Barnstormer Brewing Company

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139 reviews
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Brewery
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  • Great Beer
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
Barnstormer Brewing & Distilling Co. is an award-winning microbrewery offering spent-grain artisan pizza, weekend brunch and other outstanding house-made pub fare alongside premium craft beer and specialty cocktails. Diners get a view of the brewing process behind glass in the restaurant where private tours are available every weekend for free. There is also a late night bottle shop where guests can taste their favourite beer styles and take them home everyday of the week. In the summer, there's even a hop garden patio for outdoor seating. Welcome aboard the new class of beer, passengers. We hope you enjoy your flight.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Brewery, Burgers, Pizzeria
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Hours of Operation
Sunday to Thursday: 11:00-11:00PM
Friday to Saturday: 11:00-1:00AM
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Phone number
(705) 481-1701
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Yonge and Little
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Entertainment
Open mic night every Tuesday, Live music Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
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Special Events & Promotions
Contact us for your event needs.
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Very nice luncheon today at Barnstormer Brewing in Barrie. Gorgeous afternoon so the roll up door was open, giving a sheltered patio feel. Crab cakes, fish tacos, mushroom brie burger and charcuterie board were all tasty and pleasingly presented. Flight of 4 beers brewed in-house provided a nice sampling. I shall return!

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5.0Dined on June 15, 2018

Hi there. Our team from work dined at Barnstormers for lunch for my birthday and it was fabulous. We had previously eaten there before and had a great experience so the choice was easy where we should go. I have had a few things on the menu from previous visits but this was the first time having the fish tacos. I quite enjoyed them. They were cooked perfectly and the beer batter was very tasty and didn't over take the fish. We will definitely be going back!

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5.0Dined on June 14, 2018

Best food I've had in s long time. Everyone loved their meal.

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4.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Great food. Good service. Loads of good beer options. Love the fresh ingredients!

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4.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Beer is overpriced, for bloody sakes, you make it right there on premises! Less than $3 for a can at lcbo, yet $8 for 16oz what gives?

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Excellent pizza
Very busy and loud And that was before the live music. However the artist was fantastic when he came on at 8:00. Great vocals 👍🏾

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Our first experience tasting Barnstormer beer was on a craft beer cruise in the Toronto harbour in 2014. After learning that the "F-Bomb Blonde" (now called 400 Blonde due to LCBO shelving rules) that we loved was brewed in Barrie, being from Newmarket, my parents took a drive up to see what it was all about! Not only was the atmosphere great, the pizza is so hard to beat, and we love the flavour of the spend crust. Also - the cajun dusted chicken wings are some of the best we've ever had. And, each time, we're always impressed with the friendly staff! They are always so friendly and helpful!
We've been back many times, including for events such as a pottery-making workshop!
We also love that we can take growlers and tall-cans to go, and are obsessed with Terry's Hot Sauce that is also available (and super reasonably priced) to take home as well! We highly recommend this location & experience!

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5.0Dined on March 1, 2018

Great meal with fantastic beer!

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Alway great! Fantastic food, great beer and wonderful service.

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5.0Dined on January 5, 2018

This is a great spot for the local craft beer and the pizza is delicious! I recommend the Crash and Burn pizza but beware - those jalapeños are HOT!!! We also enjoyed the dry wings which were tasty!

I suggest the German inspired wheat beers and my partner loves the IPAs.

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5.0Dined on October 29, 2017

Excellent beer made in house. Great food that great value and fresh. Service is always good. We go a few times per year. Love barnstormer!

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4.0Dined on October 7, 2017

Fish tacos never fail, simply cannot find anywhere that compares.
Deep fried pickles in light batter are also perfect.
Friendly service.

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3.0Dined on September 25, 2017

We visited Barnstormers from out of town while staying at a resort about 30 minutes away. The food was decent and the beer was good, but our dining experience wasn't the best. The whole meal we felt rushed although it was a Monday evening around 7pm and the place was not full. Our salads and soup arrived in a timely manner but before half of the table was finished eating the appetizers the main course was delivered to the table. We were in and out of the place within an hour and barely had time to finish one beer each. I would recommend re-examining delivery timing to allow for a more relaxed meal by your patrons.

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3.0Dined on September 20, 2017

Service was great!! Good size portion of food. The only disappointment was the cold, hard cheese curds served on the poutine. Three orders of it. The waitress offered to replace the orders , but the craving was lost. The other dishes of food were yummy.

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3.0Dined on September 1, 2017

The theming was great. We ordered the skirt steak which was good (not overly warm), but fries were excellent. However I was a little put off by the fact that they pile the fries on top of an aioli. I don't like aioli, so I wish they would have mentioned that. I wouldn't have had to waste half of my fries.

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5.0Dined on August 20, 2017

Great service. Excellent food. The mussels and burgers are wickly great! Polite server with a friendly smile. Lots of craft beer to choose from. Highly recommended.

Enjoy!!!

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4.0Dined on August 6, 2017

Repeat visit, it was a nice day, front door was open and our server was great. I was the dd so no beer but the flight at the table was enjoyed.

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5.0Dined on July 27, 2017

Was there 2 years ago and was impressed did the brewrey tour and ate and had some beer came back and still just as good service was great beer was excellent and the pizza was outstanding.

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5.0Dined on July 22, 2017

We went here twice during Barrielicious and had 3 courses for $25. The food was great, my husband had the burger and I had the pulled pork. The burger was cooked perfectly and the buns were so fresh. The brownie they had for dessert with the beer caramel sauce was to die for. This is a craft brewery and they have many choices of beer available. My husband had a pint of True North Beer and the 400. His favorite so far is the 400. Great atmosphere, I love the upcycling of the plane parts and the bowling alley tables. This is a great bar/restaurant.

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5.0Dined on July 12, 2017

Great atmosphere! Beer is fantastic! Food is the best. Always a great time here. Keeps us coming back from GTA

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5.0Dined on June 25, 2017

Never been disappointed here. Always a great experience with amazing beer selections and incredible food!

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5.0Dined on June 22, 2017

I always enjoy my visit... that's why I'm a regular!!

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3.0Dined on June 18, 2017

The setting for Barnstormer is not excellent a strip mall, with no view to speak of. However to their credit that have made the trip worthwhile, with excellent food, great craft beer created on site, good ambience inside and an interesting menu. Helped that our waitress was perfect, just enough - not too much. Also they have a retail store for beer and paraphernalia purchases. We had the Cat III Whiteout pizza. It was absolutely excellent. Don't let "white" throw you off, it is not a yucky cream sauce all over the top, you need to try this "pie", trust me!! We had the flight of home brews, they were all great. We bought some off the 400 (Hwy) and Watermelon ale. We will be back hoping to try other food items, but I can imagine going back to the Cat III it was that good!!

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4.0Dined on May 5, 2017

Great food. Cool atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2017

Always enjoy going to Barnstormer - it's close to work so we've been going there since the first week it opened - the first class fries & the white out pizza are awesome! This visit was for my birthday & we had great food in a good atmosphere. Will be back again soon!

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1.0Dined on April 1, 2017

I'm reluctant to leave a bad review as we are frequent patrons of Barnstormers and with the exception of our last visit have always had a positive experience enjoying the service, food and atmosphere. However, on this visit the customer service left a lot to be desired. We made our reservations two days prior and when we arrived another couple was just ahead of us and although they did not have reservations, they were seated in the general dining room while we were directed to a back booth, facing the kitchen, close to the restrooms and in front of a booth that was being used by staff to cash out. While sitting there waiting to be served we were privy to staff conversing with each other, commenting on the patrons (VERY unprofessional), noisily counting their change and generally discussing their shift with coworkers. There seemed to be NO regard whatsoever for that fact that paying guests were seated within immediate earshot. Food and beverages were excellent as always. We were looking forward to a evening out at one of our favorite local eateries but the experience was definitely overshadowed by the lack of customer service and professionalism displayed by some staff.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2017

Wednesday pub trivia night is our favourite date night and friends get together. We love the beer and food

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2.0Dined on March 17, 2017

Even though I had made a reservation very far in advance, we were made to wait 45 for our table. My mother who was with us, is 79 and standing in the lobby was very uncomfortable for her. The food was average. The waitress never returned to our table with change from a $20 to pay for a $7.50 drink. The live music was very good but too loud for the small space. Perhaps this is the best that Barrie has to offer, but I was very disappointed. This was a birthday celebration so next year we will look elsewhere.

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2017

Our group attended for brewhaha. 3 of us would return and recommend this event. It is a unique and worthwhile initiative. Angel, the host, is energetic and invested which resonates with all stakeholders and sets the tone for an entertaining evening.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2017

Went for lunch with my daughter.. we were on a time frame and in and out within an hour at lunch time and not rushed.
Food fabulous and I can't wait to go back. Had small gluten free pizza and ate it all ..was delicious . A small could easily feed two adults...
Love the atmosphere, décor.. selection and friendly staff.

Definitely on my " go again list.
Bonnie F

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5.0Dined on February 20, 2017

Great food and he beer can't be beat! Friendly service and love the vibe. Best local watering hole for locals living in the south end of Barrie and for beer lovers passing through.

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2017

food was outstanding, beer was even better! a new favourite!

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2017

A very enjoyable evening, good food with outstanding service. The entertainment was a lot of fun too. The one downfall was that they ran out of 400:( Overall, it was a great night out!

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5.0Dined on February 5, 2017

Cold beer and terrific pizza! Great for a friend's get together or date night.

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2017

This was one of the Saints and Sinners tour and I unfortunately didn't get here during the tour but made a point of going next time in Barrie. Worth the trip!
Courtney was great. I recommend the pizza and the 400 beer. Would like to try flights next time. Also, don't forget to look at the pictures and the aircraft assembly (on ceiling) and equipment on the short walls.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2017

One of my all time favourite spots have been often Always a great !time live there food Had my birthday there !!!

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4.0Dined on January 20, 2017

Great beer, great food, great live music, service was good, they were pretty busy so it's understandable. It's a little cramped inside. Pizza was awesome, all around definitely will be back!

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4.0Dined on January 20, 2017

The place was nice. It was a little crowed but to be expected for the beginning of barrilious. Will go back again.

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4.0Dined on January 6, 2017

The family agrees that this is one of the best pizzas around! My vegetarian wrap was amazing and filling. The live music was awesome and unobtrusive; she sounded like Melissa Etheridge! We would definitely go back again!

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4.0Dined on January 6, 2017

I was very disappointed that the wine was so overpriced. I went to the restaurant with my husband and son. Both of them are beer fans and enjoyed trying the different brews. I don't care for beer and I cannot justify paying $10 for a glass of wine. I don't understand why restaurants charge so much for wine. I buy a variety of wine at the liquor store and I can get a nice bottle for $15. Buy cheaper wine and charge less. I enjoy having a drink with my dinner and sadly next time I would let the boys go to Barnstormers on their own. It is too bad as the food was great and it had a fun atmosphere.

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