It’s a cold, clear night as you arrive at Catacomb’s Pub.
You slowly walk down the carpeted stairs in anticipation, as the subtle aromas of the brick oven, the warmth of the hearth and the sounds of hearty conversation gradually overtake you.
As you look around, you realize that you have arrived at a place for good food and good times.
Catacomb’s Pub, located in what used to be the boiler room of the Montvale Hotel, is an extravagant place to take a date.
With a variety of cuisines, wines, beers, and an atmosphere conducive for stimulating conversation, it is no wonder why Catacomb’s is a popular venue in Spokane.
It feels like a fine-dining experience.
The ceilings and walls provide a feeling reminiscent of a German schloss. The fire in the hearth, old world tapestry and live music gives Catacomb’s Pub a warm ambiance.
The menu consists of various dishes from the Central European tradition, as well as dishes with a Mediterranean flair.
There are a variety of dishes to choose from, ranging from appetizers, sandwiches and soups to their ever popular entrees.
The drink menu boasts a variety of wines and beers, of which the servers will list at your leisure.
The Merlot is an excellent choice.
A great dish to try at Catacomb’s Pub is the Cashew Chicken pizza.
It is brick-oven baked, combining mouth watering ingredients such as roasted chicken, cashew nuts, feta cheese, mozzarella cheese, olive oil and pesto onto a delicious crust.
One small pizza is enough to eat for two people, which makes it an excellent choice for a date.
There are, of course, other dishes to try, depending on your mood.
After completing the main meal, Catacomb’s desserts are a definite must to try.
Catacomb’s is known for its s’mores, where they give you the ingredients to make four s’mores, and you roast it yourself on the burner provided.
This is a great way to spark conversation, or to just enjoy the nostalgia of roasting marshmallows.
When going to Catacomb’s, it is good to remember that it can be busy.
The wait time in the evening can be 10 minutes depending on what is happening in downtown Spokane.
Also, for the average college student, Catacomb’s prices are a little on the higher side.
A small pizza, two glasses of wine and dessert will run you more than $35.
Catacomb’s sometimes holds special events such as the Oktober Fest, a popular tradition in Germany.
The food, the atmosphere and the service at Catacomb’s Pub make it a place that is definitely worth the visit.