Check Out These Family Friendly Breweries in San Diego

A brewery may not be your first thought when deciding where to spend a day with the kids, but the family-friendly breweries in San Diego are sure to change your mind. Known as one of the country’s craft beer capitals, San Diego’s brews are just as important to experience as its beaches. Let the kids frolic, play lawn games, and be entertained for hours while you enjoy a pint or two at our favorite family-friendly breweries around San Diego. 

Bottlecraft Liberty Station

Conveniently located in Liberty Market, this craft beer shop has a wide variety of beers ranging from double IPAs to alcoholic kombuchas. Bottlecraft Liberty Station is the perfect spot to savor an artisanal brew, order delicious eats from the Liberty Market food vendors, and let the kids run free. The open-air patio is ideal for keeping an eye on the kids while they play on the tractor or big wooden boat installation nearby.

Location: 4 miles from the hotel

Thorn Street Brewery

Venture to the center of North Park to find our next favorite family-friendly San Diego brewery. Feel like the coolest parent around when you park your stroller in Thorn Street Brewery’s designated stroller parking station. Play games with the kids (and the adults) and sip on your favorite affordable local brews. Order pizza straight to the brewery from the nearest restaurant or indulge in the selection food trucks parked out front. Kids are welcome anytime before 8 p.m. and are guaranteed to have a great time at Thorn Street. 

Location: 6 miles from the hotel 

Pizza Port

Spend the day enjoying the beach, and then curb your hunger with delicious pizza and cold brews at Pizza Port Ocean BeachLet the kids run enjoy the array of arcade games while you catch a seat at the “family style” bench seating. Pro tip: This popular beach spot often has waits on the weekend. Expect a bit of a wait, and shared seating. With it’s friendly vibe and laidback atmosphere of the Ocean Beach scene, you’ll surely make some friends with the locals as well.

Location: 5 miles from the hotel

Station Tavern & Burger

Mimicking your favorite backyard summer nights, Station Tavern & Burger  blends together the elements of an upscale beer garden and casual eatery. The space offers indoor and outdoor seating in a park-like setting, creating the perfect space for the kids to run around while you enjoy a cold beverage. The kid-friendly backyard is home to a small play area so the kids can play and you can sip on a wide selection of draft brews and delicious burgers in the quaint South Park neighborhood.

Location: 6 miles from the hotel