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Tap House Grill

Not Rated.
Tap House GrillTap House Grill
very good

32 Reviews
Reviews: 32
Visits: 48
Avg: 3.8
pDev: n/a
Taps: 160
Bottles: --
Cask: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

1506 6th Ave
Seattle, Washington, 98101-1706
United States
phone: (206) 816-3314

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @taphousegrill

Place added by: morebeergood on 05-04-2008

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Reviews: 32 | Visits: 48
Reviews by GilGarp:
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3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

My inlaws and I went here while we were on vacation in Seattle.

You enter from the street and walk down a long flight of stairs. The area is a vast dimly-lit bar with booths surrounding the outer edges. Lots of big screen TVs showing sports. The bar is very long and there were tons of tap - something like 80 different beers on tap. Unfortunately nothing really exceptional but I say that from a beernerds perspective. There were lots of good choices but I would say the most impressive selection was Old Rasputin.

We sat at a booth and I asked about the NW sampler. The guy told me: "a blonde, a red, an IPA, and a dark beer." So not much info there. I would have at least expected him to know the brewery that each one came from. The nice thing was that they were all from smaller, lesser-known breweries that I had not seen or heard of before so I was happy with that.

The meal was very good and reasonably priced - fish and chips - some of the best I've had in a while. In fact, everyone seemed happy with their meal and it was all reasonably priced.

Overall not bad but probably not a real destination. A good place for a beer lover who doesn't mind having some good (not extraodinary) beers.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of mwar
4.41/5  rDev +16.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Huge tap selection! Great place to try many different beers if you are from out of town. Great pub grub. Happy hour specials on food are a real value!

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Photo of WoostaBia
4.79/5  rDev +26.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Ajlvt
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Typical sports bar, modern but no real distinct character to it. It's on the basement level so maybe would have stayed longer if it was raining out rather than being a beautiful sunny day. The private room in the back with pool tables looked cool but there was a loud group of suits doing shots of jager in there. Large selection with some rotating local brews, nothing super unique but a solid selection nonetheless. Fish tacos were good.

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Photo of MickeyHops
3.98/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.91/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of Gsg114
2.8/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of flagmantho
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%

I visited the Tap House Grill for a beer after work yesterday. I've been here several times, and it's a convenient place with a great selection right in the middle of the downtown retail district.

The vibe of the place is very hotel-lounge; kind of a corporate attempt at trendy-but-warm. It doesn't bother me too much, and service was quick and friendly despite it being a relatively busy after-work hour.

160 taps means a huge selection. Most of the regular offerings are widely available, but it's nice to have them all in one place. 20 or so rotating taps have a pretty good selection of rare and interesting stuff, though. My only real issue is that it is a bit overpriced, though this may be due to location. $6.50 for a pint of non-rare or special brew is a bit steep, even for this neighborhood.

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3.64/5  rDev -4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of otispdriftwood
4/5  rDev +5.3%

It's like a local version of Yard House with a large selection and a large space. The difference is that there are pool tables available for hourly rates. I didn't play but asked about them. And I agree with others that the service can be slow when crowded since there was only 1 bartender for both a large bar and dining room service. Only had the soup which was quite good. Bottom line - I wouldn't hesitate to go back next time I'm in Seattle.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of muskiesman
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of MOVERTON1284
3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Visited Seattle in 2010 and stopped here several times, it was across the street from my hotel. I remember a huge selection of beer, at the time I was a newb, but there was lots of Pacific NW beer represented. You can build your own flights, which was cool. I sampled several beers in my trips. The place is very large and the food is good from what I can remember. It is in a great location, so if you are close I would stop by

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of QuakeAttack
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

My second son and i visited after a 13 hour drive from the SF Bay Area. We were in Seattle for the weekend to check out Seattle University (which he decided to enter this fall).

Atmosphere: We both liked walking in and having to go down to get the bar/restaurant. Definitely gave a different vibe. Decent crowd with a mix of ages.

Quality: My mouth was watering with the number of different styles. I DFH Aprihop and North Coast Brother Theolonius. Both were tasty and fresh.

Service: The waiter was nice, but a little too indifferent.

Selection: 160 taps. Please.

Food: We really enjoyed our food. Chicken pasta and fancy cheese sandwhich for my son.

Value: Not really sure. Probably a bit pricey, but it's downtown Seattle.

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Photo of Smurf2055
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

A bit classy. It is downstairs in a basement, there is a large bar and quite a few tables.

The service was good. The place didn't seem too busy, and I was well attended. I didn't ask many questions on the beer, but the waiter was able to give a recommendation when asked.

Obviously the draft list is solid, a wide range of beers and all kinds of styles. Local and import.

The food was really good, and the value was so so for a place like this.

Overall I would visit again. Worth a trip if you are downtown.

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Photo of tokyofatts
3.45/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 3

A-It is a big space, but it is downstairs, no natural light, cavish. Sports on TVs, downtown professionals, slow in afternoon, busy at night, 9 ft pool tables

Q-food is okay, beer has never been an issue (160 taps), but it has made me wonder when I don't enjoy something new- is it because it is sitting or do I just not like the beer?

S-Staff is usually knowledgeable, usually attentive, but sometimes a little understaffed, beers on menu are often out

S- Who couldn't get selection right w/160 taps?! But they do better than average, almost all craft beers. Ruination on permanently when they don't run out, Russian River, Avery, Bear Repub, HUB, you get the picture.

F-adequate, uninspired

V-prices vary, pints$6-7, tulips the same, food can get pricey, but happy hour has some good value like sushi rolls, wings

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Tap House Grill in Seattle, WA
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