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SanTan Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
SanTan Brewing Co.SanTan Brewing Co.
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

51 Ratings
Ratings: 51
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.66%
Active Beers: 24
Beer Ratings: 1,083
Beer Avg: 3.77
Taps: 8
Bottles: 0
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

8 S San Marcos Pl
Chandler, Arizona, 85225-7862
United States
phone: (480) 917-8700

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @santanbrewing

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(Place added by: astrobrewer on 10-16-2007)
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

timlyon, Jun 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +24.1%

Andkr3w, Apr 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

chefbigjon, Mar 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

jaybrough, Oct 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

zenpilgrim, Jun 28, 2014
Photo of Hypnoz123
4.7/5  rDev +16.6%

I'm not sure why more people haven't reviewed this place recently. I LOVE San Tan. Their beer I thought was only decent when they first opened, but now they have really stepped up the quality and I find it exceptional.

Their food is all quality, and they have some amazing appetizers. Great atmosphere with a very open feeling, especially because they have one wall that rolls up and opens to the outside. Make it feel airy and spacious. Service is good.

Also of note is their winter warmer. It is the epitome of a winter warmer in my mind and I literally was addicted to it. Probably the best I've ever had, and I've tried quite a few the past few years.

Hypnoz123, Mar 09, 2010
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4.56/5  rDev +13.2%

I have been to San Tan Brewery several times. I've brought "C" here before and now she comes here once a week. Sometimes the servers see me and make a trip out of their area to say hello. I guess it's one of my hangouts so it's probably time to write a review.

San Tan Brewery is located in Historic Chandler. Just north of it is the San Marcos resort. The couple of blocks around it is probably the only area worth seeing in Historic Chandler and the building itself used to be a bank. There is plenty of parking in front of it either way and in the back. The parking is lit and it is a regular parking lot in the back. There is a patio area in the front and on the north side of the building. Metal tables for two or four are available and misters are going to help cool the temperature down. You can bring your well-behaved pooch there. Inside you will find a couple of historic pictures when it was a bank, the vault, and seats on top of what were the safety deposit boxes. There are high and low tables for two of four and seats at the bar.

There were eight house beers, three guest beers, a guest hard cider, a full bar, and cocktails were included in the happy hour specials as were some appetizers. This place is usually hopping but I was able to get a table of my choice inside without a wait. I had some wings in pineapple habanero barbeque sauce (which is made there) and a Devil's Ale, one of my favorite beers on tap, before my friend from work arrived. The wings were delicious, plump, juicy, and really perfect. Later, we had a couple of Hefeweizens and the chip trio. the beers were really good and guacamole and the pico de gallo was very good. The cheese sauce was basically a Velveeta cheese sauce. There was hardly enough chips and the refill was $1.50. When we left, the place was busy and noisy.

Our server was fast and friendly. Anything we wanted: more napkins or beer or the check was fast and delivered with a smile. A couple of servers came over to say hello from their areas and this gets a "perfect" for service in my book.

I have to recommend San Tan Brewery. It gets crowded especially on Friday and Saturday nights when the wait time can be really long especially if you don't want to sit outside. Even with the misters it's just too hot outside for me to be relaxed. It is AZ, after all. I think it's a great place whether you coming from work, meeting friends, on a date, or just someplace where everybody can agree on for good food and drinks. Parking is not a problem.

There are a couple of things that I don't like about San Tan: they don't have little things they should have like wet napkins with an order of chicken wings, the chips with the chip trio are not even enough and the charge for more is $1.50 (if you get the pretzels and want more mustard there is a charge, also), and the pints are short - about two oz. short. "C" mentioned this to me the other day when we met at Four Peaks Brewery. So far, San Tan is the only place I've been to that does this and they do it regularly. I hope it's not catchy. It is for these reasons that I gave the "value" $$$. It's like getting a six-pack of bottles and finding out they are 330ml (11.3 oz.) bottles and not the 12 oz. bottles but worse.

JohnnyJam, Aug 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

gkoz, Aug 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

ZappBrannigan, May 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Camjmorton, May 31, 2014
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SanTan Brewing Co. in Chandler, AZ
90 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.