cool place, maybe the best of the three to visit. Selection really depends on the day of the week. Really good pizza.
Oakes (821) Vancouver, British Columbia | April 27, 2008
Big, bright and beachy. Killer lineup of house brews and guest taps. Pizza was okay, nothing special. Some creativity in the beer lineup. However, the pints are served ice cold, no matter what the style. That’s just silly. Service is pretty good, though and on the whole I’d come back.
Surfboards hang from the ceiling. Vibe is uber-caz, you order at the counter and everything. Beers are heavily rotated, which is the coolest thing. Been twice in less than a week and already the lineup is substantially different. Love that aspect. Pizza style ain’t my thang but it is what it is and the place has a panache for sure. Old school arcade games, family friendly without being family friendly...great brewer. Not much to be desired really, given its proximity to the beach and all. Shite!
There’s a bit too much pizza odor in the room, which looks quite nice, but if you’re not there to rate it doesn’t matter much. The beers here were better and more interesting than those at San Clemente, service level the same. But at least those behind the bar were friendly and helpful. Nice pizza served. Definitely a place I’d go back to.
Open and spacious with tables as well as bar sitting area. Nice selection of house brewed beers as well as a few guest taps. Samplers/flights available. Very friendly service and a medium pizza with 8-10 samplers will only set you back around $40.
Really big place with a surfer vibe to it. Lots of big long tables and families around eating pizza. Beer selection is great and their own beers are very good. The service on the other hand is one brings this place down. They run this place like a factory and they seem annoyed if you order the tasters or half 1/2 pints (which is what we wanted to do as we intend on trying ALL the beers!)
In addition they the staff is quite surly and in a hurry to get you out. There are much better bars in the San diego area their pizza is pretty good, but it seems more of family pizzeria than a beer bar. Then again maybe thats what it is...
Good place to try a very wide range of their beers. Maybe 30 Pizza Port taps going, along with eleven guest brews. Flights of four little (3oz.) glasses for $6. About 20 different kinds of pizza on the menu. Somewhat crowded on an early Friday afternoon, with a variety of people: young, older, parents w/ young kids, military... Quite noisy, with a loud garish mix of many sports TVs on, and a long line of video games, and an eclectic selection of music (Stones, metal, and Bjork is succession). Kinda felt busy, not at all relaxing place to drink. Service at the bar was good, but the guy at the "Order Grub Here" station was pretty brusque and impatient when I asked questions. Oh, well. I really came for the beer, and it was good to very good.
After spending some great time with the guys at the bottle shop, decided I needed some food with my buddy. Got a GREAT pie, and had the Liars IPA (black Lie), very nice, I dig, I dig, check it out, and see the bottle shop, dope.
Good selection of beers on tap. Only tried some of their own, but they were all really tasty. Great pizza. Beer was cheap, food not too pricy. The place was almost totally full when we were there, really high volume and hard to find seats.