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The Pike Brewing Company

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BEER AVG
3.68/5
BEER STATS
Beers:
36
Reviews:
1,639
Ratings:
3,458
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
87
Reviews:
104
Ratings:
179
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
9.14%
 
 
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The Pike Brewing CompanyThe Pike Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1415 First Ave
Seattle, Washington, 98101
United States

(206) 622-6044 | map
www.pikebrewing.com

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Reviews: 104 | Ratings: 179
Reviews by benito:
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2.09/5  rDev -45.4%
vibe: 2 | quality: 1 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3

Near Pike Market, the Pike Pub is like a Hard Rock Cafe of brewpubs--there's tons of interesting breweriana adorning the walls, but one can't help feel slightly manipulated by the commercialized nature of the place. It's located downstairs a few storefronts down from the actual Pike Place Market, and they carry all of their house beers on tap. The pub is enormous; there are several dining rooms, a large bar area, and, of course, a dry goods section that hawks lots of Pike-beer merchandise. The bar is tucked behind the t-shirts.

My friend and I sampled all of the house wares and were so thoroughly unimpressed that we left without ordering a single pint. All of the beers tasted over-attenuated (dry) and metallic. Only the Weisse Beer, their American wheat ale, was passable, but it wasn't good enough to merit a pint or schooner on its own. It may have only been passable by comparison. Their tripel and barley wines were not on tap, but the first seven beers were enough to make me pass on buying bombers.

Between the dizzying atmosphere and the mediocre beer, stay away and save yourself a headache.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DLS168
3.69/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of porter17
4.18/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Really cool place where I enjoyed a sampler with my wife. We also had a couple of appetizers. They have a very large selection of beers (their own root beers) and you were very satisfied with both the food and the beer. The decor was very good and the place was overall a good vibe place. I will say that the lighting at the tables was extremely bright. I felt like a surgeon in the operating room. Other than that, awesome place and absolutely worth a stop when in Seattle.

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Photo of kylehay2004
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of IPAchris
3.55/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Chris-1911
4.06/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of tim007007
3.61/5  rDev -5.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Photo of Junichi
4.31/5  rDev +12.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of HerbGuy42
4.75/5  rDev +24%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Good beer and good food. Has separate, spacious bar seating (self-serve), as well as general seating. Whenever I go somewhere for a growler fill, somebody (often an attractive lady) "ooh"s and "Aaahh"s at my Pike Brewery euro-style growler, which they sell here for a decent price. They have beer history and memorabilia plastered all over the walls, and I always find myself reading newspaper clippings on the wall whenever I come here. It is loud and busy, but I kind of like that. They are pretty vegetarian friendly.

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Photo of Moose90
3.68/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Phil-Fresh
3.43/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.5

Conveniently located within Pike's Market in Downtown, Seattle. Pike's has been brewing for a good long while in Seattle. The vibe is kind of chill, considering its tourist local and the place has lots of vintage decor. The quality of the beer is solid, though the service could be better along with the selection. Solid if you need a quick drink!

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Photo of Donkster46
3.67/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Oh_Dark_Star
4.01/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

This was a nice little tour and tasting. The food's not bad and the service was pretty good when I was there. It was sure fun to try some offerings I can't find on the shelves!

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Photo of rgengel
4.13/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of WoostaBia
4/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Mehinaman
4.75/5  rDev +24%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Great place to visit whether you live or are visiting Seattle. Located in historic Pike Place Market, this brewery has a huge selection of beers and good food as well. There is also a small, but very cool beer museum. This is a must visit for fans of craft beer

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Photo of iRun2Beer
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of KLHBB
3.73/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Pretty touristy but I'm a tourist. Very loud and busy, lots of families with children. That said, not a relaxing place but the food and beer was great. Definitely go if you're in the area.

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Photo of guityler83
3.65/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.25

The first brewery of many on my trip to the Northwest and not a bad way to start out. After walking the Seattle downtown 1st street area and passing through the Pike Place fish market we needed some grub and a few beers to regain some energy - Pike Place would fill that need.

The vibe wasn't my thing but in the heavy foot traffic area probably went over well with the general pop. Tons of retro beer paraphernalia lined the walls to the point where it became distracting. It reminded me of a TGIFridays for beer - super busy.

Beer quality was great - I had a straight forward saison that blew me away and a pale ale that was decent (very classically hopped with big malt character) but fell short of my expectations. The lady had an IPA and a Porter both were nice from the few sips I took.

Service was decent, waiter took our orders quickly and was informative about the beers and food menu - he was a little slow on bringing us a second round and our bill but the place was picking up in volume so not unexpected.

The beer selection was about average - Your typical IPA / APA / porter / etc main stays with a few other beers with more interesting spins. But the food was probably the highlight for me - Not sure if it was because we were so hungry or if it was warranted but the pizza I had and the sandwich she had really hit the spot - and that spot was our stomachs.

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Photo of Bunuelian
4.13/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of mmosey
3.43/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Photo of gshak
3.94/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of dasEbb
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of QuakeAttack
3.51/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Photo of mabermud
3.9/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Very good set up, service, and food. Great location. The only thing lacking is World-Class beer.

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The Pike Brewing Company in Seattle, WA
87 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.