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About Heavy Seas Alehouse

Heavy Seas Alehouse is a place where sailors tell stories but pyrates make legends! It is high time fans of Heavy Seas Beer are able to experience Baltimore’s best and locally owned craft brewery in its own ship. Our menu features fresh and seasonal ingredients that we source locally whenever possible. The dishes are simple in appearance with bold and assertive flavors that stand up to the intense beers we are known for…ARRRRGGGHHHH! The Alehouse is located in the Tack Factory building and combines the charm and character of the historic space with the bold industrial elements reminiscent of the Holland Tack Factory that occupied the building for more than 90 years.

1300 Bank St
Baltimore, MD 21231
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Thurs 11:30am to 9:30pm lunch & dinner menu. Bar HH at 4pm.
Fri 11:30am to 5pm full lunch menu
Fri 5pm to 10pm full dinner menu.
Sun Brunch/Lunch 10am to 4pm; 4pm to 9pm dinner

Cross Street:
Central Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(410) 753-1403

Website:
http://heavyseasalehouse.com/

Catering:
Call for details.

Executive Chef:
Matt Seeber

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We hold special dinners and tastings throughout the year and are also available for private parties.

We have nightly specials and happy hour specials.

Tuesday: Draft Day, $3.50 select drafts, $14 fills & refills

Heavy Seas Alehouse Ratings and Reviews

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4.0

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4.0

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4.0

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3.9

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Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

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Notable Wine List (5)
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Kevin and his team did a great job making my husband's birthday special! Our server was phenomenal and accommodated our somewhat needy bunch. I was worried about bringing a large group here, but giving them notice proved to make the experience super enjoyable. Everyone had a great timed and seemed to enjoy their food. The menu is your classic American bar fare. We loved the tots (we had the cheese &bacon and crab dip ones). The fish and chips were fried perfectly and the Jalepeno bacon is Really special!

Tags: Great Beer, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 2, 2017

The food wasn't that great-- pretty basic and not very tasty... but the service was good and we loved the beer. They have a huge selection of unique beers, so if you're a beer person-- you'll love it. I'd recommend Heavy Seas for the beer over the food definitely.

Tags: Bar Seating, Quick Bite, Casual, Great Beer
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 10, 2017

small dinner plates left on the table for our use were all dirty. Restaurant was at best 25% full and service was so slow. In fact we believe one of the servers on duty (female) was actually drunk or intoxicated.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Too many items listed on the menu that were not available.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Went for Mother's Day and it was pretty disappointing. Food was regular menu ( lunch/brunch) and had hoped for something a little more than everyday fare. Nothing on the menu was remarkable. It reminded me of an Applebees. Service was challenging at best. The restaurant was pretty empty and we struggled to get beverages. They were also in the process of switching distributors and had no beer. That is a complete failure in management. Not sure I will return based off of this.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 5, 2017

Great beers and good fish tacos. They also have a nice outdoor courtyard with TV's, tables and smoking area.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on April 22, 2017

We've been here twice and had a great time each time! The service staff is wonderful, the beer is good, and the food is a perfect accompaniment.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Great Beer, Comfort Food
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on April 21, 2017

Really cool place. Can't wait to go back!

Tags: Happy Hour
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food5
ambience5
service4
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 18, 2017

Food was good, though burgers and salmon were both a bit smaller than expected. We liked the location and the decor. Service was good as well.

Tags: People Watching, Happy Hour, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on March 18, 2017

Everything was great and they could easily accommodate 14 people. Service was very efficient. It's a great place to take a large group.

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food5
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on March 10, 2017

Amazing food and awesome service. I am already planning returning visits.

Tags: Fun, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Great Beer, Casual
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food5
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on March 3, 2017

Relaxed place, very kind staff all around. Decent food - quick and simple.

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Quick Bite, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 26, 2017

Glad we came Stopped in for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. The food as good, the beer was great, and the service was excellent. I'm looking forward to coming back in the warmer weather to enjoy the outdoor seating.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (Columbus)·Dined on February 12, 2017

Our waiter, TJ, was informative and attentive. Food was delicious. Had their year-round selection as well as some that you could only get there, so that was nice.

Tags: Cozy, Great Beer, Comfort Food
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 9, 2017

Great beer food and service

Tags: Fun, Comfort Food, Great Beer
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 6, 2017

Beer was good. Service was not great. Had a private party in the front bar area that seemed to affect service and the food for the rest of the restaurant.

Tags: Great Beer
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 1, 2017

My husband and I love this place. The food is always good and the beer is great. I saw they were offering a deal on brunch and jumped at the chance to go, inviting some friends to join. We had a great, relaxing time with a small but tasty brunch buffet. The chicken in particular was really tasty- well seasoned and still juicy inside.

Tags: Outstanding Value, Fun, Casual, Great Beer, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Disabled Access, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 2, 2016

Service was terrible management was rude and sexually harrassed all the women

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 2, 2016

Very disappointing meal at Heavy Seas. First they were out of olives for the one of the two people who wanted a cocktail. Then they were out of the non-alcoholic beer that they advertised. The alcoholic beers were good however. Dinner was barely passable - heavy and greasy. There were oysters in the heavily coated oyster poor boys? Finally, the bills for the two cocktail orders did not add up. They had added two dollars for good liquor but did not show it as an item, only in the totals. So the tab total did not match the itemized total. Would recommend Heavy Seas only for a beer with friends.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 26, 2016

Wonderful beer! Great lunch for a big group.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 22, 2016

Never disappointed when I dine at Heavy Seas Alehouse.

Tags: Casual, Late-night Find, Comfort Food, Great Beer
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 30, 2016

Was a great time. The food was amazing and I wish that we could go back more often. Always a favorite!

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on September 25, 2016

Brunch was great! Devin was a great waiter. Crabmeat and eggs benedict was delicious as were the onion rings and oyster po'boy. Will be back for sure!

Tags: Casual, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 4, 2016

Love this place. Great food and atmosphere, and it's off the beaten path, so usually they have plenty of room to accommodate larger parties. Their beer is excellent as well of course, and service is always on point, so highly recommended.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 14, 2016

It was so hot and stuffy! We had to ask multiple times for them to switch the air on higher. It seemed like it was a huge temperature difference from our room to other parts of the restaurant, such as the bathroom.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 24, 2016

We stopped for a very late dinner. We loved the creative drink menu, the decor, and the food was excellent. We did wait for quite awhile for the food, because of a miscommunication in the kitchen. The front-of-the-house staff was very accommodating, and very apologetic. My boyfriend and I both work in a kitchen/restaurant, so we understand and didn't have a problem. We know that patrons who come in right before close can be a pain, but I would just suggest having one person in the kitchen at all times so that no one misses a check. Overall, our experience was positive, and we will definitely stop back if we are ever in the area again!

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 1, 2016

The food is amazing! We love the old bay wings with the sauce. I had the oyster po boy and it was really good also. Our waitress was really nice and attentive despite being stretched between a lot of tables.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 24, 2016

Music too loud

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 19, 2016

Menu was less ambitious than on previous visits. There was more bar food, less interesting food. Tried the most interesting item on the menu and it was good but if I wanted to go out for beer and burgers there are other brewpubs.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 10, 2016

Excellent service and beer selection. requested soft shell crab to be sautéed but it could only be fried and no bread choices but a roll.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on June 2, 2016

We knew about Heavy Seas beer, and decided to check it out. We ate at the bar, and service was friendly and prompt. The menu was pretty standard selections for the Maryland pub scene, but I was pleasantly surprised with the quality and freshness of food. The restaurant and the facilities were very clean.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 23, 2016

It was stifling hot when we sat down - very uncomfortable -
Got a bit better then started to get very warm again

Food and service were not up to their usual standard

Monday night so maybe just not a good day

Will go back again

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 8, 2016

We were repeat visitors on mother's day. Menu not as original as I've seen in the past, but food and service was great.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on April 2, 2016

Beer is always good, and they have a selection of cask conditioned ales to choose from, which I'd highly recommend. The food is always excellent, with decent portions. Overall good food at a fair price.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on March 19, 2016

Came back on a Sunday for brunch. It was an even better experience than the last time. They had a special for St. Patrick's Day, green eggs and ham. Absolutely delicious skillet type of meal with eggs, ham, potatoes and peppers. Price was great too. Oh almost forgot to mention that it's bottomless mimosas if you need a little vitamin c with you alcohol. The atmosphere is much more laid back on a Sunday morning. It wasn't crowded at all and there were a few families there. I highly recommend coming for brunch.

Tags: Fun, Great Beer, Great for Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on March 19, 2016

This was our first time at Heavy Seas Ale House but our friends recommended it and we loved it.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on March 12, 2016

The staff at Heavy Seas Alehouse were beyond accommodating for our large party. We had several last-minute adjustments to include additional people and children, all of which was taken in stride. They were welcoming and made the evening an enjoyable one. Great food and beer to boot!

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 5, 2016

Had a table for 6 at 8 pm on a Saturday March 5th. Sat promptly near the bar, and near the live music which was acoustic and not too loud. Great looking menu. Chose an $18 kobe burger medium rare. It came about medium but had zero flavor. I assume it missed being seasoned, but even the onions and other sauces and toppings seemed very bland, I was very disappointed. Another member of our group never got their oysters for an appetizer. The checks were screwed up when brought at the end of the night as well.
The server had a very bland personality as well, took her 20 minutes to get a round of beers both times. She never stopped to check if we needed anything between service stops. She never offered specials, we had to ask after waiting 20 minutes to order. She forgot salt and pepper and hot sauce we had asked for once I realized how bland my burger was. In fact the rest of the table was finished eating by the time I got the seasoning for my burger.

The beers however we phenomenal, but the service and the burger I had left a bead taste. I wouldn't return myself, but others in the party said the service was notably bad and rhat they hadn't experienced that before there.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on March 5, 2016

We had a great night at the ale house! We tried some fantastic small batch brews including a stout my IPA living husband couldn't resist. The mussels were my favorite. The nachos were fairly standard as was the chicken pizza, although it came out on almost a pita bread crust. I would definitely return and try some different menu items - likely sticking to the more creole and seafood dishes on the menu, as I think this is what they do best. Also, I would definitely try a burger here, we just weren't hungry enough for that at this dinner.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 26, 2016

We had a good time at Heavy Seas Alehouse on a Friday night. The place was very busy, with a lot of groups standing around at the bar. It was a great atmosphere.
Try their gumbo: it is delicious! And if you are in the good for a burger try their Kobe burger, it is juicy and crispy. And order any of their beers: you won't be disappointed!

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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