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American, Bar, Pub
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302 W Riverside Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-0210
+1 509-747-3852
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Walla Walla, Washington, United States
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81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Meeting a friend here after a 15 year no see. I ordered an IPA, then a flight of 4. Beer was cold, and for 6.75 you can try 4-4 oz selections. I had the Philly cheese steak sandwich with onion soup for a side. Never had onion soup, but it was good. Atleast 1/2 of my sandwich was good, till... More 

Thank 221Jim_H
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The most recent update of The Onion is excellent, we had our first date here over 35 years ago. We usually come here a couple of times a year and over the years the menu has changed, sometimes great sometimes not as much, this iteration is excellent with beer. We already have been to the Area 51 version a half... More 

Thank ddbkr
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

place looks great but they raised prices by a few dollars after the remodel, I love the look but don't appreciate seeing them pass the cost of the remodel off so noticibly, I come back less and less because of it.

Thank Jared D
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

The Jalapeno Bacon Burger was really good but the service was slow. Cool atmosphere. Would definitely here again!

Thank JoeKinSC
Tampa, Florida
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620 reviews
400 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

If you are interested in drinking some craft brews than this place clearly has the variety with over 50 draft taps no other place in town really rivals it. The place gets crowded and if you decide to arrive with out reservations during peek times prepare for a wait. It also tends to be popular with tourists. I ordered the... More 

Thank 8ric
San Juan Capistrano, California
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We were visiting downtown Spokane and found this restaurant/pub. Husband order one of their 51 beers and I had a glass of wine. I order a half size Spicy Thai Salad - very good. My husband had their French Onion Soup and 1/2 Reuben sandwich. Again very good, Overall, they had many items I would like to try but I... More 

Thank GettingoutofLA
Dayton, Ohio
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed a flight of 4 bartender recommended IPAs & super pan-seared Brussel Sprouts. Had an 8oz Belgian Strong Ale from River City that was top notch 10.5!

Thank WGC73
Gig Harbor, Washington
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99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Ive been here before. Its a decent local place with average bar food. Very good burgers, Fish and Chips are crispy coated and surprisingly very bland but Id go back for the burgers.

Thank Cigars-in-Paradise
Vancouver, Washington
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79 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

I have been coming here for 20 years when I am in town but this time the Burgers were great as usual, but the Fries had some kind of seasoning on them that was disgusting. I asked for regular Fries and they said they came in a bag with that seasoning. They brought me some Fries with that seasoning hand... More 

Thank Jeff Z
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

I had lunch here one day, and dinner another. Lunch was a French dip sandwich which was pretty basic, but very good. The tap root beer was awesome! Dinner was a flight of ciders - nice selection, but none to my taste - and a small marguerite pizza and house salad with blue cheese dressing. The dressing was wonderfully chunky... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 W Riverside Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-0210
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spokane
  • Phone Number: +1 509-747-3852

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?