Taproom by Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
92
outstanding

145 Ratings
Taproom by Firestone Walker Brewing Co.Taproom by Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

1400 Ramada Dr
Paso Robles, California, 93446-3993
United States

(805) 238-2556 | map
firestonebeer.com

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PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Ratings:
145
Reviews:
52
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
7.52%
 
 
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Ratings: 145 |  Reviews: 52
Photo of tasteology408
3.5/5  rDev -15%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 2 | food: 4.5

Not much to sample here. They only serve 3 of 4 beers that you cannot buy at the store anyway. Plus they were out of half of those plus 2 others. Pointless to go if you can't even try different beer.food was awesome very high quality. You get what you pay for.

But over all it was like going to bjs.

More restaurant than brewery if you ask me. Not sure what the hype is but I would not come here ever again. Go to barrel works instead

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Photo of CJNAPS
4.9/5  rDev +18.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Great vibe, great beer I can not say enough nice things about this place cheers. I could have stayed in the beer store for hours. The tour was great. It was like a Firestone compound...beer store, taproom, shipping & Receiving and restaurant.

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Photo of dutesanch
4.44/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Great service from attractive waitresses. Only flaw was that most of the beers served were ones you can buy at any grocery store. Enjoyed the multiple rounds of 5oz taster pours anyway. Food is excellent.

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Photo of Lurkerson
4.53/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Ernie_The_Dude
4.53/5  rDev +10%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Nice place. My only negatives that the great beers that Firestone Walker puts out is not on tap at the "mother brewery". As I was driving in from Monterey, I took a detour to sample something I never tried before, I was a bit disappointed. I had an 8 oz pour of Parabola. it is a good beer but at my regular spot, I get the same beer in a 10.5 oz pour at a better price and an overall better selection of their unique beers. All in all, a cool place to visit. A good spot to buy a tee shirt but, check the section if you are planning to stop in just for a beer.

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Photo of sohearn
4.48/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of kmoen
4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of chaospandemic
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of mig100
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of tprinzing
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Firestone Walker is one of my favorite breweries. For my birthday my family took me to the brewery for a tour and lunch. We all had a great time. I had Stickee Monkey, Anniversary 18, Double DBA, and Aggrestic. I took growlers home of Wookey Jack and Double Jack. I felt like the food was pretty good, but the beer is definitely the best part. It was a really fun day.

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Photo of ThirstyHungryLife
4.39/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of spark3148857
4.29/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of pestalinc
4.59/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of Drink_LocalSD
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of DCLAguy11
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of define333
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of RogueOz
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Firestone does a great job overall.The private tasting area available is separate to the main restaurant, although you can also sit at the bar in the main facility and do flights. Parking here can be a mess, especially in inclement weather, parking on the curb-less road and limited stalls on premises. The bottle sales area is much larger, which also seem to be the brewery tour gathering area, so it can be occasionally very crowded. This is the main brewing facility so the vibe here is much different to the Buelton facility, which is more storage than production. The menu is identical, and tap-list similar to Buelton. I attended a Feral release in Buelton that also coincided with the 14 Parabola release. They offered 4yr flights in this facility but not at Buelton on the day of the release. I'm not sure if this is always the case for such releases. I stop by here when I can. Price for food is a little more than most places but the food is of quality and freshness. Hope this helps. Cheers.

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Photo of simplejj81
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Great beer and great prices on beer. Good food, expect to pay $12-$25 per person for food. I'd go back if i was ever in the area, but its not near much. Union Jack and their dark beers are outstanding.

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Photo of Jamie4beer
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of HaoleToYou
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of indianabeerman
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of Such_a_b-tch
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Photo of AlexM
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of petermethot
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of ubiq3000
5/5  rDev +21.4%

Taproom by Firestone Walker Brewing Co. in Paso Robles, CA
4.12 out of 5 based on 145 ratings.
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