Best breweries in East Bay, CA

Check out the top breweries in East Bay, CA, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Rock Wall Wine Company
1. Rock Wall Wine Company
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11 local reviews
2301 Monarch Street, Alameda
Closed now
+1 510-522-5700
BarFoodPoint of interest
Jillian
Wine, food, and great skyline views. Also located near a brewery and distillery!
Pacita
Located on Monarch Drive also known as Spirits alley because there are more on that street: a second winery, a…
Marilyn And Alan
Wine tasting from several local wineries. View of the SF sky line ,also nice place to have lunch.
1. Rock Wall Wine Company
1. Rock Wall Wine Company
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11 local reviews
2301 Monarch Street, Alameda
Closed now
+1 510-522-5700
Jillian
Jillian
Wine, food, and great skyline views. Also located near a brewery and distillery!
Pacita
Pacita
Located on Monarch Drive also known as Spirits alley because there are more on that street: a second winery, a brewery, vodka tasting, other…
Marilyn And Alan
Marilyn And Alan
Wine tasting from several local wineries. View of the SF sky line ,also nice place to have lunch.
2. Jupiter
2. Jupiter
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20 local reviews
2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley
Open now
+1 510-843-8277
BarRestaurantFood
Marten
Pizza place and brewery. Very nice. Cozy heated patio, often with live music, always on Friday nights.
Limor
Brewery with great pizza and outdoor patio
Oliver
Great outdoor patio area with a fire pit. This is a brewery that serves great pizzas and appetizers. It gets …
2. Jupiter
2. Jupiter
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20 local reviews
2181 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley
Open now
+1 510-843-8277
Marten
Marten
Pizza place and brewery. Very nice. Cozy heated patio, often with live music, always on Friday nights.
Limor
Limor
Brewery with great pizza and outdoor patio
Oliver
Oliver
Great outdoor patio area with a fire pit. This is a brewery that serves great pizzas and appetizers. It gets packed but has a very festive …
3. Faction Brewing
3. Faction Brewing
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14 local reviews
2501 Monarch Street, Alameda
Closed now
+1 510 523-2739
Brewery
Raphael
Make a trip to Alameda for this great brewery! Right on the water for amazing views of the City from just acro…
Graham and Victoria
Best craft brewery in the Bay Area - vast selection of their own craft beer in a wonderful setting on Alameda…
David
Faction Brewing is an amazing brewery built in Alameda in a old factory on the old naval yard. During WWII th…
3. Faction Brewing
3. Faction Brewing
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14 local reviews
2501 Monarch Street, Alameda
Closed now
+1 510 523-2739
Raphael
Raphael
Make a trip to Alameda for this great brewery! Right on the water for amazing views of the City from just across the bay. Tasty beer and Dai…
Graham and Victoria
Graham and Victoria
Best craft brewery in the Bay Area - vast selection of their own craft beer in a wonderful setting on Alameda Island. Fabulous views across…
David
David
Faction Brewing is an amazing brewery built in Alameda in a old factory on the old naval yard. During WWII this is where the fleets were bu…
4. Sierra Nevada Torpedo Room
4. Sierra Nevada Torpedo Room
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9 local reviews
2031 Fourth Street, Berkeley
Closing soon
+1 510-647-3439
Meal takeawayBarLiquor store
Jill And Mike
Another Brewery within walking distance.
Varun
Sierra Nevada Brewery good for beer flights
Jill And Mike
Another Brewery within walking distance.
4. Sierra Nevada Torpedo Room
4. Sierra Nevada Torpedo Room
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9 local reviews
2031 Fourth Street, Berkeley
Closing soon
+1 510-647-3439
Jill And Mike
Jill And Mike
Another Brewery within walking distance.
Varun
Varun
Sierra Nevada Brewery good for beer flights
Jill And Mike
Jill And Mike
Another Brewery within walking distance.
5. The Rare Barrel
5. The Rare Barrel
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8 local reviews
940 Parker Street, Berkeley
Closing soon
+1 510-984-6585
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
Erica
Our local sour beer brewery
riley
Award winning sour beer brewery. Thursday-Sunday only.
Erica
Our local sour beer brewery
5. The Rare Barrel
5. The Rare Barrel
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8 local reviews
940 Parker Street, Berkeley
Closing soon
+1 510-984-6585
Erica
Erica
Our local sour beer brewery
riley
riley
Award winning sour beer brewery. Thursday-Sunday only.
Erica
Erica
Our local sour beer brewery
6. Drake's Brewing Company
6. Drake's Brewing Company
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6 local reviews
1933 Davis Street, San Leandro
Closing soon
+1 510-568-2739
BarRestaurantFood
Danielle
Own local brewery! Industrial setting with planes landing at nearby OAK directly overhead. Great beer. They gi…
Shamar
Great spot to grab some of the best bear the East Bay has to offer -- and see some of the magic behind the awe…
Lisa and Wade
Like Drake's beer? Then go check out the brewery and get a growler! They often have special events so check w…
6. Drake's Brewing Company
6. Drake's Brewing Company
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6 local reviews
1933 Davis Street, San Leandro
Closing soon
+1 510-568-2739
Danielle
Danielle
Own local brewery! Industrial setting with planes landing at nearby OAK directly overhead. Great beer. They give tours too!
Shamar
Shamar
Great spot to grab some of the best bear the East Bay has to offer -- and see some of the magic behind the awesome local craft brewery. Food…
Lisa and Wade
Lisa and Wade
Like Drake's beer? Then go check out the brewery and get a growler! They often have special events so check with the website. Signature eve…
7. Hoi Polloi Brewing Taproom and Beat Lounge
7. Hoi Polloi Brewing Taproom and Beat Lounge
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12 local reviews
1763 Alcatraz Avenue, Berkeley
Open now
+1 510-858-7334
BarRestaurantFood
Mandy
Fantastic micro brewery. Bring over some Easy Creole from next door or nosh some popcorn with your beer.
Sarah
This is a really cute nano-brewery (is a pico brewerey smaller? If so, then it's a pico brewery). There is r…
Julie And Jonathan
Chill brew pub with great people.
7. Hoi Polloi Brewing Taproom and Beat Lounge
7. Hoi Polloi Brewing Taproom and Beat Lounge
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12 local reviews
1763 Alcatraz Avenue, Berkeley
Open now
+1 510-858-7334
Mandy
Mandy
Fantastic micro brewery. Bring over some Easy Creole from next door or nosh some popcorn with your beer.
Sarah
Sarah
This is a really cute nano-brewery (is a pico brewerey smaller? If so, then it's a pico brewery). There is room for about 12 people and a …
Julie And Jonathan
Julie And Jonathan
Chill brew pub with great people.
8. Fieldwork Brewing Co.
8. Fieldwork Brewing Co.
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17 local reviews
1160 6th St, Berkeley
Open now
+1 510 898-1203
Brewery
Jake
Great Brewery located in Berkeley that has a fantastic supply of IPA's & Pale Ales.
Kate
Cool new brewery with a bicycling crowd. No need to have a bike though! :)
Michael
The newest brewery in Berkeley. Nice outdoor patio. Interesting selection.
8. Fieldwork Brewing Co.
8. Fieldwork Brewing Co.
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17 local reviews
1160 6th St, Berkeley
Open now
+1 510 898-1203
Jake
Jake
Great Brewery located in Berkeley that has a fantastic supply of IPA's & Pale Ales.
Kate
Kate
Cool new brewery with a bicycling crowd. No need to have a bike though! :)
Michael
Michael
The newest brewery in Berkeley. Nice outdoor patio. Interesting selection.
9. Drake's Dealership
9. Drake's Dealership
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37 local reviews
2325 Broadway, Oakland
Open now
+1 510-568-2739 ext. 40
BarRestaurantFood
Julian
Brewery/beer garden - plentiful outdoor seating - fire pits outside/fireplace inside. Excellent beer selection…
Jordan & Leslie
Beer fan? Check out Drakes Dealership. Serving all of Drake's famous brews along with a huge selection of othe…
shawn
Brewery, an old car dealership turned into in and outdoor restaurant with food (pizza, burger and salad). Fire…
9. Drake's Dealership
9. Drake's Dealership
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37 local reviews
2325 Broadway, Oakland
Open now
+1 510-568-2739 ext. 40
Julian
Julian
Brewery/beer garden - plentiful outdoor seating - fire pits outside/fireplace inside. Excellent beer selection and food menu. Live music. Ve…
Jordan & Leslie
Jordan & Leslie
Beer fan? Check out Drakes Dealership. Serving all of Drake's famous brews along with a huge selection of other breweries. Incredible outdo…
shawn
shawn
Brewery, an old car dealership turned into in and outdoor restaurant with food (pizza, burger and salad). Fire pits, pet and family friendly…
10. Alameda Island Brewing Company
10. Alameda Island Brewing Company
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4 local reviews
1716 Park St, Alameda
Open now
(510) 217-8885
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
Sharon
Another local brewery that serves several good beers. No food, but plenty of restaurants nearby on Park Street…
Heather
Alameda Island Brewing Company is a microbrewery. A welcoming space for families (kids are welcome) and even d…
Shamar
Another great brewery, located at the foot of Park Street in Alameda -- which is packed with great food and sh…
10. Alameda Island Brewing Company
10. Alameda Island Brewing Company
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4 local reviews
1716 Park St, Alameda
Open now
(510) 217-8885
Sharon
Sharon
Another local brewery that serves several good beers. No food, but plenty of restaurants nearby on Park Street.
Heather
Heather
Alameda Island Brewing Company is a microbrewery. A welcoming space for families (kids are welcome) and even dogs. Alameda Island’s facility…
Shamar
Shamar
Another great brewery, located at the foot of Park Street in Alameda -- which is packed with great food and shopping, though you might not l…
11. Temescal Brewing
11. Temescal Brewing
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13 local reviews
4115 Telegraph Ave, Oakland
Open now
+1 510 899-5628
Winery
Merany
Great brewery with great beer, nice people, outdoor seating. You can bring your own food in and they often hav…
Sarah
Your basic, well executed hipster brewery. A subway tiled and blonde wood environment, the kind of thing Dwel…
Julie
Local brewery, hip vibe with a large outdoor area. Love sitting outside with a beer. Fresh popcorn on offer + …
11. Temescal Brewing
11. Temescal Brewing
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13 local reviews
4115 Telegraph Ave, Oakland
Open now
+1 510 899-5628
Merany
Merany
Great brewery with great beer, nice people, outdoor seating. You can bring your own food in and they often have food trucks come by.
Sarah
Sarah
Your basic, well executed hipster brewery. A subway tiled and blonde wood environment, the kind of thing Dwell magazine likes to feature. …
Julie
Julie
Local brewery, hip vibe with a large outdoor area. Love sitting outside with a beer. Fresh popcorn on offer + food carts, if you're hungry!
12. Novel Brewery
12. Novel Brewery
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5 local reviews
6510 San Pablo Ave, Oakland
Closing soon
+1 510 922-9974
Brewery
Alexandria
Help support a local brewery! Great local vibe.
Jordan & Leslie
Super local, small production brewery. The head brewer and owner works the taps and all the brews are fantasti…
andy
New local brewery. A few restaurants nearby that you're welcome to get food and bring it here.
12. Novel Brewery
12. Novel Brewery
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5 local reviews
6510 San Pablo Ave, Oakland
Closing soon
+1 510 922-9974
Alexandria
Alexandria
Help support a local brewery! Great local vibe.
Jordan & Leslie
Jordan & Leslie
Super local, small production brewery. The head brewer and owner works the taps and all the brews are fantastic. Huge lending library and bo…
andy
andy
New local brewery. A few restaurants nearby that you're welcome to get food and bring it here.