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The Beer Company

#496 of 3,835 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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602 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-5423
619-398-0707
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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150 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Downtown location, I guess most people go for the beer and atmosphere. The food wasn't that great. They have a lot of choices but food is so so... Not a bad visit but wouldn't go back. Much better places around.

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Thank CarribeanBound1
BRISBANE
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

first stop in the gas lamp district. early in the afternoon...friendly bartender and good beer and great tacos for taco Tuesday.

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Thank ROBERT M
Victoria
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

During a two week period visiting San Diego, we enjoyed our time spent in this large brew pub, not only because it was next door to our hotel & easy to reach in wet weather, but because it is such a lively place that serves good food & beverages. It is open daily between 11:00 am & 2.00 am. Very... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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440 reviews
373 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Girlfriend loved the sour apple Martini (Absolut), had a generous pour. Had the 6th & Broadway Brown ($6) which was OK, neither bad or outstanding. The Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps ($7) were served with WILTED lettuce - no excuse for this!! And first impressions mean alot!!

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Thank baaaaaaa
Dartmouth, Canada
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445 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Visiting San Diego as a stop on a cruise, we decided to find a spot for a beer and lunch and WiFi so I could catch up on my e-mail and post my latest Travel Blog Entry. The local tourist information kiosk suggested The Beer Co on Broadway, so we walked there from the port. Staff were friendly and confirmed... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

On my last night of my hols and am all on my own. Decided to try some local beers and saw the sign for Happy Hour 14:00 - 19:00 and 22:00 - close. They do a lovely beer called Tijuana Red which I thought was great. Was shown to my seat by a really pretty Skelton (it is Halloween after... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I split a delicious 10" or 12" veggie pizza at lunch on Saturday. Cooked in a fire oven, the crust was perfect, and the vegetables were generous and of good quality, including fresh peppers, mushrooms and onions, as well as artichokes. Since I am vegan, we ordered it without cheese. My non-vegan husband did not miss the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

In all fairness,the bartender was working hard but he was basically by himself (apart from the backup helping him) and the bar was quite busy. Food wasnt great and I was not offered any kind of cuttlery (it was a burger but come on.... At least a tissue) or any sauce, and didnt have much chance to get one as,... More 

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Thank M0m01988
Kewaunee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Stopped at the Beer Company for Happy Hour and was very pleased. Drinks were very reasonable priced. Just had the appetizers but they were very good. Fun atmosphere with lots of people and sports on TV.

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Thank travelforfun33
Sacramento, California
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Fun bar and pub. Bartenders very attentive and made good drinks. House wine was also potable. Large portions of food and nachos were very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 602 Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-5423
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-398-0707

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?