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The Chieftain Irish Pub

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908 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-4412
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here last night and while the cider was good, the wings were pretty disappointing. The celery was not even crunchy or fresh. If you're looking for good wings, try Nate's Wings and Waffles nearby. Liked the pub atmosphere but there was a strange electrical humming noise.

Thank Hayley B
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

Went in for a drink only because the next door bar was closed. For several months I have always avoided this place because of its appearance. It looks scuzzy, scary and not fitting for this neighborhood. But once you enter it really is like night and day. The decor inside is actually nice and cozy. Upon entering is a small... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2015

Family member was in Swedish Hospital for a procedure ( yes, it went well ) and needed a burger and a beer or 2. Wandered down to The Chieftain and was pleasantly surprised. Classic college town Irish pub with a decent menu, lots of beer choices and good fast service ( admittedly it was during the middle of a weekday.)

Thank mattheww765
Maple Valley, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

The corned beef is a must order. Big slice with grill 1/4 cabbages. The Irish Stew is a little bitter with beer in it. Salmon is a good portion, not over done and risotto is very good. Small place and gets very crowded very quickly.

Thank Mike A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A fun pub, good black and tans and above average pub food. Worth a stop if you're hungry and thirsty. Great place for meeting a group of friends and having some fun.

Thank Steve M
Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

It was a quaint little pub just across the street from Seattle University. The food was good - my daughter loved the "Irish Nachos" made with baked potato chips and chicken. My husband loved the corned beef and cabbage with the mashed potatoes. I was pleasantly surprised by the big spinach salad with feta, bacon, and chicken. Good meal all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Pub
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 908 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122-4412
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
Opened in August. 2011 and serves pub food and bar food. Good place for collget kids to go!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?