Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens | Escondido, California
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Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens
World Class based on 318 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

1999 Citracado Pkwy
Escondido, California United States 92029 [ print map ]
760 471 4999


Mayor: Leighton (8) | Taps: 36 | Bottles: 120

Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens

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Beer Available At Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens (arranged by most recent)
Stone Imperial Russian Stout Aged in Bourbon Barrels 100, Stone Pale Ale 96, Stone 17th Anniversary GŲtterdšmmerung IPA 98, Stone SprŲcket Bier 93, Stone Mattís Burning Rosids Imperial Cherry Wood Smoked Saison 93, Stone Punishment 22, Stone Arbalest , Stone Smoked Porter with Vanilla Beans 97, Stone Cali-Belgique IPA (Cali-BelgiŽ) 98, Stochasticity Project Quadrotriticale 94, AleSmith Decadence 2010 99, Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA 100, Societe The Bachelor - Mosaic , Stone Farking Wheaton w00tstout 99, Beachwood / Heretic / Stone Unapologetic IPA 98, Stone Enjoy By IPA 100, Stone Go To IPA 97, Stone Spotlight Series: Sour Saison Aged in Blush Wine Barrel , Stone Spotlight Series: Flower Power Unicorn Imperial Lavender Berliner Weisse , Stone Imperial Russian Stout 100
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318 reviews for Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens
 Ambiance  92%
 Service  80%
 Selection  87%
 Food  80%
 Value  71%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  98%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
thefrutigers  (7) , Arizona | May 9, 2009
Did 2pm tour Friday May 8 and beer tasting and ate a late lunch with the limilted "in between" menu.. Everything was very good and extremely tasty. My only complaint would be that food is a bit pricey, but otherwise worth a visit and a meal. It is not as big a place as you may think.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
RIS101  (7) Illinois | January 13, 2007
WOW great place. Great beers, no way to have them all in one night. A bit pricey, but they did the place right. High quality everything. Buffalo burger was fabulous, it came with onion rings which were also very good. Tour was also worth it.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
sentient1z  (6) Mitchell, | July 29, 2009
I just travelled to San Diego and really loved my stop here. I couldnít make all the stops I wanted to - ran out of time to visit Lost Abbey - but this almost made up for it. Got to try some great Stone brews and some great ones from other folks too. Food was a little expensive, but my wife and I enjoyed the apps and a steak. Very highly recommended!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
ipaeric  (6) | June 1, 2007
This is the bar that I judge every other brewpub against. The food is incredible - just as creative and well executed as Stoneís brews. Their selection of both interesting Stone brews (Triple dry-hopped Ruination, smoked porter on cask) and a large selection of other local brews - Ale Smith, Russian River, Port Brewing, etc., is excellent. Well worth the short drive from San Diego!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
kbjames  (6) Utah | May 18, 2007
This place is nothing short of awesome. Great enviroment, awesome selection. Food is pricey, but very good. If you are a beer fan, you must visit the place as a pilgrimmage..
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 4/15   FOOD 1/10   VALUE 2/10   OVERALL 14/20
Avengedpoet  (6) Mesa, Arizona | March 21, 2009
This place was much smaller in person than the pictures I had seen, but man is it beautiful! It is worth traveling here just to see the brewery and the related architectural artwork and gardens. Pretty large selection, especially of CA beers, but at a price (though what isnít in CA?). I always heard how amazing the food was, and both times that I have been I have ordered a multitude of their foods....only to be repulsed. Their food is really gross. Way over-spiced, small, and over-priced. Service is mediocre. Whenever you want something you have to go to the bar and ask for it, assuming you can even get the attention of the single bar tender servicing the entire place (both times I was here for dinner, so I donít know if it is any better during the day). Beautiful with a great selection of beers. I say come here, have a few, see the sights, and completely skip the food. Go to Port instead.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
daveco67  (6) Marion, Iowa | November 7, 2007
This place is beautiful. Loved the interior and the garden and landscaping in the back is something else. I have never been to a more spectacular brewery in my life. The tap selection was good though I had hoped they would have some Stone specialty brews on tap. The food was ok, I think we just happened to get a burnt plate of union rings, since most of the other reviews love them. Service was ok. I will say that it doesnít have a very warn feeling to it. They are getting bigger and with that the place doesnít have the personal touch.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
IPALover  (6) Carlsbad, California | May 8, 2008
Definitely worth the trip to the bistro, but donít be surprised that the decor isnít the norm for a brewpub. It is a nice change (really like the water fall and the outdoor fire pit). The place could really use a TV at the bar though! Personally I donít find the frilly food they serve to be very appetizing with the great beers available. I normally eat somewhere else after the visit but a couple of the appetizers were good. Not a big fan of their main menu. As far as beers go, I like their large selection of draft beers. This make it a great place to visit often. Despite what the Brew Tour Guide says, Stone isnít the hoppiest nor the best in SD. I live here and there are at least 4 other breweries (Pizza Ports, Lost Abbey, Alpine, Balast Point, Alesmith ...) that have better hoppy beers and a better line-ups. However I think if Stone was almost in any other city it would be my favorite (just not in SD nor Napa area). Overall, Stone is very much worth a visit and its a great place (as long as you donít mind missing the sporting event occurring) to enjoy a fine beer.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
mjsnaz  (6) Surprise, Arizona | May 22, 2012
This place has it all. Excellent beer, tasty food, fantastic service in a wonderful setting. The tour is a lot of fun, though it seems like you have to get there fairly early to go on one as they donít take reservations. That wasnít a problem for us as we were planning on dinner anyway. Their restaurant has beers from other brewers on tap as well. A tremendous selection. Worth the trip to North County for this stop.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
TheCrowsNest  (6) Redondo Beach, California | January 19, 2011
There was a clear attention to detail in the design and construction of Stoneís facilities. The gardens were not as big as I expected them to be, but still a great place to enjoy fresh beer on a sunny day. The service at the bar was shit - surprisingly. Some chick that was too cool for school had to be flagged down to refill our beers. Her manager then charged us wrong and was frustrated with us for not accurately recording every beer we drank. Not pumped on that. Luckily our tour guide more than made up for it. Good dude with a respectable amount of knowledge on Stone, local brews, and the beer industry in general. The food is a little pricey for what you get - itís not as gourmet as I hoped. Still great food though.

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