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Where To Go For Drinks And A Light Bite

The best places for drinks and snacks when you don’t want a full meal.

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The South Lake Union Happy Hour Directory

Where to grab a discounted drink in SLU.

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Where To Have Team Drinks In South Lake Union

Places to grab a drink in SLU that are way more fun than staying in the office and splitting the lone can of beer in the back of the fridge.

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14 Coffee Shops That Also Serve Alcohol

If you’re not sure whether you want coffee or a drink, why not have both? Here’s where.

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12 Bars That Are Quiet Enough For A Conversation

All the best spots where you can have a drink and not have to guess what the other person is saying.

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Tio Baby’s

Tio Baby’s is a Tex-Mex-influenced temple of fantastic bar snacks and queso. Be sure to grab some nachos at this Fremont bar.

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Tavolàta Stone Way

Tavolàta in Fremont is one of a few locations of this classic Ethan Stowell Italian spot, and while the menu has some decent dishes, we advise you to head elsewhere.

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By Tae

For outstanding Korean comfort food in the coziest of spaces, look no further than 손맛 By Tae on Beacon Hill.

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The Lounge At Delille Cellars

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.

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Persephone is a wonderful Columbia City bar that serves amari and snacks. Pop in while you wait for a table at La Medusa next door—or better yet, make this Italian spot your destination to begin with.

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Phởcific Standard Time

If you might be interested in an exciting night out involving exceptional Vietnamese cocktails and bar snacks, Phởcific Standard Time in the Denny Triangle is the place.

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Kōbo Pizza

Kōbo Pizza is a Japanese pizza operation located inside Capitol Hill's Redhook Brewlab, complete with Detroit-style pies and toppings like teriyaki brisket and karaage.

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Arthur's is an all-day Australian cafe and bar in West Seattle.

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Taku is a Japanese spot on Capitol Hill that specializes in karaage and stays open until 2am.

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Barkada is a casual Hawaiian and Filipino restaurant in Edmonds.

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Life On Mars

Life On Mars is a Capitol Hill bar featuring an entirely vegan menu.

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Bar Sabine

Bar Sabine is a fantastic cocktail spot in Ballard featuring a big alleyway patio, great drinks, and Mediterranean mezze.

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Citizen Cafe

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.

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Dreamland Bar & Diner

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.

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Japonessa somehow pulls of Japanese-Mexican fusion, and it’s a great place for a birthday dinner or date night downtown.

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Lot No. 3

Lot No. 3 is a fun gastropub in Bellevue with whiskey cocktails and classy bar snacks.

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Percy’s & Co.

Percy’s is a Southern bar/restaurant in Ballard with a great patio and a lot of bourbon.

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The Whale Wins

The Whale Wins in Wallingford is a good spot to keep in mind for a light bite over a glass of wine.

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Sawyer is a restaurant in Ballard that specializes in upscale comfort food.

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Carrello is a pricey but forgettable Italian restaurant on Capitol Hill that serves pasta as well as dim sum-style antipasti.