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Empire Ale House - CLOSED

314 West Gates St., Mount Vernon, WA 98273
+1 360-336-9944
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
13 Aug 2016
“Good food, drinks, and service”
15 Jun 2016
“Great Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
314 West Gates St., Mount Vernon, WA 98273
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Reviews (36)
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 13 August 2016

Our server, Franklin, was very attentive and remembered our names throughout the visit. My wife's crab cakes and salad were very good and my halibut tacos were excellent. The pan seared halibut shone through the understated horseradish slaw wrapped with it. My Space Dust beer...More

Thank craigcZ430JK
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Just opened (softly) and service just a bit sketchy. However food great, large portions and friendly. We were there on their 4th day, so we understand how staff might be just a bit off. Totally off set by good food.

Thank Arne E
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Fabulous beer choices. Great food and friendly service. Good blues tunes. Lots of space to sit at the bar or in booths.

Thank skagittraveller
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Fantastic atmosphere, simple but elegant menu and beers Id never heard of, worth it. Adults only background had old Blues music playing was just the right touch.

Thank mailladyr1
Reviewed 4 July 2015

What a pleasant find. We stopped in here almost by default after looking around the main section of the town and had a remarkable experience. Superb service by a very knowledgeable and engaging waitress and great job from the kitchen. Roasted red pepper soup and...More

Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Not a lot remarkable about the Empire. Their food is pretty darn good, but nothing I've had makes me go,

Thank vex10
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Originally I asked for a table but, they were busy and I was alone so I said I would sit at the bar. Took 15 minutes, at the bar, to get a beer. Took another 20 minutes to PLACE an order. I asked for a...More

Thank Billiecruns
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We like the selection of beer and the appetizers are very good! Our only complaint is that it is always very cold inside, even when we sat next to the fireplace.

Thank misscal
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Original plan was to return to the Skagit River Brewing Company but we tried something different. A great little hole in the wall pub with amazing assortment of seasonal beers from the greater Seattle region. Food can be finicky- first time here- best lemony crab...More

Thank jcrucil
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Had a delicious home-style meal in a comfortable setting with good service and friendly neighborhood atmosphere. Always enjoy our time there. We have wine but know the beer selection is xcellent.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$24
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 314 West Gates St., Mount Vernon, WA 98273
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 360-336-9944
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