Rosie O'Grady's

Located in historic Normal Heights in the restored Wilkinson Building. Featuring food, 30 beers on tap, and designer martinis. Jason Rammelsberg, the general manager of the club, came aboard in 2002. Rammelsberg grew up in Chicago and came to San Diego from St. Louis, where he spent six years learning the bar business. His dad, Michael Rammelsberg, had already been in San Diego a few years when he bought Rosie’s and hired his son to help operate it.

“I spent the first year or so kicking out all of the riffraff and that good stuff,” says Jason Rammelsberg. “There were a lot of crackheads and prostitutes...and the Normal Heights area was pretty blighted. But we saw the potential, and as the neighborhood built up, people would visit the bar and fall in love with the neighborhood, especially younger people.”

So how would he characterize Rosie’s as an establishment? “It’s a neighborhood place... It’s a bar that has good music, as opposed to being a venue. We have a lot of regulars who live in the area and walk to the place. It’s a nice mix of young, college-age folks and professionals and older people who usually populate in the daytime. It’s a different crowd for happy hour, and as the sun goes down, the demographic gets younger.”

In summer 2019, this venue was purchased by the owners of the Rabbit Hole, Social Syndicate, a restaurant development group.

Upcoming Events

  • Bonneville 7

    Saturday, February 1, 10:00 p.m.

Ongoing Events

Happy Hours

Day Special
Monday 4-7pm: $1 off all drafts, $3 well drinks, $3.50 domestic bottles.
Tuesday All day: $1 off all drafts, $3 well drinks, $3.50 domestic bottles.
Wednesday 4-7pm: $1 off all drafts, $3 well drinks, $3.50 domestic bottles.
Thursday 4-7pm: $1 off all drafts, $3 well drinks, $3.50 domestic bottles, $4 local drafts.
Friday 4-7pm: $1 off all drafts, $3 well drinks, $3.50 domestic bottles.


Day Hours
Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Monday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Tuesday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Wednesday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Friday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Restaurant Details

Detail Status
Cuisine American, Breakfast, Mexican
Delivery No
Outdoor seating No
Party room No
Reservations accepted No
Kids menu No
Occasional live music Yes
Vegetarian friendly Yes
Payment Options Accepts credit cards

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