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Happy Burro Chili and Beer

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100 W Main St, Beatty, NV 89003
+1 775-553-9099
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Good for:
Bar scene
Outdoor seating

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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Must eat here if you go to Beatty

We found this by accident when we first arrived and wanted a quick drink. The staff were very welcoming and the atmosphere was great so after a shower we went back and had our evening meal. The Chilli is a must try.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Alan C
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Outdoor seating
  • Late Night
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106 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We found this by accident when we first arrived and wanted a quick drink. The staff were very welcoming and the atmosphere was great so after a shower we went back and had our evening meal. The Chilli is a must try.

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Newport, South East Wales
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The name says it all, I thought I would get rice with the chili, er no..... just a bowl or chili with some biscuits, now it may be award winning chili, but that's all it is, it was filling enough, but to a European I just needed something else. Admittedly I could have had a burger or spuds, very limited... More 

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Waddell, Arizona
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

After spending the day in Death Valley, we stopped here to grab some grub. We're not high fahluting people, but this place was a dump. The menu was small and expensive. The meals were cheaply made and not very good. The beer was cold and tasty but it was PUNY. According to the menu, the chili was award winning. This... More 

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La Mesa, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is a small, cash only bar but worth the stop if you are hungry and/or thirsty. The owners/bartenders are very friendly, welcoming, and helpful. I had the chili and a beer and was happy. I understand the men's restroom is worth a look.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I walked in the Door and it stunk of cigarettes! Don't go unless A: you're a smoker, or B: you have a gas mask! I"m quite shocked Nevada Still allows smoking in Restaurants!

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Agana, Mariana Islands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Was in Beatty before Beatty Days (end of October) and ate at the Happy Burro. Sampled the award winning chili and enjoyed the draft PBR while watching the locals practice for Beatty Days in full western regalia (cowboys and floozies). Had a beer with a few of the locals who have some interesting tales to tell...Cheapest dinner and a floor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

这店家非常热心,得知我第一次来死亡谷,大晚上的带着我去看路标,免得我第二天迷路,回到店里后还给我看他早年的照片,以前是个帅大叔啊! 老板娘不停的在擦杯子,热情又沉稳,还给我找了中文版的旅行指南和地图,让我少走了很多弯路,实在很感谢他们。若有旅行者来,请记得去这家店,并且问他们要一份地图。另外店里的两只狗也很可爱,一只叫Blue,一直叫Hooker, Blue很热情,但是Hooker很警觉,轻易不要招惹她,多和Blue玩。 This bar is a very good bar with very nice chili. A warm-heart couple with two dogs run this bar, offering nice beer and nice cheese as well as nice conversation. They are so kind that they took me a short trip to recognize the road in Death Valley so that I won't spend my time on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Stumbled upon this place whilst travelling though Death Valley. Beer glasses kept in the freezer for that extra frostiness and great chilli. We were a group of English doing a "road trip" and staff couldn't have been more pleasant. After about 2 mins I felt like I was one of the locals, being brought into the chat and banter. I'd... More 

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greece
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Place there could have been transformed in a cheap tourist trap like so many other cases, but people who run it just chose not to. I felt so, SO happy there, simply sipping an ace cold draft beer in this environment of unparalleled beauty, for just $ 2,25-well how cool is that? Unfortunately we did not manage to taste their... More 

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South San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
163 reviews 163 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This place is oozing with character. Fun-to-read signs on the walls, cattle skulls on the wooden tables. There's both indoor and outdoor seating. The service was great and so was the chili. They offer PBR and amber bock on tap. My amber bock was delicious and served ice cold in a mason jar. I'm usually not crazy about places that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 W Main St, Beatty, NV 89003
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Beatty
  • Phone Number: +1 775-553-9099

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 7
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating

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