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Bent River Brewery

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€€ - €€€
American, Bar, Pub
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1413 5th Ave, Moline, IL 61265-1335
+1 309-277-0670
11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Davenport, Iowa
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I'll be honest. Their beer isn't anything special compared to other craft beers and a couple other local breweries. Also, their service during the day is much better than at night. I do enjoy their menu. It is basically pub food, but I think they offer more options and deliver quality food. I know some may think a buffalo chicken... More 

Thank Jeff B
Philadelphia, United States
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best fried pickles and if they have the friend jalapeno poppers you should get them. We went on Tuesday and they had huge mugs of beer for 5 dollars and it was a great place to hang out after work. I would advice to not order the nachos since they are pretty sad and have a lot of iceburg lettuce... More 

Thank beatricea146
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely loved this place! The atmosphere was awesome! Service was great! Such a wide variety of beer to choose from. I had the 12 beer sampler just so I could taste many of the beers. Not one beer was disappointing. The food we had was also great! The menu included typical bar food to home comfort food. We would... More 

Thank Michael M
Rockford, Illinois
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great local microbrewery in the Quad Cities area. There are many beer and food selections. The atmosphere is good and there are many beer specials during the week. Prices are very fair. Bent River does distribute to various locations around Illinois and Iowa.

Thank Eugene K
Davenport, Iowa
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in afternoon. Not as crowded. Sat at bar. Nice long one facing the vats. Got the paddle, 4 beers. Interesting choices. Jingle java for holidays an annual favorite. Uncommon unrivaled. The jalepeno will drain your sinuses! Mostly lower ABV's. Menu ok. Bartender was kind if a jerk. So hard to get good service anymore. AM sure it gets busier... More 

Thank beentheredonethatia
Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

If you like craft beer, awesome variety. Suggest the Uncommon Stout as the best (caffeine) and Undercurrent IPA. Great staff but note that service outdoors can be a bit slow. We like it slow outdoors though.

Thank Rob P
Rock Island, Illinois
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Great place to meet friends and have drinks and good food. The prices are right to. Been there several times and it is a good time every time.

Thank rthornton3
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our server was very polite and helpful, even though he had his hands full waiting on several customers. Also, the beer is outstanding and the appetizer we had was awesome!

Thank David R
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Several different types of beers. All I tried were very good. The meat loaf sandwich was excellent as were the garlic mashed potatoes. Management works hard to maintain a convivial atmosphere. I will go back.

Thank Howard P
Rugby, United Kingdom
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361 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Came here with cousins, keen to show off local craft ales. Great choice! Absolutely adored the Undercurrent IPA. Atmosphere was buzzing, great service, good hearty food, kids welcome. All in all an excellent experience. Thank you!

Thank Christine W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1413 5th Ave, Moline, IL 61265-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Moline
  • Phone Number: +1 309-277-0670

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?