Bear Republic Brewing Co.

Bear Republic Brewing Co.Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Bear Republic Brewing Co.Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Brewery, Bar, Eatery

345 Healdsburg Ave.
Healdsburg, California, 95448
United States

// CLOSED //

Notes: Brewpub closed in November 2019. Production brewery in Cloverdale and brewpub in Rohnert Park remain open.
BEER STATS
Average:
4.15
Beers:
100
Reviews:
9,481
Ratings:
27,295
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PLACE STATS
Average:
4.15
Reviews:
110
Ratings:
231
pDev:
10.84%
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Reviews by Beerandraiderfan:
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Beerandraiderfan from Nevada

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Cool atmosphere, patio area, dining area, usual breweriana abound. Right downtown, all kinds of cool shops, park in the middle of town. Finding the place is a little bit of an adventure, but nothing too difficult.

Quality of the beer is just dandy, as you're used to in the bottle format. Service is cheery, if not the most informed, but that's ok. Selection was decent, hoped to see more one off type of stuff, they did have some old barleywine and strong ales from the cellar available, so that was cool, but something barrel aged would have been a welcome addition. Breweries should have more stuff of a limited or only there type of nature. I can get the usual stuff at Safeway ya know? I guess they had the roggenbier and el oso which were forgettable for the most part.

Wine country, its a little pricey, wish I wasn't so full already when we ate, the garlic fries are awesome. But $12 for a burger, you've been warned.

Aug 17, 2011
More User Reviews:
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Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Sep 02, 2019
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HipCzech from Texas

4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Visited 3-July-19 and enjoyed a Racer 5 after a day of wine tastings. Quiet late afternoon crowd except for bar seating full of locals. Good offering of core brews and a few specials. Friendly efficient service. Mecom car auction on the TVs complemented the racer theme.

Jul 04, 2019
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bschmidt_37 from Illinois

3.97/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Mar 19, 2019
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sweetbrew82 from California

4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Excited I got to finally try Double Rocket and Racer 15, which were both damn tasty! And their new sour...though it was definitely underwhelming. Ordered the pastrami sandwich with fries which were mediocre at best but the Mac n Cheese with bacon for an appetizer was fantastic! Left with a growler of Barrel Aged Old Baba Yaga which was delicious. If you're stupid like me and visit the area during the Pliny the Younger release and don't feel like waiting hours in line for a beer then hit this spot right up the road. I'll def be back

Feb 11, 2019
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Buttersbrau from California

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Jan 10, 2019
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WiCowboy79 from Wisconsin

3.91/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

The brewery was a little tricky to find, but a welcomed site once inside. My party sat and ate lunch first and then bellied up to the bar. The wait staff was a little sub-par as was the food service, but the bartender was awesome! Sampled four of their beers and enjoyed everyone.

May 11, 2018
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RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

3.96/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Mar 01, 2018
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Danner3 from California

3.4/5  rDev -18.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 3.75

Feb 08, 2018
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JimiTheBastard from Nevada

2.75/5  rDev -33.7%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 2.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 2.5

Was drug there by a friend who loves this place... but I had a very average experience

Jan 19, 2018
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KKeeler from California

4.48/5  rDev +8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

The Bear Republic in Healdsburg (haven't been to the new Rohnert Park location) has a great atmosphere, service, and food. The burgers are top notch, there's a huge selection of beer and local wines; there's something for everyone in here. It's a perfect locals pub, and great to eat at if your in town wine tasting.

Jan 05, 2018
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crobinso from Colorado

3.94/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Dec 26, 2017
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leprechaunandfatman from Ohio

4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Sep 23, 2017
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hayesjw from California

4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Jun 15, 2017
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Bum4ever from California

4/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Excellent low key vibe. If you like IPA's this place is awesome, but other selection are limited. Service was fine for a busy Saturday. Decent selection of their beers. The main thing about this place is that it is basically a restaurant setting and less like hanging out at a brewery. This is not necessarily a bad thing, just a little different from other places in the area. This does mean that the food is excellent, I had the Saturday special, Salmon Avocado Sand-which and it was killer. I would say if you are near by it is definitely worth a stop for lunch and an IPA or 2.

Apr 21, 2017
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gr8fulbeerhead from California

4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Apr 15, 2017
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epyon396 from Pennsylvania

4.19/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Mar 22, 2017
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StoutAtTheDevil from Alabama

4.58/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Feb 08, 2017
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kylehay2004 from Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25

Feb 07, 2017
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Spaceman_Jer from Colorado

3.97/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Jan 31, 2017
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Goosehunter75 from Missouri

3.73/5  rDev -10.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Jan 06, 2017
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StoutSnob40 from California

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Dec 27, 2016
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socon67 from New York

4.01/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Checked this out on the drive up to Eureka. Filled with locals catching a beer, this place is cozy but non-descript considering the brand. They do offer 8oz pours which is nice since I was driving up. Food seemed to be standard pub grub.

Oct 13, 2016
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PapaGoose03 from Michigan

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

(#26 of 49) We stopped here to try their beers and to have lunch. The place is located along a busy retail street in the downtown area, and is situated off the street along a walkway that runs between two retail buildings. The large interior has good vibe, but we chose to sit on the covered rear patio that overlooks some park-like property.

We ordered the house flight and the barrel-aged flight that together consisted of 11 of the 19 beers that were on tap that day. Each of the beers was brewed very well to style, and we decided that all 4 of the barrel-aged beers deserved a B+ grade. The other 7 were given scores of either a B or a B-minus so that the overall grade was a 4.0. Some beers were were available to go in bottles, and growlers were also available.

The food here is excellent too. The outdoor setting along with the great beer and food made for a great visit. We'd definitely revisit this pub if ever in the area again.

Sep 17, 2016
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MIrvine from California

4/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Sep 16, 2016
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Brewery rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 27295 ratings