Michael Horne
Bar Exam

Burnhearts Builds on 122-Year History

Mixing hipster vibe and drinks in old working-class bar from the 1890s or earlier.

By - Jun 15th, 2016 05:04 pm

Mixing hipster vibe and drinks in old working-class bar from the 1890s or earlier. Back to the full article.

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3 thoughts on “Bar Exam: Burnhearts Builds on 122-Year History”

  1. Casey says:

    I lived down the street from here for a quick it over by Shakers and Victoria’s…..I don’t have anything nice to say about either the patrons or the snottiest bar tenders I’ve ever encountered (I’ve done my bit of traveling) so I’m not going to say anything at all.

  2. Christina Zawadiwsky says:

    How interesting that this was once a bar next to a livery stable! I’ve never been to Burnhearts, but now want to go after reading your Bar Exam article, Michael Horne!

  3. M says:

    I just wanted to say thank you for the interesting read.I am one of the previous co-owners/operator/manager of this property.Today I was submitting some required information to a place I am corresponding with, and one of the fields requested a telephone number for previous businesses. For the life of me I could not remember the telephone number! I stumbled across your article searching for it. I have to say I never knew all of the interesting facts you mentioned in your article. I was told the original use was for livestock and or horses,and that it was one of the first three taverns in the area, however, for example,I never knew the name of the original owner, nor that there was a 10 foot concrete wall erected at one time ( that would have been nice to have had when I occupied it 😉 ) in regards to the first comment left about the current tavern,it saddens me to hear that they had an experience with what hey felt were snottty bartenders and dislike for the scene. I have heard similar quite a bit over the years since they have been there. Times change, and with this so do prices, and trends. Burnhearts may not be for everyone but they certainly have found a following of faithful customers. It may be a more suitable place for the eastside hipster college student type of patron. The beauty of bayview is although it may seem as though these types of taverns are taking over bayview there are still a few gems left that have a welcoming environment for people from all walks of life, and you might still leave with some money left in your pocket! For instance I have heard Tony’s moody blues is still a typical neighborhood tavern.

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