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January 12, 2023
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September 8, 2022
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August 3, 2020
If you're looking for a Capitol Hill nightclub where you can dance under a disco ball, get distracted by strobe lights, and have an absolutely wild night out, head to The Woods.
November 28, 2023
Ballard Beer Box is a blacklit pizza operation in Ballard where you can eat excellent charred pies and crack open a beer from a big fridge.
November 9, 2023
For your next night out on Capitol Hill, head to Donna's. At this Italian cocktail bar, you'll find tasty (and reasonably-priced) pasta dishes, strong cocktails, and a golden disco ball.
October 19, 2023
Shibuya Hi-Fi is a listening bar that works well if you're there solely to listen to vinyl, but not for much else.
October 16, 2023
Korochka Tavern is an Eastern European bar in Wallingford that we love for beet-infused vodka cocktails and a ton of excellent pelmeni.
September 27, 2023
If you enjoy private karaoke experiences and drinking on The Ave, you'll probably also enjoy Enkore Karaoke's University District location.
September 26, 2023
Ruby is a secret bar in Greenwood that serves inexpensive but serious cocktails alongside deep-fried snacks.
September 5, 2023
The Alley is a speakeasy in West Seattle that you can find through a secret entrance in the supply room of a Vietnamese restaurant.
August 29, 2023
Bathtub Gin & Co. is a Belltown speakeasy with cocktails that are just fine, but not worth the wait it takes to get in.
Founders Club is a Downtown speakeasy hidden in the lobby of the Olympic Fairmont Hotel—It's only worth it if you have a lot of disposable income to spend on mediocre drinks.
There's some of Seattle's best BBQ hidden inside this Sodo dive bar. Grab a great pulled pork sandwich with a pile of fries at Raney's.
August 15, 2023
Have a grapefruit rosemary cider and brat at Rootwood, a cidery in Manson.
August 14, 2023
Reservoir Bar & Grill, otherwise known as "The Rez," is a dive bar across from Maple Leaf Park that has pool tables, a secret back patio, and fried food.
August 1, 2023
Gemini Room is a Capitol Hill coffee shop during the day that transforms into a cocktail bar at night.
July 18, 2023
Canon is the most-hyped cocktail bar in Seattle, and for good reason. For high-quality drinks in Capitol Hill, come here.
July 10, 2023
Heave Ho is a cocktail window at Jensen Marina in the University District that serves fantastic drinks to sip alongside snacks from the Hinoki food truck.
The Traveling Goat is a cocktail bar in Queen Anne that serves Thai and Korean-inspired bar snacks.
June 1, 2023
Queer/Bar is a gay bar on Capitol Hill that hosts drag competitions, burlesque performances, and more—more meaning fried snacks and drinks spiked with Malibu.
Skylark is a BBQ restaurant that doubles as a club and music venue where you can see a live band or play drag bingo.
If you're looking for queer nightlife in Fremont, Dragster is the place.
If you're looking for a cool, moody hang in Greenwood, head to Dark Room. And have some great Korean bar food while you're there.
May 5, 2023
The Roanoke is a classic Seattle dive bar that serves great drinks and a solid burger.
November 17, 2022