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Bearded Owl Brewing

Closes in 25 min: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Nice brewery

This brewery is legit - pretty darn good beers, fun decor and knowledgeable employees. The beer is... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2019
Heyworth, Illinois
via mobile

I’m really enjoying this little brewery. As one reviewer said there’s not a large selection of beer... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Peoria Heights, Illinois
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  • Excellent34%
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  • Average33%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 20, 2019
“Nice brewery”
Sep 14, 2018
Closes in 25 min
Hours Today: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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112 State St, Peoria, IL 61602-5106
+1 309-713-3676
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place. Great atmosphere - limited menu but good food - good price! They offer a variety of craft beer and other drinks/wine. The staff goes above and beyond to make you feel welcome and that they really appreciate your business.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PTG
Reviewed February 20, 2019

The bartender was the only person working last night. There were 25 people there for an event and another dozen people around the bar. The owner stood around and chatted. The bartender not only worked the bar, he was the cook, too! Truly a disappointing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank kmgIL
beardedowlbrewing, Owner at Bearded Owl Brewing, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We apologize for being understaffed that evening. As a small business we try to always staff appropriately but it doesn't always go as planned. Our kitchen is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays - and we only serve pretzels and pizza's on those days so it's...More

Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

This brewery is legit - pretty darn good beers, fun decor and knowledgeable employees. The beer is priced at the right pint to make me want to try many samples. Good location, easy to find and decent amount of street parking. I would recommend stopping...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LKS28
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Very limited selection of beers and food. The best part was that the beers were very good. Was very disappointed in a few things...our waitress knew nothing about the current beers and said to us, "I haven't had any of them so I can't help...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Rodney L
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

I’m really enjoying this little brewery. As one reviewer said there’s not a large selection of beer like 10 that they make themselves but what I liked about the Owl was that the beer was smoother and they had a larger selection of the lighter...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Gsc52
Reviewed August 8, 2018

I went to the Bearded Owl for an event. I arrived early to get a snack at the bar and experience the "fun". The Cuban Panini was very good, but not special. There was really nothing basic, or without kale pesto, on the very short...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank kmgIL
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Very limited beer selection, nothing special. Good food. Nice outdoor patio. Wouldn’t go out of our way to go again.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Enurse1228
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

We stopped once in the evening and came back the following day. Short walk from Dozer Park and near the Riverfront area. Lots of parking and things to do. We really enjoyed the ambiance here as much especially the beer. Very well done. I tried...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Batholemew
Reviewed March 3, 2018

This is the brewery that Peoria has been waiting for. Unique, hand-crafted craft beer on the riverfront. The beer is top-notch and the tap list is full of local, unique, beers. They seem to always be brewing something new. They offer various house-made pretzels.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JM1485
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