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The Beer Research Institute

$$ - $$$American, ,
1641 S Stapley Dr, #104, Mesa, AZ 85204-6646
+1 480-892-2020
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bbq sandwich” (4 reviews)
“cheesesteak” (3 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
$$ - $$$
1641 S Stapley Dr, #104, Mesa, AZ 85204-6646
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Most tap rooms have five or six beers or so. Not so here at the Beer Research Institute. The night I was there there were at least 10 on tap. I tried six or seven of them. I liked every one. There was a nice...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Our second time here, my husband loves beer, especially IPA! He says the BRI is the best beer ever and he wishes he could bring all his beer drinking buddies. They do not advertise, it is only word of mouth. Our waiter, Jaren was very...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

So I am a recent Phoenician, having moved across the country from Florida. I found this gem in Mesa, and love the great beer selections. Last night I also tried the charcuterie board...definitely will have that again! Also the Mac and cheese is amazing. Check...More

Thank Swelman
Reviewed 22 January 2018

upon entering the establishment noticed that the music was extremely loud, patrons were talking very loud to hear each other. probably 5 or 6 people sitting at bar. floor was dirty, bugs flying in and out of opened doors, at least two bees were in...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for beer and food and we were very pleased to find great bears and dang good food. My favorite food was the Mac and Cheese Machaca, super delicious.

Thank Gabe E
Reviewed 13 January 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our research here on a Friday night. The research included a flight of four beers served in beakers. My wife's favorite was "War Paint;" mine was "Morning Sex." How have we remained married this long? Anyway, the "Meat Candy" appetizer was amazing,...More

Thank Ronald F
Reviewed 28 November 2017

A very enjoyable place offering novelty craft beers with a variety of wonderful food. Located in a shopping mall with ample parking space. As the name implies, they craft beers using some unusual herbs, and serve in nice looking research like beakers. All food on...More

Thank Previa1994
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

The service was great! Our server Jacqueline aka Ginger Jack was awesome! She was the only server in the bar and I felt like we were her only table, eventhough the place was pretty busy! I had the carne asada tacos and the meat was...More

Thank Alicia_Arizona
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We were greeted right away by friendly staff. We were asked if we wanted food menus and if we had any questions. What we would like to get for drinks or if we had any questions about the bear.There were many choices of beer and...More

Thank bbxrt123
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is a unique atmosphere that I have frequented for lunch business meetings and casual family dinner. There are plenty of tasty food options. Last visit, the Silly Cheese Steak sandwich was excessively peppery and spicy; but that was the only downside. The ability to...More

Thank MarquetteCPA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1641 S Stapley Dr, #104, Mesa, AZ 85204-6646
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-892-2020
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