Collins Pub

526 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98104, United States
(206) 623-1016
Latitude: 47.60198, Longitude: -122.33209

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  • Monday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 AM
  • Tuesday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 AM
  • Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 AM
  • Thursday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 AM
  • Friday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 AM
  • Saturday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 AM
  • Sunday: 11:30 AM – 2:00 AM
Wifi Available
Cask Beer
Indoor Smoking
Available Parking
Beer Pricing: $$
Public Transit
Proper Glassware
Outdoor Seating
Family Friendly
Selection: 4.63 | Atmosphere: 4.25 | Service: 4.13 | Food: 4.00
86.7
out of 100
Overall Beer Mapping Score
Based on 4 reviews.
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4.3
out of 5
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BrewDad (256)
Thursday 1st of October 2009 05:43:11 PM
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I have seen news/events advertised from this pub for the last few years and had wanted to see this for myself. Parking can be tough so look for it or pay for it across the street like I did. I found the place to be a new/clean look with high ceilings and new local art on the walls with a tap list that rivals the best. Russian River, to local flair with Big Al Brewing, Trade Route Brewing and Snoqualmie Falls Brewing there where also ore around 25 taps of some killer brews. I was impressed the food was a tad higher priced pub food I am sure for the location not far from some of the big banks and buildings in Seattle plus you have the football and baseball crowds walking buy. This is a great place I am sure I will be back. The bartender really knew the beer and how to sell what they had on there current list. They where very helpful and made me time enjoyable.
Selection: 4.75 | Atmosphere: 4.5 | Service: 4.5 | Food: 4.0
91.7
Overall

dorandbob (272)
Friday 27th of March 2009 06:14:10 PM
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Somewhat austere modern/men’s club/downtown look - brown and rust walls with tall ceilings, dark wood tables, chairs, and booths, and 4 foot high wood paneling at the base of the walls. The front space is fairly narrow with a huge bar back on the left with mirrors and modern wood and a long row of bar stools along the whole length of the bar and with small booths on the right. The back room has two large modern/art deco chandeliers and ribbed glass dividers between the booths. The back is quite dark. There are a few outdoor tables on the sidewalk out front.

The Collins Pub is on the south end of downtown Seattle in a neighborhood in which we don’t feel comfortable at night. At lunchtime, however, it’s fine and it was packed during our visit.

The beer list is unabashedly about craft beers. There are twenty beers on tap, mostly craft beers from the western US (mostly from Washington on our visit, but a few from California) plus a Belgian and Guinness. It was a good representative selection covering most beer styles. We did have a hard time finding out what was on the list, however, and had to walk back up to the chalkboard at the front to make our beer choice.

The food is upscale but perhaps somewhat pretentious? The quality is good but there aren’t enough small plates to be good for a pub, it’s really more like a restaurant that has good beer.
Selection: 5 | Atmosphere: 3.75 | Service: 3.75 | Food: 4.0
83.3
Overall

oldguy (13)
Thursday 5th of June 2008 04:53:12 PM
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I visit my son downtown often and we usually wind up at Collins, only a few blocks from his office. They have an outstanding rotation of beers from all area breweries, Boundary Bay, Snoqualamie, Georgetown, Walking Man and Roselyn to name a few as well as Oregon and California breweries and a good selection of German Lagers and Belgian ales. 25+ are on tap and a good selection of bottles as well. Its a must for any beer snob, of which my son is one.

The atmosphere is very comfortable and Seth, the owner can be found there almost every afternoon.

The menu is limited but what they have is very well prepared and substitutions are welcomed. They change the menu monthly and its definitely not your usual bar food. I particluarly like their hummus plate.

As for parking, its downtown. What more need be said?
The service is a bit on the slow side but then Collins is not a place to be rushed. The waitstaff is knowledgeable about their beers and very helpful.
Selection: 4.25 | Atmosphere: 4.5 | Service: 4.25 | Food: 4.25
86.7
Overall

Redrover (157)
Wednesday 3rd of October 2007 04:28:33 PM
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I have been going to Collins for a while now. It is one of my favorite places to stop in Seattle.

Collins is located in a narrow building with a small terrace in front. The actual bar itself has a slightly cramped feel due to a metal railing that runs about 4' from the bar and acts as sort of a corral. They have some small tables against the wall opposite the bar and larger tables in the elevated dining area.

The pub has really high ceilings, large windows, exposed brick and funky artwork that add to the ambiance. There is a nice happy atmosphere and it is also fun latter in the evening. They play good music. I was there one evening and they had the Allman Brothers and Johnny Winter in heavy rotation.

I counted 22 taps all except one is craft. Offerings from Bear, Stone, O'Harras, Lazy Boy, Boundary Bay, Victory, etc. They also had 8 bottled Belgiums to choose from.

The menu is limited, but innovative and takes advantage of the local ingredients. You should have no problem finding something good to munch on.

The service is friendly but a trifle slow, it is quicker at the bar. They do give samples, so extra points there!

I will have no problem going back to Collins. Great bar in a great city
Selection: 4.5 | Atmosphere: 4.25 | Service: 4 | Food: 4.0
85.0
Overall
Tuesday 19th of June 2007 01:45:21 PM
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Located at the bottom of Smith Tower, Collins Pub is a regular hang out for myself and several friends. It's only a few blocks from King Street Train Station, so folks like me who commute by train can stop by on the way home from work. It's also a favorite pre-game destination for Seahawks games.

The serve a wide range of beers that are constantly rotating. For the widest and boldest variety, visit in February when they feature an even wider selection.

I'm partial to pale ale and IPAs. Racer 5 IPA is one of my favorites that they serve. When ordering porters or barley wines, the appropriate glassware is always used.

There's a limited food menu, but most items are very well prepared. Prices are also very reasonable, and the atmosphere is very classy when constrasted with bars just a few blocks away in Pioneer Square.

Collins Pub is a must visit for beer snobs!
Selection: 4.5 | Atmosphere: 4.25 | Service: 3.75 | Food: 3.75
83.3
Overall
The tap list on 3/18/2009
The tap list on 3/18/2009
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Behind the bar
Behind the bar
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The front entrance from the sidewalk
The front entrance from the sidewalk
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