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Toronado San Diego
World Class based on 149 ratings
Type: Bar

4026 30th St
San Diego, California United States 92104 [ print map ]
619 282 0456 | facebook | twitter

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

Mayor: Theydon_Bois (4) | Taps: 50 | Bottles: 300

Toronado San Diego

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Beer Available At Toronado San Diego (arranged by most recent)
Alpine Beer Company Keene Idea 100, Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin 100, Fall 2 AM Bike Ride , New English Explorer ESB 71, Almanac Devil’s Advocate 97, Pizza Port Solana Beach IPA , Pizza Port Cho-Saiko 97, Societe The Apprentice 98, Sierra Nevada Barrel-Aged Narwhal Imperial Stout 100, The Dudes South Bay Session , Kern River 8th Anniversary Double White IPA (Shuttle Bunny) , El Segundo Mayberry IPA 97, Russian River Pliny the Elder 100, Almanac Porchbier 61, Almanac Brandy Barrel Pêche 99, Russian River Redemption (Batch 002+) 97, Russian River Sanctification 100, Bear Republic Tartare Rouge 95, Russian River Row 2/Hill 56 99, Russian River Blind Pig IPA 100
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149 reviews for Toronado San Diego
 Ambiance  77%
 Service  79%
 Selection  91%
 Food  73%
 Value  77%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  98%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77  (114) Reno, Nevada | March 25, 2015
Nicer building and atmosphere than SF. Probably not as hip...but the burgers are good and the beer selection is fantastic.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb  (205) San Diego, California | March 5, 2015
Un incontournable à San diego avec sa liste de fûts imposante et ses nombreuses bouteilles. L’ambiance est correcte, la bouffe semble solide pour ce que c’est et la localité est plus qu’adéquate. Par contre, e peux pas dire que je suis charmé comme je le suis avec plusieurs autres débits de bières dans les environs.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
hopdog  (249) Lansdale, Pennsylvania | March 3, 2015
Visited on a Friday as soon as they opened. Service was good, but we practically had the place to ourselves (which was nice!). Nice tap list and the food was good.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
WingmanWillis  (174) , England | December 30, 2014
Visited during SDBW mid afternoon, basic wooden place, nothing special, music didn’t really add to the ambiance, seemed to be summarily ignored by the serving staff who seemed happier to chat amongst themselves. At least it saved on a tip! Beer selection OK but nothing too spectacular. Overrated.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois  (825) Tourist Town (West), England | December 11, 2014
Visited on Wednesday 12/11/14 around 3pm. No real charm in the venue itself, just a medium sized place with the bar on the right as you enter, wooden floor, table seating, beers listed above the bar. The place was pretty busy and the clientele seemed to be made largely from a local heavy metal crowd. The music was too loud and shit! Crap 80’s music and naff UK stuff, Come on Eileen - really !?! Service generally seemed disinterested but I’d come to expect this from other reviews and having visited the SF bar so no real shock factor here. Beer selection was good, don’t get me wrong, but for a UK ticker I think there were only 6 or 7 new ones for me, seemed to be a lot of Pizza Port beers on the list which, when planning to visit a number of PP venues, weren’t of much interest either. Pints only, no small pours - great ! I really wanted a full pint of 8% beer at 3pm with a full days ticking laying ahead! Ok - I can get bars not wanting to piss about with 3 or 4oz pours, but at least offer a 10 or 12oz option as opposed to 16! Overall a let down. Too loud, not that many ticks on tap, crap service, pints only. Living off a reputation that it doesn’t really deserve as far as I’m concerned!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
Tmoney99  (480) Cincinnati, Ohio | December 4, 2014
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer  (109) Arkansas | November 23, 2014
I guess I just had my expectations too high. After visiting Max’s in Baltimore, no CA pub that I’ve been to even comes close. But Tornado was smallish. Had about 20 taps going. It was a Sunday night and so was fairly empty. Almost all the taps I’d had before so I asked for a Hair of the Dog Adam, which was on the tap list. Of course, they didn’t have it, so I had to go with a second choice. It isn’t that hard to keep an updated list. Loud music. Disinterested server. I’m not sure why anyone would go to this place. I think too many of these CA pubs are living off of their memories.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
50belair  (188) Florida | November 14, 2014
As good as a beer bar gets. What more can I say????
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk  (356) Göteborg, Sweden | October 26, 2014
Nice place with a lot of really good beers. Located in a nice area and easy to find. Visited two times and had very different experiences when it came to service. The guy behind the bar during my first visit was kinda rude, I could not get small samples or flights, he seemed really uninterested in working there. Second time was a lot better. Will visit again.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Beergeek23322  (121) Chesapeake, Virginia | October 17, 2014
Not very busy Friday afternoon. Laid back atmosphere. Awesome tap selection and an even better bottle selection with a lot of rarities, especially for us East Coasters. Several Russian River bottles, Almanac, Several Belgian ales. Great food too. Super friendly service to boot.

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