Seabright Brewery Pub & Restaurant | Santa Cruz, California
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Seabright Brewery Pub & Restaurant
Above Average based on 16 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

519 Seabright Ave
Santa Cruz, California United States 95062 [ print map ]
831 426 BREW | facebook

Hours: Mon - Sun 11:30 AM - 11:30 PM

Mayor: bytemesis (1) | Taps: 11 | Bottles: 1-3

Seabright Brewery Pub & Restaurant

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Beer Available At Seabright Brewery Pub & Restaurant (arranged by most recent)
Seabright Pelican Pale 36, Seabright Oatmeal Stout 84, Seabright Sacrilicious Ale 57, Seabright Amber 42, Seabright / Kelsey Creek California Grown Lager , Seabright The Brass Rail Ale
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16 reviews for Seabright Brewery Pub & Restaurant
 Ambiance  59%
 Service  62%
 Selection  56%
 Food  62%
 Value  60%
 Overall  60%
 Rating  62%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
LeftCoastRider  (5) , Washington | July 10, 2012
I lived down the street for four years, so this was my regular hangout between 1990 and 1994. I loved it then, as it was the "new" brew pub in town (the old one, the Santa Cruz Brewing Company and Front Street Pub, closed many years ago). The beer is good, not great, and it is walking distance to Seabright beach and the yacht harbor. The menu has changed numerous times over the years, but it has always been decent. My tastes have changed, too, so the amber that I so loved in the past is not as dear to my heart any longer. But it is still a good place to grab a locally brewed beer.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis  (461) Sunnyvale, California | April 27, 2014
Finally visited for a late dinner and tasting. Looks a lot like a sports bar decor going, multiple TVís, outside patio seating, lots of wood. I sat at the bar and immediately enjoyed great service. All of their beers are available in 4 oz tasters for $2, as well as 12oz, 16oz, and growler pours. Nine of their own, plus Pilsner Urquel and a guest cider when I was there.. Food was really good, and was ready so quickly I wonder whether the kitchen staff has ESP or something. Beer had some high spots, but mostly mediocre. Too bad, cause everything else is great.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 13/20
AdamJackson  (219) Enfield, New Hampshire | January 24, 2014
lots of young kids getting drunk. chill place. food looked good but i didnít have any of it.the space they have is great....I mean, full on a Saturday itís probably pretty hopping. beer is just okay..
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 7/20
HughConway  (22) Washington | December 16, 2013
The most potential in Santa Cruz - a large outside patio in the sunshine. Interior is cramped and small. Foods mediocre, beerís less than that by modern standards. Parkings a pain, itís in need of a revamp. Badly.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 7/20
illidurit  (20) San Francisco, California | December 8, 2013
Aging hippies and bros, decent food, generic samey beer. One time I got literally forgotten by the staff while I was seated outside. Itís an institution and the brewer is cool but it just isnít a good product. I also hate their parking lot.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 8/20
brokensail  (1002) Orange County, California | December 3, 2013
Right near the water and not too far from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Sat inside at the bar as I was just there for a quick flight, but you can sit out on the patio or at some high-top tables inside. The service was friendly and quick and everyone there seemed to be locals/regulars. They had 8 beers here and they were really, really bad. I wouldnít bother unless you really just want the ticks.
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 2/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 9/20
mrhoppy  (226) Santa Clara, California | July 29, 2013
Dirty Musty bad beer and food. Close to the beach.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
t0rin0  (1470) Do Not Resuscitate, California | July 18, 2013
Stopped here for lunch while helping my brother move out of his apartment in Santa Cruz. This place is very Santa Cruz. Flip flops are a must, dogs are welcomed, shirts are optional. The view is nice too, as itís surrounded by water (sort of). We sat on the back patio which is right next to some train tracks. By that I mean that if a train goes by you can reach out from your seat and touch it. A train went by and there were some (possibly drunk) college kids riding on top of one of the cars.

The beers were average over all, maybe a little below average. I had an IPA that I quite liked. At some point I should go back to try some of the seasonals as they have a lot of beers listed.

Prices for beer and food are about what youíd expect from a brewpub (as opposed to a warehouse brewery). Service was a bit slow at times. My sandwich was decent.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup  (352) Citizen of the universe, Denmark | November 21, 2010
A dark little brewpub, with lots of local punters. Lots of high tables and stools kept in light wood. The bar is a bit confusing with lots of different signs. Had 6 of their own beers of decent quality, though nothing outstanding.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 6/20
Braudog  (778) Phoenix, Arizona | July 9, 2009
June 2009. Iíd known of this place for some time and had wanted to go for a while. Itís in this odd little strip mall location, with a patio dining area that overlooks a semi-busy street, decked out with cheap furnishings. I was kinda disappointed in my initial impressions. They had some quality beers offered, but they all were at the level of good homebrews -- nothing worthy of commercial retail success. The service was lax, dominated by "donít care" hippies. The food was average.

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