Let’s Talk About Beer

Love talking about beer? Us too. Come snag a seat at the bar and watch the game with us or enjoy a pint on the pup-friendly patio.

San Diego Craft Beer Flight

Craft Beers on Tap

40+ craft beers on draft. From hazy IPAs to barrel-aged stouts and sours. Selections from the best local breweries and around the world.

Bottle Shop San Diego Ale Tales Taproom

Bottle Shop

Enjoy 100s of craft beers in bottles and cans at the taproom or to-go. We also have a selection of wines, ciders, hard seltzers and kombuchas.

gastropub style

Kitchen & Food

While sipping on a pint, enjoy our elevated take on approachable food that we love. From burgers and wings to new spins on old classics, we also have vegan and gluten-free options.

Jes Ale Tales Taproom

Veteran Owned And Operated

We love craft beer and great food. Our goal is to provide downtown San Diego a second living room, a place to grab beer and food, catch a sporting event, and even make a few friends! Whether you’re a beer expert or a complete novice we’ll find you something you love.

Event Space

Looking for an event space in downtown San Diego? Look no further. We have an entire section of the taproom dedicated to private events and parties up to 40.

Private Bar

  • Book your party at Ale Tales Taproom and reserve our private bar. We can even bring a special keg for you!

Large Screen Projector

  • Watch the big game on a giant screen. Share an embarrassing birthday slide show. Or have a private movie night with all your friends.

Central Location

  • Located six blocks from the Padres’ stadium, the Gaslamp Quarter, and convention center, we’re perfectly located to start your night (or day).
Downtown San Diego Event Space Ale Tales Taproom

From our Customers

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Contact Us

Want to chat about beer? Looking to book a private party? Get in touch with us!

    1520 J Street, San Diego, CA 92101