Firestone Walker Taproom | Buellton, California
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Firestone Walker Taproom
Excellent based on 34 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

620 McMurray Rd
Buellton, California United States 93427 [ print map ]
805 686 1557;;taproom_restaurant

Hours: Dinner served 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sunday - Thur

Mayor: BuckeyeBoy (7) | Taps: 11 |

Firestone Walker Taproom

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Beer Available At Firestone Walker Taproom (arranged by most recent)
Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Black Rye IPA 100, Firestone Walker Hefeweizen 68, Humboldt Brown Hemp Ale 49, Firestone Walker Helldorado 99, Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin 100, Firestone Walker Maltose Falcons Brownywine 96, Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 100, Firestone Walker Sucaba 100, Firestone Walker Krieky Bones 92, Firestone Walker Feral One Batch 2 99, Firestone Walker Feral Vinifera 99, Firestone Walker PNC 100, Firestone Walker Parabola 100, Firestone Walker Double Cream Merlin , Firestone Walker Opal 96, Firestone Walker Unfiltered Double Barrel Ale (UDBA) 87, Firestone Walker 18 (XVIII Eighteenth Anniversary Ale) 100, Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA 99, Firestone Walker Pale 31 91, Firestone Walker Oaktoberfest 74
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34 reviews for Firestone Walker Taproom
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  76%
 Selection  77%
 Food  79%
 Value  74%
 Overall  80%
 Rating  88%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
teamugly  (17) SIMI VALLEY, California | January 18, 2010
Staff is great! Start with a flight.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
want1DIPA  (20) , | September 24, 2013
I loved the ambiance here and the draft selection was good. I wish they had parabola on tap though.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
DerekCarruth  (2) Roswell, Georgia | September 5, 2014
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77  (306) Reno, Nevada | May 6, 2015
hard to separate this place (or atleast not give it a little nudge upward) because itís connected to but separate from Barrelworks, which is one cool friggin place. The rest is nearly identical to the restaurant in Paso. Good stuff!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
larryLSB  (66) La Selva Beach, California | November 5, 2013
Latest stop was the day after the XVII release party, been here many times, figured it was time. Have sat in the restaurant and bar, prefer the bar for food and drinks. Wookey Jack and Taproom IPA this time, along with excellent calimari and the Trio of fries. Service was very good too. Love the interior with the bottling line going round and round, and several tvís for viewing. The main room of the restaurant is a bit to spacious for me, making it on the noisy side...might as well sit in the bar.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
wheresyourball  (60) El Cajon, California | January 14, 2013
This is my kind of place. We drove up from Santa Barbara to check it out. From the outside, it looks like a big warehouse with a house attached to the front - kind of odd. Once you walk in the front door, though, there is a well-lit bar area with several TVs (playoff football happened to be on). There is a small shop selling FW branded shirts and beers etc, and beyond that a large restaurant area with a high ceiling and views into the brewery. Very cool atmosphere. Service was very friendly, and the food was awesome. We brought small kids and they were also welcomed and happy. There were 12-16 FW beers on tap; I was a little disappointed nothing special, like Merkin or an anniversary beer, was available. Overall a really great place for any craft beer lover.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Schlenkerla  (396) , Austria | February 9, 2013
We visited the brewery the first time in 2006 and once more late 2011. They have great barrel aged ales. The history of Firestone is quite amazing, nice pictures in the brewery are showing you some of the heritage. Very nice merchandising as well.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
peteinSD  (57) San Diego, California | May 16, 2012
I always enjoy a stop here on my way through the area. Taps are usually the standard line-up with perpaps a seaonal like Parabola or Abacus if it was released recently. The fish tacos are overpriced but really quite good. The highlight for me is always having a pint of Union Jack on tap.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
tripelthreat  (9) Soquel, California | October 3, 2013
Stopped in on a Thursday evening on the drive back from San Diego. Dining room is large and was a bit noisy, even with plenty of open tables. Must be ridiculously loud when packed. Seated immediately. Service was quick and our server was very friendly. Our food arrived surprisingly quickly, was pretty tasty and were good sized portions. Didnít realize the "Taproom" IPA and brown we had are the renamed Nectar Ales. Not bad regardless. Also had Velvet Merkin and Oaktoberfest. Glad we finally gave the place a shot.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
orangesol  (159) Pennsylvania | February 17, 2014
Our last stop on our drive to SD. I was mainly stopping to check out the barrel works but we decided to stay for dinner so I got to check out both. Atmosphere in the taproom was good. It was packed with people but it still had a good vide. Quality across the board was quite good. Lots of great touches helped to make it feel welcoming but donít detract from the overall atmosphere. Service was solid, I never had to wait for a beer. Selection was solid. They had all of the staples on as expected. Food was pretty good. I got a burger and it was cooked how as I asked and tasted good. Prices on the beers were fine, food was definitely overpriced on nearly all of the dishes. Overall a really nice showpiece for a great brewery. Glad we could stop and check it out.

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