United States > California > Oceanside
Beer Available At Breakwater Brewing Co. (arranged by most recent)
Breakwater Walkabout Stout - Chocolate and Coffee , Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Steady As She Gose , Breakwater Tis Wit It Is , Breakwater Barrel 5 , Breakwater Perfect Day , Breakwater DMJ IPA 85, Breakwater Pastiche Pale , Breakwater Kali Kush Pale 56, Breakwater Brush Fire Porter , Breakwater Walkabout Stout 81, Breakwater Rasbiscus Mead - Heatwave (Spicy) Edition , Breakwater Walkabout Stout - Toasted Coconut , Breakwater Summah Session , Breakwater Rasbiscus Mead 47, Breakwater Old Blue Eyes 70, Breakwater Railslide Red 46, Breakwater Beach Honey 37, Breakwater Beavers Milk Stout , Breakwater Imperial Pale Lager , Breakwater Full Nelson
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GT2 (567) San Diego County , California | July 15, 2014
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 14/20
Type. . . . . . . . . . ..Brewpub
Level. . . . . . . . . . .Medium
Location. . . . . . . .Excellent, Downtown
Prices. . . . . . . . . ..Low, $1 Tasters
Tap Selection. . . .15 House, 10 Guest+
Bottle Selection. .Unknown
Samplers. . . . . . ...Yes, 6 for $6
Full Pours. . . . . . .Yes
Beer Level. . . . . ...Average to Below Average
Food. . . . . . . . . . .Yes, Pizza & Burgers
Food Level. . . . ...Low
Staff. . . . . . . . . . ..Inconsistent
Growlers. . . . . . ...Possibly
Noise Level. . . . ..Medium to Loud
Dťcor. . . . . . . . . ..Outdated, Chain Brewpub Look
Good for Kids. . ..Maybe
Parking. . . . . . . ...Restricted Street
WiFi. . . . . . . . . . ..No
Cash Only. . . . . ..No
Comments: Breakwater despite being outdated and with inconsistent beer that is anywhere from very good to very bad, they have a lot of house beers on tap including special cask only one-offs. With 6 for $6 tasting flights, it is super cheap and a no-brainer if you are going here to get your tick on. But if you are wanting to pound a lot of good beer, you should probably go to Local Tap House down Pacific Hwy or soon, Bagby Beer Co. Staff are pretty slow and carefree, which can be infuriating.
jennajlover (11) Portland, Oregon | June 20, 2014
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 17/20
Upscale pizza port with better service. Donít get me wrong just port is always so busy. Really comfortable for pizza joint...perfect size portions and great beer selection....all different and obscure brews..not just the stuff you get at Bev Mo
badlizard (141) Berkeley , California | November 3, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
I kinda like this place for reasons I canít explain. The ambiance is terrible. The beer selection is decent. The house beers are OK with few new ones to try. But the pizza is really good.
t0rin0 (1305) Do Not Resuscitate, California | September 11, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Visited twice, once several years ago on the way to Carlsbad for Strong Ale and once more recently with womencantsail.
Several friends had been there earlier the same day the first time I went and told us to try the "kriek". I guess they werenít advertising it so you had to ask for it. After trying our flight of 8 house beers I spotted the brewer (whom I recognized from several beer events) and asked him about it. He was more than happy to bring it out. Nice people and not a bad atmosphere here. Unfortunately the beers are all kind of meh. Similar situation a couple years later but at that time it was late in the evening and the place was packed with bros and college kids. Not automatically a bad thing but yeah, if Iím dealing with that type of crowd Iíd like to at least have good beer. I havent eaten here. Prices are reasonable.
yngwie (238) Kristiansand, Norway | August 13, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Quite standard interior, a bit loud music, but in general a nice place. Not all the beers very interesting, one of them quite butterscotchy, but probably the friendliest service weíve had so far on this trip. The (cute) barmaid even did a few free mead shots with us. Didnít get to try the food as we were still full after our visit at Beachwood BBQ Long Beach, but it seemed quite decent.
Lagunitasfan (66) San Diego, California | July 19, 2013
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Good stop in the area. Only had the Double IPA, so I canít give too much info on the beers. The sandwiches and slices of pizza were great. The DIPA was too. Great bartender. Iíll be back if Iím up there again.
b727trijet (300) Isleworth, England | February 27, 2013
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Good choice of quality beers. Locals friendly as are the staff. We had lunch and sampled several and appreciated the tip from staff that the double IPA was getting close to finishing and if we wanted it to order it sooner rather than later! Also one of the best pizzas I can remember.
brokensail (811) Orange County, California | January 22, 2013
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Lots of beers on tap including about 12 house beers. Decent sized interior with some patio seating out front. Service was decent. Kind of a more typical bar feel than other brewpubs. The beers on the whole were disappointing. Just a few miles up PCH from Pizza Port Carlsbad, so it could be worth a stop if youíre in the area and not too hammered to drive.
Schlenkerla (332) , Austria | January 1, 2013
46 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 2/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 10/20
Beers are average, the place does not have a lot of atmosphere.
sandygoonie (12) Seattle, Washington | September 26, 2012
100 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 20/20
Reminds me of Pizza Port but not as crowded. Great selection of their brews and a huge selection of others. Chicken parmesan sandwich was great. Great viewnof PAC coast hwy good for people watching.
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