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“the worst” 1 of 5 stars
Review of La Jolla Brew House

La Jolla Brew House
7536 Fay Ave., La Jolla, San Diego, CA
858-456-6279
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Ranked #129 of 1,262 Restaurants in La Jolla
Price range: $8 - $11
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Nevada City, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“the worst”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

We have been to many brewpubs in the West. Moan, Deschutes, Sierra Nevada, Laguintas, Mendocino,etc. This is totally sub par. We looked at the menu for food and beer on the web. It looked good - but much of the advertised fare was not available. There was only one in-house beer available, a double IPA that was over choppy and zip on anything else. Wish I had ordered one of the guest beers! My fish and chips were right out of the freezer, and my wife's "chicken avocado roll" was inedible. The server disappeared at check time. We are amazed that locals still eat and drink at this place.

On a scale of 1--10, this is a -3!!!

Visited March 2013
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English first
La Quinta, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Good beer, casual pub”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We stopped by for happy hour on a weekday. The place is a pretty typical brew pub that you'd find in most cities. They had a pretty good beer selection and pub food (mostly fried things). The service was friendly and pretty speedy. I wouldn't say it's anything special, but given all the fancy places in La Jolla, this provides a casual and lesser expensive choice for food and beer downtown.

Visited February 2013
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Long Beach
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“cute place average service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

the place itself was really cute, had a patio and a fireplace, a bunch of booths and tables. my boyfriend and i went on a sunday so maybe that's the reason it was dead but the service was average and the beer was average. it wasn't bad but it wasn't good either.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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San Diego, CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Super slow service kills cool location and atmosphere”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012 via mobile

Only three other parties in restaurant. Our food took over 30 minutes - no apologies or explanation from staff; we ordered off of the standard brunch menu. Once delivered it was average food.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Richmond, Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Good value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

My first experience here was for a private party. The private room had its own bar, and they even made a special drink menu for us. The food and service were both great.

We decided to go back upon purchasing a Living Social deal. Great experience and great value. The burgers were delicious, the server was great, and the beer was delicious. The bar had a good balance of local and non-local beers. We are planning on trying out their trivia night soon.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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