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Elysian Fields

Not Rated.
Elysian FieldsElysian Fields
Based on:
12 Beers
27 Hads
Place Score: 90
Reviews: 38
Visits: 63
Avg: 4.02
pDev: n/a
Taps: 20
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

542 First Avenue South
Seattle, Washington, 98104
United States
phone: (206) 382-4498

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Place added by: Knuckles on 09-02-2006

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Reviews: 38 | Visits: 63
Reviews by ccrida:
Photo of ccrida
4.4/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I've been here a few times when in town on business.
This location has a modern loft style atmosphere, with enough dark wood and dim lighting to seem more warm then cavernous, which it is. Huge and inviting chocolate brown leather booths, stainless steel bar, and some interesting artwork, 1/2 of which has the look of graffiti artist gone legit, which I really dig.

The quality of Elysian beer is great, quintessential Seattle microbrew. You really can't go wrong. And if your just not in the mood for one of the 10+ styles of their own, try one of the well chosen guest taps, which are mainly imports and macros.

Staff is helpful, friendly, attentive, and generally good looking. Note that whenever I'm here, it's on the slower side. I'm sure it's a whole new ballgame when the stadiums are kicking.

The menu is a bit more upscale then average pub fare. I like the kobe beef burger, with their tasty Heinze 57 style house sauce for only $11, which is one of the lower priced entrées, all of which sound very appealing and upscale. The burger though is a real winner, with rogue blue cheese another 50 cents! Definitely on par with rogue's version, and while it comes with applewood smoked bacon, is another 4 or 5 bucks. I remember having some sort of chicken dinner the first time I was here, and while it was fine, was nothing special.

Beer I think is about average, I'm normally there around happy hour, and never seem to drink my way into too large of a bill! Their main location is definitely a younger more laid back atmosphere, but this one has it's charm and plenty of good food and drink.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of kristinc
3.8/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Sails_Ambassador
4/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of flagmantho
3.86/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

I went to Elysian Fields again the other day to see what interesting beers they have available and to relax after work. It was my first trip to the location not either immediately before or after a sporting event; as this place is just a few hundred feet from Seahawks Stadium, you can imagine how busy it gets on those days.

Overall the location is pretty sizeable, with a big oval central bar that has copious seating. There were around 20 taps, including both Elysian staples as well as rotating and seasonal beers; I really appreciate the variety. Service was a bit slow, considering the relatively low volume of people in the place, but the staff were friendly and helpful -- and I wasn't in any hurry.

This place is definitely worth a stop. They make some interesting beers at Elysian, and this location seems to have their biggest selection.

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Photo of Hawkfish
3.58/5  rDev -10.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Great place before Seahawks games.

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Photo of bumchilly25
3.39/5  rDev -15.7%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 2.5

Photo of bonercityUSA
4.29/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of richj1970
4.06/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of yancot
3.65/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.1/5  rDev +2%

Photo of TheBungyo
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Anaxagoris
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of oldsailor
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of LouZ
4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of mr-jj
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of efsulliv
3.84/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of roan22
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of HoppySeb
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of kmahe
4.4/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of mabermud
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Right next to CenturyLink and Safeco Fields. Good food and beer. Modern compared to the Capitol Hill location.

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Photo of muskiesman
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of snaotheus
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Went for dinner last Saturday and lunch last Sunday before the White Sox games.

Vastly preferable to Pyramid (which is closer to the ballpark). Bigger selection of better beers at comparable prices. Smaller selection of better food at comparable prices.

Prices are reasonable (for close-to-stadium joints). Beer is good-to-great. Food is good. Service is pretty good. Location is a walk from the ballpark (practically in the football stadium parking lot, though).

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Photo of cherche
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of strongaf
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Lorianneb
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Elysian Fields in Seattle, WA
90 out of 100 based on 38 ratings.