Riggs Beer Company

Riggs Beer Company, Urbana: Hours, Address, Riggs Beer Company Reviews: 4.5/5

Riggs Beer Company
4.5
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
About
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 hops. Enjoy one of our beers from our. We also offer a wide array of sodas, coffee, wines, cold brew coffee, and cider. Feel free to bring your own food or enjoy meals from the delicious food trucks parked right outside of our building.
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David M
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Nice place, good beer, but...
May 2021 • Family
Nice place, nice beer but...
Some kid kicked my granddaughter’s ball ( her birthday ball!) into the high grass behind the brewery. When we went to look for it the owner very rudely told us to get out of the field. Feel like they should have warned us, had a fence or signage. Feel like I should send them a bill for the ball - maybe even pain and suffering .....
Written May 22, 2021
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I’d like to offer my perspective on this. First off, the high grass that you’re referring to is actually a field of wheat. It is a valuable crop that my family farm relies on. This wheat field is 135 feet away from the nearest beer garden table, which is why there isn’t a sign or a fence. I remember telling the group of children to get out of the field. I didn’t yell or use bad language. I asked them where they thought the ball went and then spent a couple minutes carefully looking for it in the wheat field. When I was unable to find it, I told them to please check back with us in a couple of weeks because I’d be extra careful when harvesting that part of the field. It’s very likely that I’ll be able to see the ball from the cab on the combine when I’m harvesting it. Please shoot us an email or give us a call around the 4th of July. There’s a good chance that we’ll have your granddaughter’s ball…. and a cool story to go along with it!
Written June 5, 2021
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Nattapon J
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Thsi is one of a must visting place
Oct 2020
Riggs brewery is one of the places in the Chambana area that you must pay a visit. The place is family-friendly. there are many events all year round. The owners are very friendly. And the most important thing is their beer. You can find it in any store around here but by drinking it at the brewery you will have a better taste of them.
Written October 11, 2020
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AfishnamedArthur
Champaign-Urbana, IL586 contributions
Fun Christmas Market
Dec 2019 • Couples
We went to see the Christmas Market. It was kind of small but the atmosphere was fun and inviting. The pub itself is spacious with a nice selection of beers. Usually there is no food service within the pub but the Christmas Market had bratwurst and other food.
Written December 23, 2019
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ReallyNiceClark
Edmond, OK152 contributions
More Please
Dec 2019 • Friends
Great craft beer place. Laid back.
Beers are great, indoor and outdoor atmosphere is perfect for any weather and on Friday nights during December they have some small booths of local vendors selling things. Only wish they had the outdoor fire pit going all the time.
Written December 3, 2019
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abpatt78
Monticello, IL2 contributions
Poor customer service from Paula
Sep 2019 • Couples
We have always loved going to Riggs ever since they opened. My husband and I find the atmosphere very inviting and the beer is always good with plenty of space to spread out and enjoy some down time. HOWEVER we had a very negative customer service experience this evening and wanted to share. My husband and I came to Riggs for the release of Oktoberfest and to celebrate our anniversary with time to unwind. Upon arrival my husband approached the bar to have a seat and purchase two beers while i went to the restroom. When I joined my husband there was a seat next to him unoccupied so I proceeded to sit down and drink my beer. As I was describing how comfortable the seat was a lady who was clearly annoyed came up to my left side and grabbed some stuff off of the bar. Before I knew if another bartender PAULA(not our bartender) came up to me and explained rudely that I had taken this lady’s seat at the bar. How was I to know the seat had her name it or that stuff was hers? We passed this lady outside taking a smoke break when we were walking into the establishment. After deciding to grab our beer and walk away and cool off I said to the lady I am sorry I took your seat I had no idea, she rudely responded well..my stuff was there. Now, there might have been a few items but they were off to the side by another group so I didn’t think anything of it. My husband and i went and found a place to sit and finish our beer and we also decided to kindly buy Paula’s friend another beer in a gesture of
our kindness, as we noticed she was clearly a friend of Paula’s because Paula had apparently just finished her shift and was enjoying a beer with her friend that had a barstool with her name on it. We love Riggs but I can say that if we come in and see Paula behind the bar we will probably turn around and leave. There are so many ways she could have handled this situation with grace and tact/empathy that would have cued me to find another area. It is amazing how far bedside manner and kindness will go. I usually don’t write reviews unless they are really exceptional or really horrible. I edited this review from a previous review that had a rating of five star excellence. Just a thought to check customer service every now and then.
Written September 22, 2019
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Payal R
Champaign-Urbana, IL64 contributions
Our favorite place
Aug 2019 • Family
Riggs is our family favorite place to go and relax.
Their beers are phenomenal and have a play ground for kids.
There are food trucks that rotate through or can bring food from home.
The Riggs brothers are friendly and welcoming.
It’s our go to place to meet up with friends or go and listen to a band.
We have been going there since they opened up. They really have changed this side of Urbana!
Written August 30, 2019
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jeanjacquespsaute
Farmington, CT95 contributions
Friendly Atmosphere
May 2019 • Friends
People come here to chill out, enjoy a beer with friends in a very relax, unpretentious atmosphere. The beer was not bad but I like Stout or Porter and they didn'r have these. I would go back!
Written May 12, 2019
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cplot
Urbana, IL238 contributions
Great atmosphere
Jul 2018 • Friends
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 board games.
Nice outdoor space as well.

Beer was good. I had a lighter beer and for a microbrewery i found one that I enjoyed. Often I cannot find a beer that has a good taste to me.

Definitely would recommend this place
Written July 22, 2018
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Ryan H
Champaign, IL424 contributions
FUN PLACE TO GRAB A BEER
Nov 2017 • Friends
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.
Written July 19, 2018
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Joe D
Seattle, WA10 contributions
Great Beer, Environment, and Staff
May 2018 • Friends
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 Hefeweizen.

The seating is clean and open. There is both indoor and outdoor seating. The staff is also always friendly and service is fast and easy. I also really like that the owners come around and say hi and talk to the customers. They are friendly and welcoming.

The one thing you should be aware of is that they do not serve food. They often have food trucks there and the website has the schedule for food trucks for the week. You can also order delivery, which we have done several times.
Written May 20, 2018
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