Coronado Brewing Company

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Coronado Brewing CompanyCoronado Brewing Company

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

170 Orange Ave
Coronado, California, 92118
United States

(619) 437-4452 | map

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Nice Place ... I love San Diego

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of jasonsolis
4.65/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of tobyandgina
4.6/5  rDev +14.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

My wife and I had been meaning to try out this place for quite some time before we did. I'm so happy we finally got the chance to visit. The food here is wonderful. A typical brew house menu, but with better ingredients and choices than the standard burgers and onion rings. Some fish on the menu, some Italian dishes. I was very pleased with dinner.

Now, on to the beer! The CBC has an excellent selection of house brews on tap. All the standards - Pales, Stouts, Hefes, etc. The atmosphere is great, mainly due to the location. The service is good and professional. It's definitely a good date spot, or even go to watch the game with friends. I highly recommend this joint.

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Photo of Sasquatch_B_Foot
4.55/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Great food and selection is decent.

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Photo of NathanMcIntyre
4.55/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3

These guys have been killing it since 1996. They have recently been updating their menu and beer roster. With the opening of their new 30 barrel brewhouse on knoxville st and hiring of some amazing up and coming brewers its safe to say they will be keeping up if not destroying the already outstanding beer scene.

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.49/5  rDev +12%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

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4.44/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

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4.43/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of JonAdams
4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
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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4.39/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

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4.38/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of MisterGone
4.38/5  rDev +9.2%
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 DocJitsu
4.36/5  rDev +8.7%
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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4.36/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

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Coronado Brewing Company in Coronado, CA
Brewery rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 7,758 ratings