The Trappe Door
Taps: 10 / Bottles: 166
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 19 | Reviews: 12 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Onenote81:
4.55/5 rDev +2.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5 | $$$
This place was on my "must-stop" list when the family and I were in town for the holiday. Went for a late dinner with some friends. First this I noticed was the crazy amount of noise from this place spilling out into the street. Very boisterous place. Though the friends that we went with said they had never seen it that crazy before. Must have been the holiday crowd like me. I loved the atmosphere otherwise though. Designed like you're in an old cellar. Nice wood beams, lots of brick, and the lighting is dim. I dig it. The menu is excellent with plenty of options. I got the "Belgian" stew and loved it. My wife got a burger and that was great as well. Their extensive list of mayos is one of their trademarks. All sorts of flavors. I especially enjoyed their hot chili mayo. Of course the beer list is nothing short of amazing. My only disappointment was that there were no Quads on draft at the time. Plenty of Tripels, Wits, and BPAs though. I opted for a bottle of St. Bernardus 12. The service was excellent and they really know the beers and menu well. I will definitely be back to this place again and again.
[Note: My friend said they do an awesome lunch special that *includes* a beer for like $7 or $8. Can't beat that!]
12-03-2012 15:59:09 | More by Onenote81
More User Reviews:
4.5/5 rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | $$
Visited on a Wednesday evening after 8PM.
Atmosphere: A classic cellar bar. Lots of wood, cozy tables, great bar, and just right balance of music and noise. Nothing too loud and the one TV which was on was mostly being ignored by those in the bar. About half the seats and tables taken over the hour I was there.
Quality: 90% Belgian imports and 10% American in the Belgian style. A mix of common Belgians and rare as well.
Service: Very attentive staff - talkative but not overly so and willing to talk and make recommendations.
Selection: Huge selection. Plenty of beers on tap (looked to be about 15, maybe 14) and a large bottle selection in the cooler and in some other places as well. Extensive beer menu available.
Food: I didn't try anything off the menu (my Gouden Carolus Easter was my desert) but it all looked quite good - nice mix of appetizers, main courses, and other food.
Value: Given everything I thought the prices were pretty good. My 25cl beer was $7, and at 10.5% ABV I think that's reasonable given the import distance that it needed to come.
Great place. Next time I'm in Greenville I'll have to sit down for a full meal and more than one beer.
05-08-2014 01:29:03 | More by damndirtyape
4.5/5 rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$
Really cool venue. From the exposed beams to the beer taps that come down from the ceiling the atmosphere is just great.
The beer selection seems kind of limited at first, but once you start looking at the menu and realize that the majority of the beers are belgian (and the few that aren't are belgian-inspired such as Ommegang) you begin to get an understanding at exactly how vast their beer selection is for such a narrow niche.
All in all, if you want some great belgian food and an awesome belgian singel, dubbel, tripel, quad or even a sour or two... this is the place for you!
01-21-2014 04:51:25 | More by Ainjyll
4.65/5 rDev +4.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$$
The Trappe Door, located in downtown Greenville, SC underneath Barley's Taproom, is a must-visit for any tourists or even locals. Being a local myself, I can't help but visit every time I find myself wandering the streets looking for the next beer to enjoy and review. They have an extensive, albeit pricey, menu that can satisfy any beer enthusiast's tastebuds.
Specializing mainly in Belgian and Trappist ales, The Trappe Door features an absolutely killer beer/wine/liquor list, and a multitude of meals as well. It captures perfectly the feel of a 'basement' Belgian/middle European pub, with open casks, tables made from barrels, open faced brick walls, and dim lights.
The price is definitely justified, as the entire staff (even waiters and hosts/hostesses) are extremely knowledgable about the selection of different ales, lagers, wines, and liquors, and provide excellent service. The quality of service you receive from The Trappe Door is unrivaled in the downtown area; there are more than 20-25 bars within a 10-mile radius. Having personally been to them all, The Trappe Door is the one that stands out in making myself and whatever company I've got with me feel comfortable, at home, and taken care of.
If you're here to sight-see and tour the city, I highly recommend you visit other establishments in downtown Greenville first, as you will want to spend the rest of your time here in this cozy little gem, enjoying the finest Belgian and Trappist Ales South Carolina has to offer.
01-16-2014 07:30:54 | More by MattNidiffer
The Trappe Door in Greenville, SC
96 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.