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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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.7

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Great Beer (89)
Great for Outdoor Dining (77)
Casual (58)
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Good for a Date (57)
Worth the Drive (55)
Special Occasion (52)
Good for Groups (48)
Creative Cuisine (46)
Good for Birthdays (43)
Fun (40)
Great for Lunch (38)
Scenic View (35)
Romantic (34)
Good for Anniversaries (33)
Fit for Foodies (33)
Bar Seating (31)
Neighborhood Gem (28)
Local Ingredients (28)
Kid-friendly (25)
Good Vegetarian Options (24)
Hot Spot (23)
Authentic (22)
Vibrant Bar Scene (22)
Sunday Lunch (21)
Tasting Menu (21)
People Watching (20)
Comfort Food (19)
Cozy (19)
Healthy (18)
Business Meals (18)
Happy Hour (14)
Organic (14)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Gluten Free Options (9)
Great for Brunch (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Spicy (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Quick Bite (5)
Tapas (5)
Seasonal (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Vegan (4)
Live Music (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Waterfront (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Live Sports (1)
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 (San Diego)·Dined 3 days ago

We love this restaurant and the beer is our favorite.

Tags: Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date
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 (Sacramento)·Dined 3 days ago

Decent food, but sh*t service by the hostess ‘team.’ We got there early for our 4:45pm reservation (20 mins early) and noticed that there were 15-20 open, empty tables. There was no one else waiting, so we asked to be seated early if possible. I was condescendingly told ‘we’ll try.’ I provided my cell number to them and was told they’d text when our table was ready. Fast forward 1 minute before our reservation time, and voila! We are finally seated...at one of the tables that was sitting open for the past 20 minutes!

That experience certainly colored my impressions of Stone Brewery, but I tried to keep an open mind for our table service, which was nothing special but not bad either. The non-IPA beer was just not good, so if you’re going to Stone hoping to see what else they can do with beer besides their IPAs, you might be disappointed.

Overall, I would not go back largely due to the indifferent, condescending, and rather incompetent hostess staff. If there are more than a dozen empty tables and your reservation is politely asking to be seated early, either be honest that you won’t, or actually seat us. It would have been no sweat off their backs and it would have kept some customers happy.

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 (San Diego)·Dined 6 days ago

This place was pretty awesome. I loved the gardens. Great seating inside too. Their beers are well worth the value.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Spicy, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (San Diego)·Dined 6 days ago

Great food and amazing service! We were amazed at how knowledgeable our server was on the wine list and pairings! Superior service and ambiance!

Tags: Scenic View, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List, Happy Hour, Gluten Free Options, Paleo Friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Seasonal, Business Meals, Casual, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Hot Spot, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Organic
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 (San Diego)·Dined 6 days ago

Great Valentine’s Day dinner at stone. The place was full but not packed and the garden area was awesome.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

We went with our 2 young boys on Valentines Day for dinner. Our server was outstanding. The food was good. The beer is great. The ambiance is amazing.

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 (San Diego)·Dined 6 days ago

Lovely Valentine's meal! Good food, wonderful service, and dining on Stone's patio is always a treat!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined 6 days ago

The food, the views and location were great. The service by every one but our waitress was also great

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Good design that creates a feeling of quality. The people are helpful and make any questions asked seem OK. Food and beverages are amazing and fun.

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Vegan, Great Beer
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 (San Diego)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We really love Stone Brewery but inside dining on a Saturday night (as opposed to patio dining) was just too noisey. Next time we will insist on an outside table. Food and service were very good, as usual.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients
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 (San Diego)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We visited for my birthday, being a big fan of craft beers and Stone Brewing being the beer of them. We visited with our children (4 and 2) and they both loved the place. After eating, we walked through the gardens and it was so much fun!
Cherry, who tended to us was amazing, giving me great recommendations for beers to try. Can’t wait to visit there soon again.”!

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Business Meals, Live Sports, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Spicy, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, People Watching, Casual, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Gluten Free Options, Disabled Access, Romantic
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on February 8, 2018

great beer spot. food is unique . . . often spicy but different. not cheap, but you are paying for the site. great service. pleasant way to spend a day or a meeting time.

Tags: Good for a Date, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Great Beer, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (San Diego)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Friendly service, great atmosphere and fantastic beers!!

Tags: Great Beer, Afternoon Tea, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Afternoon Coffee, Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tapas, Casual, Good for Groups, Cozy, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Quick Bite, Scenic View, Authentic, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Fun
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Food was good but not exceptional. Service was slow. Out door seating was fantastic. Nice warm heaters kept the chill away.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Never fails to disappoint day or evening. If you go during the day the atmosphere is mellow and relaxed. In the evening it has this romantic feel with the fire pit and the hanging lights in the garden next to the pond. Kid friendly too! Drunk husband, wild children, setup for great memories! By the way don't forget to schedule a reservation unless you want to wait over an hour to eat.

Tags: Happy Hour, Romantic, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Casual, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Great Beer
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 (San Diego)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Overall this place is really nice, the food is a bit pricey for the size, but the taste is amazing. The service was good after we sat down, but the wait was no good, we even had a reservation and the people that showed up after us with no reservation were seated before us. That was a annoying to watch.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on February 1, 2018

We had a great time! Food was amazing, great service, reasonable prices, and a great selection of beer and wine. I would highly recommend this place.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Fun
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Brought my family in to do your than we had dinner . It’s was fun and perfect for the occasion :)

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene, Waterfront, Romantic, Casual, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 31, 2018

For at least 15-20 minutes they ignored our table! Not even a hello after being seated. No mention of my wife’s birthday!

Tags: Great Beer, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Incredible experience.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Enjoyed the dinning experience, food was really good. Beer is a bargain and really good too.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Casual
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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Come for the brew, stay for the amazing dining, and stay longer for the ambience and the scenery! Best brewhouse tour anywhere...not to mention the great service and funloving folks at Stone Brewery...

Tags: Great Beer, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 28, 2018

great ambience but beer and food could be better. steak on the menu but only vegie burgers? that's just weird

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Perfect! We will return again & again.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Was fun. Ate outside in their beautiful garden.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We ran a little late from he Farmers Open, but they were still able to seat us right away.
Sitting at one of the tables right next to the main path through the dinning room may have not been the best location, but made it interesting to hear all the different conversations from other guests arriving and leaving.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Unfortunately, the food was very mediocre. The ambience was fine and the service was adequate although not great, but the food was just not satisfying. On top of that, there was a mouse running across the floor throughout most of our dinner. We found it more amusing than frightening, but it was there nonetheless.

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Food is excellent. Love the soup. Could use more varied, better desserts.

Tags: Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Enjoyed our dinner. Expected more dinner selections. Overall the food was good. Atmosphere outside was pleasant, loved all the gardens.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great time. Our server was great, the food was tasty and the beer selection is always amazing. My kids enjoyed taking pictures in the garden area.

Tags: Organic, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Great Beer, Kid-friendly
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 27, 2018

My first time there and I enjoyed everything. We took a tour and that was great also

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Parking is a problem. They have taken all the close spaces for valet which is outrageously expensive, and their parking lot is a hundred yards away.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Healthy, Organic, Great Beer
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 26, 2018

The service was a bit off meaning it seemed to take a while for the food to come out. It was a busy night and when the food did arrive it was excellent! The beer, of course, is why you come and their selection was great. I would recommend this place and using OT is the way to go!

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Bar Seating, Great Beer
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Always innovative food choices and beautiful setting (hip industrial inside, natural creekside gardens outside). Always great beer choices with 20+ taps including guest taps and collaborations.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Everything was good the service the food the ambiance it was seeing a mouse run across the floor inside that ruined our date night. I doubt I’ll go back. Believe me , I know how hard it is to get rid of mice I just don’t like seeing them at a restaurant.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Always a wonderful dining experience! Can't beat the beautiful gardens, our server was attentive and accommodating, so many great menu choices and everything was hot and delicious. One in our group thought her tacos were dry, and not very flavorful. The food runner seemed challenged to figure out how to accommodate her, and thus the 4-star instead of 5. As an aside, 2 of us have had the same meal in the past and did not share that experience.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Casual, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, People Watching, Notable Wine List, Organic, Fun, Live Music, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Authentic, Paleo Friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Spicy, Tapas, Great for Lunch, Vegan, Great Beer, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Gluten Free Options
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Very nice experience on a rather cold day. Heat lamp kept us comfortable outside. Service was excellent. Just the right amount of attention at just the right time. Only complaint is the same as always: the chairs are unbelievably uncomfortable. Maybe we stayed too long. Meeting friends again this Sunday and we look forward to it. Stone is our “go to” place now for meeting friends from SD. Hey the beer ain’t bad either. How about some cask English style ales in the 4-5 ABV range?

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Dining here is unexpected, from the industrial building facade, to great craft beer choices, the vegetarian and gluten free options and the beautiful gardens and conversation fire pits. The Fuego Burger is great and most people would not guess its vegetarian!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Casual, Great Beer, Authentic
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Wonderful! Our server, Lauren, was very attentive and very professional.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Beautiful place! Servers are amazing! Beer was of course awesome! Will definitely be returning!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Cozy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Sunday Lunch
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