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Give Boredum the Boot!

The Gaslamp District in San Diego, CA is the premier entertainment district in San Diego. It is home of some of the best shopping and bars in the downtown area. One of these bars is Bootlegger located on Market Street.


Bootlegger prides itself on being a gastropub, where not only do the owners focus on the beer, but also pride themselves on serving high quality food. Bootlegger has a local feel but offers that welcoming family feeling to all patrons.



Bootlegger offers a full menu that will satisfy even the most sophisticated palates. Everything from small plates to full blown meals, whatever a person's appetite desires, they have a fix for it.

Most of their food could be labeled as "comfort" foods, such as chicken and waffles and burgers, but they do add their own unique flair to all the dishes giving the customer a gourmet experience.

Bootlegger also offers Brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am to 1pm offering bottomless Mimosas, which makes this bar a stand out among other places.


Happy Hour/Events

At Bootlegger, every day is filled with excellent deals and daily events that will keep people coming.



Watch Monday Night Football and enjoy $6 Wings and Pitcher Specials. Also find Drink Up Mondays from 8pm to close where there are 1/2 off Specialty Cocktails and Bottles of Wine.


Find $10 B.Y.O.N. (Build Your Own Nachos)as well as $2 Tacos, $3 Dos XX Drafts, $5 Margaritas,and $5 Shots of Tequila all day.


Happy Hour is from 3pm TO 7pm where they are offering $4 Wells & Calls, $4 House Wines, $4 Draft Specials, and $5 Small Plates from the menu.

Then from 7pm to close they have Suds for Soldiers. Suds for Soldiers is for all members of the military and their families and anyone who is a supporter or wants to give back to those people who have served the country. Join the club and get specials every Wednesday night.


Find $10 B.Y.O.B. (Build Your Own Burger) and Domestic Drafts.


Happy Hour is from 3pm to 7pm with $4 Wells and Calls, $4 House Wines, $4 Draft Specials, and $5 Small Plates.

Also on Friday, find Acoustic Fridays where they have live music where they showcase local bands from 6pm to 9pm.


Beers on Tap

Bootlegger has an ample supply of beers on tap and also has a rotating tap between Coronado Brewing Co.(SD) and Stone Brewing Co.(SD). Here is a list of draft beers that are always on tap at Bootlegger:

  • Bud Light | Anheuser-Busch Brewery (MO) 4.2 ABV

  • Coors Light | Coors Brewing Co. (CO) 4.2 ABV

  • Cali’ Dreamin’ | Mother Earth Brewing Co. (SD) 5.2 ABV

  • Chronic Amber Ale | Pizza Port Brewing Co. (SD) 4.95 ABV

  • Stella Artois | InBev Belguim (BELG) 5.2 ABV

  • Gunslinger Golden Ale | Ironfire Brewing Co. (SD) 5.6 ABV

  • Blue Moon | Blue Moon Brewing Co. (BELG) 5.4 ABV

  • Dos Equis Lager | Cuauhtemoc Moctezuma (MEX) 4.3 ABV

  • Guinness | Guinness Brewery (IRE) 4.2 ABV

  • Newcastle Brown Ale | Caledonian Brewery Co. (UK) 4.7 ABV

  • Sierra Nevada | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. (CA) 5.6 ABV

  • Sculpin IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Co. (SD)

  • IPA | Lagunitas Brewing Co. (CA) 6.2 ABV


Bootlegger also offers different areas within the venue to give different feels, depending on the mood of people.

  • Bootlegger has The Mini Bar which is known to locals as "San Diego's Smallest Bar." It was designed to be like one of the secret underground drinking rooms back during the Prohibition when drinking was against the law. This is the perfect spot for a small party of 15 people.

  • Another area is The Mustache Wall where they offer seating for 35 guests in this semi private area or it can be reserved for a 50 guest reception.

  • The Canary Cottage is off in its own bungalow, and has unconventional seating to accommodate 16 guests and a standing area for up to 25 guests

Bootlegger is an entertainment mecca for locals and tourists alike. Patrons can enjoy tasty food and cocktails, as well as a large amount of beers on tap. They are truly a unique restaurant that offers many options for anyone that finds themselves in the San Diego area.