1. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.

The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

Not Rated.
The Flying Saucer Draught EmporiumThe Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

45 Ratings
Ratings: 45
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: n/a
Taps: 70
Bottles: 150
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

815 W 47th St
Austin, Texas, 78751-2359
United States
phone: (512) 454-7468

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @flyingsauceraus

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: AChamberlain on 05-11-2008)
Place: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Ratings: 45 | Reviews: 23 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by shoky01:
Photo of shoky01
4.43/5  rDev +8.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

The second Saucer i had ever been to outside my home Saucer in Houston. We went for a day trip to have lunch and beer shop. The lunch hour was very slow so we got very good service. It is a bit of a small location compared to Houston but i liked where it was, right in the Triangle. Had my 3 beers and my compadre had a couple of rootbeers since he was driving. First time we ever saw Thomas Kemper root beer, not something we get down south. The food selection was a little different, had myself a burger, which we also dont get in the houston location. Very good. Our goddess was friendly and attentive and talkative. Good experience and will be going back some time. I do like the outdoor seating area with the wooden tables and benches, will have to sit out there when cooler weather hits.

Also, your membership in the UFO club counts in ANY Saucer so no matter where you are, if you have your card your beers count to your plate.

More User Reviews:
Photo of jkinny
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of cfrobrew
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of reebtaerG
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of Ben7773
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

Photo of axpetree
5/5  rDev +22.9%

Photo of mgr78704
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Nightwish1094
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of Jame515
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of CraigTravor
3.5/5  rDev -14%

Photo of charleslueg
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of greenspointexas
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Getalegup
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Mazzifer
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of MichialTanner1
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of blue_eyed_fury
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Texasfan549
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Fabiand
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of JamLand
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of BillRoth
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of n00blar
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of champ103
3.61/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4 | food: 2

Located in the Triangle shopping center, this is pretty much your typical Saucer. Except for the awesome patio outside with wood benches, and the inside has a bit more wood accents than the Houston locations. Still same old penny lined tap wall.

Service..pretty much the same. It entirely depends on what time you come and who you get. Early weekday, wide open and no problems. Food is exactly the same as almost every other location I have been to, and frankly bad. Which is par for the coarse.

Good selection of beers. Tons of Texas options, as well as the usual mix of good national brands and imports. I still love seeing Firestone Walker on tap. I guess since it has not hit Houston, it is still a new sight for me. Good beer, cool patio area, that is about it.

Photo of videofrog
4.48/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Visited on a Friday night. It was crowded, but not shoulder-to-shoulder. The atmosphere was lively, but not loud. Really liked how a couple of Beerknurds were toasted (one guy had hit 1000 beers tried).Our waitress was very helpful, and actually talked me out of a beer in the best way possible by offering a sample instead of an entire pint. She didn't hesitate on my other 3 choices.
I had one of the turkey sandwiches, which was not bad for the price. Choices are good with very few "palate killers" on the menu.
72 beers were available on draught. Great variety of locals, imports, and U.S. craft. Menu was easy to read with good, concise descriptions.
I've been to the Flying Saucer in Downtown Fort Worth, but I definitely enjoyed this one more. The service/atmosphere here finally convinced me to join the UFO club. Can't wait to move back to Austin.

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in Austin, TX
91 out of 100 based on 45 ratings.