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Barley and Hops Tavern

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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3688 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental, CA 95465 (Coleman Valley Rd.)
+1 707-874-9037
16:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Wed 16:00 - 21:30
Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

I don't drink beer so I was delighted to see that there was a good choice of wines, all locally grown. YES!! Visit the taproom/ saloon for memorabilia and beerhandles from little known breweries.. there are hours of entertainment there. Delicious food and great service. Put this on your itinerary. Oh, and remember to come into town via the mountains..... More 

Thank kastrup2016
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

When it comes to Beer and Burger, this is the right place. Always serving up micro brew, craft beer, and my favorite, Guinness, every time I go, I am trying something new. It's what keeps me coming back. My favorite burger is always the burger special. I never know what its going to be each time I go, however, when... More 

Thank Joel H
Mendon, VT
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

Nice meal, and we liked the house wine selections. I need to say more than this, because Tripadvisor insists that I write at least 100 characters.

1 Thank dbahn
Sacramento, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

Barley and Hops came recommend by our guides at Sonoma Canopy Tours. When we walked in there was a sign that said please wait to be seated so we waited but there was no one around to notice us or seat us, so I started to wander around when someone came out to seat us. They were out of the... More 

Thank Debbwl
Benicia, California
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015

I liked my food but my friend didn't. There was a bar fight in the other room when we were there, which caused a window to break and the police to be called. The cook left my hamburger on the grill (my friends hamburger sat on a plate waiting to be served) to go wrestle the shirtless drunk guy out... More 

2 Thank Chickenfeather
Folsom, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

This was the first place we stopped for a meal in Occidental. I was excited to order a french dip sandwich. The experience started out "weird" and just went downhill after that. The waitress had an odd vibe and was not too friendly. She even acted personally offended later when I asked where the goat cheese was that was supposed... More 

2 Thank MsJAB
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

Can't miss the mustard yellow house as your driving through occidental, Ca. The place sounds like just a beer bar but you should really try the burgers. They're not your ordinary fast food chain burgers. Also, if you like crispy fries you'll really enjoy these.

Thank Ronin L
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98 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

Stopped in here for a beer and stayed a while. Excellent service with Tish. Lots of beers. Wish we had time to eat. I would come again.

Thank Zabe123
Livermore, California
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102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

Waitress was very attentive without being bothersome and gave good beer and food suggestions. It was a very nice place to stop for a late dinner after a day of travelling. Very comfortable atmosphere.

Thank Anne689
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014

Third visit and have enjoyed every single one! You can't just think of this place as a pub. Although they rotate through the most amazing artisanal beers on tap, the food is like "wait a minute, I thought you were a pub?!" Every employee here feels like an old friend. One of the reasons I look forward to visiting Occidental!

Thank VagabondsCarmel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3688 Bohemian Hwy, Occidental, CA 95465
    (Coleman Valley Rd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Occidental
  • Phone Number: +1 707-874-9037
Local, and always from-scratch, our pub grub is the best in the area. Everything is below 15 dollars, and hand-made; from pub classics to eclectic favorites. We focus on cooking with craft beer, and serve 13 drafts, and 60+ bottles from local and worldwide craft breweries. A small selection of local wines by-the-glass and hand-crafted local ciders are also available. Live music on the weekends!

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