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Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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BEER AVG
3.89/5
Based on:
139 Beers
8,394 Ratings
Place Score: 98
Ratings: 175
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: n/a
Taps: 34
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

24581 Lorain Rd.
North Olmsted, Ohio, 44070
United States
phone: (440) 801-1001

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Reviews by frazbri:
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3.73/5  rDev -15.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

I visited Fat Head's Brewery in the middle of a sunny Sunday afternoon. The brewpub stand's in the corner of a large parking lot next to a strip mall. We entered through the bar.

The first thing that struck me was the size of the place. This is a big operation. Stainless steel tanks line both sides of the entrance. The bar has seating for a football team. The vibe is somewhere between sportsbar and family restaurant. It's comfortable, but not homey.

The menu is a mishmash of pub grub, pizza, and barbeque with a little polish flair thrown in the mix. My friend ordered a plate of sausage & pierogi. It was a platter of knockwurst, kielbasa, bratwurst, pierogi and various accoutrements. I ordered six bbq wings with chipotle sauce and a plate of garlic fries. The chicken was good and smokey, and the sauce had a nice pepper kick while still having good flavor. The fries are the new king of spuds. Serving sizes were ginormous.

Service was solid. Our waiter had a decent grip on the menu, but did get a blank expression on my beer order. (I told him the style, but not the beer name) We were seated quickly, and served quickly as well. Everything seemed to operating smoothly.

The beer menu came printed on a dated printout. There were seven or eight house beers, about twenty guest taps, and two casks. The house beers didn't stray far from standard fare. I tried their amber lager, and it was clean and flavorful. The guest taps included many local beers, and a few imports. The most notable included Victory Storm King on cask, and BORIS on tap.

I'd definitely like to return. The beer was solid, and the garlic fries are awesome.

More User Reviews:
Photo of raeman70
3.88/5  rDev -12.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Great food, great selection of beers on tap

Photo of misternebbie
4.31/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Irishace9
4.35/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of cmookrun
4.44/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of saemick
4.24/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

More of a resturan then the brewery itself, but still has a great tap list and everything on the menu is delicious. Wish they'd build one closer to where I live.

Photo of riemster
4.7/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of dcbobcat
4.2/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of mertzhb15
4.3/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of hughesjbailey
4.45/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of ScottJWing
4.29/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Bencooper27
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of MANix73
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

Great food, great beer & great ambience. This is a good place to go for the game, go for lunch, dinner or just because. Large selection of Fat Heads brews & they fill growlers.

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -15.3%

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3/5  rDev -32.3%

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.24/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.6/5  rDev +3.8%

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

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4.44/5  rDev +0.2%

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

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Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon in North Olmsted, OH
98 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.