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Billy's Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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214 Jackson St, Anoka, MN 55303-2211
+1 763-421-3570
Today
09:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Minnesota
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used to come here all the time. But....the interior hasn't been updated in 15-20 years and the menu hasn't either! Food is mediocre at best, it stinks inside, and the waitstaff is not terribly attentive. Could be a gem, but they really need to give this place a facelift!

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Thank Linda F
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

When ordering take out burgers the only name my kids say is Billy's. The food is always good, the service and staff are great in the restaurant. The Sunday brunch is awesome, especially for the price. The bar staff is less than acceptable, 4 out of 5 visits the bartenders have had bad attitudes. It is the bar service why... More 

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Thank Peter E
Andover, Minnesota
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Food is good, and always what you expect. Service is reliable but not exceptional and has a great local bar. We have been here for special occasions, family gatherings and just cocktails. We are never disappointed and continue to visit at least a couple times per month.

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Thank Deniseyvon
Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The food is good . It is an old historic Hotel. Their is an outside restaurant The Owner is not an honest nor fair Man. I had a very Bad experience working for him. His word is not good.

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Thank ntmccarty
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Been here several times, always good but nothing great. Good to average wait service and just your average happy hour specials. Primerib was very good and their chicken wild rice soup was great.

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Thank Doug G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We go to Billy's at least twice a month and have NEVER experienced bad food or service. It is a great place to have consistent good food and service and decent prices. The boneless wings and onion rings are very good as are the cheese curds. Happy hour has excellent food and drinks at good prices. They have a variety... More 

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Thank minnesota712
Fareham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

A clean restaurant serving a decent range of beers well served by friendly attentive staff. Lively atmosphere in pretty cool vintage decor.

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Thank Jean B
St Paul, MN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

There's a neon sign in the window telling you they have free beer tomorrow! love the humor! Billy's had great food, and good service, but what I would really recommend is the Sunday Brunch, they put out a nice spread, reasonably priced, but they also serve good burgers!

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Thank troubled1
Anoka
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

At Billy's, you don't expect gourmet food. It's decent bar food and they pour a good drink. You see a lot of locals here, it's a great place to meet up with friends and is nothing fancy.

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Thank penpop
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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100 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I like Anoka and the old buildings. This building is pretty cool. I seen online they had a Sunday brunch buffet for $12 a person so the girlfriend and I decided to check it out. We showed up and started to grab food. I grabbed ham slices , scrambled eggs, French toast, sausage links, and au gratin potatoes. The ham... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
09:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 01:00
Thursday
09:00 - 01:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Jackson St, Anoka, MN 55303-2211
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Anoka
  • Phone Number: +1 763-421-3570

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