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The Gnarly Barley

7431 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32809-6056
+1 407-854-4999
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (30 reviews)
“tacos” (25 reviews)
“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
7431 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32809-6056
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised with the Gnarly Barley! Great craft beer selection, AMAZING sandwiches, I had the roast beef sandwich with Mac and cheese, yum!!

Thank hotmessmanda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here with some customers and I have to say it was the best Cuban Sandwich ever! The have a awesome menu and the prices couldn't be better as well as the service.. I wish I lived closer as would be a regular here!

Thank CTCouple310
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

I had checked on local restaurants by the Orlando Airport and came upon The Gnarly Barley very close to our hotel and rated 4 1/2 stars. Six of us piled into the car and drove about 1/2 miles to this restaurant. When we pulled in...More

Thank Budd B
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Do not let the outside fool you, the inside is small but has great beer and delicious food. A must stop while in Orlando if you like small local dives. My husband created his own brisket sandwich, my daughter had the Mac n Cheese and...More

1  Thank labfoot
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Taco Tuesday is $1 off all tacos, but the chipotle brisket tacos, what I ate, was super delicious, it was super awesome. They do fill you up and the mix of ingredients is something special. I strongly recommend this place. They do have other things...More

Thank MikeFootball
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We were looking for a place we could walk to close to hotel. Found this place and could not have imagined how impressed we were going to be with the beer and food. It does not look like much from the outside the inside is...More

Thank Jim I
Reviewed June 19, 2018

This tiny shack at the side of the road hides the most amazing selection of local beers. It is really small inside with a small seating area outside and hence gets busy. The staff were really friendly and the beer was excellent, the menu looked...More

Thank chris747
Reviewed May 24, 2018

This place absolutely does not look like much from the outside. It's basically a shack set in the middle of a gravel parking lot in a crappy part of Pine Castle right by the Orlando International Airport. However, the bartenders inside were really friendly and...More

Thank Sal_Paradise767
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

My sister and brother-in-law love this place. Now I know why. Wait staff were efficient, helpful, and friendly. The beer selection on the blackboard was extensive and varied. I chose #9, a stout. We asked for a flatbread that I didn’t missed seeing on the...More

Thank dendawn
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

The Gnarly Barley is a small place with outside seating in the back. Our server was excellent and very attentive. The food came out fast but they weren’t very busy at the time. I had the bbq pulled pork sandwich which was very good. The...More

Thank SpecialKtrips
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May 12, 2017|
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Response from Brian B | Reviewed this property |
I recall the TVs inside, We ate outside on the deck every day.
Ian H
September 23, 2015|
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Response from Fat_Guy_Bob | Reviewed this property |
Gnarly Barley does take credit cards. They also have free wifi and great food and beer.
March 23, 2015|
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Response from 647pennyl | Reviewed this property |
Just for lunch (or late lunch) dining on outside picnic tables, there i would feel comfortable with children ages 8+ while having a beer (or drink of choice, tea, etc.) Since the climate here is usually comfortable choose... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7431 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32809-6056
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-854-4999
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