Yard House - Town Square

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

45 Ratings
Ratings: 45
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: n/a
Taps: 150
Bottles: 3
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

6593 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89119-3236
United States
phone: (702) 734-9273

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @yardhouse

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(Place added by: paulyrimz on 04-26-2008)
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Photo of frazbri
3.25/5  rDev -18.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Visited the Yard House for dinner on a Thursday evening. The location is through the winding drives of the Town Square shopping center south of the Vegas strip. (Wait for a cab was short afterwards)

Walking towards the door, windows displayed the dozens and dozens of kegs being dispensed. The general appearance was clean and cool. Inside, the large rectangular bar centered the room. Metal and brick gives the room a modern, industrial feel. Commercial and sturdy.

We stopped at the hostess stand and were quickly seated. We were handed menus and began the selection process. The beer menu and the food menu are both long, so it may take a little time to decide. There was a wide range of bar fare. Pizza, pasta, salads, sandwiches, and vegetarian fare were listed. I eventually choose the pepper crusted gorgonzola burger with truffle fries, and it was tasty.

With over one hundred beers to choose from, one would expect to be amazed, but I was hoping for something more. I wanted to see some more uncommon choices. I wanted casks and really special seasonals. Am I jaded? (I did enjoy my Dechutes Black Butte)

Service was slow. When we first sat down, we ordered water, but hadn't picked our beer yet. Our waters were dropped off, and pretty well drained before we make our order. Our food also came slowly. It wasn't cold, but it wasn't as hot as it should have been.

I'd say Yard House is solid, but I wouldn't make a special trip here. (especially by cab)

Photo of Domingo
4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Came here after the giant disappointment that is Aces & Ales. Say what you want about it being a chain - that pretty much guarantees a ton of fresh taps and consistent service.
Like most other locations, this one has literally about 100 taps, and as expected about 90% of them are good, and about 30% of those are full-on stellar. Everything from everyday items like SNPA and Sam Adams to Rogue Hazelnut, DFH 90 Minute IPA, Spaten Optimator, Arrogant Bastard, and several St. Bernardus brews. Prices are fairly low, too. Especially considering what beer tends to go for on the strip. These are pretty much "normal" prices for the rest of the country. Have a macro-loving friend? A quick glance reveals options for those folks, too.
Not exactly the most fun place to hang-out ever (it looks like any other restaurant), but there's nothing overtly wrong with it either.
Food's pretty good, and the service was quick. We ordered 7 different beers and all of them were back at the table in less than 2 minutes. We simply ordered some snack appetizers (you're in Vegas - there are better places to eat, obviously) and they were tasty, reasonably priced, and out in minutes.
This is a great alternative to the many places on the strip with so-so beer selection at inflated prices. Take a quick cab south of Mandalay Bay and hit this place up for a great selection, service, prices, etc.

Photo of nrbw23
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I heard about this place from a waitress in Planet Hollywood.

About a ten minute drive south of the strip in an outdoor mall. Took a bit to find it.

Walked in the doorway and off to the left is a hallway with rows and rows of kegs. The atmosphere is pretty modern and trendy. A lot of dark colors and metal. A huge bar in the middle with two towers that a wrapped with tap handles. Claim to have the largest selection at 160 but I'd say it was closer to 100 but still impressive.

Food was probably a bit of a step from average pub food. Pretty solid.

Service was solid. The waitress was there the second our glass was close to empty and had a pretty good knowledge of the beer she was serving.

Price was pretty reasonable compared that to the prices on the strip.

Photo of madtappers
4.45/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Visited this establishment on the advice of a bartender at Pour 21 in NY NY.

Yard house has more of a night club/20 something vibe than an ale house. So if your ok with loud music, pretty girls and lots of beer on tap venture off the strip and check it out, if not try the Burger Bar.

They have at least a 100 different beers on tap. Include 4 house beers and many main stream and non-main stream selection, from Coors Lt to Dog Fish Head to Chimay.

Food could be consider the norm for a bar of this type, but very good at that.

Wait staff know there beers and is more than willing to help you decide on a beer that fits your tastes.

Photo of Radome
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

A - Loud and bustling inside. Music was too loud in the dining room for comfortable conversation. Quiet and relaxing outside after dark. Beautiful weather (of course).

Q - I got Gulden Draak on tap. It was served in a goblet at a good temperature. Beer seemed fresh and well kept, but the carbonation was too low.

Service - Wait staff was friendly and helpful. Took my server's suggestion for the jambalaya as "a great dish, just not traditional jambalaya." Perfect description and I agree.

Selection - Claim to have world's largest draft beer selection. Could be, but much of it is mainstream. The night I was there the waitress said they had 147 out of 160 taps going.

F - Food selection was extensive and reasonably priced. The quality, taste and presentation of the food I saw was impeccable. Truly impressive.

V - The beer and food was a little expensive, but not out of line for Vegas.

Overall, a good beer and food experience in a town where Bud Light Lime is considered a specialty beer.

Photo of Provocajade
4.53/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

We dont have much for great places to grab a brew so I'll take it where I can get it. Yeah, I am not much for chains, but this one I think deserves some kudos for carrying such a variety which is not a possibility for many mom n pop stops. Yeah nothing there is quite rare on tap, but it is a wide selection...I guess for some of the" beer elite" they wont be impressed, but to me the amount on tap is something to be happy about.

It doesn't have the charm of a neighborhood bar, but makes up in selection and surrounding attractions. Sometimes too, its a plus for us that this is not just a beer bar. It's some place that we can take our folks, it's a place we can meet up with friends who have kids for lunch who dont really like beers, but everyone can leave happy with their wide variety of foods. Prices are reasonable compared to the strip, but I mostly come to the Happy Hour to get a great deal. I love that they do reverse happy hours for late night/swing shift people like us who never get to partake on the usual 5-7 kind of hours.

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Just wanted to mention officially what is on the HAPPY HOUR

Monday - Friday * 3PM - 6PM
Sunday - Wednesday * 10PM - Close

Martinis & Beer

Domestic Pints $3.50 * Craft/Import Pints $4.25 - $4.50 * Goblets $4.75 - $5.00
Well Drinks $4.25 * House Martinis $6.00 * Wine By The Glass $2.00 OFF

Sliders: Classic, Béarnaise, Pastrami or Turkey Burger $6.75

Select Half-Priced Pizzas

BBQ Chicken * Four Cheese * Pepperoni & Mushroom * Margherita * Ham & Pineapple * Spicy Thai Chicken

Select Half-Priced Appetizers

Spinach Cheese Dip * Moo Shu Egg Rolls * Fried Calamari * Fried Chicken Strips * Firecracker Wings * Buffalo Wings * Chinese Garlic Noodles * Grilled Jamaican Wings * Chilled Edamame * Onion Ring Tower * Chicken Nachos * Hawaiian Poke Stack * Seared Ahi Sashimi * Chicken Lettuce Wraps * Spicy Tuna Roll * California Roll * Blue Crab Cakes

Photo of foamee
3.41/5  rDev -14.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

The Yard House is a beer bar in an upscale shopping mall at the south end of the Las Vegas Strip. Very large, there are about 50 booths around the perimeter and about 50 more tables surrounding the very large bar. There is also an outdoor area. The center pieces of the bar are the two beer tap towers, each with 80 taps. Lots of beer !! But actually nothing special or unique. Make a list of the most popular beers in the world; imports, macros, and micros. This list is what they serve. A caveat: The tapped kegs are in a small, glassed in room up front on the way to the rest rooms. Some of the lines from the kegs to the taps are probably over 100 feet long.

Photo of rudyarmand
4.58/5  rDev +14.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

I travel to Las vegas twice a year for sales meetings and conventions. I do not gamble so dining out with friends and colleagues has become my favorite activity.

There are countless good restaurants in Vegas, but except for the Burger Bar at Mandalay, there are really few good places for beer. Sure there's Gordon Biersch and some German place, but they have a very limited selection.

When I heard that the Yard House was coming to Las Vegas, and it was situated right down the block from Mandalay, I knew that I had to go and try it out.

It has been two years and four trips now and the Yard House has become my favorite place to go in Vegas. I always go during the week for happy hour, and we load up on half price beer and appetizers. All the food is good. All the beers are good. All the servers are good.

This last trip, we sat in a booth (5 of us) and ate and drank for over two hours and the bill was under $100.00.

A great value, and a fine beer selection.

For others who live for matching glassware, I enjoy it to. But if I have a choice of drinking a Chimay in a Chimay glass for $7, or in a generic goblet for $3.50 and it is exactly the same beer, I can live without the matching glassware!

Don't be a snob and miss out on this place. Also, stay away from the Freakin' Frog. They have matching glassware but they suck.

Photo of Mel61
4.53/5  rDev +13.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Well worth a visit to this relatively new bar in "Town Square" a mile or so South of the strip.
The Deuce bus stops outside the square which is handy if you want to sample a few beers.

On entry I was amazed at the selection of beer, the taps are lined up all around a central alcove to the bar, there is at least 160 I believe.

We were a little dissappointed to be told that the sampler choice was only 2 lists of 6 pre chosen beers. Nevertheless we went for them and found the quality excellent.

We also tried the chicken wings which were excellent.

Highly recommended, just a shame we didn't have longer to visit a few more times!

Photo of ZimZamZoom
4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

What can I say? My second Yardhouse location and this one did not disappoint. The tortilla soup was just as good (best I've had anywhere) and the burger I had was outstanding.

A bit off the beaten path from the strip, but worth a cab ride for the beer selection alone. I had a very fresh Ruination, and a SN Anniversary. Ordered an Old Rasputin at one point but received something that was not even close. Server graciously took it back.

Town Square area is a decent place to stroll around while you are out there.

Photo of charlottebeerguy
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Finally had the chance to check this place out after have moved to Las Vegas a month ago. First impression was pretty great a truth window showing all the kegs was pretty awesome.

Happened to sit down at the start of happy hour lucky for me how can you beat a pint of stone anything for 3 bucks. Not to mention half price apps. Was pretty hungry so grabbed a couple apps to split with the GF

Service was excellent I cant remember our servers name for the life of me but she def knew her beer and for that alone is worth a big tip in my book :) The selection of beer is pretty solid, mostly west coast and quite a few imports, I think the number on tap was somewhere around a 150 or so but based on how busy it was when I stopped in I would say they are def turning over those kegs so freshness should not be an issue it wasn't with any of the brews I tried.
So if your in the Las vegas area def check out this branch I recommend it highly

Photo of KNORDSTROM
4.88/5  rDev +22.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

I have now been to 7 Yardhouse's. This one kicked some major A**. From the moment you walk in and see this long cooler filled with kegs after kegs to the left you know it's gonna be a fun night.

The service was out of this world. Couple of bartenders Like Brian, Tisa,DJ And the some of the best manager's I've ever in countered.

FOOD . Fantastic(slider's,t-bone and shrimp. and sourdough) YUMMY!

ABOUT 160 TAPS STONE,KONA,LOST COAST,ANDERSON VALLEY,ROGUE

WILL GO BACK AGAIN SOON!! REAL SOON!!

P.S. GREAT COMEDY CLUB RIGHT OUT THE FRONT DOOR'S

Photo of VegasBill
4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

This Town Mall or whatever one wants to call it was built really fast and I mean even by Vegas standards. The interior decor is a little different than the others I have been in and to me it is more comfortable.
On a recent week I had two late afternoon meetings with casino types and both were complaining how slow business was. I then went to the Yard House and it was packed!! and this is a week when nothing was going on in Vegas. This one seems to have a little better selection of micros but I have heard from more than one person that everyone here drinks BMC and the freshness of the beer is a big problem.
UPDATE 9/20/11 I stopped in here for lunch today, and started with the usual questions, any new IPA's answer no any new pilsners answer no, anything from Tenaya Creek, blank stare so I said you have never heard of this micro right, the bartender said no never heard of it . OMG Tenaya Creek is a Las Vegas based micro in business for 10 years or more. I ordered a grilled romaine entree salad, I recieved a grilled artichoke. While I was there a hostess came by with a arm full of menus, Yardhouse menus have a hard cover, she hit my barstool so hard she moved it, no are you OK, no I am sorry, she just kept walking. Yardhouse Corporate, the ship is taking on water!!

Photo of goatgoat
4.28/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I just went to Vegas for a friend's 30th birthday. Her brother suggested the Yard House and I went there right after I dropped my bags at the hotel room.

Okay... I was starving. They had a fairly extensive menu of pub food and standard American fare. I had the french onion soup. It was outstanding. (I was starving)

The tap list was extensive. Mostly west coast brewers, some midwest, some east coast. I've never seen Chimay _on tap_ but there it was. Unfortuneatly I had a head cold which prevented me from enjoying most of the brews. It didn't stop me from ordering them. So my first Anderson Valley Hop Ottin was enjoyed in a very handicapped state. A buddy I was with said it smelled outstanding and took a sip even though she knows she hates IPAs. She still hated the bitterness, but took a sniff every now and again.

I made a recommendation to 2 folks at the table for Lost Coast Great White. Turns out they didn't like it, thought it was skunked (I had no sense of smell). The server explained that it was probably the blend of spices... but she made good anyways, by bringing them different beers without charge. Plus she told me a place I could score some Abyss.

The only negative aspect was the incredibly NOISY atmosphere. You could be heard by the person next to you, unless you were yelling. At least on Saturday night.

Overall, it was a very good bar. I loved a bunch of things about it, but the service was really impressive. I understand that my first 1-2 nights in Vegas are always the most enjoyable but I did rate it with that in mind.

Photo of tmoneyba
4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

In town for business and went here for eastern time dinner. Mid-day.

Keg cooler in view behind glass as you come in the door. Bar in the center with taps circle in the center.

Weather was pleasent so we sat on the patio and had a dip app and the seafood lunch on menu. Both were good portions and very good flavor.

I found four west coast beers I had not had before and was pleased with that. I can understand why someone from the west coast would think the beer selection was boring.

Could not stay for Happy Hour, my lose I believe. $3 pints and half price apps.

Nice upscale tap location with good food.

Photo of xmorgan
3.55/5  rDev -11%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

The WALLMART of Tap Rooms.

Las Vegas, Just before Christmas (2008) The whole town is slower then normal due to the economy. I went here as a last minute decision to get out a town for Christmas (to cold).

One decision was a place to get decent beer. Or so I thought.

The Yard House claims to have the worlds largest selection of draft beer. It may, with well over 100 beers on draft, maybe 200.

That is nice, but the place is not a dream come true, to a real beer lover. As it has no soul, it has no vibe, it looks nice, like something you would expect in Vegas, glitzy and boring. The food and service were excellent though and I really enjoyed the food I ate The beer tenders were responsive and did a good job. My fault with the place is it has no soul. Sure they play rock and roll, and put on Monday night football, that may be the problem. It cant decide to be a sports bar or beer bar, and caters to thous who don't care.

The taps though plenty had few surprises, few rare beers and all served in the same glassware. They have no wall mounted beer menu, you have to keep asking for the beer list and there is no attempt to bracket the beers by style.

I like a list on the wall, that maybe shows beer by type, or at least company, country. The lists is the menu and it disappears like a state secret once you order.

No information on the beer itself, as if you should know what your ordering. This is the Wallmart or Costco of tap rooms. They do have beer mixes, not my style as I find the whole mixing beer appalling. The selection of American Craft beers is limited to only a few brands. This is probably due to the fact that this place is all about volume, speed and money.

Give me the Toronado in San Francisco, that place has soul, that place is a beer mans house of joy.

The Yardhouse, a Fraternity hangout for people who don't know much about beer but like to pretend they do.

When you pour mixed drinks, wine and bud, how can you be a place for real beer. No Firkins, no bottles, no soul.

Sure I will go back, I liked the food and service I found decent beers, but only as there are few alternatives here. When I am back in San Francisco, I will hug the bar tender at the Toronado.

Photo of amietaj1
4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

The Yard House is located in the Town Square (an outdoor mall) about 1.5-2 miles south of the Strip (closer to the airport). It is tucked back into the mall, but once you find it, you'll be glad you did.

When you first enter, you walk past the row of kegs, and at this point you know your in for a treat, as it appears there are more kegs than one could count. The atmosphere ventures toward being a bit "trendy," but in a good way. We had a +45-minute wait, but it was a Saturday night around 9pm, so I can't really complain.

The bar lies in the center, with the taps wrapping around both sides. I never saw what the final count was, but it was certainly in the mid 100's. Being from Ohio, I was excited to see many beers I couldn't get back home (Deschutes, Firestone, Alaskan, etc.). Great Belgian selection, too!

The food was excellent as well, with dressed-up versions of many of the classic bar food selection, ranging from Bernaise sliders to Jamaican wings. I'd recommend the Hawaiian Poke stack. Service was on point, as well. Never even had half an empty glass before the waitress was back around to check, as well as offer advice on which beers to go with next.

All in all, this was a great stop. If you are planning a trip to Vegas and are a beer person, make sure you plan on swinging through here at some point during your trip.

Photo of gixxerman
4.78/5  rDev +19.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Vegas has its beer mecca!

127 taps - a boatload of micros = awesome.

If is off the strip about 1.5 miles south of The Luxor, but well worth the taxi fare.

Our pints were 3.75 a pop, quite the Vegas value. The bartenter was very attentive and on the spot when our pints went low.

Did not try the food - saved that for the Texas de Brasil around the corner.

I hit Vegas 2 or 3 times a year, and this will be part ogf the regular rotation - Thank You YardHouse for bringing good beer to Las Vegas!

Photo of buffettfan
4/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Had my wife's birthday dinner here on a weekend trip to Vegas. I had never been to a Yard House, so I was excited to try it!

I loved the open view of the keg room. Got me wanting to get in right away! This was a Sat night in Las Vegas, so it was pretty busy. However, we only waited about 10 minutes for a table. We were sat down, and I went over the beer selection with my wife, and our family. The waiter was fairly helpful. However, I got the impression he new about the beers they had on tap, but not really about beer in genreal. However, he was helpful, and made a few good recomendations for my wife. I had a Tres Pistoles, and Ruination. 1st time I had ever had either one on tap.

Food was very good. Not cheap, but not outragous either. It was a very nice evening. I would recomened anyone that likes beer to try this place out.

Photo of Here4Beer
3.68/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

So the applebee's of beer joints has made it to Las Vegas, however the luxury of personally knowing that the GM and a regular floor manager are exceptionally competent at their gig, I knew I had to check this place out more than a few times before posting a review.

All the things you'd expect from a mainstream establishment, GordonBiersh'esque stainless steel interior with well thought out art and ambiance lighting, outdoor seating, and essentially a wonderful dining environment. Even when extremely busy the traffic tends to surround only the bar patrons, and therefore most table diners are left alone. The food is excellent, and in my opinion as it should be, as all kinks with the menu should have been ironed out in the CA stores, among other locales as well.

The only qualm with this establishment is, since I'm assuming it is similar to other mainstream dining venues, is that it is susceptible to a high turnover rate among employees and therefore the training and overall beer knowledge (I'm leaving dining out of this review...)is often shoddy. In the four times I've drank at the Vegas location the bartender/server has never heard of or understood the concept of the following: Oatmeal Stout, A Belgian Trappist, A Belgian Lambic, and even refused to pour a new drink in replacement for the stale and obviously outdated Ephemere that was set in front of my date.

Judge as you wish, and feel free to consider me a grumpy gent with a sore eye for mainstream establishments, however upon granting this place more than three attempts I know I like this place more for its dining. This is beer advocate after all, correct?

Photo of riored4v
4.28/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Been going here since opening day and have gone a half-dozen times atleast. By far, it's my favorite place in Vegas to go for a good offering of drafts, food and a good time.

On average, the service has always been good. We usually go during mid-afternoon and sometimes late at night for their Happy Hour. I've never waited more than 10-15min for a table. Once seated, the servers are usually friendly and quick. 160 taps and also have some unique mixed-beer offerings.

Food has always been excellent. Seared Ahi is my favorite dish, but everything else I've had has always tasted extremely good.

Beer selection is the best in Vegas. Out of the times I've gone, there have only been 2 times where they have been out of what I've ordered. Happy Hour prices take the cost of pints down $1 and also make for half-priced appetizers.

When going with large groups of people, they have also always been helpful in splitting the bill up if desired.

All in all, a great place and I'm very happy to see that this place made it out here. I'll be back many times.

Photo of JBogan
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Visited on a Thursday around 5 pm during happy hour which runs from 3 - 6 pm on weekdays.

Personally I thought the parking situation was excellent, with hundreds, maybe thousands, of parking spaces available within less than a two minute walk from the Yardhouse.

The atmosphere of the room itself was nice, tastefully decorated yet not by any means stuffy. Plenty of screens to watch all the games, good sized tables with nicely padded seats. I didn't venture out onto the patio but it looked somewhat nice and had a few dozen tables.

Being happy hour, it was very busy, with all tables appearing full. However my friend and I walked in and were seated promptly with no wait.

The service was wonderful. Wish I could remember our waitresses name but she came around just often enough, but not too often. Just the perfect balance. She also knew the beer and food menu well and answered all my questions easily.

The selection of beers was good. I suppose by almost any other standard it was excellent, as it has 160 beers on tap. However for some reason nothing really jumped out at me as being something I just HAD to try. I'd already had most of the beers on the list at one time or another, and pretty much everything worthwhile on the list is available for purchase at either Lee's Discount Liquors or Khoury's here in Vegas. However if you live here and don't get to those places much, or if you're an out of towner just visiting then you might see quite a few brews here that look mighty tempting.

The food my friend and I had were also on the happy hour menu, so they were half priced. I had a margherita pizza which was excellent and my friend had sliders which he said were very good.

As for value, well it depends on what time of day you go. As mentioned, we went during happy hour and so everything we had was half off, and so therefore it was quite a deal. $22 total for two drinks,a plate full of sliders and fries and a good sized pizza. However at regular price I'd say it might be pushing it a bit.

Anyways, if you're a local looking for another place to try, or a tourist looking to sample something besides hotel food and beer, then I'd recommend the Yardhouse, especially if you go there during happy hour.

Photo of charlzm
3.8/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 2 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Visited on Sunday, 05/11/08 at about 3:00pm.

Parking is virtually nonexistant here unless you want to valet. I hate doing that, so I parked over by The Guitar Center. I can only imagine that the walk from the parking lot during the summer heat is going to make you want to drink a good beer even more than the urge that drove you to seek this place out to start with.

Inside, the first thing I noticed (besides that the place was packed to the gills) was the art. Lots of really cool canvases decorate the walls of this place. It's really different than the other Yard Houses I've been to.

Similar to all the other ones, though, it's crazy busy and, despite all the good beer, it seems at least half the people there are drinking something non-alcoholic. They also have the long, overhead beer lines and the keg storage far, far away from the bar.

We waited at the bar about twenty minutes for a table. My friend sacrficed and let me have the one open seat. He stood. We had some pretty good pints before we were paged for seating.

The food was tasty and pretty well executed (though I think my chicken was a tad underdone), but I wouldn't come here for the food alone.

Yes, lots of TVs showing an NBA playoff game which elicited frequent roars from those seated at the bar. If you're not into sports, it can be unnerving at best and supremely annoying at worst.

Photo of rousee
3.95/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

They whipped this Town square development up in no time--even the locals agree that it was built extremely quickly. I was here in October and it wasnt much more than a shell and here it is in April- all built and new. There are a bunch of other restaurants and bars in here and Yardhouse is kind of tricky to find. It is kind of on the edge of the development closer to the Mandalay Bay side rather than the airport side.

The decor is kind of typical brewpub style with lots of steel and big glass windows to allow you to see all the kegs and such. There is an outdoor seating section as well and the place is pretty jam packed with people. This is at like 3:30 on a Friday afternoon which also happens to be happy hour.

My patience was rewarded as I managed to get some seats at the bar and all US craft beers are $1 off per pint of the regular $4.25 or $4.50 cost so that makes it a pretty darn good deal for good quality beers that are fresh and tasty.

I opted for a Deschutes pale ale which I loved and I had a second one. Also had a Kona longboard lager too which was a great light one to cap everything off.

They have happy hour prices on some food items too also. For food, its half off the regular price. I got a rare tuna ahi thing that was excellent and one other item that was good that I cant remember.

Fairly similar to the San Diego location decor wise but it seems so much more needed here. It really gives a good option for beer close to the strip w/o the strip prices which have become somewhat Manhattan-esque recently.

One other thing to note--no video poker or slot machines in here. It is kind of nice to find a bar/restaurant in LV without these for a change of pace.

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3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 4

I visited in early April 2008, just a few weeks after the opening. This is not an easy place to find since it is in this big town center with a boatload of shops and restaurants. It is near the rear of the complex close to the west parking garage.

When walking in you first notice a room with about 100+ kegs that are tapped supplying the bar area. The restaurant has a nice feel to it, and the bar is very large and oblong with about 45+ stools around it. The 100+ taps are clearly visible, but you need to walk around the bar to see the entire selection. The beer menu is listed in alphabetical order which is nice if you are looking for something specific. There is also an outdoor dining area.

They claim about 160 taps, but unfortunately about 40 were unavailable - worse yet the first two I ordered were not available. Defintely a nice selection but there is a lot of macros and easy to find micros. Loads of west coast beers, with some germans and belgians too. The only local beer on tap is Sin City - too bad Chicago or Big Dog's aren't available.

One beer I had was a Deschutes Mirror Pond, and it was a bit old tasting compared to what I have had at other bars. The Lost Coast beer I had was fresher. This may relate to the large selection and the fact some are not moving as quickly as others.

I had a pizza and and an appetizer which were both good and served quickly. Service was spotty as the bartenders were friendly but slow in getting back through the number of drink requests.

This place was defintely worth a visit and a great addition to the Vegas beer scene, but I personally still prefer the local brewpubs Chicago and Big Dogs.

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Yard House - Town Square in Las Vegas, NV
90 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.