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Peel Wood Fired Pizza
Taps: 26 / Bottles: 14
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]
921 S Arbor Vitae
phone: (618) 659-8561
Tuesday - Thursday: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 8:00pm
(Place added by: Goliath on 11-14-2011)
Ratings & Reviews
| Reviews: 1 | Show All Ratings:
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$
Peel has been open for close to a year now and it has been a nice stop to throw into my local rotation. It's main function is a restaurant that specializes in wood fired pizza. It's almost always busy which makes for a bit of a loud experience, and the bar is right at the front so when there are a lot of people waiting it isn't always fun to sit at the bar.
The service is much improved with time. I was there openning weekend and it was really bad. That said, it was one of those things they just needed to work the kinks out. Now it's a well oiled machine and can service a table in half the time it used to take them.
The selection of beers is decent for the area. They always have a few standard taps that consist of some popular imports and craft but then they also have changing seasonals from craft brewers. Some examples on the taps include Chimay, Kasteel Rouge, Hoegaarden, Moose Drool, Scrimshaw, Magic Hat #9, Centenial IPA, Breakfast Stout, etc. They always try to do a couple locals as well which is nice. The bottle list is not something I've ever bothered with as most of it is pretty typical for me. They do have some great stuff on it, it's just stuff I'm very used to seeing (Old Rasputin for example). You probably won't ever see anything extremely rare here, but there is always something I can entertain myself with.
The food is actually pretty good. I usually focus on the pizza's which gives you a lot of options. I've never got any of the sandwhiches or pasta's but they always look good. The salads are gigantic and are easily a meal so get the half portion if you want anything else. The wings are also very good, they are not your typical wing covered in sauce so they're much more interesting.
Beer prices are pretty much standard $5-$10 depending on the obvious factors. Food is mostly in the $10-$15 range. If my wife and I go and get drinks and entree's and skip everything else it'll probably be around $40.
Overall I really enjoy this place. It's great for me simply because it's a dinner option when my wife wants to go out that allows me to have good beer. I probably wouldn't end up showing up strictly to drink though, at least not at the bar. Perhaps with a couple buddies at a table it would be fine.
11-14-2011 21:54:20 |
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