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The Portsmouth Brewing Company

224 2nd St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-3804
+1 740-354-6106
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (18 reviews)
“sampler” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (42 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
224 2nd St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-3804
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gave this restaurant a go for lunch during a recent visit to Portsmouth. Liked that it is a working brewery in terms of the ambiance. Arrived pretty early and were promptly seated and served a beer. Ordered burgers for lunch and while they were very...More

Thank ljtraveler_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This old brewry location is where beer is now once again brewed in Portsmouth. There is a restaurant for pizza and deli type items and there is a small bar area. The bar is populated with biker types and the wait staff is not very...More

Thank Ports707
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Nice place to eat, food is good, it took us a while to get our food but they were really busy. The smell when you first come in is terrible but I think that's the brewery. The building is unique.

Thank Janey H
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A great place to eat offering steaks,pasta,burgers,subs,salads,pizzas and pub grub.If you like crafted micro brewery beer this is the place to be.Excellent friendly service. Located in downtown just several blocks from the Great Ohio River.

Thank BuckeyART
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Because I always write reviews when we are out of town, I thought I should do the same for my local eateries. We love this place!! Great food, always. Large variety and all excellent! We have been here dozens of times, but most frequently on...More

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Their wings are some of the best in Portsmouth. The pizza is ok, not my favorite in Portsmouth, my kids tend to complain about their sauce. I'm not a fan of their Portsmouth pilsner personally. Atmosphere inside could use some work.

Thank RosemountChick
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful dinner. We were seated immediately even though they were very busy. Server was great. Food was really good. Nice atmosphere. We will definitely come back

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We visited on a hot June day last week after spending 4 hours on a baseball field for a tournament. Our server admitted she was new. Service was slow, but I can forgive that. Food was pretty good and portions were large. Refills were taken...More

Thank Gregory L
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is my first visit to the PBC on a Sunday Afternoon. The building is a glimpse of times gone by. I loved the paving bricks that one time was an alley way between two buildings. The restaurant itself was clean and the service excellent....More

Thank gpenix59
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with the family and so was limited to the non-bar side of the place, but really loved the atmosphere and location. Beers were excellent, and food was good enough. Will be back!!

Thank Nicholas N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 2nd St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-3804
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 740-354-6106
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