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North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom & Grill

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North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom & GrillNorth Coast Brewing Co. Taproom & Grill
very good

49 Ratings
Ratings: 49
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: n/a
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[ Bar, Eatery ]

444 N Main St
Fort Bragg, California, 95437-3216
United States
phone: (707) 964-3400

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Ratings: 49 | Reviews: 28
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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Photo of Hop-o-saurus
3.95/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

So this place is a bit on the pricey side but you really do get what you pay for. The location is amazing, situated just feet from the Pacific Ocean. The town of Fort Bragg has this strange sense of community and when I walked in to the brewery I felt that same sense of community. There were all different types of people and they were all friendly and quick to start a conversation. This brewery makes the best dark and malty bold beers that I've had.


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2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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Photo of Ilovebeer1549
3.51/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3

Great beers...good food...average digs. We go to North Coast Brewery whenever we stay in Mendocino. It's worth the trip up. The place could use some updating but who really cares as long as the beer is cold and flowing? The food is generally a bit better than normal bar and grill grub. Thumbs up.

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2.2/5  rDev -42%
vibe: 3 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 1.5 | food: 1.5

Went back for my first return to North Coast in about 15 years. I wasn't wowed the first time, and the second time, was even worse.

Atmosphere outside is beautiful. It ain't bad inside. Restaurant area to the left, ridiculously priced gift shop straight ahead, old wooden pub area to the right.

Quality, eh, the beers are ok, very much stuck in the late 80s, English style versus American. Copycats. They definitely make some great beers, but rarely show any degree of experimentation or worthiness otherwise. And quality goes to things beyond just the beer, if it was just the beer, it would be a 4. Service, staff was decent, although they did forget and still charge for my girlfriend's lack of garlic fries she ordered. They also were quick to add the automatic tip on our party of six adults.

Selection? Terrible. They have one of those websites that sucks, claims to have all this barrel aged stuff on tap. Get there, nothing. None of the barrel aged stuff on tap (which is ok because its expensive, way better having regular rasputin).

Food? Terrible and expensive. Big on the deep fryer, small portions of not particularly good stuff.

Would not visit again on my own initiative (which this second trip was not). Don't eat here.

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2.95/5  rDev -22.2%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

I don' understand when successful businesses use old buildings but don't update and fix them up. It cheapens the experience and tarnishes their reputation.

Such is the case with North Coast. Decent food, good service, great beer, but my overall memory is of how tired and old the building was....especially the bathrooms. I'd hate to see the kitchen.

Anyway, I had a good lunch...fish and chips with Acme pale ale. Mmmm. I'd visit here again when I'm in the area, but I hope they fix the old place up.

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North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom & Grill in Fort Bragg, CA
86 out of 100 based on 49 ratings.