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$3 - $25
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Bar, Pub, American
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed February 4, 2020

Was an attendee at a large birthday party here over the weekend. Blend seems to have been making a concerted effort at advertising the new improvements occurring there, including their updated kitchen space and menu and new space that they've expanded into. The good news...is that these are improvements, the new room dramatically increases the available space (although it was too small for our group), and the menu has improved from absolutely dreadful to mixed bag of mostly mediocre fare. Okay, they're not BIG improvements, but they are improvements. Dinner at the party was a fixed menu. The evening started with charcuterie plates, which were nicely presented, but were of questionable quality. This was followed by a mixed green salad that was literally just a giant bowl of mixed greens; no other vegetables, toppings or dressing. Small cups of dressing did come out about ten minutes later, but it did very little to improve the situation. Next came the beef empanada platter, which were surprisingly good and served with a side of queso. These were followed by a very underwhelming platter of rigatoni a la vodka: pasta overdone and sauce lacking much flavor. Finally, sausage with peppers and onions were served as the final entree. This can be an oily dish by nature, but this version was over the top oily, and the split sausages were gritty and lacking in flavor. Finally came birthday cake and a dessert plate of mini-cannoli and apple empanadas. All the desserts were excellent, but I'm not sure the cake came from Bistro. Where the food fell flat, the service was even worse. Inattentive and disinterested with numerous errors all about. When some table-mates had the audacity to ask for forks to eat the cake with, they were met with a side eye that would make a Jr. High Cheer Captain blush. They also managed to lose one of the party goers credit cards and proceeded to blame the guest for the oversight. Not good. So, would I ever go back to Blend for a meal? Almost certainly not. They do have a pretty decent selection of craft beer on hand, so under the right circumstances I might stop by for a drink or two. As it stands right now, Blend doesn't seem quite sure what it is, and the end result is indicative of that.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Steady people in and out so don't sit near the door. The drinks were basic and ALL OF OUR FOOD WAS COLD😡. I've had better boneless wings delivered to me by Domino's, Oh and better pizza too. The pizza was BLAND. Thank God it was...garlic and oregano on the table. I really enjoyed my cold beer and water.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Great drinks and apps to choose from each visit. Great perk is you can always order a pie from Brothers next door.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Nice clean place to watch football or hang out with friends. Great selection of craft beer with package goods.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

A nice, trendy, local bar. Lots of specials and good service. Take out section of beer and wine great if you want to head across the lot to Brothers Pizza. Very supportive of local charitable causes. The only downside is that it’s loud.....12 foot ceilings...and everything echoes.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

We stopped by for some beer and sangria. It took a bit to be served but once we were noticed things were fine. We had sliders and quesadillas. The food was good. We saw some personal tomato pies being served that looked delicious. A good...place to relax.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

Blends Bar and Bistro is a great local place for craft beer tasting. The beer menu is well rounded with a variety of beers for all types of beer lovers. If you are a wine lover...be prepared to buy the bottle of wine. They do...not serve a good quality of red and white. It is best to buy the bottle of your choice. There is a bottle opening fee for each bottle you purchase for your group. They are serve the traditional beers as well. The beer prices are reasonable. But the service and food are much to be desired. The food is over priced and a total waste of money. It was obvious that some of the food was microwaved. I wish the waitress would have allowed us to order from Brothers Pizza. I think Blends Bar and Bistro would do much better if they allowed customers to order pizza or appetizers from Brothers pizza. The waitresses were a bit snappy with customers. There attitudes were horrible. The table service was not good. It is much better to sit at the bar. The bartender looked like he was enjoying his job and the customers. The Bar was clean and customers were getting served in a timely manner. The tables were dirty and sticky. The waitresses only seemed to clean of glasses and plates and wipe down the tables. The restrooms was a mess and a strange odor was permiating from the restrooms. The televisions are strategically placed, but they were so loud...you could not hear conversations at your table. This is a local place and would love to go back. The owner/management needs to improve food and waitresses' attitudes. This was a very Disappointing first experience at Blends Bar and Bistro.More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Hamilton is known for great pizza and Blend is one of the best places to get it. My favorite is the margherita bar pie. It's crisp, thin crusted, delicious sauce, and the right amount of cheese and basil. Absolutely delicious! There are a ton of...craft beer options, even ones that you can take out. I'm not a beer person, but the bartender Heather makes a mean mojito! The restaurant has an industrial look and displays art from local artists. Don't forget to save room for ice cream at Heavenly Haven.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

The drinks are delicious. The beer menu is extensive and the food is fresh and delicious. The only thing left is to rate the bar and wait staff as attentive and friendly. It is great to see owner, Antonio Carannante on premises to welcome guests...and to offer a wealth of beer and alcohol information. Cheers!More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

Just enough of everything. Bar variety, bar fare and more, a few TVs, long tables and hightops. Nice crowds. everybody from 21 to seniors and they all get along. Nice choices of music.

Date of visit: January 2017
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4