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Riggs Beer Company

Closed Now: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Great atmosphere

I have been wanting to check out this brewery in Urbana for quite some time and finally found the... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
cplot
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Urbana, Illinois
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FUN PLACE TO GRAB A BEER

A little off the beaten path but well worth it. Riggs offers a wide selection of craft beers, a... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
ryanhJ6855JI
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Champaign, Illinois
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Our tap room seats 95 people in a cozy environment with a great view of our production brewery and our outside beer garden. Its family friendly atmosphere is enhanced by a playground and outdoor games. It is surrounded by test plots of barley and...more
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1901 S High Cross Rd, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61802-7843
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I have been wanting to check out this brewery in Urbana for quite some time and finally found the opportunity. The atmosphere was very cool. Nice open space with longer tables for larger parties. Smaller tables for a more intimate group. Whole separate room with...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

A little off the beaten path but well worth it. Riggs offers a wide selection of craft beers, a tour and occasionally food trucks. As always, you are allowed to bring in your own food. Always a good time to be had at Riggs.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

I go to Riggs with friends almost every weekend. I don't really see any reason to go to any other bar now that Riggs is open. The Hefeweizen is fantastic. The other beers are also great, though I don't order them as often as the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This place is genius in its simplicity—a large outdoor area with play areas for kids and tons of park benches to enjoy beer with one another and watch your kids run around outdoors in a scenic wide open country space. Major plus—they have outdoor cats...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

I don’t know how I can possibly convey what Riggs means to me. It is a most wonderful place, where we feel welcomed, relaxed and happy. The owners are marvelous young people who are kind and respectful. The brew masters clearly know what they are...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

This review is written in response to orangebanana763. I have been bringing friends, coworkers, and family to Riggs 2-4 times per month consistently since their opening. Riggs started out great and is only getting better. I’m sorry that orangebanana763 had a bad experience there. As...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank David A
Reviewed January 27, 2018

Riggs is a popular local establishment and rightfully so: this unique beer garden not only offers some of the finest beers you'll ever have, but also draws a very nice crowd, and created a devout community of regular customers alongside many others who frequent this...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank elady802
Reviewed January 23, 2018

I went to Riggs with my husband recently and was highly disappointed by the behaviors of the staff. First off, I was unimpressed with the professionalism of the staff including the owner who was clearly intoxicated. The bartenders were slow and I stood at the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Gail R, Owner at Riggs Beer Company, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

We were very sorry to hear about your experience. We are always happy to hear constructive criticism that allows us to improve our service. We reached out to you shortly after you posted this review to try and find out when this occurred to get...More

Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

I am not a beer connoisseur. Happened to visit this place as my friend was celebrating his birthday! It's situated little outskirt of CU on a large farmland. It's a fabulous place especially in summer to hang out with friends and family. The atmosphere is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

An amazing selection of German style beers. Met the brewer, and he explained all the details of his brewing process. Tried the IPL and the red lager, and found both to be excellent. Would highly recommend this place for a visit.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Kim B
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Response from elady802 | Reviewed this property |
Sure ! it's not uncommon to see dogs at the Riggs beer garden, as many guests bring their furry canine companion (true for summer 2018). As long as you keep an eye on the pup, and preferably a leash as well, the dog will... More
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Sue M
September 25, 2017|
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Attie's Bar & Grill, located at Stone Creek Golf Club, is casual dining in Urbana that features a robust menu of American pub-style food.
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