If Napa is known for wine then San Diego is known for its craft beer. There are countless brewery options around the whole city of San Diego, but the brew scene has really made a debut in Oceanside.  

Taprooms are a big part of the local brew scene in Oceanside featuring rotating regional beers with more on the horizon.

Read on for ten of our favorites.

1. South O Brewing Company
1575 S Coast Hwy, Oceanside, CA 92054

Must Try:
Saint Malo

Founded by South Oceanside locals, South O Brewing Company is a modern-day brewery proudly positioned along the famous California Pacific Coast Highway with such a great story. This brewery was founded by neighbors during the 2020 Covid pandemic, and with time to refine recipes during this time period and the passion to open a brewery, South O Brewing Company was born. 


2. Belching Beaver
1334 Rocky Point Dr, Oceanside, CA

Must Try:
Honey Wheat Ale

Belching Beaver offers a number of locations around San Diego. The Oceanside location features a lineup of food vendors and live music to go along with your craft beer.


3. Black Plague Brewing
2550 Jason Court Oceanside, CA

Must Try:
1347 Blood Orange

Black Plague Brewing is an award-winning craft beer brewery & taproom located in Oceanside, California bringing premium beer and a quality tasting room experience to the local community – kid and dog friendly.


4. Stone Brewing Tap Room
310 N Tremont St, Oceanside, CA 92054

Must Try:
Stone IPA

At Stone Brewing Tap Room, enjoy Stone beer in a relaxed, intimate setting, located in Downtown Oceanside, a short walk from the beach. Stone Brewing Tap Room – Oceanside is a tasting room and retail store with an outdoor patio in a former pottery shop in downtown Oceanside. Enjoy your brew in a luscious garden that is now filled with native trees and plants that incorporate with a fire-rock communal table.

All ages welcome, as well as leashed pets and service animals. No food served but outside food is welcome.


5. Booze Brothers Brewing Company
606 Mission Ave. Oceanside, CA 92054

Must Try:
1-800-TROPICS Hazy IPA

Brewery featuring live music and wood-fired pizza.


6. Oceanside Brewing Company
312 Via Del Norte Oceanside, CA 92057

Must Try:
Summer Picnic Blonde Ale

Serving up 22 craft brews on tap, Oceanside Brewing Company has one of the largest custom brew selections in Southern California.

They also host a wide array of events, promoting all of the amazing talent that Oceanside has to offer from comedy shows to various bands.


7. Craft Coast Brewing
275 Mission Ave, Oceanside, CA 92054

Must Try:
Agua Baja Mexican Lager

At Craft Coast brewing, you can get two Southern California favorites – handcrafted beer and authentic, baja-style tacos in the coastal town of Oceanside. Can’t ask for much more.


8. Northern Pine Brewing
326  N Horne St Oceanside, CA 92054

Must Try:
Golden Horizons IPA

Northern Pine Brewing brews their award-winning independent craft beer in Oceanside where it took years of planning and over a year to transform their old Oceanside building into our dream business.

They are kid friendly, dog friendly, and have a delicious BBQ restaurant under the same roof. BBQ is offered daily until 7:30PM.

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