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John Harvard's Brewhouse

€€ - €€€American, ,
Holiday Valley, Ellicottville, NY
+1 716-699-5350
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
Holiday Valley, Ellicottville, NY
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1 - 10 of 153 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

My first time at John Harvard's Brewhouse. I was impressed as soon as I entered the building. I know one cannot eat ambience, however, the atmosphere and view was simply magical. The food was equally as wonderful! The service wasn't outstanding - it was acceptable,...More

Thank BataviaBev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here after a driving in to stay at the Tamarack Club which this is a part of. We were tired and read good reviews here. The staff was very good, friendly and efficient. We both got different burgers and split the house made...More

Thank Disneyadic
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Very nice view of the golf course, pool, hills.........just gorgeous and our waitress was awesome. Great beer selection. Unfortunately the Jambalaya was extremely salty, I didn't finish it. The table next to us raved about the daily specials, lucky them. I will give it another...More

Thank CydWilde
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The food was great. I had the pot roast and you could cut it with a fork. It melted in your mouth. The portion was enough for two people. Our waitress was a sweetheart.

Thank F4491MBjosephm
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Service (Morgan) was quite good for a busy Friday evening. Our meal was the beer battered fish fry and our friends had the broiled. Both were perfectly cooked. Fries and coleslaw were better than good as well. I must add that the cost ($16.99) was...More

Thank urkidding24689
Reviewed 24 July 2017

My husband and I visited over the weekend for date night. We were seated by the windows overlooking the pools. Our waitress was GREAT: very attentive, apologized for a small wait, and seemed genuinely friendly. Food was good, I had the lobster mac 'n' cheese...More

Thank Mokebeso
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Read the reviews.The place is large and the wait staff very efficient. I ordered the Oriental Salmon and it was cooked to perfection. I was as impressed by the service and food as the reviewers stated.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Arrived at JH at approx. 11:30am. Waited at the hostess station for about 2 minutes, then decided to walk around the corner to find help. We were met by a young woman whose first words of greeting were "looking for a seat?". As we were...More

Thank skiforfun2016
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Food was decent. Atmosphere was nice - we sat outside. New waitress wasn't terribly efficient and put a bit of a damper on our experience.

1  Thank Marcia W
Reviewed 21 June 2017

My wife and another couple wanted to cap off a great day of touring through Pennsylvania and the Ellicottville area with a nice dinner. Our friends who summer in the area suggested Harvard's based on their previous experience so we thought it would be great...More

Thank Gary F
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9 January 2017|
Response from DIANE H | Reviewed this property |
casual and comfortable, some patrons do dress up.
9 January 2017|
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Response from urkidding24689 | Reviewed this property |
See above answer - it's perfect!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holiday Valley, Ellicottville, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ellicottville
  • Phone Number: +1 716-699-5350
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