The Hopping Pig

748 Fifth Ave
San Diego, California United States 92101
bar  4.2/5.0 22 reviews
Sun - Thu 11:30 AM - 1:00 AM; Fri & Sat 11:30 AM - 2:00 AM

Mayor: gyllenbock (1) | Taps: 32 | Bottles: 35
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock  (332) Stockholm, Sweden | February 9, 2017
Visited on a Monday evening in late January 2017. I liked this place, it was fairly relaxed and with a good service. The selection was also good, I had five new ones during the visit. Located not that far from my hotel, Holiday Inn Express.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
JonMoore  (36) Loughborough, England | April 18, 2016
A favourite in the Gas lamp area. I counted 32 beers on draft including Stone Enjoy By 4/2016 and Ballast Point Coconut Victory at Sea and Pineapple Sculpin, all of which were excellent. Food was also very good.
74
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
maekchu  (150) Hirakata, Japan | February 6, 2016
Pleasant little pub in Gaslamp district. Stopped in for dinner, and found that they had a pretty good beer list. A bit noisy, with rock on the sound system and sports TVs going. Mixed crowd of locals and tourists, 20s-40s. 32 beers on tap, almost exclusively US craft. Flights of four 5-oz. glasses come in four varieties. The bartender selects the beers in the first three: Locals Only for $8; Hop Lovers for $9; and Belgian Strong for $10. The Create Your Own flight costs $10. Very passable pub grub menu.
80
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 16/20
italarican  (115) Indiana, Pennsylvania | August 10, 2015
Definitely a good option if you’re downtown with no transportation. Nice selection that is heavy on local drafts. Food was solid too.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 9/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
blipp  (199) La Mesa, California | June 29, 2015
A decent spot in the Gaslamp with a good (but not great) selection of draft offerings and prices that are just a tad high. Tasters are available at $10 for a set of 4 x 4oz pours, which is a bit higher than you’ll usually find around San Diego. Although, this is in a relatively touristy area, so the prices should be expected. Draft selection focuses on SD County beers, with a handful of other egional selections. Visitors should have no problem finding new things to try, whereas locals would probably only find one or two new ones. Not a bad place to stop if you’re sightseeing downtown, but not worth going out of your way for.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
Capa  (436) Kitsap, Washington | June 15, 2015
A pretty solid beer bar in the touristy area of town. Fairly polished but not over the top refined. A good and wide range of styles available on tap. From golden ales, to stouts, to sours. there weren’t many others there when I stopped by on a Sunday night and they were training a new bartender, but service was still very nice. A good option in the area.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
sir__v  (286) , France | February 15, 2015
Visited the 8th February 2015 - A cool place in downtown. Good selection on tap for reasonable price. The atmosphere is nice and not so noisy. The food is ok also with reasonable price. A nice place but not at the best.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Marheb  (375) San Diego, California | January 3, 2015
Je me souviendrai à jamais de cet endroit comme le premier ’’watering hole’’ en tant que résident de SD. Rien de spectaculaire sauf quelques luminosité locales et/ou des surprises occasionnelles. Un des bons arrêts du centre-ville qui ne regorgent pas de taproom excitants.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 8/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer  (125) Arkansas | November 23, 2014
Stopped here for lunch on a Wednesday. Place was mostly empty. Had a decent burger and a flight or two. Beer selection was good, but not great. Food was the same. Worth a visit if you are in the area and need lunch.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple  (236) London, England | October 30, 2014
Decent selection on tap, nice pub, small outside area.

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