The Collins Pub | Seattle, Washington
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The Collins Pub
Excellent based on 41 ratings
Type: Bar

526 2nd Ave.
Seattle, Washington United States 98104 [ print map ]
206 623 1016

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Hours: 11:30 - 2am everyday


Mayor: ACHops (5) | Taps: 20 | Bottles: 100


The Collins Pub

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Deschutes Mirror Mirror Barleywine 99, Caldera Kettle Series Hopportunity Knocks 86, Double Bastard Ale 100, Black Raven Wisdom Seeker Double IPA 99, Yakima Craft Vern IPA 87, Almanac Extra Pale Ale 92, Fort George Sunrise Oatmeal Pale Ale 77, Bison Organic Hop Cuvee 62, Black Raven Trickster IPA 90, pFriem Secret Single Hop Pale , Green Flash Green Bullet 98, Harmon Expedition Amber , Logsdon Seizoen Bretta 99, Deschutes Black Butte XXV 99, Firestone Walker Wookey Jack Black Rye IPA 100, Naked City Black Hops , pFriem CDA
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41 reviews for The Collins Pub
 Ambiance  78%
 Service  74%
 Selection  80%
 Food  81%
 Value  70%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  89%
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74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
mistersinalin  (24) St. Paul, Minnesota | August 15, 2007
We arrived at the Pub around 8:30-9:00 on a Saturday night. They said she would be closing because it was so dead and I thought she was kidding. She wasn’t. She was. Good enough to pour us a round and a sample, I also got some directions to a restaurant. We enjoyed the beers and the nice staff. Too bad we couldn’t try the food. I would love a chance to go back and try more of their North American selection of brews.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Nate  (269) Indiana, Pennsylvania | July 30, 2007
Nice little joint near Pioneer Square. Stopped in just before quittin’ time and ordered a bottle of ??, which they didn’t have, so I settled on a Doggie Claws. Nice place to people watch, my waitress was really nice, and the selection was pretty good. Looked like it could get a little stuffy in there (shirts, not atmosphere) with yuppie types and the like, but for the most part seemed like a hangout for people in the area businesses. Nice place to stop if you’re in that area of town.
66
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
TimE  (238) Tokyo, Japan | April 8, 2007
God, did I get the total opposite opinion of bitbucket. I thought that place was snooty with a rude waitress and I loved the low background jazz music. Menu would be impossible to keep up to date, so I don’t know why the print it. They should just put beer list on wall. Loved the fact you can get 6 BIG sampler glasses for $7. Great place to sample top notch beers and the best place to drink downtown Seattle IMO.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
bitbucket  (63) Kirkland, Washington | December 1, 2006
Cozy little bar that tends to upscale withut being stooty, Nice layout, and a nice selection of beers, and better than average food. The service was outstanding - if they were any more attentive it would border on being pushy. The beer list is sadly out of date, but they do have several stellar taps. The live music was pretty terrible.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
OldMrCrow  (71) Seattle, Washington | August 12, 2006
Collins Pub is a comfortable place to retreat from the bustle of Pioneer square, comfortable in an upscale but not imposing sort of way. They’ve got a diverse and interesting set of taps, and a bottle list that featured several high quality surprises that are none too common locally.

For a pub that so clearly caters to beer lovers, the service was disappointing. Despite the place being empty, the waitress seemed annoyed that I wanted to look over the taps, and instead told me to order off the printed list. So I did...and the first three things I chose were not available. Instead of apologizing, this seemed to put her out further (In a "why couldn’t I just order a Stella and leave her alone?" sort of way). As my friend and I went through a half-dozen beers over an enjoyable three hours, our interest in the beer list (kept tasteful, not mega-geeky) and our abortive efforts to order brews that were listed but not in stock were met with barely disguised impatience. The waitress also appeared to know next-to-nothing about the beer she was serving.

The food was quite good in a pub food sort of way, and all in all, I’d be very happy to return if only for some of the exotic taps and bottles. Perhaps different servers would lend a different feel to the place.

86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
after4ever  (229) Brier, Washington | August 4, 2006
Great dark wood setting; very much a well-turned-out downtown establishment that’s comfortable for the local suits and professionals as well as humbler folk like myself. Really nice staff, good food, well-selected beers. Feels very metropolitan and sophisticated without hitting you over the head with insistence on how cool it is. High-back booths give you a nice private setting. I really love this place and wish I were downtown more.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
batkins  (78) Vancouver, Washington | March 19, 2006
This really is a nice place. Appearance is upscale and yuppy, but there were all kinds of people there. The 20 taps were varied and impressive in their quality. Great bottle selection. We only had soup and a cheese plate, but both were very good. The other food I saw served, looked delicious. Service was above average and the owner was nice and knowledgable. We’ll definately go back.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
glkaiser  (38) Seattle, Washington | February 21, 2006
Great place in downtown Seattle....would much rather come here, than to Pike Brew Pub or Pyramid when downtown. About 20 or so taps...I was here during the REAL Strong Ale festival. Great stuff. Upscale feel, but nice people. Afterwork spot for locals...
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
beerchurch  (29) | January 20, 2006
A great beer bar for sure. A particularly well thought out selection of taps. They rotate the taps nicely – seasonal selections etc. A nice downtown location. Quite nice, almost upscale atmosphere that is not snooty at all. It’s comfortable and inviting. Great staff. Not too many places for beer in downtown Seattle can compare.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes  (625) Vancouver, British Columbia | June 5, 2005
Decent spot, a little bit of atmosphere and a long beer list. Well-chosen tap handles. There were quality issues with some of them (diacetyl in St. Rogue Red, stale Liberty Ale) but they took the glasses back no worries. Staff know beer, always a good thing. Good place for a pint in downtown Seattle.

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