Travlr (1500) Washington, Washington DC | September 17, 2013
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 16/20
This place is packed with paraphernalia, in an interesting location downtown. Friendly staff. Medium sized list with a few surprises. Cheap.
Ernesto987 (104) Connecticut | March 13, 2012
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 16/20
not bad, was already really drunk by the time we made it to the griffon. They had two hearted on draft, so fuck yea to them!
GypsyHead (16) California | October 1, 2011
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
Cool place w a decor that just keeps your eyes wandering. The walls are literally covered in signed dollar bills from patrons past, and how can you argue with an oil painting of the most interesting man in the world? Beer selection left a little to be desired, but you instantly feel accepted as a local if youíre rooting for the home team
beernovice39 (248) Montana | July 21, 2011
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
Sculpin on draft? Got it. Very laid back group. Great service.
craftycarl21 (71) Washington, Washington DC | April 30, 2011
62 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 11/20
Kind of a cool little dive bar close to the water in Charleston. Good amount of taps with a couple solid local selections that they rotate, from what I can tell. Dark wood and stone, with dollar bills stapled everywhere. Not a destination, but if you are in the neighborhood not a bad place to grab a brew.
NachlamSie (582) Denver, Colorado | September 6, 2010
74 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
I merely knew this was a historic tavern with a decent beer list. I wasnít entirely certain what to expect but this was a little divier than I thought. A few TVís were up showing baseball and dollar bills were stapled all over the place which was a weird contrast to the stone and wood decor. Tap list is not bad, but nothing I was really excited to drink was on. I settled for some Ranger IPA. Menu was not too bad, but nothing really jumped out at me. I had some nachos which were alright. Very average bar. I canít go one way or the other on this place. I wonít be making a beeline for the Griffin on my next visit, but if Iím on the street with an hour to kill Iíd stop by again.
KYBreakfast (11) Kentucky | July 20, 2010
62 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 4/10 SELECTION 9/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 15/20
Great place - service could be better. The atmosphere is very warm and enjoyable. They have darts, and dimly lit table area to enjoy with friends. Sports on TV and good music. Great place to meet for a drink with a friend. Decent tap selection - Foothills Porter served in Foothills glassware - Moylans Hopsickle on tap. For their size - a good place to get a craft beer.
mcc5468 (10) | July 1, 2010
82 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Great Dive Bar. Decent beer selection. Solid place to quaff a few.
Boungustatio (18) South Carolina | June 20, 2010
90 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 9/10 OVERALL 18/20
If youíre looking for a classy dive bar to enjoy a craft beer, the Griffon is the place.
They always have so many hoppy beers on tap, I canít decide.
The Griffon tapped a Foothills Sexual Chocolate this past year - thatís something to be proud of - Charlestonís coming of craft-beer age.
A great Hole #9 in bar golf - I finished par with an Avery DuganA.
My first choice bar to enjoy a craft beer on the penninsula.