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Aug 29, 2005 12:35 AM

Barneys Beanery---What To Order?

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Barneys Beanery on Santa Monica Blvd was a legendary old place and I don't read or hear much about it anymore (which makes me think that their food isn't that good). But I plan on eating there soon and can use some advice because their website menu is huge. Has anyone been there recently, and can you give me some recommendations as to what to order? Thanks in advance!

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  1. A beer- no food. You're welcome.

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    1. re: Adsvino

      I second this rec and would order Guiness beer it is quite filling.

      1. re: Adsvino

        Forget the beer, too. They NEVER clean out the lines at the bar (the lines from the keg to the tap). The beer tastes really off. If you order a beer, get a botle...

        In fact, better just go somewhere else.

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        1. Keep it simple. A chili size or a burger with chili and a brew. Here's a link to the history of Barney's.


          1. I go to Barneys Beanery in Santa Monica, every sunday for football season and my main focus on food is bear....if you must eat for breakfast the only thing i will touch there is the belgian waffle and for lunch or dinner i keep it simple with fries, chicken strips , quesadillas-wont touch the burger with fatburger down the street...

            1. Isn't it scary to see how many things they have on their menu. How can they possibly keep all of those fresh ingredients/food in the kitchen. well, they can't. The food is terrible. If you must, stick to the chili, burgers or the giant dog. That seems to be what people usually eat there.


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              1. re: DK

                Fresh? That's easy....nearly everything (chili included) comes from a can.

                1. re: DK

                  >>>How can they possibly keep all of those fresh ingredients/food in the kitchen.

                  Well,to be fair, I looked the menu over and it looks to be just endless combinations of the same basic ingredients.