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John Harvard's Brewhouse

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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Holiday Valley, Ellicottville, NY
+1 716-699-5350
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, beer and service. Ordered the pub chips which were great. Very family oriented would definitely recommend stopping in after a day on the slopes.

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New York
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Good service. I think her name was Stella (great server!) Good burger and a great view looking at the slopes.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Every time we stay at holiday Valley we always make it to JH for an awesome dinner ...overlooking the slopes, hot Chocolate on arrival and best Mac and cheese for kids! My son loves the pizza and we love the specials! Will be back next season!

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Thank The_Griswalds97
ellicottville
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We had the grilled mediterranean chicken salad and the mixed grilled vegetarian pizza and both were delicious while enjoying spectacular views of the ski slopes.

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

After a long day of skiing, we sat down and were brought two complimentary mini hot chocolates! Too cute! Overall, fine food, nothing spectacular but my burger was very good. Nice for a meal on the slopes.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Two couples having a day off fro skiing went for lunch at the Brewhouse. Although the initial welcome and iced water etc was good, the food was a long time arriving, even though the restaurant was nowhere near full! Three of the meals were good even though the lettuce on my burger was wilted and past its best. My wife,... More 

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Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The food was average with a limited menu. Good for a quick bite to eat after a day on the slopes. They had a good selection of micro-brew options. Service was good. Excellent view of the slopes.

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Ontario
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120 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stayed at the Tamarack so having the restaurant right there in the building was very convenient. We enjoyed the food and the prices were reasonable. Service was very good despite being very busy. No reservations but if you get there before 6:00 you can get in without waiting.

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Thank lingar
Arlington, Virginia
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115 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

For dinner three of us each ordered different dishes, A vegetarian dish, a steak, and a lobster mac and cheese. All three were happy diners but my lobster mac and cheese was tasted by all and voted top choice. Later that evening we returned for desert. Recommend the butterscotch bread pudding with vanilla ice cream.

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Thank William D
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Great location after skiing all day but food was too salty or greasy. Very bad tasting. My whole family had a bad meal. Pizza was soggy and overloaded with cheese, my hamburger was too salty and so were the fries. The mac and cheese was horrible so my son did not eat it. The fish fry tasted of but you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holiday Valley, Ellicottville, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ellicottville
  • Phone Number: +1 716-699-5350

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?