Yard House Reviews

Updated Jul 4, 2020

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3.3
52%
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66%
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Yard House President  Michael Kneidinger (no image)
Michael Kneidinger
22 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good money and nice people as well as good clientele(in 37 reviews)

  • "Structured, Great Food and Beverage Offerings, Clean, Ambiance, Music(in 26 reviews)

Cons
  • "long hours but that is the norm in this industry(in 36 reviews)

  • "Huge menu that you have to memorize(in 16 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "I love this Job"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Server in Virginia Beach, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yard House full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great pay, great work environment, and flexible schedules

    Cons

    No cons I loved working at Yard house

  2. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Server in Carlsbad, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Yard House part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Hours Great Management Always shifts to pick up Get time off when requested

    Cons

    Longer days if you want to close Dress code is pretty strict Quizzes on menu knowledge and upcoming specialty items

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  3. "Great"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Server in Springfield, VA

    I worked at Yard House part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Managers are flexible, great trainers, high menu prices and lots of beer so good tips

    Cons

    Long menu and beer menu to learn

  4. "Good money"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Server/Waiter in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Yard House part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    As my hiring manager said, it’s not hard you’re selling burgers and fries

    Cons

    Long hours on your feet

  5. "Engaging place"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Server/Waiter 

    I worked at Yard House part-time

    Pros

    Large staff, plenty of people to help

    Cons

    Corporate rules. Huge menu that you have to memorize

  6. "Not worth the stress!"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Front Desk in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yard House part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Consistent schedule, uniform provided (for the most part)

    Cons

    Overly corporate (rules about EVERYTHING), ridiculously long shifts, lack of transparency from management to staff, issues with sexual harassment

  7. "Great environment to work in"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Food Server in Raleigh, NC

    I worked at Yard House part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay majority of the nights out of the week.

    Cons

    Managers don't like to be flexible with work hours

  8. "Job Environment"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Food Server in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends

    I worked at Yard House part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good money, good customers, easy to up sale especially with so many different choices on food and drinks

    Cons

    Management is so strict. You have to always be ahead of the game and with like any restaurant usually they’re laid back but it’s so strict with rules and regulations.

  9. "stay away from south beach."

    1.0
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    Former Employee - "Server" in South Beach, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Yard House full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    coworkers are very easy going.

    Cons

    literally everything else was terrible here.

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  10. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Server in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Yard House part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good place to work and managers are engaging

    Cons

    little turnover and the occasional negative customer service experience

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