75 "Drinks & A Light Bite" restaurants in Seattle.
When you don’t want to commit to a full dinner (blind date, catching up with an aunt, waiting two hours for a table elsewhere), bars with good food are ideal. Make an easy exit after the first round, or go for a second and maybe some food if it’s going well. Either way, these spots have you covered.
At No Anchor in Belltown, you don’t have to choose between excellent beer and excellent food - you get them both.
Manolin is a beautiful seafood-focused restaurant in Fremont. It’s strangely affordable, and you can use it for just about any dining situation.
Westward is a place that will make you excited to live in Seattle. (Or consider buying property here ASAP.)
Bramling Cross is an excellent gastropub in Ballard where you could take your parents or a date.
FlintCreek Cattle Co. is a slightly upscale restaurant in Greenwood with excellent steaks and a Happy Hour burger worth traveling for.
Foreign National is a bar in Capitol Hill with great Asian fusion snacks.
Bottle and Bull is a gastropub in Kirkland with small plates, craft cocktails, and great date night potential.
Quinn’s Pub in Capitol Hill is one of Infatuation Seattle’s main HQ’s - we use it for pretty much every occasion.
Head to Ciudad, a Middle Eastern spot in Georgetown, for a solid mezze and grilled meat dinner that won’t be too expensive.
Lot No. 3 is a fun gastropub in Bellevue with whiskey cocktails and classy bar snacks.
Mercato Stellina Pizzeria is the fancy pizza spot in Bellevue where you should have your next Eastside date.
Mojito is a fun spot in Maple Leaf for a cheap group dinner. Be sure to get a plate full of arepas and paselitos.
Oddfellows is a French Bistro, espresso bar, and old-school grocery store in Capitol Hill. It’s good for a lot of things, but especially brunch.
Japonessa somehow pulls of Japanese-Mexican fusion, and it’s a great place for a birthday dinner or date night downtown.
Percy’s is a Southern bar/restaurant in Ballard with a great patio and a lot of bourbon.