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Toronado

Not Rated.
ToronadoToronado
BA SCORE
99
world-class

190 Ratings
Ratings: 190
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 4.47
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

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @toronadosd

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Place added by: kleffman on 06-29-2008

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Reviews by glid02:
Photo of glid02
4.4/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Stopped in during a recent trip to SD.

Atmosphere is good. The main room is very spacious and allows for even a good number of people not to be crushed together. Tables dot the outskirts of the place and the bar is on the right with the beer listed above. If you go around out back there are a few picnic tables but they close the outside down a bit earlier than the inside (this may change as it was for litigious regions).

Quality is very good although admittedly it may just seem better than most because it's Toronado. All beers are served in propoer classware with good head.

Service is good. It's sometimes hard to gain the bartender's attention but not unduly so.

Selection is as expected - very nice. The tap list was impressive enough in itself and the bottle list seals the deal. Check out their website for specifics.

Food is good although a bit more expensive than the beer prices would intimate.

Value is good, with the slight exception of food as noted above.

Overall this place lives up to its billing as a top beer bar and seems very clean compared to what I've heard about the SF location. Worth stopping in if you're in the area.

More User Reviews:
Photo of markgugs
4.56/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of bonkers
4.44/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Mike_Amps
4.28/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of BoozyCollins21
4.41/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of hayesjw
4.2/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Scottie_A25
4.44/5  rDev -0.7%
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 -2.2%
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of The_Jerk
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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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Toronado in San Diego, CA
99 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.