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This Wonderland-Themed California Bar Will Take You Down The Rabbit Hole

All the best bars are a little mad.

Wandering down the rabbit hole seems to be a popular notion, so why not visit this dreamy themed bar for a little taste of magic. Vin De Syrah is a Wonderland themed spot in California that will whisk you away to a world of tea parties and Mad Hatters, along with yummy cocktails and mood lighting. You can let the reality float away while you indulge in the strange and whimsical world of Alice and white rabbits.

If you're looking for a way to mix up cocktail hour, this venue will give you a taste of a fantasy world unlike any other.

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7 Bucket List San Diego Restaurants You Need To Try If You Haven't Already

Bon appetite!

Eating out is more than just about enjoying a yummy plate of food. It’s also about the experience. We’re always on the lookout for a fun ambiance or unexpected twists. If you’re on the prowl for delicious bites in the city, we’ve gathered a list of the top bucket list San Diego restaurants to try if you haven’t already.

Bang Bang

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Cuisine: Japanese fusion

Location: 526 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101

Hours: Wednesday - Thursday 5 pm - 10 pm, Friday - Saturday 5 pm - 2 am, Sunday 5 pm -10 pm

Why You Need To Go: This trendy Asian fusion restaurant and club serves up delicious food and has a great ambiance. Think restrooms covered in Ryan Gosling photos and eye-catching colorful wallpaper throughout.

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Lucha Libre Tacos

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Cuisine: Mexican

Location: 1810 W Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103,

3016 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104

Hours: Varies by location

Why You Need To Go: Indulge in authentic Mexican dishes in a super-colorful setting. The entire restaurant is based on classic Mexican wrestling. There are actors in costume and even a fake wrestling ring inside the restaurant.

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One Door North

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Cuisine: American

Location: 3422 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

Hours: Monday - Thursday 4 pm - 9:30 pm, Friday 4 pm-midnight, Saturday 10 am-midnight, Sunday 10 am - 9 pm

Why You Need To Go: It’s based on glamping themes and has safari tents covering tables with lanterns. You can order mouth-watering eats like truffle fries and baby back ribs.

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Forbidden Cove

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Cuisine: Hawaiian

Location: 7576 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111

Hours: Thursday - Sunday from 5 pm to midnight

Why You Need To Go: This colorful tiki-themed speakeasy opens November 1. We’re betting anything it’s going to be a smashing success. Think trippy infinity mirrors, globe lights, and one angry tiki god.

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Trailer Park After Dark

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Cuisine: American

Hours: Wednesday - Saturday from 5 pm to 2 am

Location: 835 Fifth Ave Lower Level Conference Room, San Diego, CA 92101

Why You Need To Go: This trendy bar serves up American comfort food and delicious frothy beer in cool, funky trailer park themed decor.

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The Smoking Goat Restaurant

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Cuisine: French-American

Hours: Sunday - Thursday 5 pm - 9 pm, Friday - Saturday 5 pm - 10 pm

Location: 3408 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

Why You Need To Go: You and your friends can eat your fill in delicious French-American cuisine. Why not treat yourself to some fluffy banana bread topped with vanilla ice cream for dessert?

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Juniper and Ivy

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Cuisine: American

Hours: Monday - Thursday 4 pm - 10 pm, Friday - Saturday 4 pm - 11 pm, Sunday 4 pm - 10 pm

Location: 2228 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101

Why You Need To Go: This spacious, modern restaurant offers some of the best romantic dinners in Little Italy. Plus, you get to sit in cool, urban surroundings.

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