Bottlecraft - Little Italy

Bottlecraft - Little ItalyBottlecraft - Little Italy
Bottlecraft - Little ItalyBottlecraft - Little Italy
Bar, Beer-to-go

2161 India St
San Diego, California, 92101-1723
United States

(619) 487-9493 | map
bottlecraftbeer.com

Notes:
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.39
Reviews:
29
Ratings:
59
pDev:
7.97%
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Ratings by Camjmorton:
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Rated by Camjmorton from Virginia

4.7/5  rDev +7.1%

Sep 09, 2014
More User Ratings:
 
Rated: 4.3 by REVZEB from Illinois

Feb 24, 2020
 
Rated: 4.52 by GeneralBurden from Minnesota

Jun 26, 2019
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Reviewed by WunderLlama from Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75
Freindly staff in Little Italy

Great beer selections -i happened in for an aslin beer tap takeover = lucky me. Had a Fremont as well

Small number of stools at the bar, some facing outside, a few tables outside and some tables upstairs.

Bottles and refrigerators loaded with a nice variety of locals and beers of note
Mar 21, 2019
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Reviewed by MyBar from California

4.38/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5
Over the phone staff is friendly and helpful but kinda too cool for customers vibe in store. I've never actually been greeted first, I always am the greeter here and have to request assistance if needed (maybe they're shy). Once I initiate contact though, the staff is helpful so I didn't ding them too much on service although there is room for improvement. The selection never lets me down as I always find just what I'm looking for and then some! Parking is an issue with only metered parking or if you get lucky there might be a free spot a few blocks away so I only stop in here after 6pm when parking is free although sometimes still have to drive around the block once or twice till something opens up. Conveniently located on my way home from work so I'll stop in for a few bottles or cans to enjoy with dinner, I've never actually stayed for a drink on the "tasting room" side. There are several restaurants and bars along India street within walking distance so It would be a good stop on a Little Italy San Diego Adventure!
Feb 11, 2019
 
Rated: 4.11 by ThaChaz from California

Jan 06, 2019
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Reviewed by WillieThreebiers from Connecticut

4.54/5  rDev +3.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75
Cool bottle shop /taproom across the street from Ballast Point in Little Italy. Small bar seats about 10, plus a few tables on the sidewalk. 24 assorted craft on tap... plus 5 coolers and some shelves with beer to go. Excellent selection...sells single can... fresh dates. Friendly knowledgeable service. Great place.
Dec 03, 2018
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Reviewed by Rub_This_BBQ from Massachusetts

4.72/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5
lucky to hit up while on the road and it was SD beer week so bottle logic pours and to go a bottle of FOB cannot ask for more. Super nice staff and love the options of 4, 8, 16oz pours so got to taste everything I wanted to off the menu.
Nov 08, 2018
 
Rated: 4.82 by santig0nzalez from Paraguay

Oct 08, 2018
 
Rated: 4.43 by chrisjws from California

Jul 09, 2018
 
Rated: 4.01 by spointon from Illinois

Apr 16, 2018
 
Rated: 4.45 by putonyourwalkingshoes from California

Oct 15, 2017
 
Rated: 5 by deniserat from California

Jun 16, 2016
 
Rated: 4.72 by sd123 from Georgia

Jun 15, 2016
 
Rated: 4.43 by Yermomsfavorite from California

May 03, 2016
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Reviewed by ONovoMexicano from New Mexico

4.33/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25
Excellent spot to hit before or after Ballast Point. Great selection of bottles and cans, some cold and some warm. Also has a solid selection of taps and different pour sizes allowing for full pours or samples.

The vibe is inviting and friendly. Good place to shop and drink simultaneously.
Feb 20, 2016
 
Rated: 4.49 by Mista_Carta from California

Jan 28, 2016
 
Rated: 4.61 by Avatar113 from California

Jan 23, 2016
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Reviewed by scxcrunner from Massachusetts

4.39/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5
might have been my favorite stop on our san diego trip. loved the atmosphere and really liked that you could pick a bottle to go and a bottle to drink at the shop... something you can't do in MA. also had a nice tap list of 10 beers or so.
Dec 11, 2015
 
Rated: 4.72 by Redgoatman from California

Nov 29, 2015
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Reviewed by socon67 from New York

4.68/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5
If you hit up Ballast Point in Little Italy then head across the street when you are done. Small bottle shop with a tap area. Plenty of goodies to try. Societe The Pupil was my first choice. Staff is really nice as well.
Nov 13, 2015
 
Rated: 4.39 by warrendietrich2001 from Nevada

Oct 03, 2015
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Reviewed by dbannister from California

4.53/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5
Bottlecraft is very close to the San Diego Airport (roughly 2 miles from the rental car returns). There is a Ballast Point taproom across the street from it that you can also visit.

Bottlecraft has a great selection of beers on tap and for sale. There are roughly 10 beers on tap and there is a good selection of beer types (IPA, Stout, etc.) The service is really good and the environment is very nice.

I definitely recommend visiting this place. Its also not very far from downtown.
Sep 24, 2015
 
Rated: 4.54 by joshdaut from Illinois

Aug 21, 2015
 
Rated: 4.43 by dddddddd from Washington

Jul 29, 2015
 
Rated: 4.46 by SimcoeKid from California

Jul 17, 2015
 
Rated: 4.68 by EdrickCS from California

Jul 15, 2015
 
Rated: 4.04 by mig100 from Texas

Jun 06, 2015
 
Rated: 4.89 by N17shelfside from California

Jun 05, 2015
 
Rated: 4.61 by rawfish from California

Jun 03, 2015
 
Rated: 4.25 by jaydoc from Kansas

May 18, 2015
 
Rated: 4.37 by benzalman from California

Apr 08, 2015
 
Rated: 4.76 by Betolito from Nevada

Mar 07, 2015
 
Rated: 4.33 by wulfie85 from California

Feb 17, 2015
 
 
Rated: 4.65 by ItsYourBoyBlue from Washington

Feb 09, 2015
 
Rated: 4.64 by NateF90 from Connecticut

Jan 15, 2015
 
Rated: 4.58 by hambone from California

Jan 05, 2015
 
Rated: 4 by DeanMoriarty from California

Dec 13, 2014
 
Rated: 4.75 by Rothobinide from California

Dec 09, 2014
Bottlecraft - Little Italy in San Diego, CA
Place rating: 4.39 out of 5 with 88 ratings