Taps: 22 / Bottles:
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 109 | Reviews: 97 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by willjschmidt:
4.78/5 rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5 | $$
I visited this place on a Saturday night. It's located on the main strip in Seal Beach. It's a very small room split down the middle by a dividing wall with the bar on one side and the dining room on the other. The bar was packed but it was still fairly easy to get a beer. The bartenders were very friendly and helpful and I think that one was the owner. We waited about 30 minutes to get a table for 4 which wasn't too bad.
The beer list is great. They had 21 beers on-tap, all top-notch stuff. American micros, Belgians beers, German beers, and even a couple of British brews. It's a very well thought out list. The hop cam on their website is awesome. You can see what they have, and it constantly updates. Prices were reasonable.
The food was very good. It's a large menu with lots of options. Everyone was happy with their food. Not the best BBQ in the world but still very good. Very good service for the food as well.
All in all, I'd highly recommend this place. Easily the best beer destination in Orange County.
01-08-2010 23:50:38 | More by willjschmidt
More User Reviews:
4.86/5 rDev +4.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25 | $$
Beachwood is my local(ish) watering hole and I am lucky to be within 5 miles of it, as it's likely my favorite beer bar in the US. The quality of the beers on draft is unparalleled. Add to that limited taps (more new beer all the time), awesome events (Sour Fest, anyone?), and extremely knowledgeable bartenders (Vito is the man!), and you have the best place to grab a beer in Southern California. The bar seats about 12-13 so it can be a bit hard to get a seat when they're busy, but the bartenders are always happy to serve the standing crowd (plus, there's a thin bar so you can set your drink down if you do happen to be standing). Most of the food is pretty damn good too.
03-26-2014 00:14:27 | More by ThirstyMiner
Beachwood BBQ in Seal Beach, CA
100 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.