Elysian Capitol Hill | Seattle, Washington
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Elysian Capitol Hill
Excellent based on 79 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

1221 E Pike St
Seattle, Washington United States 98122 [ print map ]
206 860 1920

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Hours: Mon – 11:30AM til late; Tues-Fri – 11:30AM to 2AM; Sat – Noon to 2AM; Sun – Noon til late

Mayor: 50belair (2) | Taps: 16 | Bottles: 40

Elysian Capitol Hill

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Beer Available At Elysian Capitol Hill (arranged by most recent)
Elysian Split Shot 96, Elysian Valhalla Red IPA 96, Elysian Bye-Bye Frost 93, Elysian Kurpitsahti , Elysian Elk Frost 75, Elysian Space Dust IPA 97, Elysian Punkuccino Coffee Pumpkin Ale 99, Elysian Night Owl Pumpkin Ale 92, Elysian The Immortal IPA 91, Elysian Perseus Porter 92, Elysian The Perfesser 65, Elysian Men’s Room Original Red 64, Elysian Backstage Riff 3 , Elysian Schmucker! Strawberry IPA , Elysian Busker Blonde , Elysian Dragonstooth Stout 99, Elysian The Wise ESB 92, Elysian Loser Pale Ale 81, Elysian / Central City I-5 Amarillo Ale , Elysian Savant IPA 96
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79 reviews for Elysian Capitol Hill
 Ambiance  77%
 Service  75%
 Selection  77%
 Food  75%
 Value  74%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  90%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
YogiBeera  (121) New Jersey | January 12, 2009
Nice place- a bit loud with the tvs and the bartender was in a grumpy mood. But the selection was fine, the beer was good. And definetley a place I would go back to.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Zeswaft  (113) Charleston, South Carolina | December 29, 2008
This is a great place. It started off a one of the first black-out nights ive had since college. Hipster capital hill bar. Young crowd. Good beer. Mediocre food.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
cbeers21  (35) Miami, Florida | November 28, 2008
Good location with a cozy industiral feel. Great selection of fresh tasty brews with a friendly staff. Food looked good and the prices were fairly reasonable. The cask pale ale was quite good and the good environment made the evening even more enjoyable.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Goldorak  (114) Montreal, Quebec | October 28, 2008
We only had about 2 days in Seattle, so obviously we couldn’t do every bar, brewpub and store. But I had my heart set on Elysian, and picked my B&B because it wasn’t too far away. We had a full day of walking – including an impromptu visit of the grave of the coolest man who ever lived, or at least tied with Johnny Cash – so we were ready to sit down and have a good meal. It didn’t disappoint, our plates were tasty, and the portions huge. Too large in fact. After only 2 pints and those thousands of calories, I was too full to have another drop. It was unfortunate, because the Beers I chose, who weren’t the chart-toppers that I heard so much about (they weren’t on tap) were excellent, and there were still a few more I would have liked to try, but it just wasn’t in the cards. The atmosphere was cool the old, historic building was gorgeous, décor was a bit worn but fun. It would have been nice to snag bar seats, but there weren’t too many available, so we had more of an intimate dinner in the quieter section next to the brewhouse. I learned a hard lesson: if you’re planning on drinking a bit, don’t use up all of your stomach space for food.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Taverner  (83) San Ramon, California | October 6, 2008
This is the consummate PNW Brewery/Restaurant. Somewhere in an Encyclopedia, there is an entry for Pacific Northwest Brewpub and there’s a picture of this place. The service is great, the folks know their beers and are helpful to both the n00b and the Beergeek. They always have some bottled selections to take home, and their beers are first rate. The food’s good too - I tried both their mahi mahi tacos and their turkey pannini. Both were great, and go well with their beers. Typical of PNW brewpubs, they are a Pacific Northwest stab at California Cuisine, even though I would get shot for saying that. But the idea is to take disparate elements, and make magic out of them. Their food, and beers, do that.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
mabel  (230) Toronto, Ontario | September 15, 2008
Visited on a busy Saturday evening back in February and was pleased to hear swingin’ oldies, especially since I was in town for some lindy hopping at the Century! Quite spacious inside with brewing tanks on display and sparse decor of flags and Belgian beer signs. Friendly, quick and helpful staff joked good-naturedly about their sister brewer down the hill. At least 8 of their own on tap were delicious and fresh, with special notice going to the Immortal and, surprisingly, the Razmatazz.
BuckeyeBoy  (146) Boise, Idaho | April 6, 2008
Stopped in this place a couple of times. A good selection on along with some of the stuff from one of there other brewing. Along with a guest tap. Pretty nice place.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
mmilrod  (12) | October 19, 2007
Relaxed industrial atmosphere, with high ceiling and large Kid friendly area. Offering brew beyond Elysian, and a full bar. The beer menu sports more than a few well-earned medals. Brewery works are visible from serving areas. Service can be spotty due to turnover, the best service is at the bar. Parking can be tight, this IS Capitol Hill.... Food runs from average pub fare to excellent, with a changing fresh sheet usually holding the best. Their peanut arbol gets a menu workout and worth trying. Their Wise ESB goes with food better than almost anything brewed in Washington. One of the few pub-feel locations that could work for singles of all stripes, but beware, be polite, and be tolerant.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
BrewDad  (451) Olympia, Washington | September 24, 2007| Updated September 10, 2008
Well this was the place to stop so they say. Was there for the AHA rally had some nice beers but the service was less than what one would like. I realize it is hard to get great help but for a great brewery they should hire better the service sucked. The bartenders where not very nice and seemed not to care. The place was the typical brewpub. They have some awesome festivals at this pub and the Great Pumpkin festival is a blast.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
Nate  (291) Indiana, Pennsylvania | July 30, 2007
Walked up here after a good sampling at Pike .. boy it’s up there on the hill. Early afternoon, so not busy. Server was the bartender even though I was at a table, and he didn’t seem that interested in getting over too much. Couple of the beers I really wanted to try, like the saison and jasmine IPA were not on tap though on the menu. Did a sampler and had a pretty good lunch. For some reason I was expecting a bit more, or perhaps I imagined the hype. Worth a stop, for sure and not too bad a walk from the Market and points downtown.

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