Recommended locations near Seattle

Town Hall

Town Hall is a fantastic organization that hosts book talks and lectures, and more rarely concerts and podcasts recordings, for very low prices—usually $5. Cur…
1119 Eighth Ave
First Hill
206-652-4255

Primo

Primo is a pizza place located in the most beautiful room in town—gorgeous domed ceiling, a sparkling chandelier, detailed dark woodwork, pretty pillars. The h…
1106 Eighth Ave
First Hill
206-547-7466

Union Square Grill

A snug little bar below street level where the staff is ultra professional and the clientèle is mostly professional, too. And it's a good meeting point for ACT…
621 Union St
Pike Pine Retail Core
206-224-4321

Off The Rez

Off the Rez is a food truck serving frybread (naked or with honey, or cinnamon sugar, or homemade lemon curd...), Indian tacos (chili verde, 10-hour-smoked pul…
Traveling
Pike Pine Retail Core

Fireside Room at Sorrento Hotel

Bring a date (or your grandparents) and sink into the inviting and timelessly opulent lounge inside the classic Sorrento Hotel. Many things here are tasseled a…
900 Madison St
First Hill
206-622-6400

Daawat Indian Grill and Bar

I’m a deep lover of Indian food, but I live in a city that only has a few decent Indian restaurants. And the closest of these to my place of work on Capitol Hi…
820 Pike St
Pike Pine Retail Core
206-467-7272

George's Sausage and Delicatessen

In a city that’s shy on the flavors of Central Europe, George’s Polish shop delivers on that meaty, smoky feel that every deli should have. While you’re pickin…
907 Madison St
First Hill
206-622-1491

Wild Rye Cafe Bakery

The pastry chef at Wild Rye, Alex Shroff, used to be the pastry chef at the Herbfarm. The bakery serves light breakfast and lunch items—muffins, quiche, sandwi…
806 Pike St
Pike Pine Retail Core
206-694-5049
707 Pike Street
Pike Pine Retail Core
206-447-3747

Vito's Restaurant & Lounge

After a sad absent spell, Vito’s reopened in the fall of 2010, returned to its old-school Italiano-style glory by Hideout/Vital 5 maestro Greg Lundgren, with d…
927 Ninth Ave
First Hill
206-397-4053

Vessel

Note: Vessel has reopened in a new location. Vessel is a cutting-edge lounge in an otherwise dead-at-night section of downtown (save for the nearby 5th Avenue …
1312 Fifth Ave
Pike Pine Retail Core
206-652-0521

The Hideout

The art bar that makes the best drinks, covers the walls (literally) in local art, and leaves sketchbooks on the bar for the idle drinker, founded and run by G…
1005 Boren Ave
First Hill
206-903-8480

Mediterranean Kitchen

Lebanese chef Kamal Aboul-Hosn has been bringing his excellent Middle Eastern food to the people of Seattle for more than 30 years. In Mediterranean Kitchen's …
103 Bellevue Way NE
First Hill
425-462-9422

Dough Zone Dumpling House

Dough Zone specializes in juicy Chinese dumplings like xiao long bao (tender little meatballs and a puddle of broth encased in a delicate wrapper), q-bao (fat,…
815 Pine St
Pike Pine Retail Core
206-682-6666

W Hotel Seattle

The swank W invites you to "lounge in the Living Room, our main floor with a jaw-dropping, three-story fireplace covered in nearly 1,000 stainless steel tiles …
1112 Fourth Ave
Downtown Seattle
206-264-6000

Monorail Espresso

Someday we'll all get around on self-driving Solowheels and pay for coffee with chips implanted in our brains. But let's resist that time for a little longer. …
520 Pike St
Pike Pine Retail Core
422-0736

Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails

Five stories up in the Motif Seattle hotel, Frolik has downtown Seattle's largest outdoor patio at 4,000 square feet, with ping-pong and shuffleboard tables pl…
1415 Fifth Ave
Pike Pine Retail Core
206-971-8015

Rumba

This Capitol Hill bar cuts across a continent, bringing sun-starved Seattleites directly to the shores of the Caribbean Sea. The bar snakes around the room lik…
1112 Pike St
Capitol Hill
206-583-7177

I Have Munchies

Owners Mark Arthur and Noel Davenport are on a mission to bring the convenience store of your inebriated dreams to your front door during the crucial party hou…

Downtown Seattle
206-659-6635

Top Pot Doughnuts

Top Pot’s got 40 kinds of lusty, busty, rich doughnuts approved by President Barack Obama, and the cafes are comfortable triumphs of design. Also: good drip co…
1206 Madison Street
First Hill
206-708-7244