Draft Republic San Marcos
Credit: Timothy Kwon
Draft Republic San Marcos
Credit: Timothy Kwon

5 Reasons Draft Republic in San Marcos Is the Best Place to Host Any Type of Celebration

With an Arcade, Bowling Alley and Golf Simulator, This Restaurant Is a Hub for All Things Entertainment

Looking for a spot to host your next event in North County? Whether it’s a bachelor or bachelorette party, or a birthday bash, we know just the place! Get your fill of every kind of fun at Draft Republic in San Marcos, a space so large it has designated zones of its own—”fun zones”, to be exact. Find a nature-enhanced beer garden, homey fire tables for dining, a Full Swing golf simulator and so much more at this master attraction space! No matter which spot you decide to spend your time in, you’ll be able to indulge in the restaurant’s two full bars with 40+ beers on tap including beer selections from resident on-site brewery, Rouleur Brewing Company. Read on for five special occasions Draft Republic is perfect for.

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For a Birthday Bash

Draft Republic San Marcos
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Got a birthday coming up? Whether it’s for you or your best mate, we’ve got something right up your alley. Draft Republic in San Marcos houses eight bowling lanes with innovative gastropub-inspired dining options and a full bar. If bowling isn’t your cup of tea, cruise over to the VR-complete arcade next door while your party battles it out on the lanes. There’s no time to “spare”—lanes book up fairly quickly, so we recommend reserving your birthday bowling experience ASAP. Visit www.draftrepublicsanmarcos.com to book. 

Local Insight: Draft Republic has five rentable event spaces—click here to check them out!


For a Bachelor Party

Draft Republic San Marcos
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When one hears wedding bells, another hears the sweet swish of the golf club in their future. Prep for the big day and practice your swing at Draft Republic’s Full Swing Golf Simulator, a professional-grade golf experience featuring dual-tracking technology and high-speed cameras to bring the most accurate stats to your swings. Don’t hold back—the absorbent screen can take a hit. A little birdie told us you might get thirsty after a hard session, and the on-site beer garden has you covered. Complete with a self-watering succulent wall, corn-hole games and more than 40 beers on tap, this outdoor space is the perfect spot for a boys night out.


For Sunday Football

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Throw on your favorite team’s jersey and enjoy great deals on food and drinks while watching the football games on over 40+ tvs and a massive LED video wall! Every Sunday during football season, Draft Republic offers breakfast specials from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Try the Touchdown Breakfast Burrito, packed to the brim with housemade chorizo, scrambled eggs, breakfast potatoes, pico de gallo, cheese and crema. Pair it with one (or a few) of their all-day drink specials like $5 house beers or their 4th and Goal Mimosa Flight—even if your home team loses, you’ll be winning the day.



For a Girls Night Out

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Let’s go, GNO! Celebrate your favorite monthly or weekly ritual with your girl gang at Draft Republic, where you can catch their top-notch happy hour every day from 4-5:30 p.m.. It features deals on classic share plates with creative twists. Enjoy $6 house draft beers and $7 cocktails and select house wines by the glass. When it comes to eats, chow down on everything from $8 Bavarian pretzel bites and $9 nachos to $11 poke tacos!


For a Family Night

Draft Republic San Marcos
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Make it a game night for your gang and treat the kiddos to an evening at Draft Republic’s arcade! Classic claw machines, Minecraft and even VR simulated motorcycle racing awaits! Each win will earn tickets that are automatically loaded to your game card and redeemable at their famous Prizezilla machine. While the kids are busy perfecting their basketball throw at the Connect 4 Hoops game, you’re free to grab a drink. Just make sure to set them up with a cheese pizza or fried chicken fingers from the kids menu to buy yourself maximum adult time–or grab the game beside them and get in on the action.

Draft Republic San Marcos 
255 Redel Rd
San Marcos, CA 92078

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Jaclyn is a sunshine chasing San Diego native with an extensive writing background. When she isn’t word-smithing, you can find her playing beach volleyball, skating the boardwalk, or on a rooftop enjoying a drink in the sunshine with her pals.


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