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The Barrel Bar

1200 E South St, Hastings, NE 68901-6424
+1 402-463-9158
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“burger” (7 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
“great char” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1200 E South St, Hastings, NE 68901-6424
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The Barrel is probably our favorite local restraunt! All grilled food, no fried. Jim's Special is a great char! Friendly staff, comfortable atmosphere!

Thank Paige H
Reviewed 30 December 2017

You can count on it; you always get a good steak at the Barrel. Chicken breast is good for a light meal. Their homemade vegetable beef soup is delicious, especially in the winter weather; that and a side salad make a meal. a comfortable friendly...More

Thank H7854ETlindam
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This place is consistent ..Good food, great service, decent prices.. my favorite is the charbroil cheeseburger with chips and potato salad

Thank cjrtmartz
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We have been eating at this establishment for 49 years! The food is ALWAYS delicious and the service is terrific. Friendly people make dining so much more enjoyable!

Thank Darlene C
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I sincerely don't understand the appeal of this place. My family goes here from time to time, but even they have come to admit the food at this place is just not that great. The Barrel touts their amazing char-burgers, but do a terrible disservice...More

Thank ksforfun
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Love this burgers....can't go wrong with a Jim's Special. They don't have a fryer but you don't even miss it. Nice quiet place.

Thank smalltownnegirl
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Went here with a group of friends from work during lunch time. The service was quick and friendly and the Food is great! Love the charburger! It was a friendly and inviting experience and look forward to more stops there

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We go here a couple times a year to toast a friend and hang out. The service is always good and the prices are reasonable. Order the Charburger if in doubt. You can't go wrong.

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Very unassuming from the outside but once you step in... it's a great surprise. Nicely updated and fresh looking, the food was excellent, the service was good. You aren't going to leave here hungry!

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 25 August 2016

One of the oldest places (updated recently) in Hastings. The food is consistent; very good and very reasonably priced. Their homemade soups are delicious and, if you like blue cheese dressing?.....Jim makes some of the BEST blue cheese dressing around! Don't expect "fries with that"....they...More

Thank Donna K
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Restaurant Details

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American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 E South St, Hastings, NE 68901-6424
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +1 402-463-9158
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