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O'Brien's

Not Rated.
O'Brien'sO'Brien's
BA SCORE
97
world-class

140 Ratings
Ratings: 140
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.9%
Taps: 20
Bottles: 85
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

4646 Convoy St
San Diego, California, 92111-2315
United States
phone: (858) 715-1745

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @obrienspubsd

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Reviews by Floydster:
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4.38/5  rDev 0%

Stopped here at the end of the night yesterday and one thing in my mind, having a Russian River IPA finally; I did and it was good, even though nothing compared to Pliny the Elder or Blind Pig

Located at the end of a shopping center next to a car dealership in a pretty industrial area

Had about twenty-five taps and an extensive bottle list

Really chill place where everyone is just relaxing and having a good time, not too crazy

Standouts on tap were Stone 11th, two Craftsman brews, a hard to find Ballast Point draft called Even Keel, a couple Russian Rivers, and some interesting Belgians

They had two casks: Alesmith X and the Ballast Point mentioned above

Great place, but I do not know whether I could say it is better than the PB Tap Room or Liars Club, I find them all to be about equal

Look forward to going back to this place in the future though to try some more hard to find brews and local San Diego draft-onlys

Highly recommended

Floydster, Sep 29, 2007
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O'Brien's is a staple of the San Diego beer community. If you haven't experienced a night here you really haven't experienced what it means to drink craft beer in San Diego. It's got a divey semi-sports bar kind of vibe, with an awesome beer selection. There are big comfortable chairs sitting at tables, a bar and a ton of plastic tables on the patio. They've got a few TV's inside and one on the outside. If you want to watch Monday Night Football, this is a great place to do it. The beer selection is always good, and they have the ability to get the harder to attain special releases. Unfortunately their service is never top notch. I can't count the number of times I've been there for a big to semi-big event and they've only got two people working the bar. That seems pretty ridiculous if you've got a line of 20+ people spilling out towards the parking lot. So, if you're there for a special event just order two pints and you'll be good. On a normal night it's nowhere near as bad.

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O'Brien's in San Diego, CA
97 out of 100 based on 140 ratings.