Monkey Paw

NOTE: This establishment has closed. This page remains for historical records.

The brainchild of Scot Blair, one of San Diego’s most popular beer bar barons, this venue falls in line with his others (Hamilton’s Tavern, Small Bar) in its low-frills, dive feel. Unapologetically greasy bar fare including cheesesteak sandwiches and sloppy “stoner fries” flow in tandem with jukebox tunes and house beers that celebrate more obscure styles and employ inventive spins on ubiquitous styles. Service is better and the volume is much lower during the daytime, as night sometimes brings on crowds exceeding available seating and noise exceeding the level where one can carry on a conversation.


Day Hours
Sunday noon to 2 a.m.
Monday noon to midnight
Tuesday noon to midnight
Wednesday noon to midnight
Thursday noon to 2 a.m.
Friday noon to 2 a.m.
Saturday noon to 2 a.m.

Restaurant Details

Detail Status
Cuisine Beer, Pub Grub
Price range of entrées $5 - $12
Delivery No
Outdoor seating No
Party room No
Reservations accepted No
Kids menu No
Occasional live music No
Payment Options Accepts credit cards

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Sad.......The Jewel Box closed Sunday Oct.31st Lost Lease Owner is currently looking for new location 2move Liquor License.

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