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Eel River Brewing Company

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American, Bar, Pub
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1777 Alamar Way, Fortuna, CA 95540-9548
707 725 2739
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hawthorne, New Jersey
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was so happy this place served food until 10pm because we were starving and had been driving for hours. The food was great and the beer was even better. Great laid-back local feel.

Thank Lmt73
Coulterville, Illinois
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ate there twice...first time the server was terrific (late lunch); second time (dinner on another night) the server was nice, but informed us immediately after serving us that she was taking a dinner break and provided us the name of who would be our replacement server (who never showed up until we caught someone else and asked for her as... More 

Thank DaleMMR
Allen, Texas
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46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ordered a pizza and a salad. Both were tasty and we didn't want to take anything out so the portions were okay as well, although not very large. The place was very noisy due partly to several loud groups of various kinds, with the acoustics of the place not helping. My wife was cold because of the weather outside,... More 

Thank technovelist
Dixon, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Husband and I had lunch here. I had a simple hamburger and it was delicious, done just right. Good salad. Husband had seafood stuffed mushrooms and he was very happy. Tasted a couple beers and chose an amber ale that he rated "very high quality", one of the best he's had. Good service, a very nice lunch!

Thank Jane L
San Jose, California
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this place to check out another brewery on an ever growing list of places I've wanted to try in Northern CA and Southern OR. Missed out on this one last year. We ordered the taster flight to share. First off be aware it is 12 4 oz beers. Best to do this if you are not in a rush... More 

Thank evebernard1981
Miami, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been wandering around Northern California and southern Oregon for awhile and see "Tri-tip" so decided to give it a try. It was so-so. Eel River Brewing Co did everything else right tho'. Friendly wait staff, home town atmosphere and other food was above average. We would come back again.

Thank GeneGracey
Chester County, PA
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on a trip that had us staying in Fortuna and we were looking for a solid meal close to our hotel. Eel River has real high points. The beer is very good! The nachos with chicken were tasty and well seasoned. Burgers were solid but it fell apart after that. While service was friendly - the recommended Tri-tip... More 

Thank BikeCouple2004
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our service was great. I can't post a valid food review because we just had an appetizer plate. It was good though. I had their organic porter which was tasty. Very mild. Great with food. The amber is good as well. I'll be back to this place in the future.

Thank BillyRo_13
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When you walk in the restaurant is buzzing and you feel it's going to be good. They do have a beer taster which looks interesting with all the brewed beers presented on a platter. When it comes to the food it is predominately fried or fried. My wife and I both ordered the Mahi Mahi grilled with vegetables. Now I... More 

Thank Peter N
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was great. The 4 of us ordered a different meal and each was tasty. Our waitress was knowledgeable in suggesting options and the right beer. The only reason the rating wasn't a 5 is that there could have been more help on the floor for as full as the place was. We would definitely go back the next time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1777 Alamar Way, Fortuna, CA 95540-9548
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Fortuna
  • Phone Number: 707 725 2739

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?