Dust Bowl Brewing Company

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Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

200 W Main St
Turlock, California, 95380-4850
United States

(209) 250-2042 | map

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Added by jackorain on 06-16-2009

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Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 14
Photo of colts9016
4.45/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

It was a bustling night at the local watering hole in Turlock California. We wait about 30 minutes for a table. We picked up a flight of beer to sample and some food. The beers came we began deciphering what was presented. Five beers, three were very tasty and easy sipping and the other two were not just decent. In fact, I would not lose any sleep if I never got a chance to drink them again. The food came out hot and juicy. The food was very flavorful, cooked perfect, and very tasty. I would go back again and again just for the food. I understood why it was packed like sardines in a tin can. The wait staff was extremely friendly, very helpful, provided excellent service, and had such a positive attitude for being so slammed. The tap selection was plentiful. The vibe of the place was just full of life and bright. Overall, it was a really positive experience. I enjoyed my brief stay and look forward to another visit.

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Photo of Rockjocknroll
4.14/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Finally got a chance to stop into Turlock just before closing to fill some growlers and try some of their brewery-only beers. Rad little spot (wish I would have shown up in time for food!) with a very helpful staff. Beers were on point; the IPAs, lager, barley wine and scotch ales stood out as their best. If you're in the neighborhood there's no better spot to grab great beer in the Central Valley!

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Photo of vikinggary28
4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

This review is for the downtown taproom. Great beers in downtown Turlock. Food selection is good but the place can get crowded in the evening especially on the weekends. Service can get a little slow then but that can be expected. Beer selection is great. Give Dust Bowl a try.

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Photo of RyanK252
4.33/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Their current taproom in downtown Turlock is a not so hidden gem. As such it can get a bit busy, especially around dinner time so be prepared to grab a pint and wait for a table. They are always experimenting with their beer so there is always something new to try. The food is what you could call pub fare with their own spin on it. It has a comfortable kinda laid back restaurant feel with some tables inside as well as a nice patio area. I love coming up with excuses to stop in here.

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Photo of everyman
4.98/5  rDev +16.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

I love this place and make a point to go when in town. Honestly, Dust Bowl is more impressive than most breweries where I live (Sacramento). The food has always been at least good and I'd even say the most recent menu is great. Their beer selection has a few staples but is very diverse, with around ten to twelve house selections. Dust Bowl is busy each day it's open and for good reason. This is truly a beer drinkers destination.

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Photo of Lard_City
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Nice, simple and modern brew pub. Good selection of their beers plus a few from other breweries. Typical but excellent pub food. Lots of tables but can still get crowded on weekend evenings. Go there.

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Dust Bowl Brewing Company in Turlock, CA
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