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About THE LOT - Liberty Station

THE LOT is San Diego's luxury cinema and dining destination. A high energy social hub for craft coffee, artisan pastries, elevated cuisine, premium spirits and sophisticated wines.

We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner in our restaurant, patios, or in-theater. We serve brunch on weekends and host multiple events for the whole neighborhood to enjoy.

THE LOT was established in 2015 and was inspired by and created for this neighborhood and honors the sea, art, culture, food, music, weather, and the people that make Liberty Station so singular and inspiring. Customizing and creating the ultimate entertainment and lifestyle experience is our obsession and we're excited to share this curated experience with you.

2620 Truxtun Road
San Diego, CA 92106
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Daily; 6:30 am - 11:00 am;
Lunch: Daily; 11:00 pm - 5:00 pm;
Dinner: Nightly; 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm;

Cross Street:
Dewey Rd & Rosecrans St

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(619) 566-0069

Website:
http://www.thelotent.com/

Entertainment:
If you are looking for a mix of relaxation, leisure, craft cocktails, locally sourced coffees, sustainable and elevated cuisine and the latest blockbuster movies and independent films, we’ve got what you are looking for at THE LOT — Liberty Station's new destination for an epic and artistic lifestyle experience like no other.

Catering:
Will cater your event up to 300 people

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Breakfast 7:00 - 11:30 am daily,
Lunch 11:00 am - 4:30 pm.
Dinner 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Details
Mon - Fri 6:00AM - 11:45AM 1:15PM - 3:45PM

Private Dining

If you’re looking to host a private party, or maybe a company meeting and a mix of relaxation, leisure, craft cocktails, locally sourced coffees, sustainable and elevated cuisine and the latest blockbuster movies and independent films, we’ve got what you are looking for.

THE LOT - Liberty Station Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.0

service

3.5

ambience

3.9

value

3.4

Noise

Moderate

80% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (4)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
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Authentic (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Bar Seating (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Business Meals (1)
Cozy (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
Fun (1)
Good for a Date (1)
Great Beer (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Healthy (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Sports (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
People Watching (1)
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

I really liked the menu. After the movie we wanted a light meal so we split a flatbread and salad. Perfect. Thanks again. We will be back !

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Casual, Late-night Find, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Fun
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Open deck view of historical Liberty Center. You should enjoy airplanes. Watch ap FLIGHTAWARE to check out where flights are going. Great unique for all occasions. Dinner and show.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quick Bite, Sunday Lunch
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Husbands birthday

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Had the Cajon pasta. AMAZING! The service took a little too long but the food was worth the wait.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great Beer, Spicy
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 11, 2017

undoubtedly dissapointed, arrived to the lot and i saw the "private event" signs and thought, why didnt anyone call me? why was the reservation made, i was celebrating a family birthday and we had to reroute everyone, such a dissapointment of a turn away from the manager as well. she said their booking system changed? okay...didnt even care to apologize first hand, she was just focused on her private event.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 10, 2017

A very disappointing evening .. extremely slow and rather careless service .. delays, wrong # wine glasses even though requested 4, cold soup which had to be sent back, and an inedible flatbread which we should have sent back. Also prices quite high for mediocre food

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 22, 2017

Nice decor. Great staff. Some food was real good. Some so so. Soup was cold and had to send it back. A fun place. A bit pricey but not prohibitive.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 20, 2017

Convenient for dinner and a movie. The food was overpriced and menu wasn't very creative. Reminded me of eating dinner at a hotel restaurant. Overpriced and mediocre food. The short ribs came out cold. When I sent it back, the new plate came with ridiculously hot short rib and cold potatoes. It was clear a microwave was used in the prep, which was a little disappointing given the price. The service however, was very good. The waitstaff was attentive and courteous.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on January 15, 2017

We enjoyed the environment at Brunch. Our service was great. Watched a movie in absolute comfort. I'll be back!

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Afternoon Coffee
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 14, 2017

Overpriced and loud. Wouldn't go back. The Octopus was like shoe leather and burned. Couldn't believe they'd serve it. We sent it back. Inedible and the waiter, a seemingly nice fellow, seemed disinterested in us. Perhaps he had a lot of tables. Who knows? But the place is overbuilt and therefore, overpriced and uninspired.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 14, 2017

The service was amazing. I enjoyed the atmosphere and how pleasant it was. I really like the the chairs :) I could of stayed all day. Food was terrific!!

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Vibrant Bar Scene, Sunday Lunch
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 14, 2017

I really enjoyed it and I think it is a great place for lunch, dinner or just drinks. I haven't tried it yet for brunch.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 6, 2017

Good food, good ambiance, wine prices are too high relative to similar establishments.

Tags: Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 6, 2017

Only for restaurant/bar: Food was over priced and mediocre tasting. Paid $13 for a bowl of soup and it was barely warm. Ambiance is cool and it looked like a cool date/happy hour place but wouldn't go there again for food especially with so many other cool places around.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 1, 2017

Very nice looking place. Great place to eat when it's nice outside. Clean look. The breakfast was good, but typical. You only get one slice of toast, for some reason.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 31, 2016

I have been to the Lot at Liberty Station before, but never made a reservation. This was a bit of a disappointing experience. I received an email about New Year's Eve, and the main aspect of the email that made me make the reservation was "no cover" because me and my friends were looking for dinner and a low key New Year's Eve celebration. I got to the venue, and the stipulations changed, and we had to pay $65 per person. The manager ended up giving us complimentary movie tickets to apologize. But ultimately, our plans were significantly altered, and we were not as satisfied as we could have been. In the future, it would be important that the email advertisements that are sent to your loyal customers are completely accurate.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 31, 2016

The food was good, but small portions. Well prepared and very pleasing to the eye. The mushroom pizza was great and the desserts were exceptional. The Salmon was not as good, but overall a pleasant experience. We did have to wait 20-30 min. even though we had reservations.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, People Watching
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 31, 2016

We had a large party so I made a reservation. We arrived on time and our table was not ready for another ten minutes or so. The restaurant wasn't crowded so I suspect they didn't realize we were coming. Not the end of the world but the entire evening was scattered from the food orders being incorrect to barely warm soup. This place has great potential but the execution was not great. It appears that the kitchen is down a walkway and must be carried out of doors before arriving at the table. That may account for the cold soup! Our waiter tried hard to please and that was appreciated but there were too many things out of his control that went wrong. Food was mediocre at best. We won't return.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Beautiful venue and the service was very good . We shard the Brussel sprout appetizer which was Very nice from there we share Octopus Mediterranean salad which was dry and chewy . The flat bread was delicious and desert awesome .

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 30, 2016

this was the worst theater service experience!!! we sat in our seats and waited 10 minutes for a server to come over and check if we wanted anything. no one came so we turned our service request lights on and waited another 10 minutes. a server finally came and we ordered POPCORN. we turned our service lights on again 30 minutes into waiting; our server never came back to check on us or address the fact that it had been over an hour and we hadn't received our order. when we finally got the attention of another server, it took another 15 minutes for a different server to bring us COLD popcorn. as if all of that wasn't bad enough, the ladies room was FILTHY. needless to say, i will never recommend this theater to anyone.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 26, 2016

Great place for a date its beautiful and the scenery is so pretty if you go at night

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 25, 2016

Wasn't impressed for Christmas Day dinner. A turkey dinner certainly would have been preferred. I ended up ordering the mac and cheese off the menu and the waitress brought me the kids mac and cheese? I am 49! Why would she not bring me the normal adult plate? Weird.

Tags: Happy Hour, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 25, 2016

This place is not good. Service is so aweful. Yucky! The food is not worth the price.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 24, 2016

We had fun and enjoyed the food. It is beautiful! I loved the theaters

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 24, 2016

This restaurant was very over priced for being basically attached to a movie theater. If you're going to spend +$30 on a plate of pasta, you expect a really nice ambiance and special service. Instead, staff were chatting loudly with each other nearby and the only bathroom is part of the movie theater, which means waiting in line with everyone who just got out of their movies.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 21, 2016

Great ambiance / outside patio.
Planes pass by are noisy but good entertainment for the first time.
Service speed and menu knowledge is OK / average.
Small portions on all mains, except pasta.

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on December 18, 2016

Enjoyed the brunch. Very creative and tasty dishes. Great drinks too.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 16, 2016

I really like the ambiance of this restaurant and I thought it would be a great place to go after seeing the new Star Wars movie in theatre. Overall I think our server tried his best and did a good job, but people kept letting him down. I ordered the mussels and a few of them were completely dried, I assume from sitting under a heat lamp too long. Also, they only give you three tiny pieces of bread for what was a really good broth - I'd recommend they start giving you more bread, because that broth shouldn't go to waste.

After dinner I ordered an espresso and after waiting a long time for it, it came completely cold. I had another issue with the coffee bar in the theatre, when I ordered a tea, it took 30 minutes to show up and the water was tepid.

The dessert was delicious and the wine also was good.

Tags: Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 16, 2016

Food tasted great. However, I felt it was a bit on the pricey side considering the small portions. I had the steak which was supposed to come with mashed potatoes...but the potatoes were a decorative smear on the plate. 😬 With many dining options nearby, I'll probably reconsider coming back to dine before a movie.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 16, 2016

Came for Happy Hour before our movie. Our first visit and we loved it! Excellent service and we were able to take our drinks with us into the movie. Defintely will be going back.

Tags: Bar Seating, Tapas, Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, People Watching
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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 9, 2016

I really want to like this place but I've now been here for lunch on a variety of different days and even when it's pretty empty, the time it takes to get food on the table is ridiculous. We were a group of 7 today and there was literally 2 other couples in the restaurant when we walked in at 1145. At 1240 I asked a waiter where our waitress was and where our food was. The food came out about 5-7 minutes later and it was Luke warm at best. This place is expensive but can't follow through on the food. It's unfortunate.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 7, 2016

We enjoyed our wine & appetizers but left because of the VERY loud noise from the planes going over every 5-10 minutes. I think you should enclose the restaurant with double pain Windows to curb the noise.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 3, 2016

Hip place. Cool atmosphere. Food is good. Service is lacking. Very little attention by wait staff. And it is slow. Very slow. Strange for a place connected to a movie theater.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 2, 2016

Really nice set up, but food was overpriced for the quality and portion size. Service was not the best. Didn't give us that "welcoming feeling." It was also very cold inside because they had all the doors open. Most of the people inside were wearing coats and scarves while dining, including me.

Tags: Romantic, Happy Hour
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 27, 2016

Had a great time both in the restaurant and the movie theatre. I'm glad I got to experience it.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Fun
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 27, 2016

Super convenient for a meal before or after a movie. The quality of food was good. The service was just Okay. Willing to try again to see if we just had bad luck.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Healthy
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 24, 2016

Had dinner at restaurant before our movie. Food and service was very good. Great atmosphere, great setting. After dinner, our movie inside: Theatre seating was uber-comfortable. Reclining Lazy-Boy type seats, in pairs for couples. You can order food and drinks, including alcohol, at beginning at movie. Popcorn was a huge disappointment. It was way oversalted, and barely warm. They didn't have butter stations, like most theatres do. When we ordered the popcorn, we asked for butter. And she pointed to a ketchup-type squeeze bottle of liquid butter-flavored oil (cold) to squeeze over the top. Awful. With an amazing theatre setting like this, PLEASE improve your popcorn.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Quick Bite, Cozy, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Late-night Find, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Healthy, People Watching, Scenic View, Fun, Local Ingredients, Afternoon Coffee
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 22, 2016

The Lot is a great location and convenient for a pre/post theater option. Pricey but the food is good. Drinks are pricey as well. Service is okay. They seem to never have enough staff on hand. I been there twice and both times service was really lagging. They were nice though.

Tags: Business Meals, Cozy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, People Watching, Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 19, 2016

Love the open concept and views of Liberty Station from the LOT. We had a cheese plate and flatbread, which were good. Our waiter recommended a banana desert that was YUMMY! It is a perfect start to date night ending with a movie at the theater.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 19, 2016

Great food & service. Drinks were great also.

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