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Pizza Port Solana Beach

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BEER AVG
3.86/5
Pizza Port Solana BeachPizza Port Solana Beach
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

135 North Highway 101
Solana Beach, California, 92075
United States

(858) 481-7332 | map
www.pizzaport.com

Notes:
The original location opened in March 1987 by Gina and Vince Marsaglia. Not affiliated with The Lost Abbey / Port Brewing.

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BEER STATS
Beers:
321
Reviews:
1,897
Ratings:
6,097
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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
93
Reviews:
92
Ratings:
153
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
7.86%
 
 
Taps:
26
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 92 | Ratings: 153
Reviews by charlzm:
Photo of charlzm
4/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 1.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Visited for lunch on Tuesday, December 28th 2010.

I am torn over this Pizza Port location. Yes, it has an awesome beer lineup, including their own Port Brewing brand which is always interesting and occasionally brilliant. Yes, the pizza is top-notch. Yes, yes, the employees always have a sunny attitude and are easy on the eyes.

But I'm not enjoying so much the communal picnic tables (recently reconfigured to make seating a little less onerous), the overall din, the 1.6 million sports channels on flatscreens everywhere you look and absolute inescapable toddlers. On my way from the bench area we staked out to the soda fountain, I found myself dodging and weaving around no less than four different kids under age 5. When I got to the fountain, I had to wait for an eight year old to decide what she wanted to drink. And then had to get out of a mom's way who was trying to get through with a stroller.

I like my pizza and beer with grown ups, for the most part.

Oh, and it gets stupidly busy at night - you wait in line to get in to wait for a table. No thanks.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Oidmoe
3.75/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Ryannotbryan
4.08/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of deniserat
5/5  rDev +19%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Shysty
4.95/5  rDev +17.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Staff is friendly. Whats so cool about pizza port is that all of the locations brew different beer. If you are lucky the person that brewed that beer. There are alot of beers that think should make it to canning like swamis or kooks did. All of the locations that i have been to have been packed full of people. The pizza was ok, not anything i would stand out to me. Very cool brewery. I would say that they take their beers seriously but they are not snobs about it.

Oh and the best thing about the beers that they brew there is that each beer has its own art that i believe is created by the brewer themselves. For example the original artwork for swamis is way different than what made it on the can. i wish they sold some of the art or made available on stickers. Good job guys!

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Photo of darthmandrew
4.76/5  rDev +13.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

What a great place! Let me tell you.

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Photo of AdamSteve
4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of warrendietrich2001
3.41/5  rDev -18.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of RRCTWO
4.21/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3

Photo of Stevenw7474
4.19/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of sheenisgod
4.31/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of theDuck
4/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Gobzilla
4/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Spreetaper
4.09/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of raiderandbeerfan
3.63/5  rDev -13.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

The original! Funny thing is, it might be my least favorite. Vibe is awesome, its Pizza Port! Surf vibe, cool pizza and arcade 80s feel and shit. Its all wooden picnic tables inside, a row of plastic tables I think out front.

They don't seem to be as friendly, nor do they offer as good of a selection as every other PP location. Growler prices, especially refills are ridiculous.

This spot is all about the location and pizza.

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Photo of Dave_Treat
4.01/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Very good pizza and beer. Nice selection of their own brews and a number of other locals. Staff was very nice. To get beer or food you stand in line, which can get long. Place was very busy, but line went fairly quick.

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Photo of Brushkanna
3.74/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

I went for the beer; the vibe was loud and when they called out the food orders by name it was very loud. It has a just out of college type feel. They have sports playing on the TVs. The beer was really good and the server had an opinion and knowledge which was great. We had salad, wings and pizza to eat. I did not enjoy the pizza at the Port, it had doughy soft crust with tasteless cheese. My west coast friend love the pizza, but I did not. I recommend the beer and the wings.

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Photo of IndianaAndy25
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

I went to the Carlsbad location and loved it. Great tap list, service, and food.

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Photo of kmanjohnson
3.94/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of DrunkinYogi
4.29/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of kingpin1010
4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of rudimon
3.68/5  rDev -12.4%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Sasquatch_B_Foot
3.49/5  rDev -16.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

I do love this place, the vibe is surfy, beer selection is weak and the food is mediocre. But the location and vibe is great.

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Photo of drewone
4.03/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of psweendogg
4.45/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

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Pizza Port Solana Beach in Solana Beach, CA
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