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Prufrockstar (14) Seattle, Washington | December 5, 2012| Updated April 16, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 14/20
This place should have more ratings. Unassuming neighborhood bar. Okay food. Unexpectedly nice tap selection that nicely balances Pacific NW offerings with other great regional beers. Prices are good. Food isnít bad.
Overall, a very comfortable place to enjoy a few hours with food, friends, and drinks. Iím glad I live in the neighborhood, or else Iím likely to have missed this place.
There are occasional events that occur here, but youíre not likely to hear about them without stopping in regularly because webpage, facebook, and twitter donít really get updated that often. Also, it has the ambiance of a place that should allow my kid, but they donít (which is their choice and totally reasonable, and Iím not counting it against them in my review, but it means I donít go here that often, because itís not at the top of my list for "I have a night free and want to go out to drink beer" destinations. Itís more of a "I live nearby and itís a nice place to stop by on the way home from work or to grab a good beer and quick meal with my wife" kind of destination.)
flyer50 (48) Seattle, Washington | October 31, 2010
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 19/20
MY favorite place in Seattle for a pint. Best outdoor, dog friendly beer garden in town. A dynamic beer list. Laid back staff, eclectic clientel.
Same owners as Latona and Hopvine. I like this place best, except that Fiddlerís food lags behind the others.
BeerMouse (11) | February 3, 2010
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Very cozy and friendly place to enjoy beer, food, and music. Very good selections on tap and they rotate thru them quickly, so thereís always something fresh and new coming.
OldMrCrow (61) Seattle, Washington | July 25, 2009| Updated February 8, 2010
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
I canít believe this place isnít in the database --- but if it is was, I guess I would have found it before today.
Fiddlerís Inn is the closest thing to a English neighborhood free house that Iíve seen in the US -- not in the sense that it tries to be a faux-English pub, but in the sense that it perfectly adapts the neighborhood spirit and the passion for good local ales to the circumstances of the Pacific Northwest. The result is authentic, laid back, and entirely enjoyable. Tonight they had 11 beers tap: 10 excellent under-the-radar micros from Washington State, plus La Folie. (When I commented on this, the server raised the possibility that La Folie had brewed on Elysianís equipment, which would make the tap list 11 for 11 in-state.)
Food was good and plentiful, prices extremely reasonable ($3.50 for a schooner of La Folie!!). Really nice local feel. Iím very glad to be moving into the neighborhood.
Addendum: after many return visits, Iíve got only great things to say about this place. Tap list can be a bit IPA-heavy sometimes, which is not all bad when the IPAs in question are Pliny, SN Wet hop, etc, though I confess less excitement about Hales, Boundary Bay, and that sort of business. Plenty of unusual offerings (<10 ratings on the database, sometimes never rated before) and a high probability of finding the absurdly good Chuckanut beers filling their lager slot. My favorite Seattle bar by a country mile.
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