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Hey Bartender

Bartender Lupe Jacobs is serving up signature cocktails, premium wines and a variety of beers at Pete’s Restaurant and Brewhouse in the Promenade Shops at Orchard Valley in Manteca. Located next to Bass Pro Shops and AMC Showplace movie theatre, Pete’s has been satisfying palates and quenching thirsts for the past four years.

“I love the location,” said Jacobs. “It is easy to get here and we always have foot traffic. We are usually really busy on the weekends and at night.”

The restaurant began in midtown Sacramento in 1987 where Pete created his very own pizza sauce and hand tossed dough. This original recipe is still served up at the restaurant 30 years later. 

To whet your whistle, Pete’s offers five custom craft beers, Pete’s Outlaw, Golden Stallion, Red Hound, Half-Time, and Night Rider that are brewed at Dust Bowl specifically for Pete’s Brewhouse. They have 24 brews on tap ranging from Samuel Adams Octoberfest, Blue Moon, 805, Stella Artois, Anchor Steam, Lagunitas, Ballast Point, a few Firestone options as well as a few Dust Bowl favorites and some domestics. For those that may not be able to decide what beers to taste they offer a flight of your choice that comes in four 3.5 oz. servings. One sampling may be the Angry Orchard, Red Hound, Butte Porter and the Hops of Wrath.

There are a few specialty cocktails that are guest favorites at Pete’s like the Blueberry Mule that is served in the standard copper mug with Blueberry Absolut vodka, ginger beer, a splash of lime juice, garnished with mint, a lime wedge, and of course fresh blueberries. The refreshing cocktail with the mint and blueberries gives this mule a little something extra. Another patron favorite is the French Martini which Jacobs explained is fun to make with the two layers of vodka, pineapple juice that is shaken and topped off with a layer of raspberry liqueur that gives it a frothy top that is not only delightful but also very pretty.

“It is a very fun upbeat place to come and enjoy good pizza and a nice beer or a cocktail,” said Jacobs. “Come see me at Pete’s.” 

If you go

Getting there: 


881 Lifestyle St., Manteca 


209-825-4200 or


Sunday – Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Friday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.