Wednesday/ Von Trapp’s in Seattle

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Von Trapp’s is on 12th Avenue

A group of nine of us went out to Von Trapp’s tonight : a new German-style bier and bratwurst hall right here in Seattle’s Capitol Hill district on 12th Ave.  The inside of the place is cavernous and comes complete will some bocce ball* courts as well.   *closely related to bowls/ lawn bowling

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This is at the entrance.  I think the chandeliers are beautiful.  They have the perfect industrial elegance for their surroundings in the beer hall.
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The picture is a little dark! .. the bocce ball courts are on the left.  I like the giant clock with its clean markers and hands. There is a mezzanine at the back of it, one of two in the beer hall, with additional seating spaces.

I washed down my bratwurst and sauerkraut with a pils (of course : it’s my favorite type of beer), and also had a roasted beet salad with it.  We all agreed that the food was not outstanding, but definitely worth coming back to.  The place was packed with people and noisy! .. but I suspect that’s what patrons of these establishments like. The noise makes for a buzz of excitement, to go with the buzz from one’s beer!

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The restaurant’s Facebook page. Paul in our group pointed out that there are Von Trapps in the classic ‘The Sound of Music’ musical. So from Wikipedia : Real-life Baroness Maria Augusta von Trapp’s story served as the inspiration for a 1956 German film that in turn inspired the Broadway musical The Sound of Music. Wikipedia

 

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