The Handlebar Tempe

Nightlife
680 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281 680 S Mill Ave, Tempe Directions
Today 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM Open All Hours
+14804744888
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84% of 289 customers recommended

About this Business

  • Cuisine
    German, Hot Dogs, Grill, American, Pub Food
  • Price
    $15-$30
  • Hours
    Sun-Sat
    12:00 AM - 2:00 AM, 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
  • Cuisine
    German, Hot Dogs, Grill, American, Pub Food
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  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Parking
    Street
  • WiFi
    Yes
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250
59 Tips
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Report | 10 months ago
It gets a little too loud to just talk but it is a really neat place
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Report | 3 years ago
Great place, I will recommend you and I will be coming back.
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Report | 3 years ago
My boyfriend & I were there for lunch. The petite blonde bartender was pleasant and attentive, I have hight hopes that the rest of the staff is the same. We'll definitely be back. Thanks!
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Report | 3 years ago
Red wine was served cold. I like it room temp.
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Report | 3 years ago
great service, thank you!
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Report | 3 years ago
The bar staff was friendly and fun.
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Report | 3 years ago
Like all the different beers to pick from and also the simple but great menu. Prices also very good.
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Report | 3 years ago
I can't remember our servers name, 25-30 white male, he's easily been the best service I've had in a while. Great knowledge on beer, terrific attitude & stellar service! Can't wait to go back!
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Report | 3 years ago
Was told Pabst was on happy hour, only after receiving check, bartender stated he was wrong and charged full price,even though he errored.
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Report | 3 years ago
Our waitress was very attentive, the music was just right and just load enough. The space itself was very comfortable except it was too hot. The bathroom signage was confusing and I was sober! If you offer a limited menu, make sure u do those fews things exceptionally well and I was not impressed at all. I would recommend this as a place to have a beer or two, not to eat or hang out for very long.
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From Our Editors

Restaurateur Julian Wright, who's known for local hotspots Canteen Modern Tequila Bar and La Bocca Urban Pizzeria, has expanded his multicultural culinary empire—this time with an American beer garden. At Handlebar Tempe, he introduces guests to European-style communal dining around elongated counters and tables without shifting focus away from the main draw: a sizeable and largely American craft beer list. The resident beer expert—a self-professed "beer geek"—rotates 24 taps and 24 bottles from state-side and European craft breweries, highlighting local beers from Four Peaks Brewing Co. and Mother Road Brewing. But manning the 60-foot indoor/outdoor bar requires more than just pushing taps and opening bottles. The bartenders also help guests navigate the beer and wine lists while concocting specialty cocktails jazzed up with organic liqueurs and agave nectar.

There may not be much by way of food at The Handlebar Tempe, but the dishes they do serve find an easy foothold with both the casual atmosphere and all-important beer list. Locally made sausages dominate the small menu, including tangy sauerkraut and pickled fresno peppers atop juicy bratwurst, southwest smoked turkey, and chicken-and-apple sausages. The eatery's chefs also braid house-made pretzels, cook locally raised burgers, and fry hand-cut fries served with five dipping sauces—including blue cheese bacon and Thai ketchup.

Reclaimed barn wood, exposed ceilings, and brick lend the chicness of a loft to the comfortable space. And when the garage doors behind the bar go up, The Handlebar doubles in size, welcoming guests to mingle on the 2,000-square-foot outdoor patio. Amid the dog-friendly patio's lighted trees, fire pits, and park benches, the defining feature from which The Handlebar Tempe gets its name—hooks for hanging bicycles—encircle the space.

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Groupon Guide

Sun-Sat
12:00 AM - 2:00 AM, 11:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Many people described the Waitress as Attentive.
+ 75%
- 25%


Many people described the Food as Good.
+ 88%
- 12%


Many people described the Beer as Good.
+ 80%
- 20%


Many people described the Menu as Limited.
+ 33%
- 67%


Many people described the Service as Good. Others thought:
+ 74%

  • Good
  • Great
  • Best
  • Nice
  • Quick
- 26%

  • Mediocre
  • Slow
Many people described the Staff as Friendly.
+ 86%
- 14%


Many people described the Bartender as Attentive.
+ 67%
- 33%


Many people described the Bar as Nice.
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