Sam’s Tavern is perfect for a last-minute Happy Hour with your team if you work in the neighborhood. The place has a ton of giant round booths, sports games on TV, and a bunch of good beer, cocktails, and one of the best burgers in town. If it’s nice out, there’s a big patio where you can get some fresh air after staring at a screen all day.
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Jack’s Chicken Shack
Jack's Chicken Shack is a takeout window located at Jack's BBQ's South Lake Union location, and they serve fried chicken and sides.
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Volunteer Park Cafe
Volunteer Park Cafe is a go-to morning spot in Capitol Hill, but the secret is to hit it for dinner.
Bounty Kitchen is a great brunch spot in Queen Anne that serves avocado toast, grain bowls, tacos, and griddle cakes.
The Mountaineering Club
The Mountaineering Club is a camping-themed cocktail bar in the University District that serves seafood and sandwiches.
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There aren’t many places you can drink froze while sitting on a swing in a rooftop bar, but M Bar in South Lake Union is one of them.
Loretta’s Northwesterner is a dive bar in South Park with a cool backyard and a delicious burger.
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