The Stuffed Sandwich is a great place to come for lunch or dinner, and have a great tasting beer or two to accompany your meal.
The Stuffed Sandwich opened in their orignial location with the same owners in 1976. They moved to their new location in January 2003. They offer a wide variety of great sandwiches, salads, and soups. All their salads are homemade as are their sauces for their BBQ ribs and spaghetti.
Sam and Marlene Samaniego have made the Stuffed Sandwich THE gathering place for beer lovers . When the Stuffed Sandwich first opened, brewpubs were not legal in the state of California. Sam and Marlene decided to specialize in imported beers. They first started with 35 beers from around the world. Their biggest sellers at the time were: Moosehead from Canada, Watney's Red Barrel from England, Heineken from Holland, and St. Pauli Girl from Germany. (All of which are still available today Corona Extra was not yet imported to the United States).
Everyone was so excited about trying new beers that Sam decided to go for a selection of 100 beers. Since then it has not stopped! They now sell over 700 bottled beers from 40 different countries, specializing in Belgian Ales (over 130) and American crafted "Micro" brewed beers.
Sam and Marlene had previously worked in the beer industry, both working for beer distributors. Between the two of them, they have more than 50 years of experience in the beer industry. They are both extremely knowledgeable of their beers and if you are willing to learn they are willing to teach you. But, beware, if you are a newcomer to the shop, it may take five minutes to get your first beer. If you ask Sam for a suggestion he'll ask you a few questions just to see where you are as to your taste buds, what styles you are used to drinking, what you have enjoyed, etc. and then he'll choose a beer for you.
They have 7 beers on tap at all times which are always rotated. A wonderful variety of beers are now available on draft. When a keg empties they put on a different style each time. (Lagers, Porters, Stouts, Ales, Weizen, Barley Wine, Seasonals). They always have a bottled "Beer of the week" special on sale. It changes every week.
Sam and Marlene carry a large selection of Belgian 1.5 and 3 liter bottles of beer. They also sell a nice selection of vintage Samichlaus, Thomas Hardy Ales, Anchor Merry Christmas / Happy New Year special ale, Sierra Nevada Celebration and Bigfoot Barleywine Ales.
They are also very well versed in their wines. They have over 100 different wines for sale. Prices are from $7.00 to $200.00. They sell current and vintage wines including verticals of Opus One and Penfold's Grange Hermitage.
Call or come in for lunch or dinner and see what's on draft and what's on sale!
Open Wednesday thru Saturday
11:00AM to 8:00PM
Closed Sunday thru Tuesday
Please note that The Stuffed Sandwich is a sandwich shop that sells a lot of beers. It is not a bar. Their ABC (Alcoholic Beverage Control) license states that they cannot sell any beer or wine (Alcohol) without a food purchase.