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Beer Garden

Find the coolest beer gardens near you and raise a glass. Or share your favorite beer garden experiences and discuss what make a biergarten great or not so great.

A Guide to Springfest, Oktoberfest's Little Sister

Springfest—or Früehlingsfest as it's known in its native German—is Munich's best-kept secret. It's occasionally referred to as Oktoberfest's little sister, and that's a pretty apt description. For two...
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Captain Lawrence expands beer hall in Elmsford...

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by gutreactions 5 months ago

Local news is reporting a new expanded 4000 sq. ft. beer hall accommodating about 180 guests, larger bar with 20 beers on tap, and state-of-the-art kitchen at Captain Lawrence Brewery in Elmsford. ...

Nov 30, Lagunitas Taproom, Party to Help Support Our Friends in North Eastern Calif

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

"Join us at our Petaluma TapRoom and tip back a few brews to support our friends to the North Eastern part of California. We throwing a little hootenanny starting at 4:20pm on Nov. 30th. Warm up...

Japanese Craft Beer Tasting (FREE), Oct 11, San Franciso

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"Attention all beer geeks! Come Drink in A New Language as we sample Japanese Craft Beers from the country's top breweries. Japanese Craft Beers are rich with harmonious flavors, designed to awaken...

Outdoor drink with a toddler in Manhattan

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by Ilovevino 1 year ago

Hello, I'm a single mom of a 15 month old, coming from the SF Bay Area to NYC for a wedding. I've been to NYC many times, lived here for a short stretch, but this will be the first time with my ...

County Fare beer garden and food truck corral to open in Durham

romansperson
by romansperson 1 year ago

Looks like this location will be opening in the Lakewood area of Durham on April 18. From the article: "Imagine a saloon with a handful of food trucks hitching themselves to the post each day. E...

Rumba Cuban Kitchen, Windsor

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by tom246 5 years ago

Only been here once but that time the Cubano sandwich was excellent. All the ingredients in just the right proportion and the crispy bread it came on is made fresh every day. Only open a couple ...

BYOB for a non-restaurant business?

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by AlyssaSchafer 2 years ago

Does anyone know if you can operate as a BYOB if you do NOT have a restaurant license? We will be having food trucks at the facility but not hold out own license. Does anyone know if it's legal to ...

The Wurst Sausage Grill and Beer Garden in Healdsburg

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

The Wurst opened 2+ years ago and became an instant hit. The ‘hounds talked about it in this thread, http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/811129#6869044. I’ve been here frequently, alone and w...

Gus's Community Market | Mission - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Two months ago I'd read with interest Tara Duggan's linked piece on the upcoming Gus's Community Market and the family behind it. It's open now at Harrison & 17th. At a dinner party this week, two ...

Brotzeit Biergarten - Oakland

Robert Lauriston
by Robert Lauriston 6 years ago

Inside Scoop reports it opened yesterday. Near 10th and Embarcadero, just west of Homewood Suites. http://insidescoopsf.sfgate.com/blog/2013/06/13/brotzeit-lokal-opens-along-the-oakland-waterfront/

Asbury Beer Garden (Biergarten)

corvette johnny
by corvette johnny 4 years ago

Has anyone been? I am after the beer and might hit it tonight. The food on paper looks OK but some prices are out of whack. 11 for a pretzel yet sauerbrauten is 19? (if that is a good plate of SB...

Brooklyn Bavarian Biergarten

Bob Martinez
by Bob Martinez 4 years ago

The TV ads have been running for almost 30 years - "The Grand Prospect Hall ... we make your dreams come true." It turns out that they've made one of my dreams come true - they've opened a beer ga...

The Asbury Park Festhalle & Biergarten... Essen!

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by mmgpsych 4 years ago

“Those were the days, my friend. We thought they’d never end.” And surprise of surprises, those German Beerhall days live on in Asbury Park. Though the newly-opened Festhalle & Biergarten on Lake A...

Westbrae Biergarten (Berkeley)

Robert Lauriston
by Robert Lauriston 5 years ago

http://www.westbraebiergarten.com Old topic with mostly pre-opening discussion: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/897895

The burgers at Dog Haus (Pasadena Biergarten)

blackbookali
by blackbookali 5 years ago

Heading there later this week and was curious about the burgers. Anybody have any favorites? Is the extra patty a silly option? Prices seem fairly reasonable . . .

Lost & Found Beer Garden - Oakland

Robert Lauriston
by Robert Lauriston 5 years ago

2040 Telegraph behind the Paramount, next to Hutch. Been open a few months. Nice selection of craft beers, good food, huge outdoor area. http://www.lostandfound510.com

A Biergarten in Bellingham

L.Nightshade
by L.Nightshade 5 years ago

Has anyone tried this place? I'm not a beer drinker, but I am a sausage eater. http://www.bellingham.org/insider-blogs/a-german-biergarten-in-the-heart-of-bellingham/

NEW: Steins Beer Garden, Mtn View - Any reports?

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by hhc 6 years ago

Read about Steins Beer Garden is now open in Mtn View. It's got 30 draft beer, they are going to make their own breads, pretzels, lots of in-house items like pastrami, etc. Any reports? Stei...

Beer Garden/Day Drinking in Boston

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by seisen 6 years ago

I have friends visiting from New York and am looking for a fun/lively place to take them drinking Saturday afternoon. Are there any places in Boston that might have a similar atmosphere/vibe to Ho...