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Toronado San Diego
World Class based on 147 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)
Fall 2 AM Bike Ride , New English Explorer ESB 71, Almanac Devilís 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 PÍche 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, Modern Times Lomaland - Cucumber , Alpine Beer Company Ugly 97
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147 reviews for Toronado San Diego
 Ambiance  77%
 Service  79%
 Selection  91%
 Food  73%
 Value  77%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  98%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
djenkin  (17) | September 13, 2010
Not quite as amazing or authentic feeling as the original in SF, but a welcome addition to the SD beer bar scene and a great place to hang and drink. The selection is always tip top and Iím sure the grime will build over time. In any case a top 5 place to drink in the best beer town in California.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
borrachito  (10) | September 4, 2010
Top notch service and tasty beer..
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
richiesd  (10) California | August 25, 2010
Had a friend in town for the Stone Anniversary, so took him here on a Thurs night for some pre-anniversary party beer exploration. I know the service here has a reputation of being bleh, but the bartenders here that day were pretty awesome (I think it was Melanie and Eric). They really hooked it up. Ambience: kind of the avg beer bar. Nothing special. The crowd is the typical North Park early-mid 20ís crowd. Selection: Well, what can I say.. we got a 2010 Cable Car, a 2009 Cuvee De Tomme, Alpine Exponential Hoppiness paired with some Pure Hoppiness. And thatís only what I could remember off the top of my head. Value: Hard to put a good value on it, when this is the only beer bar selling some of this stuff :) Overall, great experience. Cable Car really makes it here :)
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
daknole  (403) 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.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
MartinT  (521) Montreal, Quebec | August 4, 2010
The layout is very similar to the one in San Francisco, except it is cleaner and a bit quieter here. The draft selection is beautiful, prices are decent and the waitress was very knowledgeable. All in all, a quality establishment I would love to go back to, but I admit the darkness and unappealing design didnít make this too warm of a place. But a beer geek only needs a great menu, right?
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Dstructo  (12) Hollywood, Florida | July 22, 2010
Split an í09 Cable Car w/ the wife while in SD for Stones Sour Fest. Busy on a Saturday night, but still got 2 spots right @ the bar. The food was amazing & the tap list of stellar CA locals & Belgian greats was top drawer. The bar tender was friendly & knowledgeable. If they had a patio of any sorts, it would be tough to beat Toronado for sure!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
mkade8883  (28) Chicago, Illinois | July 19, 2010
Good beer selection, with maybe 50 taps. A lot of local stuff, particularly Alesmith, Coronado and Green Flash. Nice bottle selection in beer fridges behind so you can easily see exactly what they have. Inside was stuffy and crowded, but outside the patio is great. Much more lively, but by police order they have to close this by 10. Didnít live up to my Toronado SF standards or the vibe of Hamiltonís, but itís still a great beer bar regardless.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
JK81  (39) California | July 18, 2010
Excelent place to try San Diego beers, nice selction of beers, value is great.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
MikeF  (204) Cleveland, Ohio | May 8, 2010
The best beer bar in the San Diego Area. A huge variety of the best southern CA beer on draft as well as numerous guest taps including hard to find belgians. The monday night happy hour cannot be beat - anyhwere. Knowledgeable, friendly workers. The food is also great to make this even better -- great sausages and potato pancakes.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
DeadGirl  (76) San Diego, California | April 23, 2010
Literally ran here after the Lost Abbey Veritas release when wetherel nonchalantly told us they had a stock of Cable Car bottles like it was nothing. It gets pretty crowded on any given night, but during the day it was totally chill. Exceptional tap list, unsurpassed bottle lists. Around ten items on the menu with not a whole lot of variety, but thatís never stopped me from coming back. All in all, I like the SF location better because it has more character and I like the staff there- I like how people donít like the staff there, but this oneís cleaner, more open, and friendlier all around.

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