The Lookout is one of the most underrated bars in Capitol Hill. It’s a divey spot with good beer, decent fish and chips, and an excellent view from their outdoor deck. Bring a big group for some day drinking in the summer, and stick around to watch the sunset.
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Westman’s Bagel & Coffee is a sidewalk stand serving homemade bagels, cream cheese spreads, and breakfast sandwiches.
Soi is an Isan Thai restaurant in Capitol Hill with excellent food and interesting cocktails.
Pho Than Brothers
Pho Than Brothers is a reliable local Seattle chain serving casual Vietnamese noodle soup, and this one’s in Capitol Hill.
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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.
Ray’s doesn’t have the best seafood in Seattle (or even Ballard), but when the sun comes out, the patio here is where you want to be.
Bellevue Brewing Company
Bellevue Brewing Company is a pretty standard taphouse in Bellevue with American pub food and homemade beer.
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Linda’s has a big back patio, taxidermy, arcade machines, and a fun crowd at all times. If you’re in Cap Hill, this is a mandatory bar crawl spot.
The Pine Box
The Pine Box is a bar in an old mortuary, and it’s great. Come for a casual weeknight dinner or drink.
If you think cider is lame, you’ve never been to Capitol Cider. It’s one of our favorite places for a casual hangout in Capitol Hill.
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