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All 72 Sonora Restaurants

The Standard Pour

19040 Standard Rd, Sonora, CA 95370-7542
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Ranked #22 of 72 Restaurants in Sonora
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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English first
Victorville, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I had the half pound Standard burger and it was excellent. The sweet potato fries were okay, but the burger was better. Next time I'll try the regular fries or tots! The ambience of this place was great. We sat out on the balcony. We were a large group but the waitress didn't put the 18% tip that normal restaurants... More

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Nevada City, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

When I first arrived for lunch all seemed promising and I liked the atmosphere of open airiness.. The hostesses were very accommodating and the wait staff person came quickly to cheerfully greet me and bring me a beverage. I have dietary restrictions and explained that I'd like a salmon burger that comes with sriracha mayonnaise without the bread and tomatoes.... More

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Went there for lunch recently with a group of 9. Large selection of craft beers, and the wait staff seemed knowledgeable about the beer selection, which is definitely not standard. Although the restaurant was not too crowded on that Saturday afternoon, it was a little noisy, I think mostly because it is a big old brick/cement building that bounces the... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Again, five stars comes in all shapes and sizes. In this case, great atmosphere, friendly service, nice presentation of food, locally sourced and house-made specialties in the heart of California Gold Country near the gateway to Yosemite National Park. The Standard Pour hit the mark in a variety of ways. Love the ambiance. Wide open and spacious. Beautiful hardwood floors,... More

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138 reviews 138 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

And old, large converted building ...once the administrative offices of the Pickering Mill. Today it sports a long, beutiful wooden bar and a wide assortment of beers. We did not eat but others were eating hamburgers at the end of the bar in late afternoon. There are tables as well as private rooms for group gatherings. For pleasant service, ask... More

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Sonora, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Diamondback in Sonora is a place I would bring anyone to for a wonderful burger or other freshly served beef or fish dinner. So what is up with Standard Pour? After 5 years and 6 visits (3 lunches, 3 dinners) I'm still very disappointed. A lackluster menu and very noisy environment make it difficult to enjoy Standard Pour. I want... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

The Standard Pour is in a old building. This does give it some character, but it was rather empty and echo-ey when we went which made it a little intimidating. The staff were friendly and service was good. Food was standard bar-fare, but tasty. The real reason for going was the selection of beers, which was extensive and the ones... More

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Los Angeles
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

C'mon man! I don't see how this great place was rated below top five in Sonora. The only hits I can see are "a little out of the way" and "noisy". We were headed out and back Sonora pass, so the Best Western was the top rated choice for us. That put Standard Pour right in our cross hairs. But,... More

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The Standard Po... S, Manager at The Standard Pour, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review. We're glad you enjoyed your experience at The Standard Pour. We hope to see you next time you are passing through Sonora. Cheers. More

4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

Great selection of beers and always good food with daily specials. Check out Taco Tuedays for $2 tacos. I have never been disappointed here.

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Sonora, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant is out of the way but well worth the effort to get there. It is located in an old lumber mill headquarters building with historic architecture. The food is always well prepared and the service is excellent. This is a good place for partys, meetings and social gatherings as well as individual family dinners. Separate rooms for special... More

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