New Helvetia Brewing Company

1730 Broadway
Sacramento, California United States 95818

916 501 7622
brewpub (New Helvetia)
Wed - Thu: 4pm - 9pm; Fri 4pm-10pm; Sat 12pm-10pm; Sun 12pm-7pm

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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 6/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
DYCSoccer17  (326) Sacramento, California | May 11, 2013
This is a cool little place that opened not too long ago. Seems like it was an old machine shop or garage at one point. They have some tables to sit at the right, and a bar that you can saddle up to on the left. In the back, they have a nice little outdoor patio area (no smoking). They do not have food, but often will have food trucks available. They had 7-8 beers on tap when I was there, and the beer I had was pretty tasty. Friendly staff. Will check out again in the future. I always like to give new breweries a little time to work out the kinks, but this place seems to be ahead of the curve already, which is a good thing.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 8/20
brokensail  (1228) San Leandro, California | May 12, 2015
Neat building not far from the highway. The arrangement inside is kind of goofy, though. A seating area with wooden booths and some tables along with a wraparound bar in the main portion of the space. You can see the brewhouse from the booth seating area. Thereís also what appeared to be a small patio area but is probably in actuality just an unused driveway.

The service I got was a little bit gruff, but whatever...Iíve had worse, I guess. It was explained to me that they do flights of four but there are some beers you canít do in the flight.

I ordered a flight of four beers that I thought might be of interest and they were all gross. Well, the stout wasnít gross, it was just really roasty and not horribly flawed.

I went to the bathroom right after I ordered and sat down and when I came back, the beers looked untouched. I asked my girlfriend if she was going to try them and said she already had...we left probably 75% of the beer in the glasses. So...yeah. Not a horrible place, but the beer brings my rating of it down.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 7/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77  (331) Reno, Nevada | May 6, 2015
cool little brick place with a hidden patio out back. would rate higher if the beer was better, but itís mostly nothing to go back for besides a couple decent ones and overpriced rarities.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138  (298) Falls Church, Virginia | June 30, 2014
Small brewpub with mostly booth seating. Good selection of their beers. Beers available in 12 and 16 oz pours. Didnít ask but it looks like they do flights from the California shaped flight board on the wall. Coffee stout was good. Service was fine. Food is pretzels and a food truck outside, Squeeze Inn food truck was there on my visit.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 6/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 10/20
Beerenberger  (66) Fischer, Texas | May 21, 2014
L shaped plan interior with seating and standing at bar. Meh! Ok esthetics but nothing to write home about. I was also underwhelmed by all the beer I tasted there.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb  (543) Woodland, California | September 13, 2013
Natural contour hardwood bar. Retro style decor. Old wood booths. Tho busy, busy, busy staff still managed to engage in meaningful conversation. Itís already becoming something of a local. Ran into a former co-worker who just moved to the area. He thinks highly of it. So do I.

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