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 (10) | Taps: 11 |

Firestone Walker Taproom

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Beer Available At Firestone Walker Taproom (arranged by most recent)
Firestone Walker / Wild Beer Violet Underground 92, Firestone Walker Bretta Rosť 99, Firestone Walker Parabola 100, Firestone Walker Helldorado 99, Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Black Rye IPA 100, Firestone Walker Hefeweizen 68, Humboldt Brown Hemp Ale 49, Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin 100, Firestone Walker Maltose Falcons Brownywine 97, Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 100, Firestone Walker Sucaba 100, Firestone Walker Krieky Bones 94, Firestone Walker Feral One Batch 2 99, Firestone Walker Feral Vinifera 99, Firestone Walker PNC 100, Firestone Walker Double Cream Merlin , Firestone Walker Opal 96, Firestone Walker Unfiltered Double Barrel Ale (UDBA) 86, Firestone Walker 18 (XVIII Eighteenth Anniversary Ale) 100, Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA 99
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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 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Bacterial  (107) Twin Cities, Minnesota | February 8, 2014
Pretty nice place. BBQ chicken pizza was very good (beware, crisply thin crust!). Tasters $1.50, half pine and imperial pint pours available. 12 beers in tap including several that are taproom only. Decent service.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris  (890) Burnaby, British Columbia | January 24, 2014
A very nice restaurant with the ability to be high end or casual. Food is high end, but I found it flavorless and lacking. Beer is all their own, with a library of old beers you can drink onsite for a premium. In all it wasnít that great for me, I preferred their brewery store across the street.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
mrhoppy  (225) Santa Clara, California | December 20, 2013
Cool place for sure. I will stop here every time for good food and beer.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
larryLSB  (69) 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 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 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 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby  (100) Kristiansand, Norway | August 21, 2013
I like the way the use the old malt bags to create dividing walls. We started out in barrelworks and by the time we finished there this place was packed but we only had to wait 15 min for a table. The service was fast and friendly and the food was good.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
yngwie  (355) Kristiansand, Norway | August 9, 2013
The place is a bit noisy, but looks cool. Mostly quick service as well. We got a lot of new beers, and a hearthy, delicious meal, and in general we had a blast here and in the barrel room. Did the barrel room first, which I highly recommend.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Blairgus  (103) California | July 28, 2013
26 July 2013. Nice place. Service for lunch was initially hard to procure but once they noticed us they were very friendly. Good was great and while it seemed expensive at first, even for the small portions, the portions were a bit large (even the small portions!). Tap selections were mainly the standard FSW series. Also, there is inside and outside seating. Place looks great and outside patio was very nice.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
DocJitsu  (120) Pensacola , Florida | March 31, 2013
The exterior is a little rustic and inviting. Theyíve just added an outdoor patio dining area. The inside has two distinct sections: an informal brewpub area and a more elegant (certainly not formal dining, however) and dimly lit dining area. A decent variety of food items are available, but they are a little too pricey. Service ranges from average to condescending. In fact, the last time I was there, one of the Firestone boys was one booth away, but the waitress was still passive-aggressive and not remarkably helpful. They do have a healthy array of FW beers on tap. Parabola and Union Jack to name two the last time I was there. Donít go for the service. Go because you respect the magnificent FW beers and enjoy the fun events FW coordinates/sponsors.

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