For the 17th year in a row, Hop Yard American Alehouse and Grill has been awarded a Best of Pleasanton award by the readers of the <i>Pleasanton Weekly</i>. This year it won Best Place for an After Work Drink and Best French Fries. After a long day at work, residents agree that the restaurant is the perfect spot for friends and neighbors to gather for a few drinks and some food. The Hop Yard Burger, Sierra Madre and Blue Cheese Burger are a just a few of the hearty dishes this alehouse has to offer. As for the beers, there is a large selection of this region's unique brews on tap. Brewery Night Tuesdays is also a great opportunity for patrons to taste new beers as a different brewer is invited each week.