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Barley John's Brew Pub

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
781 Old Highway Eight, New Brighton, MN 55112
+1 651-636-4670
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (11 reviews)
“artichoke dip” (3 reviews)
“soups” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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781 Old Highway Eight, New Brighton, MN 55112
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

I love the beer and fire that they always have going outside. A decent Happy Hour would make this place perfect!

Thank JeanieJ
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

In an over saturated market of trendy brewpubs and breweries, Barley John's is a "gritty," genuine brewpub without the fluff and hype. Well brewed beer, delicious comfort food, served in a welcoming neighborhood pub feel. The bar is small; several tables. Solid service by the...More

Thank Keystone_Traveler
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I went here for a late Friday lunch with 5 others. It was not busy - just two other diners. The sole server/bartender was very good and friendly. Their soups, salad, mushroom burger, and artichoke dip were very good to excellent. Unfortunately, we ordered 3...More

Thank Mohsman
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I really enjoyed the beer when I visited here, and I thought the place had a pretty cool arrangement and design. I liked the patio they had there. I didn't get much of a chance to try their food menu, it is a bit expensive....More

Thank Eric F
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Going to BJ's is a special treat because they are a little more expensive than other restaurants in the area, but we are never disappointed. On our last visit I ordered the Pizza Laura, this is their vegetarian pizza which is topped with seasonal veggies....More

Thank BethaViking
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I've tried most of the beers and they are all unique and delicious! Also, I have had the fish for lunch and it was out of this world! Laura and John are great people and miss not seeing them up north, but the business comes...More

Thank 159miles
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I didn't have a chance to eat their food, but ot smelled amazing. I had a few different beers, which are brewed in-house and they were all very, very good!

Thank corabutler
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Before there was Surly and a Tap room on every corner, there was Barley John's Brew pub. When the world was obsessed with Macro brew lager's, they stood alone. I stopped in with a friend to pay homage to this leader in Minnesota craft beer....More

1  Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I hadn't been here for 5-10 years and this place is a little hard to see as from some directions it is up a little hill. The beers are quite good and the food items we had at lunch were very tasty. We had a...More

1  Thank DJ142
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Full bar, food menu, on site made beers. Building used to be an A&W years back (17+). Being local in a small suburb this is a very friendly place, you feel like you should be here when you arrive. It is family friendly. Good service...More

Thank Steven H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 781 Old Highway Eight, New Brighton, MN 55112
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  New Brighton
  • Phone Number: +1 651-636-4670
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