Tapwerks Ale House & Café

Tapwerks Ale House & CaféTapwerks Ale House & Café
BA SCORE
82.2%
Liked This Place
4.08 w/ 73 ratings
Tapwerks Ale House & CaféTapwerks Ale House & Café
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

121 E Sheridan Ave
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73104-2419
United States

(405) 319-9599 | map
tapwerks.com

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PLACE STATS
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
73
Liked:
60
Avg:
4.08/5
pDev:
10.78%
 
 
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Ratings: 73 |  Reviews: 38
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4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Tapwerks at Bricktown happened to be straight across the street from my hotel. Geez, what a coincidence. I've always heard mixed reviews about this place so figured I better see for myself. I did not try the food, but the menu is fairly standard bare bones pub eats - sandwiches, salads, and fried stuff. Place is not what I'd call a looker, but it's comfy enough. Bar is a bit high for my liking - or bar stools a bit short...yeah a first world problem of my own genetics. Beers? 212 taps on 2 floors and 100 bottle choices. A very good selection of Oklahoma brews here. Most everything else is pretty common, but did not see any of that "good ole boy honkytonk pool room swill" at this tap house. The bar is pretty good size and was filled with patrons. The barmaid was running her ass off, but doing a fine job. She wore a shirt that read "BEER SNOB" on the back and she knew her stuff well, not to mention perfect pours. I tipped her well! I had three Okie brews for $4 each. Good deal! I only have two REAL complaints. The copper flashed tap splash and bar top really needed a polishing as they looked neglected and...a little gross. A copper bar top? Okay then. I know beer should not be too cold, but it was almost 100F that day and I wasn't really down with the merely cool temps from the taps here. Will I go back? Certainly!

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3.78/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

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4.17/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

This bar is in a great location downtown, a short walk from the arena and in the heart of Bricktown.

The atmosphere is decent but not endearing at all. Very much a pub feel. Upstairs has a smoking area (haven't seen one of those in years) and overall the place is huge.

Tap selection was fantastic and the bottle list was decent too (relative to what is available in OKC). Didn't eat here, but the menu wasn't all that interesting so we went elsewhere for food.

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vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Checked this place out on back to back nights while on a business trip to OKC. After taking the recommendations from others I felt like this was the best place to find some beers that I don't typically get in NY. The bar has a good atmosphere and of course college football was on because it was kick off weekend. The bartenders were pretty knowledgeable and were able to point me in the right direction for local choices. They had new beers from Boulevard, COOP, Choc and Roughtail (newer brewery in OK). Overall I was very pleased with the beer selection. The food was good, nothing over the top but good enough for me. I would definitely recommend checking this place out when in the area.

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vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

I like this place. they have a very good selection of beers for Oklahoma. The bar staff is knowledgable and the food is pretty damn good. They keep sports on the multiple screens and will even change the stations to accomodate the patrons. Sometimes the music is a bit much, but other than that, it's a good place to chill.

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3.65/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3

Stopped in Labor Day weekend on a Saturday 2pm-ish..

Some nod to beer, but more of just a really loud (even at 2 PM)place with tons of big screens. I like a a place where I can talk over a pint,, this aint the place. Had my kids with me when more than one profanity laced/racist rap rap/hip-hop song blares over the audio system. The waitress stated it was Pandora or some such music service, so they couldn't control the content. At that point I mentioned they could control the volume..

Waitress was attentive & somewhat smart on beer

Beers were alright, nothing wowed me. Selection was pretty good, but plenty of of wasted taps. I thought more OKlahoma & Regional beers should on offer based on what I know we get here

Food was alright, didn't enjoy my crab cakes (crappy) & or my pannini (meh), but my kids & wife liked their's

Pricey for what you get, not sure why Bricktown really rates these prices (rent???)

Would visit again without my kids, when looking for a not quiet pint (never got a full pint o for 3) , but would not seek out

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Tapwerks Ale House & Café in Oklahoma City, OK
Place rating: 82.2% out of 100 with 73 ratings
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