United States > Washington > Seattle
3fourths (1122) 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 (567) Columbus, Ohio | June 4, 2013| Updated April 20, 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.
BrewDad (413) Olympia, | 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.
bhensonb (405) Woodland, California | June 29, 2007| Updated September 14, 2008
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 -
theisti (357) 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
adnielsen (325) Fort Collins, Colorado | August 8, 2011| Updated June 28, 2012
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.
Ibrew2or3 (301) 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.
BŁckDich (215) McCall, Idaho | July 6, 2004
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
Pirate themed bar.....AWESOME! Replica pirate flags drape the beams above your head while the floor beneath your chair is painted to resemble an antique nautical chart. Even the sample glasses have a pirate flag and good olí &quo;Yo-Ho-Ho!&quo;. The service was very good, not much pirate spirit, but theyíre learning. The beers were good, lots of them. Didnít have much food. Great place just for the ambience! GO HERE NOW!
after4ever (213) Brier, Washington | April 16, 2006
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 16/20
Lots of fresh MP beer of course; great stuff. Great fries, good salads, cute little burgers. Lots of other good stuff on the menu. Kind of small for the crowd it draws, but comfortable and you can hang as long as you like. Provided you found parking.
mabel (211) Toronto, Ontario | July 13, 2011
68 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 12/20
2010-07. Visited at the end of a long sunny Saturday afternoon last July, we stopped in for a couple of their own brews on tap. Beer selection is good with a lot of their own available, some on nitro; the two we tried were pretty solid though I quite liked the Black Porter on nitro. Staff was friendly; we did not try any food. The place is quite restauranty with fun, loud music, a well-thought out decor and layout, and a huge treasure painted on the entire floor space; it seemed to smell of lobster. Would return if nearby again.
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