North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery

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BEER AVG
3.79/5
North by Northwest Restaurant & BreweryNorth by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

10010 Capital Of TX Hwy N
Austin, Texas, 78759
United States

(512) 467-6969 | map
www.nxnwbrew.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
54
Reviews:
185
Ratings:
453
PLACE STATS
Score:
89
Reviews:
33
Ratings:
59
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
9.64%
 
 
Taps:
6
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 33 | Ratings: 59
Reviews by dragonWhale:
Photo of dragonWhale
3.2/5  rDev -18.8%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Debating whether or not to go here or the Ginger Man, I decided that even though this was much further away, a jaunt across town at 5 would be a good taste of Austin. After circling the block like a vulture (not really a block, more like a shopping center) I finally located its precise location, and swooped in. There was a valet there in the parking lot. Confused, I thought about letting him try to park my truck loaded with all my belongings and then tipping him a high-five, but instead I parked myself and went inside, baffled.
Inside it was nice, high-ceilinged and kind've stale. It had that classy style brewery attempt vibe thing (which is always weird, and hence the valet parking). Not really my kind of place although the space itself is impressive. They had 6 beers on, a BA something or other and a hoppy brown as specialties. The bartender was friendly, let me try a few. Had a little artichoke pizza off the happy hour menu at a reasonablish cost and taste.
The beer was pretty good. I'm not sure what the NW theme was..pretty good beer? No IPA? Or was it the pictures? I don't know..a bit of a let down on that front.
I would replace the valet parking with a team of designated drivers to take people home within a certain area so that everyone can get smashed-like, have fun, and get home safe. It's not that much of a jump from valet to this..

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More User Reviews:
Photo of MichialTanner1
4.09/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of tjcamm
3.58/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Junichi
4.35/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 5

Photo of MLDucky
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of porter17
4.29/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

Sat outside on a perfect September night. Didn't have any food. Service was very good except she forgot my glass of water. Had not one but two different samplers (there may have been 2 or 3 repeats in the samplers out of 6 beers but there were also other beers that were not in either sampler). All of the beers were very good to excellent except one which was fair. The high quality was evident. I very much enjoyed my visit and highly recommend a stop in to all beer travelers when in the area.

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Photo of BGsWo22
3/5  rDev -23.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.4/5  rDev -13.7%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 3.5

Photo of Fabiand
3.66/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of JamLand
3.7/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

A slightly upscale brewpub. Only offer their brews, which some of their one-offs are really good. Food is good, but can be on the more expensive side for brewpubs and Austin. The burger is really good.

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Photo of ERMAHGERD
3.88/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

In San Antonio NXNW would be awesome, but for Austin... nope. A surprising number of older folks just hanging out on the front patio getting wasted. The food and service were good, just kinda reminded my of a Chili's or TGIFriday.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of cfrobrew
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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5/5  rDev +26.9%

Photo of Texasfan549
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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North by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery in Austin, TX
89 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.
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