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Sublime Ale House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1020 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, CA
16:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Wed 16:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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Carlsbad, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Best place for mac n cheese hands down. A great place for couples to go and have a drink or to have a small party. Don't want to wait on a table? The picnic table self seat area is great way to get in quick and have others join you without needing to move seating. Large selection of craft beers... More 

Thank Kramkaleby
Grafton, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here many times -- the pizzas are very good and the mac & cheese combinations are really good. The number of beers and ales available is amazing and they will let you sample the beers before making a selection. The seating ranges from at the bar, to full table service with the option of limited table service where... More 

Thank redsox1118
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This was new to me for sure, but the combo works totally and this dish was a winner. The place is pretty much a brewery looking place and although I don't believe the make anything the have several taps from those that do so... was invited there by someone, this was my first visit and the meal was crafted by... More 

Thank Whatttup G
San Marcos, California
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Varied menu from excellent pizza to quality mac and cheese, favorite of my grandkids but who doesn't like mac and cheese. Good hamburgers and sandwiches never have been disappointed in our many visits with either food selection or service. Beer selection more that you can possibly count or consume all the top San Diego Brewers are represented. The

Thank Dave A
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89 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Please do yourself a favor and order their sublime mac & cheese, it out of this world!!! Absolutely the most delicious mac & cheese I've ever had. We also ordered the Cubano sandwich and the Slap Yo Mama burger, both were very good as well. They had a good selection of beers but we didn't partake in these libations on... More 

Thank RktDogg
San Marcos, California
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948 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Stopped in for lunch and found that we were in love with this place. Very simple decor, but great service and food. Large selections of beers and they are great at making suggestions based on what you tell them you like.

Thank csarchibald
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

the food selection was good portions good size, definitely enough to take some home and enjoy later, beer selection again very good and tasty the restaurant is a bit noisy, but did not really bother us. service great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank EdithL_11
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on a recent Saturday evening. The place was busy so we had a beer at the bar. Great selection! The wait was pretty short. My husband had a macaroni and cheese dish which he thought was fabulous and I opted for a burger with blue cheese. Very good! We discovered this place when we were in... More 

Escondido, California
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126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

I used to go here a few nights a week forever! I came here for the first time in a long time, it was pretty dead, the spot looked pretty much the same as it always had.. The menu is still mostly the same...minus the sunrise pizza (shakes fist in anger) The craft beer list is fantastic! We ordered the... More 

Thank Jason N
Aston, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Well everyone (4) really enjoyed the mac & Cheese... like 10 different varieties. I choose the short rib grilled cheese which was excellent.Service was great and the huge beer selection was ice cold.

Thank GeorgeF347

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: 17605109220

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?