Barrio Brewing | Tucson, Arizona
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Barrio Brewing
Good based on 24 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

800 E 16th St
Tucson, Arizona United States 85719 [ print map ]
520 791 BREW

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Barrio Brewing

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24 reviews for Barrio Brewing
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  73%
 Selection  61%
 Food  67%
 Value  73%
 Overall  74%
 Rating  76%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 12/20
mrmartin  (45) New York, New York | January 19, 2015
Friendly staff and clientele. Huge space with loads of space inside and out. They have the full range of Barrio/Gentle Benís beers which are mostly decent. They have a nice shuffleboard table and a handful of unobtrusive TVís with sports. It seems like a comfortable locals place and a mellow spot for an afternoon or early evening. Discounts when the trains pass and super cheap happy hour specials. Food is standard pub fare. The NCAAle is by far the best, but they are trying new things all the time.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 13/20
Caytinator  (113) Tucson, Arizona | April 8, 2013
Cool location, out of the way, but pretty busy. Seemed rather hip & trendy. Thereís an interesting story here - they are owned by and brew the beer for "Gentle Benís" a much older Tucson brewery. The service was fine, but a little slow. The selection was pretty good, most of the Gentle Benís lineup was present and accounted for. I usually hate breweries that charge $8 for a 10oz draft of potent beers, but Iíll make an exception in this case. The food I had was good.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 3/15   FOOD 1/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 16/20
BeerIconoclast  (10) Arizona | March 12, 2013
Iíve always met cool people here. The beers are rather lackluster and "true to style" in the worst sense of the term. Nothing here will offend (except the occasional "coffee porter" that tastes of Folgerís cans), nor will it delight. Still, the Porter is usually drinkable and the staff are usually lovely girls, so one has to be a jerk to dismiss the place, and I donít.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
DukeBrewDevil  (41) Chapel Hill, North Carolina | December 7, 2012
This place defines what I picture when I think about a brewpub. Itís a pretty big facility nestled by the railroad tracks. Thereís a large bar in the middle, pool tables and other game tables off to the side. The menu is basically standard brewpub offerings with a Southwest is Tucson after all. The housemade beers were generally solid, though not great. Lots of "regulars" hanging out at the bar. Not overly unique, just a cool local brewery.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
t0rin0  (1510) Do Not Resuscitate, California | November 12, 2012
Visited 3/3/2011 during RBWG.

The place is a large building with tin siding next to a set of train tracks. Very open on the inside with lots of tables and places to sit.

Service was alright. We had one server for 15 or so of us. The place only had enough sample glasses for 3 full sampler sets.

They had 12 taps going. Most werenít noteworthy and a couple were enjoyable.

I didnt eat anything as I was already full from the giant burger that I had at Nimbus. Prices were reasonable.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
dchmela  (105) Orlando, Florida | January 29, 2012
In a warehouse on a side street. Stopped in to pick up a growler and a pint. Decent stuff on tap, tried the barrel aged scotch ale, which was decent. Had a Sonoran Dog that was decadent. Service was prompt and polite. Would definitely go back.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor  (345) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | January 21, 2012
A chill brewpub near UofA. They are located right near a railroad (which apparently is involved with beer pricing - you get a discount if you order beer when the train is going by. The locals and bartenders, of course, know this and time their ordering appropriately). There are a large number of taps, with a couple less-typical styles (ie coffee porter, scotch ale). All of the beers I tried were pretty good. I got a salad as well, which was tasty. It was not too crowded when I was there (Monday afternoon) but it is a smallish place, so I imagine it can fill quickly. There is a long shuffleboard table, but you have to pay to play. Overall, I enjoyed my time at Barrio. The beer is good and itís probably the best of the Tuscon brewpubs. Worth a stop.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
GlenVargas  (14) Missouri | January 18, 2012
I last visited Barrio on a Tuesday night, and the place still got decent business. Fortunately, Barrio has enough space (with a big wrap-around bar) that the crowd isnít really a problem. It can get a bit noisy, but the quality of the food and service can compensate for that. Barrioís beers arenít terribly expensive, but be ready to drop $20-25 if you want to get a bite and a slight buzz.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
musinj6  (37) Dedham, Massachusetts | December 11, 2011
Large, open restraunt/bar with a bit of a little bit of a sportsbar feel too it. Staff are friendly and good variety of beer selection. Sandwiches are good.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 11/20
Terminus  (343) St. Louis, Missouri | June 22, 2011
in terms of brewpubs, this place is not your typical kind of atmosphere. however, with that said, the beer here is not too good. very hard to find as well-i even got lost when convoying with a group of people! crazy! i

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