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About Jayne's Gastropub

Jaynes is San Diego's trailblazing first and only Brit owned Gastropub. The eclectic menu features gourmet takes on pub classics using local, organic and sustainably farmed produce, meats and seafood. Beverage highlights include the city's most avant garde wine list from wine director Jon Erickson, a world class craft cocktail program and a broad beer list on draft and in bottles. The beautiful old world interior and garden patio is reminiscent of London and San Francisco and rates among the most charming in the entire city. Utterly non-corporate, Jaynes is the local's secret darling on North Park's 30th street.

4677 30th Street
San Diego, CA 92116
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Gastro Pub, Contemporary European, British

Hours of Operation:


Mon-Thu 5:00pm-9:30pm


Fri-Sat 5:00pm-10:30pm


NOW OPEN MONDAYS

Cross Street:
Adams Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(619) 563-1011

Website:
http://www.jaynesgastropub.com/

Parking Details:
Street parking is usually readily available. The Adams Avenue bridge directly over the 805, two blocks east of Jaynes, is a neighborhood secret and only a 2 minute walk. Remember that green, yellow zones and parking meters are open and free after 6pm.

Executive Chef:
Jayne Battle

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Join us for a festive cozy Christmas eve at Jaynes. We will serving our regular menu along with Steak and Guinness Pie, bread pudding and special Christmas cocktails galore. Ho ho ho!

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Join us for this very special evening at Jaynes! Jaynes will be serving a 3 course prix fixe dinner for $85/pp plus beverage, tax and gratuity. Vegetarian options will be available. Please make a note in your reservation. Let us kiss a fond farewell to 2017 and welcome in a wonderful 2018. Cheers!

Jayne's Gastropub Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (29)
Fit for Foodies (22)
Good for a Date (21)
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Cozy (19)
Great for Outdoor Dining (18)
Casual (15)
Comfort Food (15)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Romantic (14)
Special Occasion (14)
Good for Anniversaries (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Fun (10)
Worth the Drive (9)
Authentic (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Happy Hour (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Hot Spot (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Great Beer (3)
Seasonal (3)
Business Meals (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Healthy (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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 (London)·Dined on December 3, 2017

My wife and I came here for her birthday. We sat outside in the back, which was nice. Great drinks, good food, and good service. The price was really what got us. Makes me feel like a cheap-o for even writing this. But the value isn’t there. We paid $16.50 for the Caesar salad! The salad was good, but it was just one head of romaine and we added anchovies. My wife ordered the local halibut on special and liked it. I had the eggplant tikka masala and also liked it. The halibut seemed to be the only thing priced right.

Side note: the pricing on the menu doesn’t seem to match the pricing in their system. For instance, the Negroni I drank was listed at $13. We were charged $14. The menu reads that the Caesar is $14.50 and the anchovies were a $1 add-on. We were charged $16.50. Not a big deal, just struck us both as odd.

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on December 3, 2017

I have been to Jayne's several times. The Pinot Noir they had by the glass was mediocre. I think the Rickshaw Pinot is better for example. The duck breast was well-prepared as was the spinach and the mushrooms. Delicious flavors. The flourless chocolate cake was dry; Smoking Goat has an excellent one. The blackberry sorbet was so-so; not very intense blackberry flavor.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Thanksgiving was excellent!

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·Dined on November 15, 2017

Great food with a fantastic ambience on the back patio; this is one of our "treat" dinners.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Fantastic as always! We had a large group that needed some flexiblity. I called ahead and Jayne's was super accommodating.

Tags: Comfort Food, Cozy, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We sat outside and it was very nice, not noisy like inside, weather was nice, heaters helped, and food was better than ever as well as service!

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Jayne's Gastropub is a nice restaurant with lots of charm and great food. We were a party of 3. The reception and service was impeccable, and the shepherd's pie was excellent.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Cozy, Local Ingredients
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Such a disappointing experience. We were there on a busy Friday night for a “girl’s night out” to celebrate a birthday. We had a great table near the window but the noise level was so loud we couldn’t hear each other. The servic overall was terrible.Took forever to get drinks, then a long delay to get the first course, then over an hour wait for the main course (2+ hours after we first sat down). When main course arrived, vegetables and side dishes were lukewarm, like they’d been plated long before meat cooked. Server made half-hearted apologies but no attempt to make it better, for example bringing over a basket of bread or a complimentary round of drinks to ease the wait. Owner Jayne was there but never came over to apologize or explain what was going on. At the end of the meal, they brought a “complimentary” dessert but never a heart-felt apology for a terrible dining experience.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Love Jayne's one of our absolute favorite restaurants in town, have been going to Jayne's since they opened more than 10 years ago. The food is fantastic and is cozy, warm great place. Every dish on the menu is worth having.

Tags: Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Great Beer, Authentic, Casual, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 4, 2017

5 stars is not enough. Our meal here was start to finish a magical experience. We were visiting friends in San Diego and the 5 of us were seated in the garden. Food, service, atmosphere ...all memorable!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 31, 2017

We had a wonderful meal at Jayne's to celebrate my friend's birthday. Even though they were having an event in their back patio, they allowed us to sit there when we expressed our desire to eat outside. It was dark, but the patio was well lit and the heaters kept us warm and comfortable. The patio at Jayne's is delightful, with high, ivy covered walls that make you feel like you are dining in a charming restaurant in Europe. The food was excellent, well cooked and perfectly seasoned. All in all, a perfect evening!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Comfort Food, Romantic
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 31, 2017

I brought my daughter who was visiting from NYC. She and I both loved it! I will surely bring others to have dinner here!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Casual
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 22, 2017

A good friend introduced us to this restaurant and it instantly became one of our favorite restaurants. We prefer the patio because it is enchanting and quieter than inside. The food and service are excellent. The handmade drinks are interesting and addictive. We love this restaurant.

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on October 19, 2017

I don't usually write reviews, but my experience here was not great. Service was slow and the food was mediocre. We went on a Wednesday. I ordered the fried chicken. The server inquired whether I preferred white or dark meat. I chose white. I was served a wing and a thigh. Dark meat. Probably won't go back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 18, 2017

It was Reuben Week! Get out of my way and give me all of the Reubens! Nothing like a $12 sandwich to pair with a $160 bottle of Sea Smoke Pinot Noir. Southing Vineyard if you care.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Cozy, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Disabled Access, Fun, Hot Spot, Casual, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Jayne’s is intimate & cozy. Creative menu. Indoor & outdoor seating options. Excellent wine list and cocktails too. What’s not to love?

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 17, 2017

We came here for my husband's birthday celebration. The patio is very welcoming and relaxing. There was a group of 7 of us and we had a very special dinner that felt like we were in someone's backyard at home. The staff was friendly and the service was wonderful.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Happy Hour
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Excellent! We brought 4 friends who had never been and we sat in the back patio area which is a very French garden vibe. It was lovely and the food and service excellent!! Our friends loved it!

Tags: Good for Groups, Fun, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Perhaps it was Friday of Restaurant Week, but overall a little disappointing. Food ingredients excellent, appetizer and main course preparations okay, desserts somewhat lacking. Ours was a different impression than those in the very positive reviews I had read. Noise level was more than uncomfortable. Seems like a popular neighborhood spot and that's what I think it probably is good for, rather than a drive across town for a special dining experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot
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food3
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Delicious food, with European atmosphere. Cool bar worth visiting for drinks, and great outdoor space for brunch or warm nights.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 29, 2017

It's pricey, but absolutely delicious! I would recommend to anyone!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Love this place! Eat outside, you'll feel as if you've been transformed to London! Good craft drinks and the best food. Service exceptional and attentive. Best kept secret in Normal Heights

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Everything was exceptional and far beyond expectations: food, service, and ambiance. The menu wasn’t overly creative, but the cuisine is the highest quality in flavor and preparation. The drinks were delicious and the service and ambiance alone would be enough to return regularly even if the food wasn’t as absolutely amazing as it was.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Jayne's food is consistently very good and has great cocktails especially gin gimlets. Service was slow this time but it was restaurant week. Most of us had filets which were excellent The one order of tikka masala was described as just ok . ThT is my opinion as well when I had it in the past. Plan on spending $60-80 per person Corkage is the highest $25 I have seen at any place and shoul be reduced or waived if one orders a second bottle of wine Hamburger is one of the best in town

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Great Oktoberfest menu - we had no idea! Fantastic food and service. Thank you for helping to make my birthday dinner so special.

Tags: Seasonal, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 15, 2017

All around excellent, food, service, ambiance. It was very very loud though.

Tags: Fun, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food
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·Dined on September 2, 2017

We come here for special dates. The food has always been absolutely delicious. We would love to come here more often, but unfortunately the prices make this a special date place for us.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on September 2, 2017

Excellent. Were a scale of 10 available, would give 9.

(It was very very warm today) The singular reason not 5/5 across the board was flies. Everything else, especially food and service- were outstanding.

The windows on the street did not have screens; and the door to the back patio area had one- but it was left open to more easily set up for a dinner.

Flies kept outside simple via application of screens, would IMO make this place perfection.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Best restaurant in San Diego, hits all the marks!!

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·Dined on August 25, 2017

Came here for my girlfriend's birthday and we were very impressed! Everything from the happy hour drinks we had at the bar, to the food and bottle of wine we had over dinner was absolutely fantastic! We will be back!

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 (México)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Amazing food.

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·Dined on August 19, 2017

I've been here before and the steak frites was fantastic! I got a fish dish and was surprised that it was totally bland. The outdoor area is great but the whole place is pretty small it's tight for strollers and wheelchairs. Great ambiance and interesting cocktails though.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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·Dined on August 15, 2017

For a casual neighborhood restaurant, prices were on the higher side but food was excellent.

Tags: Fun, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Finally tried Jayne's and it was great! Very good neighborhood spot for a date. The sticky toffee pudding for dessert was a highlight.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Cozy
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·Dined on August 10, 2017

I love everything about Jaynes except their wine selection. It's a bit too scattered for me. I prefer a chardonnay and.there are only 2: a french by the glass and by the bottle; and a California only by the bottle. So I had a $15 glass of chardonnay that didn't suit MY taste....but it was a generous pour!

We've never had a bad meal!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Nashville)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Such a wonderful restaurant!! Loved the food, atmosphere, and people! Wish we were in town longer so we could go again!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Authentic, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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·Dined on August 6, 2017

We had dinner at Jayne's after a very warm summer day and the cool patio provided a quiet and refreshing setting. Cocktails and dinner were lovely and the staff was courteous, attentive and friendly without being overbearing. We will definitely return.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Casual, Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Cozy, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on August 4, 2017

Ambiance, service, drinks, food....everything was wonderful!

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Incredible food with tons of modification options for vegetarians and vegans. New favorite!

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 (San Diego)·Dined on July 20, 2017

The restaurant was recommended highly, as the best food in San Diego. We were not disappointed. We were able to sit in the garden where it was very quiet and quaint. Waiter was very attentive and we did not lack for anything. Quality of food was superb! Servings were large enough we took another meal home. Prices were higher than expected, but when you take a meal home, it hurts less. Will plan to go back. Parking is the biggest problem.

Tags: Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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