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Oggi's Pizza & Brewing Company (Carmel Mountain)

Map10155 Rancho Carmel Dr
San Diego, CA 92108
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Description:

Through the years, a number of excellent brewers have cycled through Oggi’s, at various locations. Unlike many of its counterparts, this franchise has historically been fairly serious about providing good quality beer alongside its pizza-centric, family-friendly menu. Today, only a few Oggi’s remain in San Diego and they are now owned by separate owners.

The large, comfortable space in Carmel Mountain can host parties of any kind. There are booths and big tables for families, bar tables for couples, and plenty of space at the bar if you’re on your own. Flat-screen TVs surround you, all tuned to one sports channel or another.

The beer lineup at this Oggi’s is brewed by two separate entities. On site, brewer Eric Loper does a rotation of three beers, which can include Belgian styles and wheat beers. The rest of the beer is contract-brewed by the well-respected Left Coast Brewing in San Clemente.

Satellite Location
Oggi's Point Loma
2562 Laning Rd. San Diego, CA 92106

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Additional Information:

Neighborhood: Carmel Mountain
Bruce's Picks: Recommended
Dog Friendly: No
Best Known For...: Pilsners/Blondes/Kölsch
Kid Friendly: Yes
Food: On Site
Seating: Good
Brewery Size: Small
Brewery Environment : Brew Pub/Restaurant
Patio: No
Brewery Tours: Yes
TVs: Yes
Merch for Sale: Yes
Beer to Go: Yes

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