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Thunderhead Brewing Company

) #3 of 89 Restaurants in Kearney ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Pizza
18 E 21st St, Kearney, NE 68847-5402
+1 308-237-1558
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pretzels” (17 reviews)
“pizza” (92 reviews)
“honey wheat” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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18 E 21st St, Kearney, NE 68847-5402
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Reviews (156)
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to try the local brew! We had a flight of some tasty beers! I was disappointed with the menu. We like to try different appetizers and that part of the menu was lacking for me personally. We ended up with calzones that...More

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped and stayed the night in Kearney on the way to Wyoming. The pizza and cheese sticks here are the best we've ever had. There was only one waitress to 5-6 tables, but she did good and was very nice and helpful. We took...More

Thank Laken H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't expect such brewing expertise in the heartland. Imperial Stout (Your Argument is Invalid RIS, 9.8% ABV), plus I Concede the Point Imperial IPA, 11.5% (!) ABV are beyond outstanding. And the food is good too! Pizza and a calzone both got raves from...More

Thank readzalot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think their Thunder Pie is one of the best pizzas! Delicious chicken w/alfredo sauce, bacon & mozzarella! The peach wheat beer is always a good choice if you enjoy a light fruity flavor. We always enjoy their signature Thunder Punch when we stop in....More

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our "go to" place when we have a celebration - kid leaving for Europe, big birthdays (like the big 5-0 or 2-1) with friends, or after a kid's sporting event with other parents. Great beer for the adults. Jukebox (do they still call...More

Thank EmptyNester0816
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is the best place for Pizza and beer. They are all great but the Buffalo Chicken never disappoints. Have the Jalapeño Ale, YUM!

Thank BigDLJ
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is a nice little brewpub in downtown Kearney that is simple, very local, and low-key without obnoxious music blasting. It is also a brick oven pizza joint! Basically, there is not much on the menu besides the various selections of specialty beers and also...More

1  Thank TLAM99
Reviewed 3 April 2017

My sister and I had a flight of the beer and we both liked all of them. We did not order a meal but ordered a pretzel and it was so good. Not the run of the mill frozen pretzel but homemade and absolutely delicious....More

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My husband and I landed at Thunderhead for lunch on a recent visit to Kearney. Our veggie pizza was fine, nothing special. We didn't order beer, although the names of the brews are entertaining. The entrance to Thunderhead was really distasteful, since the ground outside...More

Thank GigiMinneapolis_MN
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We didn't sample widely, but we can report that the Chicken Spinach Alfredo pizza is tasty (the crust -- thin and chewy -- was perfect) and the Peach Wheat beer went down easy.

Thank Lisa80005
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Would it be ok to bring kids to watch the Husker game?
4 September 2016|
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Response from Toshasmom | Reviewed this property |
Well it is a bar.....its family friendly on non Husker days but I might be a bit hesitant to bring kids in to watch a game. I'd agree with Dwight.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 E 21st St, Kearney, NE 68847-5402
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Kearney
  • Phone Number: +1 308-237-1558
  • E-mail
Woodstone oven pizzas, calzones, salads served with wonderful craft brews.
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