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Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens - Liberty Station

Not Rated.
Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens - Liberty StationStone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens - Liberty Station
BA SCORE
99
world-class

77 Ratings
Ratings: 77
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 7.03%
Taps: 40
Bottles: 100
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2816 Historic Decatur Rd
Ste 116
San Diego, California, 92106-6164
United States
phone: (619) 269-2100

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @stonebistro

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: DeanMoriarty on 05-27-2013)
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Reviews by orangesol:
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4.45/5  rDev -2.2%

Having visited the main location a few days ago I was intrigued to see if some of their other locations lived up to the main one. A bit hard to find, only a very small sign out front hints at what is inside the building. Once we found the entrance we checked out the small store right inside the door, some pretty nice swag and bottles in there. Once we got to the bar area it was pretty similar to the main location, with a bit more plane noise. Atmosphere was pretty laid back but it was mostly dead at lunch time so nothing to amazing. Service was awesome. Our bartender was great to talk to and never let my glass sit empty for more than a minute. Quality was pretty high all around. Beers in the correct glasses and the building itself was beautifully renovated to fit their needs. Selection was even better than the original location. I know they just had their winter storm event a week or so ago so I can only assume I encountered some of the leftovers. I was able to get a StoneWall, one of my long time wants, and a ’08 Old Guardian aged in red wine barrels. They also had a few other leftovers but we had other places to be. Food was excellent as usual. I got the pulled chicken and boar sandwich and it was awesome. Also got to try some of the BBQ ribs and they were excellent as well. Prices on beers were pretty good, food was again a little overpriced but it was quality so thats not a huge deal for me. Overall I think I might prefer this place in almost every way over the main location except the overall vibe. I will have to return for dinner next time I am in town and see if it is any better then. Still an awesome place to have a beer and avoid some of the usual crowds that frequent the main location.

orangesol, Feb 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

AlexM, Wednesday at 07:26 PM
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4.25/5  rDev -6.6%

SDRedDevil, Sep 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

aoampm, Sep 02, 2014
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patklupe, Aug 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

My first time to San Diego as an adult, I fly in to San Diego Airport, and get driven 9 minutes to this place. I couldn't have asked for a better first place to hit. It's in a cool area, with attractive architecture and decor. Tons of earth elements, sandy spots, coy ponds etc. Huge outdoor beer garden area for dining and drinking. The beer list was impressive, and included many local guest brews. You can create your own flight of (4) four ounce pours of any draft beer. The food selection was also wonderful, with eclectic ingredients and different takes on old favorites too. I had lamb belly Asian style pork buns. The wait staff was very friendly and knowledgable. They have a large merchandise shop too. I would strongly suggest anyone get to this place.

BeerForMuscle, Aug 23, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +0.2%

KingCobra686, Aug 17, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev -18.2%

briang01, Aug 12, 2014
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4.58/5  rDev +0.7%

First day in San Diego and a must on the itinerary is this place. A large spawling complex where there is several rooms, and a large oudoor area and just a great vibe here. Most folks are here for great beer. Unfortunately a long wait for an outdoor seat planted us just off the large bar by the gift shop area. The bar alone can seat 25+ comfortably.

The waiter explained the beer menu with some personalization on what he preferrerd and why which was nice. There are about 15 standard Stone brews here, with about 10 brewed here specifically for the restaurant, and about 15 or so guest beers (Alesmith, Green Flash, etc.). I ordered the single hop IPA which was phenominal, and I also ejoyed two other beers which were good.

Servive was prompt and friendly. The gift shop is a bit expensive but well stocked. Growlers to go which is nice.

Overall a must stop for any BA visiting San Diego.

Gavage, Aug 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +9.9%

sharkboy, Aug 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

raulazzer, Aug 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

beerforal, Aug 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

SensorySupernova, Jul 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

mecmd, Jul 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Fusebuddy, Jul 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +4.4%

belm001, Jul 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.1%

BreweryRun, Jul 22, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev -13.2%

The place is beautiful, really done nicely. The bar room is dope and the outside has a great ambiance. The staff was friendly and accommodating.

There were 40 taps, although over half of them were IPA's. I was looking for something dark or maybe stout, didn't find what I wanted. I chose something else and wasn't disappointed.

The food was pricey and a bit uninspired in my opinion. I thought that the value for money wasn't really there. Not that I was really there for the food but it was a lunch/beer visit.

Overall I love Stone beers. I might go back for another visit but it's not really one of my go-to places when I just want to grab a beer and relax.

LaneMeyer, Jul 19, 2014
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_morandi_, Jul 15, 2014
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Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens - Liberty Station in San Diego, CA
99 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.