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Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens - Liberty Station

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

30 Reviews
Reviews: 30
Visits: 136
Avg: 4.48
pDev: n/a
Taps: 40
Bottles: 100
Cask: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2816 Historic Decatur Rd
Ste 116
San Diego, California, 92106-6164
United States
phone: (619) 269-2100 | map
www.stonelibertystation.com

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Place added by: DeanMoriarty on 05-27-2013

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Reviews: 30 | Visits: 136
Reviews by guityler83:
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4.49/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.25

This was my first stop on my trip to San Diego. It was barely noon when we started to head towards the airport in search of the legendary Stone World Bistro and Liberty Station and we got lost a few times, eventually going into a navy base and then navigating through the interesting gated community style location of the brewery.

We walked in and were immediately greeted by a server, instead of getting a table we went for the bar option. Sitting down and taking a look around the place was done up with rocks and water and the stone logo all over, there was a big court yard with fountains, tons of space.

Big tap list, I would say 30+ beers total, some raritys (an '06 Arrogant Bastard) and one offs from the brewery. The el dorrado IPA was my first pint and the thing was fresh and bright with hop aroma. The food menu was a bit pricey so I just went with a BBQ sandwich (which was ok). The next beer was a barrel aged smoked barley wine, which blew me away. There weren't many people there since it was so early so we got our drinks quickly and the bar tender was friendly. I got my AHA discount when the check came and left with some merch from the store.

In all, if you are in SD its worth a trip for sure, I would like to go back when its busier and get the full experience, but the beer was amazing from the source non-the less.

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4.53/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Keananmichael5
4.1/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of kmanjohnson
4.39/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.67/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

First off they have some classy bathrooms. Stopped in for some fresh beer and some late xmas gifts. Truly awesome selection. Bought some growlers and the gut helping me could not have been nicer. Will make this a regular stop on my trips to San Diego.

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Photo of azdback
4.66/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of edward_boumil
4.53/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Place overall was just really cool. Unfortunately I couldn't stay as long as I would have liked, had plans. But the atmosphere and deco were amazing, food was great and the beer selections were interesting. Things available I can't get back home so I got to try them.
The place is quite large though and a bit confusing, not something to deduct from the experience but just making note of it.

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Photo of Shasty
5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of socon67
4.56/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

This is like Willy Wonka's factory for beer. Tons of awesome variations. Mocha IPA, golden stout, and other very unique brewpub only taps. Food was world class as well, though pricey. I consider this a must stop if in SD.

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Photo of Redgoatman
5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Dirtinabottle
4.75/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of kdlsantos
4.4/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

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4.57/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

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4.58/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of indianabeerman
4.59/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.16/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of epyon396
4.18/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of jasonsolis
5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Caesars0331
4.67/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5

Photo of BeerZombies1
4.91/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of LittleDon
4.54/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

A viable alternative to Escondido. Closer to downtown SD with all the amenities of Nowhere, North County. IMO, the best of both worlds.

Parking. Great beer and food. And, you don't have to drive 45 minutes to get back to civilization. I love the original location, but this offers a an attractive alternative. Same vibe as the first. Bring the kids, if you must. Wifi. When I'm in town, I stay at the Homewood Suites or Courtyard, drink and eat myself silly, then walk to my hotel. What more could I ask for? Except maybe a second liver.

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Photo of Cold_1
4.1/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of barflybastard
4.58/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

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4.39/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +11.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

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Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens - Liberty Station in San Diego, CA
97 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.