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3812 Grim Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-3602
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Been here many times. Nice atmosphere and great beer. Walking distance to food and other breweries. Get a taster and try a bunch of their beers if you've never had them.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

Oh the beers one can try! I went with my brother, quite a beer expert, and he did not steer me wrong on any of the selections I tried. I came back to Arizona and have successfully found vendors of Hess beer, because I am now a real fan. No food is served by the brewery but different food trucks... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

The flights are 15$ for 5$, can't beat that and you get a glass with flight purchase. I'm a fan of darker beer and enjoyed the Umbrix very much.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

A must go, absolutely a nice location and great beer! Food is also available! Sport events on two big screens. We came all the way from Germany to try the gold medal awarded beer!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

Fantastic environment with amazing beers. This place is a great spot for a few sneaky beers any day of the week!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

Celebrated my son's birthday here. We brought in pizza, veggie tray and dessert. We were able to reserve a table. All employees were super nice to all our party of over 20!!! They even made the entire place sing happy birthday to my son. I would highly recommend it to anyone. Plus they are dog friendly!! And their beer is... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2015

I enjoyed the atmosphere at mike hess brewing. nice lighting, good seating and good beer. We had heard that a food truck often pulls up for business, since Hess doesn't do food and enjoyed grabbing some small tacos while sharing a beer with old friends

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

Very cool place overlooking the beer kettles. Quality beer selection. Games to play, large TV with football. Dart boards and food truck. Nice place to have a beer or three.

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Thank Bill Q
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

San Diego is a craft beer Mecca and Mike Hess brewery in north park was the best visit we had on the 26 breweries we visited. Excellent service, incredible quality, and spectacular atmosphere. If you are in town and looking for a great experience, don't miss this place!

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Pocatello, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014

There are surely a healthy number of breweries in San Diego - I try and make it a mission to seek them out and try as many as I can when I'm in a new city. Mike Hess Brewing in North Park really stood out for me. Great (not just good) beer - high attention to detail, in a unique... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3812 Grim Ave, San Diego, CA 92104-3602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?