We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Beer Research Institute

$$ - $$$American, ,
1641 S Stapley Dr, #104, Mesa, AZ 85204-6646
+1 480-892-2020
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (9 reviews)
“sliders” (3 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
$$ - $$$
1641 S Stapley Dr, #104, Mesa, AZ 85204-6646
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (61)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I read visiting from Seattle and wanted to check out the local craft breweries. The Beer Research Institute was by far my favorite. The food was fantastic. Large portions... definately bring friend's to share. Their beer was great. I started with a sampler then ordered...More

Thank Ksanders167
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Really enjoyed the pulled pork sliders and the pub salad hit the spot and was both tasty and filling. The noise, however, was such that when we walked out we had such a sense of relief that made us realize how loud it was in...More

Thank nichpr
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Saw this on Check Please and hubs wanted to try so we went with friends. Lots and lots of beer options and happy hour with limited eats on special. My husband has the pub burger and was fully loaded with an egg and all the...More

Thank masontraveler1
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 R5871BQmarks
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 837gabee
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 58 hotels in Mesa
Super 8 by Wyndham Phoenix/Mesa/Gilbert Road
376 reviews
1.28 km away
Best Western Plus Mesa
526 reviews
1.49 km away
Motel 6 Mesa North
48 reviews
3.33 km away
Motel 6 Mesa South
24 reviews
3.33 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bobby Q
154 reviews
.32 km away
Charleston's Restaurant
223 reviews
.21 km away
Texas Roadhouse
198 reviews
.23 km away
In-N-Out Burger
113 reviews
.35 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hale Centre Theatre
260 reviews
3.47 km away
Mesa Arizona Temple Visitors' Center
205 reviews
3.58 km away
Gilbert Farmers Market
55 reviews
3.51 km away
Organ Stop Pizza
472 reviews
1.00 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Beer Research Institute staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing