12 trivia spots in San Diego, California


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Calling all Walt Quizneys. San Diego is home to an amazing selection of local bars + eateries that offer weekly trivia nights. 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. | 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.

Bluefoot Bar & Lounge

3404 30th St. | 8-10 p.m.
If you’re looking for serious competition, check out this North Park spot’s 18-week tournaments for a big $1,000 prize.

SD Tap Room

1269 Garnet Ave. | 8 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.


Jay Bird Kombucha

10320 Camino Santa Fe C | 6 p.m.
Enjoy a drink + free trivia with your crew at this tasting room just south of Mira Mesa Boulevard.

Cass Street Bar & Grill

4612 Cass St. | 7 p.m.
The beloved sports bar that’s been around for more than three decades is hosting a new trivia night at this Pacific Beach location.


Tony Pepperoni

12165 Alta Carmel Ct. | 6-8 p.m.
This trivia night in Rancho Bernardo references topics such as music, movies, pop culture, and sports — if any of these sound like you, grab your pizza-loving trivia crew + check out this challenge.

Bolt Brewery

1971 India St. | 6:30 p.m.
Wings are 50% off at this trivia night, at both the Little Italy and La Mesa locations.


Little Miss Brewing

7949 Stromesa Ct. | 7:30 p.m.
Test your skills with a new, specific theme each week (think: Nickelodeon or “How I Met Your Mother” trivia) at this weekly event. Cost is $10 per team if four or more teams sign up + winners earn a cash prize.

The Duck Dive

4650 Mission Blvd. | 8 p.m.
For $5 per team, you can enjoy trivia + themed cocktails and prizes. The Thurs., May 26 theme covers all things “Star Wars.”

Del’s Hideout

5351 Adobe Falls Rd. | 8-10 p.m.
Entry is free for this challenge, with the top three teams guaranteed prizes.

Knotty Barrel

844 Market St. | 8 p.m.
Trivia with your friends is great, but it can get even better with 50% off bottles of wine to keep all the juices flowing.


Fairweather Rooftop Bar

793 J St. | 7-9 p.m.
When you’re not at Fairweather for the views of Concerts at the Park or a Padres game, you’re there for the Friday night trivia.

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