North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom & Grill

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BA SCORE
86
very good

32 Reviews
North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom & GrillNorth Coast Brewing Co. Taproom & Grill
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

444 N Main St
Fort Bragg, California, 95437-3216
United States

(707) 964-3400 | map
www.northcoastbrewing.com

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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
86
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
61
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
10.88%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 32 | Ratings: 61
Reviews by Troyone:
Photo of Troyone
4.18/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Located on the east side of route 1 there is not really much of a view of the beautiful area from the Taproom/Restaurant. Inside there is a nice bar area with a fireplace and a view of the brewery across the street. The restaurant area is in a different room and there is a spacious patio area.

All stainless steel tap nozzles, wood tables, chairs, bar, and bar cabinet along with the fireplace gives the place some character. Did not see the kitchen and the restroom was clean.

Service was friendly and knowledable, befriend your bartender.

All of the North Coast and ACME beers were available, no cask available today (two cask engines) or guest beers. Possible notables being the ACME beers and definite notables being the Old Rasputin I. Stout and Prangster. A local favorite is to (if I remember correctly) blend two thirds Old 38 Stout with one third Old Rasputin, evidently to get a pint size heavy Stout (by law).

The food was a disappointment even with others at the bar however one noted that the fish and chips were their specialty.

Beer was reasonable and food was expensive.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Piglet_rulz_da_yard
3.99/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of LXIXME
4.01/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of gandres
3.59/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4 | food: 1.5

Visited at 8pm
Ambiance: Good place
Service: took some time before we were able to get the servers attention, long time to get bill- slow and confused
Selection: Good beer selection
Value: a bit pricey food
Overall: beers are good but not the food

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Photo of rodbeermunch
2.66/5  rDev -29.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3 | service: 2.25 | selection: 2.5 | food: 2

Amazingly beautiful locale in Fort Bragg, CA, this is pretty much like most of the town, right on the seashore.

Always a little chilly here, no matter what time of year.

Selection is the same stuff on the shelf at Safeway. Food is far more expensive than the quality. The staff generally don't know much about the beers. Or why there are no brewpub only selections more often than not.

Bar is real cool decor wise as well, but ultimately, their gift shop is expensive, their food is expensive, nothing to see here. I'll always like Red Seal and Old Raspy, but damn if there isn't any reason to go to this place.

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Photo of sjrider
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of marshrat63
4.45/5  rDev +18%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Masonpp85
4.26/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Barracudas
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

A very scenic and very relaxing drive through redwood forests and then one comes out right on the coast. A good place to go to on the north coast, with a very good selection of beers!

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Photo of WillDavis707
4.45/5  rDev +18%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.75

Very cool spot in downtown Fort Bragg. Food here is amazing, oysters and fish and chips are my favs.

Not a huge lineup of beers but what they do, they do very well.

Also never any brewery exclusives or one-offs. Don't even have BA Old Rasputin on tap.

All their beers you can buy in the store, so the only reason to come here if for the restaurant.

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Photo of The_Woodling
4.48/5  rDev +18.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of ClayPA
3.83/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Photo of tazzman
4.16/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Kishanti
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of HippieDave56
3.12/5  rDev -17.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Spice_Navigator
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Alpar
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of david18
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of walt5
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Hop-o-saurus
3.95/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

So this place is a bit on the pricey side but you really do get what you pay for. The location is amazing, situated just feet from the Pacific Ocean. The town of Fort Bragg has this strange sense of community and when I walked in to the brewery I felt that same sense of community. There were all different types of people and they were all friendly and quick to start a conversation. This brewery makes the best dark and malty bold beers that I've had.

Cheers

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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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North Coast Brewing Co. Taproom & Grill in Fort Bragg, CA
86 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.
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