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Longwell's

Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

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Longwell's

Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

(83)

Reviews (83)

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Jason B.

5 September 2019

What a great beer selection.Beer tenders always friendly.Reasonably priced for a solid happy hour spot. Never miss a chance to hit this place up when traveling for work in Lincoln.

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David Swanson

3 September 2019

Great place to spend vacation day!

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Jamie Miller

21 August 2019

Outstanding atmosphere, food was amazing, great taps with extremely knowledgeable staff. Will definitely return!

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Cory Springer

18 August 2019

Cool bar! Had a great time! Love the rail yard!

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Tracey Marr Ruiz

23 June 2019

Good food & cold beer! Very crowded because of Carrie Underwood concert, but food came out fairly quickly & bar employees were friendly.

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Mary Vanessa Oleske

4 June 2019

The brisket sliders were delicious and happy hour rocks!

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Diane Thompson Chapin

1 April 2019

My best friend and I hung out while Dad’s took the kids to monster jam. We had a blast!

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Pauline L. Petersen

29 March 2019

Great Staff, Great Food, fun just to hang out!!

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Bob Smallfield

16 March 2019

good beer nice place to to hangout before you go to a concert

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Troy Wells

9 March 2019

Good cold beer. Good food.

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Brian Hardman

28 February 2019

Great selection of Craft Beers

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Josh Garcia

4 February 2019

awesome place on gameday!

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Richard Rosas

8 January 2019

Food was delicious and staff was great.

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Scott Dunn

27 October 2018

Always have a great time meeting friends at Longwells! Great selection of beers!

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Trevor Weber

20 October 2018

Cheap drinks Awesome bar scene big TVs

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Adam Gawthrop

13 October 2018

amazing place. great views and drinks.

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Marianne F.

5 October 2018

Awesome food, awesome service. This guy was amazing. What a great lotion and downtown Lincoln was adorable. The best sandwiches and sweet potato fries. 76 beer choices. I selected part vanilla bean and wheat! More...

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Pam Pj Aden

9 September 2018

they have great service, very friendly and fun staff!

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David Nicholas

7 September 2018

Have come here a couple of times before, decent food, great beer selection. This time it was for a pre-concert party, place was packed so we didn't order any food, just a couple beers, didn't take too long even with all the people.

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Elizabeth S.

20 July 2018

Great service.  Mr. Picky had their house fries.  He was good with them.   I had a Cobb Salad.  Great service!  Mr. Picky is a beer drinker, so the option of 112+ beers is a great option for him.   He even got a tour of the keg room.  When Mr. Picky is happy everyone's happy!  Came back today for their amazing happy hour! More...

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Bill Beattie

2 June 2018

Great bar to watch a game. Very good food and nice beer selection. Service was excellent!

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Rodney + Food

8 March 2018

Went here before a concert. Fun atmosphere. Great appetizers. Pulled pork sliders, corn nuggets, prezeles and nachos yum. Here you order a counter. Food comes out a little faster than being waited on. More...

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Kim Scott-Keoppel

7 March 2018

Enjoyed the atmosphere while enjoying a drink. Staff was friendly and the drinks were amazing.

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Melissa R.

9 February 2018

Very good party atmosphere before or after a concert or event. The food is ok. The BBQ and prime rib are fatty. Service was prettt good for a busy night. Great beer list.

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Allan Guthrie

5 February 2018

Great beer selection, awesome big screen tv’s, service was great and convenient to PBA.

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Scott Nimetz

5 February 2018

Great staff and friendly service. Cannot go wrong hanging out at this place whether they have an event at PBA or not. Definitely my go to spot when in the Railyard.

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Nadine Babu

5 December 2017

We came in from out of town from Minneapolis and bartenders don’t get much better than Bill. He made us feel welcome, made us amazing drinks and made us customers for life!

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Steve Knoche

1 December 2017

Great selection of beer. They get busy and service is sometimes slow. Food is OK.

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Leah Cihla Stadtmueller

19 November 2017

We had a great experience! We're from Iowa and they were so accommodating on a Nebraska game day and about the same time for both! Our waiter Tyler was so Great! Had a great time and will be back! More...

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Trista Nicole

12 November 2017

Tonight was my 21 and I went to 5 bars. Longwell's was by far my favorite. The bartender, Keaton, was the greatest person in the world. Was super funny and nice. I had an amazing time! More...

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Paul Bauer

3 September 2017

This place has some of the best beer selections on tap along with an array of other drinks. If you want some of the best nachos ever, come to Longwells. The people working there were very pleasant as well. This place gets busy, so you can't expect them to be at your side 24/7. Also, place to be for Husker game days because no bigger TVs anywhere ����� More...

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Aaron Krogh

28 August 2017

I went to go watch the Mayweather v McGregor fight. My server was Amber. She made my night by always xchecking up to make sure I always had something in front of me and to see if I needed anything. I don't know if I've even had service like that at some of the high-end restaurants in town. You could tell she was exhausted and limping a bit (probably from how packed it was) but hustled through it like the true champ of the night. Oh and the fact she was also going for McGregor made it even better. So thank you Amber for the AMAZING service you did a wonderful job!!! When the pay-per-view was down for awhile it did get a bit frustrating listening to all the yelling from people in there but I knew it had nothing to do with longwells. But other than that it was a great night that I will remember for a very long time and I'm glad I was at longwells to experience it! More...

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Carissa Ostdiek

20 August 2017

Had such a great time at Longwells before the Crawford fight. It was busy and our waitress Keegan kept up and was so friendly! I love the new garage door open concept what a great idea! More...

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Rhd Gde

15 August 2017

Bill the bartender. Thursdays-Sundays. Accept no substitutes.

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Marsha Nadasky Silver

30 July 2017

There was a great atmosphere. The service was good. The food was delicious. Friendly staff and capable of making it good to be there.

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Jameson Rupert

21 July 2017

Only reason I'm not giving 5 stars is recently they have changed how they do their wings. They use to have fantastic BBQ wings, but they have changed how they make the wings for some reason and the wings now are just average nothing special. Otherwise service is always great. Fun place to hang out and have some drinks and watch the some tv on there giant wall of TVs More...

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Marshall Ganz

10 July 2017

I will give it a 4. We got there before any rush and was completely IGNORED by the female working tables on either side of us. Thanks to the guy in the red & black beards who gave us top notch service...to the b*itch wearing the daisy duke green short, I"ll just stop now. More...

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Joe Sweeney

11 June 2017

If your into a great selection of micro brews this is the place to go. They have the greatest staff in the world, service is great and we love their food. You can watch your favorite sporting event on the giant state of the art big screen TV's which makes you feel like you are actually there. Longwell's is a can't miss destination point. More...

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Jared Patterson

13 May 2017

The service and selection were great. Definitely will be back.

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Rick Burritt

29 April 2017

Food was great and the bar tender we had was awesome.

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Kris Willey Wegner

23 April 2017

We had a great time. The atmosphere was great. Our server never let us down and our beer and mixers were very tasty!

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David Wintroub

2 April 2017

Fantastic service!! Austin was an excellent, phenomenal bartender ... during a very busy, packed, standing room only night of the Final 4 basketball game, he made it feel as if it was not busy. Exceptional selection of beers! It seems to me so many craft beer bars are missing the mark on selection lately...and, Longwell's nails it!!! More...

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Lisa Marie

28 March 2017

Great selection of beers! Very informative staff! My new favorite beer was suggested by our bartender! Can't wait to come back again!

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Monique Russell

26 March 2017

Went to longwells last night before the Journey concert and the service was AMAZING!! Thank you to our waiter (red beard)who kept track of all our drinks for the tab! Very good job! �

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Andrea T.

1 February 2017

They have a great beer selection and awesome nachos! I definitely recommend going in on a Friday or Saturday night when it's more of a bar atmosphere! It's always fun and has the best access to the rail yard! More...

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Cathy Bartels Cohen

22 January 2017

Longwells is a must. The food is great, staff is phenomenal, and their selection and knowledge of beer is above any I've experienced.

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Sue Strehle Watson

9 January 2017

We love Longwells, it is our pre-Husker BB game & pre- concert destination, we are usually waited on in a timely manner & well taken care of, yesterday took a little longer to get waited on intally, but they were very busy & we didn't mind. The food is always good!

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Julie Zeidlik

23 November 2016

Wow! I just read all of the bad reviews and realize that I must have gotten lucky. My server was one of the best ever but I have had anywhere. She was timely, attentive, helpful and very kind. She knew her beers and helped me pick out the ones that I would like. The food was just OK. More...

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Suzan H.

16 October 2016

This place knows what they are doing. Huge bar with over 100 taps. GREAT beer to choose from. Staff friendly and helpful. Lots of seating indoors and out. We stayed for awhile and listened to the music. Great place. Wish we had one like this back home. Well done Longwell's. More...

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Sam B.

14 October 2016

First off, I've been here many times and don't understand the negative reviews, much less agree with them.Longwell's features one of the best selections of on-tap beer in Lincoln and I dare say it has Old Chicago beat. The food is incredible, especially the brisket and the steak fries. The portions are humongous! The prices are pretty reasonable, both for drinks and for food. The service is decent, considering it's a sports bar. And if you're upset that the bartender doesn't know how to make your "foo foo" drink, deal with it! Chill out and have another beer. They have a great selection, and it's pretty decently priced. More...

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Steve E.

5 October 2016

24 Local beers on tap!!! 102 total !!! Outstanding!!! Food good I ordered the beef brisket.. brisket is awesome BBQ sauce not so much recommend ordering sauce on the side.... mac and cheese for a side AMAZING but a little spicy . As far as reviews about being expensive ... not so much unless you are here during a Cornhusker game or an event next door .... Service I would give 5 stars.. kitchen staff and management offered input and samples .... other than BBQ Sauce this place is 5 stars hands down !!! More...

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Doug Abbott

26 September 2016

The worst service ever!! The host and hostess all they did was flirted with each other and ignored our presence every time I tried to get their attention the "blonde " gal would flip her hair and turn her head as I didn't need help Finally I went to the host stand and ask for a server both hosts were annoyed because I interrupted their personal conversation I sat in this bar for 7 hours watching college football � I was in town visiting my son who goes to UNL guess what People there are several choices around your business My server was cool � he took care of us food was good � I will be back however if those rude ass hosts are there I will swat myself and get my own server If they worked for me; fired!! Btw I also heard others talking about them Time of visit Saturday 330-10:15 More...

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Luis Enriquez

17 September 2016

Had a great time and really enjoyed the football games in the giant screens...

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LisaMarie Albers

7 July 2016

Friendly staff, good food, world's largest beer selection on tap!

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Erin M.

30 June 2016

We hit Longwell's last night, had a GREAT experience!  Great atmosphere - TVs everywhere. Dan, our very nice and awesome server, made excellent suggestions.  We had fun chatting him up about various beers.  Our drink of the stop involved a grapefruit flavored beer with a tequila shot it it - SO REFRESHING!  Highly recommend a stop at Longwell's during your crawl! More...

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Noah Hutfless

12 April 2016

Beer selection was amazing, service is great, been there multiple times food is always amazing, I will keep on driving down from omaha

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Emily E.

16 March 2016

Best wedge salad in town!  Wings three ways are always tasty. Sad that they took the "Rule G Burger" off of the menu - it was amazing! Great place to hang with friends and catch your favorite team on the big screen. More...

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Andrew Prather

28 February 2016

Longwells has a great atmosphere with awesome customer service. Our bartenders were Andrea and Ariel and they made sure we had a great time. They have an awesome beer selection and great staff. I will definitely go back next time I'm in Lincoln. More...

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Ross Koley

28 February 2016

Great service. Great bartenders. They are very knowledgeable about their amazing beer selection. Definitely recommend this place!!

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Pam Whisenhunt

12 February 2016

Love this place. Great beer selection. Tons of TVs. The Duffified burger is the best!

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Jayden Zysset

11 February 2016

Great place! Awesome atmosphere and great food! Recommended

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Jake M.

7 October 2015

By far the best place in the railyard and haymarket. If you like beer (or any other spirit) this is the place to come. Great selection of craft beer and best spot to catch any game on tv. I live in the area and this is my go to place for drinks! More...

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Ashley Rae T.

30 September 2015

Longwell's is the perfect place to catch your favorite team playing. With multiple big screens throughout the bar and restaurant area, you won't have to miss out on anything. If it's a (relatively) nice day you can sit outside and catch the game on the Railyard's Cube (a 14x40 feet behemoth that can be seen throughout the Railyard's open pavillion). Dependent on how busy they are or what team is playing seating can get a bit cramped, but the outdoor seating option seems to still be viable, at least till the first snowfall. The interior is what most people have come to expect from a modern bar/restaurant of this elk; a dual bar, one with seating that gives you a front row glimpse at the many many beers on tap, (surprisingly, Longwell's doesn't actually brew its own beer, instead opting to provide many Lincoln staples like Empryean and ZipLine), lots of high tops and a glass encased party room. I was a bit disappointed that they play music instead of audio from the game on the big screen but it only slightly affected the experience. My friend and I decided on three items to share: a half order of the Fries Rule add pulled pork, Spinach and Artichoke Dip and the BBQ Bacon Cheddar Sliders. The Fries Rule w/ pulled pork are Longwell's super delicious version of loaded fries/potato skins. The half order was so big that even after splitting it with my friend there was leftovers for my lunch the next day. At first I liked that the pulled pork didn't come pre sauced, but as with most loaded fries it needed a little bit of moisture so I ended up topping it with bbq sauce. The fries were super crispy, although I do wish they were lightly seasoned.The spinach and artichoke dip was really creamy and didn't separate into an oily mess when it got cold. Would have liked more spinach or artichokes in the actual dip but that's my complaint with most restaurants dip. Would have also liked 1) handmade and 2) warm tortilla chips as the side. Overall pretty decent but you should definitely eat this first unless you want to battle with a top layer of cheese to get to the dip underneath when it does cool off.The last thing I tried and certainly my favorite of the night were the BBQ bacon cheddar sliders. We got three nice sized sliders on pretzel buns, not too much sauce, not super small burgers patties in comparison to the bun and shredded cheddar which I like a bit more on sliders (no worries about cutting a slice of cheese to fit). Also no bacon skimping which was a plus. Would order these little guys again. More...

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Lianna N.

6 July 2015

For a 1 hour stop on a bar hop to grab a few craft beers and watch some sports or socialize- 4 stars. 1. I cannot speak for the food since we did not eat there. 2. I cannot speak for the fall nebraska football season or any big game night for professional sports- but on a fairly "normal" night which we visited, I had a great time.The beer menu is huge, and they have about 70 something beers on tap. We wasted no time asking for the 6 page menu and scouring it for our favorites. We had some out of town guests from the west coast visiting, and pointed out some of the local (zipline) or fairly local beers from the midwest, which they were excited to try. I thought the pricing was fair, about $5 ish for the 10oz and $6-8 for the 16oz. The bartender was fairly attentive to me after helping the people who had arrived first. He at least acknowledged me, which to me is the most important thing when there is a big crowd waiting to be served at the bar. It's sorta "Hey I see you there and am mentally taking note in the order which I need to help the customers". I was pleased with this service and it is much better than other bars I have been to when busy. There are 2 or 3 wall sized screens on one side of the room, and smaller TVs on the other. When you are there at night I swear it will blind you everytime they are on a white screen. However, its a HUGE screen which means yay you get to see the game. Just depends on what you care about. I could see this place getting nuts  during the Huskers season, and having a lot of high energy that comes with Nebraska's favorite team. More...

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April Hurt

30 June 2015

Fantastic beer flights, amazing atmosphere, and the service was phenomenal! Bill was incredible - super friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. We'll be back again for sure!

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Cheri B.

20 June 2015

Great selection of beers. The flights are well worth the money. Biggest flight glasses I've seen. They label them, so it is easy to remember which your are drinking. Food was good and the service was excellent. We commented on one particular beer that we had never had. They wrapped a six-pack up and it was waiting for us when we left. More...

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Michael Chittenden

15 June 2015

Excellent place to catch a game and any beer you crave!

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Helen M.

12 May 2015

We ate here on my visit to Lincoln this weekend.  It was AMAZING!!  They have a ridiculous beer selection!!  I have never seen such a huge beer list!  The food was out of this world.  We had their Reuben sandwich with sweet potato fries...it was enormous and delicious!   We also sampled some of their new happy hour menu, and everything was very well plated and super yummy! Don't miss out on the pulled pork sliders! I would highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a fun place to eat in Lincoln! More...

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Troy Dixon

1 May 2015

Exceptional service! If you like beer and a friendly atmosphere you have to check it out! Best place to watch a game or hang with friends. Good food too.

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Craig Rupiper

24 April 2015

Great BBQ and Service. Staff is very knowledgeable and helpful,

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Sybil M.

23 April 2015

Lunch and drinks at Longwell's today was great! Environment, staff and selection of food and beers was excellent.

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Josh Pierce

15 March 2015

Great beers, helpful staff, and a great atmosphere. I had the BBQ sandwich with coleslaw and it was great, too.

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Adam Albee

23 February 2015

Impressive beer selection, great special tappings, killer wings, and darn good bbq.

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Carol Bom

6 February 2015

I love the pork sliders. Great taste and always good. Beer selection is great.

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Erik Y.

31 December 2014

Cool little bar, with over 70 beers on tap.  You can take your beer outside and enjoy it at some outdoor seating.  Great location, right by Pinnacle Bank Arena, and great view of the jumbo screen.  They also have a number of large TVs in the bar.  Fun place but as with a lot of places in the Haymarket, I would like it if it were a little bigger.   If you try to go on a night where there is a event at Pinnacle Bank Arena, you won't get in unless you get there early, or late. More...

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John B.

6 November 2014

What a great place! 3 of the largest TVs I have ever seen in a bar. Small place but nice. it was a slow night and service was excellent but I don't consider that a true test of good service. We had the artichoke dip for starters...very very good. I had the BBQ burger and wife had the chicken sandwich. Burger was good...not amazing but still good. Chicken was a large butterflied breast with excellent flavor and both a pile of fries. More beer selections than most other bars and right across from the arena. We will definitely be back. More...

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Jessica B.

30 September 2014

YUMMY! If you like beer apparently, this is not good according to others' reviews. But my boyfriend and I came here for burgers and were SOOO delighted :)I had the Rule G, I'm not much of a cole slaw person but it was so good and cooked perfectly! My boyfriend had the duffified and it was really good as well! The only bad thing was that our sides were cold. I think it was because it was a Friday night maybe. Or the burgers took way longer to cook than fries? I'm not sure. But I got sweet potato fries! SO good. We'll probably come back :) They also have 24oz burger called the big arse burger and if you finish, you get a picture on the hall of fame haha. More...

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david s.

24 August 2014

Hidden bargain for breakfast. Yeah a bar. Service was great today aug24 has been a bit inconsistent before. Eggs coffee hashbrowns bacon for 2 like twelve bucks and generous servings. Easy parking in mornings and you can eat outside if the beer smell bugs you. Huge screens for sports fans More...

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Sarah H.

15 August 2014

We will be dining here again. I don't know what all these negative reviews are about. Food was great, service was attentive, we were seated right away and got our food quickly. We had the pulled pork/french fry 'nachos' as an appetizer, I had the beer brined chicken and my boyfriend had the burger with bacon and a fried egg on it, and everything was awesome. More...

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Eric W.

8 June 2014

No problems here at all. Good service, just the right amount of attention. Extensive tap beer menu to say the least!  The beer Flights  are pretty good but several choices that I wanted were out. The burgers were tasty. Liked the sweet potato fries too. We will be back! More...

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Andrew S.

27 May 2014

Maybe the kinks are starting to work themselves out.  Others have complained about service, but we had very good service from Jordan tonight. The 3 ways buffalo wings have a smokey flavor that really works. They rival the best in town. The stuffed burger (jalapeño & cream cheese) was good, though slightly dry and needed additional flavor.  The soda glasses are canning jars that are so small you need multiple refills. Good service, decent prices and overall good food. Will try again. More...

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Scott M.

13 May 2014

The beer selection was amazing!  I got the Creme Corn Fritters as an app and they were fantastic!  Never had them before, they are definitely worth trying and they are a good portion to share.  For my entree I had the turkey burger, it was cooked and seasoned perfectly, not dry at all.  Definitely recommend! More...

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Christina H.

3 May 2014

Coming back the next time we are in the Pinnacle Arena area.  The beer selection is five-star with more than 100 to choose from.  For $8.00 I was able to choose four different kinds of beer from a list they called a "flight" each flight has a different theme; foreigner, local, coastal are just a few examples. The menu included burgers, brisket, ribs and wings. We tried the dip n share beer cheese bread bowl appetizer, which was delicious. I had a turkey burger and my husband had creole wings, both tasty. I ordered a cornbread muffin which came with honey on the side. If you want mouth nirvana put these two things in your mouth in quick succession 1.) cornbread muffin dipped in honey. 2.) a swallow of Boddington's English Pub Ale. The service was a bit inexperienced, which is why it wasn't a five-star overall. The servers haven't tried many of the menu items themselves and so were unprepared to advise on the food. Also, we tried to access the free WiFi there and couldn't for unknown technical difficulties. More...