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Open 6 days a week for Lunch and Dinner! Handcrafted Beers & Hearty Food. Be sure not to miss our Beer Battered Fish Fry, every Friday from 3:00pm-8:30pm. Reservations are recommended.
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $26
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free off-street parking, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 29 June 2022 via mobile

Great food and super friendly service. Loved the pretzel sticks appetizers. Recommend the garlic fries and burgers. Restaurant is bit weirdly laid out and in industrial area

Date of visit: June 2022
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beckydavidson13, General Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2022

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Reviewed 29 May 2022 via mobile

Extremely poor service. They were overwhelmed and not very busy. Manager was belittling the staff and was rude to them and the customers.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 28 May 2022 via mobile

I want to give a better overall review. Because the food is excellent, service friendly and beer is good. But the service is so frustrating. We sat down waited 15 mins to get anyone to take a beverage order then the tables that came in...well after us were served their drinks & meals and check and left almost 30+ mins before us. We ordered our meal with our 1st drinks and our meals came after the people who sat well after us. Just so rude. Then our waitstaff sat and talked and looked at a patroons jacket while we waited almost 20mins for our check. Love this place just wish they paid attention to details when it comes to service. Hoping this was just bad luck.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 25 April 2022 via mobile

My friends and stopped for lunch after visiting a local brewery. We all had burgers. My friend Jo had a Brie and Apple Butter Burger, Dave had a Zealous Burger and I had a Gouda Bacon Burger. My friends ordered their burgers rare which, is...hard to get. I ordered mine medium rare. Their burgers are chopped meat not ground meat. It makes all the difference. They melted in our mouths and were all delicious. We also ordered tastings of all of their beers which were really good. I recommend this amazing place to anyone who wants a delicious lunch. So happy we stopped and will do so again when we are in the area.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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beckydavidson13, General Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2022

Thank you!

Reviewed 23 April 2022

Stayed at the Otesaga Resort Hotel and had a burger at their Hawkeye Bar & Grill. I must say Council Rocks' burger is better. Be forewarned, the place is smaller than it looks and a reservation may be required. We visited during a Friday in...late April (i.e. off season) and we were lucky to be seated at the bar. Ordered a flight of beers to go with our meal and everything was delicious. Lots of locals were stopping by for takeout. Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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beckydavidson13, General Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2022

Thank you!!

Reviewed 10 March 2022 via mobile

This is a small pub. Yet it is worth a visit. They have a good variety of their tasty brews. They have a good selection of food items. The serving size is reasonable for the price. The bartender is friendly and professional. There is a...good atmosphere.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 5 November 2021 via mobile

A variety of burgers and sandwiches with in-house "handcrafted" beer selection. Can order pints, pitchers or flights. Close to town on Route 28.

Date of visit: November 2021
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beckydavidson13, General Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2021

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Reviewed 17 October 2021 via mobile

Surprisingly good food. Two of our party had the HOMEMADE bratwurst and said it was the best ever. We’ve been to allegedly authentic German restaurants that weren’t nearly as good. My burger had more flavor than Wagyu burgers I’ve had that cost three times as...much, and it was cooked medium exactly as ordered. The sides of cole slaw and potato salad were also homemade and fresh and delicious. The dining room itself was nothing to write home about, but for quality food this place really surprised us. And the waitress (there was only one) was an absolute sweetheart who handled everything with grace. Definitely recommended!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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beckydavidson13, General Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2021

Thank you!!

Reviewed 10 October 2021 via mobile

The staff was friendly and engaging, and the food was superb. My husband and I stopped on a Saturday night, and they were short staffed (not unexpected these days). The situation was handled with grace, exactly how I would hope an establishment would act. We...enjoyed the beers, were checked on often, and the burger was worth every second of the wait. We will return!!!!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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beckydavidson13, General Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2021

Thank you!!

Reviewed 19 September 2021 via mobile

Both the food and service were truly excellent.One of the best burgers iv had in the states.The gentlemen who I think was the owner/manager was so friendly and helpful.Can’t wait to go back.

Date of visit: September 2021
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beckydavidson13, General Manager at Council Rock Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2021

Thank you!!

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Response from BigMC21 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from beckydavidson13 | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we have a beer garden outside. We serve drinks only out there, you are welcome to smoke out there.
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Response from Kyle M | Property representative |
The Fish Fry does indeed starts at 5:00 pm every Friday.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Council Rock Brewery

Yes, Council Rock Brewery offers takeaway services.

Council Rock Brewery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5