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Sublime Ale House

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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1020 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, CA
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although this is an Ale House and has a lovely selection of ale, beer and stout, I go back again and again for the food, which is terrific. Service is great. The atmosphere is the warm, happy, hum of people enjoying good food and drink and each others company. The pizza is easily the best in the area, burgers are... More 

1 Thank bagherra
Phoenix, Arizona
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place that offered good service and great food. Our server recommended the Mac N Cheese and I was not disappointed. They have a great beer menu as well. You cant go wrong with Sublime Ale House!

Thank HotelGuyInAz
Elk Grove, California, United States
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we were a large group and had kids with us. We all had different beers and food and all was good. Good service and good food. Lots of food that we ended taking some home for another day!

Thank JohnZehn
Fallbrook, California
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a Farmer, and am constantly trying to find new restaurants who seek fresh, local produce raised without pesticides. Finding several positive reviews and an article online, Sublime Ale House looked like a great place to get a bite with some libation. I went on a Monday, in the middle of the afternoon and to my surprise there were a... More 

Thank Feedbackart
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sublime is our favorite ale house. The craft beer choices are plentiful and continually bringing new local brews to the menu. I love the coffee beer. My friends and I always eat the sizzling sisig. It is marinated n braised pork shoulder in little cubes served on a cast iron skillet w/very finely cut onions n jalapenos sizzling n cooked... More 

Thank poochiesmama
Oceanside, California
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315 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sublime Ale House is a super popular San Marcos hangout known for its scrumptious comfort food and fantastic craft beer selection. If you can’t choose from the ten different Mac n’ Cheese options on the menu then you’re invited to build your own. On the lighter side, the ample portion Asian Chicken Salad is tasty. And to compliment your meal,... More 

Thank CoastalCruiser27
Branford, Connecticut
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168 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

After a long road trip, we needed some food and this place popped up on my GPS. We were early in the evening so getting seated was no problem and our server was quick with water and menus. Food was good, but the beer mac & cheese was worth a second order to go!!! Good stop for a bite to... More 

Thank Troy P
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85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We have eaten here several times over the past few years and it always delivers. Great mac n cheese, awesome salads and their pizzas are some of the best you will find in an ale house. The get figgy with it pizza is awesome!!! If you are looking for a place with a great beer selection with some great good... More 

Thank joebobeo
Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Awesome food in between visiting several breweries. We didn't drink but the beer selection was very good. The Alfredo Mac and cheese was great, and the short rib grilled cheese was to die for. Chet was on top of us for service. Would definitely go back.

Thank Dan L
San Marcos, California
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86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

I have been to this place a few times. I love the sisig (sizzling pork dish with Hawaiian rolls) and the fries. The mac and cheese is also very good. They have a wide selection of beers. They will only take reservations for parties of 8 or more so be sure to get there early especially on weekends.

Thank Dawn T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: 17605109220

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?