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Bar, Pizza, Pub, American
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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Bar, Pizza, Pub, American
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Gift Cards Available, Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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Reviewed March 17, 2021

Would not go again, as they have been ignoring the rules and social distancing requirements Including the staff not wearing masks in the Kitchen

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed April 13, 2020 via mobile

If you visit Oceanside this bar is well worth a visit, good selection of craft beer. Bar food is good quality at a fair price. Will be back in October is this virus situation allows.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 3, 2020 via mobile

Stopped for a quick beer. Lunch special includes a house beer. Pizza, salad and beer for one price. Great service.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 27, 2019 via mobile

Great service, beers, and pizza. Sat in bar area and was greeted promptly. Sat and had a few beers. They have an excellent selection of their own brews and nice guest taps too. Ordered pizza, salad, and wings to go. Delicious food! Great spot to...check out; walking distance from the train station.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2019 via mobile

Great beer, great food, and great service. Chili and garlic bread was excellent. The Maffia sandwich was average, but I had the lettuce and tomato left off. Great bread, just not necessarily anything special. I would have it again after trying a few other items....Buffalo flavor wings were excellent! Definitely would have them again and probably try some other flavors since buffalo was so good. Their gold medal IPA was excellent as well. We tried two flights before ordering pints and all were good - not necessarily what we like on all, but all were solid flavors and drinkable. Even when it was busy the service was good too.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2019 via mobile

This is a fun spot that has the potential to become our weekly night out. Total crowd pleaser!!! Televisions showcase popular sports games and also really cool outdoor activity. There is a jukebox to play selected music. Arcade games such as pinball and the claw...machine to delight patrons who are not interested in hanging out at the table. Sound is at the optimal level, nothing is competing for attention. Draft beer selection is eclectic, and oh so delicious! Awesome ‘ happy hour’ deals, and daily specials. The cheese curds are a must; not greasy or weighted down at all, truly delightful. It’s also right down the street to the ocean, perfect for all types of get togethers!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 3, 2019 via mobile

Good beers from the brewery, food upscale from usual, salads, dessert. We started with just 2 people and added 6 more throughout the day. Staff was very accomodating to adding to our group, even though the additions were mostly children.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 4, 2019

We stopped in on a Friday afternoon and enjoyed it so much returned later that same evening for a second visit. Terrific layout, long bar. The beer selection is top notch and we fell in love with Rye Dawn, and incredible brown ale. We had...the Artichoke Brochette on our first stop, absolutely fabulous! Loaded with lots of artichoke. Enjoyed the Kali Kush Wings on the second visit. Service was top notch. We will be back for sure!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed August 14, 2019

Breakwater is a no-nonsense place to spend a few hours on a lazy afternoon. The beer selection is solid, as are the pub-style menu offerings. Patio seating is also available, and staff is friendly and happy to make recommendations.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

My wife visited on spec, looking for some food. A pleasant venue with very friendly and helpful bar-staff I tried samplers of a couple of IPO's and chose a good one while my wife ordered a white wine and pizza to share. The drinks were...great, the pizza was excellent and the surrounds very comfortable. Music was more background than blaring, which is the way we like it Overall a very pleasant experience - we hope to get back before we depart Oceanside!!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Breakwater Brewing

  • Yes, Breakwater Brewing offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Breakwater Brewing offers delivery services.

  • Breakwater Brewing is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3.5