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Beer Available At Fishbowl Brewpub (arranged by most recent)
Fish Tale Winterfish Ale 93, Fish Tale Organic India Pale Ale 74, Fish Tale Organic Amber Ale 50, Fish Tale Hodgson’s Bitter End IPA 56, Fish Tale Mudshark Porter 89, Leavenworth Bakke Hill Black Lager 84, Spire Mountain Pear Cider 25, Spire Mountain Spiced Apple (Draft) Cider 48, Leavenworth Premium Lager 24, Leavenworth Friesian Pilsener 37, Fish Tale Beyond The Pale Ale 44, Fish Tale Vicious Circle Amber Ale 37, Fish Tale Organic Wild Salmon Pale Ale 48, Fish Tale Leviathan Barleywine (Barrel Aged) 100, Leavenworth Hodgsons India Pale Ale 79, Leavenworth Whistling Pig Hefeweizen 38, Fish Tale Swordfish 96
Nalu (18) Washington | October 16, 2010
60 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 3/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 13/20
I’ve been to the Fishbowl a dozen times in four years. I like the interior, but there are some places I never sit because they don’t really fit the pub and are out of the way. Service is variable, but overall pretty good. I dislike the attitude however: bartenders don’t want to talk beer, or talk to anyone other than each other or a few chosen regulars. Selection is also good, as long as you want a Leavenworth or Fish Tale beer - there is only one or two guest handles at a time. They have 3-4 handles of cider and a non-alcoholic Ginger Brew. I’ve never had a bad meal there and usually really like the food. A bit pricy for Olympia, but a good value compared to other brewpubs in the Seattle-Tacoma area. They sell and fill growlers and seem to do a brisk business doing so. I try to support local brewpubs and craft brewing every place I live and travel to, but The Fishbowl doesn’t make it easy.
Prufrockstar (26) Seattle, Washington | July 20, 2014
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
First, the place is now called "Fish Tale Brewpub (Olympia)." Came in with my wife on Sunday morning. Decent food, good prices, okay beer/cider. Laidback. Okay service.
50belair (146) Florida | May 31, 2014
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
Nice little spot in Olympia. Good atmosphere, friendly staff. Good food and healthy!! Cool graffiti art outside. Nice patio and loft. Worth visiting.
maxwelldeux (123) Everett, Washington | February 9, 2014
68 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
This was my first experience with a hipster brewpub. The service was OK; a little slow and slightly off-putting, but OK. There was a great selection of beers, but the quality of them was not all that great - a few were fine, but a lot weren’t. And more weren’t than were. Food was decent, though we only had an appetizer.
Travlr (1516) Washington, Washington DC | September 16, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
We actually stopped here for breakfast since they open at 9 am. Of course, we also had a sampler of foir beers. They have their own stuff plus guest taps. The men’s room is worth a look too.
mrhoppy (226) Santa Clara, California | August 3, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Stopped here for lunch while on vacation. One of many stops on our way back to California.
keepersj12 (63) Sicklerville, New Jersey | September 1, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
A very nice corner pub in the middle of the street. A decent selection of beer was available and the food was pretty good. The prices also were very good. The service on both visits was very good with our waiter sporting a Philadelphia Flyers tattoo which matched my sons hat. Locals told me it was the best place in town.
txspartan (48) Wilrijk, Belgium | August 3, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Excellent place. Great service. Enjoyable beer.
mabel (211) Toronto, Ontario | July 13, 2011
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 9/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 14/20
2010-06. Visited for an early lunch one Tuesday last June, we sat by the door and ate a tasty pulled pork sandwich and seafood stew. Full of concrete floors and wooden tables and chairs, this strange multi-level ceiling has interesting artifacts on display. Two 4-beer samplers found us trying four Fish Tales and four Leavenworths, all quite interesting but nothing stood out. Service was fine if a little on the slow side. This was en route for us and I enjoyed the break, but am not in a rush to return for the beer -- the pulled pork, more so.
GJF (43) Mount Vernon, Iowa | July 13, 2011
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
I enjoyed this place. It was a pretty low-key bar on a friday night, comfortable seating outside. Beers were solid and service was good. Good curry veggie burger here.
gsmitty80 (190) Washington DC | June 9, 2011
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Stopped here on a Sunday and had a couple of their good beers including a fresh hop cask ale. Had great conversations with several of the folks there. The staff was nice and attentive. Excellent stop if your in/traveling around Olympia, worth the stop!
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