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“Cool place to visit. Excellent service.”

Portneuf Valley Brewing
Ranked #5 of 158 Restaurants in Pocatello
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Pizza, Gastropub
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating
Idaho
Level 6 Contributor
120 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Cool place to visit. Excellent service.”
Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

We stopped here after reading reviews and had to be in Pocatello for other reasons. We found the atmosphere fun, service great, beers tasty and the giant pretzel just that-giant. We weren't super hungry but my husband ordered the Bavarian bun which he enjoyed. We will definitely go back and try more from the dinner menu.

  • Visited April 2013
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English first
Pocatello, Idaho
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“wanting”
Reviewed April 8, 2013

I love beer. I love food. I wish there was better both here. Seeing as there is not another brewery around, there is not much need for anything to change here. The same menu has been in place since the kitchen opened.

  • Visited March 2013
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pvbbrewer, Owner at Portneuf Valley Brewing, responded to this review, April 12, 2013
Thank you so much for your feedback; we're glad you found the service to your liking. You are correct, we are the only brewpub in Pocatello largely due to the challenging market and demographics in the area. When we shifted from being just a microbrewery to a pub in 2007 and were finally able to serve our beer by the glass on premise, the only food item we offered was pretzels. When we opened the kitchen in 2006 we had a limited menu of about a dozen items. Since then we have revised the menu on average once per year, adding and removing items each menu revision according to sales data and customer feedback. Our most recent menu revision was this January. We now have over four dozen very popular items on the menu ranging from appetizers, soups & salads, sandwiches, entrees, pizza and dessert. You can even get half price appetizers every day from 3pm to 6pm. We'd love to hear specifically what improvements you feel we could make.
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Phoenix, Arizona
Level 6 Contributor
180 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Curry from a Brewery???”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

Yep, I got the Curry. Odd choice from a brewery. It was average at best. I'm certain there are probably better menu items but I was in the mood for curry. The drink options are good. Service was great.

Visited February 2013
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pvbbrewer, Owner at Portneuf Valley Brewing, responded to this review, February 19, 2013
Thank you for your feedback! We're very pleased you found the beverage selection and service to your liking. We especially appreciate the feedback on the curry. We have worked hard to create a varied menu of fresh, handcrafted food that rivals the selection of our beers and we want every item to be the best it can possibly be. Very recently our chef has revised the curry recipe and we've been polling our customers to gauge how well people like the new recipe. Thusfar the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. We'd love to know more precisely when you came in so we can gauge whether it was the old curry recipe or new one that you had. Thanks again for your input and we hope you'll give us another try if ever you find yourself in our neck of the woods in the future. Cheers, Penny Pink, Owner and Brew Mistress
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Jackson, WY
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Awesome Service and Great Food/Beer!”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

I came here through the recommendation of the hotel I was staying at. It did not disappoint! Their Philly Cheesesteak was awesome and their beer was great as well. I sat at the bar, and enjoyed the great service they offered. Highly recommended if you are in the area!!

  • Visited July 2012
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Pocatello, Idaho
Level 6 Contributor
196 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere”
Reviewed December 31, 2012 via mobile

Went here for date night with my wife. We had the Penney pasta sauté with shrimp. The amount of food was great for the price. The lifer town beer was also really good. Would recommend to friends and family to at least try once.

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Thank Justin F
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