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Second Street Brewery

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Second Street BrewerySecond Street Brewery

23 Ratings
Ratings: 23
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 9.68%
Active Beers: 38
Beer Ratings: 73
Beer Avg: 3.67
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

1814 2nd St
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505-3848
United States
phone: (505) 982-3030

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Reviews by rowew:
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4.2/5  rDev +4.2%

Stopped in for drinks, too full from lunch to try the food. Very cold day, but despite that there were a couple people enjoying a pinon fire in the chiminea on the patio. Once inside it was a large area, orange and red rough walls and high ceilings. Large bar in the back, bar was full but there were some tables available. We ordered some beer samplers, and a glass of locally produced mead. Beers were all nice examples of the style, with many of them ranging towards hoppy (three pales or IPAs in the sampler). All of the beers were well made, and the staff was friendly and attentive despite a busy atmosphere. The food going out looked great - I definitely want to give it a try next time I'm in the area.

12-29-2008 00:53:55 | More by rowew
More User Reviews:
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-22-2014 00:03:09 | More by PJSamora
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-29-2014 01:17:22 | More by coombski
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

02-10-2014 02:03:37 | More by kvnklingler
Photo of Kappakoosh


3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

12-26-2013 02:57:08 | More by Kappakoosh
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

12-25-2013 00:03:27 | More by nickfl
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

11-22-2013 02:16:06 | More by Lagerquestrian
Photo of CBearNM

4.66/5  rDev +15.6%

(This review is for the Second Street location, they have another location in the Railyard area)

Beer is not one of the first things that come to mind when one thinks of Santa Fe, NM. But that is changing. There are several very good places to taste the local brews and Second Street is one of the best.

As a local brewery the selection varies with on a monthly basis. Once they run out, you have to wait for the next batch. The seasonal options range from good to excellent. I tend to like trying different styles as they come up, but the standbys of IPA and Kolsh are always welcomed and available.

The names of the beers that they have available are on hanging wooden signs, but to get more detailed information on them, check out the 'menu' on the table. The listings have the ingredients as well as the ABV ratings other data. (Note, they don't serve harder alcohol, only beer and as I recall, maybe a couple varieties of wine as well as soft drinks. Remember, this is a brewery.)

If in doubt, request a sampler of their current offerings. Well worth the small investment, but I rarely find one I don't like. The narrowing process is more to help me select the best choice.

The service is very good. If you have any problems, they work hard to correct them. Ernie Bob is a great asset to the staff. He makes you feel like you've known him forever by the time you leave. And by now, he will just bring me what he thinks I'll like best.

The food is good for the typical bar variety. The green chili cheese fries and fish & chips are two standbys. But the daily specials usually offer a great value that pleases.

All in all, one of my favorite places to meet up with friends after a tough day at work. Usually, on Thursdays - Saturdays, they feature local musical acts in the evening.

Whether you are a visitor to Santa Fe or a local, it's a great place to have a bite and taste some unique beer.

01-29-2013 02:11:47 | More by CBearNM
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British Columbia (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -2%

I am reviewing the new location right near the railyard. I went in during that dead 2-3pm time and found it light and new looking inside with a minimum of funk. The bartender was a great guy who talked to me about the beers and made my short stay enjoyable. The beers are good with their Kolsch being top notch ( it is their entry level ale ). The IPA was the best I had tasted in Santa Fe and the Octoberfest was better than Santa Fe Brewings version. Too bad they don't bottle or can any of their beers as they are a hidden gem . The food was pretty good with some nice green chilli stew on offer.

03-15-2011 17:21:01 | More by canucklehead
Photo of knm

New Mexico

4.3/5  rDev +6.7%

I finally made it to this original spot. They have another location in the railyard district closer to downtown Santa Fe. I usually go there on my way through town. This place is much bigger than the branch. With a huge fire roaring as you walk in. The typical SF crowd, an amuzing care free mixed bunch. Good service and good food. I always spend more money than I plan to, but the check is always correct. Welcome to Santa Fe I guess. And I always bring at least one growler to have filled. This place is a little pricey, even happy hour pints are $3.50, and a growler refill is $10.50. Same with the food-the reubub sandwich is also $10.50. Yet I will go back again, because the beer is right! A must try in SF.

02-01-2011 22:47:14 | More by knm
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Second Street Brewery in Santa Fe, NM
90 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.