We appreciate you taking the time to read this blog about where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Riverside and San Bernardino. Our alcohol guide will attempt to cover the subject in as much depth as possible.
We’ll start with a list of the best liquor stores and wine shops near you. Anyone who wants to buy a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will get their information quickly so they can go get what they desire soon.
Following that we’ll look into the top breweries and beer bars before sharing a list of excellent wine bars in San Bernardino and Riverside. Wineries and vineyards in your area will be mentioned, and we’ll finish up by discussing some of the top local happy hours where you can get cheap alcoholic drinks after work.
A map for your area will be shared near the end that has all of the establishments we’ve mentioned linked to it. Posts on other cities around the area can be looked through at that link if interested.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Riverside & San Bernardino
You will be able to buy a case of beer, a bottle of vodka, tequila, or wine, or just about any other alcoholic beverage at one of the best Riverside and San Bernardino liquor stores and wine shops:
- M & M Liquor & Market at 10555 Indiana Ave #101
- Riverside Liquor at 9742 Magnolia Ave
- Indiana Liquor at 7580 Indiana Ave
- Quick Pick Liquor at 3775 14th St
- Pine Liquor at 4870 Jackson St
- Pasha Market Liquor at 10054 Magnolia Ave
- La Bodega Wines & Spirit at 3512 Central Ave
- Bev Mo at 7562 Mission Grove Pkwy S
- Valencia Liquors at 704 E Highland Ave, San Bernardino
- King Tut Wine & Spirits at 2627 Highland Ave, San Bernardino
La Bodega Wine & Spirit sells a uniquely curated and vast selection of fine wines, spirits, and beers in your area.
Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
These local breweries and beer bars are fantastic places to go whether you want to sample new suds or just watch the game with some friends:
- Wicks Brewing at 11620 Sterling Ave #C
- Beerfarm at 3605 Market St
- Packinghouse Brewing at 6421 Central Ave
- Route 30 Brewing at 9860 Indiana Ave #19
- Euryale Brewing at 2060 Chicago Ave #A17
- Thompson Brewing at 9900 Indiana Ave #7
- Heroes Restaurant & Brewery at 3397 Mission Inn Ave
- Three Marm Brewing at 23555 Knapps Cutoff, San Bernardino
Wicks Brewing has been producing award-winning beers in your area since 2013 and it is open Monday to Thursday from noon to 8pm and Friday to Sunday until 6pm. Beerfarm aims to bring you some of the best artisanal beers from Southern California and beyond. You can buy a huge assortment of canned beers at Packinghouse Brewing that can be picked up from 2pm to 7pm Tuesday through Thursday, 1pm to 9pm on Friday and Saturday, and 1pm to 5pm on Sunday.
Route 30 is a brewery where traditional craftsmanship meets contemporary luxury resulting in a broad variety of craft beers. They are open every day and host a pint night on Wednesdays from 3pm to 10pm with $1 off. Euryale Brewing is a great destination to go for a wide choice of canned and bottled beers that provides indoor seating and to-go orders and it is open from Wednesday through Sunday.
Thompson Brewing can organize small and large parties like corporate gatherings, birthday celebrations, and other occasions. Their hours of operation are from 5pm to 8pm on Wednesday and Thursday, and 5pm to 9pm Friday, noon to 9pm Saturday, and noon to 6pm Sunday. Dine-in, curbside pickup, and delivery are all available at Heroes Restaurant and Brewery which is open from 11am to 10pm Monday through Thursday, 11 am to 11pm on Friday and Saturday, and 11am to 9pm Sunday.
Three Marm Brewing introduces an in-house crowdfunding campaign called 333 Friends Shares. You can get a lifetime of benefits by joining the program including one free pint of beer per day for life and exclusive merch like a tote bag, a 16 oz pint glass that will stay in their taproom waiting for your visit, a certificate, a cozie to keep your bottle or can at the perfect temperature, and more.
Wine Bars In Riverside & San Bernardino
Visit wine bars near you for a date night, a business meeting, or for a gather with friends:
- W. Wolfskill at 4281 Main St
- The Brickwood at 653 Main St
- Lake Alice Trading at 3616 University Ave
- The Las Campanas Tequila Bar at 3649 Mission Inn Ave
- The Cutting Board Restaurant & Bar at 285 E Hospitality Ln, San Bernardino
- The Belle at 6917 Palm Ave, San Bernardino
- D’Vine Wine Bar at 14845 Monarch Blvd, San Bernardino
- Barrel 33 at 40754 Village Dr, San Bernardino
- Azo Vino Wine Bar at 678 S Citrus Ave, San Bernardino
The Brickwood is a social pub that carries a large array of craft beers, wines, ciders, kombuchas, meads, and non-alcoholic beverages from 3pm to 12am Monday through Thursday, 3pm to 1am Friday and Saturday, and 3pm to 12am on Sunday. Lake Alice Trading rents out their upper bar complete with linens and balloons for any occasion. You can also have a full dining experience with delectable food and a rotating draft beer selection.
The Cutting Board Restaurant & Bar brings people together for wonderful cuisine, good moments, and lots of laughs combined with a variety of wines, artisan cocktails, and beers. They also give discounts of 50% for their whole wine collection on Wednesday.
D’Vine Wine Bar is a go-to spot for outstanding beverages and fantastic music in the center of the Victor Valley and is open Tuesday through Saturday with wines for every taste and budget. They can facilitate many events and have a happy hour Tuesday to Friday from 4pm to 7pm. Barrel 33 can accommodate any gathering with its magnificent one-of-a-kind wine barrel furnishings. They operate from 10am to 7pm Sunday through Thursday and 10am to 8pm on Friday and Saturday.
Azo Vino Wine Bar is committed to creating a space where you may sip on an extensive range of fine wines and craft beers while admiring unique artwork in their gallery. They feature live entertainment and conduct private parties so whether you want to unwind, celebrate a particular occasion, or simply spend some great time with your friends you will not be disappointed.
Wineries & Vineyards In Your Area
Although these wineries and vineyards might not be right in the city they are well worth the trip:
- Oak Mountain Winery at 36522 Vía Verde
- Galleano Winery at 4231 Wineville Rd
- Ponte Winery at 35053 Rancho California Rd
- Frisby Cellars Winery at 0331 Lake Forest Dr c
- Orange Coast Winery at 869 W 16th St
- Vindemia Vineyard & Winery at 33133 Vista Del Monte Rd
- Danza del Sol Winery at 39050 De Portola Rd
- Sycamore Ranch Vineyard & Winery at Dart Canyon Rd
- Joseph Filippi Winery & Vineyards at 12467 BaseLine Rd
- Rancho De Philo Winery at 10050 Wilson Ave
- San Antonio Winery at 2802 S Milliken Ave
- Suveg Cellars Public Tasting Room at 12132 California St
Enjoy an underground dining experience at Oak Mountain Winery which is a charming family-owned winery with a climate-controlled pavilion overlooking one of the most amazing views in the region. They can also arrange wedding parties and other unique events.
If you want to explore a selection of handmade wines with complexity and elegance that reflect the environment and personality of each vineyard in your area head to Frisby Cellars. In addition to hosting tastings on Saturday and Sunday there are coupons and discounts of up to 25% on premium wines available.
Orange Coast Winery is a boutique that makes high-quality wine from grapes grown in the Temecula Valley, Paso Robles, and Lodi. There are tastings, courses, and curbside pickup options available.
Go to Vindemia Vineyard & Winery to sip on robust reds and a few crisp whites on their outdoor terraces while seeing the rows of estate grapes all without being bothered by tour buses or the buzz of highway traffic. They are open Wednesday through Monday from 11am to 5pm and solely cater to groups of 6 or less.
Sycamore Ranch Vineyard & Winery excels on fine Rhone, Bordeaux varietals, and hard apple ciders and can manufacture approximately 700 cases of wine per year. Outdoor tasting reservations are accepted at 1pm and 3pm on Friday or at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm on Saturday and Sunday. Visit Joseph Filippi Winery & Vineyards on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays however local wine tastings are welcome on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Founded in 1927 Galleano Winery is one of the oldest family-owned and operated wineries in the city. They have three different times available for wine tastings and tours which are from 10am to 12pm, 12:30pm to 2:30pm, and 3pm to 5pm on weekends. Reservations for patio seating prior to arrival are required for all guests while bottle and merchandise orders are accepted daily from 9am to 5pm.
Rancho De Philo Winery is recognized for its innovative creations, Brookside’s Table, and dessert wines. If you are looking a sophisticated local tasting room, a gift shop, an exclusive venue, and a relaxing country patio alongside a diverse collection of foreign and domestic beverages go to San Antonio Winery. Both in-store sales and outdoor wine flights are possible.
Suveg Cellars Public Tasting Room was the first award-winning winery near you and it set the standard for quality. They have garnered international recognition with 55 competition medals and are suitable for any form of celebration such as rehearsal dinners, office meetings, or graduation parties
Best Local Happy Hours
When you need to unwind after work these happy hours in Riverside and San Bernardino are great
- El Torito at 3639 Riverside Plaza Dr #526
- ProAbition Whiskey Lounge & Kitchen at 3597 Main St
- TGI Fridays at 3487 Tyler St
- El Patron Downtown at 3204 Mission Inn Ave
- Gra Pow at 497 E Alessandro Blvd # D
- Bear Springs Bistro & Lounge at 27959 Highland Ave, San Bernardino
- Meiga Sushi at 1379 E Highland Ave, San Bernardino
- The Cutting Board Restaurant & Bar at 285 E Hospitality Ln, San Bernardino
- Black Angus Steakhouse at 290 E Hospitality Ln, San Bernardino
- The Mexico Cafe at 892 E Highland Ave, San Bernardino
- Shiki Sushi Sportsbar at 996 E Hospitality Ln, San Bernardino
El Torito is well-known for its excellent tableside preparations such as made-to-order guacamole and sizzling flame-grilled fajitas. Every day at 3 the Cantina offers food and drink specials starting at $4. The ProAbition Whiskey Lounge & Kitchen has happy hours from 4pm to 6pm Monday through Friday.
El Patron Downtown is committed to giving excellent service while capturing the essence of Mexico through delectable cuisine and a joyful atmosphere plus you can get a free lunch on your birthday. Their operating hours are Wednesday to Friday from 11am to 10pm, Saturday 10am to 10pm, and Sunday 10am to 8pm.
Gra-Pow is an ideal place to taste delicious Thai Asian flavor and sushi with flat-screen TVs everywhere showing live sports. They have daily happy hours from 3pm to 6pm and 9pm to 11pm.
Bear Springs Bistro & Lounge is a classy and contemporary eatery presenting an inventive and exquisite assortment of appetizers, entrees, and desserts as well as top-shelf brands of amazing cocktails and bottled beers. Receive a discount of up to 25% by joining a member and enjoy a happy hour from 3pm to 6pm and again from 10pm to 12am.
Meiga Sushi sells Japanese cuisine from 11:30am to 9pm every day and has special deals for the lunch crowd at a reasonable price plus an excellent Bento combination. The happy hour at The Cutting Board Restaurant & Bar lasts all day on Sunday.
There’s always a place for you at Black Angus Steakhouse to catch up with old friends or to finish the Bone-In Ribeye steak on your lonesome. A diverse menu of local craft beers, wines, and hand-crafted cocktails are also available at their bar with a happy hour from 3pm to 7pm on Monday.
The Mexico Cafe has been serving delicious home-style Mexican dishes in a family atmosphere for about 70 years. They are open Monday to Wednesday from 11am to 8pm, Thursday to Saturday 11am to 9pm, and on Sunday 10am to 8pm. Shiki Shusi is a sports bar in your area delivering Japanese specialties with happy hour from 2:30pm to 5:30pm on Monday.
Places to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks:
- Los Angeles Local Alcohol Guide
- San Diego Local Alcohol Guide
- Bakersfield Local Alcohol Guide
- San Francisco Local Alcohol Guide
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Riverside & San Bernardino
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Please let us know if we missed anything or if any of the above establishments have closed in the comments so we can keep the lists up to date. Now you can enjoy drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Riverside and San Bernardino.