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Great food, huge selection of beers and drinks

We went to the happy gnome for an early dinner. We had a nice seat on the patio. Patio is quite... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MJoI17
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Fantastic neighborhood brewery

Great food and atmosphere and of course outstanding beer selection. Food is also an excellent and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JohnTC83
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed yesterday

The service good but a bit slow. It is a very noisy restaurant though-out the dining area. Asked for a Burger to be very well done (burnt) and I got something that was well done on one end and nearly Medium rare on the other....More

Thank dtoftum
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to the happy gnome for an early dinner. We had a nice seat on the patio. Patio is quite nice, however the view from some chairs is right onto a parking lot. Wr ordered a very good salmon sandwich and a cheese burger....More

Thank MJoI17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and atmosphere and of course outstanding beer selection. Food is also an excellent and refreshing selection of healthy and classic pub food options.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food on a nice patio, even on a hot day. The patio has a lot of tree covering, so shade kept us cool. Great selection of craft beers, too.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I met a friend here for a couple drinks and had forgotten how great their craft beer list is. It was a Tuesday night in the bar area was full long after happy hour. Great spot to catch up with a friend and enjoy a...More

Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The food was good, the service good but a bit slow. It is a very noisey restaurant even in the back dining area. It can make it challenging for older ears to hear all the conversation at our table.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent. Our server was friendly and attentive. My only caveat is that it is not ideal for a relaxing dinner for two- the atmosphere is energetic and very loud. Great place for a group of friends to blow off steam after work...More

Thank KenandMaxine B
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Took "foodie" family members when they were visiting from MD. The roasted chicken was pronounced: "Outstanding!" Pork chops: "Excellent!" My sister and I chose this restaurant specifically for the chioppino. Broth and most of the shellfish (1 bad langostino) was excellent -- very flavorful and...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I came here with a co-worker that used to live in the neighborhood. He raved about The Happy Gnome and I'm here to confirm that it lives up to the hype. The beer menu alone is very impressive. There were so many selections to choose...More

Thank Trish S
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I went to this place with a friend of mine, it is apparently their family's favorite place to eat and I ca see why. First glimpse it looks like a simple, nice little pub. Then you look at the menu and you see things like...More

Thank Connor B
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