Pike Place is kind of a crowded mess, but Jarrbar is a little cocktail bar removed from all of the craziness. It reminds us of a galley-style kitchen in a studio apartment, but we can’t think of anywhere else we’d rather drink a gin fizz alongside some jamon Iberico and crackers. We also really like the smoked salmon rilettes.
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Pike Place is a vortex of food stands, restaurants, and bars. Here are the 34 best places the market has to offer.
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Retro Restaurant And Lounge
Retro Restaurant And Lounge is an American spot Downtown that serves an excellent burger.
Market Fresh is a hot bar spot Downtown that features a menu of sandwiches, salads, and grain bowls. Get the fried chicken sandwich.
Spin is a ping pong bar Downtown that serves pub snacks and is perfect for Happy Hour or a big private event.
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It doesn’t get much better than having a Spanish brunch on Terra Plata’s rooftop garden in Capitol Hill. We like it for Monday night paella too.
Herb & Bitter Public House
Herb & Bitter is a classier bar in Northern Cap Hill. The patio is great, and the tapas are good too.
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The Pink Door
The Pink Door is part circus burlesque, part Italian restaurant, and is one of the best dining experiences you can have in Seattle.
New Luck Toy
New Luck Toy is a great bar in West Seattle with skee-ball, karaoke, tiki drinks, an explosion of decorations, and incredible Chinese food.
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