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Whistle Stop Ale House

$$ - $$$American, ,
809 S 4th St, Corner of 4th and Williams Downtown Renton, Renton, WA 98057-2731
+1 425-277-3039
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good50%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
809 S 4th St, Corner of 4th and Williams Downtown Renton, Renton, WA 98057-2731
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Reviewed yesterday

What I like about this place is that the menu has creativity and does not just throw out the normal bar fare. We came in for breakfast, not knowing what to expect. I went with the Crab Cake Benedict, my son had the Huevos Rancheros...More

Thank adalbert3
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good meal at Whistle Stop. Had the monte cristo and the lemonade. Food was only average but both the lemonade and the limeade are really good.

Thank USR1
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beer is good atmosphere is good, food not so much. I ordered salad and sandwich on rye. There was a hair on my plate and got wheat bread. I ate it anyway, it still tasted good.

Thank Sandrakarlic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner there, but the oompah band made it difficult to have conversation. The rest of the persons there enjoyed the music. The help was good and the food was fine;

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

First time at the Whistle Stop and I loved it. I had brunch with a friend who is a longtime patron. She had the WS breakfast and I had the ham eggs benny. Everything was cooked perfectly and very delicious. This place looks to be...More

Thank Jen H
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Nice place to visit and get a sandwich, salad or burger, Good tap beer and pleasant environment, Low key joint with plenty of street parking.

Thank Monte M
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We don't visit as often as we used to, but Whistle stop is reliable. Salads, sandwiches and burgers are good. They have dinner specials most days. Decent beer selection and craft cocktails. Ceph the bartender is great.

Thank Vicky E
Reviewed 14 June 2017

They do have huge hamburgers and they do have lots of different beers. In fact, you will not go away wanting more to eat. Tucked away in the center of Renton Washington you will find the Whistle Stop Ale House where they serve fine foods....More

Thank willfly4f00d
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Have been here a lot always great food and excellent service. Usually have the special with a craft beer. If I'm feeling like breakfast they have it until 2pm and real good bloody Mary's.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed Burger, Beer, & Salad. The sweet potato fries were kind of strange color & texture (usually love them elsewhere). Good meeting place.

Thank Lisa W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 809 S 4th St, Corner of 4th and Williams Downtown Renton, Renton, WA 98057-2731
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Renton
  • Phone Number: +1 425-277-3039
Old World charm may be found in downtown Renton, Washington at the Whistle Stop Ale House. For over one hundred years people have come to this neighborhood next to the railroad tracks to enjoy a pint among friends. Adding to the rustic charm is the cherry wood back bar which traveled to the Alaskan Gold Rush before finding a home in Renton. Today's brand new Whistle Stop has seventeen rotating taps that feature the finest ales and lagers of the Pacific Northwest and the World. Freshly grilled deli sandwiches are the menu specialty along with soups, salads and appetizers. Swing by for a quick lunch or spend an afternoon, either way the service is always friendly and the beer is always fresh.
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