Oskar Blues Grill & Brew

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BEER AVG
3.89/5
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

303 Main Street
Lyons, Colorado, 80540
United States

(303) 823-6685 | map
www.oskarblues.com

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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
93
Reviews:
57
Ratings:
158
Avg:
4.19
pDev:
6.44%
 
 
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Reviews by StoneTSR:
Photo of StoneTSR
4.58/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

This review is for the Longmont location.

Atmosphere: The giant Dale's Pale Ale can made this one easy to spot from the Diagonal Highway. Walking in there was the smell of BBQ and an open, lodge-like setting.

Quality: Ridiculously good. The food was outstanding and the wide array of Oskar Blues offerings and guest beers was impressive. I had the barrel aged Barleywine and it was outstanding. The two pounds of wings were nice and spicy and the cheesy mac is an absolute must as a side.

Service: Our waiter was very knowledgeable and even though he was clearly busy he was able to provide good, timely and professional service. The one time he couldn't get back to the table, the manager picked up his slack and dropped off our drinks before sticking around for ten minutes or so to talk beer and provide us a few samples of his favorites. This place very clearly has its stuff together.

Selection: The menu is extensive and provides something for everyone and the beer selection is tough to beat. There were maybe 12 or so Oskar Blues offerings, four of which I had never seen before (although I am from out of state) and about 20-30 guest beers.

Food: The beer is the star of the show at Oskar Blues, but I would still eat here even if they didn't have the amazing beer selection that they do. The food is worth the trip, which makes it a good place to bring anyone, even your Macro-swill sipping buddies.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of BlackWormCultBrew
4.37/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Leiermann
3.78/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25

Photo of Nszuch8
4.58/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of tiitomireles
3.1/5  rDev -26%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25

Photo of Moose90
3.23/5  rDev -22.9%
vibe: 1.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 2.5 | food: 2.5

Vibe — OK so I can only speak for the basement portion of the building, so take this with a grain of salt, the upstairs areas may be vastly different and superior. The basement portion is dimly lit, smells of old beer, sweat, cigarette smoke and fried food. So not great. The main bar is large with ample seating and a nice enough display of the taps.

Quality — OK overall, the beers are all well made and vastly outweigh the basement environment.

Service — Good, prompt, attentive, knowledgeable and straightforward. Seemed to have a good rapport with other customers in the bar area.

Selection — A bit of a shorter list than I expected, I think there was only a total of 10-12 taps, if even that. All the regulars were on — Dales, IPA, G'Knight, Chub, Ten FIDY, Yella, etc... There were a couple extra taps of draft only stuff, but not a whole lot of special / brewery only offerings. Oh well, the core is great, and the extras were good as well, just somewhat expected to see more like Death By Coconut, or Java Fidy, or ANY of the extensive list of beers listed on this website offered on tap. I can buy cans of the year round stuff in almost any store, would have liked to have seen a more in depth list of offerings. Who knows, maybe those offerings are reserved for the Longmont Tap Rooms?

Food — Fairly limited menu, mostly standard bar fare, burgers, wings, sandwiches, etc... Our food came out quickly and tasted fine, wouldn't come back just for the food though, but then again who would?

Overall — Good overall, a pretty diverse space, and fun to see where it all began. I've been drinking OB as long as I can remember, it's always fun to go back and revisit the roots.

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Photo of gmoneyproductions
4.43/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

was here yesterday afternoon and as always had a great time
oskar blues is the cornerstone of lyons co and always a great stop on the way up to the mtns or after a bike ride or hike
vibe is sort of hokey americana music yesterday was terrible some sort of emo pandora station
quality of beer is excellent my wife and i had G'night which is always solid, the one nut brown and the new IPA
enjoyed all 3 beers they had about 10 on tap
service was excellent and attentive
selection of beers and food was great
we had hot wings, fried pickles fish and chips and a silo burger all were outstanding portions are huge
we sat in the main dining area but there is seating outside and downstairs as well as at the bar and they often have live music and they have an arcade as well.
hard to beat, always a good time

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Photo of mtbdonn
3.83/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 1

Went to the barrel aged 1050 release, which is a truly awesome beer! Great variation of other beers, very cool hang out (atmosphere) except for the 80s hip-hop music playing, but no food, other than peanuts! Waitstaff was very cool, very knowledgeable, and very friendly!

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Photo of SometimesIfart
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Photo of atone315
4.19/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Front_Ranger
3.91/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Cheesehead21
4.64/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

If you are looking for a brewery/pub that is located with a great view of the mountains and ten fidy on draft... This is the place!

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Photo of MLDucky
4.18/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Review is for the Tasty weasel.

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Photo of SlightlyGrey
4.15/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of M_chav
4.34/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.75

Really enjoyed myself here, awesome food and a great vibe. All positive attitudes from servers and plenty of beers on tap.

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Photo of MisterKilderkin
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Harborbums
4.2/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 2.5

Photo of PlatonicOtterLuv
4.23/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

The Lyons restaurant is an interesting place for sure. Service was fine, selection left some to be desired, laid back atmosphere and half-baked decor was a nice change of pace though. Great spot to drop by for a cold Dale while on the road.

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Photo of parkcenterlounge
4.98/5  rDev +18.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Excellent place. Awesome people who make awesome beers

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Photo of Taillon75
4.43/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of jacobdunne
4.64/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

The brewery tour is solid and the restaurant is delicious! Will go again and again!

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Photo of Kevin_Young
3.83/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of milwaukee512
4.79/5  rDev +14.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Stopped here between Rocky Mountain N.P. and Boulder. Dale's Pale and a few other varieties are available in Wisconsin, so I knew the beer would be good. The food was awesome, reasonable, and the service was great. Worth the twenty minute drive from Estes Park.

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Photo of ObiBeerCanobi
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of westybarnett
3.9/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

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Oskar Blues Grill & Brew in Lyons, CO
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