About 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 to your table--simply tastes better and is better for you. With our expansive gardens, patio seating, 36-tap beer systems and select wines you've got a dining experience to satisfy your--body, mind and soul.

1999 Citracado Parkway
Escondido, CA 92029
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Organic, Comfort Food, Brewery

Hours of Operation:
All Day Menu : Monday - Sunday-Thursday : 11:00am - 9:00pm
Friday-Saturday 11:00am-10:00pm
Bar Open Monday - Sunday-Thursday : 11:00am - 10:00pm
Friday-Saturday 11:00am-11:00pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(760) 294-7899 ext. 1700

Website:
http://www.stonebrewing.com/visit/bistros/escondido

Parking Details:
Additional parking across the street from bistro & brewery

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

Executive Chef:
Chef Tausha Lopez

Private Party Facilities:
Whether you're planning an intimate dinner to celebrate a special occasion or a large event with family, friends, or business associates, Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens is the perfect spot for your next special event. We have a variety of Private Event Spaces along with our magical Gardens.

Private Party Contact:
Bistro Event: (760) 294-7866 ext. 1740

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Call or email for details!
Bistro Events Department
760.294.7866 ext. 1740
bistroevents@stonebrewing.com

Andrea Estrada; Events Manager
760.499.1999 ext 1740
andrea.estrada@stonebrewing.com

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

Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

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4.5

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Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (88)
Great Beer (81)
Good for a Date (59)
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Casual (59)
Fun (49)
Worth the Drive (48)
Good for Groups (45)
Special Occasion (44)
Great for Lunch (43)
Creative Cuisine (42)
Good for Birthdays (39)
Bar Seating (38)
Scenic View (34)
Fit for Foodies (31)
Neighborhood Gem (29)
Good for Anniversaries (28)
Romantic (26)
Hot Spot (24)
Vibrant Bar Scene (24)
Local Ingredients (23)
Sunday Lunch (23)
Authentic (22)
Kid-friendly (22)
People Watching (20)
Happy Hour (19)
Organic (19)
Business Meals (18)
Healthy (18)
Comfort Food (17)
Cozy (14)
Live Music (14)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Tasting Menu (11)
Good Vegetarian Options (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Great for Brunch (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Spicy (8)
Tapas (8)
Disabled Access (7)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Late-night Find (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Seasonal (5)
Quick Bite (4)
Waterfront (4)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Vegan (3)
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined 2 days ago

Sat outside. Very nice environment. Server was great. Food was all very good.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Loved the tour, beer, and service! However, if you want people to come back to eat, change up the menu. My date and I did not enjoy the food, but we did take into account that you're all beer crafters and specialize in only that.

Tags: Great Beer
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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 3, 2017

I ordered a turkey sandwich off of the lunch special menu and it was just awful. I paid $16 for something that literally looked like grillled Wonder Bread and turkey cold cuts out of a plastic Oscar Meyers case...the beer was good obviously, but I won’t be eating here again.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Overall great place the outdoor seating isn’t great for a romantic dinner. Garden area is beautiful. No tv’s so you enjoy the company of who you are there with and no distractions

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great Beer
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Sooo worth the drive for goodies looking for healthy and gluten free options in a lively on trend atmosphere with great friendly service! Shrimp and grits with chorizo! Pancetta and broccoli macaroni and cheese...all delicious!

Tags: Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Great Beer, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, People Watching, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Organic, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

It was great food and beers.

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Wonderful service, tasty brews and great food in a enjoyable atmosphere.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, People Watching, Seasonal, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Gorgeous setting, great menu and so many beers to choose from - what’s not to love!

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

From check-in to dessert, the staff were wonderful. At the garden bar, Tiffany guided us through a wonderful tasting of Stone's famous IPAs. Our waitress for dinner was exceptional in her efforts to guide us to dishes that would suite our tastes. We look forward to the next opportunity to travel to Escondido for another memorable experience.

Tags: Bar Seating, Authentic, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Casual, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 27, 2017

Amazing food and beer. I live in Arizona but I always visit Stone any time I'm in Southern California. Stone is more than just a brewery and restaurant. They are involved with the community and care about health and the environment.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fun, Scenic View, Organic, Paleo Friendly, Local Ingredients, Healthy
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 27, 2017

We've been here many times over the years. It's fun, the food is always good, and I've never had bad service. This time we were meeting some friends traveling to the area from out of town. It was busy and moderately noisy but we could comfortably have a conversation. There were some rowdy folks at the bar that were making quite a lot of noise but it wasn't overly disturbing. Our server was prompt and polite and seemed a bit abashed about the folks at the bar and I believe she did ask them to quiet down. In general, this place has never disappointed us. The salad with bleu cheese was exceptional and they weren't stingy with the cheese at all.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

We have eaten here many times and always return. We did find it odd this trip that our waiter spilled the end of a glass of wine at our table and DID NOT replace it.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Great space and service. Appetizers are good. Beer selection is one of the best. Main entrees try too hard and fail miserably. Don’t even bother offering the desserts.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Had a great time! Enjoyed the tour, had a fantastic lunch with great service. Walked around the grounds and loved the vibe, everyone was having a good time.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Excellent food, service, and ambiance. The decor is very attractive too. Not much more to ask for.

Tags: Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Casual, Organic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Exceptional setting and food with the Stone beers, always worth traveling for.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Great beer selection. The food does not live up to menu descriptions, think pub food trying too hard to be gourmet! The ambiance is excellent and the gardens are very nicely done!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 20, 2017

We celebrated my wife’s birthday there. Great atmosphere, great service and great food. Definitely will be back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Cozy, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 20, 2017

My husband & I were in town & previously made plans to meet an old friend for dinner. She lives locally but had never been to this restaurant, although she'd heard many good things from friends & co-workers. We were all surprised about how busy the place was for a Sunday night, and it was also cool to see it so lively and inviting. Our vegetarian friend, who's a native Peruvian was excited to see a Peruvian Chicken dish on the menu, so she decided to go non-veggie this one night (for obvious reasons!). I had the Duck Tacos & my husband had the "Beer Soup" (AKA 'The Pungeont One'). Our appetizers were the Brussels Sprouts & Pretzels. For dessert we had the Blissful Brownie, which to our surprise came with complimentary taster glasses of their craft beer STONE XOCOVEZA (mocha flavor), because it paired well with our chosen dessert. All in all, the food was very good, but the star of the meal was most definitely the Brussels Sprouts & the mocha beer! I highly recommend this restaurant to locals & travelers alike; what some of their food items may lack in "greatness of flavor," is more than made up for in ambience, customer service and an overall great dining experience.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Kid-friendly, Healthy, Spicy, Hot Spot, Good Vegetarian Options, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Casual
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

excellent service from check in to paying the bill , also found the same in the store where we picked up a few items

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

We got seated right away, with a reservation. Service was great. Waiter was very attentive even for a busy Saturday night. Food and drinks were amazing and came out in a timely manner.

Tags: Special Occasion, Organic, Great Beer, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We were there with our good friend from out of town and loved it!! We are going back near Christmas with our kids!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on November 14, 2017

It was very good after a long flight. Very relaxing. Good food.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 12, 2017

This brewery is fantastic. You can do the tour for $2, get some tastes, do some shopping in the gift shop, then have a marvelous lunch of fresh-sourced foods. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable and you can't go wrong. Stroll through the gardens, see the koi pond, and appreciate how beautiful it all is. Take home a Growler of your favorite IPA!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Kid-friendly, Local Ingredients, Vegan
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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Great dinner

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·Dined on November 6, 2017

I usually have a great dining experience at Stone-not this time. I wanted a Black Bean Burger, they didn't have any. I wanted a Duck Tacos with Tofu instead of meat - couldn't do it. I wanted a cheese plate and found that now there was meat on the cheese plate. I asked for extra cheese - couldn't do it. So I ate 3 pretzels for dinner. Then to top it all off, there was a mouse running around under our table. Our waitress told us that when they open the windows/walls all the field mice come in - no biggie!!! What???

Tags: Great Beer
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

This was our first time bringing our 6 month old Son to a brewery and why the heck not Stone! It was very easy and they are very accommodating for younger children. Stone is a very open and easy environment for children to come to. it may be a brewery but they do an outstanding job to provide an environment for any situation.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Good beer, great waiter, and a poorly defined food menu. Interestingly enough, Stone fell a bit short due to a servers lack of knowledge about the ingredients in their food. I ordered the loco moco which, in its description, isn’t supposed to have onions. It does have green onions (I had them hold these). When the server showed up with the loco moco in hand, I asked if it contained onions. I could clearly see the chunks of onion within the dish. He/She asked me if my dislike of onions was due to an allergy, I replied no. He/She then stated that he/she did not believe the loco moco had any onions in it. In his/her defense, that was a true statement based on the description of ingredients on their menu. In my case, it was not.

All in all, our waiter was great. He was outgoing, engaging, and hospitable. Would I go back? Sure, for the atmosphere and the beer only.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great Beer
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great spot for getting together with a small or large party. Outdoor gardens provide for an excellent date night ambiance. Food is ok but beer is why you go..

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Great Beer, Hot Spot, Romantic
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 4, 2017

I easily set up a two person reservation online for a friday night dinner. They got us right in and the hostess was great, she even recommended a great two top table by the little river that was really nice. The patio is a great place to be in the evening with the sunset, the heat lamps and the fires, it’s both fun and can be romantic. My only two minor issues with stone are that while the food is great, it’s costly. you are paying for ambiance so expect that and enjoy it. the other issue i had on this outing (not their usual) was that out server wasn’t busy but didn’t really come by very often. i had to flag him down for drinks. if you haven’t been to stone, you should really give it a chance for a special occasion. the garden is amazing.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Tapas, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Casual, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Great Beer, Romantic, Good for Groups, Fun, Bar Seating, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Overall, a great dining experience. The only negative was that we sat on the patio for lunch and we continually had leaves dropping onto our table. I realize Stone cannot control the leaves, but they can make better use of the umbrellas - or get an awning. I could not finish my beverage because it was filled with dead leaves.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun, Great Beer, Romantic, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Not Hawaiian but Loco Moco was delicious; Peruvian chicken was equally good!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Casual
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 (Greensboro)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Beer selection was outstanding, and they passed out some free "try this" ones that were fabulous. Outside gardens fun and inviting. Great lunch

Tags: Great for Lunch, Romantic, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great Beer
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Outstanding all around!

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·Dined on October 31, 2017

i think this place is amazing i would give 5 stars, but 1 thing is that the sever ask if we want a complementary beer sample, i didn't know i was going to get charge for it. now i know and next time I won't get a taste just order the beer that i want.
service was amazing and the food was delicious.

Tags: Great Beer, Authentic, Romantic
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Outstanding restaurant with excellent service.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

The ambience is so very lovely with nothing comparable in all of North County. This was my birthday dinner with a dear friend flying out from Washington DC to celebrate with me. Our table butted up against a pillar which felt very claustrophobic and seemed worse juxtaposed against all of the splendor available for viewing EXCEPT from our table. My meal arrived (strip steak) with my mashed potatoes completely cold and a tiny portion of 'wilted' spinach leaves seemingly placed on the warm counter to be considered cooking. It took some time for our waitress to come back by the table even after asking the closest staff member to send her over. Even after asking that my potatoes to be warmed and butter added to the top, my plate was returned with cold potatoes that wouldn't even melt the butter, no vegetables that I had added from our side dishes we had ordered, which my date had now already finished--giving you an idea as to how long all this took--and a now more cooked steak beyond what was enjoyable. My date was too kind to say a word and simply paid the bill. For $125 bucks, the meal was a complete wash and what could have been a delightful and celebratory evening was truly unenjoyable save the companionship of my friend. We should have kept our first choice for reservations which was Vintana, which I will do next time.

Tags: Late-night Find, Great Beer
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Very nice venue. Sat outside on beautiful evening. Beer is great food pretty good, too. Live music was a bit loud for conversation but fun to hear a former “The Voice” contestant. Always a good night out and recommend.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on October 27, 2017

We were here with a party of 8 and enjoyed the scenery in the garden tremendously. All of our entrees came out hot and at the same time which is quite a feat for larger groups. The food was fantastic! We were celebrating our sons birthday and would definitely come back for any and all occasions.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Casual, Live Music, Great Beer, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Paleo Friendly, Scenic View, Healthy, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Diego)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Great food to go with their hand crafted beer. Can't go wrong here.

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