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“Beer is great, food's OK. Bar is lively.”
Review of John Harvard's Brew House - CLOSED

John Harvard's Brew House
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed May 3, 2013

The Food is Good but not great. Never got a bad dinner or lunch but never got anything memorable. They need to invest in some updating and new furniture. Many of the booth's have taped up seating. They get a good bar crowd and the beer brewed on the premises is amazing, probably one of the best brews on Long Island. Service is usually good.

Thank Vickie S
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Reviewed May 2, 2013

Love the menu selections. The chicken dish with vegetables is always a favorite, prepared a bit different depending on the season. the meatloaf is amazing, really have enjoyed everything we've eaten here. The beer descriptions and servers help make it easy and fun to try new flavors. We eat here whenever we are in the neighborhood. I only wish it was closer to my house.

Thank RosGlassWorld
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

It is a bit out of the way for us to travel, but it used to be soooooo good that it was worth it. The last two times we went, they didn't have this killer dessert that they used to have, which was like a half cooked brownie with icecream. The second to last time I just thought they were out of it, but the last time we found out they don't make it any more. The entrees had also gone downhill, as far as excellence. I won't be going out of my way again for a restaurant I used to crave. Such a shame!

Thank Elenicat
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Reviewed April 21, 2013

Went for lunch on a Sunday and was seated quickly. Unfortunately the first thing we noticed was the very dirty light above the table,which i actually had to clean myself with a napkin,dust coming down all over the table. Not a good start. Waiter came over fast for drink order,we got a LI lightand a creams stout,both were good but glasses didnt look too clean.
Popcorn shrimp were bigger than expected but not a lot of flavor.cooked alittle too long.Crunchy but probably frozen. We ordered burgers, one with bacon,onions and smoked gouda,which tasted more like american. The fries were soggy,not great, rolls were covered in seeds even though the picture of the burgers shows a seedless kaiser roll.
Nothing groundbreaking either way here but the mediocrity of food and dirtiness of the restaurant will keep us from going back.

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Thank Justmemat
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Reviewed March 10, 2013

John Harvard's has a really good happy hour. You pay 1/2 price on bottles of wine and the appetizers are good too.

Thank Shelly S
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