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Toronado San Diego
World Class based on 145 ratings
Type: Bar

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

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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)
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 PÍche 99, Russian River Redemption (Batch 002+) 97, Russian River Sanctification 100, Bear Republic Tartare Rouge 94, Russian River Row 2/Hill 56 99, Russian River Blind Pig IPA 100, Modern Times Lomaland - Cucumber , Alpine Beer Company Ugly 97, Almanac Ichibier 55, Societe The Bachelor - Rakau , Green Flash Hop Odyssey 30th Street Pale Ale 95, Almanac Biere de Chocolat 92, Almanac Golden Gate Gose 90
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145 reviews for Toronado San Diego
 Ambiance  77%
 Service  79%
 Selection  91%
 Food  73%
 Value  77%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  98%
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100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
HonusWagner  (11) Florida | May 27, 2011
Much like its older brother to the north, Toronado San Diego has great values on great beers. You can get vintage bottles for 1/4 of what they go for in the open market, barely marked up above their original sale price. You can get unbelievable fresh IPAs for under 6 dollars a pint. You can try rare draft only releases practically every day of the week. A rather depressing place, because I know it exists and I know I live thousands of miles away.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
jredmond  (210) Manhattan, New York | December 19, 2010| Updated September 13, 2011
Stopped by the Toronado after a day at the San Diego Zoo. Although some questionable characters floating around the streets, once inside a beer nerd will feel at home. From the bar, you can see that their bottle selection is more than adequate carrying a wide variety of brews from Lost Abbey, Russian River, Hair of the Dog, Cascade, Deschutes, as well as an extensive international offering. The staff is knowledgeable and nice. Great specials - when we were there it was Local Drafts (which included all Southern Cali Brewers) for 3 bucks. Highly recí
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
daknole  (400) Scottsdale, Arizona | August 5, 2010
Fuck yes. Cable Car bottle, down the hatch. PtE pint, down the hatch. Bartender hooks me up with some freebies. Gotta love this place. Beer heaven. Beer fucking heaven.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
stinkywinky619  (11) el cajon, California | March 4, 2011
wow! that is all I can say about this place....Great all across the board.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
JJSuds  (26) Illinois | March 2, 2011
I love this place! Simple, to the point, and lively. A quickly morphing tap board. I especially love the memorabilia cases in the hallway out to the patio. Also, the cleanest bottle display Iíve yet seen in a bar- all lambics in a row, etc.
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
tkrjukoff  (192) , Sweden | August 30, 2013
Oh my what a draft selection! We started with Pliny the Elder, continued with a 120 minute IPA and then it just went on..... Great knowledgeable staff, good food and the place. A must visit if you are in San Diego.
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
iacopino_IpA  (111) , | October 16, 2013
Really donít know why people complain about service. I walked in for the first time in my life and had a wonderful experience. Nate is the man to ask at the bar, incredible draft selection and bottles too (pricey). Had a really cool night hanging out at Toronado where I met lot of nice people. Iíll come back as soon as possible! Thanks Nate!!
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
fiver29  (52) Cleveland, Ohio | September 1, 2011
I visited here this past Monday afternoon with my brother. Ambiance was great. Dimly lit with dollar bills stuck to the ceiling. All their taps in the corner on the wall in 2 rows with the tap handles on the actual taps.

The bartender and the owner were in. The bar keep also worked for Port and was very knowledgeable about beer and the local beer scene. We had a great conversation while we all shared a Cable Car. Service was top notch. I hated dropping almost $60 for a bottle of beer. But being only a couple places on the planet where you can walk in anytime and buy a bottle it was worth every penny. I wish more places did this.

Overall a great place with amazing taps and bottles. Great service and value. One of my favorite stops of the trip.
98
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
mhwilk  (3) Alabama | August 1, 2012
Excellent service. I was introduced to Alpine Duet here. Not as cozy as Hamiltonís but is a great place to be.
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
Phischy  (57) California | March 10, 2010| Updated July 9, 2010
Itís loud, itís clean, itís got a great selection of beers easy to see from the display cases and awesome cabinetry. Best part is itís within walking distance of my place. They will kick ya butts out exactly at 12am. In their lease, donít bitch. I wish their online tap selection/newsletter was more frequent/current, but hell, itís a short walk to see whatís up anyway. I dig it.

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