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Defiant Brewing Co.

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6 East Dexter Plaza, Pearl River, NY 10965-2321
+1 845-920-8602
14:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 14:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Pearl River, New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Was there on October 7th for a rehearearsal dinner. It was my first visit there and it was great! The food was the best barbecue smokehouse I've been to in awhile! Loved the selections offered. Would highly recommend this place!

Thank cm9383
New York City, New York
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455 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had never even heard of Defiant Brewery until one of my boyfriend's friends decided to have his birthday there one Sunday night (the night that the Giants lost embarrassingly to the Packers). I don't know if they have any brewery tours there, which is what I would normally be interested in, but I spoke to one of the employees... More 

Thank Melanie T
Vernon, New Jersey
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216 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

I went here with my boyfriend hoping for excellent BBQ and beer. The Beer was good! Just odd that they don't sell flights of beer..... The BBQ was a different story. We ordered a sampler and the only decent BBQ was the chicken and pulled pork. It was very expensive as well. The ribs were gross! Tons of fat you... More 

Thank Brie V
Lake Shore, Minnesota
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434 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Sampled 5 beers, all very good. Had a half dozen smoked wings, also very good. Grabbed a growler of IPA to go.

Thank Mark A
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

If you are really into breweries it makes sense to give this place a try but thats about all it has going for it. The food is average at best. I wont be going back.

Thank WorldTraveler1976
New York
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Decent food and nice selection of beers. A little bit slow on service.. My friend had continuously ask for beer.. He had only 2 while usually he has 4 to 5

Thank fedrighini
New York City, New York
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

In a place that offers so many different beers and has so much space it is a shame that customer service is so far down on their priority list. Start with the fact that the kitchen is closed on Mondays. Why? I don't know. They did have cheese and Jerky for 5 dollars each but take a look at the... More 

Thank Gary H
New York
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

First time there. Great beer, good food, huge portions. Next time I think I'll go for the small plates. Love the atmosphere, you are in the brewery. Nice service. Will go back.

Thank AlmaFP
Vineland, United States
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Tacos were great mac n cheese was solid. However I have visited over 60 breweries and this is the first one that doesn't offer flights!!!! I was STUNNED!!! I was extremely disappointed in the fact that I could't taste all the brews they offered and settled for buying two beers. Luckily I made the right choice with the two I... More 

Thank Glenn M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Craft and bar food done very well.nice size bar with outdoor seating...live music on some nights... just a good groove place

Thank Robert B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
14:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 East Dexter Plaza, Pearl River, NY 10965-2321
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Pearl River
  • Phone Number: +1 845-920-8602

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