Squatters Pub Brewery

Squatters Pub BrewerySquatters Pub Brewery
BA SCORE
3.59/5
6,840 Ratings
Squatters Pub BrewerySquatters Pub Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

147 W Broadway
Salt Lake City, Utah, 84101-1914
United States

(801) 363-2739 | map
squatters.com

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Ratings:
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PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.85/5
Reviews:
47
Ratings:
74
pDev:
8.31%
 
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Ratings: 74 |  Reviews: 47
Reviews by nortmand:
Photo of nortmand
4.4/5  rDev +14.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Great young feel to this place. Feels like being in a beer friendly state. This is a definite oasis for beer drinkers in Utah.
Beer was... absolutely fantastic. The brewer took the drinking laws of Utah and said "You know what F you, I'm gonna work hard and make some fine brews and bottle some bigger brews to boot!" I find it hard to believe that many other brewers work as hard as they do here. They manage to use their expertise and create awesome beers at 4%. They have a nitro and a cask ale. I can't even say that for most Michigan places. Bravo.
Friendly service that recognized me and my friend after 4 days of continuous patronization (real word?)
Great selection of pretty damned solid brews.
Food was pretty good, but my sandwich didn't live up to the precedent set by other Salt Lake restaurants.
Overall a great place and an absolute must for any BA stranded in Salt Lake.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of flagmantho
3.85/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Squatters Pub in downtown Salt Lake is a cool and funky little spot, with a nice build-out, decent service and a view onto the brewhouse (which I always like to see). They had 10 taps (including one cask), 6 house bottles (for >4% beers) and 3 guest bottles (or "sister wives" as they put it). The beers are decent enough, if not groundbreaking; it could be worth a stop if you're in the downtown area.

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Photo of George1005
4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of Lukass
3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of SlightlyGrey
3.58/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Wasatch
2/5  rDev -48.1%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2 | service: 2 | selection: 2 | food: 2

Been here many times. Food and beer is really good, but some of those UT laws can fuck it up. Also, they charged me 3 times for my bill, until corrected.

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Photo of artdob
3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25

Had a nitro vanilla porter for first libation. Enjoyable for the style. Fish and chips was my entree. Well, actually onion rings. Only two pieces of fish though. But the reason for this stop was not beer or food - but rather High West Campfire whiskey. A solid dram - while expecting something on the smokes side, I really didn't pick up any of that essence. But the notes included cinnamon, fudge and an outstanding finish. Still looking for a sample of High West Mid Winter night ... might try the tasting room at the airport tomorrow.

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Photo of Sneakybeat
4.35/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of cbcrunch
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of vtccnway89
4.15/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Good bar food - burgers, sandwiches, salads, appetizers. Decent selection of their beers. Very good overall.

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Photo of Darhawk
3.29/5  rDev -14.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Photo of tmac
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25

Photo of SimcoeKid
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of buschbeer
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Noooddle
3.41/5  rDev -11.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 2.75

Photo of blues_fever
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

How can a state only make <5% beer and call it beer?! Thats just blasphemy.

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Photo of IckyT2012
4.39/5  rDev +14%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Great food and a solid selection of house brews. Come for the food, stay for the lively atmosphere, and buy some bottles to take home with you. The service was outstanding as well. I'll be back here on my next visit.

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Photo of Asnsick
4.3/5  rDev +11.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Great place. They do not let a glass go empty.

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Photo of AdamTebbs
4.98/5  rDev +29.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

I used to be a regular here when I was at the U of U. I love this place. GREAT food and chasing tail will always hold a very special place in my heart. I come here every time I go back home.

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Photo of McAfee85
3.31/5  rDev -14%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3

Photo of cbutova
3.89/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Visited on my first night of two nights staying in downtown SLC; a much needed rest after about 16 days of camping on and off. We actually arrived here during a Mormon holiday but this place was still open for regular hours and quite busy actually. As far as brewpub beer goes the product was above average with clean and fresh flavors. We had some appetizers which were good. Decor was good and the bar was just huge. They also had a nice setup upstairs with a smaller bar and view of the kitchen. Worth a shot for any craft fan and especially those who are into brewpubs specifically. In a land of limited beer opportunities it was nice to see places like this, BeerHive, Uinta and Epic.

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Photo of seabeemom
2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

Photo of LadyCraft
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Redrover
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Squatters Pub is a nice airy space with soaring ceilings, exposed brick, wooden beams and posts. There are well worn wooden floor and some nice art work and banners (Oktoberfest Banners when I was there).

The long two section bar is on the right, tables to the left. The tanks are behind the front part of the bar, the open kitchen behind the back part of the bar. There is more seating in back plus they have a nice patio.

I counted 12 regular drafts and 6 rotators. I had a couple of drafts and thought they were solid. Bottle selections have more abv, so keep that in mind if you want a bigger beer.

The food was tasty and the menu is definitely a step-up from normal pub grub. I had some tasty carnitas tacos.

Service was friendly and seemed beer savvy.

I enjoyed my visit and I think most BA s will.

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Squatters Pub Brewery in Salt Lake City, UT
Brewery rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 6,840 ratings
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