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Pizza Port Carlsbad

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Pizza Port CarlsbadPizza Port Carlsbad
BEER AVG
3.89/5
Based on:
310 Beers
1,978 Reviews
Place Score: 95
Reviews: 139
Visits: 224
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

571 Carlsbad Village Dr.
Carlsbad, California, 92008
United States
phone: (760) 720-7007

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @pizzaportbeer

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Reviews: 139 | Visits: 224
Reviews by BrewMaster:
Photo of BrewMaster
4.45/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

This was our second stop as we headed south to visit all 3 Pizza Port locations. They had a more extensive selection than San Clemente. They had 11 of their own beers on tap including cask-conditioned Frank Double IPA and cask-conditioned Simco Pale Ale on the hand pumps. I give them a 5.0 for selection because they had 2 outstanding beers on the hand pumps when we were there. They were also selling bottles of Frank by the 4-pack or the 24-pack case.

We had their BBQ chicked pizza for lunch and it was quite good. The BBQ suace they layed down was spicy and sweet and did not taste like some cheap store-bought stuff. The service was excellent as well with bartender being very patient with our large order. This was the most like your average pizza parlor of all of the Pizza Port locations. There was a pop warner football team watching their game on the big screen and eating pizza while we were there. The atmosphere was pleasant and the people friendly (except for the jerk off who cut in line at the bar in front of us). Of the 3 this has to be my number one since they had the best beer selection of the day. Hand pumps have a special place in my heart (and on my taste buds).

One thing that stands out about all the locations is that they never charged us full menu price. We had a few tasters and they always threw in a few extras at no charge. And this happened at all 3 locations. I like it when a brewery is not stingy with their beer and they just love that people enjoythier beers. (1,507 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of ArmOnFire
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Lots of IPAs offered, had a hard time choosing, so I relied on the bar staff.

Beers:
Ponto Session IPA 3.25 out of 5
Stratosphere IPA 3.75 out of 5
The Fish IPA 3.5 out of 5

Food: Had a BBQ chicken pizza, which was excellent.

Negative:
It's located on the main drag, so park and walk
Bottle shop opened at 5pm (313 characters)

Photo of cjw333
4.1/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of brycevolk
4.48/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of d3brewing
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Great rotating beer selection and amazing pizza. What more can you ask for? Oh that's right, not having 100 kids running around while you're trying to enjoy them. I swear every time we visit there is a little league or soccer team celebrating something. We still put up with it because the food and beer are top notch. And the bottle shop/tap trailer next door is really nice as well. You can drink bottles on premise or to go which is so nice. (444 characters)

Photo of QuakeAttack
3.68/5  rDev -14.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

We stopped for a late lunch after hitting the beach with friends. Cool, California beach crowd with both locals and tourist. Beer hit the mark and food was as expected for a pizza joint.

Ordering food was no problem, but getting beer was slow at times. Server was knowledgeable on Wee Heavy's which you don't normally find.

Parking in the back. Worth a stop, but if crowded, it's probably not the best place. (411 characters)

Photo of Pawoto
4.4/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Food & Beer was great. It's a beach joint and self-service so it was a pain to get beer refills when lines got longer, but a great spot overall. (145 characters)

Photo of eawolff99
3.19/5  rDev -26%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 1 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

There is no service. I don't get the novelty here - you wait in line to order food, you wait in line to order beer,you have to hustle for a table. Food is mediocre. Beer is solid. But why bother?? Blech. (208 characters)

Photo of tbone1384
4.31/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of JackStone
5/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of barflybastard
4.3/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of FanbladeNoise
4.19/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of aquazr1
4.21/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of WildDalby18
4.48/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Kylo76
4.23/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of benzalman
4.38/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of rudimon
3.69/5  rDev -14.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of sjmad23
4.71/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of double2chin
5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of jwolfe1311
4/5  rDev -7.2%

A bit overrated for me. Good beer selection, great Pizza, didn't like the atmosphere (85 characters)

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -13%

Photo of Drink_LocalSD
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of atrocity
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of DustinN
5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of fureousangel
4.56/5  rDev +5.8%

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Pizza Port Carlsbad in Carlsbad, CA
95 out of 100 based on 139 ratings.