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The Barrelman

££ - £££American, ,
259 Washington St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3335
+1 781-631-9559
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good54%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
4 Aug 2018
“Good food but only craft beer on tap.”
7 Jun 2018
“Strong drinks in a cozy place”
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American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
259 Washington St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3335
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The food here is very tasty. I would recommend the burgers and sliders. French fries are good too. The atmosphere is cozy and quiet enough to have a conversation. My only complaint is they only have craft beer on tap. It would have been nice...More

Thank mollscott
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Decided to make a stop at The Barrelman on our last night in Marblehead and wow, am I glad we did! We each got 2 drinks - 2 Long Islands, 1 margarita, and 1 tequila sunrise later, we were good to go! Very strong drinks...More

Thank amycf820
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I've been to the Barrelman several times and it's consistently good. The prices are not over the top, service is decent. Depending on the night, the people at the bar can get loud so it's probably not the place to go to for a quiet...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Large portion of homemade fries, hearty burgers and good beer! Top that with a warm welcome from the waitress and a relaxed ambiance. Very nice place.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I've been to the Barrelman about a dozen or so times and I really like it. I know some people feel it reminds them of a relaxed no frills collage bar and that it's dirty, but that's not true. The fact is that you can't...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I could not recommend more to STAY AWAY from this place. The staff is so horrible and rude and incompetent, that you won't even stay for food. And the absentee owner doesn't seem to care what goes on in there. There are so many better...More

1  Thank Escape809591
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We've been here several times, and will keep coming back. The staff is always friendly, the beer is always good, and the frequent rotations keep it fresh. Always something new to try. The food has been consistently good as well, especially the fish tacos, pork...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The craft beer selection is well selected and perfect for those wanting something different and locally sourced. The inclusion of a bowl of tater tots only enhanced this fine brew experience. Check it out.

Thank Don C
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I love the Burgers, its a real gastropub. I haven't tried anything else because the burgers are so good.

Thank optionsre
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Had a casual dinner her with family. Nice selection of craft beers on tap. Fried avocado was interesting. Sliders read well but were pretty average. Good service. Was '80s theme night which was fun. Solid local hangout.

Thank tankr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
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Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:45
16:00 - 23:45
16:00 - 23:45
16:00 - 23:45
16:00 - 23:45
16:00 - 23:45
16:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 259 Washington St, Marblehead, MA 01945-3335
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Marblehead
  • Phone Number: +1 781-631-9559
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