Trappeze Pub | Athens, Georgia
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Trappeze Pub
World Class based on 51 ratings
Type: Restaurant

269 W. Washington St
Athens, Georgia United States 30601 [ print map ]
706 543 8997 | facebook | twitter | food menu | beer menu

Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-2:00am, Sun 11:00am-Midnight

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Trappeze Pub

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Beer Available At Trappeze Pub (arranged by most recent)
Sweetwater The Pit & The Pendulum 95, Red Brick / Grindhouse / Trappeze Farmhouse Ferrari , Wild Heaven Civilization 93, Wild Heaven Emergency Drinking Beer 73, Starr Hill Debut #1: Tripel 49, Creature Comforts Reclaimed Rye 76, Sierra Nevada / Cigar City Beer Camp Yonder Bock 88, Red Brick 21st Anniversary Ale 84, Jopen Hoppenbier 73, HeíBrew Reunion - A Beer For Hope 2014 (Shmaltz Brewing) 91, NoŽl de Silenrieux 56, Anderson Valley Fall Horniní Pumpkin Ale 78, Yes Face Brass Monkey Brown Ale , Terrapin / New Belgium Black is the New Wit 83, Terrapin Side Project Turtleneck Winter Warmer 69, Lagunitas A Little Sumpiní Extra! Ale 99, Lagunitas Fusion XXIV 89, Lagunitas ScareCity #1: Imperial Pilsner 96, Little Creatures IPA 94
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51 reviews for Trappeze Pub
 Ambiance  87%
 Service  84%
 Selection  92%
 Food  82%
 Value  83%
 Overall  89%
 Rating  98%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
brewtopia88  (1) Watkinsville, Georgia | March 9, 2008
Iím not sure if the rater below (cecil24) actually went to the right place, but the food at Trappeze is limited right now, but includes some really tasty, imaginative dishes all made with beer - very nice. And you would have to know nothing about beer to say that Trappeze has mostly domestic beer. The beer selection is one of the best of any pub in the country. There is heavy emphasis on the best handcrafted beers from the US and Europe. No standard American lagers are offered at all - just excellent quality IPAs, Belgian-style ales, Imperial Stouts, wheat beers, oak-aged ales, German bocks and doppelbocks, and the list goes on and on. Trappeze is all about excellent beer - defintely worthy of a visit for any true beer lover.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
mermaidjuice  (10) MT. Dora, Florida | May 15, 2012
This place is in my top picks to stop when I am anywhere in GA. I will drive hours out of the way to visit them. Entire staff had a passion for the beers. Something that is uncommon in the race to make money in the craft beer market. Wish they were closer to us!!!!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
curtdawsey  (10) | June 4, 2010| Updated December 15, 2011
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
Hank1980  (42) Athens, Georgia | January 1, 2008| Updated October 28, 2008
Very nice place with some great beers on tap. Certainly the best in Athens. I had Ten Fiddy with cherries, a beer Iíve wanted to try for a while. Hopefully this place does well. They were slammed on NYE. Even so, the service was great. Iím looking forward to returning for some food later this year. *** Several visits later, this bar continues to impress. Great casks, great tap selection, great events, and a great atmosphere. One of the best. Was glad to hear they will be expanding into the large coffee shop next door.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
kgar2121  (2) North Carolina | November 7, 2011
I couldnít find anything bad to say about this place if I tried. The staff was sharp, knowledgeable and extremely friendly. The tap selection was amazing. The half pours allowed us to try much more than full pours would have and we were not disappointed. Canít wait to come back!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
mariano42  (7) St. Johnsbury, Vermont | February 18, 2013
Just wanted to add to my previous review. Everything below us still accurate I just wanted to add that they have really upped their game with the food! Awesome!! This place has got their act together. You can tell the owners love beer. Everything in the proper glassware. Glycol cooled lines. Crazy selection. The Chimay was yummy. Belgian and Belgian style American beers par excellence. Place is packed almost all the time. Fun crowd in there. The menu is slowly expanding but it is top notch as far as quality. note****** Itís obvious that Cecil 24 is not an honest reviewer. I have been in Trappeze a few times lately and they definitely are not what youíd call a domestic beer joint. Those guys have St. Bernardus Abt 12, Left Hand Milk Stout, Old Rasputin, Trois Pistoles, Averyís Salvation, and Chimay on tap to name a few. I have had all of those beers there in the past two weeks and each one of them was served to me in prime condition in proper glassware. To Read Cecil24ís review youíd think this place served natty lite in pitchers for 3 bucks with hotdogs. The reality is that if you want to drink the best selection of beer in Athens you go to this bar.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
Travlr  (2029) Washington, Washington DC | February 9, 2013| Updated June 16, 2014
Absolutely amazing place. Barman Austin greeted me right away, and was a good conversationist, and always had good beer recommendations. Bar manager Terry joined him and even pulled out a New Glarus to share. The tap list is terrific, and the bottle list is very wide ranging. Donít miss the "vintage" fridge in the middle room, those bottles are not on the menu. Found a 2009 BFM that Iíve been looking for for four years. Clientele was mostly locals, since the location and the prices are just out of the studentsí reach. Definitely the highlight of my trip to the Atlanta area.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 20/20
DazednCnfuzed  (1) Lexington, Georgia | April 18, 2008
Easily one of the best pubs in the country hands down. The selection here is quite amazing...(donít come here wanting macro domestic swill!) The food is pretty damn good as well! As others have said it does get quite busy in the evenings but the service still is very good. This is a must stop if in the southeast US.
pastemaker  (4) Decatur, Georgia | March 4, 2008
You can feel the love for great beer as soon as you step in the door. The beer menu is like an epic poem to craft brewing with 29 beautiful selections on tap. In a city that has the highest per capita number of bars, Trappeze is like an oasis in a desert of crap beer.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
whowantsahero  (1) | April 7, 2008
This place is my favorite spot in Athens. As good or better than the Brick Store even, in many ways. Unfortunately it is not as big as the Brick Store though, but it could always move in the future. A ton of beer, and the best thing is that the taps are constantly changing.

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