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Marin Brewing Company
Exceptional based on 40 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

1809 Larkspur Landing Cir
Larkspur, California United States 94939 [ print map ]
415 461 4677

marinbrewing.com

Hours: Mon - Sun 11:30 AM - 12:00 AM


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Marin Brewing Company

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Beer Available At Marin Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Marin Eldridge Grade White Knuckle Double IPA 100, Marin Old Dipsea Barleywine Bourbon Barrel (Brett) 99, Marin Witty Monk 58, Marin Three Flowers IPA 92, Marin If 6 Was 9 IPA , Marin Hefe Weiss 31, Marin Bluebeery Flavored Ale 43, Marin Marin-er Weiss 41, Marin San Quentins Breakout Stout 97, Marin I.P.A. 97, Marin Mt. Tam Pale Ale 88, Marin Tiburon Blonde 36, Marin Stinson Beach Peach 45, Marin Late For Work , Marin Duck Goose Gose 50
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40 reviews for Marin Brewing Company
 Ambiance  74%
 Service  70%
 Selection  71%
 Food  73%
 Value  70%
 Overall  76%
 Rating  83%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
badlizard  (141) Berkeley , California | August 5, 2007
I hate to say that the food is better than the beer, but true on the day I visited. Average service. Not one of the better places Iíve been.
66
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb  (445) Woodland, California | August 4, 2007
A little seedy compared to Moylanís, but it fully qualifies as a local, which, sadly, Moylanís is not so much. Food was decent and the beers are always good. Handy jump off for the ferry to S.F. Drink, then ride, donít drive. Catch public trans up Market, then up the hill to the Magnolia.
62
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
unclemattie  (112) Georgia | April 27, 2007
We had just passed San Quentin Pen across the street on the way over. Found in a little quaint shopping center. Three girls working the door. Not one greeted us, so we went to the bar! Basic selection on Pale Ales and an IPA on cask. It looked as they had an ESB and a Peach Beer that was in the tanks. Lots of old coasters and some bar towels tacked up to the walls. They offered growler fills and sold beer by the case. Those were most of the customers while we sat there for the short time. Seems nice, spotty service.
62
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
joet  (88) Santa Rosa, California | April 2, 2006
Definitely worth a stop especially if you ride a fairy over from San Francisco. Hoppy, solid, rarely flawed brewpub fare with an occasional interesting barley wine or double ipa. Itís often very crowded and service can suffer as a result.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes  (625) Vancouver, British Columbia | January 29, 2006
Being a little older than many brewpubs, thereís some interesting stuff kicking around (like the coasters on the wall) from times when craft beer was still pretty underground. I also enjoyed the bric-a-bric from the areaís famous recreation pursuits, especially mountain biking. Conjured images of cooler times in the area (which has an amazing topography, by the way). The beer range is varied and has some interesting choices. I particularly enjoyed the San Quentin. Somewhat dark at the bar with natural lighting is a good way to counter the atmospheric tackiness of the Larkspur Landing area. They could have turned the heat on though. I ate somewhere else as I arrived at 11 and they didnít open til 11:30. Their bad. Worth a stop Iíd say.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
Tom Servo  (26) Arlington, Virginia | June 18, 2005
A nice place, though a little spendy. All the entrees are at least 10 bucks, but after a few pints, youíre not really worried. Staff is a little green, as evidenced by the waitress having to check and see what color a stout should be. Good selection of beers, though some of Marinís stuff is pretty middle of the road. Good place if youíre on a day trip to the North Bay.
60
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths  (1271) Boulder, Colorado | December 14, 2004| Updated January 21, 2013
Blah... too busy, too big, full of families and rich snobs. The bartender was incompetant and the beer wasnít that good, but I will admit that I chose many of the beers I havenít had before... raspberry this and wheat that, amber ale this... so it was partly my fault... but $12 FOR A 6-BEER SAMPLER AND A COKE?!?!? WTF? Oh well, I was shit-faced drunk from my fun at Toronado and Magnolia earlier in the day, so I wasnít complaining... but the stout on draft just really sucked. Oh well. Prepare to spend out your butt if you visit.
66
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
fly  (215) austin, Tejas, Alabama | September 17, 2004
Recollect there being a simple elegance, but I could easily be way off the mark as I was near drunk the moment I walked in (had spent the morning at Anchor and the remainder of the afternoon at now closed 20 tank followed by a trip to Toronado). They make some very nice beer and the food LOOKED good.
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Kinz  (59) Glen Allen, Virginia | February 15, 2004
Really a very nice brewpub, nestled right into a shopping center. Wide variety of beers available, from a hefe, to a couple IPA's, to a nice stout, an attempt at an abbey, a traditional barleywine and a fascinating wheat wine. I stuck with a simple club sandwich with mashed potatoes, which was fine, but the menu looked interesting overall. Great place!
72
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
unclebleen  (17) California | January 13, 2004
I really enjoyed this brewpub, set in a small shopping complex. The atmosphere is very comfortable, wood walls and floor give this pub an outdoorsey feel. The beers are average to above average but the food is extremely good and ranges from simple to upscale, but always tasty. The lobster ravioli is out of this world and their specialty chili is excellent. It seemed like the tap selection was pretty much the same as what you can buy in bottles...although, I really enjoyed the White Knuckle on draft. Highly recommended and one of the highlights of my trip to the SF Bay area.

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