Yard House Reviews

Updated May 13, 2021

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Pros
  • "Good money and great employees to work with family environment(in 43 reviews)

  • "Great money if you’re professional and a great food server(in 28 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low bonus structure and very long hours(in 48 reviews)

  • "Huge menu that you have to memorize(in 20 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Job

      May 8, 2021 - Host in Las Vegas, NV
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to work at

      Cons

      Not much break time throughout the day

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Yard House review

      May 13, 2021 - Bartender/Server in Dedham, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Yard House provides a fast paced environment that is helpful to learn and work in

      Cons

      It became very competitive and very toxic quickly.

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Server

      May 4, 2021 - Server in Concord, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very flexible hours Great range of beers easy to sell

      Cons

      Very busy, tripple sat often

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Could Be Better

      May 6, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Gaithersburg, MD
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -easy come, easy go -hiring process was easy -staff is organized and can be fun

      Cons

      -very busy -management is messy/don’t communicate with each other -some managers are micro managers -they want you to go above and beyond on top of being super busy (I.e. happy hour) -if you take this role you will need to do 5 other roles too

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      crazy

      Apr 28, 2021 - Food Server in East Los Angeles, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      love my coworker that are there

      Cons

      I hate some coworkers there

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee

      It was alright

      May 10, 2021 - Server 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Tips were good compared to other chains.

      Cons

      Late nights can get old after a while.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good Tips

      Apr 16, 2021 - Server in San Antonio, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent management, nice customers, great wait staff.

      Cons

      A lot of work when busy, high service expectations.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Solid Company

      Apr 22, 2021 - FOH Manager in Denver, CO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Big Corporate culture and policies to benefit from

      Cons

      Big Corporate culture and policies to learn

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place and great people but can be hard to advance

      Apr 9, 2021 - Host Trainer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The people are awesome and it's a well run place - easy to know what is expected of you. Management listens and is helpful.

      Cons

      Can be hard to move up.

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Positive

      Apr 14, 2021 - Bartender/Server in Roseville, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Overall positive experience . The switch to Darden definitely changed things

      Cons

      A weak point in guest recovery

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