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Hale's Ales Brew and Pub Restaurant

4301 Leary Way Northwest, Seattle, WA 98107 (Ballard)
206-708-1544
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Lihue
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96 reviews 96 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We happened to be by Hales during lunch time so stopped in. Service was very nice and friendly. They have a lunch special menu besides the regular so plenty to pick from. The brews were good, in fact the bitter that I enjoyed was the best I have had since visiting the UK last June. The food was reasonably priced... More 

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Seattle
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886 reviews 886 reviews
490 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

A very nice place to go after work for some beers. A large modern dining room with a good selection of beers brewed onsite. It can get quite busy but finding seats is usually doable. They also have a patio that's great in the summer.

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Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Another evening, another brew pub. Again partner sampled two recommended beers and enjoyed both of them. The food was average - what you would expect from a pub really. The waiter was attentive - busy but made sure that things were ok and stopped for a chat. The pub was busy and we were lucky to get a booth rather... More 

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Bend, OR
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The beer here is extremely good, especially the stout! The food was fine, though nothing special. Take the time to walk around the brewing facility inside. You'll see "open" fermentation - different from most brewhouses. Since this is one of the first craft brewers, going back to 1983, it's worth a visit and a pint just for that!

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This place was packed and I'm not sure why. It was okay, but not wonderful. It was very noisy and the beer mediocre.

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Phoenix, AZ
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73 reviews 73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

So, I waited to write this review until I went back, just to make sure it wasn't me that was having a bad day. I have been back three times and it simply seems that the staff there don't enjoy their jobs. There is no conversation, small talk, beer conversation or any of the fun stuff you'd expect. The beer... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The first time I met friends, they ordered for me, food was great! I had really little interaction with the waiter so had no idea.... The second time I came with my entire family. We walked in, seated ourselves and waited there for 5 minutes. The waitress walked all around us but took her forever to say anything. We came... More 

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Howell, Michigan, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

Decent atmosphere, typical pub feel. The true treasure is the HSB burger! Grilled onions, Beechers cheese, avocado, bacon... Drooling just thinking about it! I would come back to Seattle just to get that burger.

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Oregon
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64 reviews 64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

None of the beers we tried blew our socks off, it was all merely average and nothing I would put on my "favorites" list. Food was what you would expect at a brewpub. Again, nothing spectacular, just average. I liked being able to view the brewery operation. Won't go back soon, too many other places to try in Seattle, to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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84 reviews 84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Have been here twice. Both times were consistent regarding food and service. LIKES: Decent brewpub vibe, reasonably large menu and ale selection. DISLIKES: Service both times wasn't terrible but also wasn't excellent. On our most recent dinner visit we ordered fish & chips and burgers. Both entres were unremarkable, although the burger was huge. Jo jo potatoes were underdone and... More 

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Additional Information about Hale's Ales Brew and Pub Restaurant

Address: 4301 Leary Way Northwest, Seattle, WA 98107
Phone Number: 206-708-1544
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Ballard
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Seafood

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