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Beer Available At Toronado (arranged by most recent)
Thirsty Bear Stave Series #14: Bugs & Cherries , Faction 2 Hop Pale Ale (Nelson and Galaxy) 93, Thirsty Bear Bearly Legal Barley Wine 93, Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA 98, Cismontane Marea Roja Flemish Red 59, Cellarmaker Rodney Dankerfield , Uinta Wet’n Wyld 67, Moonlight Bombay by Boat IPA 92, Cellarmaker Otto’s Backpack , Moonlight Reality Czeck 95, The Bruery Oude Tart 99, Moonlight Death and Taxes 96, Almanac Saison Dolores 74, Almanac Farmers Reserve Blackberry 98, Deschutes Not The Stoic 99, Lost Abbey Judgment Day 99, Deschutes Pinedrops IPA 93, El Segundo Blue House Pale Ale - Citra 92, Bear Republic Tartare Rouge 94, Bear Republic Mach 10 97
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kevinsenn (84) Waterloo, Ontario | January 10, 2014| Updated March 21, 2014
64 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 2/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 13/20
Inadvertently popped in during a 49ers playoffs game. So... pretty busy. Big high quality selection. Returned another time when it was not busy, and the bartender made me feel very unwelcome; all but pushed me out the door. Don’t let the high score food food on rb fool you - there is no food here. I can put up with subpar service for good beer, but this was probably bad enough to keep me coming back.
mcberko (308) Vancouver, British Columbia | December 24, 2013| Updated December 25, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Compared to the San Diego location, this is more like a rustic dive bar. Tap selection is solid, though there wasn’t anything crazy / special on draught. Bottle list wasn’t very interesting, surprisingly. Servers have a bit of attitude, but are generally helpful. Prices are reasonable. No food served, but you can bring your own food inside. Worth a stop, but definitely an overrated place.
fletchfighters (82) , Australia | December 12, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Utter dive bar. Loud, noisy, and smelly. Nice to smell weed right off the bat there. For a busy night I got good service and was impressed by that.
Tap list was a bit meh and bottle list was not any better but the markup was worse.
Yes it is a historical place in beer culture but not my type of place.
VastActiv (24) Oulu, Finland | December 5, 2013
86 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Has some sense of original beer culture. No hints of commercial bullshit. Toilets are fabulous. Lady behind desk seems to know every customer expect me (which is natural because this is my first time here). Because I am Finnish I have to say something negative: All beers are very cold.
emartell (23) Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico | December 3, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 15/20
Buen ambiente, aun que en general el lugar y rumbo no son de lo más amigables.
Buenq selección de ceevezas, ya que sin ser la más extensa, tienen excelentes cervezas, incluso algunas muy buenas añejadas.
El precio es justo y el servicio sumamente básico.
Aun así muy recomendable.
5150datkins (12) Washington DC | November 16, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
I guess Im just too old for this shit, classic dive bar, smells bad, sticky tables, grumpy bartenders, decent selection but I am just not into it.
iacopino_IpA (111) , | October 24, 2013
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Historic bar in SF!!! Tap selection is awesome and solid ( very similar to the San Diego one!) cool ambiance, always very crowdy!
Bottle selection was good, but maybe I was expecting a little bit more... The service was pretty bad (maybe cause of the amount of people!). I know that maybe I am the only one in the world, but I prefer the SD location. Hope to see one day this place and the bartenders more relaxed and have a chat with them!
nate2g (665) Boomtown! / Waikato, New Zealand | October 19, 2013
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Came by for a few visits during my SF stay. Dunno man, I just reckon Toronado rocks. From my limited experience here everyone was pretty cool. Great beers, surly staff, byo food, happy hour Pliny, chatty locals, good music, beery paraphernalia all over the place, dive atmosphere. Loved it.
feltondengler (2) | October 18, 2013
78 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Well worth a visit every time I visit San Francisco. Always special beers on tap
joshklein069 (15) Vermont | September 26, 2013
66 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 2/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Not my kind of place I guess, bartenders are grumpy, beer lines could use a good cleaning, cheap beer during the day. Smells pretty bad in the bathrooms.
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