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Barrel House American Bar - CLOSED

252 Cabot St, Beverly, MA 01915-4523
+1 978-998-4627
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak frites” (6 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
££ - £££
252 Cabot St, Beverly, MA 01915-4523
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

Barrel House American Bar Beverly BARREL HOUSE HAS CLOSED Barrel House has closed. June 2018 BEVERLY — Barrel House American Bar (252 Cabot St.) shut down over the weekend and will be replaced by a new restaurant called Ellis Square Social, from Jay Murray (Avenue,...More

1  Thank noel617
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Lots of attention to the little ese that make a wonderful restaurant experience. Mistakes occur in The rush of pre theatre rushes but how you pivot is the essence of service. Caesar with kale was delicious with fried mushrooms combo! Brussel sprouts with maple syrup...More

Thank Lb K
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Visited prior to a show at the Cabot. Their web site recommended allowing 2 hours to dine if you are going to a show. I agree. We arrived just before 5 PM and got our check at 6:45. Thankfully, the theater is a 2 minute...More

Thank MaBiobabe
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The barrel house is a bar built around one of the largest bourbon menus I've seen. The bar is highly competent and knows how to make excellent cocktails. Honestly, this is the cocktail bar in the town of Beverly. It's a long bar that fills...More

Thank Virtual G
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Visited for first time with my daughter. The food was excellent. My daughter said it was the best shepherds pie she's ever had. My chicken dinner was great also. We had a dessert to share to die for. The waitress was wonderful. Extremely helpful. Will...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We headed in without looking at the posted menu, that ended up being a mixed blessing. We did not have a reservation but they worked some magic, and we're in. The menu at first gave us sticker shock ($65 for Rack of Lamb), but after...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Even good restaurants can occasionally present a dish that is less than ideal. What makes the difference between a good restaurant and a great restaurant is how they deal with a customer when their dish is disappointing. By these standards, Barrel House American Bar in...More

2  Thank Cyberyaya
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I'm lying in my bed now reflecting on my dinner tonight at Barrel House. The service was ok, the French burgandy wine was delightful but the Bacos "bacon" on my wedge salad was downright insulting. I'm sorry but Bacos, really??? That touch is a deal...More

Thank mags1031
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

If you are a Bourbon lover this is the place for you. Very knowledgeable staff. Tough to find good parking..You should probably Uber here anyway!

Thank noreaster16
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

No one really goes for the quality of the food in this place. Although the quality of The food is very good. People go here for The old traditional beauty of the place and To possibly bump into friends. Dress is casual. This is big...More

1  Thank Lisa S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
16:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 252 Cabot St, Beverly, MA 01915-4523 (Formerly Barrel House)
    (essex street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Beverly
  • Phone Number: +1 978-998-4627
  • E-mail
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