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Viewpoint Brewing Co.

2201 San Dieguito Dr. (Jimmy Durante Blvd.) Send to Phone
Brews, burgers and beautiful views at this sprawling brewery that overlooks the lagoon in Del Mar.

Lunch Tues.-Sun., Dinner nightly

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Viewpoint Brewing Co. Restaurant Review

About the restaurant: This sprawling 7,000-square-foot brewery in Del Mar is a rustic modern space that overlooks the water bird-dotted San Dieguito Lagoon and Del Mar Race Track. Kids, big and small, dig the skeeball games, cornhole toss, swing chairs and fire pit tables. Dogs are welcome too.

Likes: Great views and playful space; lively energy.
Dislikes: Food is a bit pricey for its quality; service hit or miss.

Food & Drinks: Twenty taps spill out tasty suds like Red Rye IPA, Mandarina Pale Ale, a French Smash Saison and Chocolate Stout. The elevated pub fare menu features starters with a spin like wings (we prefer the black lime dry rub over the Calabrian buffalo), oxtail sliders, battered shrimp with spicy ponzu mayo and pork belly bites with polenta and a molasses gastrique. The Chino Farms beet salad is a picturesque treat with pickled strawberries and Brie goat cheese, and the watermelon-feta-arugula salad is as refreshing as it sounds. While burgers with truffle fries seem to be the staple, there’s also a gooey Gouda mac-n-cheese. Mollusk fans should order up the PEI mussels and freely dunk the grilled baguette into the Hefeweizen garlic broth.

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