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1020 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, CA
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 15
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  • 21
    Very good
  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Always a great meal

Great place for family's and a chance to sample some great brews. The mac and cheese is amazing !!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Keith K
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San Marcos, California, United States
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San Marcos, California, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Great place for family's and a chance to sample some great brews. The mac and cheese is amazing !!!!

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San Diego, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

San Diego is craft brew heaven, and Sublime has hit the sweet spot of brews and food served up in an appealing family friendly, date friendly package. Their huge set of beer taps makes choosing your brew an adventure, so take advantage for their offer to let you taste a sip before you choose, or go wild and select several... More 

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San Diego, CA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I love to sample a flight of Belgian style beers from all over. My favorite on the menu is the mussels and French fries. The cheese plate is also great. At peak times the restaurant can be very noisy. It is a very friendly family place.

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San Marcos, California
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The beer choices are superb. The food is great too. I've tried several pizzas, and they were all good and worthy of ordering again. I love that they have cherry beers (or other slightly girly beers) on tap for the ladies. I think this is one of the best restaurants in San Marcos, and I hope they stay around.

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San Diego
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Mac and Cheese is crazy good. Salads are fresh and crisp. Nice beer selection. Went early Saturday afternoon,started to get very busy. A little noisy but manageable with a beer or two. Already planning our next visit during happy hour.

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Hawaii
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82 reviews 82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We heard about this place from our son, so when we came to San Diego, we had to stop by for dinner. We were quite impressed with the vast selection of local San Diego craft beer and very happy to see Mac and cheese on the menu. With the cold weather, a big bowl of mac and cheese hit the... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

we stumbled upon this, as we where in the area. We where hungry and thirsty. It's kind of hard to find as it is in the back. We had some really good comfort food and decent beer. I will definitely go back next time I'm in the area.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We came across this place last minute, when our first dining option didn't work out, and I am so glad we did! It was a great experience. The atmosphere was warm and fun. It was a Saturday night, so it was pretty packed, but it wasn't overwhelming. The staff was very helpful and nice. It was Beer Week, so they... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My family and I stopped by here in early November for dinner, and the place was packed-- very busy on a Saturday night, which was a great sign. When we were seated, we were not disappointed-- the selection of beers was outstanding, and the food was very good. Do NOT miss the macaroni and cheese-- rich and indulgent and worth... More 

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Escondido, CA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Sublime is an informal place that serves great craft beers, both from fantastic local breweries and others further away. Menu is simple but has many tasty healthy choices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1020 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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