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Pike Pub & Brewery

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Pike Pub & BreweryPike Pub & Brewery
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Place Score: 87
Ratings: 154
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.88
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1415 First Ave.
Seattle, Washington, 98101
United States
phone: (206) 622-6044

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Photo of dirtylou
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

located at the far end of the Pike's Place Market in downtown Seattle - probably the most central brewpub location for tourists

The actual brewpub opens up into the halls of the indoor market and is 3 stories. There is tons of seating but a rather small main bar.

There was maybe 10-12 taps on the day we visited - i had the XXX stout and the lady had the tripel. Both were ok (stout being better) but nothing overly special. I perused the bottle selection and noted that the old Bawdy was like $9 for a 12oz bottle. The tap beers were pretty cheap ($3.75, maybe a happy hour price).

Service was good but not great (hostesses seemed to enjoy chatting rather than hosting) and we didnt have any food.

Not a destination brewpub, but a spot to grab a beer at when at the market

Photo of bigkingken
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Located in the heart of downtown Seattle, less than a five minute walk from the famous Pikes Place Market, sits this brewpub on the bay. The restaurant/brewery shares a gigantic building with several other stores making it more of a mall setting. You walk down a flight of stairs to get from the stores to the beer. There are barely any televisions, and the ones there are difficult to see, making this place a terrible spot to catch a game. Otherwise, the bright neon lights and general cool vibe score very high marks. After all, they never claimed to be a sports bar.

The food is fairly expensive, although probably not for downtown Seattle. I ordered a salmon burger (after all, this is Seattle) but it was extremely disappointing. The fish had very little flavor and the toppings did nothing to help out. The accompanying fries and coleslaw was good, but again, nothing outstanding. However, what saved this place was the seafood chowder. Real, big chunks of crab make this one of the best soups I've ever had.

The beer was very good across the board but none were outstanding. Everything was hopped correctly. Nothing was overly bitter. Everything was flavorful. The Scotch may have been a bit sweet, the blonde a bit bland and the XXX Stout may have been a bit, well, okay that one was wonderful. I would also recommend the Tandem.

One bartender was completely overwhelmed by a mass of thirsty people right after I sat down at the bar. She worked her ass off to get them drinks while trying to attend to a full seated bar as well. I didn't get any service for about 45 minutes, but I can't blame her. The fact that she gave me a free bowl of chowder certainly didn't hurt either. She finally got the line beat, and that's when management decided to send some help. Go figure...

Photo of wagenvolks
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Hit up this brewpub with my GF and her friend after a long day of hiking around downtown Seattle. Had their IPA and XXX Stout on-tap, both of which were fantastic brews. Picked up a bomber of the latter, as well as a bomber of their Old Bawdy Barleywine. Prices were fairly reasonable, and the burger I had was excellent. My gf's crab cakes were tasty as well, although her friend complained that her burger was undercooked. The service was okay, but a bit slow given the undercrowded restaurant. All in all, though, I definately would visit this place again next time I'm in Seattle.

Photo of dnichols
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

I had not visited the Brewery in many years so when I was last in Seattle I stopped by with a friend for a couple of beers.

When we visited the bar was packed but because we were not ordering lunch we were required to fit into the bar area in a portion of the facility that did not offer table side service. Despite the poor service the atmosphere was entertaining and upscale. The beer selection featured the current Pike Brewery selections and there were several micro and import bottles of beer available (I was impressed that Rochefort 10 was available). We did not order any food but did scan the menue. They had a decent selection of food for a bar and the prices were reasonable. Additionally, the Brewery had available tee-shirts, caps, glasses and other memorabilia.

Photo of wspscott
2.85/5  rDev -26.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

The first impression is a good one, when you walk in you can see all of the brewery equipment in the middle of the restaurant, , but it also looks like a sports bar (lots of TVs). We stopped in the the middle of the afternoon so it wasn't very busy, mostly people watching the NBA Finals. Given the number of people in the place, the service was pretty erratic. I don't think our waitress felt like working that day :)

My wife had a root beer and I started with the sampler ($8). They give you 8 beers on a numbered wooden tray (with a page that describes each numbered beer), unfortunately they don't let you pick which beers you get. I used the wheat as a palate cleanser between samples (not impressed). I liked a couple of the beers the Kilt Lifter -( "a scottish style ruby ale") and the extra stout (I'd give both of those a 3.5-4). I could do without the rest, not that they were bad, just not that good. After the sample and mediocre service, I decided that a whole pint was not in my future.

We also tried the chicken nachos. This was a huge plate of nachos with black beans, corn, tomatoes,... again good but not great. We did not have any other food, but it looked like standard bar food.

Maybe worth stopping by if you are doing the tourist thing at the Market, but I would not make a trip for it. It also seemed a little pricey but I suspect that is because of the tourist location.

Photo of shirsch
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

I loved the fully exposed brewing setup. The crushed grain is carried up three floors by a bucket conveyor and the entire brewing process from there is gravity fed. The atmosphere is quite touristy, but that is to be expected because it is located in the heart of Seattle's tourist district (Pike Market). The food was above average bar food. The beers are decent, but none of them really stood out as exceptional. They had a ton of shwag merchandise for sale that was appealing to tourists. I would go back.

Photo of dbalsock
3.3/5  rDev -14.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Looking from up-above, this place seemed like chain-restaurant, and it actually discouraged me from going at first. Once I got down the stairs though, it looked a little better, but still wasn't the most appealing place to get a beer. It was huge with a ton of tables and multiple bars. I sat at one bar, but the bartender was finishing her shift. She was very nice and would have been great, but she said I had to go to the other bars to get service... which I promptly did. I got a taster and the other bartenders showed a lack of personality and a lack of care for their job. They were seemed hurried, even though the place was not very crowded, and were careless with the way poured and served the sampler, spilling beer and creating a general mess. The sampler was good, with a decent pale ale and a very very good scotch ale. They had numerous beers on tap, probably about 8 or 9, but I didn't really count. The place was above average compared to a lot of brewpubs in the country but I won't be stopping by again because there are better in Seattle.

Photo of Dogbrick
4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Pike Brewery is located at one end of the Pike Market near the Arcade. Parking can be found at various meters and garages in the immediate area.

The brewpub is on the lower level, and you can actually look down into the bar from above which is pretty cool. Some of the brewing equipment rises to the upper level so you can practically reach over and touch it from upstairs. The interior is large with segmented areas and multiple bars. One room in particular is really cool as it is a brewing history museum of sorts. It's nice to learn about drinking beer while drinking beer.

Pike has around 10 beers on draught, and has a sampler available featuring 6 beers for $7.95. Many of the beers are the standard Amber, Pale, IPA, Scottish fare but there are a couple seasonals like a Weisse and a Tripel. All of the beers are average to above average. The XXX Stout is particularly good.

Service was good on a weekday afternoon. The server was familiar with what beers were available and what styles they were.

I tried the fish & chips and it was very good.

Overall I would say no visit to the Pike Market would be complete without hitting the Pike Pub & Brewery while you are there.

Photo of bbothen
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Mid April 2008 visit on my whirlwind 36 hour Seattle visit.

Located right off the Pike Place Market. Huge place that is filled with lots of brewania, taps, tins, trays, etc lining the walls. Has the feel of a touristy type place. That is to be expected considering the location.

The beers I sampled were all good. Nothing mind blowing, but all well executed within their style. I had the stout, IPA, Monk's Uncle Triple. I enjoyed them all.

The service was fine. I sat at the back bar with all the brew equipment in the background. The bartender was talkative & seemed to enjoy his job & talking beer with customers like me. When I ordered the stout he poured me a sample that was topped off with Lindeman's Lambic as a suggestion. Not my thing, but nice of him.

Considering the location of this place & the types of folks who come in, I can see why some Advocates may frown on it, but I would go back if ever in the neighborhood.

And it's a great place to people watch while enjoying a nice house made brew.

Photo of gixxerman
3.56/5  rDev -8.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3

I stopped in on April 7th, and they were having an anniversary of the repeal of prohibition special - 10 oz for 10 cents when you buy a pint. I had a few of the Pike Street Stouts, which were very good.

The bar itself was packed, it was lunchtime. There were quite a few beer conversations, not what I had expected after reading reviews pegging this as a 'tourist trap'.

The bartender was very attentive and quick, despite the large crowd.

I didn't try the food, since there are many other options in the area, but the beer was solid, and the place had a good vibe.

Photo of benito
2.09/5  rDev -46.1%
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.

Photo of sleazo
3.29/5  rDev -15.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3

Classic brewpub vibe with the machinery in full view. Plenty of beer related parphanalila don the walls. The location is in the basement of a shopping arcade a block or so down from the Pike Public market. This makes it a good location as the market may be a bit touristy it still is a good place to get some quality eats. I had a couple of the beers and they were decent but not great. They have a good selection of styles though. Had the sampler and the winners were the Nellies Golden Ale and the XXX Stout. I got a full pint before this which was their Kilt lifter which was mediocre at best. I had just eaten some fantastic sushi down the block so I did not try the food. Servvice was meh, I got a free sample from the bartender but she didnt come around when I wanted to have another or even to drop off the check.

All in all this is not a bad place to grab a beer but the actual beers really did not blow me away.

Photo of bobsy
4.55/5  rDev +17.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

I really liked this spot in wonderful Pike Place market, and we visited it several times over the course of our stay to enjoy the delicious brews they had there. It has a strong brewpub vibe, with a lot of the machinery visible. I popped by in the afternoon one day, and they were roasting barley, which made for the most wonderful smell.

After ordering a sampler I found that I'd be happy to have a pint of any of the brews they brought out. Particularly good was the XXX Stout, which I managed to get a couple times before we left. Other standouts included the IPA and the Monk's Tripel.

Service was decent, and the food was standard pub fare, and nothing remarkable.

Photo of CU570M
4.95/5  rDev +27.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This place was great. The beer selection was really decent. They had all their own brews plus some Belgians and German beers. They even had cups and jars of hops and barley out there for you to smell. I think it was cool, because i myself have never smelled these things. The also had one of the better bratwursts i have had. It came with sour kraut and a Pike's XXX Stout mustard. It was a great mustard. The server was on top of his game as well. I went to go use the restroom and when i came back my food was allready waiting for me. It was excellent. Would definitely go back again for sure.

Photo of Hollenbeck2
3.7/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 2

this place was ok, surprised since the beer from this spot is excellent, cramed into the basement of what seems like a beatnik shopping mall. good service though, good quality shopping for the pint glass collector.

would not recommend for the dinner crowd as there are much better spots in walking distance but would highly recommend sampling the brews, great IPA and pale ale, but the eating area feels like a shopping mall food court...sorry dude.

anyway seattle is cool, and this place is worthy of a stop from the fish throwing corwd for a calming beer.

Photo of beals
4.58/5  rDev +18%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Stopped by during a whirlwind 3-day tour of the city following a business trip. Looking for lunch and perhaps a tour. They don't run scheduled tours, but the maître d' said he'd go try to find a brewer or the owner. We ended up getting a semi-private tour with the owner, Charles Finkel.

The atmosphere was much more brewery-centric than many other brewpubs, in which the brewing equipment sits behind glass or in the back of the place. At Pike, the brewpub is literally built around the brewery, with the equipment in a vertical setup through the center of the place. Very cool.

They had quite a few beers, so we picked up a flight with lunch, and were not disappointed. The pale and IPA were standard and solid, but the rest of the beers were well above average. Great stout, excellent tripel. The top two beers, however, were their Kilt Lifter (Scottish Ale) and their Tandem (double ale).

Our server was great, giving us recommendations on the food and stopping by to see if we needed anything else.

The beer selection was solid -- even though they mainly served their own beers, there were plenty to choose from. And the food selection was excellent, as well. Far more variety than the standard pub fare.

I ended up getting a beer-braised sausage and my buddy got a burger... at this point in the day, we were famished, so perhaps our opinions were a little biased, but it was one of the best lunches we had in Seattle.

Photo of warmstorage
3.51/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

July 13, 2007 update: Happily, since all of Washington State has gone non-smoking, I can now re-review Pike without bashing them for the repulsive cigar room. That old bashing is in [brackets] below. Basically all of my earlier comments remain intact. The beers are good enough, and well enough done, without being particularly adventurous or interesting. A "double dry hopped" ale on cask was a big disappointment, and the "double ale" at 7% was almost infected with fruity esters.

---historical review below---
Yes, Pike Pub is in a touristy location, but it wasn't populated with many camera toting tourists when we went in (8:30pm on a Sunday night.) Some conventioneers, but not the annoying, "I'd like an iced tea" people who don't seem to realize what a brewpub is. The atmosphere is big and sort of spooky, and hard to explain until you see it: you walk down long stairs into an industrial theme, with a U-shaped bar at the far end, and tables here and there, and a nasty smoking pool hall room.

[There is also a really, really foul cigar room in the back end. We asked the first server we saw (the host station was abandoned) where we could sit non-smoking, and she said it was all non-smoking, but then when we saw people smoking in the pool hall room, she said "except in there." Overall, though, there was plenty of safely non-smoking seating, and the bar was mostly okay, though the pool hall didn't have doors to keep the poison in.]

The bartender's service was excellent, especially when it was dead slow when we arrived. We had already eaten, so I can't speak to the food (but I don't really care how food is: I'm going for the beer, even when I do also eat.)

The in-house tap selection was pretty average: five or six, and one keg kicked (IPA) while were were there and didn't seem like it was going to be replaced. The IPA was pretty good, and the XXX Stout was excellent. (NOTE: This version of their specialty is FIVE X's, but the BA system keeps reducing it to XXX, for no reason I can tell.)

The bartender was initially a little tight on the tastes (I'm willing to pay for them if I have to, but I really only wanted to taste a sip of each to decide what pints to drink.) He warmed up, though, and seemed slightly entertained as I explained gravity to my friend. When another guy at the bar was paying his tab, he asked for another small taste of the 5X Stout, and the bartender brought out a (free) full-to-brimming six ounce tumbler of it: good, smart service there, for sure.

The three house beers we had were all solid and drinkable, but none were amazing, and they seem fairly conservative in their style philosophies. I'd like to see what they could do if they experimented with less mainstream styles and interpretations.

They are owned by Merchant Du Vin, the (somewhat famous) beer importer, and it shows. They had an excellent bottle selection, including Rochefort 10 ($9 for 11.2 ounce bottle) and Rochefort 8 ($8 for 11.2 ounce bottle), Westmalle Dubbel ($7.50) and Tripel ($8.50) both in the 11.2 or 12 ounces bottles, and Tranquir House ale, among others. (This bottle availability is why they get the bump in Selection, even if they aren't in-house brewed.)

Since my friend hadn't had Rochefort before, I splurged on a 10, poured into a proper, branded goblet, and the bartender inquired before pouring if I was "pro yeast" or "anti yeast". I responded pro, which seemed to gain approval. He also asked when I ordered it if I wanted it opened, so the implication was that it was available to buy bottles ot take out. It was fantastic, of course, and seemed well cared for.

I'd certainly go back if we were in the neighborhood, and it was perfectly fine for a place to have a few beers, but I wouldn't choose it over Elliott Bay, Big Time, or Elysian.

Photo of dickroop
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Visiting Seattle and Pike Place Mkt, stopped in for lunch and beers. My second visit here, I find the place a good option Beers were OK, food was OK, location, location, location, and a rather nice, friendly atmosphere.

The wait staff was quick and efficient, the selection was fairly good, and everything was available, plus an ESB that wasn't on the list. I enjoyed the IPA, although it wasn't extraordinary, it was fresh and tasty. I ordered a veggie sandwich f/ lunch, and it was fine (although also not extraordinary). Also tried their hefeweissen, which disappointed a bit. Perhaps my taste buds were zapped by the IPA, but I didn't think the hefe had much flavor.

I recommend the place for good atmosphere and serviceable brews.

Photo of bosco7
3.68/5  rDev -5.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Fourth time visiting. The atmosphere is a little sanitary and touristy which is not my cup of tea. Being so close to the Pike Place Market I guess that comes with the territory.

Beer quality is hit or miss. The IPA is good but I have had some pretty middle of the road beer here. Still above average.

I have had terrible service and pretty good service it just depends on the waiter/waitress.

Decent selection of beers; about 8 or so.

Best vegetarian nachos ever. Decent prices maybe on the high side.

If you at Pike Place Market without a car and do not feel like walking for a fresh beer drink/eat here. If you have a car at your disposal or feel like walking 20 or so blocks for better fresh beer go to Elysian Brewing.

Photo of TheBungyo
3.3/5  rDev -14.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

I've visited here several times and only once had great service. I've asked about beers that Pike brews and gotten funny looks as if the server had no idea they even made them. The food is pretty forgettable while the beer definitely has a soft spot in my heart though it isn't otherwordly. They do fine selection-wise as most of the more mainstream styles are represented (pale, IPA, Stout, Scottish Ale, Tripel, etc ...). Each time I visit I feel I'm in no hurry to return, even though it is the closest brewpub in proximity to me.

Photo of nortmand
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Pretty neat touristy brewpub in the touristy Pike Place Market. I actually thought the whole downstairs thing was pretty neat.

Good, clean beers, with that PNW hop kick. Pretty surprising, considering who they're trying to attract.

Sat at the bar and had good service. Again, kind of the whole indifferent Seattletude, but nothing really to complain about.

Nice array of different styles. Tried the xxx stout and the barleywine. Both well done.

Worth a stop for a pint if you're visiting Seattle, as you'll more than likely end up at the market anyway.

Photo of skillerified
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Had a nice Sunday lunch here over the weekend. Loved the look and atmosphere of the place. Dark, rich wood with black iron accents. Lots of beer paraphernalia on the walls and elsewhere. A few well placed neon signs add a little color to the place. Lots of different seating options too, booths, high tables, regular tables, the bar, etc. Most visitors shouldn't have trouble getting comfortable one way or another. The service was good, our server in particular was always there when needed, but didn't stay too close. The food was alright. The bacon cheddar burger I had was cooked right and all, but the sauces used to accent it weren't quite my kind of flavor and other than that nothing really stood out about it. My wife did enjoy here salmon sandwich though. The fries were great too.

I really felt the quality of the beer on hand was excellent. I had a Pike's Kilt Lifter and a Celebrator Doppelbock, both on-tap and both of which were served in fine glassware and at perfect temps. Poured properly, with a good look at the head still there when it got to the table.

All in all, this was a great little establishment. I'd give the food another chance. The location isn't half bad. They're in Pike's Market, but still have relatively close street access. Price wise, this was one of the more reasonbly priced meals we had downtown during our stay in Seattle.

Photo of Redrover
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

I had not been here in a number of years, so during my latest trip to Seattle, I made a beeline to Pike.

Located in one of the lower levels of the market, Pike has several elevations and this adds to both the ambiance and the look. They have a U shaped center bar which seats about 20. They also have a small auxiliary bar and plenty of tables, you should have no problem grabbing some space.

The Pike has lots of black iron, exposed ductwork and some neat display cases. The tanks are front and center. Lots of framed beer memorabilia on display.

They offer 5 year round beers with additional seasonal and cask offerings.

Brau Ayinger Weisse, Celebrator Double Bock and Framboise Lambic offered as guest taps. Guest bottles include Sam Smiths, Pinkus Organic Pils and Melbourne Brothers Wild appricot. In addition they have 8 botted Belgiums including Orval, Rochfort 6, 8, 10, Westmalle Dubbel and Tripel, Chimay Red And Chimay Grand Reserve. Not to shabby in my opinion.

The server was friendly and quick. Not hovering. I enjoyed my food, my beers and the overall experience. I'm already looking forward to my return visit!

Photo of Greenfloyd
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

You find yourself having a pint right smack in the middle of the culinary epicenter of Seattle....Pike's Place Public Market. How do you beat that? The beers represent the spirit of the Northwestern style of brewing with a healthy presence of hops (even in a usually low hopped Scottish Ale style, the Kilt lifter). Every beer has a charm of it's own and all pair well with the tasty food offered on site. There is nothing like a Pike Pale Ale with their fish & chip plate. This is a perfect place to relax (even though it can get pretty busy) and reflect on the market's goods, the next Seahawk season, or your next beer. Make sure and stop off at nearby DeLaurenti's deli for some great meats, cheese's, olives etc. to go with your locally crafted brew. Good Drinking.

Photo of 86sportster883
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

I had been to this place a few times in the past and always enjoyed the beer and the atmosphere. Pike Brewing Co is located in the heart of Seattle's Pike Place public market. If you're planning to drive there during the day, you will probably wind up parking in a lot since, street parking is very limited.

Pike's Pub is a nice sized place with an interesting layout that fosters a relaxing brewpub atmosphere. Tables for diners are set up along the windows on one side and there's a good sized bar on the other. Between the two is an area with large leather chairs and a sofa in case you want to feel like you're hanging out at a friend’s house. There is one TV by the bar, but it's small and in an odd place where it's not really too visible. The music, on this Tuesday evening, ranged from tolerable to irritating while the service at the bar was OK.

I ordered their stout which was served way too cold. By the last few sips it had warmed enough to where I was able to distinguish some of the beer's dark caramel and toffee flavors. The stout went real well with the Wynoochie River blue cheese that was part of a "local cheese plate" that I ordered ($7.95 for 5 pieces of cheese and some sliced bread). I also tried their Scottish Ale which smelled a little off (sour?) but the taste was decent.

On tap they also had Celebrator Dopplebock, BraU Weise Hefe Weizen and their own Pale Ale, Weisse, a Tripel, a Double Ale and a Golden artisan ale called Naughty Nellie. They were out of the IPA and had nothing on cask on this particular evening. In bottles they offered Orval, Rochefort 6, 8 & 10, Westmalle Dubbel & Tripel and Chimay Red & Blue.

For diner I ordered the spicy stuffed king salmon and it was very good, but be warned, SPICY is the key descriptor above. After eating it you're not going to taste much of anything else for awhile.

Overall, this would be a good place to go after work or for dinner and beers with a few friends or colleagues.

Pike Pub & Brewery in Seattle, WA
87 out of 100 based on 154 ratings.