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Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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Lost Coast Brewery and CafeLost Coast Brewery and Cafe
Based on:
38 Beers
2,739 Reviews
Place Score: 85
Reviews: 35
Visits: 62
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

617 4th Street
Eureka, California, 95482
United States
phone: (707) 445-4480

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @lostcoastbrewer

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Reviews: 35 | Visits: 62
Reviews by tjensen3618:
Photo of tjensen3618
2.83/5  rDev -23.7%
vibe: 1.5 | quality: 2.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

After a long but beautiful drive down from OR we planned on staying in Eureka for a night to get some rest and check out the area.
The brewery is in the downtown area, the vibe of the whole are seemed strange, the buildings had great architecture and had so much potential to be a great little town but we seemed to be outnumbered by homeless folks by about 5:1. We were there on a Thurs. and I am going to be generous and assume this isn't the case over the weekends.

The inside of Lost Coast was dated, the whole place felt a bit grimy. I was happy with their beer selection as there were several more interesting styles available than what we can get in bottles down in So. CA. I got the Barleywine which was very nice, they should start bottling that one!

There menu was standard brewpub fare, burgers, sandwiches, wings, maybe a pizza or pasta dish, etc. The food was decent nothing great nothing bad.

Overall it was an ok experience, however next time I'm in the area to enjoy the beauty up there, I'll probably steer clear of Eureka as a whole. (1,054 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of DoctorZombies
4.51/5  rDev +21.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Busy at lunchtime and still got a good table. Great burger. Wife loved the clam chowder. The chocolate porter was very good. Lots of locals eating and drinking. Friendly vibe. (175 characters)

Photo of Odysseyalien
3.93/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Ry-Dog
4.49/5  rDev +21%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Had the roast beef a jus cooked in the Downtown Brown. Amazing. (63 characters)

Photo of dwatulak
4.38/5  rDev +18.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of 31Sam13
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Harvest06
4.15/5  rDev +11.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Act25
3.68/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Visited 3 breweries rated in this order: Mad River, Eel River & Lost Coast.
All good. Lost Coast mostly a university / young crowd. Order the roast oysters with pesto! (with garlic is over kill). Their beers a bit watery and uninspired, but liked the IPA well enough to buy a well priced 6. Our waitress was great. Pretty typical restaurant rather than a tasting room. (369 characters)

Photo of Christolo71
1.41/5  rDev -62%
vibe: 1.75 | quality: 1 | service: 2 | selection: 1.25 | food: 1.25

They seem to have forgotten what craft beer is about they make very mediocre one note beer. The beer industry has moved forward into a cornucopia of flavors and lost coast is doing exactly the same thing that they have been doing for the last 25 years . On the rare occasion that they try something new it is a horrible half assed effort. It seems that they are a victim of their own success kind of like they are not willing to take any chances and just want to play it safe . But that's just my opinion and it doesn't mean much to anyone but me (546 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.8/5  rDev +2.4%

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2.88/5  rDev -22.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.87/5  rDev +4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

This is a very good, enjoyable brewpub in downtown Eureka. It's in an old brick building with some nice old details,including apparently cast-iron columns, etc., outside and in,with nice big windows looking onto the street. The staff are friendly and efficient. The place can get loud and crowded but has a good feel to it.

Their beer overall is very good but not outstanding. The range at any given time is somewhat limited but has their standards on tap plus a few rotating/seasonal ones.

Food is also very good,but not outstanding - good burgers, good steak sandwich, fish and chips, etc. Clam chowder is very good. (626 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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5/5  rDev +34.8%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of Mothergoose03
3.36/5  rDev -9.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

This was stop #8 for my wife and I on a 21-day pub-crawl from Michigan to N. CA and OR. We stopped here for dinner and to try their beers. It was a Friday evening and the brewery was busy, but we were seated right away. The brewery is situated on the first floor and a mezzanine area of a 3-story, nicely restored, stand-alone building on the fringe of the downtown area. The interior is also nicely restored, and is a cool place to enjoy a meal and a beer.

We ordered a sampler flight of the 10 beers that were available. Each was brewed very close to style, and none of them exhibited any flaws. However, none of them were very exciting other than the Tangerine Wheat, which was something that we had never experienced before and we liked it a lot because of its uniqueness. The food menu was fairly standard pub fare, but it was very good, and it outshined the beers.

There are other breweries in town that we’d try first before coming back here for the beer, but if none of those breweries offer food, then we’d come back here again without hesitation. (1,062 characters)

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Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe in Eureka, CA
85 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.