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The Rusty Brothel Opens Inside Downtown's Candelas

Today in questionable restaurant names, meet The Rusty Brothel, which softly opened this week.

The new burger and bar food spot shares space with Candelas, the Latin-inspired lounge which debuted downtown back in the late '90's.

To boost business, the owners have climbed aboard the craft beer train and redesigned half of Candelas' space as a bordello-themed beer bar; apparently, their building on 3rd Avenue was a brothel in the 1920's.

The Rusty Brothel has 20 taps, including some house beers being made for the bar at an Orange County brewery; for now they're open at 4 p.m., but will soon transition to all-day service and may dedicate the entire space to the bar if the concept is successful.
· The Rusty Brothel [Facebook]
· All Switcheroo Coverage on Eater [~ESD~]

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The Rusty Brothel

420 3rd Ave San Diego, California 92101