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Coronado Brewing Company

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BEER AVG
3.74/5
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:
1,780
Ratings:
7,021
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
88
Reviews:
61
Ratings:
142
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
10.03%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
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Reviews by DocJitsu:
Photo of DocJitsu
4.36/5  rDev +12.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

My wife and I arrived here about 10 minutes after it opened on a Friday mid-morning after paying a visit to the historic Del Coronado Hotel. We parked just off of Orange Ave. and walked up Orange to get to the brewpub. What a cute, clean area. We stopped to say hi to a snow white, long haired Tom cat named Sam. He was just chillin' on the sidewalk. Coronado Brewing's storefront is very attractive--brick with a hanging wooden sign, brass lettering above, with an adjacent painted Coronado emblem. The inside is very nice with wood everywhere. Brew kettles and fermenters are visible behind the bar. The service was pleasant, accommodating, and friendly. In fact, Ron Chapman, the CEO and co-founder had observed me taking notes on all the beers I was trying. He came over to introduce himself and tell me a little about the history of the brewery and his excitement about the craft brew explosion in San Diego. Coronado was among a handful of craft brewers in the San Diego area before anyone even really knew what "craft beer" meant.

Flights are available. I won't review the beers here, I've done that for each individual one I tried. Suffice it to say that Coronado has positioned itself solidly in one of the most competitive, growing artisan beer markets in the world. I was very impressed. I can't wait to go back. This time for some lunch or dinner in addition to a few pints.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of SSS
3.7/5  rDev -4.9%
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 +5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Holopirek
3.98/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of nobodywonder
4.15/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of dmorgan310
4.23/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of aknalley
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of NJNYC732
3.86/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of kingpin1010
3.85/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of theDuck
4/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of hexacron
4.49/5  rDev +15.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of keng1343
3.6/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 2.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of ljc973
4.15/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of angryhobo13
3.56/5  rDev -8.5%
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 -11.1%
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 +11.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of TimH3
4.43/5  rDev +13.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of mabermud
4.15/5  rDev +6.7%
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 +11.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of jasonsolis
4.65/5  rDev +19.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of MisterGone
4.38/5  rDev +12.6%
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 -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of JoelClark
4.14/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of WestMichiganWhaler
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
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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Photo of JonAdams
4.4/5  rDev +13.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Just in for the beers, have to report on the food another time!

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Coronado Brewing Company in Coronado, CA
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