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Toronado

Not Rated.
ToronadoToronado
BA SCORE
99
world-class

193 Ratings
Ratings: 193
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 tjensen3618:
Photo of tjensen3618
4.58/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

I came by this place with a pretty large group of friends after a beer fest. It wasn't terribly crowded which I kind of wasn't expecting for a Sat. night.

The tap list is pretty amazing, as is the bottle selection in the coolers. I got a bottle of Sanctification followed by a bottle of Cable Car split between a buddy and myself. They had Alpine IPA's and New Belgium Sours, just a flat out phenomenal selection. The prices were a bit on the high side, but to be fair we weren't exactly ordering the most common or cheap beers in the place.

I have heard that the SF version of this place has real bad service, this was not the case at the SD location. I was admiring the glassware in the hall (specifically a Fantome Tulip) when a bartender and I had a brief chat about the cool glasses in the display case.

I only got fries which were good so I wont rate the food for now.

Overall I would consider this as close to the perfect beer bar in an urban setting as you can get.

More User Reviews:
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

Photo of Stevedore
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of rockernino
5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of ChrisISO_SJ
5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of Rothobinide
5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of Marco_Gtz
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of atrocity
4.75/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Soloveitchik
4.75/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Kalenm
5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of HopHead84
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!

Photo of Tondelli
4.68/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of david131
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of JackNip
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of GoodLivin
4/5  rDev -10.7%

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Toronado in San Diego, CA
99 out of 100 based on 193 ratings.