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Whistle Stop Ale House

809 S. 4th Street, Renton, WA 98057
+1 425-277-3039
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Ranked #7 of 281 Restaurants in Renton
Price range: $12 - $18
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Dessert, Hamburgers, Seafood, Pub, Family Fare, Sandwiches
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Description: Old World charm may be found in downtown Renton, Washington at the Whistle Stop Ale House. For over one hundred years people have come to this neighborhood next to the railroad tracks to enjoy a pint among friends. Adding to the rustic charm is the cherry wood back bar which traveled to the Alaskan Gold Rush before finding a home in Renton. Today's brand new Whistle Stop has seventeen rotating taps that feature the finest ales and lagers of the Pacific Northwest and the World. Freshly grilled deli sandwiches are the menu specialty along with soups, salads and appetizers. Swing by for a quick lunch or spend an afternoon, either way the service is always friendly and the beer is always fresh.
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Renton, Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The Whistle Stop is a comfortable place to eat and grab a beer in downtown Renton. It's not fine dining but the food is very tasty and typical of what you'd get in a good pub. It attracts a loyal local following, as well as a lot of folks who work in the area, especially at lunch time. The service... More 

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Kent, Washington
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174 reviews 174 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We've been coming to the Whistle Stop for a couple of decades now, starting in the old location across from the train station, and moving with them when they relocated. You can always count on a good assortment of beers on tap, and really good food. Their burgers are especially good; tonight I tried the gorgonzola bacon burger, and it... More 

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Seattle, WA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a great place to grab a beer, grub and a game. This is a local establishment that has consistently served up good meals.

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Edmonds, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Loved the menu variety for lunch, which included a full breakfast menu. Four of us met for lunch and we all had different menu items. Everyone enjoyed their meal, all items were made with good, fresh ingredients, well prepared. Our waitress was friendly and knowledgeable about the menu, and about the selections of tap beers available. Nice, friendly atmosphere. The... More 

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Renton, Washington
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Whistle Stop is a great casual restaurant. The food is awesome. They have really good burgers and sandwiches. The parking lot is tiny, but there is usually plenty of street parking.

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Renton, Washington, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Friendly and great service even with the crowd of 12 that we were. The decor is old style railroad and comfortable.

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Renton, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Whistle stop is one of our favorites for breakfast and lunch. I like that I can bring my daughter (19) as long as we don't sit in the bar area. They have really good sandwiches and sweet potato fries and the jalapeno lemonade is awesome.

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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

great breakfasts but go early as the place fills up fast. nice ambiance and food choices. enjoy the coffee and the healthy choices for breakfast. kid friendly and nice staff.

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Renton, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We love to go to the Whistle stop for a beer and a bit to eat. They always have 10-15 beers on tap, full bar and excellent food. Great aray of entree size salads and buger of the day options.

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Renton, Washington
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380 reviews 380 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This place has a huge beer selection (including seasonals), a decent wine list, and delicious food, including gluten-free options, which is great if you have a wheat-allergy like I do. I was here for lunch and it was noisy (I think it might always be) with loud music, televisions, and a lively crowd. I ordered the Kansas City (a chicken... More 

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Additional Information about Whistle Stop Ale House

Address: 809 S. 4th Street, Renton, WA 98057
Phone Number: +1 425-277-3039
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Renton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 18
Cuisine: American, Dessert, Hamburgers, Seafood, Pub, Family Fare, Sandwiches

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