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“Much better choices” 1 of 5 stars
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Barney's Boathouse
7341 E. 6th Ave, Old Town, Scottsdale, AZ
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Ranked #825 of 1,067 Restaurants in Scottsdale
Cuisines: American
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upper sandusky, ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Much better choices”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

There are much better choices out there than Bareny's Boathouse. We had a restaurant.com coupon for this place and that is why we went. Service okay...Food not so good...Ribs were not meaty at all and difficult to cut. Potatoes au gratin definitely the boxed type taste. Onion rings were good as were the fries...but not much else I can say...but...go somewhere else.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
“Don't bother!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

We visited Barney's for the first time with our friends last Saturday. Once we sat down we noticed it was not air conditioned! This is Phoenix in July! Our server brought us only 2 menus. 30 minutes later we began to order. Then our server said she needed to inform us about the items that were unavailable for the evening. There were about 20 items that they were out of on the menu - no exaggeration! Our food arrived very haphazardly. Apps with salad and soup, where another's salad did not arrive til entree. Ordered the 50 cent draught beer special from 5-7pm. About an hour in, she told us that one of the ordered entrees was no longer available. Ridiculous, as it seems! The bill came and the beers cost $27 instead of $3! She would not adjust the bill after we repeatedly refused to pay the full bar bill. Later a mgr. came by, and after hearing our experience, apologized and removed the entire bar bill. Not sure who manages the restaurant food purchases, kitchen, and employes, but- do not bother to go to Barneys Boathouse. Restaurant.com rates it 5/5. Tripadvisor rates it 658/856!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Eternal wait”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The service was beyond bad. It was beyond tragic. Our waitress declared it was her first day. The place wasn't that busy but it took us 45 minutes to get our drinks and probably an hour to get our food. I stayed just because I couldn't believe it could be this bad

  • Visited October 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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