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Beards Brewery

215 East lake Street, Petoskey, MI 49770
+1 231-753-2221
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pho” (5 reviews)
“wheat ale” (2 reviews)
“tacos” (9 reviews)
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Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
215 East lake Street, Petoskey, MI 49770
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped after skiing to check out there beer offerings. Everything I tried suited my taste. Great service, amazing view of the bay.

Thank Dean C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great setting so you can view Little Traverse Bay and interesting interior. Their food, somewhat upscale bar food, is constantly good. They brew their own beer and most of it is good to great. Friendly service.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During Thanksgiving break, the family met for lunch at Beard’s. Apparently, it’s a new renovation of a previous so-so restaurant. It’s very well done, with a fabulous view of Little Traverse Bay and Lake Michigan. There was an excellent choice of uniquely named beers that...More

Thank Bob H
Kathleen C, General Manager at Beards Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Bob for your kind words! Happy that you had a great experience! Cheers!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beard’s was a planned stop for dinner after a recommendation from a local. When we first arrived, we were amazed by the view of the bay that they had. Our food and beer was delicious - super fresh and home made. Definitely not frozen burgers....More

Thank Sherrie W
Kathleen C, General Manager at Beards Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sherrie, Thank you for taking the time on your trip to come to our pub. We try to put as much homemade food on the table as we can -tastes better that way :) I hope you can come see us again the next...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place used to be called Windows so that should give you some idea of the premium view. Beards has done a really nice job with this space- there aren't any bad seats. The upstairs is small but it looks over the rest of the...More

Thank jackson9567
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful Beards used to be a tiny brewery down an alley with a small taco bar. Recently they opened in a large once busy restaurant. Have been there a few times. Beer great and lunches good, fish and chips, sandwiches. Recent went with wife and...More

Thank Richard S
Kathleen C, General Manager at Beards Brewery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Richard, Thank you for the kind words! Love to hear that the customers are enjoying the new space as much as we are! Cheers!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A large space, great menu, and several types of artisanal draft beer, served to perfection. If you are looking for great moment, this is the right place.

Thank Celso B
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Beards has done a good job on renovating an old and dated restaurant. Opened it up and added an upper floor to take advantage of the view. They are still working on the exterior and adding an outside patio. There is a proliferation of breweries...More

Thank maggiedo1
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Stopped by this place as sort of a hit and run on a flight of beers while passing through. Had few IPAs that were really good. The building looked very new and the service was excellent. Didn't try the food as I did not have...More

Thank Five_Aces_Tx
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Great casual atmosphere, honest staff, great selection of beer, and the French fries were some of the best I've had!

Thank John M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 East lake Street, Petoskey, MI 49770
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Petoskey
  • Phone Number: +1 231-753-2221
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At Beards Brewery, we are devoted to making great beer. Stop by to watch us brew and enjoy a pint or two.
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