Brick Yard 20 Ale House

(Downtown, Emporia, KS)

Scooter’s 1085th bar, first visited in 2015.

Brick Yard 20 Ale House, Emporia

This is an enormous new establishment that was still under construction at the time of our visit, but had been open for a few weeks.

The completed area included a bar area with recessed purple lighting and multiple selections of craft beer on tap and in bottles. Towards the front are pool tables and several bar tables. A stage flanks the front wall of this section.

Outdoor seating is available in a central courtyard that was still under construction but was open during construction. The courtyard included a future stage and a future outdoor bar.

We did wander through the under-construction area, finding another large under-construction space with another bar, this room looked like possibly a figure dance hall. Stars led up to what was possibly a future mezzanine area.

It almost seems like this place is going to be too big for the market to support, but it might work if they can book enough good acts. They’ve put a lot of work into restoring this building so I wish them the best of luck.

One note — though it’s a Merchant Street address, the entrance is actually on the 4th Street side.

Brick Yard 20 Ale House, Emporia

Brick Yard 20 Ale House, Emporia

Brick Yard 20 Ale House, Emporia

Brick Yard 20 Ale House, Emporia

Brick Yard 20 Ale House, Emporia

Brick Yard 20 Ale House, Emporia

Brick Yard 20 Ale House, Emporia

Brick Yard 20 Ale House, Emporia


402 Merchant
Emporia, KS 66801
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(855) 202-9949

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