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Barley and Hops Tavern

3688 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental, CA 95465
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Ranked #4 of 6 Restaurants in Occidental
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $15
Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Coleman Valley Rd.
Description: Local, and always from-scratch, our pub grub is the best in the area. Everything is below 15 dollars, and hand-made; from pub classics to eclectic favorites. We focus on cooking with craft beer, and serve 13 drafts, and 60+ bottles from local and worldwide craft breweries. A small selection of local wines by-the-glass and hand-crafted local ciders are also available. Live music on the weekends!

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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Stopped in here for a beer and stayed a while. Excellent service with Tish. Lots of beers. Wish we had time to eat. I would come again.

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Livermore, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Waitress was very attentive without being bothersome and gave good beer and food suggestions. It was a very nice place to stop for a late dinner after a day of travelling. Very comfortable atmosphere.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Third visit and have enjoyed every single one! You can't just think of this place as a pub. Although they rotate through the most amazing artisanal beers on tap, the food is like "wait a minute, I thought you were a pub?!" Every employee here feels like an old friend. One of the reasons I look forward to visiting Occidental!

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I love good beer and I love good burgers. Not crappy burgers from tortured cows, but good meat from happier cows. They use Niman Ranch meat which is just about the best meat out there for humane agriculture. Did I mention that they have very good beer options as well. They even brew some of their own stuff. It is... More 

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Pacifica, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Good grub and live music augment an excellent beer selection. This is one of several restaurants in this very small community. If you want casual, there is absolutely no dress code at this establishment.

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Little River, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Good beer, great tacos! This is a cute place, with character, friendly service, and in the lovely town of Occidental. My husband and I like to come here on our way home from the coast - he loves the beer selection and I like the tacos!

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Santa Rosa, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Not your typical burger and brew place. Yes they do have both, but it you cannot find your brews on tap, they have a nice bottle library to choose from. They have one of my favorites, Gulden Draak all the time in bottles. You can also purchase more elaborate eats and desserts as well--like Chamay pretzel chicken.

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Santa Barbara, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Fun place to dine in downtown Occidental. Service was very good as was the food. We have been vacationing in Occidental for over 20 years and hope Barley and Hops will be there when we return!

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San Carlos, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Hilarious waitress, fantastic beer menu and mac n cheese that I am still dreaming about (translation: bacon). I want to move here.

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Cambridge, UK
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85 reviews 85 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Needed a lite dinner to tide us over to breakfast after arriving from UK earlier in the afternoon. This local tavern hit the spot, with salads and some great beers.

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Additional Information about Barley and Hops Tavern

Address: 3688 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental, CA 95465
Phone Number: 707-874-9037
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Occidental
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 15
Cuisine: American

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