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Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub

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Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl BrewpubFish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub
BA SCORE
88
very good

33 Ratings
Ratings: 33
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.89%
Active Beers: 42
Beer Ratings: 1,966
Beer Avg: 3.65
Taps: 0
Bottles: 0
Cask:
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

515 Jefferson St. SE
Olympia, Washington, 98501
United States
phone: (360) 943-3650

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Reviews by nickfl:
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nickfl

Florida

3.8/5  rDev -1.8%

This place is located right in downtown Olympia, but with plenty of parking if you are driving (as I was). I was there relatively late on a weekday night, but there was a pretty decent crowd in the bar area. Low key but not weirdly quite, just what I want in a brewpub.

The service was good as one would expect when sitting at the bar. My glass never sat empty for too long and the food came pretty quick.

They had a good selection with probably eight house beers on tap and three house ciders. I didn't try any of the cider, but its a nice option if you are into that sort of thing. The beer ranged from average to good with the highlight being an IPA on cask

I ordered a salad and a pitcher of mussels. The salad was a pretty mediocre, romaine lettuce and way too much dressing affair, but the mussels were much better. They actually did come in a pitcher and were steamed in the standard broth of beer, spices and onions. I have had better mussels, but these were good and there were a hell of a lot of them.

Overall it was a good experience and I would definitely stop by again if I was in Olympia.

10-09-2009 05:32:10 | More by nickfl
More User Reviews:
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Keepnitrl

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-24-2014 17:53:11 | More by Keepnitrl
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Coopdaddy


4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-24-2014 00:46:06 | More by Coopdaddy
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dunix

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-22-2014 18:30:28 | More by dunix
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-20-2014 00:27:18 | More by DrMindbender
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crnhusker

Nevada

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-13-2014 18:22:28 | More by crnhusker
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yeaprolly

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

05-11-2014 02:36:17 | More by yeaprolly
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chad_e_martin

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-15-2014 05:26:25 | More by chad_e_martin
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Hobbit

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

03-14-2014 09:06:10 | More by Hobbit
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Hopmodium

Washington

4.15/5  rDev +7.2%

4/19/12 - Visited the Fish Tale Brew Pub while on vacation after a long day on Hurricane Ridge.

It was a busy Thursday night and we seated ourselves next to some dude heavily engaged in his electronice device, after asking him if the seats we wanted were occupied and seeing his reaction on his face, we decided to sit elsewhere. The group of people we chose to sat next to wound up being rude and self-involved to the point where we wondered if we had stumbled into some dimension where the ego is all that exists. Luckily the patrons were the worst part of this visit.

Our patient waitress talked to us about some of her favorite brews so we decided to try Soundkeeper Organic Pale Ale. I had tried an organic beer from Deschutes the day before and was pleasantly surprised by the presence of flavor and lack of gimmick so once again I was happy with my choice to go with organic beer on recommendations. I liked it so much I went with their organic IPA to join my Wild Salmon & Chips which was tasty and fresh. Since I had to drive back to Seattle after dinner I convinced my wife to order the Hodgson's DIPA to go with her Fishbowl Salad with smoked salmon and she quite enjoyed the unusual pairing. Fair prices, quality service, above-average pub fair and diverse beers will keep me coming back here next time I am in town.

06-02-2012 02:49:19 | More by Hopmodium
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Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub in Olympia, WA
88 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.