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“Top 10 sports bar with OK food.”
Review of Barney's Beanery

Barney's Beanery
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Ranked #29 of 696 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Reviewed January 4, 2013

Our Rose Bowl contingent (three adults and three kids) ended up here after the game. The TVs and sports environment are awesome. Perfect for us on a gala football day. Food was OK. We ordered pizza and burgers. Neither choice was distinctive.

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Reviewed January 3, 2013

We had a great time at the original Barney's on Santa Monica Boulevard one recent Sunday afternoon. Lots of football on the dozens of screens throughout and the 'joint was jumping!' It's strictly a 'seat yourself' policy at Barney's. That really means 'everyone for themselves' and people did not much respect the informal 'next in line' routine that patrons were following when we arrived. When we were up next, the newly arrived couple were told of the 'protocol' in the line but quickly ignored it, barging ahead to try to grab a soon-to-be-vacated table ahead of us. Charming! No worries though, we quickly got a newly deserted table and settled in. Tons of ambiance at Barneys, long a hangout for Hollywood types. The Doors band members (including Jim Morrison) hung out here and it's accepted that this is where Janis Joplin had her last meal. The bar here is featured in Brian DePalma's Hollywood homage "Body Double." You can see "Barney's" printed in reverse on the door and window in the movie. Also, the waiter that serves Jake is wearing a Barney's shirt.

The menu goes on forever. If you can't find something to eat and drink to your liking here, you won't find happiness anywhere! I had the pastrami burger ($10.95) and my son had the Philly burger ($10.95). My daughter had the breakfast bagel with eggs and bacon ($8.95) and my wife had the French toast ($7) with real maple syrup ($1) and a side of fresh berries $3.25). I had a Chimay Red beer ($9 Wow, that's a lot!) and the kids had soft drinks.

It's really worthwhile paying a visit to Barney's. I also bought one of their mugs ($7) and a shirt $15) The total bill for food and souvenirs, with taxes and before tip, was only $88.88.

Barney's has a great local/community following of regulars from the neighbourhood. Worthwhile. Check it out!

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Reviewed December 31, 2012

Across the road from IHOP, this bar has everything. Awesome sit down food, karaoke, millions of beers, arcade games, pinball, cabin feel, celebrities, good vibe, pool table, competent waitresses and late night pancakes are across the road.

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Reviewed December 28, 2012

Great service. Great food. Always deliver the service. Please go there and enjoy. Went there few nights ago and server was very nice and professional.

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Reviewed November 26, 2012

we ate dinner here,very nice food,friendly staff,good service.in the middle of 3rd street Promenade great location.

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