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Marin Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.75/5
Very Good
2,028 Ratings
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PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1809 Larkspur Landing
Larkspur, California, 94939
United States

(415) 461-4677 | map
marinbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
49
Reviews:
1,219
Ratings:
2,028
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.72/5
Reviews:
40
Ratings:
71
pDev:
11.56%
 
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Reviews by czechsaaz:
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4.18/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Full disclosure, this was the first brewpup I set foot in, and my brother is a long-time employee so it has a special place in my heart.

Big space with lots of tables and at least 30 seats at the bar with another 25-30 on the back bar that seperates the bar from the dining area. There are drawings on the back of coasters, Marin bicycle, and lots of photos on the walls (I'm in a couple photos).

Marin beer is pretty f'in good. Like a lot of brewpubs, there are some beers I don't care for (blonde, fruit beers) but a lot I like (IPA, Stout, Porter, Doppelweizen, barleywine.) In 15+ years I've never had an undrinkable beer here which says a lot IMO. Some beer are O.K., most are good, some are great and occasionally they are sublime.

I usually sit at the bar and ther service is quick and good.

Food here is typical brewery food but some things are really better than most brewpubs.

This a great brewpub that has stood the test of time (in American craft brew history at least) and isn't going anywhere. They may not be the most innovative or risk-taking with their beers but they are solid.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of gr8fulbeerhead
4.05/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Boilerup
3.84/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 2.75

Photo of vonSchulze
3.58/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.74/5  rDev +0.5%
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 +8.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.84/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Nathan_Short
3.66/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Mikeb8
3.7/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of SanFranJake
3.61/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of braaka
3.64/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of blabaer
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of ronricorossi
4.09/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Russkiy
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of kingpin1010
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of LXIXME
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of MIrvine
4/5  rDev +7.5%

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 +7.5%

Photo of Tazmaniandavis
3/5  rDev -19.4%

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 +14.2%

Photo of pisano
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of joelambic
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of gymnastcarol
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Beer21
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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Marin Brewing Company in Larkspur, CA
Brewery rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 2,028 ratings
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