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English first
Riverside, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

A popular restaurant in Goleta so there is generally a wait. Food is good -- hamburgers especially -- and the choice of beers is staggering.

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Hook, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Preppy lunch or dinner hangout for a relaxed crowd! They feature local brew as well as a great variety of food. We ordered Doner Kebap Plate with Cesar Salad instead of Chips, it was delicious although the Cesar dressing had a little too much garlic! Staff were efficient, friends, very quick service and very reasonable prices.

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Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is a restaurant beside a carpark that serves processed food made of cheap ingredients. I went with my husband and 2 children. The chicken wings and hummus we ordered to start were awful - the wings had a bad smell, were bright orange - bad quality meat smothered in sugary dyed sauce. The chicken pot pie is full of... More 

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Santa Barbara, CA
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

They have a huge choice of home brews. Some are staples on the menu and some change seasonally. Daily specials are good and multiple TV's show different sporting events all day. Brunch served on football Sundays. Only downside is that much of their menu is a little heavy. It is all really good, though.

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Los Angeles
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It was a chilly Saturday night. Stanley Cup final was going on, so placed was packed. Sat outside in patio and our heater was broken, service was slow and non-attentive, tri tip sandwich was dry and okay. I was expecting more

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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Best casual restaurant in the mall and a variety of beer to choose, heated outdoor patio seating. Good value.

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Woodend, Australia
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142 reviews 142 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Ok so I gather this is not that unusual in the US but for me this is more about drinking craft beer from a restaurant in a corner of a massive car park of a shopping centre. Funny thing is the product is pretty good! The beer is decent, the food is at least good and it all kinda hangs... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

We always like to try the local brew pus when we travel. Hollister was a bit of a disappointment - more of a sports bar kind of place that a serious brew pub. Beer was OK but not as good as several of the other local Santa Barbara offerings. Try Telegraph Brewery Tasting room (Milpas St, Santa Barbara); or Figueroa... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Back home in the UK, I'm a big fan of proper real ale and small independent breweries. On seeing Hollisters was local to my accommodation I decided I really ought to try the place. Arriving around mid-day on Sunday it was encouraging to see the place moderately busy, although not so much that I had any problem getting seated. Menu... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Not overly busy on a Saturday night, friendly service. Good food and drink, this place does flavors well yet keeps menu items unpretentious.

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Additional Information about Hollister Brew Co.

Address: 6980 Marketplace Dr, Goleta, Goleta, CA 93117
Phone Number: (805) 968-2810
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15

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