Three Unique Bars in San Diego’s East Village

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San Diego’s East Village is a booming community full of new and interesting restaurants, shops, and bars. Whether you are looking for a drink with friends, or a thrilling night on the town, the East Village nightlife scene offers something for everyone. Listed below are three bars that anyone who enjoys a drink and a bit of fun should not miss:


Offering breathtaking panoramic views, ALTITUDE Sky Lounge is a rooftop bar located 22 stories up. In addition to live DJs, bottle service, and a beautiful fire pit, the bar also offers a bird’s-eye view of Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres.

Monkey Paw Pub & Brewery

Monkey Paw is more than just a brewpub. In addition to the many styles of beer brewed on site, the bar also offers beer from other local craft breweries. For those who get hungry after sampling some local craft beer, Monkey Paw also offers a menu ranging from appetizers to burgers and even cheesesteaks.

Cat Eye Club

Inspired by 50s and 60s nightlife culture, Cat Eye Club is a tiki bar like no other. This small, low-lit bar will accommodate up to about 50 people, combining a retro feel with a cozy, intimate atmosphere.

Whether you are looking for some local craft beer, a classic cocktail, or anything in between, San Diego’s East Village has something for you. All of this and so much more is located within a few blocks of IDEA1. If you would like to call this thriving community home, then please contact us today.

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