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Pizza Port Solana Beach

Not Rated.
Pizza Port Solana BeachPizza Port Solana Beach
BEER AVG
3.86/5
Based on:
313 Beers
6,093 Hads
Place Score: 93
Reviews: 91
Visits: 145
Avg: 4.21
pDev: n/a
Taps: 26
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

135 North Highway 101
Solana Beach, California, 92075
United States
phone: (858) 481-7332 | map
www.pizzaport.com

Notes:  Master Beer Listing
Place added by: BeerAdvocate

The original location opened in March 1987 by Gina and Vince Marsaglia. Not affiliated with The Lost Abbey / Port Brewing.
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Reviews: 91 | Visits: 145
Reviews by HalfFull:
Photo of HalfFull
4.15/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Pizza Port offers a somewhat unusual experience. Lots of shared picnic tables lined up end to end, kids running around and sounds of video games in the back. No real bar per se though there are a few seats by the taps and one table tucked away in a nook with a TV. Works for me, some may not like it particularly when crowded, which it often is.

Service is a bit like Southwest Airlines with some humor injected into the routine. If I'm going to have two beers I'll pay for them up front and cut the money line as you can't exactly run a tab in this environment.

Good selection as of last visit, 17 house beers and 8 guest taps. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday offer a discounted guest or house beer after 5. Check their calendar http://www.pizzaport.com/calendars/current.pdf

Food is limited(pizza, salad, wings, some desserts) but good and fresh. Bottom line is that I can't seem to drive through Solana Beach without stopping here, and a must do before a Belly Up show.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Stevenw7474
4.19/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of sheenisgod
4.31/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of theDuck
4/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Gobzilla
4/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Spreetaper
4.09/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of raiderandbeerfan
3.63/5  rDev -13.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

The original! Funny thing is, it might be my least favorite. Vibe is awesome, its Pizza Port! Surf vibe, cool pizza and arcade 80s feel and shit. Its all wooden picnic tables inside, a row of plastic tables I think out front.

They don't seem to be as friendly, nor do they offer as good of a selection as every other PP location. Growler prices, especially refills are ridiculous.

This spot is all about the location and pizza.

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Photo of Dave_Treat
4.01/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Very good pizza and beer. Nice selection of their own brews and a number of other locals. Staff was very nice. To get beer or food you stand in line, which can get long. Place was very busy, but line went fairly quick.

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Photo of Brushkanna
3.74/5  rDev -11.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

I went for the beer; the vibe was loud and when they called out the food orders by name it was very loud. It has a just out of college type feel. They have sports playing on the TVs. The beer was really good and the server had an opinion and knowledge which was great. We had salad, wings and pizza to eat. I did not enjoy the pizza at the Port, it had doughy soft crust with tasteless cheese. My west coast friend love the pizza, but I did not. I recommend the beer and the wings.

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Photo of IndianaAndy25
4.25/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

I went to the Carlsbad location and loved it. Great tap list, service, and food.

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Photo of kmanjohnson
3.94/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of DrunkinYogi
4.29/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of kingpin1010
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of rudimon
3.68/5  rDev -12.6%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Sasquatch_B_Foot
3.49/5  rDev -17.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

I do love this place, the vibe is surfy, beer selection is weak and the food is mediocre. But the location and vibe is great.

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Photo of drewone
4.03/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of psweendogg
4.45/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Rollzroyce21
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of bsuedekum
4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of Texasfan549
4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of Drink_LocalSD
4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of BeerBeast
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of KATCanada
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Great pizza, fresh Mongo, entertainment for the little people, chill vibe. This place was awesome for family and just friends.

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Photo of Jimmy_Melnarik
4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Pizza Port Solana Beach in Solana Beach, CA
93 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.