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Big Time Brewery & Alehouse

American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
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4133 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6213
+1 206-545-4509
11:00 - 02:00
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Sat - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
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Bellevue, Washington
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674 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for dinner with friends before catching a UW play. Not busy at all, so we had no trouble making show time. Our server was very personal and efficient. Everyone liked their meals, especially the Shepard's pie. Beer was very good too. No complaints.

Thank Steve F
Kenai, Alaska
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92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This place looked clean and friendly - and it was. We sat down and didn't notice you were supposed to order at the "window" inside the restaurant. No one greeted us or told us, so we asked and found out! Wood-fired pizza was really good (crispy crust - see pic) and the small house salad (see pic) was loaded with... More 

Thank ShesGotATicketToRide
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73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We stopped for a celebratory beer, and I was quite impressed. We really like IPAs and tried a variety of them. They were overall very good. Bring a growler to refill and take some home. I wish we had!

Thank mesachie
Boston, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We did not eat here but stopped in for a brew late afternoon. There is a LARGE selection of beer and ciders. Bar maid very helpful- we tried several taste before settling on our beer. Very easy going, casual and friendly place. Would definitely return .

Thank SBrand-12
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Cool little brewery near the college district of Seattle. We had a good time taking a break from exploring to have some drinks here. It looked like everything on tap was made in-house, so that's always a cool experience. We didn't have any food, but the items we saw other tables order looked pretty tasty. University Way has a lot... More 

Thank Peter O
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121 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016

I've been here before in the past years and the beer is very good if you are into ale. We were in a company of four of which three of us wanted to eat. Decided on pizzas and since we weren't super hungry we first decided to share 2 pizzas but then changed it to one and in case of... More 

Thank bengtnitram
Vancouver, Canada
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208 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Been to this place eons ago and it's quite a warm feeling to return. I had a Scarlet IPA and it's very awesome, and my friend had a berry beer (I don't remember the exact name) and it was surprisingly good. We had a Greek pizza and it was very rich and solid. Totally love it. Overall experience was great.

Thank dswlim
Bainbridge Island, WA
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Had dinner and a beer at the bar. Fare service, good food for the price (Cuban sandwich). Friendly bar folk. Can't ask for more.

Thank HalRandy
Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

This was our third visit, having enjoyed our past dinners here. They've changed the ordering process, and rather than placing the order at the kitchen window, one orders both the meal and the drinks at the bar. If you're in just to eat, it will slow things down somewhat, since you're waiting in line with those ordering drinks only. My... More 

Thank Doug S
Bellevue, Washington
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674 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner before taking in a UW theater production nearby. Between the four of us, we tried the pulled pork and Reuben sandwiches and the Shepard's pie. Everything was tasty. The beer selection was good, with a variety of styles to sample. I'm surprised with the number of uncomplimentary reviews as we enjoyed ourselves here.

Thank Steve F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4133 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105-6213
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Bellevue
  • Neighbourhood: Bellevue
  • Phone Number: +1 206-545-4509

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