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Microbrewery and full service brewpub featuring Austin Brothers' beer and a rotating seasonal pub food menu.
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Brew Pub, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed August 13, 2022 via mobile

Friendly staff, excellent service, food is awesome. Second visit as good as the first. The Tri Tip Poutine Fries are amazing and can be a meal. The Austin Bros. Burger is the best burger I have had. There are many other things that are delicious...and their beer selection is varied and very tasty too!! Highly recommend!! Can’t wait to go back. 😊More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 11, 2022

Had an jalapeno avocado bacon burger , what more could you want? Really good, fries are good as well. Has two different cherry beers and they were both great.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 17, 2022 via mobile

Nice place. Friendly staff. Decent menu and food. I had a burger but not much flavor. But fries were good and pretzels appetizers were wonderful. Price was about average.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 9, 2022 via mobile

Awesome service and food! We visited on a busy rainy day, were greeted by a very friendly server Erica who promptly cleaned off a table on the deck so we could dine under the overhang on the porch. Erica was a delight throughout our meal....We had delicious whitefish dip and shared a yummy tritip and smoked sausage with delicious beer battered fries. Only Erica and one other server handled the crowd both inside and on the patio. Erica’s attitude was amazing, she dealt with the crowd and every request with a smile. Both my husband and I were extremely impressed with the terrific service from Erica and the food was delicious! 5/5!!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 12, 2022 via mobile

Excellent smashed burgers. Hard to find burgers this good, and then to wash them down with their local brew, it was delicious. Great staff, atmosphere, food…we’ll be back.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 15, 2022 via mobile

Coco for cocoa is one of the best beers I’ve ever had. Drove 4 hours to get it. It is very much worth it. The food is just as good as well.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed April 2, 2022 via mobile

We stopped by after a day of hiking. The staff was super friendly, our waitress was wonderful, beer was good and the food was delicious. Appetizers are so big, we didn’t have room to try the burgers. My son loved his, so we’ll try next...time!! 😊More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed November 9, 2021 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. We ate on the heated patio. Our food was delicious, service was great, beers were great. I had a wonderful cherry beer with lemonade. Would definitely return when in the area.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed October 30, 2021

We had been hiking all day and we were thungry so as soon we arrived in Alpena we made a beeline for Austin Brothers. They were slammed but we knew why from the reviews. April met us at the door and explained our options gave...us a beeper and we made our way to the bar to get a beer to enjoy on the patio while we waited for a table. We both tried the Bae Sour which was unusual and delicious since it wasn't flavored with fruit. Yummo. Needless to say that didn't last long and was just the thirst quencher we needed and fortunately the beeper rang and April ushered us to a table and turned server from hostess quickly bringing us another beer. The menu is varied and eclectic. I wanted the Swiss Tender Sandwich which wasn't available so we both ended up ordering the Smoked Tri Tip Sirloin which was excellent. The fries are some of the best I've had recently and our server April continued to amaze us with her friendly and courteous personality. She was a joy to meet. You won't be disappointed at this place.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed September 10, 2021

We try to stop here every chance we are Upnorth. It is an hour and a half drive, but worth it!! Best beers ever (and we love trying new breweries). We actually use their “find my beer” to track down their beers when we can’t...get Upnorth. Food always amazing! Staff always super friendly! Worth a try - you’ll never regret. Darek, one of the staff, will take great care of you!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed July 22, 2021

Stopped by to try the beer which was awesome. So many to choose from. Had the pretzel which was very good; crispy on the outside and soft inside. One of the best we’ve had. Great service.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed May 21, 2021 via mobile

Enjoyed dinner with friends tonight. Would have given a 5 star review except for the Walleye sandwich. The fish was very good, but the batter was so thick that I ended up removing it. It was not cooked through & gummy on the inside. Service...was excellent, the brews were yummy. In hindsight I should have sent the fish back to the kitchen instead of having to deconstruct it to eat.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 19, 2021

We went here for an early dinner after doing some sightseeing in the area. A worker at one of our stops recommended it so we thought we’d give it a try. YUM-MO! We were told they had no tables inside so we sat in the...enclosed porch area which was very nice. My husband had the beef tips sandwich and I had the Kansas City BBQ, both delicious. Both had hearty portions and a huge pile of fries. We could have split one order of the fries and still had leftovers. Our waiter was very attentive and friendly. And the meal came quickly. I’m glad we took the recommendation to heart. 5 stars!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed March 13, 2021

We sat outside in their heated, partially enclosed outdoor patio area. They have ceiling-type heaters that were putting out lots of warmth. The seating is a picnic table that would comfortably seat 6 people. It was important to us that they were carefully following all...Covid protocols. The tables were well spaced out, everyone was properly wearing a mask and cleaning protocols were adequate. The service was friendly and prompt. We will definitely go back.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed September 20, 2020 via mobile

This was our second stop on a birthday adventure . Off the beaten path we got there right when they opened at Noon. Found it on- line. The beer was great and the food was fresh, flavorful and delicious. We had the gyro, the Chicken...wrap and a rueben with the best French fries. Everyone loved their sandwiches . Definitely recommend stopping here!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Yes, Austin Brothers Beer Company offers takeout services.

Austin Brothers Beer Company is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5