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Ballast Point Tasting Room and Kitchen

$$ - $$$American, ,
2215 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-1725
+1 619-255-7213
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2215 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-1725
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went with my girlfriend and some people she knows. Unfortunately I was on an alchohol hiatus but all the drinkers loved their beers. I did, however, eat! I had the carnitas empanadas. Comes with dill and spicy mustard dipping sauces. 3 good sized empanadas. We...More

Thank Brett W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been drinking Ballast Point offerings in the Midwest for many years so I was excited to get a chance to visit the "source". There were approximately 30 beers on tap, but they are thoughtfully arranged so you can determine which one suits your...More

Thank jessengee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I knew Ballast Point had great beer...had no idea how great the food would be!! If you like craft beer with really good food, then swing by.

Thank HappyBear70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started with a flight of beer. Staff is so helpful with choosing beers. We had salads and fish tacos which were all delicious!

Thank Jan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a few times and dropped by with my wife after landing at Lindbergh Field. We both had the Grunion Ale which was awesome. We tried the short rib tacos. My wife went first and when she bit in a lot of...More

Thank Brads P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a nice visit here on my last day in town. The beer was fantastic, especially the watermelon IPA. The staff was really nice, one of the female bartenders recognized my shirt from Cigar City in Tampa. That was really cool! :-)

Thank Jodi Z
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Went to Ballast Point to try their beer but decided to stay for lunch. The fish tacos were delicious. My husband had the fish sandwich and that was good also. A fun day

Thank 481,989
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We had a rehearsal party for family and friends in town for our son and soon to be daughter-in-law. We worked with the event planner Amy, and she was a great help. We rented 2 cabanas on the patio for a party of approximately 32...More

Thank Nina B
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

One of the most beautiful breweries I've ever been to. Great outdoor spot, the beer list has something for everyone and wine too if beer is not your thing. Reasonably priced and fast bartenders. I just wish people realized kids don't need to go EVERYWHERE...More

Thank Tds1983
Reviewed 5 April 2018

...a grounded feeling to this place, its identity and craft of its beer. It does not disappoint! Dorado IIPA was very good on the outdoor patio, beneath the heater and before a sweeping view of the restaurant and brewery.

Thank tinkerbell-hop
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4 August 2016|
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Response from Winehen | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much bar food. I haven't eaten there in several months but I remember oysters from last year.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2215 India St, San Diego, CA 92101-1725
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-255-7213
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At Ballast Point Little Italy, we pair handmade dishes with handcrafted beers to provide you and your guests with an exceptional customized experience. Whether a small dinner for your closest friends or a large company event, Ballast Point also offers three distinct private areas to create a memorable experience in the heart of Little Italy.
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