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Beer Available At 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall (arranged by most recent)
Ibrew2or3 (317) Tempe, Arizona | May 21, 2006
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Cool place. First started going here during the summer of í92. The staff at that time were terrific. Knowledgeable friendly and helpful. The goal of drinking 99 different beers they serve and getting a small personalized placard on the wall was a nice incentive to keep stopping by and keep drinking new beers. I made it on the wall by the end of the summer. Great beer selection then and above average now. They have something like 30 to 40 beers on tap. The food is pretty good pub grub. Location is awesome being right there at Pacific Garden Mall.
ahgibson (3) Sonoma, California | January 5, 2006
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
The bar is quite small, the food is forgetable but Iíve been there two or three times with the sole purpose of drinking beer and trying new beers. It served that purpose well with a decent Draught selection and a nice bottled selection. Its worth checking out but I didnít fall in love with it.
JFGrind (79) Glenside, Pennsylvania | October 11, 2005| Updated December 6, 2005
64 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
I wish a few things were different about 99 bottles; the service was better, the bar itself was larger (less than 15 stools), and the value of the food was better than a C+. If 99 Bottles could switch locations with Ideal Bar & Grille on Main Beach it would be more of a destination. Like Mullman says just another townie bar with a big beer selection. I also didnít like that the bar doesnít open until 11:30 AM on Sundays. We wanted to watch some early NFL games there but had to go elsewhere.
MullMan (29) New Jersey | June 19, 2005
58 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
the selection isnt fantastic, but ok. lots of other cool things to do in santa cruz, and this seems like more of a local/townie bar with a big selection. doesnít really give you the vibe of santa cruz.
Odeed (15) Bakersfield , California | June 13, 2005
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
as the name says,they have over 99 bottles (and taps) of beer.i had old rasputin on tap while i was there,and a cheeseburger.its your typical pub grub and atmosphere,but the selection of brew is awsome!
Crit (135) Surrey, British Columbia | March 30, 2005| Updated September 18, 2008
50 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 10/20
A very good selection. donít try to go at night, unless you like to wait in line.Ambience wasnít much. food is average. Daytime service is good, nighttime very poor
Screwface (3) California | October 30, 2004
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 18/20
Itís nice to find a place in Northern California that has a ridiculous selection of beers from all over the map (world and tastes). Itís just hard to pick what you want.
nja (6) San Francisco, California | June 7, 2004
66 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 3/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
A large selection of American micros and a few internationals. Nothing especially rare, but plenty of good beers. Everything is served in pint glasses. Food is rather poor pub grub (burgers, salads, fried appetizers).
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