Black Angus Steakhouse - San Diego Friars Rd.
Black Angus Steakhouse - San Diego Friars Rd.

Black Angus Steakhouse - San Diego Friars Rd.

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.blackangus.com/
  • Phone: 6195635862x
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 9:00pm
    BullsEye Bar opens at 11:00am on Saturday & 12:00pm on Sunday
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: This Black Angus Steakhouse features the BullsEye Bar, a casual sports bar concept within the restaurant, which boasts 10 to 12 hi-def flat screen TVs and offers various types of viewing zones. Each seat in the bar offers Guests the ability to watch different sporting events simultaneously. Free Wi-Fi is also available for fantasy sports players, as well as an ongoing calendar of sports-related promotions and contests.
  • Special Events:
    WHY WAIT FOR THE WEEKEND?!



    TUESDAYS: Extended Happy Hour from 4pm to 10pm in our BullsEye bar. Starting January 28th, enjoy one of our 50th Anniversary Classic Cocktails for only $5.00 with any entree purchase.



    WEDNESDAYS: Join us every Wednesday for our signature slow-roasted Prime Rib dinner and Sky-High Mud Pie dessert for only $17.99.



    MONDAY – FRIDAY: Best Happy Hour in town! Let loose from 4pm to 7pm in our BullsEye bar and enjoy $3.50, $4.50 and $5.50 Drink and Full-Size appetizer specials.




    For exclusive offers and the latest Black Angus Steakhouse news delivered directly to your email inbox, click here (http://www.blackangus.com/primeclub/) to join the Prime Club.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Mission Gorge
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Black Angus Steakhouse - San Diego Friars Rd.
Great for steak and so much more… Black Angus Steakhouse has built its reputation on providing a Genuine American Steakhouse experience to remember. Our Chefs are proud to serve only Black Angus steaks that are carefully aged, fresh-cut daily, and grilled over an open flame.



Our other specialties include a variety of succulent seafood, fall-off-the-bone Baby Back Ribs and our famous slow-roasted Prime Rib. Whatever you're craving, we pride ourselves at Black Angus Steakhouse for superior quality, friendly service, and great food. It's more than a tradition - it's our passion every day. Black Angus offers a full array of menu items that are naturally gluten free. Ask for their Gluten Free Trail Map.
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Black Angus Steakhouse - San Diego Friars Rd. reviews from OpenTable diners
74 reviews since May 19, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.1
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (41)good for groups (25)romantic (24)great for lunch (24)neighborhood gem (22)fit for foodies (14)kid-friendly (10)late-night find (6)great for brunch (4)vibrant bar scene (4)notable wine list (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    The server was wonderful. I gave him a huge tip! He was on top of everything. The location where my date and I were seated was next to the kitchen. We didn't feel we could discuss things. We felt that the other servers were listening on our conversations because when we started to discuss things, they would literally look over at us or walk close to our table. We both noticed this. The salmon, steak and dessert was great but the appetizers and the sides were not impressive. They looked and tasted like they came out of the freezer or just warmed up. Overall, the only thing that stood out was the salmon, steak, dessert and our server.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Server was pleasant but service was lacking.Never refilled water glasses. Rushed meal (it was an anniversary dinner and we wanted to enjoy it).
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always Good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    We go to Black Angus frequently and always enjoy our dinner. If you're lucky, you can find a coupon for a great meal.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • outstanding service, tasty food.
    Jako
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Took my wife there to celebrate a special event. We were surprised how big the inside was. Plenty of room. I was also surprised by the quiet atmosphere for such a large place. We had a great time and the food was verytasty and cooked as ordered. I recommend this location.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service
    seanc623VIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    The food and service are always great here. We'll be back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Steak, Perfect Atmosphere
    SoCalFoodie
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    What is really great about this restaurant is its ambiance. It has a cool western theme, and the dining area is set apart from the bar and entrance. This allows for a quiet dining experience. You can enjoy your meal here without hearing what anyone else is saying, or they over-hearing your discussions. Whatever you order, the food will fill you up. We had the Campfire Dinner, which is a wide choice of entrees, two sides, an appetizer, and dessert to share. I had the New York steak, which was very good. One of their best side dishes is the garlic mashed potatoes. And, the dessert is decadent. We had the chocolate fudge mud cake. It is enough for 4 people. Go here hungry, and you will come out stuffed and satisfied.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • travelbugatosuVIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Four of us dined here on Thurs Aug. 4. We had a particularly fine dinner and were able to use a 30% coupon to boot. Our server, Tamara (I think), was just outstanding. We all had grilled salmon for $21.00 w/ coupon, two delicious side dishes, a whole chunk of bread. We've been going to this location (yes, 40 years) - we were there the night they opened and have never had a poor meal. We were too full for dessert, but the pound cake with strawberries looked delicious. Our total cost w/ tip was $39 per person.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, late-night find, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Family Dinner
    Patty
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We visited recently for a family dinner for 8 people. We used coupons for the Campfire Feast. The food was very good, served hot and was more than enough! We also received outstanding service!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Needisaymore
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Black Angus is one of our families first and best choice for great food and reasonable prices with an intimate atmosphere. I need I say more.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very slow slow service
    Tigernina
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    We got there at 6:15pm and left at 8ish. Who knew it would take that long to get our food. I am not sure what their system is but once we finally got our salads which was like an 30-1hr later we asked about how long it will take to get our food bc we had a toddler with us and we were alll starving. The bread wasn't doing it, the waitress said I just put in your order so it will be about 12-15 minutes. I was like "What?" that long? We have been here for over an hour!?! There wasn't that many patrons there on a Monday night neither...I don't think we will be coming back unless we tell the server in advance to put in our order please! Slow slow slow service
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Black Angus
    rct98
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Black Angus advertises with coupons, we had the two for one $41 dinner- upgraded a little and with drinks and tip the total bill was $80, which is quite reasonable for a nice dinner. The restaurant has no views or ambience, more like your neighborhood Dennys with better food. But it was nice enough and the service was great. Recommended to all, enjoy.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service!
    dovecanyon
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Had a nice dinner with my teenage son for a special occasion. The service was outstanding; Mikey is my new favorite waiter! We elected to use a coupon this time, and being regular Black Angus diners (usually without coupon) we did notice a big difference in the quality of the food. Our usual order was not nearly as good with the coupon; steak was smaller and considerably tougher, etc. In future, if we return it will be mainly for the service given by Mikey and we will definitely not use the coupon! This was our first time at this location, as we usually go to the one in Chula Vista, but will return if we can request Mikey as our waiter.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Good food. Exceptional service. Quiet dining areas available
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    We used a mailer coupon to get the 2 dinners for $41. I was disappointed to learn that my choice, the filet,would be $3 more. The service was a little bit slower than our last visit but all in all a good experience.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good filet, bad burger
    CurazyJ
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Wife's filet was good. Burger was not the greatest. Steer clear of it unless they convert to a hand made patty.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A favorite
    lolly
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    This is one of our favorite places as we can sit in a booth which is high & with some of our party hard of hearing it makes it so we can all communicate. The food is always very good & ample portions.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A Night at Black Angus
    dine4life
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Did the reservation over the internet and made a 6pm time. Within 5-10 minutes we were seated. Everything just flowed properly from there on till leaving. Everything was just perfect and we had the dinner for two which was GREAT!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mimi
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We love the food and especially the fact that it is not noisy like most of the restaurants we go to. If it weren't so far from us we would probably be there much more often
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great dining experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    The wait was very short after our party arrived. The wait staff did a great job taking our order and bringing out the food. The food was very good overall and the prices were very moderate. Overall we were happy and we had a great time; I would recommend this location.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service
    seanc623VIP
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    The food and service here were very good. I would definitely come back for the boneless NY steak with baked potato.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Getting tired of same menu
    travelbugatosuVIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    After patronizing the restaurant for almost 40 years, we are becoming tired of the same menu. Would like to see a little more variety in the menu. Also, I've noted that the restroom is not as sanitary as it used to be. The walls need a better washing down and the toilets need to be checked more often. Also, the front desk people are not as congenial as they once were. Management needs to make a more thorough assessment of customer satisfaction.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food, Great Ambiance
    Laney
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    As long as I have been going to Black Angus I have never been dissatisfied! It's definitely my favorite place to celebrate any occasion. It's quiet and comfortable and the servers always make you feel that you are VIPs. There's something on the menu for everyone's tastes. The prime rib is to die for! The desserts are delectable...especially the gluten free cake. People with Celiac can feel comfortable knowing they can eat safely here. Keep it coming, Black Angus and I'll be back...again and again and again!.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • REALLY Lame
    Kritterhouse
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    We used to go here alot. But, haven't been in awhile. Food: OK Service: OK Prices: Higher then warrented. I had to ask for our bread ( which their ads say is included, but hadn't come by the time our entress were served.) Never refilled our drinks... I guess since we ordered iced tea instead of alcohol. Went because I am on their Email list , so we got a 30% off deal.. entire bill. That's what it says. Off course, not alcohol, tip.. I get that. BUT, they took 30% off the meals, not ENTIRE meal... remember, we ordered non-alcoholic drinks. ICED TEA. Will not go again, and have unsubscribed from their Email.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • patrolee
    patrolee
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    We like the feeling of privacy between booths, but on this occasion we were seated across from a very noisy child, thus the designation of moderate noise level. Food was good as usual, as was service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BlackAngusFriarsRd
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    This Black Angus is one of the few left in San Diego. My prime rib was delicious but I thought it could have been cut thicker. It's prime rib not a slice of baloney. But everything else was great!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service
    seanc623VIP
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    The food and service are always great here. We come back as often as we can for the great steaks!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Prices
    lolly
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    We eat there often, this time we found that the prices had gone up.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Better seasoning needed for food.
    not2sure
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    My steak was tender but no seasoning. My garlic mashed potatoes were too heavy, not creamy at all. I brought 2 families for this special day. I expected better tasting food. I would give you another try but probably not on a special day.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    THE ONLY THING WRONG WAS,WE WERE SEATED OUTSIDE ENTRY TO KITCHEN, AND THE WAITERS AND WAITRESS WERE COMING AN D GOING ON ALL THE TIME. WE WILL NOT SIT THERE AGAIN.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Went with my wife for special occasion. Ordered appetizer, it didn't get to the table until we were halfway done with our meal. Wife ordered salmon, it was good. I ordered the half rack of lamb (25.99), it was nothing like what was pictured, waiter apologized and offered to bring out another half rack, but never did. It tasted freezer burnt, the pieces were literally bite size. Won't dine there again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • dining experience
    zxzx
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    appetizer (artichoke) was not cooked done (Leaves were hard) steaks overcooked. didn't have time to wait for re-cooked steaks....But my dog like them when we finally got home
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • hereswhatithink
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Black Angus has always been a favorite of mine, my friends and family. It has a comfortable decor and very moderately priced menu. Their food never disappoints and an extremely great value at lunchtime. The staff is always accommodating and wanting to please.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    justjoan
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Service was slow waited 17 min before order for drinks and food taken just slow steak was hard to chew got med rare looked ok but tough
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ms Lois
    redhead
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    A friendly greeting upon arrival by staff. Arrived a litle early for our reservation, but was taken to our table quickly. Good service during meal. When leaving staff was also very polite and friendly. We have always had a good experience at the Black Angus..
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Find
    doctord
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    We went for lunch at their sports bar because we wanted to watch the Belmont Stakes Race on TV. It turned out to be very comfortable, spacious,and the service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic Anniversary Celebration
    Wewerehappy
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Everything about the experience was perfect. The wine was spectacular, Kendall Jackson Chardonnay. The salad arrived cold including the plate and utensils, and it was great. The food arrived just as we were taking our last bites of salad and was piping hot. Steak melted in your mouth, ribs tender and juicy and the prawns were fantastic. We concluded our evening with a large chocolate chip cookie fresh from the oven with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top, (our waitress' pick for us), that was too good to describe.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • night out with the girls
    Glonfriends
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    We had a very nice evening..waitress was very friendly and went out of her way to take pictures for us. Overall great experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great meal
    JJJR
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Food and service was great! Had a wonderful time with my wife and family.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Love the tech and the food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Got to the front of the line because at 19:09 we could make a 19:30 reservation. The service was excelent and the food was prepared really well. My Medium Rare NY Steak was perfect. For a chain resturant I find Black. Angus provides auality eats in an atmosphere that is semi private and generally quiet.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 35 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 19, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 303 reviews are from the Black Angus Steakhouse - San Diego Friars Rd. reviews archive.
  • Ok
    GoodserviceFairfood
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Black Angus is a fine restaurant. The service is great and the atmosphere is nice. The food however is nothing I would be ecstatic about. When I went the chef couldn't tell the difference between well done and medium rare. When you send steaks back they take forever to come back out. For the prices the restaurant charges you would think the steaks would be perfect. I would only recommend this place to someone for a special occasion because the food will be really expensive and you can't be guaranteed that it will be good the first time it comes out.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.