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Barley and Hops Grill and Microbrewery

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
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5473 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704-7275
+1 301-668-5555
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Forest, Virginia
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168 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Barley & Hops recently. I ordered the pork belly tacos and the Parmesan & garlic fries. The pork-belly tacos were good but not great. The pork-belly was somewhat over-cooked and not very flavorful. Most pork-belly is slightly crispy on the surface but tender on the inside. This was crispy throughout on all three tacos. The garlic salt on the... More 

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Thank GRofVA
Adamstown, Maryland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I will build the scene. A group of 6 guys, 2 or 3 couples. We were sat and twenty minutes later we got up to leave, but first, we wanted to talk to manager to explain that we had not seen anyone to take our drink order. The manger we found out was the bartender, didn't have time to come... More 

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Thank Vincent H
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't been here in awhile and forgot how good it was. The dinner and the beer were awesome. I had the pit beef and it was delicious.

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Thank Elizabeth C
Frederick, Maryland
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very plain atmosphere, small menu, portions small,atmosphere has change from a very pleasant and bubbly atmosphere to a stark sterile I don't care atmosphere. The waitstaff was minimally knowledgeable or responsive at best. When asked for pot of tea all he would bring is a cup of hot water and a large teabag that would make a half a gallon... More 

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Thank Hoppy_Hodges72
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm inclined to give this restaurant 3 stars but that might be unfair. We went on a Saturday night for dinner. The house brews were good we had the Annapolis Rocks. We also tried the pale blonde ale and it was good also. The atmosphere is really nice in here with the brewery and the white table cloths in the... More 

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Thank pnelson73
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255 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The crab dip was not what I expected. It was poured onto the homemade rippled chips like a plate of nachos. The taste was very odd, too. I didn't like it. My crab cake burger was burned on the bottom. My server, Rory, was awesome.

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Thank Nancy-Annette C
Arnold, Maryland
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423 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here to taste some brewery beers and ended up tasting the quesadilla with chicken. It was excellent! It was so good we ordered a second. The bartender was great and she gave us a taste of a highly recommended one.

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Hampstead, North Carolina
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

Staff well trained, brewery has wide variety. Food was excellent. Based on recommendation of waiter we ordered crab soup, wings, chili (with chorizo) and Ceasar salad. All of it was excellent. Will definitely visit here for supper on future trips.

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Thank Tim R
Dayton, Ohio
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Stopped here while traveling East. Went in for a flight of beers and some food, left with a full stomach and downing a couple flight of their beers. Really enjoyed the Annapolis Rocks Pale Ale and the Gore'd dunkel. Had the Big Ole Steak to go along with the beers and left a happy man. Would go back again when... More 

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Washington DC
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

The food is just fair. The service is poor. So come here just to drink and you will have a great time. They actually have some nice beers. We did the sampler and enjoyed it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $26
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5473 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704-7275
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-668-5555

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?