Pizza Port Bottle Shop

BA SCORE
95
world-class

47 Reviews
Pizza Port Bottle ShopPizza Port Bottle Shop
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

571 Carlsbad Village Dr
Carlsbad, California, 92008-2304
United States

(760) 720-7007 | map
pizzaport.com

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Added by PizzaPortBottles on 06-23-2008

PLACE STATS
Score:
95
Reviews:
47
Ratings:
80
Avg:
4.34
pDev:
7.6%
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Reviews: 47 | Ratings: 80
Reviews by orangesol:
Photo of orangesol
4.07/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

I decided to walk over here while we were waiting for our pizza next door. Atmosphere was decent, one or two people milling around looking at bottles but other than that it is a typical bottle shop. Quality was pretty good. I didn't see any out of date bottles and they had some nice glasses but the space seemed a little rough around the edges. Service was good, typical "do you need any help," but I was just browsing. Selection was solid, lots of different beers from all over the world with plenty of local options represented as well. I did see a few bottles I would be interested in but the prices were a bit high for my tastes so I passed on them. Overall a nice bottle shop, definitely worth the stop if you are going to Pizza Port but I wouldn't go out of my way to stop in.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4.04/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

A good little spot to stop for bottles, especially if you are already headed to Pizza Port for a pint or two. It is fairly small but has a solid bottle list. When I was there, the service was very friendly and knowledgeable as well.

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Photo of deniserat
5/5  rDev +15.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of chrisjws
4.16/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of sankykid
4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Gobzilla
4/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of speedrrracer
4.09/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

It's always nice to have a bottle shop around. No, it's not the most beautiful place, nor does it feature the largest selection, but they stock an impressively eclectic collection of good beers for so small a place, and enjoying a bottle right there is a plus.

As mentioned in another review, Texas Liquors, just down the street, does have a better selection. Love them too, but check the bottling date if you're buying something that is date-sensitive.

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Photo of cjw333
3.54/5  rDev -18.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Rutager
4.48/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of dwagner003
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of mactrail
3.17/5  rDev -27%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3.5

I would agree almost word for word with Bfarr's review three years ago. If you're at the Pizza Port and want to pick up something to take home, it would be the logical and convenient place to go. Otherwise I'd suggest Texas Liquors a few blocks east for a vastly better selection and about the same issues with old bottles.

Wide array of southern California breweries, though not a lot of depth. I did not find much of interest to me, even though they are so close to the Vista and Escondido brewing centers. But it's worth a visit if you're having a taste in the next-door beer garden. Though that suffers by comparison with the expansive outdoor spaces at Bagby just up the coast highway in Oceanside.

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Photo of DeeDee_Lat33brew
4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of double2chin
3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of Drink_LocalSD
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of HopHead84
3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of GlassHound
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of Ohsdrummer08
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of JackNip
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of brewmastercat
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of MonkeyKnfeFight
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of Rothobinide
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of vfgccp
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

This would be a great Bottle shop on its own, but combine it with the Pizza Port located next door and it is a match made in heaven. Great selection, and awesome outside area to enjoy a few brews with your food from next door.

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Photo of Justinsosmart
4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of GeoChase90
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of BreweryRun
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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Pizza Port Bottle Shop in Carlsbad, CA
4.34 out of 5 based on 80 ratings.
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