Wednesday, December 7, 2011

3 of 5 DeliciScore™ (Good) Awarded to The Pumphouse for their French Dip Sandwich in Bellevue, WA on this 7th day of December, 2011 - Always a solid, consistent place.



The menu.



The menu items.


The scene from my table.

The large water.  Probably 25 - 30 oz.

The dip.  A classic.  Salad and fries.

Review
  1. Which Meal - Lunch on a weekday with my friend Chris W.
  2. Establishment - The Pumphouse, a nice local bar in downtown Bellevue.
  3. Establishment Type -  Bar.  TVs, crowded.
  4. Restaurant Crowdedness - Crowded
  5. Menu Description - "French Dip Sandwich - Our fresh cooked thin sliced roast beef on a french roll with au jus or bbq sauce."
  6. Price - $10.99, includes salad and fries.
  7. Service speed - Fast
  8. Service quality - High
  9. Helpfulness of Waitress - Helpful.  I asked a question of whether to get the French dip (roast beef) or burger dip and she said that the French dip was "more popular".  French dip it was!!
  10. Water size - Large.  Bonus points!!!
  11. Sandwich size - Conservative but good enough.
  12. Dip Type -  A Classic
  13. Meat - 3 of 5.  Basic but good Roast beef.
  14. Au Jus - 4 of 5.  Good au jus.  Hot, dark, salty.  
  15. Au Jus amount - Good.  Enough au jus.
  16. Skewer Type - Fancy toothpicks.
  17. Other nice things - Lemon in water. Salad and fries included with the basic order.
  18. Salad Size - Good enough
  19. Salad taste - Good.  Good croutons, some little carrots.
  20. Dressing - Blue cheese.  Good enough.
  21. Restaurant Cleanliness - Good.  
  22. Bread - 2 of 5.  A basic (but good enough French roll, store bought).
  23. Bread toasting - Slightly toasted.
  24. Other Sides (French fries) - Good enough, crunchy fries.  Ketchup delivered in little metal container.
  25. Overall - 3 of 5.  It's a pretty good basic / classic dip!
  26. Reasons to go back - Good, crowded place with good service and very high quality, consistently very good food!  Good beers.