New Whiskey Girl Ready for Her Close Up
2012-02-17 · By Editor
Whiskey Girl, located at 702 5th Ave., in the Gaslamp Quarter is open and ready to entertain guests again. Whiskey Girl is one of the longest-running venues in the Historic Gaslamp Quarter, and has been listed in Nightclub & Bar’s Top 100, 2012. The Grand Opening VIP Party is scheduled for Thursday, February 23, 2012. The fun and festivities begin at 7 p.m. by invitation only. The party is open to the public at 9 p.m., with invite.
Whiskey Girl was able to transform to the new venue on the corner of 5th & G Street, within 71 days with support from the City of San Diego and contractors. “We want to let our regulars know that Whiskey Girl is still the same, she’s just new and improved and better than ever,” said David Schiffman, one of the owners of Whiskey Girl. Schiffman goes on to say, “With upgrades throughout, our guests will hear, see and taste the difference, setting an unparalleled restaurant and nightclub experience.”
The new Whiskey Girl spans 8,500 square feet, offers seating for 250 and has a capacity of approximately 450 guests. The space also includes a dance floor and a self contained photo and karaoke booth that allows users to share photos via social media sites. Whiskey Girl features a casual atmosphere, spirited staff, and a friendly vibe. Subscribing to premier sports packages, patrons can catch all the games on one of the 30 plus TV screens, a large LED screen is the focal point in the dining/bar area. Dancing and live entertainment is available every night of the week and no cover charge Sunday-Thursday, with cover bands and resident DJ Marc Thrasher mixing the hottest music videos from the classic 80s to today’s top 40.
An exciting new menu is also being introduced with the new location, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. Entree prices for lunch, dinner, and the special breakfast menu (served on the weekends only); range from $8 – $20. A featured signature item being offered is the Whiskey Burger (must be 21 to order).
Whiskey Girl is owned by partners David Schiffman, Robert Lane and Vania Raitano, who also own The Range Kitchen and Cocktails in the Hillcrest area of San Diego. Other projects of Schiffman include The Tipsy Crow, Double Deuce, located in the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego, and 1st Street Bar, located in Encinitas.