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Tecate Brewery

Dr. Arturo Guerra # 70, Tecate 21400, Mexico
+52 665 654 9490
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Outstanding day trip from San Diego

Tecate is a great alternative for those too afraid to visit Tijuana, and is an easy, scenic 45... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
San Diego, California
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Tecate is a great place to visit and the Brewery get's a thumbs up. Something not mentioned is how... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Bradley H
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“beer garden” (6 reviews)
“free beer” (7 reviews)
“day trip” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Dr. Arturo Guerra # 70, Tecate 21400, Mexico
+52 665 654 9490
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Tecate is a great alternative for those too afraid to visit Tijuana, and is an easy, scenic 45 minute drive east from San Diego on Highway 94. Once you arrive on the U.S. side of the border, there are numerous public parking lots where you...More

1  Thank Eurojet
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Tecate is a great place to visit and the Brewery get's a thumbs up. Something not mentioned is how easy it is to reach the US side of the border via public transportation. With a $2 compass card and a maximum $5.00 a day you...More

1  Thank Bradley H
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Hieneken bought this brewery along with the cities natural water supply the brewery is being modified by Hieneken and the personnel replaced. No tours. The best Mexican bread in Tecate is at Padaneria Integral next to the brewery.

5  Thank eatright110
Reviewed 17 January 2017

On New Years Day my two friends and I drove to Tecate, California to try to get into the Tecate Brewery. Now I had tried for a full week to call the brewery as that is what someone had posted on TripAdvisor to do. So...More

2  Thank Jeepguy16
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The Tecate brewery is a great diversion. I have toured the brewery several times and always find that it is amazingly clean, well organized and efficient. The free beer in the "beer garden" is always a must do when in Tecate.

3  Thank Eglideryder
Reviewed 25 February 2016

We really enjoyed our holiday. We visited the brewery on the last day (2015) before the brewery has sadly closed.

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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Went down to Tecate with some friends on New Year's weekend. Unfortunately, we found the beer garden was closed for remodeling. Looks like it will be a while before it will reopen. Did grab some good tacos on the walk back to the border.

4  Thank David B
Reviewed 20 November 2015

November 18, 2015 – Tecate Brewery Tours are currently not offered – will resume in 2017. My intent was to schedule tour dates in NOV / DEC 2015. Telephone numbers and email address previously listed are no longer current. However, I sent a request via...More

5  Thank LagunaLizzy
Reviewed 28 May 2015

As everyone else has said, you go in, you get a free beer. I understand that if you are staying in town you can do this daily! A free beer every day, how cool is that? You don't even need to take the tour. It...More

6  Thank RobinGraves
Reviewed 22 May 2015

My wife and I decided to make the short trip into Tecate to visit the brewery. Easy border crossing, short walk to the brewery, friendly service there and a free beer. Walked to the town square and enjoyed some great food. Wanted to love it...More

14  Thank David B
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7 February 2015|
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Response from daniel3237 | Reviewed this property |
I was told tours hours are 11am and 3 pm. I just check a website that has different hours posted for weekends but, i don't know if those are right. I'm sorry i cant help you on this one.