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Top bar recommendations from locals

Brewery
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“The Original North Seattle Micro brewery. This place has one of the best beer gardens in the Northwest. ”
  • 148 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“Yummy Vietnamese food with authentic flavor. If you are feeling a boozy brunch, they make a nice Moscow Mule. ”
  • 129 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“A little hard to find (aren't many great places) at the industrial end of Ballard Avenue. This is the one of the best places for seafood, Anthony Bourdain was here.”
  • 149 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“My "go to" place for simple, affordable French food in a lively, casual setting. Glasses of wine for as low as $4.00 and they are open until 1am. ”
  • 126 locals recommend
Hawaiian Restaurant
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“After the fun 10 minute Water Taxi from Pier 50 Downtown to West Seattle...Marination is right next to the pier. Casual place serving Hawaiian/Korean street food while sitting on picnic tables looking directly back at the Seattle skyline. If you are short on time for a ferry to Bainbridge, this is a great alternative.”
  • 141 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Sweet patio overlooking Pike Place Market and water. Entrance is on Post Alley with only it's signature door giving a clue what is inside. Entertainment comes with the Italian fare many nights. A bit of dinner and cabaret! Seattle classic, since I have been in town for 35 years.”
  • 103 locals recommend
Diner
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“Breakfast all day, dinner options available later in the day, and surprisingly great cocktails.”
  • 109 locals recommend
Beer Shop
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“Hundreds of rotating beers on tap and rotating food truck. Very family friendly. Lots of board games to choose from. ”
  • 117 locals recommend
Café
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“Oddfellows is both casual and cool. They have a solid brunch, lunch and dinner following and a very relaxed atmosphere. The food is simple, affordable and healthy. ”
  • 101 locals recommend
Cinema
“Totally refurbished old-school movie theater. Giant screen that shows 75 mm films. First run and festival movie showings.”
  • 97 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Touring bands on the indie pop, rock and hip hip scene regularly perform here.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Bar
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“The most magical place to grab a drink, play some games. You feel like you're in a circus! Classic diner style.”
  • 99 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Amazing views of Seattle, and a very nice weekend brunch. It’s expensive but well worth it if you enjoy seafood. ”
  • 114 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“An upscale bar with an out of this world whiskey collection. Make a reservation on the weekends”
  • 111 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“The Tractor is a great live music venue hosting performers several nights a week. Local to touring bands at reasonable prices. We actually came up with our name because of the number of bands that "bunked" with us after performing there. We also host guests from around the area they want to see a show and stay close by. ”
  • 97 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Hip hot spot near Seattle Center featuring a huge menu filled with Cajun-Creole inspired cuisine. Great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or just pop in for a drink at the bar. Check out their 1/2 price breakfast happy hour Monday through Friday.”
  • 99 locals recommend