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Mash House Restaurant & Brewery, The
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Beer Ratings: 193
Beer Avg: 3.66
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$$ - reasonable
[ Brewery, Eatery ]
4150 Sycamore Dairy Road
phone: (910) 867-9223
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vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$$
Visited the Mash House on the last day of a business trip. Nice looking modern decor. I thought it was a chain. Lots of nooks and crannies as well as a large dining area. A very comfortable place. I didn't notice any guest beers. They had their own Red Ale, Hefe, IPA, Porter and Stout as the regular beers with a Maibock as the special beer.
The waitress was reasonably knowledgeable on beer, nice looking, pleasant and efficient.
Good selection of appetizers and entrees I had nachos and a Balsamic Chicken dish that were both good.
The beers came in appropriate glasses. The Hefeweizen and IPA were solidly representative of style...not spectacularly WOW!!! but good all the same. I had the Maibock at the end and after the meal and 2 other beers...the last one being an IPA...I probably was not in the best position to rate it (so I won't). It seemed pretty good though. A good place...food a bit pricy but an overall pleasant evening with good beer.
06-17-2011 21:41:42 |
More by JayQue
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5 | $$
Stopped by this brewpub while visiting Fayetteville, on a Saturday night.
The place was full, there was a wait for the dining area, so we took one of the small tables in the bar section. Atomsphere was similar to most modern restaurants, but after about 9:30pm, they had a DJ in the bar area and karaoke.
The quality and selection of the beers was about average, they had 7 or 8 beers available. Nothing too crazy or aventurous, but enough variety that you could find a style you would like. They offered 4oz sample flights, pints, and then a few varieties of large vessels for sharing.
Our server was attentive and friendly, and the appetizers we ordered were fine. Beer was priced fine, but the cocktails and food was a bit high.
05-25-2011 20:43:43 |
More by jmdrpi
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 1.5 | $$$
The Mash House is a popular place, however, it is Fayetteville, NC. so enough said. This visit two weeks ago was my third time in the Mash House, first time to try the food.
A very attractive hostess took us to our table. I ordered a porterhouse and the beer sampler. The service was great, very friendly staff.
The Hefeweizen was good, far from being a great Hefewiezen. I would drink this beer again at the Mash House, it was the best of the four offered. Good flavor and aroma, ended up with three glasses.
The Porter was simply not good, very disappointing as I rarely find a Porter that I don't like.
The Stout was really bad, tasted like someone dumped a large pot of very stale coffee amongst other things into the vat. Again, it is rare that I find a Stout that I don't like, this one was just plain bad.
The other beer was drinkable, but not noteworthy.
Oh, by the way the steak was a great disappointment, ordered extra rare, served nearly medium. Definitely not worth the money.
Overall, when in Fayetteville, NC. there are worse places to eat and have a beer. I will state that the service and employees were great, yes, I will return and no, I will not order food as it is very overpriced.
04-03-2010 02:49:15 |
More by K7M
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4 | $$$
The Mash House brewpub is in a modern stand alone building not far from the shopping center area. It's designed like a chain restaurant in that one is confronted by the hostess stand upon entering the front door. The large bar area is to the left, and a very large dining area to the right. The brewing operation is visible through windows behind the bar. They have 5 year round brews on tap, as well as a seasonal, and no guest beers. The beers are tasty and seem true to style. An award from the GABF is on display as well as local awards. The food was good but seemed pricey.
02-08-2010 19:48:49 |
More by foamee
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4 | $$$
Dropped in for a lite lunch while passing nearby. I did the beer sampler and it was overall average. The IPA was by far the best offering; the beers tend to be either thin or lacking of character but generally without flaws except for the porter which had a lacto bacillus infection (dump it). The food was quite good. White table cloths, chops & beer are an intersting combo; I'd personally feel more comfortable without the fine dining formality... Did I mention the food was really good? I give the beer a C and the food will not disappoint.
02-06-2010 18:22:18 |
More by christmasg
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5 | $$$
Visited the Mash House with some friends as part of a brew pub tour of Fayetteville. We stopped here for lunch and sampled all of their house beers. The atmosphere is everything you'd expect from a chop-house-style restaurant: a bit dimly lit in an elegant kind of way, wood trimmed dining room, open kitchen. The menu was a combination of steak house luxury and brew pub fare. Being lunch, we stuck to the sandwiches and pizzas and were certainly happy with our selections.
Regarding the beer, we got a few "Mondo Mash" samplers of all of their beers as well as a couple of glasses of their special Jack'd up Stout to try. While not the most adventurous or complex beers, each one was quite good. One small downside was that the server, although quite nice and attentive, was certainly not well-versed in craft beer, often commenting that "my husband likes that one". I'd be willing to give her a pass since it was a Saturday afternoon, but I have a feeling that this place is aiming for the staff to meet the needs of the chop house crowd more than the craft beer crowd. That being said, it is still obvious that the beer is an integral part of the restaurant's vision and not a mere afterthought.
Overall, a very nice menu and tasty, well-made beers make this one a great place for a nice dinner on the weekend or drinks with friends.
01-05-2010 15:22:23 |
More by devilben02
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5 | $$
The place is located by a few hotels in the area which makes it easy to walk to. The Wyngate Hotel we were at actually had a 15% discount at the Mash House which was appreciated.
The bar area on the left overlooks some of the brewing equipment. Not big but has about 10 stools. A smallish back room has some hightops for playing the electronic quiz game seen at some bars. The dining room is large and overlooks the kitchen area. There is also some outdoor seating here.
The food was good, not great as the steaks were of so-so quality, but the appetizers were good. There were 8 beers available - an IPA, Summer Ale, Hefe, Belgian Dubbel, Brown Porter, Blonde Ale, Stout, and a Irish Red. The beers varied from weak (Summer, Blonde, Belgian Dubbel), to decent (IPA, Brown Porter).
Service was very good in the dining room, less so at the bar. Prices are $2.50 for one beer style each day, and all beers are $2.50 on Sunday.
If you are in the area this place is worth the stop if you want some locally produced beers. Making this a straight beer destination may not advised.
07-27-2009 21:49:16 |
More by Gavage
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4 | $$$
I am a big Mash House fan. Everytime I travel through Fayetteville, I stay at the Extended Stay across the street so I can partake of their fine selection.
They usually have all their beers on tap, as well as a couple seasonals. Their Ravishing Red is my favorite here.
I am a huge fan of anywhere that sells growlers as well.
Every day another beer is the "beer of the day," and it is only $2.50. You can see which one it will be for that day on their website. On Sundays they also have good beer specials--all drafts $2.50.
Overall very good, and the food is tasty, but you will walk out having spent quite a bit more than expected from a brewery.
07-27-2009 18:00:33 |
More by Joe79
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4 | $$
Went to the Mash House in Fayetteville, NC during a recent work trip. Typical brewpub setup with wood and stone accents and white tablecloths. The beers are the typical run larger, pale ale, red, and porter. However, while I was there they had a Belgian Dubbel, a Hefe, and an IPA. Both the Hefe and the IPA were very good. The food was very good. I had the "Heart Healthy" chicken breast and a side of asparagus, very nice. The wait staff was very good and seemed knowledgeable of the beer.
05-17-2009 21:32:19 |
More by TheEclecticGent
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4 | $$
During my drive up I-95 from Florida to Virginia I stopped in Fayetteville for the night. My hotel was just off the interstate, and the drive to this brewpub was actually quite easy.
When I got there (on a Friday evening around 7:30) the hostess said the wait for a table was about 30-40 minutes, but I could grab a seat in the bar if one was available. Since I was alone, i headed for the bar and took the last empty seat.
A waitress quickly greeted me and asked it it was my first time there. I said it was, and she quickly mentioned the different beers to me. Six year-round brews (blonde lager, hefeweizen, Irish red, porter, stout, and IPA) and three rotating brews (summer wheat ale, maibock, and a cherry flavored beer).
Pints are $4, but the waitress mentioned that the Brown Porter was on special for $2.50 that night. I asked for an Irish red, and she asked if I wanted to try it first, which I thought was a nice gesture. She brought a sample (~1 ounce) which I tried and decided not to order after all, saving me a few bucks. I ended up getting the sampler, which is 4 ounces of each of the 9 brews for about $8. My favorites were the hefe, porter, stout, IPA, and the summer wheat. The stout was on a nitro-tap, but tasted pretty good. The cherry beer tasted kinda gross, like they took the blonde and added cherry syrup.
The food menu was also pretty decent. The bread they brought out first was very good. They have a pretty decent steak menu for a brewpub. I just ordered a burger, which arrived very quickly and was delicious.
Aside from the beer, they also have homemade vodka brews, which are vodka-infused flavored drinks. I think they had grape, apple, and two other flavors. I didn't try any of them, but they sounded very good, and I might order one next time.
They also sell growlers to go, which is very cool. After a tough debate I ended up with a growler of the porter (which barely won over the stout and IPA). Growlers were only $12 (for 64 ounces), $8 if you already have the glass.
If you're in Fayetteville and looking for some good beer (or even a good place to eat), I highly recommend the Mash House. The only downside is the smoking, but it wasn't too bad. It might get a bit busy on the weekends, but the beer and food are definitely worth it.
06-10-2008 02:53:22 |
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Mash House Restaurant & Brewery, The in Fayetteville, NC