Bay Area - Best Breweries
Jingletown Jazz Room is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

1. Jingletown Jazz Room

3096 E 10th St (Fruitvale), Oakland, CA
Brewery · Jingletown · 9 tips and reviews

Linkie L.Linkie Linkievich: Don't forget your growler!

Beach Chalet Brewery & Restaurant is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

2. Beach Chalet Brewery & Restaurant

6.9
1000 Great Hwy (at John F Kennedy Dr), San Francisco, CA
American Restaurant · Golden Gate Park · 115 tips and reviews
Bear Republic Brewery is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

3. Bear Republic Brewery

345 Healdsburg Ave (btwn Plaza & Matheson St), Healdsburg, CA
Brewery · 104 tips and reviews

Shana R.Shana Ray: You shouldn't leave here without trying the Racer 5! Read more.

4. BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

6.2
1140 El Camino Real, San Bruno, CA
American Restaurant · Tanforan · 119 tips and reviews

Hana N.Hana Na: Get the pizookie trio. You get to pick and choose the flavors you want!

Black Diamond Brewery is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

5. Black Diamond Brewery

2470 Bates Ave (btwn Sprig Dr & Folsom Ct), Concord, CA
Brewery · 5 tips and reviews

Peter C.Peter Castillo: Great place to try their various beers. Wishing food place was closer.

Buffalo Bill's Brew Pub is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

6. Buffalo Bill's Brew Pub

7.3
1082 B St (at Foothill Blvd), Hayward, CA
Brewery · Downtown Hayward · 87 tips and reviews

ShirleyShirley: Get a taste of summer with the Orange Blossom Cream Ale!

Campbell Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

7. Campbell Brewing Company

200 E Campbell Ave, Campbell, CA
Brewery · Downtown Campbell · 8 tips and reviews

Ruthe R.Ruthe Roberts: LOVE the Scottish Stout!

Cellarmaker Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

8. Cellarmaker Brewing Company

1150 Howard St (btwn 7th & 8th St), San Francisco, CA
Brewery · SoMa · 105 tips and reviews

Nick F.Nick Fullmer: Best brewery in SF. Amazing line-up of beers along with a great food truck schedule. Not only do they offer growler fills in 750ml, 32oz 64oz sizes, they also fill amber hued ones from other places.

Woods Cervecería is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

9. Woods Cervecería

8.7
3801 18th St (at Church St), San Francisco, CA
Brewery · Dolores Heights · 85 tips and reviews

AskMenAskMen: Set right on the edge of Dolores Park, Woods' taphouse with Argentinian small plates (empanadas anyone?) will show off varieties of yerba mate-infused beers that were only available in stores before Read more.

Creek Monkey Tap House is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

10. Creek Monkey Tap House

611 Escobar St (at Castro St), Martinez, CA
Brewery · 23 tips and reviews

Stephanie V.Stephanie Van Dyke: Try the summer solstice! It's delicious

Devil's Canyon Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

11. Devil's Canyon Brewing Company

8.7
935 Washington St (Industrial), San Carlos, CA
Brewery · 35 tips and reviews

Jon P.Jon Parise: Go to Devil's Canyon on the last Friday of the month for their "Beer Friday" event.

Drake's Barrel House is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

12. Drake's Barrel House

8.8
1933 Davis St, San Leandro, CA
Brewery · 69 tips and reviews

Dorothy D.Dorothy D: Well hidden gem with a stunning array of beer. Try the sampler tray of 5 for starters. There's usually a food truck nearby for tasty vittles. Don't drink and drive!

E.J. Phair Brewing Company & Alehouse is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

13. E.J. Phair Brewing Company & Alehouse

2151 Salvio St (at Grant St), Concord, CA
Brewery · Downtown Concord · 47 tips and reviews

Christopher W.Christopher Wheeler: 6 EJ Phair beers on draught. 10 guest taps. Great selection of Belgian beers in bottles.

Elevation 66 Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

14. Elevation 66 Brewing Company

7.3
10082 San Pablo Ave (at Central Ave.), El Cerrito, CA
Brewery · 43 tips and reviews

planetmackieplanetmackie: Try the EastBay IPA - nice and hoppy. I had the Kalua Pork Tacos and homemade chips - Very good!!!!

El Toro Brewing Co. is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

15. El Toro Brewing Co.

6.1
17370 Hill Rd (E. Main Ave), Morgan Hill, CA
Brewery · 25 tips and reviews

Dylan F.Dylan Foster: Really good microbrews and pub food. Great place to watch the Sharks.

Faction Brewing is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

16. Faction Brewing

8.7
2501 Monarch St, Alameda, CA
Brewery · Alameda Point · 47 tips and reviews

Aaron K.Aaron Keigher: This place is amazing! A must go brewery!

Faultline Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

17. Faultline Brewing Company

1235 Oakmead Pkwy (at Lakeside Dr), Sunnyvale, CA
Brewery · 78 tips and reviews

Björn E.Björn Ekelund: Try the Hefe Weizen. Brewed on site. Best weissbier I've had outside Germany.

FireHouse Grill & Brewery is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

18. FireHouse Grill & Brewery

111 S Murphy Ave (at S Sunnyvale Ave.), Sunnyvale, CA
Brewery · Heritage District · 54 tips and reviews

MetroSeeker.comMetroSeeker.com: Order the hefeweizen and the onion rings. Epic. The staff is generally nice.

Freewheel Brewing Co. is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

19. Freewheel Brewing Co.

8.0
3736 Florence St (at Marsh Rd), Redwood City, CA
Brewery · 30 tips and reviews
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

20. Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant

640 Emerson St (at Forest Ave), Palo Alto, CA
Brewery · University South · 22 tips and reviews

Jeff A.Jeff Amlin: Try the well-balanced märzen

Half Moon Bay Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

21. Half Moon Bay Brewing Company

8.5
390 Capistrano Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA
Brewery · 144 tips and reviews

Alisse H.Alisse Heine: Love. Good beer good food. What more do you want?

Heretic Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

22. Heretic Brewing Company

9.1
1052 Horizon Dr (Suite B), Fairfield, CA
Brewery · 15 tips and reviews

Michael C.Michael C: Try it all. The wide selection of beers are all distinctly crafted and the tenders are happy to oblige large quantities of tasters.

Hermitage Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

23. Hermitage Brewing Company

1627 S 7th St (at Phelan Ave), San Jose, CA
Brewery · South San Jose · 8 tips and reviews

Matthew K.Matthew Kump: Great beer! Little hard to find, don't trust google maps. Its part of the building at Phelan and 7th. You can drive to the back corner where its at. Next to Greenside Janitorial Supply.

Hop Dogma Brewing Co. is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

24. Hop Dogma Brewing Co.

30 Avenida Portola, Half Moon Bay, CA
Brewery · 13 tips and reviews

Andre L.Andre Lazar: Get a sampler and definitely try the oatmeal stout. Talk to the owners, they are super cool !

HopMonk Tavern is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

25. HopMonk Tavern

7.6
691 Broadway (at Andrieux St.), Sonoma, CA
Brewery · 42 tips and reviews

Kyle M.Kyle Minor: For God so loved the world that he invented Beer Gardens in warm climates. And it was good. Read more.

Iron Springs Pub & Brewery is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

26. Iron Springs Pub & Brewery

765 Center Blvd (at Pastori), Fairfax, CA
Brewery · 42 tips and reviews

alembicalembic: Plenty selections on tap and a great place to hang out with your buddies.

Jack's Brewing Co. is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

27. Jack's Brewing Co.

7.1
39176 Argonaut Way (Mowry Ave.), Fremont, CA
Brewery · Sundale · 32 tips and reviews

Ujwal C.Ujwal Chinthala: Its a place for beer and burgers!! Black jack and IPA is the best combination.

Jupiter is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

28. Jupiter

9.0
2181 Shattuck Ave (at Allston Way), Berkeley, CA
Brewery · Downtown Berkeley · 221 tips and reviews

ZipcarZipcar: Looking for the locals in Berkeley? Hit up Jupiter for its live music, great pizza and craft brewed beers. (Just remember, drinking and zipping don’t mix.)

Lagunitas Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

29. Lagunitas Brewing Company

9.3
1280 N McDowell Blvd (at Scott St), Petaluma, CA
Brewery · 206 tips and reviews

Avery J.Avery Jenkins: Some of the Best Beers in NorCal!!! Make sure to try their Maximus IPA and Hop Stoopid if you love IPA's! Get the Undercover Shutdown Ale or Brown Shugga' when available, if like it Strong! Cheers!!

Los Gatos Brewing Co. is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

30. Los Gatos Brewing Co.

130 N Santa Cruz Ave (at Grays Ln), Los Gatos, CA
Brewery · 35 tips and reviews

Jon M.Jon Merripen: cask brown = win

Magnolia Gastropub & Brewery is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

31. Magnolia Gastropub & Brewery

8.6
1398 Haight St (at Masonic Ave), San Francisco, CA
Gastropub · Haight Ashbury · 313 tips and reviews

7x7 Magazine7x7 Magazine: Order the Blue Bell Bitter from the cask...it's #24 on 7x7's Big Eat SF 2010. Read more.

32. Marin Brewing Company

1809 Larkspur Landing Cir, Larkspur, CA
Brewery · Larkspur Landing Circle · 79 tips and reviews

Arthur♡♡♡Arthur♡♡♡: This is one of my favorite Brewing Company. They have a great staff, and very delicious foods. A wonderful atmosphere to meet new friends, and a selection of cold beers on the menu to choose from.

Mill Valley Beerworks is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

33. Mill Valley Beerworks

173 Throckmorton Ave (at Creek Ln), Mill Valley, CA
Restaurant · Downtown Mill Valley · 46 tips and reviews

gennaratorgennarator: Great addition to downtown Mill Valley. They have a wide selection of beers that you can bring anyone here-from the biggest beer snobs to wine drinkers. I love supporting local family businesses.

Moylan's Brewery & Restaurant is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

34. Moylan's Brewery & Restaurant

7.1
15 Rowland Way, Novato, CA
Brewery · 45 tips and reviews

Donald A.Donald Army: Tipperary Pale Ale is a great on tap!

Napa Smith Brewery is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

35. Napa Smith Brewery

6.9
1 Executive Way (at N Kelly Rd), Napa, CA
Brewery · 22 tips and reviews

Harris O.Harris Oranges: Campfire Porter is great in the winter months.

Old Redwood Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

36. Old Redwood Brewing Company

9000 Windsor Rd #A, Windsor, CA
Brewery · 2 tips and reviews

KenKen: Amazing beer, every one was excellent. All are big beers and not for whimps, but excellent.

Pacific Coast Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

37. Pacific Coast Brewing Company

906 Washington St (btwn 9th & 10th), Oakland, CA
Brewery · Old Oakland · 39 tips and reviews
Pizza Orgasmica & Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

38. Pizza Orgasmica & Brewing Company

823 Clement St (at 9th Ave), San Francisco, CA
Pizzeria · Inner Richmond · 57 tips and reviews

Tom M.Tom Murphy: Two words: Beer Tower

Pyramid Brewery & Alehouse is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

39. Pyramid Brewery & Alehouse

901 Gilman St (btw 7th and 8th), Berkeley, CA
Brewery · 79 tips and reviews

Kevin H.Kevin Hessel: No longer on the menu, but ask for a Thundercot - a mix of Thunderhead IPA and Audacious Apricot Ale. Great summer beer for fans of big ales.

Rabbit's Foot Meadery is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

40. Rabbit's Foot Meadery

1246 Birchwood Dr (btwn Tasman & Elko), Sunnyvale, CA
Meadery · 30 tips and reviews

Mike H.Mike Hoffhines: Get the complete tasting tour for first time visitors! Then take home a 1/2 gallon of the Black Cherry Cyser. Read more.

The Rare Barrel is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

41. The Rare Barrel

940 Parker St (at 9th St), Berkeley, CA
Brewery · West Berkeley · 58 tips and reviews

Tim S.Tim Sakhuja: Sour beers get their characteristic twang from a secondary bacterial fermentation. Think beer mixed with kombucha.

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

42. Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

7.6
1875 S. Bascom Ave, #700 (at Campisi Way), Campbell, CA
American Restaurant · Pruneyard · 97 tips and reviews

Fast CompanyFast Company: This pub near eBay's HQ is where innovations are hatched from casual conversations over pretzels and beer. The most recent: a deal-finding feature called, um, Deal Finder, that launched in December.

Russian River Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

43. Russian River Brewing Company

9.0
725 4th St (btwn D & E St.), Santa Rosa, CA
Brewery · 325 tips and reviews

Parker D.Parker Day: The beer here is consistently rated some of the best in the country. Try the Damnation or Pliny.

Schooner's Grille & Brewery is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

44. Schooner's Grille & Brewery

4250 Lone Tree Way, Antioch, CA
Brewery · 19 tips and reviews

HeidiHeidi: Love the Pale Ale!!

Schubros Brewery is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

45. Schubros Brewery

12893 Alcosta Blvd Ste N, San Ramon, CA
Brewery · 5 tips and reviews

Santino M.Santino Marcozzi: Buy a growler. Fill it up. Drink. Repeat.

Social Kitchen & Brewery is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

46. Social Kitchen & Brewery

1326 9th Ave (btwn Irving & Judah St), San Francisco, CA
Brewery · Inner Sunset · 97 tips and reviews

nancy t.nancy t.: Their beers are fantastic! And so are the kennebec fries.

Southern Pacific Brewing is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

47. Southern Pacific Brewing

8.1
620 Treat Ave (at 19th St), San Francisco, CA
Brewery · Mission District · 288 tips and reviews

Tasting TableTasting Table: Get the inexpensive house brewed beer, which comes in 6 varieties, and augment it by pub fare: Read more.

Southpaw BBQ is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

48. Southpaw BBQ

2170 Mission St (btwn 17th St & 18th St), San Francisco, CA
BBQ Joint · Mission District · 107 tips and reviews

ThrillistThrillist: Order up the Old Crow bourbon-brined chicken in this smokehouse-cum-brewery. And drink up, their serving tank can whip up 14 kegs at a time. Read more.

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

49. Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

8.5
1195 Evans Ave (at Keith St), San Francisco, CA
Brewery · Bayview · 51 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: 12 taps of beer are available at Speakeasy's taproom. Check the website for hours before visiting.

Steelhead Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

50. Steelhead Brewing Company

333 California Dr (at North Ln), Burlingame, CA
Brewery · Downtown Burlingame · 58 tips and reviews

Nils P.Nils Paajanen: Broadway blonde for refreshment, cask ipa for awesome taste. Chapeau!

Tap 25 Craft Beer is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

51. Tap 25 Craft Beer

8.5
25 S Livermore Ave #107 (at Railroad Ave), Livermore, CA
Pub · 20 tips and reviews

Dave S.Dave S.: Legit and knowledgable bartenders and constantly evolving selection of craft beers. Always fantastic.

Third Street Aleworks is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

52. Third Street Aleworks

7.8
610 3rd St (btwn Mendocino Ave & D St), Santa Rosa, CA
Brewery · 57 tips and reviews

Downtown S.Downtown Santa Rosa: Every Tuesday enjoy $2.50 brats and $2.50 pints all day long! Specials everyday!

ThirstyBear Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

53. ThirstyBear Brewing Company

661 Howard St (btwn 2nd & 3rd), San Francisco, CA
Brewery · SoMa · 223 tips and reviews

Tara d.Tara de Guzman: Go to Thirsty Bear, and order the "Sample 9" they're little shots of each brewed beer at the restaurant. My favs: Meyer E.S.B., Howard Street I.P.A. and Kozlov Stout

Tied House Brewery & Cafe is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

54. Tied House Brewery & Cafe

954 Villa St (at Franklin St.), Mountain View, CA
Brewery · Old Mountain View · 112 tips and reviews

Michael T.Michael Tchou: "Hoppy Hour" from 4-6:30PM Weekdays, and $1 Half-pint night every Thursday.

Triple Rock Brewing Co. is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

55. Triple Rock Brewing Co.

7.7
1920 Shattuck Ave (btwn Hearst Ave. & Berkeley Way), Berkeley, CA
Brewery · Downtown Berkeley · 105 tips and reviews

Sarah S.Sarah Stone: Monkey Head Thursday nights. Do it!

Triple Voodoo Brewery & Tap Room is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

56. Triple Voodoo Brewery & Tap Room

7.5
2245 3rd St (btwn 19th & 20th St), San Francisco, CA
Brewery · Dogpatch · 35 tips and reviews

Kevin-John B.Kevin-John Black: Really fun addition to the local brew scene.

Trumer Pils Brauerei is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

57. Trumer Pils Brauerei

6.0
1404 4th St, Berkeley, CA
Brewery · 4 tips and reviews

OurtisanOurtisan: Bonus points if you're able to check out the retired cask that looks like a spaceship

Woodfour Brewing Company is one of Bay Area - Best Breweries.

58. Woodfour Brewing Company

7.5
6780 Depot St (at The Barlow), Sebastopol, CA
Brewery · 19 tips and reviews

Michael L.Michael Lehman: Check out the "Wall of Beer"! 104 different brews in bottles hanging on the wall! See if you can find "The King" in the brown paper bag. Classic!