opening hours : 08:00 am - 09:00 pm
Location : 521 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing, MI 48823
opening hours : 08:00 am - 09:00 pm
Location : 55 main street, new york
opening hours : 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location : 521 E. GRAND RIVER AVE., EAST LANSING, MI 48823
Enjoy The Patio!
Sandwiches, Burgers
and Salads
11 Beers On Tap
11 Beers On Tap
Mushroom Burger - Soooo Good
Mushroom Burger - Soooo Good
PB Since 1973!
PB Since 1973!
Chili Dog - 1/4 Pounder!
Chili Dog - 1/4 Pounder!

About The Barrel

The Peanut Barrel Restaurant was originally opened as a Jacks or Better Restaurant in 1973 by Carol and Gordon Smith. The concept was large juicy burgers, cold beer and peanuts (and those remain in place to this very day). In 1979, Joe and Jennifer Bell purchased the Barrel and built the business into and East Lansing icon. When the Bell’s decided to retire in 2023, Michael Krueger, owner of Crunchy’s and himself a Michigan State Alum, purchased the restaurant and has proudly continued to build the legacy of “The Barrel” to this very day.
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Happy Hour Specials & Lunch Specials

Monday – Friday 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
IN HOUSE ONLY
Papa Joe’s Cheeseburger & Fries – $9.75 Grilled Chicken with Cheese & Fries – $10.25 Lettuce & Tomato .35 add pint of Labatt or Miller Lite for $1.50, add fountain pop for $1.50 NO OTHER ADDITIONS OR SUBSTITUTIONS
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Monday
Monday
60 oz pitchers $2.00 off ALL DAY
Tuesday
Tuesday
1/2 off all draft beer pints from 7:00 pm to Close
Wednesday
Wednesday
$4.00 well drinks / $5.00 select call drinks
Thursday
Thursday
1/2 off well Bombs and Non-Bombs from 7:00 pm to Close
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Loving this patio weather! 🌞

Loving this patio weather! 🌞 ...

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Don't forget to join us for our happy hour, every Monday - Friday from 4pm-7pm! Come on in and enjoy some great deals and great company. 🍻

Don`t forget to join us for our happy hour, every Monday - Friday from 4pm-7pm! Come on in and enjoy some great deals and great company. 🍻 ...

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April's live music Fridays kick off tonight with music from Ben Awrey starting at 8pm!

April`s live music Fridays kick off tonight with music from Ben Awrey starting at 8pm! ...

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It's that time of the week again - Tuesday Tunes with the Groove Drs! 🎶 Join us tonight for an evening of live music from 6pm-8pm. Grab your friends and come on down for a great time!

It`s that time of the week again - Tuesday Tunes with the Groove Drs! 🎶 Join us tonight for an evening of live music from 6pm-8pm. Grab your friends and come on down for a great time! ...

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We'll have live music from Dan Dan Laird starting at 8pm tonight!

We`ll have live music from Dan Dan Laird starting at 8pm tonight! ...

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Tuesday Tunes are back tomorrow! Join us Tues. March 26, 6:00-8:00pm at The Peanut Barrel : Mike L of Groove Doctors 3 will be playing a solo set. New Tunes from Little Feat, Jack Johnson & more!

Tuesday Tunes are back tomorrow! Join us Tues. March 26, 6:00-8:00pm at The Peanut Barrel : Mike L of Groove Doctors 3 will be playing a solo set. New Tunes from Little Feat, Jack Johnson & more! ...

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Burgers, beers, and basketball! 🏀 Join us this afternoon as we cheer on the Spartans at 12:15pm. Go Green!

Burgers, beers, and basketball! 🏀 Join us this afternoon as we cheer on the Spartans at 12:15pm. Go Green! ...

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The Groove Doctors are back live tonight from 6pm-8pm! Experience their amazing energy as they play a mix of R&B, Jazz, and Rock.

The Groove Doctors are back live tonight from 6pm-8pm! Experience their amazing energy as they play a mix of R&B, Jazz, and Rock. ...

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May your glass be full and your heart be light! Here's to good beer and good company this St. Patrick's Day! ☘️

May your glass be full and your heart be light! Here`s to good beer and good company this St. Patrick`s Day! ☘️ ...

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Let's raise a glass to burgers and beers! 🍻

Let`s raise a glass to burgers and beers! 🍻 ...

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Don't miss out on our Monday special – get $2 off 60oz pitchers all day today. Grab your friends and enjoy this great deal! 🍻

Don`t miss out on our Monday special – get $2 off 60oz pitchers all day today. Grab your friends and enjoy this great deal! 🍻 ...

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Join us tomorrow at 8pm for live music with Mark Collins! Presented by Angry Talent Entertainment.

Join us tomorrow at 8pm for live music with Mark Collins! Presented by Angry Talent Entertainment. ...

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We're serving up lunch starting at 11am, come hungry! 😋

We`re serving up lunch starting at 11am, come hungry! 😋 ...

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We are excited to announce our March live music lineup! Join us every Friday at 8pm for live music, delicious food, and refreshing drinks. Presented by Angry Talent Entertainment.

We are excited to announce our March live music lineup! Join us every Friday at 8pm for live music, delicious food, and refreshing drinks. Presented by Angry Talent Entertainment. ...

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Don't miss out on the talented Carl Pawluk performing live at The Peanut Barrel this Friday from 8-10pm. Come join us for great food, drinks, and a fun night of music! Presented by Angry Talent Entertainment.

Don`t miss out on the talented Carl Pawluk performing live at The Peanut Barrel this Friday from 8-10pm. Come join us for great food, drinks, and a fun night of music! Presented by Angry Talent Entertainment. ...

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Let's eat! 🍔

Let`s eat! 🍔 ...

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It's trivia night! We're starting at 7:30pm, and it's free to play. Test your knowledge of useless facts with friends! 🧠

It`s trivia night! We`re starting at 7:30pm, and it`s free to play. Test your knowledge of useless facts with friends! 🧠 ...

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On Tuesday, February 13th, from 6-7pm, the Groove Doctors will be performing, followed by Stevie G (Gasteyer) from 7-8pm. Stevie G is a talented keyboardist and singer with experience in various genres. Don't forget to enjoy some delicious food and drinks while you're here!

On Tuesday, February 13th, from 6-7pm, the Groove Doctors will be performing, followed by Stevie G (Gasteyer) from 7-8pm. Stevie G is a talented keyboardist and singer with experience in various genres. Don`t forget to enjoy some delicious food and drinks while you`re here! ...

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Join us tonight for the big game! Grab a burger and a pint for dinner while you watch. The game starts at 6pm, see you tonight!

Join us tonight for the big game! Grab a burger and a pint for dinner while you watch. The game starts at 6pm, see you tonight! ...

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Feeling hungry? You've got to try our massive 1/4 lb all-beef hot dogs! They're loaded with the perfect combo of chili, sauerkraut, and melted cheese.

Feeling hungry? You`ve got to try our massive 1/4 lb all-beef hot dogs! They`re loaded with the perfect combo of chili, sauerkraut, and melted cheese. ...

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