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Barking Dog Alehouse

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Barking Dog AlehouseBarking Dog Alehouse

12 Ratings
Ratings: 12
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

705 NW 70th St
Seattle, Washington, 98117
United States
phone: (206) 782-2974

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Photo of czechsaaz
4.53/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Barking Dog is in the middle of a residential neighborhood without many other businesses around. Great selection, always rotating taps. Taps are heavy on the Northwest Micros but often many that aren't the same, available in every Alehouse in town, selections. Usually a couple-three Belgians or some other interesting strong ale too. (First place off the East Coast I've seen Alagash 4 on tap.) Nice selection of bottles too.

The food is really good, brewpub type, but of better than average quality. Big portions for a normal amount of money. Good snacks and great sandwiches.

Bartenders/servers I've encountered (I live about 13 blocks away) are pretty knowledgeable about beer basics and the details of the local micro selections.

As an added bonus, free wi-fi.

Photo of RoyalT
4.47/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Atmosphere – This is a cozy little pub in the Ballard area of town with plenty of street parking. Inside the place is well organized. You pass through the table seating to get to the wonderful bar, which really is a pretty sight. The walls are adorned with beer pictures and the interior fixtures are all hand made from a guy that lives across the street.

Quality – This is where the bar shines. As I said earlier, the fixtures in the pub are all hand made. The ceiling is that new “industrial” motiff. Everything is new and in great condition.

The bar is a thing of beauty. It’s not overly big, but it’s made out of fine wood and had a gleaming finish. It looks like they just built it. The fine tab handles are spread out around the bar and there’s a huge collection of liquor in the background.

Service – I’ve only been here once. The service was good although I was there at an off-hour. The waitress didn’t know squat about beer but that’s to be expected. The bartender wasn’t even on yet.

Selection – They have 21 taps going on any given night and a fairly extensive selection of bottled beers. Some of the tap highlights were dry-hopped Immortal IPA, N’ice Chouffee, a Unibroue of some kind, Old Rasputin, and a few other gems.

Food – I had a burger and fries and it was well above average. The meat was charbroiled to high heaven. The fries were those “waffle-style” kind and nicely seasoned.

Barking Dog Alehouse in Seattle, WA
93 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.