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South Street Brewery

Not Rated.
South Street BrewerySouth Street Brewery

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 29
Beer Ratings: 190
Beer Avg: 3.71

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very good

41 Ratings
Ratings: 41
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 14.97%
$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

106 South St
Charlottesville, Virginia, 22902
United States
phone: (434) 293-6550

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Reviews by nandemo1:
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3.08/5  rDev -17.6%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 2.5 | food: 4 | $$

Visited this past weekend, was not overly impressed. Yeah I'll probably go back but I have a few criticisms:

1) Hours are horrible, they're closed Sundays and don't open til 5pm the rest of the week including Saturday.

2) Bar was nice and long, giving you a view of the fermentation tanks through glass windows, but the lack of light was depressing and made it seem more empty than it already was at 6pm. Lighting in restaurant area was only marginally better.

3) Beer selection was pretty sparse, a few lagers, a stout and the braggot dessert beer that I had.

4) Service was ok, but bartender didn't have much personality or beer knowledge.

I will say that the food I had was quite good and the prices seemed on par with other ale houses.

08-16-2011 22:56:55 | More by nandemo1
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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

07-20-2014 20:33:18 | More by VeganUndead
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North Carolina

3/5  rDev -19.8%

06-24-2014 02:04:52 | More by vwbus7
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2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

05-20-2014 12:21:12 | More by atrocity
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3.99/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75 | $$

Looking to taste the variety available form this local brewery and pub, we were very pleased with service and selection. Our first stop in a weekend Brew Ridge Trail tasting tour, I could only hope the other 4 breweries hold up so well. The sample portions were generous enough to get a feel for the beer. Some were impressive, but most seemed a bit flat. Wait staff was most attentive. We never seemed to have to look around for service, and our needs were often anticipated. (It must help as it was obvious that we were making written ratings.) For a brewery, the food was also impressive. Inexpensive but very tasty and well presented. I would certainly go back.

05-10-2014 15:58:30 | More by drned
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2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

05-05-2014 23:01:51 | More by JWalterWeatherman
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

02-26-2014 23:09:18 | More by Cosho
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4/5  rDev +7%

02-20-2014 21:15:40 | More by williahd
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3.61/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5 | $$

Oh South Street. You and Starr Hill Brewery and Music Hall were so cutting edge 10-12 years ago. Both were born in the era of the brewpub that was mostly about the food and secondly about the beer. You had the feeling that everyone involved thought that if the beers were at least OK and not Budweiser, that was a win. At the time, it was. Now the bar has been raised a lot higher with regards to the beer and South Street really hasn't risen to the challenge. It's a great space and the food is pretty solid. But Blue Mountain, Wild Wolf, Devil's Backbone, Champion and even Starr Hill blow it away beer-wise. A nice place for the locals to hang and socialize, but Beer Run and Citizen Burger Bar are better deals for food and beer. In town, Champion and Three Notched are superior options for local beer for those on the Brew Ridge Trail.

08-31-2013 12:31:36 | More by seanchai
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3.98/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | $$

Stopped in on the late side of a Friday evening and ad a nice visit. There was a moderate crowd at the long bar inside the door but we found three stools at the end. There was a step down to a good sized dining room. There also seemed to be an upstairs with live music but did not see it.

Nice beer selection with seven taps of house beer. I enjoyed the Lupulin Stout and JP Ale. They als had a nice local craft cider that was a big hit. Service was nice if a bit inattentive.

Cool place, would go again.


07-31-2013 20:01:35 | More by sholland119
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South Street Brewery in Charlottesville, VA
86 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.