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There’s a Place for You

Welcome to the neighborhood place where brewers, bankers and bricklayers can all come together. There’s a place for you at Fourpenny House. This is why you work. Leave your 9–5 at the door, and let’s raise a glass. Toast to heritage and the many crafty ways we know how to use a simple grain. Drinking, cooking, baking.

Get to Know Us

Owner


Peter Soutowood

An architect turned restauranteur with a lifelong love of baking, brewing, and serving, Peter has deep roots in the values of heritage and food. With the support of his team, Peter is able to bring a long dream to fruition and is committed to bringing his passion for food and drink in a thoughtful and well-crafted space to La Mesa and beyond.

Executive Chef


Josh Kemble

I am Josh. I played music for a long time, I married Lisa, and we made three rad kids. I cook, drink, and eat a lot of deliciousness. I feel it is important to make sure every child has a loving home to grow up in. I enjoy putting foods together with drinks, a good time with friends and music.

Head Brewer


Sam Olson

Sam Olson is a graduate of the prestigious Master Brewer program at UC Davis and former head brewer at ChuckAlek Independent Brewers. She brings incredible experience, love of beer, and heart to Fourpenny House.

General Manager


David Pressly

David Ian (Dave) Pressly, was born and raised in the U.K. to parents Ian Leith (family from Aberdeen, Scotland & Co. Derry, Ireland) and Cesarina Teresa Maria Celia (family from Livorno, Tuscany, Italy). After exploring his music talent and his desire to become an international rock star, Dave’s journey led him to his next passion. An English expat and a veteran professional to San Diego’s premier English and Irish pub scene, his devotion to the expat Pub culture has allowed him to share his heritage with fellow exiles and curious locals alike. Failte.

Assistant General Manager


Matt Deasy

With over 10 years of serving experience, Matt has a true passion for the service industry. A native of Dublin, Ireland, Matt brought his strong Irish work ethic to the United States. Not afraid to do what it takes to get the job done, he began his career in conference and banqueting, with work ranging all the way from dishwashing to bartending, all over San Diego; now in a management position, Matt is excited to lead the front of house team and make Fourpenny House his new home.

Here's to that first cold sip and no empty glasses.

Hours

MON: CLOSED
TUE-SAT: 4 PM - 12 AM
FRIDAY: 2 PM - 12 AM
SATURDAY: 11 AM - 12 AM
SUNDAY: 9 AM - 9 PM

Visit Us

(619) 825-8805
8323 La Mesa Blvd.
La Mesa, CA 91942

Reservations

Reservations for parties of 6 or higher. 
Any questions or requests please call us at (619) 825-8805.

Contact Us

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Today’s shout-out goes to Line Cook extraordinaire Javier Lopez, seen here preparing a trawler’s worth of fish for our tasty fish and chips. Made by hand daily, our food simply is better. #fourpennyhouse #sandiegorestaurants #linecooklife #fishandchips

Today’s shout-out goes to Line Cook extraordinaire Javier Lopez, seen here preparing a trawler’s worth of fish for our tasty fish and chips. Made by hand daily, our food simply is better. #fourpennyhouse #sandiegorestaurants #linecooklife #fishandchips

Tullamore Dew Pairing Dinner 🥃 😋

Tullamore Dew Pairing Dinner 🥃 😋

Beer delivery by Land Rover. It’s how we roll here. #landroverdefender #fourpennyhouse #beerflights #sandiegobrewery #sdbeer #sandiegobars #traxxastrx4 #scottishbrewpub @landrover @traxxas

Beer delivery by Land Rover. It’s how we roll here. #landroverdefender #fourpennyhouse #beerflights #sandiegobrewery #sdbeer #sandiegobars #traxxastrx4 #scottishbrewpub @landrover @traxxas

Homemade chicken and dumpling soup, on right now and perhaps the perfect dish beside our fireplace with our spent-grain toast.  Stop by our house for dinner tonight!  #chickensoup #topsandiegorestaurants #fourpennyhouse #sandiegorestaurants #visitlamesaca #lamesavillage #sandiegofood

Homemade chicken and dumpling soup, on right now and perhaps the perfect dish beside our fireplace with our spent-grain toast. Stop by our house for dinner tonight! #chickensoup #topsandiegorestaurants #fourpennyhouse #sandiegorestaurants #visitlamesaca #lamesavillage #sandiegofood

Now introducing our late night bar menu, including this tasty grilled cheese with pesto, white cheddar, and micro greens.  Starting at 9 pm, Fourpenny House is the best place to get a late-night bite with your beer!  #topsandiegorestaurants #fourpennyhouse #ediblesandiego #sandiegobars #sandiegorestaurants

Now introducing our late night bar menu, including this tasty grilled cheese with pesto, white cheddar, and micro greens. Starting at 9 pm, Fourpenny House is the best place to get a late-night bite with your beer! #topsandiegorestaurants #fourpennyhouse #ediblesandiego #sandiegobars #sandiegorestaurants

Want this?  It’s our special Meyer lemon tartlet, one of the choices on the Valentine’s Day special dinner. Tickets through Facebook, our website, or in person.  You want this dessert... #fourpennyhouse #meyerlemon #lemoncurd #lemontartlet #valentinesdinner #sandiegodesserts #ediblesandiego #sandiegobaker

Want this? It’s our special Meyer lemon tartlet, one of the choices on the Valentine’s Day special dinner. Tickets through Facebook, our website, or in person. You want this dessert... #fourpennyhouse #meyerlemon #lemoncurd #lemontartlet #valentinesdinner #sandiegodesserts #ediblesandiego #sandiegobaker

🥂 For The Love Of [Fill In The Blank]....

🥂 For The Love Of [Fill In The Blank]....

We have your Valentines Day plans covered!  Our fixed-price 3-course meal for $60 is per person so dine with your special someone, dine solo, dine with a group of friends, just enjoy an unforgettable meal in San Diego’s most romantic spot. There’s a place for you at Fourpenny House. #fourpennyhouse #valentinesdinner #sandiegorestaurants #sandiegobrewery #scottishrestaurant #scottishpub #visitlamesaca

We have your Valentines Day plans covered! Our fixed-price 3-course meal for $60 is per person so dine with your special someone, dine solo, dine with a group of friends, just enjoy an unforgettable meal in San Diego’s most romantic spot. There’s a place for you at Fourpenny House. #fourpennyhouse #valentinesdinner #sandiegorestaurants #sandiegobrewery #scottishrestaurant #scottishpub #visitlamesaca

Events

Tullamore Dew Pairing Dinner

Tuesday, March 12 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Reservations

$60 per person. Includes tax, tip, food and paired whiskeys.

5pm and 7:30pm seatings available

 

YOU GET:

1. Tullamore D.E.W. Welcome Punch

 

2. Smoked Salmon Board

+ Tullamore D.E.W. Cider Cask Finish

 

3. Smoked Corn Chowder and Spring Harvest Micro Green Salad

+ Tullamore D.E.W. Original

 

4. Cider-braised Short Rib, Polenta, Beer Gravy, Charred Cauliflower, Parsnip Ribbon

+ Tullamore D.E.W. 12 Year Old

 

5. Olive Oil Cake with Whiskey Whip & Seasonal Fruit Sorbet

+ Tullamore D.E.W. XO Rum Cask