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American, Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 27 May 2021

Went there once. Food ok, place is a shambles! The menu was sufficient to choose from, but the place was so scuzzy that we would never return.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 24 June 2020

My wife and I stopped here for their Friday night fish fry which is one of our favorite fish frys in this area. They have several tables sit up on the premises which was nice. Great service and friendly people.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 6 January 2020

We always have a great experience when we stop by Bobby’s Barrel Inn. The Bloody Marys are something else! We absolutely love their breakfasts, they are phenomenal and the specials are always changing. We were fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to try out...some of the first pizzas they made in their new pizza ovens and we were not disappointed! So delicious and cheesy with the best sausage ever that we’ll be coming back soon for lunch or dinner. Thank you for making us feel like family Bobby’s Barrel Inn Staff! See you soon. Barbi and JasonMore

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 27 November 2019 via mobile

The place is probably good if you are a regular we were confused at the beginning I felt like we came in the kitchen no one greeted us we found an empty booth and were told we had to put our name on the waiting...list. We were recommended specials I ordered the French toast special my hubby ordered a 3 3 3 meal. Both orders were wrong. Wrong french toast sent iut and the other neal was more 2 4 1. When finally a different server stopped by we told her and she asked why we had started to eat it. We saud we just wanted her to know , but we would eat it. No offers to exchange the food or speak with manager. I found the place to be a bit chaotic cramped and not as expected from the reviews. I say try it once and see, it's just not for me.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 10 November 2019

the food is ALWAYS GREAT and the service is too! The owner actually checks on customers to make sure everything is ok and helps staff if needed. I love this place and I think you will too!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 25 October 2019

Bobby's is a fun local establishment - has really good food - especially breakfast - as a semi-regular do wish the skirt steak would return - was an outstanding breakfast item

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 16 October 2019

Eclectic decorating, to say the least. Small and somewhat awkward configuration but what a blast inside. The owner floats around talking with everyone and our short waitress whose name I don't remember was great. Her service was wonderful, as was the food but also she...was a hoot to talk with.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 30 September 2019

Best breakfast around with excellent value for the money! Staff is always friendly. Try the deep fried hash browns with your bacon and eggs. Hash browns are extra crispy the way I like them.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 29 September 2019

I had the Lorettes burger which was huge and delicious. I can also recommend the fish fry on Wednesday and Friday.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 19 September 2019

Just the BEST Fish Fry in the area. Friendly Restaurant, that makes ya feel like one of the Family.. HIGHLY Recommend.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Response from Chris R | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the hours and I believe that they have breakfast everyday
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bobby's Barrel

Yes, Bobby's Barrel offers takeaway services.

Yes, Bobby's Barrel offers delivery services.

Bobby's Barrel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5