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John Harvard's Brew House - CLOSED

2093 Smith Haven Plz, Lake Grove, NY 11755-1209
+1 631-979-2739
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good33%
  • Average28%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible5%
Aug 7, 2016
Jan 8, 2016
“good beer on the island”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Pub
$$ - $$$
2093 Smith Haven Plz, Lake Grove, NY 11755-1209
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Reviewed March 3, 2012

Was very disappointed they were out of bread for the table, out of two types of wine I tried to order, the beer sampler was not the ones on the menu guess why.....they were out of some of the beers Food was just ok we...More

Thank pkmc76
Reviewed March 3, 2012

The beer is awesome. The food ranges from outstanding to average. The service is iffy but we have had a couple of good servers over the course of about 14 visits. The staff tends to be very young and the place gets VERY crowded at...More

Thank Gesoner
Reviewed February 22, 2012

Let me tell you, worst waiter ever, at one point I thought I was going to have to cook my own food, and I should have, I ordered the veggie burger which is made from chickpeas, except it tasted like someone dumped a 1/2 pound...More

Thank NYKathleen
Reviewed February 17, 2012

How can you not love John Harvard's. The beer is fantastic!!! Great Atmosphere.

Thank Ron11782
Reviewed February 5, 2012

Great seasonal pumpkin beer & beer samplers. Go in during happy hour for half priced apps becuase the normal prices are just too high!

Thank Jenn D
Reviewed February 2, 2012

Kind of dark and crowded when I went. Nothing from the meal really stood out - my husband ordered chicken (dry) and I had a hamburger. Went once, never went back although we do pass it often.

Thank LIGirl57
Reviewed January 2, 2012

I have eaten here 3 times and was never disappointed. The pumpkin ale is to die for but it is seasonal. The waiter said they occasionally have it at off times like valentines day or august so call them. You can take the beer to...More

Thank napagirl2
Reviewed December 4, 2011

Fries with smoked gouda and truffle oil were delicious. Burgers are also very unique. I had the mediterranean burger with cherry peppers, mozzarella, and pesto sauce which was pretty good. The service was great. The food came fast and a minute after we were done...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed November 25, 2011

We love to hang out at John Harvards on a lazy Sunday for a late lunch. They have great custom beer & very good food!

Thank df3462
Reviewed January 24, 2011

First, if I could hire their manager, Brian, I would. If he typifies the care, you are in thoughtul, costumer-centered hands. So true of the wait staff as well, safe-guarding a "lost" item of value to me from New Year's Eve till Jan. 22nd, when...More

Thank olaffubsgal
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
American, Pub
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2093 Smith Haven Plz, Lake Grove, NY 11755-1209
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Lake Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 631-979-2739
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