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Harry's Bar & Burger

Not Rated.
Harry's Bar & BurgerHarry's Bar & Burger
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

16 Ratings
Ratings: 16
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 12.8%
Taps: 5
Bottles: 58
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

121 N Main St
Providence, Rhode Island, 02903-1309
United States
phone: (401) 228-7437

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @harrysburgers

Notes:
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(Place added by: hhkal17 on 07-09-2012)
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Reviews by buschbeer:
Photo of buschbeer
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

I stopped in here while vacationing in New England. I was hoping to grab a burger and a couple beers. I stopped in on a Thursday evening. This place in tiny. There were only a handful of bar stools, and they were full. We sat along the back wall on a couple stools. We got up to order our beers and someone swooped in on our seats. We ended up standing and having a beer. The selection was decent. It had local selections. We never ate since we didn't have a seat. Did I mention this place is tiny? I regret not eating there. The locals raved about the burgers. It was a cool little dive. Just don't expect a seat unless it is off hours.

buschbeer, Nov 03, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of ChrisinRI
4/5  rDev -3.4%

ChrisinRI, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of MasterDebator
3/5  rDev -27.5%

This is a restaurant group place with only a few taps with one dedicated to Old Speckled Hen, one of my least favorite beers. Bottle selection appears stagnant. Food is good however. This is not on my radar as a craft beer place.

MasterDebator, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of MakeMineADoubleJack
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

The burgers (slider-sized, but just a tad larger) are delicious. I highly recommend the Fungus Among Us. Dynamite! The draft selection is limited, but I have no problem with that when the choices are good. Enjoyed me a Little Sumpin' Extra :)

The bottle/can list is larger and has some good local options as well as other things. The place is pretty tight inside so I'm glad I was the only one sitting at the bar.

MakeMineADoubleJack, Sep 30, 2014
Photo of Highbury09
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

Highbury09, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of GJ40
3.65/5  rDev -11.8%

My wife and I stopped in for a beer while staying downtown. The place is very small and was packed but had a good vibe and some happy people.

The tap list is very limited but solid. We each had Sixpoint Apostle IPAs on cask. They were tasty but the glass size was quite small. The $5.50 price was a little steep given the glass size and it was annoying for them to then tack sales tax on top of that.

There was little room to stand in so we kept it to one beer and moved on. The food that passed by us looked awesome. I plan to get back on a quieter night when I can sit at the bar and enjoy a beer and burger.

GJ40, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of Jmac597
5/5  rDev +20.8%

Jmac597, Jul 12, 2014
Photo of mk_ultra
5/5  rDev +20.8%

mk_ultra, Jun 20, 2014
Photo of BColton1
4/5  rDev -3.4%

BColton1, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of Bla
3.63/5  rDev -12.3%

Although this place suffers from only having six taps--one of which is permanently devoted to Old Speckled Hen--when you hit it right, your timing is well-rewarded. They tend toward the hoppy IPAs and seem to avoid local brews. Still, with half-priced sliders from 3-5 every weekday, it offsets the high-priced drafts. Worth a visit in a pub crawl or for the aforementioned sliders. Real shuffleboard table in the basement not bad either--and Dario knows his stuff!

Bla, Dec 27, 2013
Photo of Brendog9
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Brendog9, Oct 10, 2013
Photo of ipamonster
4.73/5  rDev +14.3%

Dario behind the bar is great. The sliders are a great side dish to the beers. The selection is limited, but good. The bottles are a little stagnant compared to the drafts which are changed out frequently. Neat stuff you don't find everywhere. The fries are awesome and make sure you rub the cow on the way in.

ipamonster, Jun 19, 2013
Photo of aaudette
3.73/5  rDev -9.9%

I had heard good things about this place and the other reviews also suggested a solid place.

As expected, the food was good, even better than good. There is a limited menu that focuses on burgers and the burgers do not disapoint. The draft selection was limited, as advertised, 4 drafts and one cask. The selections were good for such a small list - Old Speckled Hen, Widmer Black IPA, Breckenridge Boch, Newport Storm 12, and Gritty Black Fly Stout on cask. The service was pleasant and quick.

Then came the bill and the whole thing changed. $7.00 for a Breckenridge 14 0z draft and get this, $9.50 for a 14 oz cask Gritty. I asked if there was an error as the prices were "silly." No such luck. The response was that these were "expensive" beers.

Buyer beware. Of course, they do not list beer prices. Maybe ownership will reconsider this folly.

aaudette, Feb 06, 2013
Photo of JohannesRaatz
4.18/5  rDev +1%

Located on the edge of Brown University's campus, the the name of the locale quickly spells out their focus: Harry's Bar & Burger. Their food menu is composed mostly of a melange of burger specialties, with a few other bar food options.

This place stuck out for one main reason: they offer beer boots! 58 ounces of very good beer. After drinking so much of it, I do not even remember what they poured (it's a couple of months after the fact, too). If you're looking for a challenge, grab yourself a boot at this place. Give yourself more than an hour to finish; you'll need it.

The staff was exceptionally friendly.

JohannesRaatz, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of WORT
4.3/5  rDev +3.9%

Went with a few guys after work to have some sliders, a few beers and to play shuffle board. The sliders were great and the sweet potato fries were excellent. They have 4 beers on tap and 1 cask. The bartender wasn't sure what was on cask and thought it had been on for quite a while. They had Mayflower Thanksgiving, Heavy Seas Winter Storm, Old Speckled Hen and one more that slips my mind. I stuck with the Thanksgiving and the Winter Storm because they were just tapped this week.

They seem to rotate their taps quite frequently evidenced by all the tap handles on display around the bar and the first floor dining room.

We will definitely be back for some end of the work day beers and burgers.

WORT, Nov 21, 2012
Photo of ant5431
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

burgers, good beer and not much else but really do you need more?
they have hot dogs as well as chili etc but that's about it except for some kick ass burgers which they serve as 2 sliders.
The beer list is pretty awesome for such a small place 5 on tap which they are quick to let you sample plus another 50+ bottles along with a great friendly staff.
Only bad part is a very small bar which fills up fast but they do have dinning in back as well as up stairs and lets not forget shuffle board down stairs!!!

ant5431, Oct 08, 2012
Harry's Bar & Burger in Providence, RI
92 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.