Reviews

San Diego REPertory Theatre

It has been a pleasure to have our Opening Night dinners at Spike Africa’s this year. We are new to their restaurant, but they have treated us like longtime friends and never fail to please our guests with their food and attentiveness. Our Opening Nights are a special event for our organization as it is in opportunity to celebrate not Continue Reading

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World Traveler Reviews – Spike Africa’s

Mark and I love discovering fine dining establishments with good Happy Hours. So a couple of months ago when we were downtown, we decided to take a walk near the north end of the Gaslamp. We had been to the Yard House many times, and thought we might stop there for hors d’oeuvres and a pint of beer. But then Continue Reading

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Zagat: Must-Try $10 Lunches in San Diego

Spike Africa’s budget-friendly lunch-time meals include sandwiches, tacos and salads that are right-priced at $10. The deal on fish ‘n chips is the most significant discount, down from the dinner price of $15.75. Two generous planks of mahi-mahi are dipped in Anchor Steam beer batter, deep-fried to golden-brown and served with freshly cut potato French fries. The tender, flaky fish Continue Reading

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The Culture Trip: San Diego’s 10 Best Brunches & Late Breakfasts This Weekend

Named after the legendary schooner captain Philip Marion Africa, Spike Africa’s is an eatery featuring American cuisine with an emphasis on seafood and California flavours. Serving lunch and dinner daily, they also offer a Sunday brunch, which includes live jazz music, in a warm and laid-back environment adorned with memorabilia of the captain. Using the freshest seasonal ingredients, this restaurant Continue Reading

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San Diego Downtown News

Forget forks and knives. Diners visiting Spike Africa’s during October’s National Seafood Month need only don a bib and ready their hands for a messy, mouthwatering clambake that servers dump directly onto the tables. The meal includes a medley of shellfish, seasonal veggies and potatoes cooked in seasoned broth. Garlic bread, Old Bay Seasoning and hot sauce clench the deal.

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Local Magazine – Favorite Football spots

Look no further than Spike’s for football festivities and new bites to tackle. Ask your server what specials they are offering for the big game. Fans can snap up the special all day, and watch the action on the big screens in the bar.

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Spike Africa’s “Spike-tacular” Halloween Bash in San Diego

The spirit of legendary schooner boat captain Spike Africa will be alive and well as part of his namesake restaurant’s “Spike-tacular” Halloween Bash. With all hands on deck, the fresh fish grill will offer a ghoulish twist on some of their most popular dishes and themed drink specials from the mad scientists behind their bar. As darkness falls, Spike’s patio Continue Reading

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San Diego Reader – A Spike Joint

Ever heard of a guy named Spike Africa? Me either, but soon, the name of this mid-twentieth century seafarer known by some as the “President of the Pacific Ocean,” will adorn the façade of a new restaurant in the Gaslamp Quarter.

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