Brouwerís Cafe | Seattle, Washington
RateBeer
Places > United States > Washington > Seattle

Brouwerís Cafe
World Class based on 164 ratings
Type: Bar

400 North 35th Street
Seattle, Washington United States 98103 [ print map ]
206 267 2437

brouwerscafe.com | twitter | food menu | beer menu

Hours: 11am - 2am


Mayor: 5000 (29) | Taps: 64 | Bottles: 300


Brouwerís Cafe

Create a free account for these features:
Edit This Place | Add Event Here



Beer Available At Brouwerís Cafe (arranged by most recent)
Hopworks Urban The The Incredible Abominable of the Enchanted Barrel , Stoup Imperial Porter - Whiskey Barrel , Crux Freakcake Oud Bruin 93, Surly Pentagram 98, Arrogant Bastard Ale - Bourbon Barrel 97, Black Raven Great Grandfather Raven , Perennial La Boheme Kriek 98, Victory White Monkey 95, Sierra Nevada Barrel-Aged Narwhal Imperial Stout 100, Reubenís Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout 93, The Commons Putin From the Wood , Pelican Mother of all Storms 100, Fremont Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Star Coffee Edition 99, Elevation Signal de Botrange (2014) , Elevation False Summit 96, Breakside Aquavit Barrel Aged IPA , Holy Mountain Gose , Surly Eight Ale 98, Avery Tweak (Bourbon Barrel) 100, Struise Black Damnation I - Black Berry Albert 100
More Beers Available Here
add beers to this location Sign in to add beer    |    Sign in to edit availabile beers    |    Print Shelftags    |    Customize Shelftags



164 reviews for Brouwerís Cafe
 Ambiance  89%
 Service  77%
 Selection  94%
 Food  80%
 Value  71%
 Overall  87%
 Rating  99%
90+
80
70
60
50-
Rating Distribution


84
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
glkaiser  (38) Seattle, Washington | April 18, 2006| Updated October 30, 2007
Have been meaning to update my rating for some time now....Iíve had some of the worst service ever over the past 6 months at various times, once when we were 1 of about 3 tables in there. Yes, they still have awesome beer. Yes, Iíll go back. But, Iím going to do my best to just sit at the bar and not have to deal with the servers. Iíve kind of just stopped frequenting here. Too many other good options in town that try hard to make you happy. Original rating: This place is a must for anyone visiting Seattle...unparalleled selection and a great place to grab a few beers. Bartenders are very knowledgable. Food is great. Yeah, itís expensive....but well worth it.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 12/20
after4ever  (232) Brier, Washington | April 16, 2006| Updated March 8, 2014
State of the art. New construction, mountain lodge feel. Exposed rock, channel steel, and timber. Long beer bar backed with endless bottle coolers (glass fronted). Side bar for spirits. Back room for fireplace. Lots of yups due to the neighborhood, can get crowded. Food is great; they make a good yeoman effort at Belgian dishes. Good steak, good frites, good mussels, good salads. The catch? Spendy. $40/plate if you have apps and a couple of interesting beers. As the years have gone by, the kitchen has come up steadily. Itís easily worthy of your food dollar, the food is easily worthy of the beers it accompanies. Not the greatest restaurant in Seattle, but many very fine dishes. Prices arenít getting any lower, and never will, but the beer selection is phenomenal and the kitchen is now rock solid.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
batkins  (78) Vancouver, Washington | March 19, 2006
Everything youíve heard is true. The place is beautiful and tastefully decorated. The beer selection is awesome. I was impressed that they still had 5 non-BWís on tap during the BW Fest, great move! The staff was fairly knowledgable and prompt. Food was good. While your in the neighborhood, you can even check out the troll under the Hwy. 99 bridge!
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
JasonG  (36) Salt Lake City, Utah | February 9, 2006
Unassuming outside, hard to find with no obvious sign out front. Inside - not at all what I expected. The place is slick, almost fancy. Huge bar, with tons of taps, several engines, bottles prominently displayed behind the bar. Two floors, second is more of a balcony from which you can look down on the bar. As has been said, a pretty pricey place, but some really awesome stuff, both in draft and bottles, particularly belgains. Proper glassware. Also, this place is almost entirely beer focused, but the people there were not just beer geeks like myself. Iím acutally surprised they are able to make money, as many of their brews canít appeal to the average drinker. But hey, Iím not complaining. Service was not quite as knowledgeable as I would have liked, but still very good.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
beerchurch  (29) | January 20, 2006
A great selection of beers (understatement). Hell, they have everything the law allows in WA state as far as I can tell. Strict adherence to the use of proper glassware (very nice). They present beer like a French chef presents an entrťe. They give beer the respect it is due. A great place for Belgians. A great selection of top shelf booze (this isnít ratescotch, however). Personally, I was not overwhelmed by the food. The bartenders seem to know their shazzzitt about beer. The wait staff, not so much. Donít get me wrong, I love this place. Only because other reviewers have been so over-the-top in love with Brouwerís must I say that it is not everyoneís idea of a beer Mecca. It is kind of dark, very modern and industrial in a Euro-hip kind of way, and some folks arenít so fond of that. I think it is definitely very cool, and the selection of beer is unparalleled; however it comes very close to being beer snobbery. Iím sure there are many who will consider me a Coors-swilling moron for suggesting such a thing. And therein lays my point. So much for the devilís advocate thingÖ A tour of Seattle beer joints would be incomplete without a visit to Brouwerís. This is where the tour should start.
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
drismyhero  (12) Tacoma, Washington | December 19, 2005
The owners of Bottleworks can do no wrong. Over 50 taps, about half of which are Local or Western micros, the rest are imports rarely seen in tap form. The bottle list is a wonder, basically the entire Bottleworks inventory is available, and thatís a lot of bottles. Amazing renovation + Freemont broom factory = an atmosphere most Suburbian restaraunts can only dream of. There is a definite threshold waiting to drop between beer loving Seattlites and Yuppies - but the place still caters to mostly gooey-eyed beer geeks. The only knock on the place is the absurdly high numbers printed after menu listings - two digit numbers for most everything. That being said, the food is good, but it leaves you less anxious to buy that Cantillion.
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
11026  (58) Alabama | December 5, 2005
You simply must go here if in Seattle. My only knock is the price on some of the food but I am a cheap bastard.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
porterdude  (15) Bellingham, Washington | October 31, 2005
I went to this place after the Cask Beerfest and was told by many an brewer that this was the place to go to when in Seattle. This place is freaking awesome. I am speechless when descriging it. So many beers, so many Scotchís........ Try to get a booth if you can, I sat on the upstairs ring, which was okay. It was Saturday of Halloween weekend, it was packed, and the servers still managed to do one terrific job. I had a sandwhich there, they are pretty big and damn tasty.
96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
BŁckDich  (215) McCall, Idaho | September 26, 2005
Just like Cancun was engineered from the ground up to be appealing to college binge drinkers, this place was built with the beergeek in mind. Unassuming but relaxed exterior, upscale interior with very classy decor, not too cheesy. Wide tap selection, the belgins are a bit pricey but thereís plenty to be had. Lots of bottles. I didnít talk to the staff much about the beer but they answered any questions I had. The food was great, a bit spendy, but there were plenty of other things on the menu Iíd love to try next time Iím there. This place rocks!
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
leitrim65  (16) Seattle, Washington | August 29, 2005
Hidden away on the backstreets of Fremont. This place is a dream for beer lovers. The setting is Belgium with steel and faux rock throughout the place. An awesome selection of Belgians and American micros, on tap (50+) and in the bottle (200+). All are poured in the appropriate glassware. Quality food to compliment top notch beers and spirits.

What's Your Opinion?
Add your review


Checked In



Proximity Map

View Proximity Map
Print Travel Map

WiFi
Children
Patio
Proper Glassware
Seasonals
Real Ales
Singles
Growlers
Edit Info | Add an Event  
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50