Urge American Gastropub | San Diego, California
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Urge American Gastropub
Excellent based on 25 ratings
Type: Restaurant

16761 Bernardo Center Dr, Ste M-1
San Diego, California United States 92128 [ print map ]
858 673 8743

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Hours: Mon - Sat 11:30 AM - Close; Sun 9:00 AM - Close

Mayor: skmikeg (6) | Affiliated user(s) here urge_gastropub | Taps: 51 | Bottles: 120

Urge American Gastropub

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Beer Available At Urge American Gastropub (arranged by most recent)
Knee Deep Lupulin River 98, Golden Road Berliner Weisse 91, Almanac IPA 95, Dogfish Head Burton Baton 99, The Bruery Black Tuesday (Port Wine Barrel Aged) 85, Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA 99, Societe The Apprentice 98, Modern Times Booming Rollers 97, Alpine Beer Company McIlhenneys Irish Red 63, ChuckAlek Archives #05: 1832 Brown Stout , ChuckAlek Archives #03: 1880 SS (Single Stout) , ChuckAlek Archives #02: 1890 DS (Double Stout) , ChuckAlek Archives #01: 1850 Runner (Running Porter) , ChuckAlek Archives #08: 1849 (East India Porter) , ChuckAlek Archives #06: 1804 (Table Porter) , Black Market 5th Anniversary - Kentucky-Style Common Ale 79, The Bruery Smoking Wood - Bourbon Barrel 99, Benchmark Feisty Fleur , Craftsman Heavenly Hefe 94, Pizza Port Eukaryst Sinister Imperial Stout 97
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25 reviews for Urge American Gastropub
 Ambiance  76%
 Service  84%
 Selection  90%
 Food  84%
 Value  81%
 Overall  88%
 Rating  95%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
JohnCoctosin  (7) California | June 5, 2011
The best bar within at least 20 miles. 51 great brews on tap and about the same number of bottles. Always a good selection of SoCal craft beer as well as personal favorites like Maui Brewing, DFH and Avery. Bartenders are the best; friendly, personable and knowledgeable. Burgers, salads, beer cheese soup and pork cracklins are outrageous. There is a different beer used in every dish. They use interesting meats too like rabbit burgers and rabbit sausage. Overall a perfect beer and wine only bar experience.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
rhartogs  (11) Arlington, Virginia | March 8, 2012
Amazing food and beer selection. Follow them on Facebook for constant updates. I had an amazing burger there. Burger of the gods. Even my picky family finds great things. Wish I lived closer. 3,000 miles doesnít cut it for me.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
HopMasterFlex  (9) Carlsbad, California | April 19, 2011
Urge is the top spot in North County. The only problem with Urge is that it isnít coastal. 51 taps and they try for rare or small batch stuff as often as possible. The events are killer and the food is even better. The burgers are truly gourmet at chiliís prices. Bob is the best bar keep in the biz and will talk beer and wine with you as long as it isnít crazy busy.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
JoeTheYounger  (49) Lake Arrowhead, California | June 21, 2011
Stopped by this place for the first time after the Alesmith BA Speedway release. The tap list was great, service was great, food was great. Canít complain in any way. The beer cheese fries with the medium rare steak on top were amazing. This place is a must if you love craft beer and/or food.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
NachlamSie  (643) Denver, Colorado | July 6, 2012
Urge has a typical gastropub ambiance. Itís spacious and clean with some cool art on the walls and cool music on the speakers. The beer list is extensive with full pours and smaller pours available for everything on tap. There are a lot of interesting and rare drafts and bottles with emphasis on west coast brews, specifically local stuff. The food. . . Iím not sure I can find the words to describe how delicious the food is. We ate the garbage burger which is a beef/smoked wild boar patty with beer cheese and sauted mushrooms and onions, a beet and goat cheese salad, mind-blowing ale-cheddar soup, with a side of some kind of broccoli hybrid. "Delicious" does not do justice to what my tastebuds experienced. Come here to have a great beer and make sure to come hungry.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
iacopino_IpA  (118) , | March 18, 2013
Visited on October 12.Huge Selection Of Both draft And bottles. Had a wonderful Russian River Supplication.Remeber they had a big selection of Stone on tap that day.The food was pretty Good and the guy at the bar was very helpful. For sure I will return
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
stoutpark  (58) , Italy | March 20, 2013
I,ve been there the day of my 21 birthday, what a nice way to party! Huge selection of beers (51 taps!!!).. among those i had a couple of russian river in bottle. The bartender was really nice and helpful. The place is a bit far from the city centre but if you pass by you should definitely stop for a beer.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
gvmdw7  (42) California | July 23, 2013
Great beer selection; amazing food. Service was good. It has a bier garden feel, if you sit outside. A bit pricey and off the beaten path, but worth the trip
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
acurtis  (7) New Jersey | January 3, 2011
Urge. Bar: What can I say? I wish I had an Urge to visit on the east coast. 51 beers on tap, they go through over 40 kegs a week. I visited Urge 5 times in the 8 days I was in Rancho Bernardo. Each time there was at least 2 new killer beers on tap that I needed to try. I was lucky enough to try fresh pours of 2010 Abyss, Oaked Yeti, Speedway, Mikkeller To Via From, Youngís Double Choc on nitro, Matilda, Yakima Twilight, Victory at Sea and many more. Unlike some other SD bars which have mostly Cali beers, Urge has a good mix of beers from each region. Meet the owner and he was very cool and a huge stout lover. The bar area has about 6 high tables, a nice long bar with several TVís. I was happy to catch some of the nfl games while meeting Naven there for lunch. They also have a very extensive bottle selection nicely listed in a menu with abv, style, location and price. Only thing I had that was not on tap was the Maui Coconut Porter in can. They also offer tasters of each beer on tap. Most tasters are only $2 and they give you a nice pour, at least 3oz. One day I stopped in and tried 6 tasters of 6 different brews on tap and the bill was only $14 with tax. I was able to try a few beers that I have in bottle at home but havenít wanted to crack open. So for $2 I was able to try the beer and keep it in my cellar. Food: Food is a bit pricey and I only ate there once but everything I tired was excellent. This is a beer destination although there was a 45 min wait for a table at 6pm on a Thurs night, so someone is going there for the food. During my last visit Jack White and his gang where in the dinning area enjoying some food and drink. Only complaint I have is that while dinning at the bar I didnít get any silverware until 5 minutes after my food arrived. While this was annoying, i was drinking Black Market from cask at the time so I was entertained with the beer. This was by far my favorite place to drink while in San Diego this trip.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
dresden  (78) Saskatchewan | April 29, 2013
Excellent restaurant in a stripmall just off the I15. Very impressive list of beer here, but also has fantastic food. Waiters have an electronic ordering system and your food and beer arrive VERY VERY FAST. Great restaurant.

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