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“A Flight”
Review of The Alley

The Alley
Ranked #2 of 5 Nightlife in Mariposa
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Owner description: The Alley is a Craft Beer and Boutique Wine bar located just outside Yosemite National Park in the historic town of Mariposa, CA. We feature 12 rotating draught beers, and a long ever-changing selection of California wine from small producers. Our passion is to bring you the best of what we have sampled, so please ask us our advise...most likely we will give it to you anyhow! Open Monday-Saturday. CHEERS!
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“A Flight”
Reviewed 19 July 2013

This bar in the middle of nowhere is fun. Take a flight! Lots of nice beers and wines. Mariposa is in the middle of nowhere. On main street you find a few hotels and restaurants. By coincidence we took THE ALLEY and that was a good choice!!!!!!

Visited July 2013
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English first
Bristol, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Making Mariposa great!”
Reviewed 5 July 2013

Flora and Aaron Savage have done a great job here. They've grown a small business with love and incredibly detailed knowledge of great wines that are local, and notably, not from the Napa Valley. Their beer list is equally varied, and the atmosphere they create is personable and classy.

This, alongside their unhesitating recommendations of other local businesses, really made our stay in Mariposa the highlight of California for us.

Visited June 2013
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Livermore, California
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4 reviews
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“Omg!!!! Awesome wine.”
Reviewed 1 June 2013

Great wine selection. The owners are so willing to please. Brought out an amazing wine that wasn't on the list to try. This was our second visit here on a three day trip to Yosemite. If you want a really good wine after a hard day of hiking stop here!

Visited May 2013
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San Francisco, California
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16 attraction reviews
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“Understated style, amazing selections, and boutiquesque!”
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Rolled by The Alley after setting up in Mariposa ahead of driving into Yosemite the next morning. Truly an amazing wine and beer menu. We got the chance to sit down with the owners Aaron and Flo who reconditioned the entire place and run it as their baby. Great bar, cool table seating, and a perfect beer/wine garden. This place is a little gem generally a quiet town that is a perfect distance from visiting Yosemite. It has all the little things, right down to a wall constructed out of shutters.

Looking for a superb wine and beer selection in a cool atmosphere with an extremely knowledgeable and articulate bar staff...hit it up. Completely unpretentious yet cutting edge in a small town. You'll love the vibe.

Visited May 2013
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Mariposa, California
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“Classy and fun.”
Reviewed 20 March 2013

The owners were very friendly,knowledgable about their product and the atmosphere is laid back and kid free!!I have kids so appreciate a little adult time!!Great cheesecake and I even found a wine spitzer I liked(I dont do wine)Great gingerbeer and relaxing vibe,cant wait to sit on the patio and chill after work this summer.Good job Savages!!!

Visited March 2013
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