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Toronado

Not Rated.
ToronadoToronado
BA SCORE
99
world-class

183 Ratings
Ratings: 183
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 8.93%
Taps: 58
Bottles: 250
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

4026 30th St
San Diego, California, 92104-2602
United States
phone: (619) 282-0456

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @toronadosd

Notes:
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(Place added by: kleffman on 06-29-2008)
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Reviews by augustgarage:
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4.3/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Dim but not too dark bar - convivial atmosphere, mostly small groups of friends and a few couples deep in conversation. Two to three bartenders when it wasn't even that busy, all of whom were patient, helpful, and friendly. The decor is awesome, with an enviable collection of brewery posters, signs, etc.

Tap-list is very long and impressive, although the night I was there, I realized I had already had 2/3+ of the beers on offer - so a true beer dork may not be impressed as they should be; however, if you are from out of state, this is pretty much a must try pub.

Everything is fresh and served properly in the brewery's own glass when available. Bottle list is great, with lots of rare local and hard to find Belgian ales, but the mark-up is painful. You may need a couple pints (if not a couple pay-checks) before you get up the courage to order that bottle of Cable Car...draughts range from ~$5 - $7.50 or so.

Menu looked decent, but I didn't order food.

The patio is one of the most inviting spaces, but unfortunately it is the preserve of smokers, which makes enjoying the nuances of your beer rather difficult.

If I lived in the area, I'd probably be a regular, at least around happy-hour.

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Toronado in San Diego, CA
99 out of 100 based on 183 ratings.