Marin Brewing Company

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BEER AVG
3.7/5
Marin Brewing CompanyMarin Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1809 Larkspur Landing
Larkspur, California, 94939
United States

(415) 461-4677 | map
www.marinbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
45
Reviews:
1,206
Ratings:
1,971
PLACE STATS
Score:
85
Reviews:
40
Ratings:
70
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
9.76%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 40 | Ratings: 70
Reviews by colonelforbin:
Photo of colonelforbin
4.08/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Very spacious, including a nice long bar area, lots of outside seating and a nice area behind the bar to hang out as well. Can fit a fairly large crowd but is still somewhat intimate, if that makes any sense.

Selection varies and can be great but can also be very sparse. Their IPAs are very good and their San Quentin Breakout Stout is an excellent beer. The porter is excellent as well. I've also enjoyed most of their other beers as well. Triple Dipsea is good, not great and their barleywine is a touch better. Solid IPAs though, and they have started making some Belgian inspired pale ales, which is nice. Had their Cuvee Roge recently, which was a limited edition, bottled, on premises only sour ale, and that was excellent. Wish they made a few more one-offs but they are consistent and very good.

Very nice atmosphere and the food is solid. Haven't had too much, but for me having vegan options is my only concern and they do have some things that I can eat. The outdoor patio is really spacious and quite nice. Can't complain about the service at all.

I'd surely recommend this place as they make very good, consistent beers, but don't be surprised if they only have four or five beers on tap, sometimes they have many more but you never know.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Boilerup
3.84/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 2.75

Photo of vonSchulze
3.58/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

I recently stopped in here on a trip to Northern California. The inside hosts a brewery, bar, and restaurant and I got a definite sports bar type vibe all around. The bartender was quite nice and attentive when I stopped in. They had around 15 beers on tap, most of which they already bottle, and a few one offs. They also can sell certain bottles for on site consumption or to go. The quality of everything was good.

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Photo of firkingroovin
4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.76/5  rDev +1.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Nathan_Short
3.66/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Mikeb8
3.7/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of SanFranJake
3.61/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of braaka
3.64/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of blabaer
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of ronricorossi
4.09/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Russkiy
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of kingpin1010
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of LXIXME
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of MIrvine
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Definite local hot spot, but parking is a nightmare in that center. Get a table outside if you can (and whether permits), but indoor seating is OK too. Food is on the better side of pub grub.

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Photo of wethorseblanket
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Tazmaniandavis
3/5  rDev -18.7%

MBC was one of the first brew pubs to open in the bay. The beers have been consistantly good for a loooong time. Unfortunately though, the food and service at the brewpub has taken a steep dive over the years.

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Photo of jp11801
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of pisano
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of joelambic
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of gymnastcarol
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Beer21
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of capuchinpilates
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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Marin Brewing Company in Larkspur, CA
85 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.
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