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A Terrible Beauty

201 Williams Ave S, Renton, WA 98055-2106
(425) 227-3396
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Ranked #7 of 262 Restaurants in Renton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Irish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
350 reviews 350 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

I dropped into A Terrible Beauty for much written about classic Irish pub food and ran into a Trivia contest! Sat at the bar, immediately offered a choice of beers from their lengthy list of choices, and just in time for round 1 of the contest. I didn't do well with the trivia questions (very challenging!) but quite well with... More

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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

the Atmosphere is very good, as is the service. We enjoyed a good old fashion time. the service was fast and the food was hot.

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Renton, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I wanted to have a quick lunch and I love Ruebens. Good beer doesn't do any harm also. I had their Rueben before and really enjoyed it. But, their sandwich "The Gaelic" looked really good so that's what I got. From now on I'll be having The Gaelic. The beer was especially good also. I had a Boundary Bay IPA.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great Irish pub in Renton or any where! It's our go to place after a long day working, a place to relax with one of their many draft beers, or just because. The fish and chips are some of the best in Seattle, but my favorite is the fishermans pie. Like shepards pie but loaded with different types of fish... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

I am NEVER comming back!! We went to 'A Terrible Beauty' and we ordered nothing to extravagant (Hamburger, simple steak, and a garden salad) and we never got it. We ordered drinks with the meal and we got our drinks in like 30-45 min. Then some other people came and sat right next to us (by then an hour had... More

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Renton, Washington
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Good Irish food. Keep in mind, because it is Irish food many of the dishes are fried (common for British and Irish cooking). Some people can not handle that much fried food... but it is good! Servings are very large. If you decide to try "Irish Nachos" you'd better: a) Be very hungry b) Have a large group, or c)... More

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kent, wa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Very friendly, accessible waitress. Food was good, beer was also very good. Not a great selection, though- Dog and Pony or Red House for that. This tries hard to be an Irish Pub with American accents and succeeds quite well. We visit a couple times per year.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This place is so good: family atmosphere pub before 9pm. I went on St. party's day cause I read about the food and entertainment in our local rag. it was The Best Reuben On Rye I have ever had or imagined: they make EVERyTHING --the corn beef, the bread, the sauerkraut , the suave, the potato chips--they even have their... More

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

We went here after it being recommended by a hotel receptionist. The pub was nice inside, and the food was good. However the availability of drinks was unbelievably poor. We tried three times to order a drink from the menu, only to have the staff come back and be told it had ran out. Then the fourth drink we ordered... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I have been to many pubs in Ireland, and A Terrible Beauty compares nicely. Great selection if beers, lots of TV's for sports, and a fantastic menu. I'll come here every time I am in the area.

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Additional Information about A Terrible Beauty

Address: 201 Williams Ave S, Renton, WA 98055-2106
Phone Number: (425) 227-3396
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Renton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Irish

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