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Discretion Brewing

$$ - $$$, American,
2703 41st Ave, Suite A, Soquel, CA 95073-3104
+1 831-316-0662
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“great beer” (6 reviews)
“rye ipa” (5 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
Gastropub, American, Brew Pub, Bar
$$ - $$$
2703 41st Ave, Suite A, Soquel, CA 95073-3104
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for a late lunch after hiking. The brewery looks like a big barn and has high ceilings, lots of light and cozy seating. We enjoyed the beer (hazy IPA, Dopplebock) and couldn’t pass up the food once we saw the menu. The...More

Thank ligayam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A not so hidden gem anymore - Discretion is consistently brewing exceptionally good beer with many seasonal changes to keep everyone interested and happy~ The outdoor seating is nice on a sunny day (watch out if you are not into dogs it can become overrun,...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a beer, stayed for a few! Great service and awesome beer! Highly recommend Oh Black Lager and Uncle Dave’s IPA. We went back before leaving town and purchased the beer to go!!

Thank Felicia T
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I've been to Discretion Brewery several times as I live nearby I find the food is exceptionally good; they use seasonal, local products. They have a huge variety of seasonal beers, all of they delicious.

Thank Patricia V
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Loved Beer Time and the six Beer flight @discretionbrewing The award winning Uncle Dave Rye IPA was my favourite followed by Shimmer Pils. Modern fit out with views to the brewery vats. Service good. Inside and Outside seating.

Thank ProgressiveTraveller
Reviewed 15 May 2018

People who like to visit different micro breweries should visit Discretion, among the others in Santa Cruz county. The food options have varied since they opened, and appear stable for now, and it is good to eat some food while consuming alcohol. The convenient location...More

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This place had some of the best beers! Nice and relaxing outside where you can bring your pup! And it was kid friendly which was nice since we were on a family vacation!! The patio area isn’t as big as I thought it would be...More

Thank Summer L
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Besides the great choices in beer the food was excellent. Found this one place by accident, I will definitely be back.

Thank Orchid-lady11
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Good beers and very good seasonal food from the kitchen! Crab tostadas were amazing!! Definitely returning.

Thank whynot1nder
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

As the title says - the bar is nice and there is a pleasant outside sitting space, but I was expecting more from their beers.

Thank gruimed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Gastropub, American, Brew Pub, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2703 41st Ave, Suite A, Soquel, CA 95073-3104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Soquel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-316-0662
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We are a Family-Owned Company Dedicated to Handcrafted Exquisite Organic Beer. We define DISCRETION as wisdom, wit and kindness. These qualities shape our interactions with each other, our ever-growing circle of customers, our community, and our beer. Elegant. Organic. Solar-powered. Brewed with love. Discretion beer is goodness in a glass! The Kitchen at Discretion is under the ownership and direction of Head Chef Santos Majano. The Kitchen at Discretion serves beer-focused, farm-to-table comfort food made in-house.
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