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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

48 Reviews
The Flying Saucer Draught EmporiumThe Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

14999 Montfort Dr
Dallas, Texas, 75254-7519
United States

(972) 934-2537 | map
www.beerknurd.com

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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
91
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
77
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
9.31%
 
 
Taps:
94
Bottles/Cans:
128
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 48 | Ratings: 77
Reviews by TXHops:
Photo of TXHops
3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

With so many beers to choose from, it's hard not to rate The Addison Saucer really highly. This particular Saucer location has the largest selection of any of the Saucer's stores. In order to be brief (yeah right) here are the good things about this Saucer:

-massive beer selection (hundreds of drafts and even more bottles)
-much better than average bar food
-friendly staff
-roomy and fairly well kept/clean
-several TV's showing sporting events
-live music on the weekends
-2.50 pint night on Mondays for all drafts
-Wednesday "you keep the glass night" (buy a beer at regular price, keep the brewery glass--limit one per customer)
-$2.50 Texas beers on Sunday nights

and the bad things:
-too many beers to rotate stock quickly enough
-staff is under-educated on the beers (not un-educated, just under-educated for a serious beer bar)
-smokey
-bad music IMO (It seems to be b sides of non-top 40 90's alternative bands. How I can sit there for 3 hours and not hear a single song I've heard of is uncanny)


All in all, it's the best bar that I've been to in Dallas, but it could be better. I hear they're remodeling....

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More User Reviews:
Photo of zizouandyuki
4.19/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of Eachristman
4.61/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Awesome beer selection! Food is okay, the bratzel is my favorite. Too bad they did away with the free popcorn, it was great for munching on.

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Photo of Mortarforker
4.6/5  rDev +12.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of oldn00b
4.3/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Flying Saucer is about as great as a chain experience can be, imho. This one doesn't disappoint. It's not as funky in terms of decor as say the Nashville location but I sort of dig the more modern, darker bar vibe.

The selection is absolutely solid. Service is hard to rate but was above average and speedy enough considering the crowd level.

Food is more or less typical bar food. Still I put Flying Saucer up there for a solid place to stop if you're visiting somewhere new and looking for a good beer (as I was).

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Photo of PhillyStyle
3.43/5  rDev -15.9%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3

Visited May 2015:

Stopped by this place twice while in that part of Dallas. Overall, I got to say that this place was pretty average all the way around, except for the beer selection. They has a number of beer that were local and from the state. That was really the only area of note. The service was very underwhelming. The second night that I went, it must have taken 20 minutes to get a beer...and the place was no where near packed. The first night, I sat at the bar...again, not that packed and I had trouble getting the guys attention to get another beer. Don't get me wrong, I am all about being not being bothered by the staff, but that was over the top. Food - average for what it was. The beers that were served had no head on them. I did note that they did have a cask, yet nothing on tap while I was there and some other special offerings. Something to think about though...sometimes more is not better...it is just more. Probably would not return.

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Photo of ruzzal
3.98/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of jmikepool
4.73/5  rDev +15.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Very good selection of beers

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4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

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3.81/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

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4.2/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -26.5%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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5/5  rDev +22.5%

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4/5  rDev -2%

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3.76/5  rDev -7.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in Dallas, TX
91 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.
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