Toronado San Diego

Mayor: Marheb (3) | Taps: 50 | Bottles: 300
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Ibrew2or3  (353) Tempe, Arizona | February 28, 2013
Alright, is this cool or what? Sort of picnic bench type seating set up with wood floors, tables and chairs. They have a nice wide selection where I have typically found something new and interesting to try each visit. Aside from possible parking issues this place is top notch for beer selection, enjoyment and tasty beer options. I look forward to each visit. Go here!
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
CraftBeerNick  (81) London Town, England | November 27, 2017
Visited 22nd November 17, after the previous 2 nights, one night in New York, then LA now San Diego. I got a cab out from the Gaslamp centre straight here. The place is big and a large board displaying the beer on tap above the bar. I had a number of solid IPAs, Pliny included of course. I also had a fantastic bowl of Mac n Cheese, with bacon and jalapeños, just the job, before a quick trip down to Bottlecraft to load up on souvenirs to take home. Value was good for both the beer and food, the area is really nice and the service gruff but prompt, certainly not overly friendly
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Tide  (40) Helsinki, Finland | November 23, 2017
Just copy pasting my review from Toronado SF since they are almost identical. Exquisite selection of craft beers, there's always lots of new stuff every week. Pliny on tap all the time. Pints cost $6 or even just $5 during happy hour. Proper rock style dive bar, jukebox playing Iron Maiden or Tool. The service is down to the point, order a beer from the list or someone else will be next. For some that's a problem, but I don't need to spend 5 minutes discussing a beer and blocking everyone else... One of my favorite places in San Diego.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
crafterdeamon  (20) , | November 6, 2017
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Iznogud  (530) , Croatia | August 6, 2017
Fairly large place with dive beer atmosphere. Good service, lots of taps with focus on IPAs. Three RR, 2 Almanac and Beachwood, one Cellarmaker. Lots of local beers. Very good bottle list. A must visit in North Park.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
deyholla  (708) Minneapolis, Minnesota | July 2, 2017
A true classic. Kind of a dive bar feel with a central bar surrounded by tables. Bartender was quick and knew a good amount about the beer. 50 world class taps with half pints available on most the beers if you want to tick. A strong bottle list as well. I did not try the food on my visit. Prices were on the low slide. A true classic.
90
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
cesarpball  (67) Barcelona, Spain | May 22, 2017
Mítico pub de San Francisco con buenos precios en la cerveza. Muy muy recomendable en su visita
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 18/20
gyllenbock  (364) Stockholm, Sweden | February 13, 2017
Visited on a very calm Monday early afternoon and on a busy Friday evening in February 2017. The service was quick and friendly on both occasions. The selection was really good, I always start with a Pliny The Elder when visiting Toronado. (have been to SF many times). A must visit in San Diego.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
PMgep  (67) Lund, Sweden | December 16, 2016
Late night visit. Place was almost empty. Dark interior. Had IPA theme when we were there. Quite ok selection, but I think it’s probably better when they don’t have a theme for the board.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
MaBeer1972  (191) Reno, Nevada | September 17, 2016
Visited on a Thursday afternoon. Few people at the bar. Quick service. Ordered a Pliny, though it seemed off. Super-focused on craft beer. Did not eat. Worth a try if you are nearby.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
Owl83  (83) Athens, Greece | September 7, 2016
Really dark and unfriendly enviroment in a not so easygoing area.The beer selection was ok.The staff was not the friendliest...Worth the visit though.

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