Samuel Hornes Tavern | Folsom, California
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Samuel Hornes Tavern
Good based on 9 ratings
Type: Bar

719 Sutter St
Folsom, California United States 95630 [ print map ]
916 293–8207

Hours: Open for lunch at 11:30am, Closes @ 1am on weeknds

Taps: 16 | Bottles: 85

Samuel Hornes Tavern

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9 reviews for Samuel Hornes Tavern
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  80%
 Selection  81%
 Food  77%
 Value  80%
 Overall  81%
 Rating  82%

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77  (321) Reno, Nevada | January 27, 2015| Updated August 20, 2015
a big tap list that is usually of good quality if a little pedestrian...but sometimes you can find a couple gems. they take pride in good pub food as well.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
AgentSteve  (83) SF Bay Area, California | November 3, 2014
Cool atmosphere with a bunch of good local beers on tap. Good pub grub as well.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
marcus  (188) Sacramento, California | November 17, 2013| Updated July 22, 2014
Located on the main drag in old Folsom, this bar has a good selection of taps and a reasonable bottle list. It is a small place, so arrive early for special events. The staff is very friendly and the bar food is pretty good.
donnyb  (1) Sacramento, California | October 26, 2012
One of the best beer bars in Folsom, Ca
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
FOLIO  (3) Sacramento, California | October 31, 2011
One of the best NorCal beer bars I’ve been to outside the Bay Area. Yes, it’s small. Yes, it can be crowded. Yes, it can be loud. But the decor, the character of the building, the beer knowledge of the staff, and most importantly, the beer slection are all fantastic. Nice bottle selection with detailed menus. Great local brew selection and a "Beer from 100-mile radius" happy hour. Combine this with some really tasty burgers, and you’ve got a must stop for craft beer lovers.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
drinkwell  (11) , | October 23, 2011
Nice comfy place in old town Folsom with 16 taps that rotate. Nice seating but small actual bar. Knowledgeable staff and tasty burgers. A must-stop for beer lovers in Folsom. Can get very busy on weekend nights but off times is a great place to relax and enjoy a great selection of beers on tap or in bottles.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
DYCSoccer17  (326) Woodland, California | September 5, 2011
I visited this place for a happy hour one afternoon. It’s very small, and quite crowded with wealthy, caucasian businessmen who probably own Porsches. There are some nice booths to sit at and whatnot. The bathrooms are really nice, but they’re located outside down the alleyway. The beer selection is very nice, with usually several beers that are rare to the area. They have a really nice bottle list, with reasonable prices. I am not sure about the food here, as I did not order any. The service here is good, and the bartenders are knowledgeable. Just a little too small and too crowded. It has the clientele that I would expect from a place in Folsom.
bhensonb  (538) Woodland, California | February 25, 2011
Hit this for Sac Beer Week. Lookin for the Abacus. Got it. Had Pliny on tap. Opened a cask of Union Jack. Staff was accomodating with idiot questions. Well, picky, detailed - not idiot. Kind of a shotgun layout. Head is outside. It understandably brought Jerusalem Tavern in London to miind. Seemed a great place, and probably somewhat of a local. Neat venue.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
HighWine  (29) Whalezbro, Illinois | June 27, 2010
Great new option for craft beer drinkers in the Folsom/Sacramento area. Sam Horne’s has an excellent selection rotating taps. Recent ones include Goose Island Matilda, Lost Abbey Angel’s Share, Jolly Pumpkin Oro De Calabaza, and Stone Sublimely Self Righteous. I’ve been really impressed with the tap selection because they always have plenty of pours that are rare and hard to find in most places. Sam Horne’s features only American craft beers and the bottle options are great, too. Multiple selections from brewers like Firestone Walker (incl. 13th Anniv & Parabola), Rogue, Port Brewing, and Sierra Nevada are common. The available bottles are displayed behind the bar where all orders for food and drinks are placed. A bottle list would be nice especially for when the bar is busy and/or bottles can not be easily identified from a distance. Draught beers are listed on a chalkboard that nicely details the beer’s style, size of pour, ABV, and a scale showing the beer’s relative maltiness and bitterness. A nice touch. The staff is happy to pour a taster of the beers on tap. A full bar is also available for non-beer drinkers. I noticed several good Scotches on the shelf and a bottle of Rogue’s gin. The food is really good. Not sure if the specials are daily or weekly, but there is a featured appetizer dip that is usually delicious, a full food menu, and an old-school style "Blue Plate Special." Expect to find salads, sandwiches, burgers, sausages, and other tavern-type entres. Bottles are available for purchase to-go and the mark-up isn’t outrageous. There’s curbside parking and free city lots within two blocks. Other good beer options like The Cellar, Yaeger’s, and Power House Pub are just a couple blocks away. Mandere’s is a short drive, about two miles, up the road.

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