11 bars to take visitors in Seattle.
September 27, 2018
Where to drink under the sun in Seattle.
July 3, 2019
Where to day drink under a roof.
February 7, 2019
It’s the holiday season in 2020, which means it’s time to drink some eggs.
December 9, 2020
For the best smashburgers in Seattle, look for Smash That Burger Co., a truck parked at Rooftop Brewing in Queen Anne on the weekends.
June 9, 2023
The food at Poquitos on Capitol Hill is not great, but if you are in need of a pretty good pre-night out cocktail, this is your spot.
April 12, 2023
Queen Anne Beerhall is a beer bar in Queen Anne that serves German-leaning food.
December 29, 2022
The Lounge At Delille Cellars is part wine tasting experience and part restaurant. The menu has a few clunkers, but we like this place best for tearing into some fancy nachos after an afternoon of sampling Washington reds in Woodinville.
November 7, 2022
You might head to Wheelie Pop for beer, but stay for the spiked Italian sodas at this Ballard brewery.
October 5, 2022
The next time you're looking for a glass of natural wine in a cozy space, check out Rae Vino in Green Lake.
Bale Breaker & Yonder Cider Taproom is a brewery in Ballard that serves beer, cider, and slushies in a huge space complete with the best patio in the general vicinity.
September 8, 2022
Fair Isle is a brewery in Ballard that specializes in (very good) farmhouse beer.
Great Notion is a taproom in Ballard that specializes in culinary-inspired fruit beers.
Sam’s Tavern is a dive bar on Capitol Hill originally owned by the founder of Red Robin that serves delicious burgers and bar food.
August 22, 2022
South Lake Union
Sam’s Tavern is a South Lake Union bar that serves bar food and burgers.
Dreamland is a bar and diner in Fremont that will become your happy place—the excellent Happy Hour burger, frozen grasshoppers, and disco ball-filled hallways should make it easy.
May 31, 2022
Citizen is a cafe that serves crepes in the morning and Korean/Mexican bar food for lunch and dinner. Take advantage of their massive beer garden for drinks and bulgogi tacos.
There’s no doubt that Elliot’s Oyster House is touristy, but the waterfront patio and abundance of oysters means it’s still a decent place to hang downtown.
May 5, 2022
Le Coin is a French restaurant in Fremont that we love best for a natural wine-fueled brunch. You better get the eggs benedict.
January 20, 2022
Loretta’s Northwesterner is a dive bar in South Park with a cool backyard and a phenomenal burger.
January 14, 2022
Bongos is a fast-casual Caribbean spot in Green Lake with a sand-filled patio.
In addition to having one of our favorite patios in town, Agua Verde in the University District has excellent frozen margaritas and fish tacos.
Rhein Haus is a German biergarten on Capitol Hill, and it’s great for partying. They have a patio, bocce, glass boots of beer, and comically large pretzels.
The Lookout is a dive bar on Capitol Hill with good fish and chips and a better view.
You’ve probably walked by Shelter Lounge in Green Lake, but haven’t actually gone in. You should - if you just want to drink.
Belltown Pizza is a bar with great beer and late-night slices.
Rocket Taco is a fast-casual Mexican restaurant in Capitol Hill with great margaritas but mediocre food.
Redhook Brewlab is a taproom in Capitol Hill with American bar food and wood-fired pizzas.
The seafood at 100 Pound Clam in South Lake is great. Just know you’ll be eating it next to a screaming two-year-old and a dad wearing Sperry’s.