United States > Texas > Garland
galensmith (2) Texas | June 8, 2011
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 20/20
Great looking draft house - dark woods on the inside and a huge patio overlooking the lake on the outside. Service was only decent (although it was very busy). Best beer selection I have ever seen - hundreds of beers available, and thanks to beer flights you can try many! Solid bar food and vegetarian options noted. Beers were rather expensive, but there are many specials available.
MisterGrizz (8) , | December 22, 2011
86 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 17/20
Really do enjoy going here. Even on pint night and trivia night, it doesn’t seem to overcrowded. What really draws me in here is obviously the beer selection. They have the largest, and usually best beers on draft (and in bottles) in town. However, bottle prices are pricey as well as some drafts. This is to be expected, but still, I’ve seen better prices elsewhere. Other than that, this is my go-to location for my beer fix. The patio and large bar are a plus.
rbyrgroup (10) Rowlett, Texas | November 2, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Cool place on the lake. Everyone seems friendly. Always have decent beer specials.
RaginCajun (28) Houston, Texas | February 16, 2010| Updated December 20, 2010
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
I am normally a big fan of Flying Saucer, but the service at this location keeps holding me back. They have the typical endless selection of draft beers, but their waitstaff is typically terribly unaware of the current menu. Add that to unattentive service, and I typically avoid this place. After going for 3 straight days shortly after it opened and getting terrible service (waiting 30+ minutes for refills, etc.) on each day, I only go back once a quarter or so, and the service level has not changed. I would avoid this place unless you feel like constantly flagging down waitresses for another $5 beer.
Re-Rate: 12/20/2010: Service has improved a good bit in the last 6 months or so, as apparently someone got the memo. Best beer patio in Big D!
fiveacestx (83) Texas | April 7, 2012
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Got there at 6:30 and the patio was already packed but it’s definitely nice view out there. Decent selection of brews and the service was good. The food was about average.
Terminus (312) Las Cruces, New Mexico | June 27, 2011
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 16/20
Great place-love how its right on the shore of a very scenic lake. easy to get to and some great beers. very big place-can sit alot of people. have daily specials and seem to rotate through their taps pretty quickly. If the beer is in TX, it will be at this bar. I definatley enjoyed this place.
Cavie (80) Fort Worth, Texas | December 25, 2009
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Not bad, not bad at all. Stopped by on Christmas night. A nice little stop with a fair amount of folks included. The bartender seemed to know his stuff, even though I educated him on a bit of info. This place seemed like a mix between the Flying Saucer and Joe’s Crab Shack. Odd, yet comfortable. Do as you will.
dukefan (62) Dallas, Texas | January 8, 2010
80 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
Bad news: Not the most competent or motivated of the Flying Saucer employees. First food experience says it isn’t very exciting.
Good news: It is far enough away that the rare taps don’t get hit as hard. St Arnolds Divine Reserve #9 was on tap without fanfare as was Avery Dugana and many others that would certainly be gone in Addison.
Outdoor patio view of the lake is quite spectacular and worth the trip itself.
Mora2000 (94) McKinney, Texas | September 11, 2010
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
Great location right on the lake and next to Bass Pro Shops. When the weather is nice, have a pint on the outside covered patio overlooking Lake Ray Hubbard. The selection is about like the other Flying Saucers, but the limited beers seem to stay on tap a little bit longer at this location. Decent food, but nothing to write home about. If you like other Flying Saucer locations, you will like this one.
Dixonian (130) Plano, Texas | January 31, 2011
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
Gotta love a place directly on the lake, so this one gets immediate points for location. Selection is on par with the Ft Worth location and generally better than the Addison one. I had a great time last year at their Summer Beer Fest and got to try lots of beers. The service hasn’t wowed me during any of my visits. Food is lacking.
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