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Boulder Dam Brewing Company

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
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453 Nevada Hwy, Boulder City, NV 89005-2424
+1 702-243-2739
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mojacar, Spain
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone who enjoys good beer should avoid this place! My wife chose an 11 glass sample tray. They were all absolutely disgusting! Craft beer? Ughh! Maybe europeans have not developed a taste for beer "a la Starbucks" - can you imagine Chocolate Reaper Stout "perfectly balanced with English East Kent Goldings and German Target hops. Then we went crazy… cocoa,... More 

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Thank Adrian M
DamBrew, Owner at Boulder Dam Brewing Company, responded to this review

I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your visit to our little brewery. I have no real response to your considering our six glass sample tray "disgusting", our 100% Angus burgers "tasteless" and our wings not worth trying. 75% of our reviews are four and five stars. We're gonna keep working hard, having fun and earning those loyal customers. Cheers, Todd Cook... More 

Watertown, New York
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us stopped in for lunch and drinks. Service was very slow. We ordered a trailer of sample drinks that the pub brewed. Six samples were brought over and they all tasted horrible. I had ordered a separate drink and I could not drink it. I asked the waitress if they had anything in house that they did not... More 

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Thank James O
DamBrew, Owner at Boulder Dam Brewing Company, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by our little brewpub, though I'm terribly sorry we let you down! That you didn't care for our beers is upsetting. We've won a lot of awards and are very popular, but everyone has their own preferences. One of the great things about craft brewing is so many breweries producing so many unique beers. We do carry... More 

Springfield, Illinois, United States
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151 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little brewpub and fun stop for anyone in the area visiting Hoover Dam. The employees are friendly and welcoming. I'm not a microbrewery fan but my husband is and he was able to get a sample before ordering. There is a beautiful outdoor seating area. Great location.

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Thank 1970DeeDee
DamBrew, Owner at Boulder Dam Brewing Company, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by our little brewpub! I'm glad y'all enjoyed yourselves. We love our location, like you said, it's a great spot. It's our staff, however, that sets us apart, in my opinion. I'm glad you found us friendly and welcoming. If you're back in the area, we'd love another opportunity to impress you. Cheers, Todd Cook Bru Guru More 

melbourne
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to relax and unwind.Sat on outdoor patio which is perfect at this time of the year.We had the sampler which consisted of six of their own brewed beers.Overall the beers were good with the chocolate stout being very unique in this respect that it had hot peppers fermented in it.Very different not to everyones taste.The flat bread appertizer... More 

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Thank roger l
DamBrew, Owner at Boulder Dam Brewing Company, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting our little brewpub! I'm glad y'all had a good time. With respect to the Chocolate Reaper Stout, you're right - it's not for everyone! That was our first chili beer, and I admit to overdoing the heat. Next time! As far as a glitch with your appetizer order, yeah, no one's perfect. That we made everything very... More 

Reno, Nevada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My IPA and my partener's Red Ale were both tasteless. Brew master should check flavor more frequently. Philly cheese steak only ok; blue burger good because the chef cooked it rare for me.

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Thank epstein_j
DamBrew, Owner at Boulder Dam Brewing Company, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by our little brewery! I'm sorry our brews didn't Wow you. One of the greatest aspects of the craft industry is the massive variety. We keep six of our own brews on tap all the time, but we also carry ten more craft beers on draught to stretch that selection. I'm glad you enjoyed the Blu-ery Burger;... More 

So. Utah
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168 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rode down from St. George, Utah & Mesquite, Nevada with some friends. By the time we arrived it was time for a brew and food. The service was excellent. The chili I ate was good not great. Spicy hot that took away from the flavor. The beer was very good. Everything else looked good and we were all happy. I... More 

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Thank spots51
DamBrew, Owner at Boulder Dam Brewing Company, responded to this review

Thanks for riding down to our little brewery! I'm glad you enjoyed the food, brews and service. With regards to spice/heat, it's always a fine line to walk because people have such different tastes. I apologize for it not being entirely to your liking. When you have the opportunity to return, definitely check out the beer garden; that's the place... More 

San Jose, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got to sample six home brews, five of which were awesome and the sixth just a bit peppery for my liking. Service was friendly and typical pub-style grub was 'not too miss'.

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Thank CJRozzi
DamBrew, Owner at Boulder Dam Brewing Company, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by our little brewpub! I'm glad you enjoyed the brews, food and, especially, the service. The "peppery" beer is our Chocolate Reaper, a stout modeled after Mexican hot chocolate with Carolina Reaper chilies, and you're right - it's spicy! If we choose to brew this tasty beer again, I'm going to reduce the amount of chilies; it... More 

Kennewick, Washington
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Out for the day had lunch. Food was OK. I had a Philly and it was dry. Beer was very good. Loved the atmosphere on the front Patio. Worth a visit...once or twice

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Thank Bob W
DamBrew, Owner at Boulder Dam Brewing Company, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by our little brewpub! I'm very glad to hear you dug the beer and the beer garden. That our food didn't Wow! you is unacceptable, especially if your Philly Cheesesteak was dry. That's one of the messiest, drippiest, awesomest items on the menu! I don't know what could have happened, but the Head Chef has been informed... More 

Reading PA
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Stopped for lunch and a couple beers. Nice menu with typical bar food. The spicy chicken sandwich was very good. Tried a limited IPA and found it closer to a pale ale in hop profile. I also got a stout brewed with peppers that was crazy hot but good. Service was very good with a friendly bartender who offered samples... More 

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Thank bobandjodi
DamBrew, Owner at Boulder Dam Brewing Company, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by our little brewpub! I'm glad to hear y'all enjoyed the food, beers and, especially, the staff. The Vegas valley probably has more places to eat and drink than anywhere, and we feel it's our people that set us apart. Oh, and yeah, I'm gonna reduce the amount of Carolina reapers in the Chocolate Reaper Stout next... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

If you happen to be out this way this is a nice pit stop on your way to or from the Hoover Dam. I personally suggest from considering you will get dehydrated in the hot sun while at the dam. We tried a few of the beers and had their deep fried beer battered mushrooms for a snack and everything... More 

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Thank Nick G
DamBrew, Owner at Boulder Dam Brewing Company, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by our little brewery! I'm glad you enjoyed the food, brews and, especially, the service. Sounds like you may not be back our way, but if you are, we'd love another opportunity to impress you. Cheers, Todd Cook Bru Guru More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 453 Nevada Hwy, Boulder City, NV 89005-2424
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Boulder City
  • Phone Number: +1 702-243-2739
Description
Located in the heart of the historic Old Town district, Boulder Dam Brewing Co. Is Boulder City's first and only brewpub. Located across the street from the Boulder Dam Hotel, the brewery is less than five miles from Lake Mead and less than eight from Hoover Dam. Practically a museum in itself, the brewery features decor and fixtures from the 1930's, silent films made during the construction of the dam, actual pieces of equipment used during the construction and a myriad of art depicting Boulder City's beginnings and brewing from the period.

A destination for locals and visitors alike, Boulder Dam Brewing serves up six original pub-brewed beers at a time. The 40-barrel system allows the flexibility to offer many unique styles, from refreshing Pilsners to hoppy Pale Ales to creamy Stouts. Food ranges from traditional pub fare to salads, burgers and sandwiches. The brewpub also carries a great selection of wines and non-alcoholic beverages. With plenty of seating inside, and a beautiful beer garden outside, it's the perfect place to stop by for a pint and a bite.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?