The Filling Station Microbrewery

BEER AVG
3.69/5
The Filling Station MicrobreweryThe Filling Station Microbrewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

642 Railroad Pl
Traverse City, Michigan, 49686-2671
United States

(231) 946-8168 | map
thefillingstationmicrobrewery.com

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Added by Mothergoose03 on 11-17-2012

BEER STATS
Beers:
40
Ratings:
86
Reviews:
7
PLACE STATS
Score:
86
Ratings:
42
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
3.93%
 
 
Taps:
14
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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4.85/5  rDev +27%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of DbbC
4.75/5  rDev +24.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of Danielr26
4.71/5  rDev +23.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of Billydoughnuts
4.58/5  rDev +19.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of Mxsluis
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of Indianpaleale
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Cool spot. Friendly staff. Beers are well crafted

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Photo of Lynn
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of HardyA
4.31/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of daniagates
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of clager
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Flabbyjandro
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of GrotiusM
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of tommy5
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Fargrow
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of DannyDan
4.2/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

A brewery at an old train depot that is a very friendly place that I was able to talk to a couple workers about the beer and were happy to talk about what was available. I thought the Huntington IPA and Manhattan Rye were a couple of good beers. They change the beere menu often and so far most beers I had were good to very good, but nothing that makes me pick a must have everytime I go there. I had a couplke of their pizzas..one was one with different type of pork meats with some spicyness and the other had hot spices and peppers on it. Both were really good and flavorfull. They have a variety of 14 different beers in which only 2 are year round and they have many different flat bread pizzas. Still working on trying more stuff here. I do like coming here and is a nice relaxing place to make a stop for a beer or two.

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Photo of deakin
4.16/5  rDev +8.9%

Photo of DMarlinJ
4.13/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of joe1510
4.11/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

The Filling Station, oddly enough, is located in an old filling station right off the tracks. A host stand greets you when entering and before being seated you walk up a couple stairs to the bar room first which is separate from the dining area, although you can eat in both. The bar is short and only has a couple stools so there's room for patrons to order. 6 or 8 tables and a couple TVs sit in the bar area while the dining area is full of tables and booths.

The taplist is pretty extensive with 15-20 house beers flowing at any given time. I sampled 7-8 on my last visit and all were a hit, some being stellar (stout, IIPA, and English Porter). Happy hour runs from, I believe, 8-11 where most beers ring up at $3.25, which is unbeatable in my opinion. The service was top notch. A younger girl was talkative and excited about her job, my trip, and the world in general. That's refreshing to find these days. The bartender was a little quiet at first but opened up and was talkative about the Chicago beer scene and the haps in Traverse. The Filling Station is another place I would have loved to have spent more time. Check this place out in Traverse!

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Photo of Doublicious
4.06/5  rDev +6.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Wolverine48092
4.03/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of target88
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of sjroseen
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of jmich24
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of DCdevyl78
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of GR_Rick
4/5  rDev +4.7%

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The Filling Station Microbrewery in Traverse City, MI
3.69 out of 5 based on 86 ratings.
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