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All 94 Brattleboro Restaurants

McNeill's Brewery and Pub

90 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301-3269
802-254-2553
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Ranked #46 of 94 Restaurants in Brattleboro
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Brew Pub
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Beaumont, TX
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I have been visiting McNeill's since 1999. My first time there was my first introduction to fresh beer served from cask via a beer engine. It was an enlightening experience. Over the years the quality has come and gone, and happily, come again. Our last visit (last week) proved to be one of the highlights of our trip. We visited... More

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68 reviews 68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is a can't miss if you're a beer-lover. They brew so many different, fantastic varieties, and the selection is always changing. The even have some cask beers. The bartenders are very knowledgeable, and happy to tell you all about what makes each brew distinct and delicious. Long tables encourage interaction between groups. I love this place! Keep in mind,... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Ray McNeill brews the very best beers, usually 15 or more on tap at any one time. Wide variety of beer styles: stouts, IPAs, German style Altbier, Kolsch, Maibock, a great bitter. But the service is awful. The bar rarely opens on time, and is dirty until someone decides to clean it, while customers are waiting for their beer. It... More

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Kissimmee Fl.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The beer is nothing short of excellent! This is a pub/brewery. Hand crafted beer at its best! Go and enjoy something different, something fresh and something extremely tasteful!!

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I'm not a beer fan but they are open a lot of hours and offer a wide array of simple, tasty, bar food; nachos, wraps, burritos, etc. I enjoyed just sitting and having a drink but was disappointed that the only big sunny window was filthy with pesty flies enjoying the sun too. Good clean bathrooms, bar games and tables... More

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Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My wife and I love small breweries, and tend to scour the country for them. This was one of the worst we've seen - beer was not good, but that tends to be more of a matter of opinion than anything else. However, for us both difficult to overlook was how dark and dirty the establishment was; like walking into... More

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Leatherstocking Region New York
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143 reviews 143 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were the first patrons of the day, and felt like we were intruding on the BT and her "guest". Beer was average.

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Poultney, Vermont
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My friend and I are big beer fans and love a good brewery or dive bar. It takes a lot to make us feel uncomfortable in one of these establishments, but McNeill's definitely was the first. We walked in to local patrons glaring at us like we invaded their territory. The bartender didn't acknowledge or existence so we just grabbed... More

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Troy, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This is the best pub in Brattleboro. It has a really homey feel to it, and the people who work there are so friendly. The beer is excellent, and brewed right there! I could have stayed for hours, I was having so much fun!

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Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Not impressed. We left before we finished our beers, which is saying something as we all enjoy a good pint. Skip this place there are plenty of better options in town.

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