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Coronado Brewing Company

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3.75/5
Coronado Brewing CompanyCoronado Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

170 Orange Ave
Coronado, California, 92118
United States

(619) 437-4452 | map
coronadobrewingcompany.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
114
Reviews:
1,844
Ratings:
7,257
PLACE STATS
Score:
88
Reviews:
61
Ratings:
143
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
6.39%
 
 
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0
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Reviews by Boilermaker88:
Photo of Boilermaker88
3.7/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

I stopped by here while on an overnight stay on Coronado Island. I only had time to enjoy a pint and take in the place before heading back to my hotel.
Just off to the left of the entrance is a small patio area. Once inside, the place is divided into two sections, a dining area to the right and the bar area to the left. I felt the place was a bit cramped and a bit dark thanks to the copious amounts of dark wood and sepia-tinged lighting.
Okay, the beers. On-tap were Coronado's honey ale, blonde, Four Brothers pale ale, Mermaid red, Island Weizen, Point Loma porter, Outlet stout, Hoppy Daze IPA and Beachin' Bay barleywine. I opted for a pint of the IPA which I found quite satisfying. Growlers were available and also bottles of the Mermaid Red and Blonde. Supposedly the porter also but I didn't see it. Overall, I thought the selection was pretty good, covering a good range of styles and suited to meet the needs of nearly everyone. The price of a pint was $5, pretty much what I'd expect to pay.
I didn't sample any food but a look at the menu showed they serve all the usual pub fare, and at reasonable prices. The service was acceptable. The young gal behind the bar was rather disinterested in waiting on me but I rather expected that, given I had my wife and kid in tow. Still, I got my beer promptly and we settled up my tab with no problems so I was good with it.
Overall, I'd like to get back to the Coronado Brewing Co. to get a better opinion of all their beers. I'll make a point of stopping in and staying longer the next time I'm on Coronado Island. Worth checking out.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of krbrevard
4.36/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of SSS
3.7/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4.5

Beer was fresh and the variety was abundant. Good selection of different beers as well as some rarer finds. The service was okay, I did not have food and the vibe was okay too. I was there during lunch time.

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Photo of Donkster46
4.1/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Holopirek
3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of nobodywonder
4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of dmorgan310
4.23/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of aknalley
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of NJNYC732
3.86/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of kingpin1010
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of theDuck
4/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of hexacron
4.49/5  rDev +14.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of keng1343
3.6/5  rDev -7.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 2.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of ljc973
4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of angryhobo13
3.56/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 2.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

A very nice establishment, situated on beautiful Coronado Island. Hard to find if you don't pay attention to where you're going sometimes, but the building is very nice. Food is decent quality, but it's known mostly for it's beer. Had to go to the bar to get my beer, the waiter forgot to bring mine to me. Otherwise good experience.

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Photo of Davepoolesque
3.46/5  rDev -11.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Standard brew pub. Prices are a bit on the high side, but it is Coronado Island, so it's to be expected. Beers were middle of the road at best.

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Photo of mwaltz99
4.33/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of TimH3
4.43/5  rDev +13.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of mabermud
4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

After living in SD for 36 years, I finally stopped in for a bite to eat and a couple of beers.

What do you expect for a lunch time vibe. This place reminds me of being on an island bungalow. This place is a quality establishment that offers quality craft beer and food. Well, it is in Coronado. The beer selection was very good. I had an Idiot IPA and 19th Anniversary IIPA. Good stuff. The vegetarian burger was also good to go.

I would recommend this place to anyone visiting Coronado.

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Photo of melvis
4.35/5  rDev +11.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of jasonsolis
4.65/5  rDev +18.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of MisterGone
4.38/5  rDev +12%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Note: this is for the Imperial Beach location, which is not an option on BA yet. Little L-shaped place right across the street from the beach and a block from the pier... a tiny IB block. Seating is self-select, ordering done at the front counter. If crowded (went on a summer Friday and it was fine - farmers market on the pier also going on), get seats first then order. Small - in a good way - set of burgers, sandwiches, salads, pastas, apps. Full compliment of CBC brews on tap.... and 12s and 22s and growlers and 6-ers and...

Had the ceasar. That seems boring, but it is a benchmark test - ther dressing must be properly salty and lemony for me. It was. A bit thick, which I like. Also had the ceviche, which was very fresh and properly tart. Paired with the For Days Session IPA, because driving. Kid had a burger. That thing was pretty big, but it runs juicy so I'd flip it and eat it Hodad style (burger on top, garnish on bottom) to avoid soggy bun.

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Photo of jaydoc
3.79/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of JoelClark
4.14/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of WestMichiganWhaler
4.1/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Food was good. So was beer. Several options other than the standards you can pick up at the store. Still, left a little underwhelmed. Especially with all the other players in the San Diego craft beer scene.

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Coronado Brewing Company in Coronado, CA
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