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Naked City Taphouse

Not Rated.
Naked City TaphouseNaked City Taphouse
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

22 Ratings
Ratings: 22
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.1%
Active Beers: 68
Beer Ratings: 178
Beer Avg: 3.56
Taps: 24
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

8564 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle, Washington, 98103
United States
phone: (206) 838-6299

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(Place added by: Idaho99 on 11-02-2008)
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Reviews by MilwaukeeCrusher:
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4.56/5  rDev +12.6%

Boy was I glad I visited this place. A film I am of film noir of the 50's and now a fan of their beer. Service was excellent and got to meet the owner who said they were coming out with a "Dude" flavored beer. Beers were solid to mostly great. I really liked their IPAs in particular and wish I had a chance to taste some of their seasonal offerings. One of the best places I visited in Seattle period. I need to get back.

MilwaukeeCrusher, Oct 17, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of Penguins66
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Conflicting feelings about this place. It's in a great location for people watching, they have a decent variety of beers on tap, an interesting food menu, and reasonable prices. However, we felt it did not live up to its high rating.

My wife and I tried 5 different beers between the two of us. They were all decent but nothing really stood out. They appeared to be understaffed on the night we visited. Our server was all business and clearly overwhelmed, so we won't fault her for the slow(ish) service. Our food was OK--a little on the funky side but shame on us for ordering beet burgers and lobster mushroom risotto. (Note the latter was made with lobster mushrooms--I had to look it up--not lobster AND mushrooms.)

Penguins66, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of DaveMiller
5/5  rDev +23.5%

DaveMiller, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

strongaf, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of HoppySeb
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

HoppySeb, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of EspressoGuy
3.86/5  rDev -4.7%

24 beers on tap; 16 of their own. An amazing range ... so I wished that you could choose the six for the tasting tray instead of being restricted to the six they say you must have. Loved two (Crossfire IPA, Pinkerton Porter), really liked another (Infernal Beaute Belgian PA) and liked the others (Blonde Ale, India Red Ale, American Brown Ale). Friendly prompt bartender. "Rawhide" on TV; this ain't the place to come to watch sports!

EspressoGuy, Nov 12, 2013
Photo of Zach122
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Zach122, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of Smurf2055
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Good vibe. Good service. The food is reasonable. There’s a very nice selection of beer on tap. This brewpub puts out their own beers as well as putting on some very good taps from the area and the region. Very good spot to check out, the Greenwood area is pretty saturated with good beer spots.

Smurf2055, May 30, 2013
Photo of flagmantho
3.95/5  rDev -2.5%

I went to Naked City with my wife yesterday for the first time. I've been itching to go there for awhile, now.

It's a decent, straightforward bar setting. It's clean and laid out pretty well, and there are games and things available to help you kill the time while quaffing some brews. Of these there is a very good selection on-tap and in cans or bottles. The on-tap selection seems to center around Pacific Northwest brews, which I appreciate. Their selection also includes a half-dozen in-house brews, all of which I look forward to sampling in the future.

Service was good, although the place was pretty empty when we were there. Food is decent if unspectacular; the menu is rather small but has some tasty options and some vegetarian items.

I definitely plan on heading back to Naked City again soon.

flagmantho, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of jkdrummer
3.33/5  rDev -17.8%

Finally got to check this place out. Just went for a couple beers but I did make these observations:

- Bar was full due to World Series on the screens, not really clear where to order, eventually found the line at the end of the bar.

- They had a list of the beers on a piece of paper, didn't find the paper until it was my turn. That fact and having only one bartender on duty made ordering slooow. Why not add a large chalkboard with the taps listed?

- I didn't check, but the pints looked more like 12oz shakers - when will proper pours be a law here? The schooners looked like 10ozers.

- Eventually got a seat at the bar, and the bar was sticky.

- Their own Naked City beers were excellent! Many different styles. It was nice to see local/fellow brewpub beers on tap as well. Wish they had a beer engine though.

-Bartender was knowledgeable and friendly.

Recommended!

jkdrummer, Oct 28, 2011
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Naked City Taphouse in Seattle, WA
91 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.