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Valley River Brewery

COVID-19 Update: This restaurant is only available for takeout or delivery at this time.

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$4 - $17
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Brew Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed August 7, 2020

We have been going there for years. Great pizza and beer, served up by wonderful people. Sure have missed you during this pandemic.

Date of visit: January 2020
Camper16413601376, Owner at Valley River Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2020

Thank you. We have missed you all and are so happy to be able to be open again. Stay safe and see you again soon.

Reviewed April 8, 2020

Today we ordered a pizza with sausage, mozzarella, and pepperoni for curbside pickup and it was the best pizza we’ve had in such a long time! We also ordered a loaf of bacon cheddar cheese bread...I promise you will not be disappointed!!!

Date of visit: April 2020
mikemB2384TV, Owner at Valley River Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2020

Thank you so much for your order. Very happy to hear you enjoyed the fresh baked bread and pizza. Stay well and look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed February 23, 2020

Just wanted to go out and have a good beer, burger and fries. Well the beer was good (not great), the fries were good, but the burger had no taste seasoning and the buns were ice cold as if they had just come out of...the fridge. People say this place is more well known for its pizza, perhaps we should’ve ordered that. When we asked our hamburger buns be warmed or toasted, we were advised that the cook refused to do that. Don’t think they ever heard of seasoning or Montreal steak spice for meat. Did not really want to dictate this review, hoping the owners will read it and effect some changes, I think the place has good potential but needs some informed guidance.More

Date of visit: February 2020
mikemB2384TV, Owner at Valley River Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2020

Thank you for stopping in, I'm sorry you did not enjoy your visit with us. We have a very small kitchen but we do you top grade ingredients, 81/19 angus burger fresh never frozen and we bake our buns fresh every morning with no preservatives....More

Reviewed January 30, 2020 via mobile

Good place. Excellent beer! Food was good. Excellent pizza! Great service. Decent price. One of the better places to eat in town.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 19, 2020 via mobile

Today on our way home from a great day of hiking, we ordered pizza from the road & took it home. Wow! The pizza is terrific. Don’t miss this little spot!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 10, 2020

So I eat here pretty often, and the fish and chips are really good- amazing fries that they give you a ton of. I also love the beer cheese and pretzel appetizer, I've not had anything here I haven't liked. But bruh, just order their...pizza. You won't get a better pizza around here, + they have strawberry & blackberry ciders that are A++++++.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed January 1, 2020 via mobile

Delicious! So glad we discovered this place! We have been driving through this part of NC for years and never stopped off here. So glad we did! Yum!!!!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 30, 2019

We are local and have been here many times prior to tonight. Met friends visiting the area from Florida. When we arrived the waiter informed us they only had THREE pizza crusts available. WHAT?? How does a pizza restaurant run out of pizza crust. After...we ordered, he came back to say they only had two crusts left so we only could get two. Ordered onion rings as an appetizer...never came. Asked three times for a water to go with my beer. Our waiter was marginal, at best. We love their pizza but doubt if we will return or recommend.More

Date of visit: December 2019
mikemB2384TV, Owner at Valley River Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2019

We are so sorry your visit was not up to our normal standards yesterday.The weekend was busier than expected and we ran out of some ingredients we could not get locally and our delivery was late delaying the preparation of many menu items including our...More

Reviewed November 11, 2019

My mom and I came in for a snack between activities. I got a flight of beer to sample 4 of their brews. Hangin' Dog IPA was my favorite, left with a growler of it. The Hazelnut stout was also delicious. We ordered the nachos...and it was disappointing. The waitress urged us to get the beef instead of the chicken and suggested the wheat chips over the corn chips. The nachos weren't much different from what you'd get at Taco Bell. The cheese sauce was completely processed. We picked at it but mostly at the chips. I'm sure some of their food is better. Recommended to support micro-breweries as their beers were very good.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Mike M, Owner at Valley River Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2019

Glad you enjoyed the beers, sorry you did not enjoy the nachos. Wheat chip and beef were most likely servers favorite, but most people order the corn chip. The cheese sauce is aged cheddar not processed nacho cheese so they are a bit different than...More

Reviewed October 22, 2019

We had a sausage, mushroom, onion pizza and it reminded us of the ones we used to have in upstate NY. Our server, Justin, was great. We will definitely return when we get back to Murphy.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Response from drvmywifecrzy | Reviewed this property |
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July 29, 2016|
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Response from Mike M | Property representative |
No, sorry there is no outside table seating. There is a bench if there is a wait to get seated.
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