Barney's is now in five locations: the original West Hollywood location which was was once the final destination for westbound travelers on Route 66, our Santa Monica location on the 3rd st.Promenade, our Old Town Pasadena location on Colorado Boulevard, and our location at 250 N. 1st Street in Burbank, and our new location at 1037 Broxton Avenue in Westwood.
I'm a big fan of sports bars. All types. Over my extensive years of sports bar education I've found that really the only thing that differentiates sports bars is the type of food they serve. You got the pub, which is typically fried foods, the Irish pub which give you the sandwiches and burgers, the wing house, the classy sports bar with overpriced food and then there's Barney's Beanery. Barney's to me would fall somewhere between … more
Pros: Alcoholism on display, massive beer selection, interesting atmosphere Cons: Alcoholism on display, perhaps too many beers, can get rather noisy Effort duplication is a terrible thing. I wrote about Barney's Beanery in passing a relatively long time ago -- see "Drinker's Guide to Los Angeles," http://www.epinions.com/trvl-review-51D0-E58F092-37FAD33B-bd4 This is what I had to say about Barney's at the time: … more