Hang out with your friends enjoying a couple of beers at Main Street’s Mother Earth Brewing Company Taphouse. The spacious brewery has an overwhelming selection of beers, ranging from ales, stouts, porters, to a number of IPAs. The Cali Creamin’ (Vanilla Ale), Sin Tax (American Double/Imperial Stout), and the Mother Earth Blonde (American Blonde Ale) are the house favorites among others. After selecting your drinks, grab a table indoors or on the patio, and enjoy the delightful drinks. You can bring your own food to go with your ale or order from the pizzeria across the street. The friendly and knowledgeable staff makes great recommendations and provides quick service.
A space that blends the best of altruism and entertainment, Encinitas Elks Lodge #2243 is a premier venue in the city. If you though lodges were only for the senior citizens, then think again. This lodge boasts a popular Happy Hour, live music, Bingo nights, and a good drinks and food menu. Do drop by here when in the city to have a guaranteed fun time.
Part of UCSD community, this active space is a co-op that features hot new local acts and serves vegan food. With a homey, comfy atmosphere, this place has a youthful vibe but is very welcoming to everyone in the surrounding community. A popular meeting place for grassroots political activism, the space really feels more like a community center than a simple cafe.
For those who enjoy a good glass of beer, Duck Foot Brewing Company is a must visit. This brewery has a year-round selection of unique beers such as Double White IPA, Chocolate and Hazelnut Porter, Red and Blonde Ale. The brewery also takes recommendations from patrons on what they would like to see on the taps, ensuring everyone's taste buds are satisfied drinking their beer.
Beer lovers will enjoy different in-house brews at New English Brewing Company. The microbrewery has a tasting room and lounge on its premises where you can enjoy their handcrafted brews. With interesting and balanced flavor profiles, there is something for all palates here. From the 16 tap beers served here, the Bourbon Barrel Aged Brown Ale (American Brown Ale), the Zumbar (Russian Imperial Stout) and the classic, Pure & Simple IPA (American IPA) are house favorites. The pet-friendly place has simple and spacious interiors, with a knowledgeable staff and courteous service.