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The Malted Barley

) #2 of 112 Restaurants in Westerly $$ - $$$ American, ,
42 High St, Westerly, RI 02891-1854
+1 401-315-2184
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good33%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pretzels” (130 reviews)
“bratwurst” (3 reviews)
“roast beef” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
42 High St, Westerly, RI 02891-1854
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all Drew was exceptional!! He was very knowledgeable about all the beer especially the 40 beers on tap! The pretzels are great and the dips are fantastic. Warning...the jalapeños are really spicy!!!

Thank blckis5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch on a Thursday afternoon. One of group's members had been before & suggested the back deck. The view was beautiful, but cover your glasses, the trees covering the deck let off lots of seeds & leaves. The menu isn't large but...More

Thank areis218
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love the Malted Barley and there are no other better pretzels than a fresh one made there. Every savory pretzel and dipping sauce is out of this world delicious and addicting. I personally like their pretzel sandwiches made on the pretzels you would order...More

Thank Suziefolg
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great beer bar. Huge selection. Friendly staff. Never ate the food but people swear about it. Can get crowded but good for them!

Thank jpcn17
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Great beer selections from all over. We sampled five IPA's and probably didn't try all their IPAs. Split a pretzel sandwich --bratwurst -- delicious. They split it for us and gave us an extra bag of chips to boot. Bartender was very nice and chatted...More

Thank kmsmolen
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I've eaten here a few times now. They serve gluten free pretzel sandwiches as well as gluten free pretzels with a variety of dipping options. It's amazing to be offered something other than a salad. The soft pretzels are exactly as you would want them,...More

Thank Lsb1097
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Been coming here for years and I have to say that it is never a disappointment. I also hosted a first year anniversary here for my husband and I on the second floor and I was very satisfied. The staff did a wonderful job and...More

Thank Sean S
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Loved this little bar! The food was to die for and the beer selection had great local beers we had never heard of. Highly recommend this spot as a lunch stop.

Thank Carlos P
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Great place with good selection of tens of beers. Pretzels with fancy dips are good edition to any beer. Try spicy tomato pretzel with apricot dip - delicious. Loved the caprese salad.

Thank DiningCouple
Reviewed 31 March 2017

went here for a meeting with 3 other people.very friendly staff.not a drinker so i had fresh-brewed ice tea.was excellent.stuffed pretzel was excellent.it's on my list of places to go to again.everyone enjoyed themselves.

Thank John V
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is this kid friendly? Like 13 year olds bc we are coming to stay in westerly and this place sounds amazing!
12 August 2016|
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Response from Daleco | Reviewed this property |
I'd say yes, during the day. But it really has a pub atmosphere, so I agree that i may not be a suitable in the evening.
Children's menu?
12 July 2015|
Response from 53gardengirl | Reviewed this property |
They have freshly baked pretzels with a large variety of dips, including honey mustard, or nutella. And the prices are very reasonable: I recall between $3-8. But yes, it is a bar...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 High St, Westerly, RI 02891-1854
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  South County  >  Westerly
  • Phone Number: +1 401-315-2184
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