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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
marinbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
47
Reviews:
1,207
Ratings:
1,987
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 czechsaaz:
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4.18/5  rDev +13.3%
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 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

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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 MonkeyPilates
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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Marin Brewing Company in Larkspur, CA
3.7 out of 5 based on 1,987 ratings.
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