Pizza Port San Clemente

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Pizza Port San ClementePizza Port San Clemente
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3.89/5
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1,954 Reviews
Place Score: 93
Reviews: 59
Visits: 96
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

301 N El Camino Real
San Clemente, California, 92672
United States
phone: (949) 940-0005

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Photo of WOTO97
4.55/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Before you continue reading, know I am a little biased as I have grown up in San Clemente and have seen this building transform a number of time. When Pizza Port finally joined us a few years back now, it was very welcome.

The beer selection is very good. Always a good number of Port/Lost Abbey beers along with some very decent guest beers. My only complaint in this respect is that at times the guest beers can be a little less than par. For the most part, however, they always have a great selection of tap beers and are always willing to let you test a couple to help the decision-making.

While Port is generally known for its beers, the pizza here is pretty good. I would definitely recommend the whole wheat beer crust with olive oil instead of marinara (but make sure light on the olive oil). The food is good, but don't expect too much more than general pizza shop fare.

One of the elements of the Pizza Port in San Clemente that is a bummer is the poor bottle selection. They generally only have a few different options. But if you are going for fresh beer, then it is not much a problem.

To sum, definitely recommended. No place like it in orange county. (1,170 characters)

Photo of wd40
4.13/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Atmosphere is good if you like the skateboarder/surfboarder vibe. The restaurant was very clean and looked well maintained. Most of the beer is good to very good, and a few are pretty excellent. They carry about 50% Port brewing company beers, and 50% guest beers. Most of the guest beers are from very reputable breweries like Stone, Alesmith, Ballast Point, etc., so the quality of the beer in general is pretty high. The service is ok. Not particularly friendly, but pleasant enough. The bartender poured my beer well and I appreciate that! The pizza is very good. The sauce is excellent and the crust is thick without being soggy. If I lived in this area I would be here a lot! (681 characters)

Photo of stoad
4.25/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I stop by here every month or two. Smaller version of the Carlsbad location both in physical size and number of tap handles. Good draft selection of both their own Pizza Port/Port brewing/Lost Abbey beers as well as a good selection of guest beers, including many less common drafts. I think they run about 25-30 handles most of the time, 1/2-1/2 their stuff vs. guest beers. They rotate the selections every time they blow a keg keeping the selections fresh.
Two nice little patio areas which are dog friendly. They both have gates to the street & doors to the restaurant proper, so well behaved dogs can roam around a little looking for hands to lick and dropped food to scrounge. The staff is great, always willing to offer a few samples of whatever is on draft, even when busy. The pizza is pretty good for the price.
They put on a few smaller (than Carlsbad) festivals each year - July 4th, Octoberfest and this year a Session Ale fest. I've only made the 7/4 version which was OK. It was on the roof to view the various municipal fireworks - I think we could see 2or 3 different ones in addition to San Clemente's, they poured 4 or 5 of their beers on the cheap ($3) and offered a little BBQ as well. (1,206 characters)

Photo of Halcyondays
3.95/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Went here on 8/12/09, about 12:30 pm.

Wow the streets in San Clemente are narrow. Don't access Port from El Camino Real, use Avenida de la Estrella to park on the roof. Port San Clemente is 2 stories, one houses a single bar which didn't appear to be open, but the bottom level houses a second, larger bar with the kitchen and a place to order food.

The atmosphere is nice, this locale is much smaller than the Carlsbad location, but much less raucous, more laid back IMO, but that just may be because of the time we went.

The bar has about 12-15 Port brews on-tap, one cask, and about 15 guest brews, and some wine. The bartender was prompt and even gave us some free tasters of the beer.

I had the Mesquite BBQ pizza for lunch which was quite tasty. The prices are quite good, under $5 for a pint, but the cask did cost $6. In the end I liked this place, the Carlsbad location has a better selection and the bottle shop next door, but this one is a lot closer actually being in Orange County, a nice place to go for pint or two. (1,034 characters)

Photo of bradybeer
4.72/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Stopped off here on the way to San Diego. Located just off the 5. Parking is located on the roof which you can access at the rear. Walking in from the roof you go down one level of stairs to a bar area that has the same beer lineup as the bar on the street level. This level overlooks the pizza kitchen, and the brewing equipment. My wife ordered DFH 60 minute IPA and I the PP Double IPA (name escapes me). We then had the PP Way Heavy Scottish Ale, the bartender slipped me a free PP Bourbon Barrel Aged Chocolate Imperial Stout because the keg went dry when she was pouring one for me. We split a pizza on the patio and watched the ocean.

Service was great-and the pizza is among the best in CA-yes CA. This visit completes the trifecta for PP for my me and my wife.

Love this location- (791 characters)

Photo of Kegatron
4.2/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

The third and final of the Pizza Port locations that we always try to hit in San Clemente, whenever we are passing by on the I-5.

Atmosphere: Probably the most unique of the Pizza locations, as this is the only one to have both an upstairs and down, with individual bars located on each. There is a unique outside look to this location as well, with a Spanish-deco influence that matches many of the other businesses in the area. I also dig the out front seating area, where you can chill-out, have a beer, and watch the sights and sounds of El Camino Real. The same surf-shack atmosphere remains in place indoors, along with the chilled-out vibe of the other locations.

Quality: The same great quality food, drink, service, and atmosphere that you would expect from the Pizza Port chain.

Service: Never had a problem. It seems like we always get some super-chatty bartenders when we are at this location. Probably, because the bars are a little more accessible for just hanging out at this one.

Selection: Probably the smallest selection of the three locations, on our last visit, they had 8 hours beers and 12 guest taps. All is of a good quality though. I had the pleasure of trying both the El Camino IPA and its big hoppy brother, The Killer Dana, on our last visit.

Food: The same tasty selection of Pizza and appetizers as the other locations. We love the home-town Pizza San Clemente here, with its appropriate Spanish flavors.

This is a very cool place and is worth checking out, if only because it definitely is a little different than the other locations. Same great experience though. (1,609 characters)

Photo of QUERCUSAGRIFOLIA
4.43/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

It's always a treat to get down to San Clemente and visit Pizza Port. San Clemente is void of any other restaraunt as far as I know as I only go there to eat and drink at Pizza Port.

Not only do they have a large offering of Port Brewing standards, but they have a decent sized revolving menu of visitor beers. My only gripe is not ever having Hop15 on tap at that location. =( San Clemente has about half of the beers that the Carlsbad location has, but it's also about 1/8th the crowd of the Carlsbad location.

As far as food is concerned, Pizza Port kills it. Some of the best pizza I've found in So Cal. Do yourself a favor and order the ceaser salad and garlic Beer Buddies (baked pizza dough covered in garlic and italian seasoning, severed with marinara and ranch) to start the meal. I've had all the pizzas on the menu, order the San Franciscan if you've got a hankerin' for the meat, Laguna for a lighter vegetarian option.

All in all, for the money, Pizza Port is a great value. We can usually get a salad, appetizer, pizza and beers for two for under $40. They have a great calendar of events on their website:catered bus trips to Padres and Chargers games, Strong Ale festival, and great holiday events (4th of July is AWESOME there)

Pizza Port para vida! (1,273 characters)

Photo of PeprSprYoFace
4.33/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I go here often with some college buddies because we found out it was actually not that far from his house. It has a cool atmosphere. That whole beach pizza place where everyone is cool and laid back. In a pretty nice area as well. The service was good and the bartender was really cool. Letting us sample beers and talking to us about the styles. He was quite knowledgeable but you wouldnt think that because he looked like a typical surfer dude just working there for cash but his surfer dude mentality mixed with a very good knowledge of beer makes the atmosphere great.

Selection is not as good as the Carlsbad Pizza Port but is still great. Have the Warrior Black IPA. Tasty stuff. The Pizza is alwayse great from Pizza Port. And their beer buddies are very good with cheese on them.. Prices are not that bad especially for the beer and this will be our regular stop whenever im in town to visit one of my buddies. (920 characters)

Photo of MiScusi
4.63/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

A- the location is very nice, in a downtown area of San Clemente neighboring strips of boutiques. The layout is interesting and I like it. On the bottom floor it opens up to the street with areas to sit. There is also a bar just inside the door right where one of the outside seating areas opens up. A windy staircase takes you up to the top level where there is another bar, along with some tables and arcade games.

Q- Pizza Port makes great beer and good food. The quality is not lacking.

S- Very prompt when I was there sitting at the bar early in the morning. If you aren't at the bar you have to get up and go to the bar to order for yourself.

S- Pizza Port's beers on tap here were a wheat, golden ale, amber ale, IPA, Scotch Ale, Barleywine, Cask english pale ale, oktoberfest, oatmeal stout, and sharkbite red. Pretty good selection.
The guest taps included Pliny, Blind Pig, Lagunitas IPA, Victory Storm King, Stone/Mik/Alesmith Tripel, Alesmith evil dead red, Alesmith IPA Bear Republic ESB, Paulaner pilsner, Avery White Rascal, Lightning Keller Kolsch, New Belgium La Folie and Giddy Up, Newport Brewing Oktoberfest, and Fox Barrel Cider.
As you can see, a good selection from all over.

Food- I love their pizza, but that's all I've had. The pepperonis are real spicy. (1,284 characters)

Photo of joebrewer
4.58/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

I visited here in September for Lunch. It has a local pizza place atmosphere on the first floor and a bar on the second floor. One thin I really liked was the open balcony on the 2nd floor that overlooked the Pacific.
What stand out here was the beer on tap. I was especially happy to see Russian River IPA on tap along with more than 8 Pizza Port beers and a cask beer.
The food was ok. Good homemade pizza dough, but honestly, there are probably many other places in the area that would meet or surpass this place on food. However, I was amazed at the quality of beer.
I would vacation here if I could to see what they would rotate through on tap. (649 characters)

Photo of arizcards
3.88/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Visited here one early afternoon a few weeks back with Da Boss while vacationing 4 miles up the road at Capistrano Beach.

Atmosphere was OK, it had a well worn feel about the place but you could not beat a wonderful low 70 degree day. Quality was good, I had a couple pints of the Rat Pier Porter and Da Boss had the Shark Attack which were enjoyed. Service was average. Being a self serve place there is not much to comment on. Selection of beer was pretty good. There must have been around 20 beers available to select from. We ordered a pizza which was quite good. Overall value is pretty good. I think we got out of there for less than 40 dollars for a large pizza and 3 pints. I would definitely visit again. (714 characters)

Photo of raiser
4/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 4

I personally like this PP better than the one in Carlsbad, with the exception of the Bottle Shop which really makes Carlsbad a better destination stop. The layout and atmosphere here is just a bit more to my liking, although they are fundamentally the same.

On tap were about 8+ Pizza Port brews and about 10+ guest brews. I don't know what it is but I always like Port brews better in bottle than at the restaurant. I tried Pier Rat Porter and the Brown Ale and they were both decent, but not exceptional. They had some Lost Abbey beers for sale in bottles, but I don't recall seeing any on tap. Strange.

The Guest brews were phenomenal however. I had a Stone 12 (to compare to bottled) and a Racer X which I had never had before. They also had Blind Pig and Speedway Stout tapped among other choices, you really couldn't go wrong.

The Pizza was delicious and served hot and properly cooked. The service was decent but nothing outstanding, order at the bar, they call your number, you pick it up.

For those living in Southern OC you don't have a lot of choices for good beer bars, PP is probably the best bet bar none. (1,123 characters)

Photo of bbothen
3.83/5  rDev -8.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Located right on El Camino in downtown San Clemente. Right across from the Pacific Ocean.

Has a very laid back So Cal vibe. Small bar with a few stools, front patio with 2-3 tables, and a "dining area' of picnic tables + an upstairs area I didn't venture into. The tiny brewhouse is visable behind the bar.

Service has been fine on each visit. Nice friendly young service staff.

8 or so brewed onsite brews & 8 or so quality guest taps. All teh PIzza Port brews are solid, IPA, stout, red. Guest taps when I was there were Racer X, Speedway Stout, Pliny The Elder, etc. Top notch stuff. Also have bottles of Port/Lost Abbey brews to go.

The Pizzas are really great. California style. I love the Monterey that has artichokes & pepperoni. Place your order at the counter & they call your name. No waiters or servers.

Top notch brews & pizza. What else do you need to know? (875 characters)

Photo of DoubleJ
4.13/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

On the outside, it looks like some fancy pizza parlor, but on the inside it's punk and surfer vibe fits well since the brewpub sits less than a mile from the beach. Short wooden tables and benches make up much of the dining room inside, or you can sit at the bar which sits left of the enterance. You can even enjoy your beer on the patio that sits adjacent to the street.

I had very high expectations for the beer, but unfortunately they fell short of the reality. They offer 20+ taps, half are house brews offered at the low price of $4.25, and the other half are guest taps such as Prima Pils and The Czar, generously priced at $4.75. My cask-conditioned stout was a little overhopped, and my friend's Irish Red wasn't very distinguishable from the commercial brands. Nonetheless, the cheap beers and my interest in trying the pizza warrants a future visit from me.

Update 5/19/10: Meat lovers pizza is a yummy one, and the other beers I've tried from here have been better than my first visit. It's still relatively inexpensive, and $14.75 pitchers only sweeten the deal when with friends. (1,096 characters)

Photo of charlzm
4/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Visited around lunchtime on Monday, 02/25/08. Two story wooden fixtured building with parking on roof. Place does get busy, but it was dead when I visited this time. If your tolerance for kid noise is low, either stay away or drink that first pint fast. I counted about 20 taps and one hand pumped cask ale. The guest taps were well chosen micros and crafts, and their own beers are well made, if not always exceptional. The pizza is a little better than the beer, meaning it's damned good. I wouldn't say that you must visit this Pizza Port if it's well out of your way, but it's a great place to stop on the way to or from somewhere along Interstate 5 through Orange County. If there were one of these closer to LA, I would visit it relatively often. (752 characters)

Photo of rxdrewthejew
4.4/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Driving home from San Diego on Saturday, I needed a break. I actually meant to go to Carlsbad for the bottle shop, but couldn't remember which location had the bottle shop, and this was more convenient off the freeway. Easy to find off the main strip in San Clemente. It was quite empty when I got there, but the suited me fine because I was tired and didn't want to stop for too long. Nice little place, although I can imagine it gets packed at peak hours. Sat down at the bar and asked for something light but also an ale. They had an English Pale on tap called Ripper or something (I can't remember, and I didn't bring my notes 'cause I wasn't sure if I was going to drink). It was quite refreshing and really good for an EPA. I would say they had 8-10 of their beers on tap including an IPA, IIPA, brown ale, lager, red ale and porter, and I think a few others. Also had 8-10 guest brews on top, including like 3 AleSmith, a few rogue, a green flash, pliny the elder that I can remember. Made me sad that I couldn't drink more since I still had to drive back to LA. Also got an order of the beer buddies, which for 3 bucks is about as good a deal as you'll ever find. Staff was super friendly, gave everybody samples if they wanted and good recommendations. Pints were 4.50 for Port stuff and 4.75 for the guest taps. Half gallon growlers were 17 for the regular and 21 for the stronger brew which seems reasonable. Plus they were selling some shirts as well as most of the Lost Abbey/Port year round lineup.
I wish there was a place like this in the San Fernando Valley because I'd be there at least once a week. (1,617 characters)

Photo of t0rin0
3.95/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

I stopped here while dropping off a friend. Its easy to find. The place is set up real nice. Theres some tables next to the counter where you order your pizza. Theres also some tables outside and a long bar with a lot of taps. The service was pretty good, the bartender was real helpful. They seemed to have some good guest beers on tap including some beer from Avery and some from Alpine. Actually I enjoyed the guest beers more than the port beers. They also have a case on the wall with some Lost Abbey stuff for sale. The pizza was alright and the prices were a bit high but overall a very enjoyable place to drink and try new stuff. (637 characters)

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3.9/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Stopped in for a late dinner and some beer on a Sunday evening.

Atmosphere was very casual. We used the "rooftop" parking, and entered on the third level (bar), proceeded to the second level (bar), and finally made it to the ground floor (bar, food, brewery). Nice setup, with bar to left (can order beer and food) or counter straight back (food only). Picnic tables for family style seating were off to the right. We put in our food order and headed over to the bar to pick out some beer.

Service was prompt and friendly at both beer and food counters. We knew what we were after, so we didn't test their knowledge very much.

Selection was good. They had about 20 beers on tap, pretty evenly split between theirs and guests. PP beers I recall were Riptide, Way Heavy, Shark Bite, Pier Rat Porter, and Badonk-a-Dunkel (gotta love the name!). Guests included Alesmith Decadence, Stone Ruination and IPA, and Russian River IPA. They also had bottles of most of the Port/Lost Abbey regular line-up. T-shirts and other stuff rounded out the "to go" line up.

Food was quite tasty. We had a pizza and made most of it disappear. Not spectacular, but certainly a cut above most Pizza places.

Overall, a comfortable place to go for some beer and decent pizza. I would go back if I was in the area again. (1,300 characters)

Photo of 86sportster883
3.63/5  rDev -12.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 2

Carl’s Bad Pizza

I stopped in the San Clemente Pizza Port late on a weekday afternoon after a day flying to CA from the East coast. I was hungry, and a bit drained from the flight, so pizza and beer seemed to hold promise. The Pizza Port is right off of I-5, easy to find, and on-street parking was not a problem. When you walk in, the pizza is straight back, the bar & brewing equipment is to the left, picnic table-style seating is to the right and curbside seating is out front. There’s an upstairs, but it was empty of both patrons and service when I first got there so I opted to eat & drink at the street level bar.

On tap, there were about 2 dozen beers. As for their own beers, they offered the Sharkbite Red, Sticky Stout, Doheny Double IPA, Pier Rat Porter, Badonk-a-Dunkel, Way Heavy Scotch/Strong Ale, Riptide (fresh hop strong) Pale Ale and a Trestles Golden Ale.

Guest taps included the Wiehenstephan Pisner, Avery Reverend & White Rascal, Sierra Nevada Pale Bock & Summer Fest, Russian River IPA, Paulner Salvator Dopplebock, Hoptown DUIPA, Victory Hop Devil, Fire Stone Pale, Stone Oaked Arrogant Bastard, Rubicon IPA and the Bear Republic’s Racer 5 IPA.

The $2 Pint of the Night was Stone IPA.

I ordered a small Carlsbad Pizza, but after the 1st slice could not bring myself to eat the crust of the remaining 10in pie. I also tried the “beer buddies” which were OK, especially if you’re just looking to get something in you before drinking. But overall, I found the food to be disappointing.

As for the beer I started with the Sticky Stout which was nice, but hard to truly appreciate at the temperature at which it was served. I was too thirsty to wait for it to warm up too much, yet my initial impression was that it was a pretty solid American stout interpretation. Next I tried the Pier Rat Porter on nitro which was incredibly smooth, had a thick creamy head that coated the glass and had good retention. The taste, again, seemed a touch muted due to the temperature, but it was certainly very drinkable.

So, the beers were solid, the service was friendly and knowledgeable and the atmosphere was predominantly that of a casual surfer hang out. Not a bad place, but not one that I’d drive out of my way to return to. (2,255 characters)

Photo of Floydster
4.58/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

This place was a great stop this summer

16 guest beers and 8 of their own including Pliny the Elder and some beer I have never heard of with 14% alcohol

For 20 dollars including tip on beverages, had a hard to find pint from Sierra Nevada Brewing, 8 three ounce tasters, my girlfriend's soda, and took home a 750ml of their Swami's India Pale Ale, that was a great deal in my book

Pizza was really good, got a medium pepporoni for only 12 bucks, a wheat pretzel for a dollar, and a pulled pork sandwich for a dollar on Monday night

Had a trappist beer on tap which is a rarity to see, Koenings for only 5 bucks ber 12 ounce pour

Their beer was good and the standout being Sharkbite Red while the worst was Amigo Lager

Super cool female bartender and generous workers

Fast service and cannot wait to get back to this place (828 characters)

Photo of IntriqKen
4.4/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Small and charming brewpub matching the community perfectly.
Second floor has video games, tables and bar.
First floor has a seperate bar area from the family pizza area.
Very decent amount of t-shirts, etc for sale in two cabinets at the front of the bar area. Nice outdoor seating area for those seeking sunshine or smoking.
Wonderful list of gust brews (such as Pliney the Elder, etc) along with 12 very good brewhouse brews.
Service was both fast and fun..personel enjoy their jobs and enjoy working with the public.
Food was above average for a typical pizza/brewpub combo.
Recommended very much. Enjoyed the experience here more than at the larger and more know PP in Carlsbad. (690 characters)

Photo of amatuerbeerguy
4.2/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 5

This was the first stop of the day. Did all three the same day. Atmosphere was laid back and quaint. Quality was good, they again brew their own there. Service was excellent, got bench seat outside. Waitress was prompt. Selection had the largest of the three that day. Food was exceptional, nice thin crust pizza. Value was reasonable. Pizza price and beers. Easy to get to, make first stop on way to visit all three, makes for a great day or afternoon. Highly recommend this one over the three, but they are all good to visit. Each offer its own reason, for they visit (569 characters)

Photo of AWolfAtTheDoor
4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

San Clemente Pizza Port is the quintessential beach town casual pizza place, and they just happen to brew fantastic beer as well. Although the place was opened in 2003, the decor makes it look like its been around for at least a couple of decades. Limited outdoor seating, but if you get there early afternoon you should have no problem grabbing a bench, or a table. The pizza here is delicious. Lots of family action here, mom dad and kids. They stay in the main area though, the legal aged crowd tends to congregate around the bar, or on the tables outside.

With all that said, the only thing that I can say negative about Pizza Port is their limited beer selection in comparison to their other two locations. They only have 6 or 7 of their own brews on tap here, plus 6 or 7 guest beers (most of which aren't worth mentioning). Supposedly the guest beers rotate, but not often enough. I'm trying to remember which guest beers were on tap when I was there.. Stella Artois is the only one I can remember. There was also a BMC on tap. I'm hoping they will eventually catch up to the other port locations.

Now please don't let that persuade you from coming here. Their own beers easily easily stand on their own. The laid back casual atmosphere is very welcoming as well. It's just a great place to go with a buddy or three and enjoy some of the most comfortable weather on earth.

**UPDATE 2011**
There are no longer macros on tap. Was re-reading my review, and I can't even remember the last time I saw an InBev beer on tap. Selection is on-par (if not better than) all other Pizza Port locations. (1,601 characters)

Photo of Billolick
3.93/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Wifey was willing, so we made this our third PP stop in our first 2 days in San Diego. It is about 20-30 mins further north from the Carlsbad location. Same idea as the other two, all three actually have the same food menu, the biggest problem I had at this location was the sure decrease in the beer selections available compared to the other two. The had some BA worthy brew, but not nearly the excitement of the other two's offerings. So this place is still worth a visit, its just not the true Beer Hunting destination as the other more southern locations. (560 characters)

Photo of chelovek
4.08/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Made a little get away to south orange county for beer, food and beach. All were accomplished. The place is set in a three story building with parking on the roof. No, Im not kidding; its not like the pool on the roof in high school. Very cozy feel with a bar on the first and second stories and plenty of places to grab a seat. The beer selection was good and all of the offering were tastey but some of the beers I really wanted to try were not there. Quality as usual for pizza port was top notch, beer was fresh as can be and the service was prompt and friendly. The pizza was freaken delicious. I thouroughly enjoyed myself at Pizza port San Clemente but it was not as good as the pizza port in Carlsbad. Again for clarity's sake, I realy enjoyed myself. I just personally prefer the carlsbad location more (811 characters)

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Pizza Port San Clemente in San Clemente, CA
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