Coronado Brewing Company
Active Beers: 82
Beer Ratings: 4,086
Beer Avg: 3.76
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Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 78 | Reviews: 54 | Display Reviews Only:
4.6/5 rDev +17.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5 | $$
My wife and I had been meaning to try out this place for quite some time before we did. I'm so happy we finally got the chance to visit. The food here is wonderful. A typical brew house menu, but with better ingredients and choices than the standard burgers and onion rings. Some fish on the menu, some Italian dishes. I was very pleased with dinner.
Now, on to the beer! The CBC has an excellent selection of house brews on tap. All the standards - Pales, Stouts, Hefes, etc. The atmosphere is great, mainly due to the location. The service is good and professional. It's definitely a good date spot, or even go to watch the game with friends. I highly recommend this joint.
12-06-2005 06:14:51 | More by tobyandgina
4.55/5 rDev +16.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3 | $$
These guys have been killing it since 1996. They have recently been updating their menu and beer roster. With the opening of their new 30 barrel brewhouse on knoxville st and hiring of some amazing up and coming brewers its safe to say they will be keeping up if not destroying the already outstanding beer scene.
06-12-2013 18:50:13 | More by NathanMcIntyre
4.36/5 rDev +11.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | $$
My wife and I arrived here about 10 minutes after it opened on a Friday mid-morning after paying a visit to the historic Del Coronado Hotel. We parked just off of Orange Ave. and walked up Orange to get to the brewpub. What a cute, clean area. We stopped to say hi to a snow white, long haired Tom cat named Sam. He was just chillin' on the sidewalk. Coronado Brewing's storefront is very attractive--brick with a hanging wooden sign, brass lettering above, with an adjacent painted Coronado emblem. The inside is very nice with wood everywhere. Brew kettles and fermenters are visible behind the bar. The service was pleasant, accommodating, and friendly. In fact, Ron Chapman, the CEO and co-founder had observed me taking notes on all the beers I was trying. He came over to introduce himself and tell me a little about the history of the brewery and his excitement about the craft brew explosion in San Diego. Coronado was among a handful of craft brewers in the San Diego area before anyone even really knew what "craft beer" meant.
Flights are available. I won't review the beers here, I've done that for each individual one I tried. Suffice it to say that Coronado has positioned itself solidly in one of the most competitive, growing artisan beer markets in the world. I was very impressed. I can't wait to go back. This time for some lunch or dinner in addition to a few pints.
11-04-2012 16:01:30 | More by DocJitsu
4.29/5 rDev +10%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25 | $$
This was the 6th stop during a recent trip to San Diego. Located a 20-minute ferry ride from downtown in Coronado – which is not an island – Coronado Brewing is housed in a generic looking building a few blocks from the ferry disembarkation. Upon entry, there is a dark, crowded dining area with a crowded L-shaped bar, where the locals congregate. The glass enclosed brewing tanks peek out from behind the bar.
During my lunchtime visit, there were some 14 house crafts, including five core beers available – I quaffed the Island IPA, Mermaid Red Ale, Four Brothers and something called Black Sails. The food was decent and filling (I had an Albacore Tuna Melt, if you must know.) The service was attentive
The reasonable Happy Hour prices made up for the $4.25 boat ride across the harbor. Of course, many CBC beers are available downtown, but why give up a chance to take a ferry boat?
02-18-2013 23:42:05 | More by jjboesen
Coronado Brewing Company in Coronado, CA
88 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.