San Diego Breweries

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Experience award-winning San Diego breweries. Beer enthusiasts have much to celebrate in San Diego. There are more than thirty craft breweries producing quality beer in the area. Visit the best breweries in the area!






Top Breweries in San Diego

Alesmith Brewing Company
Address: 9368 Cabot Dr., San Diego, CA
Telephone: (858) 549-9888
Open Thurs.-Fri. 2-7 PM; Sun. Noon-4 PM
Award-winning producer of handcrafted brews. Tours are available on the last Saturday of each month. Call ahead for reservations. Located off Miramar Rd. between 15 and 805.

Alesmith Brewery - San Diego

Alpine Beer Company
2351 Alpine Bldvd., Alpine, CA
Telephone: (619) 445-2337
Open Tues.-Sat. Noon - 6 PM
A small brewery producing quality beer.

Aztec Brewing Company
2330 La Mirada Dr. Su. 300, Vista, CA
Open Fri. 4-8 PM; Sat. Noon-6 PM
Beers range from mild to strong and are produced with a variety of alcohol levels at this local brewery.

Backstreet Brewery
15 Main St., #B100, Vista, CA 92083
Telephone: (760 407-7600
This brewery has multiple locations in California.

Ballast Point Brewing Company

Ballast Point Brewing Company
Address: 10051 Old Grove Rd. Su. B, San Diego, CA
Telephone: (858) 695-2739
Open Mon.-Sat. 11 AM - 9 PM; Sun. 11-6
This brewery is located in Scripps Ranch. Their original location (5401 Linda Vista Rd. is still open as well.

Blind Lady Ale House (BLAH)
Address: 3416 Adams Ave., San Diego
Telephone: (619) 544-0555
Open T-Th 5 PM - Midnight; Fri.-Sun. 11:30 - Midnight
Enjoy outstanding beer and great food at BLAH. Voted one of the Top 100 American Beer Bars for 3 years in a row.

Breakwater Brewing Company
101 N. Coast Hwy., Oceanside, CA
Telephone: (760) 433-6064
Breakwater serves pizza, their own special brews, as well as other local beers. Open for lunch and dinner.

Callahan's Pub & Brewery
Address: 811 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego
Telephone: (858) 578-7892
Callahan's is an Irish style pub serving food as well as beer.

Callahan's Pub & Brewery

Coronado Brewing

Coronado Brewing Company
Address: 170 Orange Avenue, San Diego, CA
Telephone: (619) 437-4452
Opens daily at 11 AM


Green Flash Brewing Company

Green Flash Brewing Company
6550 Mira Mesa Blvd., San Diego
Telephone: (858) 622-0085
Open Tues.-Fri. 3-9PM; Weekends noon-9PM
Green Flash is located in the Sorrento Valley area not far from I-805. Stop by and sample the great beers from this San Diego brewery.


Hess Brewing
Address: 7955 Silverton Ave., Su. 1201, San Diego
Telephone: (619) 887-6453
Open Wed.-Thurs. 2-7 PM; Fri. 2-8PM; Sat. 1-5 PM
Hess Brewing is San Diego's first licensed nano-brewery. It produces small, handcrafted batches of beer. It's located off Miramar Rd. between 805 and 15.

Hess Brewing

Iron Fist Brewing Co.
Address: 1305 Hot Spring Way #101, Vista, CA
Telephone: (760) 216-6500
Open Thurs.-Friday 3-8 PM; Sat. Noon-6 PM; Sun. Noon-5 PM

Julian Brewing Company
Address: 315 Main St., Julian
Telephone: (760) 765-3757

Karl Strauss Brewing Company

Karl Strauss Brewing Company
Address: 5985 Santa Fe St., San Diego, CA
Telephone: (858) 273-2739
Karl Strauss has multiple locations in the San Diego area. The Karl Strauss Brewery Gardens in Sorrento Mesa is a gorgeous location for a wedding.

Mission Brewery
Address: 779 Anita St. Su. A, Chula Vista
Telephone: (619) 628-0500
One of the first commercial San Diego breweries. This brewery opened in 1913, but closed during Prohibition. It reopened in 2007.

Monkey Paw Pub & Brewery
Address: 805 16th St., San Diego
Telephone: (619) 358-9901
Open Noon - 1 AM except on Saturdays when it closes at 2 AM
They serve their own beer on tap as well as favorite beer from other breweries. Serving lunch and dinner as well. This is the place to enjoy a well balanced handcrafted ale along with a juicy cheesesteak sandwich.

New English Brewing Company
Address: 11545 Sorrento Valley Rd. Su. 305, San Diego
Telephone: (619) 857-8023
Open Thurs.-Fri. 4-7 PM; Sat. 2-6 PM
New English Brewing Company specializes in English style ales.

New English Brewing Company

On-The-Tracks Brewery
Address: 5674 El Camino Real, Su. G, Carlsbad
Telephone: (760) 550-9688
Open Thurs.-Fri. 4:30-7:30; Sat. 1-4 PM
This family owned San Diego brewery produces beers in the Scottish and English style. They specialize in Ales, Porters, and Stouts.

Rockbottom
Address: 401 G St., San Diego, CA
Telephone: (619) 231-7000
Open Sun.-Wed. 11:30 AM - Midnight; Thurs.-Sat 11:30 AM - 2 AM
There are multiple locations throughout the United States.

San Diego Brewing Company

San Diego Brewing Company
Address: 10450 Friars Rd. #L, San Diego, CA
Telephone: (619) 284=2739
Open Mon.-Thurs. 11 AM - Midnight; Fri.-Sat. 11 AM - 1 AM; Sun. 10 AM - 10 PM
San Diego Brewing offers a varied menu serving salads, burgers, and sandwiches for both lunch and dinner. They feature their own brews as well as other local beers.

Stone Brewing Company
Address: 1999 Citracado Parkway, Escondido
Telephone: (760) 471-4999
Open Mon.-Thurs. 11 AM - 9 PM; Fri.-Sat. 11 AM - 10 PM; Sun. Noon-7 PM

Stumblefoot Brewing Company
Address: 1784 La Costa Meadows Dr., San Marcos
Telephone: (760)510-9033
Open Thurs. 4-7 PM; Fri. 3-8 PM; Sat. Noon-6 PM
Visit their tasting room to sample their outstanding artisan crafted beers.

Wet 'N Reckless Brewing
Address: 10054 Mesa Ridge Ct., Su. 132, San Diego
Telephone: (858) 480-9381
Open Wed.-Fri 4:30-7 PM; Sat. -7 PM
This small San Diego brewery is located in the Sorrento Valley area. You can only get Wet 'N Reckless beer at this San Diego brewery where it is made. Visit soon and enjoy a taster, pint or take home a growler.

Wet 'N Rickless Brewing



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