Active Beers: 9
Beer Ratings: 24
Beer Avg: 3.76
Taps: 20 / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 42 | Reviews: 36 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by 2beerdogs:
3.58/5 rDev -10.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5 | $$$
Overall, I liked this place. Even the aloof waitress, probably taking long breaks turn edit her tome of the modern decline of something....was randomly informative, and present. Hey, it's Seattle. The Perseus Porter stood out for me. Quite nice. A good mouth feel, not to heavy, not too light, almost just right. Not going for a session here though, just one or two. My wife and I had a burger-good, along with some fries- decent, but honestly nothing jumped out as memorable about our selections. Next time, maybe I'll ask for a recommendation to give them a fair shake. When I come back to Seattle, I'll definitely give Elysian another shot.
01-14-2012 06:36:15 | More by 2beerdogs
More User Reviews:
3.85/5 rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75 | $$
Crazy place on game days as one might imagine but is a great spot to eat and drink in the Downtown Seattle area. They keep the standards you see on tap in the area as well as specialties you can find only here. Beer list is 5 pages long so take your time and try some of the more unique listings. They have a full bar too but who needs booze when there is beer? Food is good but a little pricey. Go early if you go on the weekends or like I said earlier on Sounders or Seahawks games. Enjoy the mayhem and fun.
01-05-2014 21:09:44 | More by Sound_Explorer
3.99/5 rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5 | $$$
Stopped in here when I was in Seattle for a conference. Neat ambiance, HUGE place, and a great selection of Elysian brews. Got a bunch of brews, 4 or 5, on cask and on tap. There was a nice variety from stouts to IPAs and other things. Food was solid enough and prices--while not cheap--weren’t completely outrageous. Decent service. Recommended, especially for game time.
11-22-2013 02:21:08 | More by BMMillsy
4/5 rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4 | $$
Visited 7/23 following the Yankees/Mariners game.
A: Nice, upper-scale feel, more like a restaurant than a pub or brew pub. Large seating area, big oblong bar area, plenty of seating, nice tables and chairs.
Q: Quality seemed good in my opinion, beer and food seemed just fine.
Service: Meh. Not horrible, not anything worth writing home about. The waitress was aloof, yes, but also busy serving a section in the bar that was full of post-game baseball fans. I'll cut her some slack. The bus boy filling water was always pretty close by.
Selection: Pretty darn good, almost all of their regulars were on tap (The Immortal, Jasmine, Mens Room, Perseus, etc., plus Dragonstooth) plus 7 or so one-offs and experimental brews that I've never heard of. I selected a a tropical-fruit-forward IPA that was recommended (the name escapes me now) and it was decent.
Food: Looked like a pretty standard selection, and I was disappointed by the lack of seafood considering how close to salt-water we were. However the mussels in red curry sauce were very good.
Prices seemed reasonable, especially for Seattle. A big gripe I had was the lack of Elysian stuff for sale (growlers, glasses, etc.). I definitely would have bought some stuff if there had been an option for it.
A treat to find this place open for business after the game. Overall, I would go back and try it again, and I would recommend it if people are down in the Stadium district of Seattle.
07-30-2012 13:55:29 | More by Scotchboy
Elysian Fields in Seattle, WA
90 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.