Abita Brewing Co. (Brewpub) | Abita Springs, Louisiana
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Abita Brewing Co. (Brewpub)
Good based on 22 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

72011 Holly St
Abita Springs, Louisiana United States 70420 [ print map ]
985 892 5837

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Hours: Tue-Thu: 11am-9pm; Fri-Sat: 11am-10pm; Sun: 11am-9pm

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Abita Brewing Co. (Brewpub)

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Beer Available At Abita Brewing Co. (Brewpub) (arranged by most recent)
Abita SOS (Save Our Shore) 76, Abita Light 5, Abita Boubon Street Biere de Mars , Abita Select Naughty Quaker Oatmeal Stout 65, Abita Select Imperator 85, Abita Strawgator 70, Abita Octoberfest 30, Abita Bourbon Street Baltic Porter , Abita Grapefruit Harvest IPA 71, Abita Seersucker Summer Pils 46, Abita 25th Anniversary Vanilla Double Dog, Bourbon Barrel Aged , Abita Golden 12, Abita Amber Lager 19, Abita French Connection 70, Abita Strawberry Harvest Lager 28, Abita Select Macchiato Espresso Milk Stout 88
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22 reviews for Abita Brewing Co. (Brewpub)
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  80%
 Selection  64%
 Food  75%
 Value  73%
 Overall  69%
 Rating  77%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
edirvin2814  (10) , | May 22, 2012
The crawfish cakes are awesome, the staff is really great and the beer speaks for itself
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
NYHarvey  (124) New York, New York | July 6, 2005
Very cool place. Friendly folks who know beer. Great atmosphere. Solid beer. Great food and a relaxing, but still hip and funky decor. The artwork (the walls are huge murals) was absolutely amazing, but the scenes are just of everyday life so I donít think they get the credit they deserve. Whoever the artist was....frigging incredibly skilled person. Really enjoyed this place and the owner was a very sweet lady who was happy to chat and never stopped smiling.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
UofFkid  (32) Orlando, Florida | February 13, 2008
Stopped in here prior to an LSU home football game. Was in town for the game, made the pilgrimmage to Abita. Glad that I did. The bar was quite empty which was a lil dissapointing but that was due to the upcoming game. With the lack of patrons, we received great service. Food was good and beer offerings even better. Tons of taps, stuff not bottled yet. Worth the drive!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
FishManLA  (6) Abita Springs, Louisiana | March 21, 2008
I live about a mile from this place and it is one of my favorite local *restaurants* based on the tasty food alone. This is southeast Louisiana, there is no shortage of great places to eat in these parts, so for this to be a favorite truly speaks volumes! The atmosphere is that of a simple country family restaurant. Very understated but homey and welcoming. Very wide variety of food offerings ranging from steaks and burgers to Louisiana seafood dishes and classics like jambalaya. Everything on the menu is great. Oh, yes, they have beer too! You will find all the currently active Abita beers on tap. This includes the flagship beers, whatever the current seasonal is, and one or two select Abita brews that change regularly. There is always one and only one guest beer on tap. The guest beer is either a not-widely-known import or a not-widely-stocked American microbrew.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
biggmike  (5) Hattiesburg, Mississippi | April 29, 2007
Had lunch here with my brother and his girlfriend. Nice ambience and food I had (Gyro) was really good. Had the AndyGator (Barleywine), Turbodog (brown ale), and the Restoration Ale(golden ale). All were good. Very friendly staff.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 14/20
jeremytoni  (161) Swedesboro, New Jersey | November 6, 2012
Hard to believe that is where Abita started. Nice little spot with friendly service, and a good selection of there beers with some guest beer.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
pojo41  (6) Hattiesburg, Mississippi | May 2, 2007
Had lunch with my girlfriend and my brother. Great atmosphere and food. I had a great burger and several beers. All were good and the staff was great.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
not4theseason  (1) Stillwater, Oklahoma | July 21, 2007
I stopped in here with a friend one day when we were passing through in 2004. The selection was okay, as was the food. But what it lacked (only slightly) in those areas, it made up for in service. My friend and I sat at the bar to have some drinks and food, and everyone working there was great, as were the other customers around us. Another thing, if youíre coming here to taste the Abita brews, they will give you free two- to three-ounce samples. At least they did when I went there. I hope to make it back to this place one day, and if I ever pass through here again, I will.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
RGDave  (28) Lebanon, New Jersey | September 7, 2011
We ate at the brewpub, after renting a car in New Orleans and driving up to Abita Springs. This building was the original Abita Brewing Co. site, in downtown Abita Springs, LA. Great little town to visit, and this little place is really a great spot in town! Ambiance is casual and laid-back, with a good varity of Abita beers on tap and in bottles. Service was mostly friendly though a bit distant; we would have been better off at the bar itself instead of a table. Food came as ordered and quickly; very good bayou fare (jambalaya, creole shimp, catfish po-boys, etc) and it was paired very nicely with fresh Abita beers from the new brewery, which is 3 or 4 miles north of town. Highly recommended for anyone visiting the New Orleans area!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
t0rin0  (1448) Do Not Resuscitate, California | March 4, 2014
Visited February 19, 2014.

At the risk of losing a brewery rating Iíll say that this isnít really a brewery anymore, and it hasnít been since the 90s. This was the original Abita brewpub but when they opened the production brewery up the way they sold this to a family that wanted to take it over. So technically speaking this isnít even owned by Abita anymore. That said, they have a contract to only carry Abita beer save for one guest tap. When I was there it was Stone smoked porter. Also, they have most of the original brewery on display in the back. When beer was brewed here it was not a restaurant or bar, it was purely a production brewery. Now theyíve jammed what remains of the original brewery into the corner and built a glass case around it so that you can look at it but itís not functional. Thatís not to sound negative, just to provide a little history. Itís actually a nice place and if the kitchen wasnít closed I would have gladly eaten here.

As it was I arrived 10 minutes before closing but they were nice enough to sell a pint and give a few free samples. Not really a whole lot of stuff that you havenít had most likely but they had some cask variations (not ticks) and a seasonal that I hadnít had before. Their IPA when fresh at (near) the source isnít bad. Cozy little place with good service. I wanted to try the muffuletta sandwich but no such luck.

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