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Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens
Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.stoneworldbistro.com/home.asp
  • Phone: (760) 294-7866 x1700
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

    Sunday Brunch: Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Organic, Comfort Food, Brewery
  • Executive Chef: Chef Alex Carballo
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Our catering department is quickly growing and vastly expanding. We look forward to making everything from your company meeting to your wedding a delicious success.
    Contact: Catering Manager
    760.471.4999 ext 1742
  • Special Events & Promotions: Call or email for details!
    Bistro Events Department
    760.294.7866 ext. 1740

    Andrea Parker; Events Manager
    760.499.1999 ext 1740

    See web site: www.stoneworldbistro.com for events information

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Catch the Eastbound Sprinter to Stone! Closest stop is Nordahl Road.
    North County Transit District: Bus Route # 353
    NCTD Phone Customer Service = 760.966.6500
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Carpool! We fill up fast. But bear with us. We've got some expansions going on. We're adding a whole new section of parking spaces. We'll soon have enough parking to accommodate you and all your friends.
A word from Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens
At Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens, we endeavor to use as much in-season, locally and organically grown produce as possible. It's about much more than freshness and sustainability. Local, organic food--fresh from local growers AND our own farm to your table--simply tastes better and is better for you. Combine those benefits with our expansive gardens, our indoor and outdoor 32-tap beer systems and select wines and you've got a dining experience to satiate your--body, mind and soul.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Diner Reviews
  • "I've visited the Bistro 3 times now and have never been disappointed. Eclectic menu, meals are well prepared and taste great and the service is perfect. And of course, there is the BEER!!"
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "Even though I made reservation, they did not seat us until 35 minutes later. I even had to ask the hostess when we will be seated she said you need to wait because we dont have any available seating and cant kick people out. What was the point of the reservation??? Secondly I put in a special request for outdoor patio seating on the reservation and they seated us INSIDE, not to mention that we were celebrating a birthday and I had to remind the waiter about it. The service sucked and the food was okay, nothing special; however, the scene was nice."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "The beer, food and grounds are great. A good location for a day trip and hang out all day."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "We have been long time fans of stone since they were a very small microbrewery. We have eaten there many times. This experience was really sad. Service was slow we waited a long time for our food. I prefer wine with dinner. Glasses of wine are at 15 to 18 dollars for marginal wines. When I requested to try beforehand I was told no. We asked to speak to the service manager and he seemed very unconcerned. Our bill was 200 dollars for 4 of us. Given the service and the price I think we will skip it be t time."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I scheduled a reservation a few days ahead only to be told that they were not taking anyone because of a water system failure. Well there went my organized evening."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "It had been several years since we last ate at Stone, and our experience exceeded our memory. The service, beer and food were all excellent. The outdoor dining area was elegant, but relaxed. It was lively with plenty of people, but not too noisy for conversation. It was a very enjoyable dinner for my husband and I."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "I love everything about this place! The outdoor area is so relaxing and the service is always top notch!"
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "The look and feel of Stone Brewery is one that cannot be matched. It is unlike anything I have seen before. The food was great, the beer was delicious, and the view was special."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Finally a comfortable place to enjoy without feeling out of place. Being a minority in a mixed relationship with a Mexican wife, we've always been made to feel unwelcomed. Just odd. But at Stone Brewery, patrons and staff seemed to have cared less. People did what I often expect people to do. Focus on their good time while the staff provides great service. Again, very relaxing and comforting!"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Stunning garden scene, delicious food and an amazing beer selection. What more could you want?"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Fun, lively and awesome food. Very pleasant, friendly knowledgeable staff. Excellent food and huge selection of beers. We arrived 15 minutes late but we're seated immediately. Beautiful establishment."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "We've been to the Gardens several times since it opened and always make it a stop when going to SD from Los Angeles. We felt that this time it lost its magic. My kid's Soba dish wasn't Soba noodles. My wife's dish was cold and not exactly what they said it was on the menu. Mine was overly salty. Maybe they've grown too big too fast, but the details that used to be there weren't. Hoping they'll find their way before our next trip down there."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "This is my second visit to Stone Brewing. It is a must for anyone in the San Diego area. Stone is known for having the best craft beer in the market. But they have built a beautiful spot for lunch and dinner or for those that just want to sample there fantastic beer. Whether you eat inside or outside the vibe is great. An eclectic menu that has something for everyone. I have had the duck tacos and the sausage on my two visits and both were unbeatable."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "I'm a fan of this restaurant and its concept. Setting, food, and energy are spectacular. And the beers--the best. I'm sure the wine is good too. Plaudits to the founders and their vision."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "I highly recommend dinner at Stone Brewery. We were more than thrilled that they offered a Meat Free Monday menu so they could accommodate our vegan diet. Service was initially a little slow to get our drinks and appetizers (the house was packed) but everything was absolutely delicious once it came. Exterior heat lamps kept us warm even the temperature dropped. The beer had more of a distinct hop flavor which pleasantly surprised us."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Usually very good, had the seafood dish with marinara sauce, and it was very bland except for being very hot (spicy), no interesting flavors. I was disappointed."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "We celebrated my nephew's 40th birthday on a Sunday for lunch. Our waiter, Gabe, was most cordial and enjoyable and his service was excellent. His knowledge about the food and beer was most helpful in making our selections. My nephew's parents drove a 3-1/2 hour drive from Thousand Oaks, CA for the occasion, and said they would do it again just to go to Stone's. After we ate, we moved over into the 'parklike' setting to enjoy more drinks and birthday gifts. What a wonderful day it was. We'll be back."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Made reservation for 20 people and they didn't seat us for 45 minutes!!!! They took my $200 deposit and didn't guarantee me a table! Start was terrible but food was good. Our waiters were good but still upset about our reservation. Not only did they not seat us at the time we reserved but they also took our $200 so we could't go any where else! Plus they closed 1.5 hours after they seated us so not a lot of time to celebrate our 2 birthdays."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "The reason we gave three stars even though food was a five was because they didn't make us feel special even though we posted open table reservation, told the hostess, and the waitress that it was our 17th wedding anniversary that night. we arrived at 5:30 pm they could not get us into a tour or a table early (our reservation was 7:15). It was our first visit and didn't realize that All tour tickets for the day are gone within minutes of being available at 1 pm. We were kind and waited patiently even though we couldn't even get a seat at the bar till 6:45. Thank God the waitress was nice and the food was amazing once we sat down even though they didn't even offer a dessert to mark our celebration. Wouldn't recommend for a romantic night."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Beers were amazing and the outdoor dining is unbeatable in the gardens. The off menu Mac and cheese with sausage was lived by adults, but not the kids. The seafood pasta special was only ok, but the grilled cheese and sausage plate were two thumbs up by everyone, although the spicy sausage was favored over the 'regular' one- amazing mustard on the side. Kids wanted a scoop of vanilla ice cream but dessert is just a cranberry bar adults liked but they passed on. Price is right for kids, service was super friendly, very helpful and fairly quick for a busy Saturday night."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Our third time at Stone Brewing, this time we brought friends. Everyone loved it. The food, service and beer was fantastic. We were able to have some beer that can't be purchased in stores, perhaps one day it will be available and all four of us loved it. Fyodor was the name of the brew and it was memorable. The menu has something for everyone from vegans to carnivors and the food is top notch. We've eaten there the last two trips and been very happy each time."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Visited Stone Brewery for the first time, although I have been imbibing of their excellent beers for many years. Most importantly it was very interesting to see that Stone is continuously experimenting with different brewing methods, yeasts, hops, etc. This is the place for beer connoisseurs! The grounds outside are a relaxing place to unwind and try beers or just sit and converse. It reminds us somewhat of the various beer gardens in Europe. Food also matched the quality of the beers with different variations of well known standards, but several interesting twists as well."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "The food is delicious, the beer selection amazing, plus they have a souvenir shop and its just amazing that you can stroll around the gardens with your beer and enjoy a great time."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Great atmosphere and energy, beautiful gardens, excellent beers - many on tap, very good food, attentive and friendly service."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "We have been coming for a long time and the food is always great, the environment awesome, but their service was not stellar. The brought our salad just after the main course was served; they did not bring another plate since I was sharing a main course dinner and we had to wait whilst the food got cold...the waiter disappeared.....no refills on water, iced tea.....took forever to clean up the table after eating.....really disappointed"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Would definitely recommend, our server was the best ive had in a long time, and it was such a relaxing, fun place to be. Our food was good, and we were all able to try quite a few beers."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "I had an amazing time, we had sat on the patio and enjoyed our scenic view.Service was excellent as well as all of our beer selections."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "I have always been very impressed with the knowledge of the staff on the various beers available on their large menu. Great recommendations and they really understand the different palates of today's craft beer drinker."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "Great beer selection although a little pricey, I equate it to going to the dealership, expect to pay a premium, good food, service was excellent, outside dinning was quiet, although it is a family place, maybe try a later time for less kids. Overall 4 outa 5"
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "You can't beat the beautiful setting, great selection on tap, and unique menu in this area. I've never had a bad experience at Stone and I love bring people here from out of town."
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "OK, I am just going to say it. I hate beer. I have never liked the taste. So, while on a recent vacation, my sister asked if I wanted to take a tour of this brewery. I agreed to go along because I knew my husband would enjoy it. I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised. We had lunch before the tour in their beautiful restaurant and the food was amazing. Everyone at the table ordered a meal with the beer pairing and thoroughly enjoyed it. (I had a glass of wine with the scrumptious BLT - no seriously, order the BLT...you won't be sorry.) The tour was very interesting and the tour guide was informative and entertaining. I tasted the beers, and confirmed my hatred of the vile liquid, but appreciated the efforts. Go. Go now!"
    Dined on 7/23/2014
  • "Upon walking into the Stone Gardens and bistro we were promptly greeted by the friendly and knowlegable staff. The gardens are beautiful and although it seemed very crowded there was plenty of room. Beer was great- there is something for everyone, food was ok but we will definitely return."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "I made reservations for 6 people @7:15. We did not get seated until 8. The bar space was limited, we ended up having our wine in the gift shop. Once seated, it took a long time to get service and our food took an hour after we ordered. The food arrived cold, and over cooked. Management and server were apologetic and compensated by comping a round of drinks. I was disappointed, it felt more like a theme park than a dining experience."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "My friends from Oregon loved it. A good experience."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "I made reservations for my boyfriends birthday. The food was absolutely delicious and our server was great. We came from out of town and had a great experience. We'll definitely come back again when we are in the area."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Good comfort foods. Pretzel appetizer was great. This is about having good beer food for good beer. Views of brewery and the outside gardens were very nice. A bit loud, but hour table was right in the middle of it all."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "The chicken schnitzel was tough and couldn't be eaten. Albacore sandwich subpar. Beer and pretzel appetizer was great. Need to work on the food."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Went to Stone with friends who met the Owner of Stone in another country. He encouraged them if they were to go to San Diego to visit the Escondido location. The beer was great, the food delicious, the gardens and architecture amazing. The service lacked severely, our waitress was not just unhelpful and unfriendly, she was actually rude and seemed irritated that she had to "wait" on our table. It really robbed us of a great night."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Great food and beer, but the outdoor portion for dining is a bit dodgy. Lighting was really poor at our table so it was hard to see what we were dating, but it was darn tasty."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "We had to wait 35 minutes to get our first beer, and we almost walked out."
    Dined on 7/16/2014