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Fat Headís Brewery & Saloon
Excellent based on 61 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

24581 Lorain Road
North Olmsted, Ohio United States 44070 [ print map ]
440 801 1001

Hours: 11am to 12pm

Mayor: jmikolich (12) | Taps: 32-34 | Bottles: 10

Fat Headís Brewery & Saloon

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Beer Available At Fat Headís Brewery & Saloon (arranged by most recent)
Fat Headís Biere De Mars , Fat Headís Imperial Bean Me Up 85, Fat Headís Hop JuJu Imperial IPA 100, Fat Headís Bumble Berry Honey Blueberry Ale 61, Jackie Oís Waka Waka Waka 89, Fat Headís Super Juicy JuJu , Breckenridge Thunder Stout 56, Fat Headís Nuke Proof Wheat Wine , Fat Headís Rye Saison , Jackie Oís Bourbon Barrel Wood Burner 98, Fat Headís Blueberry Tart , Fat Headís Shakedown 94, Fat Headís Hazelnut Pillage Porter , Fat Headís Prohibition Pauly Porter 53, Fat Headís Bonehead Imperial Red Ale 93, Fat Headís Boogaloo Blonde 66, Fat Headís Pseudo Pils , Fat Headís KŲlsch 65, Fat Headís Hippy Sippy Imperial Stout 95, Fat Headís GŁdenhoppy 88
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61 reviews for Fat Headís Brewery & Saloon
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  80%
 Selection  83%
 Food  80%
 Value  80%
 Overall  83%
 Rating  95%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Guyute_Pig  (48) Columbus, Ohio | May 16, 2012
This place rocks. So glad I finally got to try their beers and they have a great guest tap list, as well. Food was great and easily the best wings Iíve had in months. Lotís of tvs. Great place to hit if youíre in Cleveland.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
KPD  (204) Michigan | April 29, 2012| Updated April 30, 2012
Had lunch here, Sampled the pub brews which were good solid beers. Decent selection of commercials as well. Well worth a visit.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
BVery  (496) Burnsville, Minnesota | February 26, 2012
Visited on 2.26.2012. Fun vibe but definitely a bit commercial. Brisket sandwich is very good, wings were stupid good. 8 house taps with sample sizes available. About 20 guest beers as well. Very solid spot.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
kujo9  (32) North Ridgeville, Ohio | February 20, 2012
Iíve been here quite often, so Iíve got a pretty good feel for the place. Iím glad I live close, because their draft beer selection is one of the best in the area. They turn them over quickly, so freshness is never an issue. Their house beers are solid to excellent, especially anything hoppy. The food is really good, albeit not that healthy for you, but you get a lot of food for the money. If you leave hungry, itís not their fault. The service is usually pretty good and very friendly, but there can be a wait on weekends around the normal dinner time running through about 10:00 on some evenings. The holiday season from Thanksgiving through New Year is quite busy almost every day of the week, so if you go then, you might expect a bit of a wait. Decor is hand painted beer signs/labels on the red brick walls with pictures of patrons in Fat Heads "gear" popping up throughout the entire place. It can be quite loud during busy times, so if youíre taking small children or donít like noise, you might be better off visiting during off peak times (dinner hours). I would recommend Fat Heads to any out of towners if youíre looking for good food and good beer.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
jmikolich  (112) North Ridgeville, Ohio | December 21, 2011
well the food here is out of this world, their beer is really darn good too, however they completely pay favor to the regulars to the point it is a hindrance to the occasional guest... Iíve waited 10 minutes before IPAfest for a table and over 1.5 hours on a saturday night.. however the wait staff is excellent and the food... oh the food, its spectacular. The onion rings will light a fire in your gut in a good way. GET THEM! beyond that they have atleast 10 taps of their beer, and a constant rotating guest taps.. canít wait until they start to bottle their beer so I donít have to wait so long to enjoy. an hour and a half is a bit much, especially when I saw every joe-schmoe walk in and give the secret handshake to the manager and get seated prior to me.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Steeeve  (36) Ambler, Pennsylvania | December 6, 2011
Kind of an odd, divey-looking diner from the outside. Inside, it was festively decorated, garish bordering on a little cheesy, but altogether welcoming. Very long bar, made of stone or some other odd material. Nice long list of 12 house brews and around 15 guest beers. Service was horrible at first; there was only bartender, and he had his hands full with a group of chumps trying to split their bill and pay with cash and multiple cards. It was settled after about 10 minutes, he apologized and gave us 2 beers on the house, and everything was straight after that. We ordered nachos which were pretty tasty, heavily adorned with meat and cheese. I have to dock a point for serving them on house potato chips rather than tortilla chips. Prices were pretty much on par. Had we paid for the first two beers, it would have been about $28 for 4 beers and the nachos. Overall a pretty cool spot with lots of interesting brews on tap. Would definitely recommend.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
herchick  (14) Akron, Ohio | November 26, 2011
The decor in this place is first class. Great hand painted brewery logos on the interior brick walls add to the brewpub feel of this place. Great place to take the whole family for lunch or dinner. LARGE sandwiches with unique combination of ingredients that make their sandwiches outstanding. Great selection of guest taps and house brews from Matt Cole. Amazing, award winning beers! Try the Hop Ju Ju for Imperial IPA for a hop heads delight. Watch out for the onion rings though...they are VERY spicy!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
hopscotch  (249) Vero Beach, Florida | October 13, 2011
Nice big place. Lots of flat-screens and lots of wood. Not noisy. Bar, table or booth seating available. It was brewing day, so the place smelled great. Also contributing to the wonderful aroma and ambiance was the decadent selection of sandwiches, soups, deserts and other entrees. I could go on, but whatever. The place is really cool. The beers were well above average. Just a joy to visit. Save up some calories before you hit the place up, because Iím pretty sure every item on the menu comes with a complimentary heart massage if necessary.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429  (58) , Illinois | September 1, 2011
Stopped in this afternoon for lunch and a few brews on our way between Virginia and Grand Rapids. Was really looking forward to trying the Head Hunter IPA and it did not disappoint. Walked in and, as would be expected at most locations, it was not terribly crowded on a Thursday afternoon at 11:30 AM. Off to the left when you walk in is a nice gift-shop-type area. We walked ahead to the bar and grabbed a seat. The bar is very, very large with multiple tap areas. We had the choice of seven different Fat Headís beers on tap plus a single cask offering. (It looked like they have the capacity for two casks.) We selected the sample tray. In addition to their own beers, there were 10-15 other nice craft brews available. Props for this, first of all. Second, good job having a sample tray, which should be a requirement for any brewpub. Iíd like something other than the generic sample glasses, though not many places have mini snifters for their sample trays, so Iíll certainly give them a pass on that. The vibe of the place is really cool. Theyíve got brick walls with all sorts of Fat Headís logos and accomplishments. As you go into the dining area, they have all sorts of brewery logos painted on the walls--mostly those from the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. The service was pretty good, though not fantastic. The bartenders were quite friendly, though not the fastest. Still, we never sat for long when we were interested in something else. The food menu had plenty of offerings and the sandwiches were as advertised: very, very large. Mine was quite good. Altogether, a very nice selection of house and outside craft beers at a good value. Iíll definitely return for a sandwich and a Head Hunter the next time weíre on our way through.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
DiarmaidBHK  (744) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | August 3, 2011
Oddly enough based on the iconography of the logo and the slickness if the presentation I assumed it was a chain. Itís not. They had 6 of their own on tap and 20 other craft brews on tap and, oddly enough, miller lite. The beers were all solid. They have a massive dining room and a very long bar and even an hour before closing time on a Tuesday it was really loud. Iíd go back if I was in the area.

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