United States > Washington > Seattle
Travlr (1787) Washington, Washington DC | August 4, 2013
64 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
Fairly generic place with a maritime theme. Samplers are generous, but the beer was mediocre. Food is standard pub food but with an interesting emphasismon seafood. Tons of parking in front.
3fourths (1401) Boulder, Colorado | August 4, 2005| Updated April 20, 2013
60 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 11/20
Arrr...uuhhh I was expecting more of a pirate bar than this place. Minimal decorations, minimal brewania, but otherwise a clean and small pub with nice furniture and tall bar. The selection was extensive in numbers but lacking in quality, and the three versions of the IIPA (regular, dry-hopped and double dry-hopped) all were pretty poor. Whatís the deal? Iíve had the Maritime IIPA at McCormickís Fish House and it was amazing, unfiltered, sour and fruity. This stuff was all clear and bland. Loses a point on ambiance for the location, feels like it sits under the freeway and across the street from a bunch of auto body shops.
Dogbrick (796) Columbus, Ohio | June 4, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 15/20
(Visited 03/2013 on the Seattle Road Dogs Tour): The Jolly Roger Taproom is located near Salmon Bay in the Fremont area of west Seattle. There is a parking lot in front of the building.
The interior is relatively small and reflects the Maritime theme. Red walls with a small bar in the center.
The beer selection consists of around 10 house beers, and there is a sampler of 5 beers. On my visit this included a Weizenbock, Pils, Red Alt and Nightwatch Dark Amber. The beers are all decent for the most part.
Service on our tour groupís evening visit was good. The server was attentive and had a good knowledge of their beers.
I did not have any food on my visit.
Overall this is a pretty good brewpub to visit in the Seattle area.
theisti (609) Leawood, Kansas | January 13, 2009| Updated June 28, 2012
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 13/20
Visited Monday evening, January 12th. Location threw me off a bit, this is in a pretty industrial looking area, though close to Ballard. Really small place, with some Pirate themed decorations. Had a nice selection of their beers on, and all of the food looked really good. I had the tuna sliders, and was quite pleased. Based on the rave reviews, I also got an order of the onion rings and was not disappointed. I had a bit eof Tomís steak and was really incredible. Super high quality cut of meat, excellently prepared. For a brewery, the food here is well above average. Service was pretty nonchalant, though not unfriendly. Worth a stop if you are a local or have a few days in Seattle
bhensonb (505) Woodland, California | June 29, 2007
68 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Based on two visits. Great ales. Great atmosphere. Very good fries. Itís a must visit - grittier than Hales -
BrewDad (451) Olympia, Washington | April 13, 2008| Updated September 14, 2008
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
The Jolly Roger Tap room is a fun place. Was very busy when I arrived. They open at 3:00pm so that is a small issue if you are looking at stopping for lunch. They have do have a good pub faire for food. Parking right out front can be dicey and tough to find. Drive around the block looking for a good spot so your car does not get dinged. The service was surly at times but then I think the want-a-be player was trying to be a big shot for the local flavor. They where out of several of there main beers not sure why and they could not say why. Will go back to get my beers that I missed this would be a great place for a party and with some good friends. The locals do and act like it is there pub only. NO Kids allowed. Loved the look inside this was place had some great character be sure to see the map on the floor you can not miss it. Yes it is a Pirate theme all the way.
adnielsen (422) Fort Collins, Colorado | August 8, 2011
78 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
I had a typical sampler tray outside and found their brews solid. Cool little joint. The location did change from the previous Leary Way location to 11th and Ballard.
b727trijet (371) Isleworth, England | February 26, 2013
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
I enjoyed both their Imperial IPA and the Portage Bay Pilsener, both of which were suitably hoppy! Some friendly locals and efficient staff. I could easily have stayed here for more but had to press on with my long pub crawl.
Ibrew2or3 (353) Tempe, Arizona | October 15, 2008
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Small place in almost nothing but industrial steel work, dock work type area of town. The place sports about six or seven tables and about eight to ten barstools. So a very small crowd can cram this place full. The beer list was seriously short on variety during my visit, figures with my luck. The help was much less than enthusiastic too. It didnít feel that friendly. The beer was tasty and pretty much without flaws and I only tried the smoked onion rings for food. They were dynamite. The only problem with them was that I wanted to eat the two to three person serving size by myself.
LilBeerDoctor (345) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | October 17, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
A solid restaurant/brewpub in the Fremont area. Obviously features a maritime theme. Plenty of TVs showing sports. The beers that I happened to sample were pretty good (the imperial pale ale and nightwatch dark amber), though the overall menu is not the most exciting. Mostly standard pub fare - sandwiches and some seafood. Overall a solid spot, decent to good beer, but nothing too crazy.
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