great food, great wine, and great music! Makes my heart happy to be there.read more
Mark Boisvert
Mark Boisvert
01:16 09 Jul 21
Just go here. Live music, good food, & gas lamp vibes. On top of that decor is pretty epic. Music is pretty loud so if... you're looking for a nice quiet dinner skip this place. If you're looking for a fun party atmosphere this is the place.read more
Shawn Carman
Shawn Carman
18:43 08 Jul 21
I love this place. Anytime I can get to SD, I try and go here. Food is amazing, atmosphere is wonderful, and the... service is impeccable. Try to catch nights with Live music...it just adds to this already special place.read more
Bridget Shows
Bridget Shows
06:55 06 Jul 21
My boyfriend and I were seated and given menus, picked out our entrees and waited for the server to come and what we... had ordered was not available. So it would have been nice if they would have let us know beforehand the unavailable items so that we wouldn’t of had to re-pick. Then upon receiving our plates they did not have an item requested (mashed potatoes) and instead had rice in its place. So naturally, we said we had asked for the mashed potatoes and they told us that they were out. So without letting us know they assumed that the rice in its place would have been fine. The Servers seemed nice, however there was a lack of communication with my date and I on the foods that were available and it was pretty disappointing for the price paid due to not having any food available for the evening.read more
James Pillot IV
James Pillot IV
18:28 20 Jun 21
An absolute must stop place in San Diego! The live music on Thursday night is such a cool experience and all the... bartenders were beyond friendly. I will definitely be coming back next time I'm in town.Also the food is insanely good and everything is pretty reasonably priced.read more
caliqn714
caliqn714
00:47 25 May 21
Amazing tapas and the Sangria is to die for. Great place to dine at and the live Music was definitely a plus. Our... server was great and the management was on top of it, helping out and coming around to call the tables to check on us. The server did put in our appetizer wrong but he fixed the error right away and did credit us at the end. Overall amazing experience and will be back as soon as im back in the area.read more
Ahmad Zaiat
Ahmad Zaiat
14:24 24 May 21
We had a great experience. The food and service were phenomenal, thank you Drew. Drew took his time to explain the... foreign menu to us and made sure we were taken care of. Even my picky kids were impressed by some of the dishes.read more
Nadiely Gois
Nadiely Gois
00:27 13 May 21
Excellent restaurant! The food and music was great. One of the best place I've eat in San Diego. If you go there, ask... for the 5 course menu.. It is a must..read more
Denis Volodko
Denis Volodko
01:48 05 May 21
Good place to spend Friday or Saturday evening with live music. Lovely service but I didn't like the food. We've tried... 5-6 plates and genuinely like only one. Everything else was just mediocre.read more
Brandon Cable
Brandon Cable
20:15 02 May 21
So good. The mango sangria and the waffle breakfast sandwich were amazing!!!! Really everything was amazing. Service... was great. Good music playing in the background. Very dark and laid back vibe inside. Would come back and can highly recommend. Best food we have had in a while.read more
J McBride
J McBride
19:53 30 Apr 21
This is a great spot in SD for authentic Spanish cuisine. I'm a huge paella fan, and they do not disappoint here! Their... tapas are a little bit larger than traditional tapas. The server recommended 4 tapas for the two of us, or if we were going to share a paella, 1 tapas each. This was a very accurate recommendation.The sangria is the way to go drink wise here. I've had the cava and the classic red. The classic red was definitely my personal favorite.It's a little on the pricey side, so it won't be in regular rotation for me, but worth the $$$, so I'll definitely be back.read more
Dan Harasty
Dan Harasty
19:52 30 Apr 21
Tapas were excellent. The sangria was yummy.The service was delightful. Live music was awesome.Alas, the paella was... not all I hoped it would be. (Was expecting lots of saffron. To me the flavor was more of Worcestershire.) Maybe the problem is this: I really want to like paella, but maybe I don't.read more
Ivan Flores
Ivan Flores
15:57 01 Apr 21
Wouldn't go back. Took the family and everyone was disappointed. We went on a Tuesday night and they were out of... several menu items. We ordered paella which was good. Service was good. Small were decent but not good enough to go back.read more
Claudette Gadsden
Claudette Gadsden
21:51 16 Mar 21
Everything is so good, I don't know where to start. Black seafood paella. Flat bread. Shrimp taco. Yum!!
Inese Franzke
Inese Franzke
22:22 13 Mar 21
Love the place. Food is excellent. Service, particularly if you have Carlo as your server, is superb. Don't over... look the Spanish tortilla. Usually this is a nice filler food as background to the more interesting choices. Here it is insanely good. We ordered a second serving of it. Later visit, service still very good, but check who's cooking. The insanely delicious and wonderful tortilla reverted to nice filler food. Not going to give up on the place.read more
guadalupe gomez
guadalupe gomez
15:22 27 Feb 21
Amazing food. I recommend the tour of Spain 5 course meal.Service had opportunities but I am definitely going back.
Will Carpenter
Will Carpenter
15:47 20 Feb 21
To be honest the food was pretty good. The service was great. The espresso martinis leaved a little to be desired.... Despite this above average experience, I’m leaving a 1 star review because this morning, Saturday morning! The owner of this establishment had the audacity to start a construction project in the middle of the street at 630 AM. Like could it not wait for a week day??read more
Asma Bautista
Asma Bautista
14:19 09 Feb 21
Fine dining or simply hanging out, this restaurant is a really good choice. Spanish food is excellent and almost... perfectly cooked. The interior design of the restaurant provides a cozy and romantic!read more
lucas schmidt
lucas schmidt
22:25 17 Jan 21
spanish food and the feeling at this location is great. staff is always nice even when they have a full house. i think... i might become a regular. prices were appropriate. food is like a place in baltimore i liked.read more
Ryker4 W
Ryker4 W
15:25 17 Jan 21
A preferred site for spanish food. I love visiting here. Really nothing but enjoyable experiences here, I'll be back.... Prices that won't shock you.read more
Ben Cruz
Ben Cruz
04:45 28 Oct 20
Came to San Diego to get away since our vacations got cancelled. We were in Sevilla last year for our honeymoon. They... hit the nail on the head. Food excellent. Wine was Great. Exceptional service..."Thanks Rudy"read more
Hermès Espinoza
Hermès Espinoza
09:05 20 Oct 20
It was an excellent service and staff are very professional about their job. The atmosphere is friendly and food are... incredible to enjoy with your family and friends.... we came from New York City to San Diego to celebrate 🍾 her birthday. Thank you very much.read more
mariamyouakim
mariamyouakim
18:30 19 Oct 20
The staff are super friendly and the service was great and fast.We loved their freshly baked bread (although they... charge 7$ for it.. it’s not complimentary)But we didn’t like their traditional paella that much.. the taste is a bit plane and the sausage wasn’t good.The overall experience was good but overpriced (paella for 2 with 60$!!)read more
Elba Frugiuele
Elba Frugiuele
03:43 03 Oct 20
Celebrated my 50 th birthday at cafe Sevilla in San Diego and it was awesome was greeted by the best server named... destiny she was so knowledgeable and her suggestions were delicious beginning with appetizers, main course and great drinks to the best dessert. I highly recommend the food is authentic,flavorful and delicious. Best sangria I have ever had and seafood paella phenomenal. Thank you Destiny for your awesome service you made my birthday dinner awesome❣️We will definitely be back.read more
Anthony Withum
Anthony Withum
22:37 26 Sep 20
Great happy hour. Felt like we were in Spain with outdoor seating and a variety of tapas. Check out their unique... selection of sangria or ecen get a barrel to share with friends!read more
Donna Rose
Donna Rose
03:31 24 Sep 20
There was a group of 10 of us tonight and we were definitely feisty. Sevilla treated us like a champs!! Thank you for... the great time and hospitality!!read more
Alma
Alma
02:40 22 Sep 20
We were there for brunch. We ordered the tapas sampler, breakfast burrito, steak and eggs and a bottle of cava to... share. All great with the exception of the steak. My son ordered it so now he knows unless in a steakhouse you don't risk it. Sorry no pics. The pic I have is of my plate half eaten.read more
Marisol Garcia
Marisol Garcia
06:54 20 Sep 20
Great food. We loved everything we ordered.
Jack McNeill
Jack McNeill
04:56 12 Sep 20
I came from out of town and got take out to our hotel room here two nights in a row..... Every single bite the food was... beyond top notch- try the orange flan for a foodgasm- and specifically I (or we, myself and my girlfriend) wanna thank Holly and the rest of the host staff for being friendly, knowledgeable, and just so wonderful. Make this a must if you like food! 🙌👍read more
Greg Valdez
Greg Valdez
02:48 09 Sep 20
Years and years running we love this place for the best date night in San Diego Gaslamp. Paella is to die for and the... sangria is nectar from the God's.read more
E GA
E GA
14:33 08 Sep 20
Very good sangrias, drinks, food, and customer service
Ashley Allison
Ashley Allison
05:24 06 Sep 20
I called before to confirm the last seating and they said on the phone 9:45pm. We arrived at 9:40 and planned the night... for this time. Once the host greeted us she said they were not taking any more people. I explained we planned the night for this and even called before, and she still said they wouldn't take us. We were only a party of two also, so for them not to seat us even after calling ahead was really unfortunate especially since we made the the trip out just for this place. Very disappointed and not happy with the communication. They should have said a different time on the phone if that was the case instead of wasting our time.read more
ptsenter
ptsenter
04:47 06 Sep 20
Excellent place, we came for 39th anniversary. It was Saturday and they don't accept reservations for Saturdays but... when I mentioned the reason the guy on the phone accepted it. When we came to the place a host recognized the reservation and he remembered the reason and even the number of years. He made sure we got the best place and he relayed the reason to our server. His name is Tyler. The food is excellent. It's in a heart of Gaslamp district. Service is excellent. We enjoy the place.read more
Omar Tate
Omar Tate
10:45 30 Aug 20
Good scene for tasty spanish food. it's so delicious. i had a cousin come into town and she asked me to go back here.... the bill was well within reason for the quality.read more
azin khabazian
azin khabazian
04:15 30 Aug 20
The food is really delicious, we took one type of tapas which the ham was as good as you can find in Spain, the octopus... with the sauce taste perfect, and the creme catalana taste like heaven. It’s just more expensive than you can find in Sevilla.read more
Jenny Koh-Lin
Jenny Koh-Lin
19:33 20 Aug 20
Great place, awesome food, all the tapas cold and hot taste great... We were there during weekend so don't forget... reservation if big party.. there was a line..read more
Franklin Martinez
Franklin Martinez
03:34 15 Aug 20
This is the best Spain restaurant I've ever been to since I can't go to Spain due to COVID-19.
Nicholas Newsum
Nicholas Newsum
00:57 06 Aug 20
What can I say but perfection. This place transports me to Spain every time. Excellent tapas, great ambiance, and even... better service! SD must!read more
Elizabeth Zamudio
Elizabeth Zamudio
17:45 01 Aug 20
The place is really good! Food is tasty, you can tell they know how to do it! The service was the best, kind, honest... and helpful. Very nice music and ambiance!read more
Doug Martin
Doug Martin
00:30 09 Jul 20
Our server (Stephan) went out of his way to make our dinner date a memorable experience. He helped us pick out just the... right tapas and introduced us to iberico ham.....amazing.I let Stephan pick out the specialty margaritas and the wine. He nailed it every time.Outside dinning was comfortable and private. I wish we lived closer. We would go back there every week.read more
Irene Murphy
Irene Murphy
07:51 08 Jul 20
This is the BEST place ever!!!! Great people, great food and Corey is the best manager ever. He makes sure to take... care of you and goes that extra mile to make sure his customers are happy. The drinks are awesome and they have a great menu selection. Love this place and highly recommend it to everyone.read more
Fred Lozano
Fred Lozano
13:42 04 Jul 20
This place is first rate everything. The entire vibe of the place let's you know that they want your experience to be... memorable. The wait staff is always friendly and attentive. The food is hot and delicious. The atmosphere is inviting. And the sangria will get you good and ready for dancing later. Will most certainly be back.read more
Lucy Gutierrez
Lucy Gutierrez
21:40 30 Jun 20
My Husband and I were visiting SD we did not know where to go. We ended up at Sevilla for brunch.. It was definitely... delicious and the waiter, Kale was super helpful with everything, he knew what went well with what etc. Made everything taste that much better.read more
Ken Pecus
Ken Pecus
23:41 28 Jun 20
Love the vibe and feel of Cafe Sevilla. It is a fine art to create a safe, social distant dining experience, yet make... you feel in the middle of a vibrant lively environment! The food is amazing. Everything from the garlic shrimp to the short rib tapas to the multiple types of croquettes.. simply amazing. But maybe my favorite place anywhere in the world for thr tapas staple of Papas Bravas ( and we have tried them all over Spain). Trust me, order them!read more
Adam Allan
Adam Allan
04:06 22 Jun 20
We had lunch at this restaurant a few times while visiting family and friends. The servers here are just wonderful! We... sat near the ocean and enjoyed the view of our delicious wine and lunch. I just want to say that, in addition to a nice meal, we had a delightful waitress.read more
Betty Lois
Betty Lois
10:53 11 Jun 20
Everything about this place screams only "okay" to me. Food and service are the core items I judge and everything was... very subpar for what I paid with my friends. Our group was greeted by a pleasant waitress and she made some popular recommendations, but I definitely did not feel that it was worth the pricetag slapped on. Checked in for a sampler platter - tastes okay. Traditional Paella - tastes okay. Some shrimp tapas - tasted okay (probably the best dish). Can't really go beyond these descriptions because everything was bland to me. Probably won't be back.read more
Joshua Ward
Joshua Ward
17:46 07 Jun 20
My wife and I decided on this restaurant after spending about 4 hours looking for somewhere to eat for a night out for... an anniversary. My wife is vegetarian and is unable to eat dairy and there was a variety of options available for her. The food was fantastic and service was on point. We made a reservation for 9:00 and got there about 30 minutes early and were asked to wait until 9:00 which is understandable. The atmosphere was good and the live band that night was nice. The music was a little loud in your opinion for what we where expecting but nothing to complain about. We had a few appetizers that we shared with a friend we all had a few drinks and had a meal each. The bill was what we expected. If your looking for something inexpensive this probably isn’t the place but if your willing to pay a bit more for some amazing food and great atmosphere I would definitely recommend.read more
Cesar Silva
Cesar Silva
18:11 31 May 20
Tapas are delicious, live music is great. Great place to enjoy with friends, date or wife😳.
Carroll D
Carroll D
11:05 14 Mar 20
Great tapas. Food was very tasty, tender & fresh. Spanish motif. Quaint restaurant with a more intimate feel. Great for... dates or casual meeting with friends. Wouldn't call it a family restaurant, however.read more
Shawnelle Campbell
Shawnelle Campbell
14:56 10 Mar 20
Difficult to choose entree the menu is stacked, plus everything looked and smelled amazing!! I ordered Paella which was... perfectly prepared! My company's dishes were tasty too! Server was friendly and establishment was clean. 🙂read more
Ask Dr. DJ Sims
Ask Dr. DJ Sims
01:30 01 Feb 20
I went with my friends on a Saturday. The live music is amazing and the food was so delicious. I can't wait to go back!... We danced and then went downstairs to the club and danced some more. We then just decided to come back to the restaurant because the live music was so much better! It was such a fun night out!read more
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Cafe Sevilla of San Diego
4.3
Based on 2543 reviews
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Cynthia Beltran
Cynthia Beltran
19:55 01 Nov 21
The tapas were great. I went during happy hour and they have great specials and the cocktails are $8 I believe. I got... the albondigas, highly recommend, and also the calamari. The service was okay. The food came out in a timely manner. They have outside seating and is dog friendly.read more
Brianna Ehrhart
Brianna Ehrhart
19:12 25 Oct 21
The server and food were outstanding! Our server (Cale?) was so attentive and well-informed about the menu. The food... was all amazing. We ordered 7 dishes and were impressed by each one. So flavorful and authentic. The sangria was some of the best we ever had.read more
Ms Coffee AKA Amy Grady, BSW
Ms Coffee AKA Amy Grady, BSW
23:47 22 Oct 21
I had SO much fun at this restaurant! Got together with friends and the food, vibe and place was all on point! Let me... tell you they need to give TYLER our waiter a raise. So attentive big smile always and you could tell that he enjoyed his job! Thank for make our night so fun and attention to detail was fabulous! The food was delicious. I don't know where you found that sausage in out pia' but it put my Chicago sausages back home to shame! And that 🍋 dessert...so magnificent!!! We will be back soon!read more
reglagirl
reglagirl
21:50 21 Aug 21
Flavors are amazing ( it's those Moors 🤣👍)and I recommend going with a table full of friends and ordering family style,... sharing tasty tapas and sharing paella dishes as well as a few choice entrees and dessert. The servers are always attentive, interesting live music last night and different each time I've been there.The tapas baby back ribs are really special, because of the spices and the presentation and a three cheese w/veg bake dip, (which I wished there was a bucket of )and I'm now a full fan of paella, which I didn't like before this tasting the way they prepare it here. It's light but rich with flavors.And I had a coffee with dessert, SO good, it was unbelievable. Yep. Just a coffee. With heated cream on the side, beautiful cups, crystal sugar wand stirrer, freshly brewed, freshly ground beans, I think.So, there's good reason why this place is no secret. I've had 2 Lyft drivers tell me how they love Cafe Sevilla as they take me there.read more
Victoria Johnson
Victoria Johnson
02:24 05 Aug 21
Looked up dinner places near my hotel and found this gem. Had great drinks and tapas that made it easy for my husband... and I to try out multiple plates. We each found something we liked. We definitely left super full and happy.read more
Timothy Ingram
Timothy Ingram
03:58 27 Jul 21
Tapas and what else do you need! The service was excellent, the menu options were very deep and absolutely each and... everything we ordered (15 different items) was unique and delicious. One of the best meals that I have enjoyed in decades. A must stop for anyone close enough to enjoy.read more
Jacqueline Sager Hay-Roe
Jacqueline Sager Hay-Roe
12:26 26 Jul 21
This might be one of my favorite restaurants that I have ever visited. Everything is amazing. Sometimes we get the... paella, sometimes we just fill up on tapas. Unfortunately the last time we were there the live music started an hour after it was advertised, so if you're really keen on the music maybe call and check. But you must go here!read more
Jacqueline Teitelbaum
Jacqueline Teitelbaum
22:51 20 Jul 21
Amazing service! Our waitress was so fun, so experienced, and the rest of the staff was extremely pleasant. On top of... it, great food, great wine, and great music! Makes my heart happy to be there.read more
Mark Boisvert
Mark Boisvert
01:16 09 Jul 21
Just go here. Live music, good food, & gas lamp vibes. On top of that decor is pretty epic. Music is pretty loud so if... you're looking for a nice quiet dinner skip this place. If you're looking for a fun party atmosphere this is the place.read more
Shawn Carman
Shawn Carman
18:43 08 Jul 21
I love this place. Anytime I can get to SD, I try and go here. Food is amazing, atmosphere is wonderful, and the... service is impeccable. Try to catch nights with Live music...it just adds to this already special place.read more
Bridget Shows
Bridget Shows
06:55 06 Jul 21
My boyfriend and I were seated and given menus, picked out our entrees and waited for the server to come and what we... had ordered was not available. So it would have been nice if they would have let us know beforehand the unavailable items so that we wouldn’t of had to re-pick. Then upon receiving our plates they did not have an item requested (mashed potatoes) and instead had rice in its place. So naturally, we said we had asked for the mashed potatoes and they told us that they were out. So without letting us know they assumed that the rice in its place would have been fine. The Servers seemed nice, however there was a lack of communication with my date and I on the foods that were available and it was pretty disappointing for the price paid due to not having any food available for the evening.read more
James Pillot IV
James Pillot IV
18:28 20 Jun 21
An absolute must stop place in San Diego! The live music on Thursday night is such a cool experience and all the... bartenders were beyond friendly. I will definitely be coming back next time I'm in town.Also the food is insanely good and everything is pretty reasonably priced.read more
caliqn714
caliqn714
00:47 25 May 21
Amazing tapas and the Sangria is to die for. Great place to dine at and the live Music was definitely a plus. Our... server was great and the management was on top of it, helping out and coming around to call the tables to check on us. The server did put in our appetizer wrong but he fixed the error right away and did credit us at the end. Overall amazing experience and will be back as soon as im back in the area.read more
Ahmad Zaiat
Ahmad Zaiat
14:24 24 May 21
We had a great experience. The food and service were phenomenal, thank you Drew. Drew took his time to explain the... foreign menu to us and made sure we were taken care of. Even my picky kids were impressed by some of the dishes.read more
Nadiely Gois
Nadiely Gois
00:27 13 May 21
Excellent restaurant! The food and music was great. One of the best place I've eat in San Diego. If you go there, ask... for the 5 course menu.. It is a must..read more
Denis Volodko
Denis Volodko
01:48 05 May 21
Good place to spend Friday or Saturday evening with live music. Lovely service but I didn't like the food. We've tried... 5-6 plates and genuinely like only one. Everything else was just mediocre.read more
Brandon Cable
Brandon Cable
20:15 02 May 21
So good. The mango sangria and the waffle breakfast sandwich were amazing!!!! Really everything was amazing. Service... was great. Good music playing in the background. Very dark and laid back vibe inside. Would come back and can highly recommend. Best food we have had in a while.read more
J McBride
J McBride
19:53 30 Apr 21
This is a great spot in SD for authentic Spanish cuisine. I'm a huge paella fan, and they do not disappoint here! Their... tapas are a little bit larger than traditional tapas. The server recommended 4 tapas for the two of us, or if we were going to share a paella, 1 tapas each. This was a very accurate recommendation.The sangria is the way to go drink wise here. I've had the cava and the classic red. The classic red was definitely my personal favorite.It's a little on the pricey side, so it won't be in regular rotation for me, but worth the $$$, so I'll definitely be back.read more
Dan Harasty
Dan Harasty
19:52 30 Apr 21
Tapas were excellent. The sangria was yummy.The service was delightful. Live music was awesome.Alas, the paella was... not all I hoped it would be. (Was expecting lots of saffron. To me the flavor was more of Worcestershire.) Maybe the problem is this: I really want to like paella, but maybe I don't.read more
Ivan Flores
Ivan Flores
15:57 01 Apr 21
Wouldn't go back. Took the family and everyone was disappointed. We went on a Tuesday night and they were out of... several menu items. We ordered paella which was good. Service was good. Small were decent but not good enough to go back.read more
Claudette Gadsden
Claudette Gadsden
21:51 16 Mar 21
Everything is so good, I don't know where to start. Black seafood paella. Flat bread. Shrimp taco. Yum!!
Inese Franzke
Inese Franzke
22:22 13 Mar 21
Love the place. Food is excellent. Service, particularly if you have Carlo as your server, is superb. Don't over... look the Spanish tortilla. Usually this is a nice filler food as background to the more interesting choices. Here it is insanely good. We ordered a second serving of it. Later visit, service still very good, but check who's cooking. The insanely delicious and wonderful tortilla reverted to nice filler food. Not going to give up on the place.read more
guadalupe gomez
guadalupe gomez
15:22 27 Feb 21
Amazing food. I recommend the tour of Spain 5 course meal.Service had opportunities but I am definitely going back.
Will Carpenter
Will Carpenter
15:47 20 Feb 21
To be honest the food was pretty good. The service was great. The espresso martinis leaved a little to be desired.... Despite this above average experience, I’m leaving a 1 star review because this morning, Saturday morning! The owner of this establishment had the audacity to start a construction project in the middle of the street at 630 AM. Like could it not wait for a week day??read more
Asma Bautista
Asma Bautista
14:19 09 Feb 21
Fine dining or simply hanging out, this restaurant is a really good choice. Spanish food is excellent and almost... perfectly cooked. The interior design of the restaurant provides a cozy and romantic!read more
lucas schmidt
lucas schmidt
22:25 17 Jan 21
spanish food and the feeling at this location is great. staff is always nice even when they have a full house. i think... i might become a regular. prices were appropriate. food is like a place in baltimore i liked.read more
Ryker4 W
Ryker4 W
15:25 17 Jan 21
A preferred site for spanish food. I love visiting here. Really nothing but enjoyable experiences here, I'll be back.... Prices that won't shock you.read more
Ben Cruz
Ben Cruz
04:45 28 Oct 20
Came to San Diego to get away since our vacations got cancelled. We were in Sevilla last year for our honeymoon. They... hit the nail on the head. Food excellent. Wine was Great. Exceptional service..."Thanks Rudy"read more
Hermès Espinoza
Hermès Espinoza
09:05 20 Oct 20
It was an excellent service and staff are very professional about their job. The atmosphere is friendly and food are... incredible to enjoy with your family and friends.... we came from New York City to San Diego to celebrate 🍾 her birthday. Thank you very much.read more
mariamyouakim
mariamyouakim
18:30 19 Oct 20
The staff are super friendly and the service was great and fast.We loved their freshly baked bread (although they... charge 7$ for it.. it’s not complimentary)But we didn’t like their traditional paella that much.. the taste is a bit plane and the sausage wasn’t good.The overall experience was good but overpriced (paella for 2 with 60$!!)read more
Elba Frugiuele
Elba Frugiuele
03:43 03 Oct 20
Celebrated my 50 th birthday at cafe Sevilla in San Diego and it was awesome was greeted by the best server named... destiny she was so knowledgeable and her suggestions were delicious beginning with appetizers, main course and great drinks to the best dessert. I highly recommend the food is authentic,flavorful and delicious. Best sangria I have ever had and seafood paella phenomenal. Thank you Destiny for your awesome service you made my birthday dinner awesome❣️We will definitely be back.read more
Anthony Withum
Anthony Withum
22:37 26 Sep 20
Great happy hour. Felt like we were in Spain with outdoor seating and a variety of tapas. Check out their unique... selection of sangria or ecen get a barrel to share with friends!read more
Donna Rose
Donna Rose
03:31 24 Sep 20
There was a group of 10 of us tonight and we were definitely feisty. Sevilla treated us like a champs!! Thank you for... the great time and hospitality!!read more
Alma
Alma
02:40 22 Sep 20
We were there for brunch. We ordered the tapas sampler, breakfast burrito, steak and eggs and a bottle of cava to... share. All great with the exception of the steak. My son ordered it so now he knows unless in a steakhouse you don't risk it. Sorry no pics. The pic I have is of my plate half eaten.read more
Marisol Garcia
Marisol Garcia
06:54 20 Sep 20
Great food. We loved everything we ordered.
Jack McNeill
Jack McNeill
04:56 12 Sep 20
I came from out of town and got take out to our hotel room here two nights in a row..... Every single bite the food was... beyond top notch- try the orange flan for a foodgasm- and specifically I (or we, myself and my girlfriend) wanna thank Holly and the rest of the host staff for being friendly, knowledgeable, and just so wonderful. Make this a must if you like food! 🙌👍read more
Greg Valdez
Greg Valdez
02:48 09 Sep 20
Years and years running we love this place for the best date night in San Diego Gaslamp. Paella is to die for and the... sangria is nectar from the God's.read more
E GA
E GA
14:33 08 Sep 20
Very good sangrias, drinks, food, and customer service
Ashley Allison
Ashley Allison
05:24 06 Sep 20
I called before to confirm the last seating and they said on the phone 9:45pm. We arrived at 9:40 and planned the night... for this time. Once the host greeted us she said they were not taking any more people. I explained we planned the night for this and even called before, and she still said they wouldn't take us. We were only a party of two also, so for them not to seat us even after calling ahead was really unfortunate especially since we made the the trip out just for this place. Very disappointed and not happy with the communication. They should have said a different time on the phone if that was the case instead of wasting our time.read more
ptsenter
ptsenter
04:47 06 Sep 20
Excellent place, we came for 39th anniversary. It was Saturday and they don't accept reservations for Saturdays but... when I mentioned the reason the guy on the phone accepted it. When we came to the place a host recognized the reservation and he remembered the reason and even the number of years. He made sure we got the best place and he relayed the reason to our server. His name is Tyler. The food is excellent. It's in a heart of Gaslamp district. Service is excellent. We enjoy the place.read more
Omar Tate
Omar Tate
10:45 30 Aug 20
Good scene for tasty spanish food. it's so delicious. i had a cousin come into town and she asked me to go back here.... the bill was well within reason for the quality.read more
azin khabazian
azin khabazian
04:15 30 Aug 20
The food is really delicious, we took one type of tapas which the ham was as good as you can find in Spain, the octopus... with the sauce taste perfect, and the creme catalana taste like heaven. It’s just more expensive than you can find in Sevilla.read more
Jenny Koh-Lin
Jenny Koh-Lin
19:33 20 Aug 20
Great place, awesome food, all the tapas cold and hot taste great... We were there during weekend so don't forget... reservation if big party.. there was a line..read more
Franklin Martinez
Franklin Martinez
03:34 15 Aug 20
This is the best Spain restaurant I've ever been to since I can't go to Spain due to COVID-19.
Nicholas Newsum
Nicholas Newsum
00:57 06 Aug 20
What can I say but perfection. This place transports me to Spain every time. Excellent tapas, great ambiance, and even... better service! SD must!read more
Elizabeth Zamudio
Elizabeth Zamudio
17:45 01 Aug 20
The place is really good! Food is tasty, you can tell they know how to do it! The service was the best, kind, honest... and helpful. Very nice music and ambiance!read more
Doug Martin
Doug Martin
00:30 09 Jul 20
Our server (Stephan) went out of his way to make our dinner date a memorable experience. He helped us pick out just the... right tapas and introduced us to iberico ham.....amazing.I let Stephan pick out the specialty margaritas and the wine. He nailed it every time.Outside dinning was comfortable and private. I wish we lived closer. We would go back there every week.read more
Irene Murphy
Irene Murphy
07:51 08 Jul 20
This is the BEST place ever!!!! Great people, great food and Corey is the best manager ever. He makes sure to take... care of you and goes that extra mile to make sure his customers are happy. The drinks are awesome and they have a great menu selection. Love this place and highly recommend it to everyone.read more
Fred Lozano
Fred Lozano
13:42 04 Jul 20
This place is first rate everything. The entire vibe of the place let's you know that they want your experience to be... memorable. The wait staff is always friendly and attentive. The food is hot and delicious. The atmosphere is inviting. And the sangria will get you good and ready for dancing later. Will most certainly be back.read more
Lucy Gutierrez
Lucy Gutierrez
21:40 30 Jun 20
My Husband and I were visiting SD we did not know where to go. We ended up at Sevilla for brunch.. It was definitely... delicious and the waiter, Kale was super helpful with everything, he knew what went well with what etc. Made everything taste that much better.read more
Ken Pecus
Ken Pecus
23:41 28 Jun 20
Love the vibe and feel of Cafe Sevilla. It is a fine art to create a safe, social distant dining experience, yet make... you feel in the middle of a vibrant lively environment! The food is amazing. Everything from the garlic shrimp to the short rib tapas to the multiple types of croquettes.. simply amazing. But maybe my favorite place anywhere in the world for thr tapas staple of Papas Bravas ( and we have tried them all over Spain). Trust me, order them!read more
Adam Allan
Adam Allan
04:06 22 Jun 20
We had lunch at this restaurant a few times while visiting family and friends. The servers here are just wonderful! We... sat near the ocean and enjoyed the view of our delicious wine and lunch. I just want to say that, in addition to a nice meal, we had a delightful waitress.read more
Betty Lois
Betty Lois
10:53 11 Jun 20
Everything about this place screams only "okay" to me. Food and service are the core items I judge and everything was... very subpar for what I paid with my friends. Our group was greeted by a pleasant waitress and she made some popular recommendations, but I definitely did not feel that it was worth the pricetag slapped on. Checked in for a sampler platter - tastes okay. Traditional Paella - tastes okay. Some shrimp tapas - tasted okay (probably the best dish). Can't really go beyond these descriptions because everything was bland to me. Probably won't be back.read more
Joshua Ward
Joshua Ward
17:46 07 Jun 20
My wife and I decided on this restaurant after spending about 4 hours looking for somewhere to eat for a night out for... an anniversary. My wife is vegetarian and is unable to eat dairy and there was a variety of options available for her. The food was fantastic and service was on point. We made a reservation for 9:00 and got there about 30 minutes early and were asked to wait until 9:00 which is understandable. The atmosphere was good and the live band that night was nice. The music was a little loud in your opinion for what we where expecting but nothing to complain about. We had a few appetizers that we shared with a friend we all had a few drinks and had a meal each. The bill was what we expected. If your looking for something inexpensive this probably isn’t the place but if your willing to pay a bit more for some amazing food and great atmosphere I would definitely recommend.read more
Cesar Silva
Cesar Silva
18:11 31 May 20
Tapas are delicious, live music is great. Great place to enjoy with friends, date or wife😳.
Carroll D
Carroll D
11:05 14 Mar 20
Great tapas. Food was very tasty, tender & fresh. Spanish motif. Quaint restaurant with a more intimate feel. Great for... dates or casual meeting with friends. Wouldn't call it a family restaurant, however.read more
Shawnelle Campbell
Shawnelle Campbell
14:56 10 Mar 20
Difficult to choose entree the menu is stacked, plus everything looked and smelled amazing!! I ordered Paella which was... perfectly prepared! My company's dishes were tasty too! Server was friendly and establishment was clean. 🙂read more
Ask Dr. DJ Sims
Ask Dr. DJ Sims
01:30 01 Feb 20
I went with my friends on a Saturday. The live music is amazing and the food was so delicious. I can't wait to go back!... We danced and then went downstairs to the club and danced some more. We then just decided to come back to the restaurant because the live music was so much better! It was such a fun night out!read more
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