Trivia spots in San Diego

What is places you can play trivia in San Diego?


Put your thinking caps on and get ready for trivia night this week. | Photo by ELEVATE via Pexels

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Calling all Walt Quizneys. San Diego is home to an amazing selection of local bars and restaurants that offer weeknight trivia. If your trivia game is on point, you can win various prizes, including gift cards, T-shirts, and beer. Plus, most places offer happy hour and trivia night specials.


Little Italy Food Hall
550 W. Date St., Little Italy | 6-8 p.m.
Get cozy at the food hall, grab a snack from one of the local vendors, and test your knowledge of random facts — with first place winning a gift card to LIFH.

Windmill Food Hall
890 Palomar Airport Rd., Carlsbad | 6-7 p.m.
Assemble your team and choose a meal from over 10 vendors, but you’ll never know what questions are coming your way.

SD Tap Room
1269 Garnet Ave., Pacific Beach | 7-9 p.m.
Grab your trivia team for a chance to win prizes and brewery swag while enjoying a bite + local brew at this laid-back spot in PB.

The Luau
7123 El Cajon Blvd., La Mesa | 7-9 p.m.
What can you find on Mondays at The Luau? Trivia and Mai Tai deals.

The Hop Stop
14055 Midland Rd., Poway | 6-8 p.m.
Enjoy food, drinks, and a pet-friendly beer garden as you get quizzical at this Poway restaurant.

The entrance to Liberty Public Market.

Visiting Liberty Public Market is all fun and games.

Photo via @perrystraveler


Cass Street Bar & Grill
5049 Newport Ave., Ocean Beach | 7 p.m.
The beloved sports bar that’s been around for more than three decades is hosting a new trivia night at this OB location.

1872 Rosecrans St., Point Loma | 6:30 p.m.
This general trivia game offers prizes to winners, but everyone can score drink specials and deals on burgers and sandwiches.

Liberty Public Market
Main patio on Sims Road | 6-8 p.m.
This local food hall host free, themed trivia nights — generally Tuesdays, 6-8 p.m. — though there is not a set schedule. This month’s theme is Cartoon Network, and there are prizes for the top three teams and the best costume.

Ballast Point
Locations + times vary
Question: Which Ballast Point tasting rooms have Tuesday Night trivia? Answer: All three in San Diego — Little Italy, Miramar, and Home Brew Mart.

Nova Easy Kombucha
4845 Newport Ave., Ocean Beach | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Don’t be fooled by the TapRoom’s name — the kombucha may be easy to drink, but the trivia questions will be hard to answer.


1301 Market St., East Village | 6-9 p.m.
Head to this downtown space for Twisted Trivia that incorporates elements of “Family Feud” and keeps the drinks flowing.

Surf Rider Pizza Co.
8381 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa | 6 p.m.
If you’re looking to trivia and epic San Diego pizza under one roof, this is the place for you.

Duck Foot Brewing Co. Miramar
8920 Kenamar Dr. | 7-9 p.m.
Quack up the right answer for the chance to become the ultimate trivia champ.

Kairoa Brewing Company
4601 Park Blvd., University Heights | 6:30 p.m.
If you’re looking for friendly competition, Geeks Who Drink hosts trivia for teams with six people or fewer at this New Zealand-themed bar. You can win prizes each round — including beer.

Double Peak Brewing
1801 Diamond St., Ste. 101, San Marcos | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
This pet-friendly taproom gives prizes to its top trivia teams, and you can grab something to eat from Bam! Bun! as you play.

The Local PB storefront.

This is where PB locals go for trivia.

Photo via @thelocalpb


Little Miss Brewing
Locations vary | 7:30 p.m.
Test your skills with a new, specific theme each week (think: Nickelodeon or “How I Met Your Mother” trivia) at the La Mesa, Lakeside, Eastlake, Escondido, Normal Heights, and Poway locations. Teams of 4+ people can sign up for $10; winners earn a cash prize.

Pali Wine Co.
2130 India St., Little Italy | 7 p.m.
Gather your trivia team and try to answer a series of questions — win or lose, you’ll have a reason to wine.

Knotty Barrel
844 Market St., East Village | 8:30-10:30 p.m.
Trivia with your friends is great, but it can get even better with half-off bottles of wine to keep all the juices flowing.

The Local Pacific Beach
809 Thomas Ave. | 7-9:30 p.m.
Unwind after a day on the beach by answering questions and scoring drink specials. The top three teams will win prizes.

Duck Foot Brewing Co. Leucadia
978 N. Coast Highway 101 | 7-9 p.m.
Quack up the right answer for the chance to become the ultimate trivia champ.