O'Brien's Pub

4646 Convoy St., San Diego, CA, 92111, United States
(858) 715-1745
Latitude: 32.82533, Longitude: -117.15503


  • Monday: 10:30 AM 11:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 10:30 AM 12:00 AM
  • Wednesday: 10:30 AM 12:00 AM
  • Thursday: 10:30 AM 12:00 AM
  • Friday: 10:30 AM 1:00 AM
  • Saturday: 11:00 AM 1:00 AM
  • Sunday: 11:00 AM 6:00 PM
Wifi Available
Cask Beer
Indoor Smoking
Available Parking
Beer Pricing: $$
Public Transit
Proper Glassware
Outdoor Seating
Family Friendly
Selection: 5.00 | Atmosphere: 4.38 | Service: 4.50 | Food: 4.00
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amicitas (1)
Wednesday 2nd of December 2009 07:15:36 PM

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This is probably my favorite beer bar in San Diego. Taps are always rotating and often with specialty beers that cannot be found elsewhere.

Service is always great (especially fun if Tom (the owner) is around and you can get him talking about beer). The bar tenders make a point of remembering your name and making you feel at home.

Food is good, particularly the daily specials.

On top of that the place is full of comfy chairs and there is nice outdoors patio.
Selection: 5 | Atmosphere: 5 | Service: 5 | Food: 4.0

Cajonkev (4)
Tuesday 6th of January 2009 07:04:25 PM
O'Brien's is always a stop whenever in the area and especially on "crawl" nights.

Tom Nickel has established this pub as one of the premier locations in the county. The extensive tap list combined with rotationals and special events keeps locals and newbies alike happy.

Location is strip retail and can be parking challenged but a short walk never hurt anyone...well it shouldn't at least...

Seating inside can be extremely limited at times as well as in the small patio front as well. Standing room is between tables in order to keep the service area clear and there is not general table service available.

Some food is offered and fare seems to match well with the beer offerings.

This is not a neighborhood bar in the American tradition. This is a specialty beer bar that caters exclusively to craft and specialty beers for aficionados who only care about their beer and what it is served in.

Not a family sit-down or "date" night unless your date likes Belgian Triples and/or Fresh-Hopped IPA's.

Great place with great beer...
Selection: 5 | Atmosphere: 4 | Service: 4 | Food: 4.0
Monday 4th of August 2008 05:23:35 PM
One of the best beer bars I've ever been to. This place really caters to the beer lover. Obrien's is one of the first places to get special release beers from Port, The Lost Abbey and Stone as well as a lot of other breweries. Obrien's is also one of the few places to have Pliny the Elder on tap and in their full time rotation. They also play host to a large number of beer events throughout the year. With a large number of taps, great selection of both local and world brews, and a constant rotation of rare and vintage beers, this is a definite must stop for any beer lover. The only negative is that a place this good often crowded but worth it if you can find a seat.
Selection: 5 | Atmosphere: 4.75 | Service: 5 | Food: N/A

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