Tied House Cafe & Brewery - Mountain View | Mountain View, California
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Tied House Cafe & Brewery - Mountain View
Good based on 17 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

954 Villa St
Mountain View, California United States 94041 [ print map ]
650 965 2739


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Tied House Cafe & Brewery - Mountain View

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Beer Available At Tied House Cafe & Brewery - Mountain View (arranged by most recent)
Hermitage Single HOP Series - Mosaic , Hermitage Black Oops , Hermitage Ale of the 2 Tun 92, Hermitage Maltopia 51, Tied House Maibock 20, Hermitage Ale of the IMP 90, Hermitage Ale of the Hermit 44, Tied House Raspberry Wheat , Tied House Oatmeal Stout 49, Tied House Villa Street IPA , Tied House New World Wheat 29, Tied House Ironwood Dark 38, Tied House Cascade Amber 28, Tied House Alpine Gold 22
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17 reviews for Tied House Cafe & Brewery - Mountain View
 Ambiance  68%
 Service  67%
 Selection  46%
 Food  67%
 Value  59%
 Overall  54%
 Rating  62%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
Rocketman2013  (19) Texas | August 3, 2013
This place has a cozy outdoor seating area. Table service was efficient. Good selection of self-brewed beers. The fish tacos on the seasonal menu were excellent. The sampler provides above average 6 ounce pours.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
badhack  (30) San Francisco, California | March 14, 2013
Love the look, especially the outdoor area. I found service to be less than good. Like their beers the food is good but not spectacular. But it’s still good.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
strongpieman  (119) Mount Airy, Maryland | August 1, 2012
Restaurant brewery on commercial strip. Beer was decent, nice selectio, food. Meets avg chain expectation, service fair. Might return given choices in area to sample more beers.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
Dixonian  (144) Plano, Texas | May 7, 2012
I think every beer I had was from Hermitage and not Tied House but I enjoyed them. The ribs were pretty good and my bartender was very friendly.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 2/10   SELECTION 3/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 6/20
bytemesis  (367) Sunnyvale, California | April 22, 2012
This place is on my "never again" list for several reasons. First, the pretentiousness. This used to be a standard after-work happy hour spot, but we got tired of being treated like second class citizens because we were there to drink, not eat. Next, the beer. I cannot think of a more mediocre brewery in existence than Tied House. I have never tasted a beer of theirs that would rank above "so-so" in my book. Give it a pass unless you like mediocre beer served with a ’tude.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 3/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 10/20
Sledutah  (344) Utah | June 23, 2011
Big warehouse with a long bar facing the tanks and plenty of seating. Old wooden tables, chairs and benches. They also have a patio. Service was slow and English is not required to be a waiter! I only had 1 of their beers, the oatmeal stout (decent). I asked if they had any IPA and he brought me a guest beer that I already had and didn�t care for, but it was better on tap. When I asked what the seasonal beer was, I was told it was the guest IPA. I left quickly after that. The food was good (steak). Very noisy building. Won�t be returning.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
scooterling  (10) S. San Francisco, California | May 13, 2011
I finally learned what makes their Amber Light so friggin’ good. It’s the ultimate session beer at 3.5%. Tied House finaly put up a chalkboard to showcase their beers. This wasn’t the case in the past. I used to go there and drink Amber Lights and get a buzz but never drunk and now I know, they make the BEST Session Beer on the Peninsula. For the uneducated, a Session Beer is generally a beer with less than 4% alcohol that you can literally drink all day, or a session, maintaining a minor buzz but without getting drunk, or messed up. TIED HOUSE IS THE ONLY BREWERY IN THE BAY AREA WHO BREWS A SESSION BEER AND THEN DOES $6 GROWLER REFILLS. Before I get flamed, I know 21st Amendment and Steelhead (they are a chain you know) who does this. LONG LIVE TIED HOUSE. As long as I live in SF, I will still make the trip down to Mountain View for my 1/2 order of nachos (no chicken, thanks) growler refill and 2 or 3 tall amber lights. Thank you Tied House.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
CampesinoTino  (71) Seattle, Washington | July 11, 2010
Not a bad place for a burger and a pint if you happen to visit downtown Mountain View. The Elk Burger was quite good along with the Cajun chips. As for the beer, I found the Alpine Gold to be the best of the brews I sampled. It was refreshing with a nice honey crispness to it. All of the beers on tap when I visited were in the 4-5% ABV range so don’t go expecting strong or hoppy beers. Their specialty seems to be the light and low ABV stuff.
SamGamgee  (182) down the whirlpool, California | June 9, 2010
Huge restaurant with a school cafeteria feel to it. Cold with basic and bland decor. The beer is honestly just not good at all. It surprised me that a brewpub can stay in business this long making such poor product. half the beers in my flight had unacceptable levels of diacetyl, and all were under-attenuated and unbalanced. Combine this with an ambiance that is not at all comfortable, and I can’t see bothering to come again, though it’s not far from where I live.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
mmather  (2) Colorado | March 23, 2010
Nothing special. After tasting their 7 offerings, nothing stood out as one I would want a pint of, yet nothing stood out as one that was offensive enough not to drink at all. Not even a real decent pale ale. Probably decent food, but did not have any. Not really worth it to go out of your way for the beer though.

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