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Bailiwick

756 Fifth Ave. (F St.) Send to Phone
619-795-3036
This Gaslamp District lounge is popular for cocktails and weekend brunch.
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Dinner Tues.-Fri., Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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Bailiwick Restaurant Review

: Bailiwick in the bustling Gaslamp Quarter features a shabby chic atmosphere with chandeliers and whitewashed brick walls. Diners can take a seat at the marble-topped bar and admire the liquor library (or whatever is playing on the two flat-screen TVs) or perch at one of the tall white tables. Large doors open out to the sidewalk patio and give an indoor-outdoor feel to the space. The menu offers simple bites like oysters on the half shell, salad and customizable cheeseboards. After hours, the restaurant becomes more of a nightspot --- there’s even a rigging system that can hoist a few tables overhead to make room for dancing. Bailiwick also lures a young crowd of business professionals for brunch on the weekends. Among the temptations is a fried green tomato sandwich with a fried egg, bacon, arugula and housemade pimento cheddar on sourdough, served with a side of tater tots. The beer selection is decent and well researched, and there’s a short list of wines by the glass and bottle. Cocktails include classics and signatures like the Nectar of the Gods made with gin, basil, lime, grapefruit, agave nectar and grapefruit bitters.

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