106 "Day Drinking" restaurants in Seattle.
The Masonry is a wood-fired pizza spot in Fremont with a large beer selection and excellent meatballs.
Entering Brouwer’s is like stepping into a Medieval Times in Fremont, but with much better food and less jousting. Come for a birthday dinner.
There’s a lot of good Mexican in Seattle, but Mezcaleria Oaxaca in Capitol Hill also has an excellent rooftop.
In addition to having one of our favorite patios in town, Agua Verde in the University District has excellent frozen margaritas and fish tacos.
Bellevue Brewing Company is a pretty standard taphouse in Bellevue with American pub food and homemade beer.
There’s no doubt that Elliot’s Oyster House is fratty, but the excellent patio and quality seafood means it’s still a good place to hang downtown.
The Lookout is a dive bar in Capitol Hill with surprisingly good fish and chips and a great view.
Redhook Brewlab is a taproom in Capitol Hill with American bar food and wood-fired pizzas.
Stout is a Capitol Hill utility bar. It’s never too busy, and works for groups, birthday pre-games, and watching sports. The food is decent too.
You’ve probably walked by Shelter Lounge in Green Lake, but haven’t actually gone in. You should. It’s a great spot for day drinking or a casual date.
Little Water Cantina is a Mexican spot in Eastlake with an awesome view of Lake Union (but mediocre food).
Rocket Taco is a fast-casual Mexican restaurant in Capitol Hill with great margaritas but mediocre food.
Associated Vintners is a wine bar in South Lake Union that seasonally changes what they’re pouring.
Liberty is a fun, dog-friendly bar on Capitol Hill that serves excellent cocktails and sushi.