The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
Taps: 80 / Bottles: 210
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 62 | Reviews: 55 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by coldriver:
4.33/5 rDev +2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4 | $$
Our usual go-to place in Fort Worth. Really like the historic building in the Sundance Square area. Great selection of taps and frequently rotated. Always seem to have new beers coming out of Austin which aren't bottled and can't be found elsewhere in Ft Worth. Patrons are typically beer savvy (but not snobs) although you still see guys ordering vortex-bottled super-cold swill. Curtis, the manager, always seems to make the rounds and is happy to talk beer. Monday pint nights are a real bargain at $3. Can get quite crowded at times inside but the overflow seating on the outdoor deck overlooking Sundance Square is great as long as temps are under 100. Only real problem I have is the beer menu - updated once a quarter. Seems like I spend about 20 minutes a visit back and forth with the waitress trying to establish what is actually available. How hard would it be to print a daily (or at least weekly) beer menu?
08-01-2011 01:55:36 | More by coldriver
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4/5 rDev -5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$
First time in Ft. Worth, so I made it into the top rated beer bar in Ft. Worth.
Atmosphere - It's a pretty large place with a good amount of booths, adequate seating at the bar, and some additional tables both in the back and in a side room. It's a clean, comfortable place to eat and drink.
Quality - They serve both quality beer and quality food.
Service - Both nights I stopped in I sat in different places. The bartender was conversational and helpful about the menu. The waitress was also the same way, so I didn't prefer either location as it was a positive experience in both.
Selection - They have a good 25-30 or so drafts nicely sectioned into beer style, and they have a pretty good bottle selection as well. It'd be pretty hard for you not to find something you'd like, plus they had just finished a barleywine tap takeover, so they had a great selection of that style when I was here.
Food - I ate the 2nd night I was here, and I greatly enjoyed the food. They offered up a very good variety of mostly standard bar food, and numerous dishes had a fairly unique twist on it. I would definitely eat here again.
Value - Good value.
Overall this was a great experience. I had good beers, good food, and was impressed with the service. Recommended!
02-27-2014 04:24:30 | More by smartassboiler
4.08/5 rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75 | $$
Great service and good food. I liked the fact that they had a build your own flight sampler, that's always good in my books. Unfortunately, they did not have very many local beers on tap and for the sampler, the beers had to be on draft. The beer menu seemed kind of cheap and didn't really provide a good definition of the beers, so you really need your beers when you go in here. They were out of some of the beers that I ordered, so I had to choose others. It was a good place to visit, but not a place that I would go to all the time.
09-01-2013 16:23:01 | More by rc_brew06
The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in Fort Worth, TX
94 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.