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Toronado

Not Rated.
ToronadoToronado
BA SCORE
99
world-class

194 Ratings
Ratings: 194
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: n/a
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

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Reviews by berley31:
Photo of berley31
4.6/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Hit this place up last week on a Wednesday afternoon.

A: Very relaxing, clean spot. When we arrived around 1:00, there weren't too many people there, and those that were were sitting at the bar. We sat there as well, and remained there for the 2-3 hour stay. I like how the available taps are printed on little signs, but they're above the bar so that if you want to see them while SITTING at the bar, you really have to get out of your seat and step back, or your neck gets sore quickly.

Quality and Selection: Amazing tap selection. A lot of local CA beers of high-quality, and some from all over. I had an Alpine Duet and Pliny on tap (both very fresh and tasty), and a RR Sanctification and Consecration in bottles. The bottle list is EXTREMELY impressive.

Service: There was one lady working the bar, very friendly and helpful. No complaints at all.

Food: Didn't have any, but it looked good.

Value: Seemed reasonable to me. Prices all over due to the range of beers, but really good (not as low as some other spots, but when you're from Canada, paying 5 bucks or so for Pliny is a damn steal).

Overall: Fantastic spot; I'd head back in a second if I could.

More User Reviews:
Photo of Kylo76
4.58/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of wulfie85
4.6/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
4.89/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of kingpin1010
4.91/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of markgugs
4.56/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of bonkers
4.44/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Mike_Amps
4.28/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of BoozyCollins21
4.41/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of hayesjw
4.2/5  rDev -6.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Scottie_A25
4.44/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

I came here for dinner on 12/12/14. Really wanted to check this place out because I'd heard a lot of good things. The beer selection was fantastic and the service staff were knowledgeable and friendly. I was disappointed in the food though. Ordered the Jidori Chicken Sandwich and didn't like it. To be fair though, it's a beer bar and not a restaurant so I can't knock the food too much.

Photo of grilledsquid
4.37/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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5/5  rDev +11.6%

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5/5  rDev +11.6%

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5/5  rDev +11.6%

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4/5  rDev -10.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

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5/5  rDev +11.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +6%

Photo of The_Jerk
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

Great selection of beers on tap. Food is average from what I had that day. Ambience is good with right amount of seating. Would like them to update their tap list more often but that's just me. Now only if Toronado would open up another location in L.A. then I would be in heaven!

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4.68/5  rDev +4.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

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Toronado in San Diego, CA
99 out of 100 based on 194 ratings.