Local Farmers and Vendors

About us

It all started with a vision of a local Rancho Penasquitos resident who wanted to open a restaurant for his community that could offer quality food, great beer, and cocktails at a reasonable price. We reached that goal and opened our neighborhood, family and pet friendly restaurant/gastropub in March of 2019.  

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Knotty Barrel Rancho Penasquitos

Private Parties

Knotty Barrel Gastropub would be honored to provide our services for your next event. Each event is bespoke to your tastes and needs, to provide the best experience possible for you and your guests.

Parties reservations

Enjoy our locally-sourced "pub grub" with a twist, a wide array of domestic, imported and local craft beers as well as a full bar. Featuring daily specials, weekend brunch, and a kids menu - Knotty Barrel is the perfect spot for any occasion.

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    Knotty Barrel Rancho Penasquitos

    is a family and dog friendly bar and restaurant
    Our Menu
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    Daily specials, weekend brunch and a kids menu

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    Enjoyable environment for you, your friends and family

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    Our Knotty family has underestimated your appetites!

    Our Menu
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Weekend Football Drink Specials 10am - 3pm Happy Hour Draft Beer, $18 Bottomless Mimosas, Brunch Specialty Cocktail Menu Full Lunch Menu and Select Brunch Options available every Saturday & Sunday 10am - 2pm
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM


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13211 Black Mountain Rd,
San Diego, CA


Mon, Tue, Wed
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM