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Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co.

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Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co.Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co.
BA SCORE
84
good

17 Ratings
Ratings: 17
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 14.49%
Active Beers: 19
Beer Ratings: 449
Beer Avg: 3.32
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask:
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Eatery ]

2300 N. Tustin Ave. (Mall Of Orange)
Orange, California, 92865
United States

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Photo of Drinkerofales
4.33/5  rDev +23%

Definitely a family place in the restaurant, the bar is more beer focused. Don't go on USC football day, as it get crowded and loud.

The selections and food are always good, a bit standard, but what else are you expecting?

Service is spotty, sometimes good, sometimes bad. The friday night bartender never smiles, but the rest of the staff while meaning well, can take some time.

It's a brew pub, pizza, wings, wraps, salads, burgers, sandwiches, lots of different brews, and some house brews as well.

The food is big and good tasting once you get it, one of my favorite places to go.

Pricing is good, especially during happy hour, appetizer at 1/2 price, along with the house beers(their IPA is quite tasty). The pizza dough is only excelled by the local Zito's and choices are quite extensive.

DOA

Drinkerofales, Dec 16, 2011
Photo of moreyeel
4.3/5  rDev +22.2%

Much better then other Oggi's i have been to.

Beer was all good, but it is all contract brewed so I expect that. The Pale Ales were the best, the stout was very good as well. The light crapola was, well, crapola.

Service was great, very responsive. Staff knew the beers and several of the beers from the other regional breweries. Very attentive and friendly.

Wings were awesome, and i am picky. Fresh, juicy, flavorful and sticky. Went twice, more for then wings then beer. The wings were steamy at delivery.

Only gripe is a CA gripe, as the whole state seems to love frosted glasses. The beers are already way cold, and then you freeze the beer in a frosted glass. Gotsta wait for 10 mins not to freeze you tongue.

moreyeel, Jun 26, 2009
Photo of MGodduclan5
4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

MGodduclan5, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of Gobzilla
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Gobzilla, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of SwillinBrew
3.8/5  rDev +8%

Came here on a Friday night to have dinner with my fiance.

We ate at the bar so my review will reflect this area. The bar is is to the far left side as you walk in and is partially separated from the restaurant area. The walls are surrounded by TV's and has a sports bar ambiance... pretty good and a tad quaint.

We never saw our waitress so i ordered from the bartender who was nice but put a lemon in the hefe so had to explain why that's a no no. Finally saw our waitress but i just kept ordering from the bar. It was faster... maybe because it was a busy friday night???

The brews were all the oggi's regualrs plus the hop juice which is what i had and it was perfect. My gal kept having the hefe which i have to say is down right tasty. Our pizza was hot and really good. The pricing is basically that of BJ's and Pizza Port, i'm okay with it. There are drink and food specials during happy hour so i'll have to come back then. All in all a pleasureable experience. Maybe during the summer months i'll sip my pint out in the patio.

EDIT: Changed my service score to a 4 from a 2.5. A big jump, but well deserved. I've come in more often now and everytime the service has been quite exceptional and not like the time when i initially reviewed. Waitress checked on me consistently and with friendly service. Food was brought out promptly, napkins, refills, water, all in tow.

SwillinBrew, Nov 12, 2005
Photo of Rumrunner
3.7/5  rDev +5.1%

Stopped here after taking in an Angel's game. About a fifteen minute drive from the stadium.

Located in a large outdoor mall. This is the first Oggi's I have ever been to. The atmosphere is basic. A medium sized restaurant with a bar separated from the booths and tables. Not much for decor but not unpleasant. This is a very sports oriented restaurant. T.v.s are everywhere. A large wall mounted screen in the dining area and monitors covering the walls all around the establishment. Evan a small t.v. in the mens room for good measure. There is a small outdoor patio area with heat lamps.

The service was friendly and we were well attended to. The menu is large and they specialize in pizza. A large variety of styles of pizza are available. We had pizza and a salad and enjoyed them. The food here is well prepared and is a mix of bar food and California cuisine. They serve wine and have a full bar.

The beers are well crafted. The Torrey Pines IPA is hoppy and potent. The amber is nice and I enjoyed the scottish ale. They have a pale, a stout, a blonde and a couple of others on tap. I did not notice any guest beers.

Plain atmosphere aside this is a good spot to have a bite and a couple of brews. A great place for the sports lover and a good place to bring the famliy.

They have growler service. They have a happy hour and special deals and prices on beers and food for Sunday football and Monday night football.

Rumrunner, Aug 30, 2004
Photo of DoubleJ
3.68/5  rDev +4.5%

Update 5/3/10: 32 beers are on-tap as of now, compared to the dozen or so taps before the expansion. Along with Oggi's beers, there are beers like Delirium, Racer 5, Green Flash Imperial IPA, and Salvator being poured. The food is generally good, though I'm not the hugest fan of their pizza.

I finally remembered to give this place a look on my lunch break from work; it's the closest brewpub to my house. Located on the north side of The Village, Oggi's offers eight housebrews, good food, lots of sports memorabilia, and plenty of televisions.

I walked in just before three o'clock, which is when the happy hour specials start. $2.50 pints are offered during that time, so I had to wait a little bit until three to ge that price. Despite the offer, the place was very empty with music playing in te background. But I came here for food and beer, not some rockshow, and the former didn't let me down. Pizza, pastas, salads, and sandwiches make up most of the menu, and I ordered a "Phily Billy" Cheesesteak. To compliment the food, I requested their pale ale. What a fine lunch!

DoubleJ, Jun 14, 2007
Photo of woodychandler
3.64/5  rDev +3.4%

In the interest of clarity, completeness, and other important stuff, this location is in The Mall of Orange AND it was on the Wal-Mart side at the intersection of Meats and Tustin Aves. Preciseness is so important to we beer travelers as time can be a precious commodity.

Another clarification, thanks to my brother - it is pronounced Oh, Jeez! vice Ah, Gheez! He may have been the only person ever to have made that mistake, but why allow others to potentially repeat it?

The entry was on the mall side, vice the parking lot side (another important time-saving distinction) and the m.d.s. was just inside the door. Straight ahead were a sea of booths and high tables and chairs, but to the left and headed aft was the snaking, laminate-topped bar with lots of monitors in the overhead. It was a sports bar with good beer, as others have said, so if that does not bother you, you will dig it. I dug the exposed ducting which gave it a semi-industrial feel.

Beer: My late uncle took us to the one in Mission Valley back in 2002 because he liked it so much. California Gold (4.5); Sweet Spot Hefeweizen (5.2); Paradise Pale Ale (4.8); McGarvey's Scottish Ale (5.0); Sunset Amber Ale (5.4); Torrey Pines IPA (6.8); and Black Magic Stout (7.0), mixed with Hop Juice (9.4). The latter uses hops extract, pellets and flowers but is only available seasonally and not on the occasion of my visit. Try, try again.

woodychandler, Aug 20, 2008
Photo of aoampm
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

aoampm, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of Talisker
3.43/5  rDev -2.6%

My first Oggi's visit was 11/29/08, to the Orange location.

Perfectly serviceable sports bar atmosphere - bazillions of flat screens, various college/pro football memorabilia. Small - not many tables.

Standard tap lineup - Pale, Amber, IPA, Scotch Ale, Hefe, and Stout, available in a sampler. (There was also a flavorless "Light Lager" in the sampler, but I don't think it had a writeup on the blackboard.) Of those, only the Black Magic Stout was above average and worth a follow-on pint.

Silliest thing was that Hop Juice was not posted, and when I asked the bartender, she said it's available in bottles only. Bartender said it hadn't been available on tap since they started bottling it earlier this year, and that BevMo's a better bet if you want to take a bottle home (half the price there).

But why have all your staff wearing shirts advertising your best-known beer, and not even carry it on tap or mention that you have it in bottles? Baffling business decision.

Beers nicely priced - $4/pint.

Menu just straightahead sports bar fare, not so reasonably priced. Excellent buffalo wings, but $12/dozen. They're known for their pizza, but I didn't try it.

Good vibe, but hardly a beer mecca. Comparable to BJ's, but BJ's seems to be a little more adventurous with the beer - they do seasonals, have interesting guest taps that I didn't see at the Oggi's in Orange.

Talisker, Nov 30, 2008
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Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Co. in Orange, CA
84 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.