Second Street Brewery

BEER AVG
3.79/5
Second Street BrewerySecond Street Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

1814 2nd St
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505-3848
United States

(505) 982-3030 | map
secondstreetbrewery.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
56
Ratings:
150
Reviews:
37
PLACE STATS
Score:
90
Ratings:
40
Reviews:
18
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
6.95%
 
 
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Ratings: 40 |  Reviews: 18
Reviews by rowew:
Photo of rowew
4.2/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Stopped in for drinks, too full from lunch to try the food. Very cold day, but despite that there were a couple people enjoying a pinon fire in the chiminea on the patio. Once inside it was a large area, orange and red rough walls and high ceilings. Large bar in the back, bar was full but there were some tables available. We ordered some beer samplers, and a glass of locally produced mead. Beers were all nice examples of the style, with many of them ranging towards hoppy (three pales or IPAs in the sampler). All of the beers were well made, and the staff was friendly and attentive despite a busy atmosphere. The food going out looked great - I definitely want to give it a try next time I'm in the area.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of HeartofMiami
4.3/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of coldshowers
3.68/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3.75

Photo of teamwiggum
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of GRG1313
3.99/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Chickenshack
3.53/5  rDev -12.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3.25

Photo of Ron22
4.43/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Amazing food and decent beer selection. Would meet friends for lunch or dinner, live music, overall a good place. Go check it out, you won't be disappointed, especially if you go to the location actually on 2nd street.

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Photo of DoctorZombies
4.33/5  rDev +7.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Busy, touristy, but staff was friendly and knowledgeable. They brew good beers too.

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Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of PretzelCity
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Dmmflys
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

beer is OK, live band playing, food is good

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Photo of kingpin1010
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of OrestesMethuon
4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of soenahs
4.52/5  rDev +12.2%

Photo of gatheredwaters
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Hoppybob
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of LXIXME
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of PJSamora
4.49/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of coombski
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of kvnklingler
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Kappakoosh
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Photo of nickfl
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Lagerquestrian
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of CBearNM
4.66/5  rDev +15.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

(This review is for the Second Street location, they have another location in the Railyard area)

Beer is not one of the first things that come to mind when one thinks of Santa Fe, NM. But that is changing. There are several very good places to taste the local brews and Second Street is one of the best.

As a local brewery the selection varies with on a monthly basis. Once they run out, you have to wait for the next batch. The seasonal options range from good to excellent. I tend to like trying different styles as they come up, but the standbys of IPA and Kolsh are always welcomed and available.

The names of the beers that they have available are on hanging wooden signs, but to get more detailed information on them, check out the 'menu' on the table. The listings have the ingredients as well as the ABV ratings other data. (Note, they don't serve harder alcohol, only beer and as I recall, maybe a couple varieties of wine as well as soft drinks. Remember, this is a brewery.)

If in doubt, request a sampler of their current offerings. Well worth the small investment, but I rarely find one I don't like. The narrowing process is more to help me select the best choice.

The service is very good. If you have any problems, they work hard to correct them. Ernie Bob is a great asset to the staff. He makes you feel like you've known him forever by the time you leave. And by now, he will just bring me what he thinks I'll like best.

The food is good for the typical bar variety. The green chili cheese fries and fish & chips are two standbys. But the daily specials usually offer a great value that pleases.

All in all, one of my favorite places to meet up with friends after a tough day at work. Usually, on Thursdays - Saturdays, they feature local musical acts in the evening.

Whether you are a visitor to Santa Fe or a local, it's a great place to have a bite and taste some unique beer.

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Second Street Brewery in Santa Fe, NM
3.79 out of 5 based on 150 ratings.
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