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Barley and Hops Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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3688 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental, CA 95465 (Coleman Valley Rd.)
+1 707-874-9037
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Santa Rosa, California
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything we've had here as been amazing!! Absolutely love the pork belly tacos! We try to come to Occidental a couple times of month just so we can grab a beer and eat!

Thank Kirstie O
San Francisco, California
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we just love Occidental, and Barley and Hops doesn't hurt. it's a great stop for some awesome beers on tap, and delicious comfort food. the staff is knowledgeable and super friendly. i feel like i'm with friends in there every time that we go. a great stop for dinner and drinks!

1 Thank Cindy M
Danville, California
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

We enjoyed an early evening out the day after Thanksgiving in Occidental. Lots of brew choices - even root beer for the kids - and the staff was very accommodating to small children (ages 3-8). Childs menu with crayons and activity sheet. The menu is pretty standard pub foods. Nice appetizer menu - the wings were a hit with our... More 

1 Thank Cathy20152015
Sebastopol, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

Great little old bar. Many of the best local beers - and there are many. Surprisingly really good food. If you're lucky there be a local band. If not there are conversations with all.

1 Thank jsd507
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Tittle pretty much says it. Servers are friendly. This is a small old house, converted into a resturaunt and bar. Tight quarters, low cielings make it loud all the time. Sometimes good local music on the week-ends. Pretty good beer selection. I have never eaten anything here that I actually liked much. Met a motorcycle buddy for beer in late... More 

Thank lawrencer782
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for dinner and drinks. The food was a pleasant surprise. Very good and plenty of it. Our server Molly was very helpful in selecting the drinks. She not only knew her beers, but offered samplers of three varieties. We had a very enjoyable evening at the Barley and Hops.

1 Thank Hill105
Woodstock, Illinois, United States
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Found the food to be very greasy and not up to California standards of eating healthy at all!! I understand the beer was good, but I guess it would be so you get drunk enough to stomach the greasy food.

Thank Lee G
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Based on reviews on Trip Advisors we stopped in here on our drive thru Sonoma County. Beer list is extensive and varied - not all IPAs - and the food good. BBQ Steak sandwich was a surprise. The onion rings would have been perfect except that few were too brown. Limited wine list but it had something for most everyone.... More 

Thank Alysson F
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

We love brew pubs. This was a fun find. It is an old time saloon type place with plenty of local craft beer on tap. And a very informed and friendly bartender. We stopped in while waiting to go zip lining and made sure to stop back after the trip. We had a late lunch. My husband tried the rib... More 

2 Thank linda18Aarhus
Windsor, California
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173 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Near 100 degrees inland so we headed out to the coast where it was about 40 degrees cooler!. On the way home we stopped in at Barley and Hops. Occidental is fairly close to the ocean but even here the temperature was in the upper 80's. Walked inside and it was warm, no air conditioning, decided to stay. With the... More 

1 Thank tom d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3688 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental, CA 95465
    (Coleman Valley Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Occidental
  • Phone Number: +1 707-874-9037
Local, and always from-scratch, our pub grub is the best in the area. Everything is below 15 dollars, and hand-made; from pub classics to eclectic favorites. We focus on cooking with craft beer, and serve 13 drafts, and 60+ bottles from local and worldwide craft breweries. A small selection of local wines by-the-glass and hand-crafted local ciders are also available. Live music on the weekends!

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