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Pearl Street Grill And Brewery

Not Rated.
Pearl Street Grill And BreweryPearl Street Grill And Brewery
Based on:
21 Beers
246 Hads
Place Score: 85
Reviews: 52
Visits: 75
Avg: 3.7
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Eatery ]

76 Pearl Street
Buffalo, New York, 14202
United States
phone: (716) 856-2337

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Reviews: 52 | Visits: 75
Reviews by PuckLSHS:
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3.95/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Pearl Street holds fond memories for me since I used to live in Buffalo for 2 years and frequent this establishment quite often. Every time I go back to Buffalo, Pearl Street is a stop on the tour for sentimental reasons.

I always order their Trainwreck, Waterfront Wheat or the Triple Double Bock depending on what is on the board and what the weather is like. Since the weather is not great out there, I opt for the heavier beers in the winter to put a little meat on the bones, if you know what I mean.

The food menu is rather good and their fish and chips are fantastic, but I am a fan of their portabello mushroom sandwich.

At times, Pearl Street is pretty hoppin', as it is right next to where the Sabres play. On a hockey night, the place gets rather packed before and after the game. The other nights, it is pretty dead, so they sometimes close early due to the lack of clientele. The service is pretty good, depending on how busy they are and if they have a band in the place or not.

There are three floorst to the restaurant. The top floor is really the game room with the pool tables, the darts and the other odds and ends bar toys. They have a bar upstairs and a almost new patio for the smokers and for the 2 months of the year that the weather is fairly decent.

The main dining room is just that, a dining room and a bar area. It is a little less noisy downstairs unless it's a game night. Then, if you want to have a party, there is another floor downstairs for private groups. It has a couple pool tables and a nice little food area.

Pearl Street is really a rather nice place to go in Buffalo if you want some brews made on premises. I do miss it and hope to be back very soon for another run at the beers.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Nyg
3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

A big selection on tap. Some really good some just ok. The food is really nice burger sandwich pizza menu

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Photo of ClavisAurea
4.39/5  rDev +18.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Vivelepositif
3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 5 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Photo of Misterphinister
3.49/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3 | food: 4

The beer is awful here. There have been numerous brewmasters throughout the years that have changed the recipe countless times. I can't even finish an American IPA here without struggling. Great place to watch a game or eat food but avoid the beers at all cost

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Photo of BeerOps
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of BvilleBrewGuy
3.91/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Steffanie
4.43/5  rDev +19.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Must visit if you're in the area. Live music on the weekends. Great, great, great food. Decent selection, rarely out of what you wanted.

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Photo of greg4579
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Iamjeff6
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of thisXwar
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of marcy222
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Danny511
5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of qcbrewer
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of abrodsky
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of cmwright33
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of generallee
4/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of spark3148857
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of timmy2b
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Local Brewery that is a great place for pre or post game for Sabres, Bandits or any event at the Arena or outdoor concert venue downtown. There are two levels, and an outdoor patio (late spring, summer and Fall) that are open to the public. There are also 2 other areas for rentals for parties, wedding receptions, etc. The Service at the bar varies between the bartenders on at the time, but they have a wide selection of different styles at all times (including blue and blue light for friends who don't take risks). The servers are fairly attentive and every meal that I have had has been good, Chicken Wings are excellent. The price for the beers is great $4.60 each last night. The price of food is a little bit higher that other places, but not overpriced for a brewery.
The beers are decent, nothing out of this world, but there is something for everyone which makes this a great meeting place pre or post event!

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Cylinsier
4.33/5  rDev +17%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Passing through Buffalo, stopped here for dinner and some brews, really enjoyed the place. Service was fast and friendly, food tasted good, prices were reasonable. Their house beers were overall pretty good and I hope to go back the next time I am passing through.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of boszormeny
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Stopped in before a Sabres game. This is the place to go, only a block away from the rink. The main level was full, but they told us we could seat ourselves in the heated outdoor patio. I was a little concerned when they told us this, but they have a full bar and lots of room. We didn't feel the cold, but that could have been the beers that helped. We had to go to the bar to get our own drinks and order our food, but its a good system because the food was quick considering how busy the place was. The beer selection was overwhelming, which isn't a bad thing in my books. There were 10-12 taps and lots of selection from light to dark beer. I tried a double IPA and a raspberry stout. Both were very tasty. Food was average pub food, but well done. We had wings, fries and other finger foods.

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Pearl Street Grill And Brewery in Buffalo, NY
85 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.