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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 | 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)
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%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222  (35) East Greenbush, New York | June 9, 2014
This is a solid stop in San Diego for some good beers. They have some solid taps with a great lineup of beers, but not a huge amount of taps. Reasonable beer prices for what they are serving. Food was good but nothing special, but you are it here for the food. There were some great bottles beers, but the prices are high on the bottles. Worth a stop for a some tasty beers, but there are better beer bars out there.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
spycow  (37) Illinois | June 7, 2014
Visited on a trip to San Diego. One of the places to visit while in San Diego. Toronado with its sister bar in SFO are both great places to drink craft beer. Overall great ambiance with the right level of service. Awesome beer selection from the tap list to the bottle list, hard to not find something you havenít had or want to have again. Prices are also affordable for the caliber of beers they are serving. Overall a great beer bar in one of the best beer cities in the World. A must visit while in San Diego
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
rejtable  (132) Ontario | May 25, 2014
One of the best places iíve ever been. Decor is pretty laid back, almost diner. Staff was super friendly. Quiet on a Wednesday night. 40 or so taps with line after line of interesting choices. They were gearing up for an anniversary event in a few days, so a few lines were dry. Bottle list was as impressive as reputed. Great spot, just too bad itís so far out of downtown. Certainly worth the trek.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Brigadier  (281) Clevelandish, Ohio | April 10, 2014
This is hands down the best place in San Diego proper. Just the tap list alone makes it a destination before getting into the bottle list or atmosphere. Prices were on par with the area with many drafts about $6.00 to $8.00.

The bar was quiet early in the afternoon though I understand it can get hectic on the weekends (not a huge shock). On the way the bathrooms are rows of rare glassware that I have not seen outside of places in Belgium.

The drafts included many world class beers such as Blind Pig, Pliney, Almanac Golden Gate Gose, Modern Times, and more locals. Other than a pair of Rogue drafts each would have been worthy of a sample.

The bottle list takes things to a whole new level. If you are very lucky they might even have Cable Car or other elusive beers. Even if you donít you will not regret the decision to stop here. I would probably recommend making it the last though because once you stop here you will not want to make it down the street to Thorn Street, Hess, or any of the other destinations in the area.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 17/20
ryanfolty  (205) Bourbon County, Minnesota | March 27, 2014
Stopped over after a day at Sea World. Had to park down the street and got a hipster type vibe for the area, associated it with Uptown in Minneapolis. The selection is just ridiculous, though I wasnít able to land a Cable Car due to the remaining bottles being stored offsite. Not sure if that was their code for not wanting to sell to a non-regular, but at $60 my wallet (and wife) were okay with missing out. The bottle list needs some serious updating as they still had 2010 CC listed for $40.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
cards04  (105) Steinbach, Manitoba | March 13, 2014
The world class beer selection of this place gives it its high marks. Lots of local micro brews you would be hard pressed to find anywhere else. The bar was loud and dingy.. And the service wasnít what I was used to from a craft beer establishment.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy  (559) Toronto, Ontario | January 16, 2014
A big local selection of beers, plus several bottles. Better service, cleaner than the SF location. Went a second time because the Cable Car was listed at $40 which I thought was reasonable for this rare one, unfortunately it suddenly became $60.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
devman171  (140) Annapolis , Maryland | November 23, 2013
Went after SD beer week was over, pretty disappointing tap list, but great bottles $$$. Awesome burgers!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
craftbeer86  (10) California | November 21, 2013
Nice taps, awesome bottles and good food for good prices, got try Cable car.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
mcberko  (308) Vancouver, British Columbia | November 13, 2013
Definitely the best bar in San Diego in terms of selection. This is a fairly small place with a capacity of probably under 100. As we were here for San Diego Beer Week, the tap selection was pretty damn awesome, with many one-offs and limited releases available. We got to try the famed Cable Car, as well as a few other special ones. Food was very good (veggie/vegan friendly), and prices were very reasonable. Service was okay as well - no-nonsense and straight to the point. If you donít stop here when in San Diego, I donít know whatís wrong with you.

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