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Mellow Mushroom

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Mellow MushroomMellow Mushroom

Taps: 32 / Bottles: 45
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N

18 Ratings
Ratings: 18
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.06%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]

609 S Elm St
Greensboro, North Carolina, 27406-1327
United States
phone: (336) 235-2840

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @mellowgboro#

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(Place added by: Loki on 12-26-2008)
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Reviews by Durge:
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4.2/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5 | $$

Located in a fairly unassuming neighborhood on the edge of downtown Greensboro this is my first visit to a Mellow Mushroom. I am quite pleased. Had half an avacado hoagie and half a ham & cheese hoagie. Both were melt in your mouth good. The place is big and attractive with artsy stained glass windows, a generally simple, modern look but casual in feel with faux stone around a modest sized bar and lots of dining area. Then there's a slection of 30+ beers on tap with not a loser to be found. Plenty of locals like Natty and Red Oak, Highland, Foothills and Big Boss. Very nice variety of styles including seven excellent "high gravity" brews for $5 per 12 oz. Glass. All others are $4 per pint. Many of the big micros like Stone, Dogfish, Sam Adams and Bell's but a few lesser known like Atwater of Detroit. A very nicely selected variety. No shockers perhaps, but top notch. The bartendress was attentive, and helpful while offering free tastes readily. The music is very eclectic, I generally approved. Only one TV from what I could see but at least I could see it sitting at the bar. I have no complaints here and hope to visit more MM's in the future! Seems to be the best beer hang out in Greensboro now, despite a few other decent choices.

06-29-2010 02:21:38 | More by Durge
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2.5/5  rDev -39.9%

07-09-2014 02:01:52 | More by Hopcycle
Photo of dave317

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

02-09-2014 15:47:53 | More by dave317
Photo of Guitars_and_beer

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

11-04-2013 18:37:03 | More by Guitars_and_beer
Photo of irishstoutlvr

North Carolina

4.54/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75 | $$$

Mellow Mushroom has a very cool vibe.

They have a wonderful selection of beer, something to please everyone. A lot of bottles, and a great selection of taps. The staff is very friendly, and from what I have come across, very informative!!

Their pizzas are very good. I recommend the homemade pretzels. Order them when you first sit down, they take a little be to get, made fresh to order.

05-13-2013 21:10:29 | More by irishstoutlvr
Photo of bullywee

North Carolina

4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5 | $

Place - This is one place I wish that I could visit more often. Located on Elm st in downtown GSO in an older building that has been refurbed really nice. Big open restaurant with the bar on the left as you enter, the bar is long with plenty of seats at and in the bar area.

Service - The current beer dude at large - Clayton is knowledgeable, helpful and always happy to talk beer. The rest of the bar staff also seem knowelegable and helpful.

Selection - great combination of locals (Foothills, Olde Hickory, Nattys, Highland, Lonerider, Redoak, Duck Rabbit)national crafts (Ballast Point, Great Divide, Bells, New Belguim, Stone, Founders, UNITA) and rarity's on draft also a quite good bottle selection ( not far off retail $$ ). Lineup changes frequently this is what was on when I was in.

Food - Pizzas, Calzones, salads, all are good.

Overall a great place in GSO and if it keeps a good beer manager it will be the best place to grab a pint .

04-20-2012 04:07:45 | More by bullywee
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5 | $$

I made my 2nd foray here on Christamas Eve after hitting up Pipe & Pint and Bestway for some take home brews. Both times that I have been here with my wife we have had a great experience, from the atmosphere, to the wait staff, to the bartender, and to the food and brews in my opinion; it's been top rate. On this particular trip I ordered a Highland St. Terese's from the bar and took it to the table wherein we ordered tortillo soup (which was outstanding) and a small phylosophers and a small house special pizza with anchovies (both were great). Our waitress was attentive and very knowledgeable about the beers on tap. Half way through the meal I ordered a Highlands Cold Mountain Winter Ale and it arrived quickly. Even though it was Christmas Eve and they closed at 4 pm, there was a decent crowd eating and enjoying the numerous brews. I like this place, nice music, nice decor, as well as the afore mentioned attributes. I highly recommend stopping in if you are in town or live in town. For the food, the brews, the staff, and the atmosphere this beats Brixx hands down IMHO.

12-25-2011 12:12:24 | More by RedneckBeerz
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4/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$

Just like most Mellow Mushrooms I've been to the one is Greensboro is no exception, it's probably going to be an enjoyable time with good pizza and better beer. The establishment in Greensboro has some pretty good beer specials ($6 craft beer pitchers, $2.50 pints) most days of the week. Service is friendly, wait staff is pretty knowledgeable and doesn't rush you if you want to stay and drink after eating. A nice selection of South East and local brews represented at this one with a few taps dedicated to barrel-aged brews. The beers rotate quickly so there's always something new to try when one goes back.

11-21-2011 21:30:31 | More by VaTechHopHead
Photo of mandudoguyo

North Carolina

4.55/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4 | $$$


That being said:

Great staff; they remember your name (sometimes) and what you usually order (food wise...sometimes). Awesome rotating selection. Occasional Casks. $3.50 Brewery of the month (changes monthly) pints on tuesdays and thursdays with KEEP THE GLASS night every thursday for beer club members. Cool events. Have had a Randall with some fun stuff in it.

The Pourhouse currently has the most taps in Greensboro, NC with 62. The atmosphere and food do not compare to Mellow Mushroom, though. Somewhat of a sports bar, the night to go is Wednesdays when every beer is 1/2 off. (used to be all beers $2.00, but with Golden Monkey, Red and White, Pumpking, etc. on tap, i guess they got wise to that.

11-19-2011 01:47:50 | More by mandudoguyo
Photo of Metalmonk

North Carolina

4.45/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5 | $$

What's not to like here?

First, the service has always been excellent, no more so than our visit last night. We ate at the bar and chatted with a very knowledgeable gal who had plenty to offer, regarding info on the beer and food. The beer selection is excellent, the best I've found in this town, and always rotating. They've always got something new, and our barkeep told us Southern Tier's Pumking would soon be on tap, which is going to be an event for me personally (my favorite pumpkin ale, by far).

The pizza was incredible, the best I've had at any M.M. It was a shiitake pizza, and the aioli sauce drizzled over the top put it over the edge, flavor-wise. Beer-wise I had a Tommyknocker Black IPA, a Petrus Aged Ale, and a Dogfish Head Black & Red. Funny thing about the latter -- my friend spotted a fully poured glass of beer sitting there in the cooler with all the beer bottles, asked our bartender what that was all about, and she said it was an "overpour" or something, and said, "do you want it?" and gave it to us for nothing. Pretty cool.

A little surprised they even offer frosted/frozen glasses for their beer, but at least our bartender asked us which we preferred, frozen or room temp. But seriously, how can a place that takes their beer seriously offer frozen glasses? I guess that's for the folks who order Bud Light or Michelob Ultra, which they also stock. Whatever, such a minor gripe, and easily fixed/ignored with a "just say no." Excellent, excellent, excellent place to visit when you're in Greensboro. This is one large chain that's doing it all right.

10-14-2011 08:31:56 | More by Metalmonk
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Mellow Mushroom in Greensboro, NC
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