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San Diego Brewing Co.

San Diego Brewing Co.San Diego Brewing Co.

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 31
Beer Ratings: 130
Beer Avg: 3.68

Taps: 50 / Bottles: -
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
90
outstanding

37 Ratings
Ratings: 37
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 12.03%
$$ - reasonable


[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

10450 Friars Road #L
San Diego, California, 92120
United States
phone: (619) 284-2739

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(Place added by: xlperro)
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Roeters

Michigan

3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 2.5 | $$

Stopped by while on vacation is the San Diego Area
A: It is a little sports barish inside, with tvs and arcade games around inside. Has a large L shaped bar in the one corner with taps all along the wall.
Q: had a sample of all of their beers that were on tap at the time all were very tasty and well put together.
S: Had a large selection of draughts, not sure if they had bottles, never inquired, had a large range of their own brews in many different styles
S: service was very good, the server was very attentive, and explained each of their beers
F: food was basic but good, had a burger and it was just that, the GF had a chicken club that looked good.

05-24-2010 16:00:35 | More by Roeters
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heffIPAlover

California

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-22-2014 20:33:06 | More by heffIPAlover
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trytoketchup

Arizona

3/5  rDev -24.8%

12-07-2013 05:26:15 | More by trytoketchup
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spbennett13

California

4.46/5  rDev +11.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5 | $$

San Diego BrewCo is one of my favorite places to go to grab a good beer and some good food. I haven't ran into anything on the menu that I haven't liked. The beer selection is pretty good, the occasionally have Pliny on tap. They have a good selection of house beers, nothing spectacular but good. Would be nice if the servers knew a little more about the beers, but if they don't have the answer they're more than happy to get it for you, very friendly staff though. Great place to go on a Saturday or Sunday to catch the game. Highly recommended!

11-20-2013 07:04:48 | More by spbennett13
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wooddogg922

California

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

11-04-2013 17:30:46 | More by wooddogg922
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djaeon

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

10-08-2013 21:07:06 | More by djaeon
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mactrail

California

3.43/5  rDev -14%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3 | $

Apparently this place is the reincarnation of Shakey's Pizza from the 60s with a 21st century beer list. Brick walls, little curtains on the street side, big and roomy. Reasonably quiet in the "family dining" side, and booming rock in the bar side.

A standard southern California selection of locals with no particular standouts. Four from Sierra Nevada that are less common. Belgians included Rodenbach Grand Cru, Delerium Tremens, and a Liefmann's. A few other Europeans-- who would have thought of this place for Marston's of Wolverhampton, Oyster Stout on nitro? Big beer board in the bar had all the facts, styles, and abvs. Only $4.50 for their own pints.

Menu looked slightly more interesting than some, but the Brewman's plate was kind of icky, aside from a good spicy sausage. Should have had the nachos. Barmaids were unfazed, our waitress was quite attentive. Not exactly beer fanatics, but tried to be helpful.

03-28-2012 18:52:56 | More by mactrail
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coolparrot

California

4.65/5  rDev +16.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3 | $$

Great selection of Beer here! The house Beers are very Tasty and Dean the brew-master's Hopnotic is one of my Favorite beers! The Service is excellent as the girls who work the Bar are Awesome and are very knowledgeable about their beer! I love that they post their current beers on tap on their website! The menu is decent but a little narrow on the selection but I really don't care. This is still one of my watering holes and will be for a long time to come! Great place for breakfast too before a game! Fun spot to tip some pints, hang with friends and watch some sports!

11-14-2011 20:08:46 | More by coolparrot
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tjkinate

Texas

4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$

I used to go here with my buddy who lived just down the street. Very good beer selection accompanied with pretty tasty food. You have to have their nachos, I know nachos aren't usually that crazy, but here they're AMAZING! My only complaint, which I admit isn't the establishments fault, is I hate half pints on high ABV beers! I just feel they are a waste. Back to the beer, they're personal brews are very good and always have a revolving stock of other great craft beers. Now that I'm not in California anymore, I really miss this place.

06-26-2011 22:06:21 | More by tjkinate
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $

We rolled into this place on a Sunday during the early football games. The layout is decent, and there is a dividing wall between the table/booth seating and the bar area. The bar is a giant L-shape, and there is some open seating in the bar area, also. Great atmosphere. Kind of dark, but decent vibe.

Their own beers were pretty damn tasty, and they had a monster guest tap list. I actually had PtE on draft for the first time there. Impressive list. The bartender was very helpful, despite being busy with the NFL crowd. He took time out to answer questions my wife and I had about their beers (ABV, hop types, spent grain uses, etc.). Great service.

The food was pretty decent, too. My wife and I had sandwiches, and a pretty decent dessert, too. With everything included, the price was cheaper than most places in the San Diego area where we ordered much less. We definitely plan returning when in the area again.

01-02-2011 08:31:58 | More by GarthDanielson
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San Diego Brewing Co. in San Diego, CA
90 out of 100 based on 37 ratings.