NEIGHBORHOOD BARS & RESTAURANTS
Amandine Bakeshop is a micro-bakery and café specializing in regional French and classic English pastries incorporating locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients through classic pastry technique.
Bai Tong Thai Street Cafe expands from one of the most popular Thai restaurants in Washington which was founded by a former Thai Airways flight attendant near the Sea-Tac airport in 1989. With the best Thai experience they have been offering for years, Bai Tong Thai restaurant is the standard for authentic Thai food in the Seattle area.
Barça features 29 craft beers on tap and signature handcrafted cocktails, Barca's comfortable and relaxed atmosphere is perfect for a romantic evening or a night out with friends.
In the winter of 1964, Mario Vellotti emigrated from Naples, Italy to live and work on Mulberry Street in New York City. Mario made his early living tossing pizza and cooking in some of New York's most notorious kitchens; Angelo's, Casa Bella on Mulberry Street and Nanni Al Valletto on 59th Street. Later Mario joined his brother and uncle in the family business, opening their world-famous pizzerias in all five Burroughs, including Sal's on Broome Street, Bensonhurst's J & V and the original Patricia's in the Bronx. Big Marios Pizza is in Seattle now... enjoy!
Bimbos Cantina rolled its first burrito in 1995. It can be said that Bimbo's Cantina has had a huge part in turning this portion of the Pike/Pine Corridor into ground zero for Seattle nightlife. Bimbos Cantina, with its mammoth blinking red arrow over the sidewalk, sits at street level on East Pike. The Mexican wrestler and black velvet painting motif is predominant throughout.
Bok a Bok fried chicken is air-dried, hand-dipped and double-fried to order. This process isn’t fast but it makes for super juicy chicken with an unforgettable crunch. It’s fresh, never frozen, antibiotic- and hormone-free chicken. It’s hand-made biscuits and sides made from scratch, using fresh, responsibly sourced ingredients that we prepare with care and integrity.
Café Pettirosso has had many forms since Robin Wright started it as a coffee cart. Yuki and Miki Sodos, sisters and co-owners of Bang Bang Café reopened Café Pettirosso in 2011. No stranger to the community surrounding the café, Yuki had managed Café Pettirosso off and on for the previous 10 years and was thrilled when Robin suggested she take over Pettirosso with her sister. While the business has changed in certain ways, the love behind every day at Café Pettirosso has only grown.
Caffe Vita has been roasting coffee in Seattle since 1995 as an independent & locally-owned company. From their beginnings at the base of Seattle’s Queen Anne neighborhood, they now operate 13 cafes throughout Seattle, Portland, New York, and Los Angeles. Caffe Vita coffee is always fresh, imported directly from the farm, and roasted on-site in Seattle, Brooklyn, and Portland.
Capitol Hill Coffee Works is a place to experience and experiment with coffee in its richly diverse forms and varieties. Wine connoisseurs have tasting rooms; beer aficionados have brewery tap rooms; fine dining enthusiasts have five-star restaurants. Their goal is to create a dedicated tasting space for specialty coffee. All of their locations commit unrelentingly to making coffee better and providing resources to help their customers make and explore better coffee.
Opening its doors alongside Bimbos Cantina on Cinco de Mayo in 1998, Cha Cha Lounge is a beachside tiki bar lifted from its tropical locale somewhere south of Acapulco and plopped down in the middle of Seattle.
Cupcake Royale is Seattle's first cupcake bakery and offers delicious made-from-scratch cupcakes with natural, fresh, and local ingredients. Check out their new line of homemade ice cream inspired by their bakery! They craft Stumptown espresso drinks to complement their cupcakes and ice cream.
Chef Jun Park, who also owns Wallingford’s beloved Musashi, has opened another sushi restaurant, this time with a menu featuring lesser-known fish and artistic platings. Gokan has a dark, sleek design, and two tatami rooms surrounded by indoor water fountains.
Good Weather is a cafe and shop located in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. It’s owned and run by a few urban cyclists with hundreds of thousands of miles in the saddle and countless hours in restaurants and cafes. For bicycles, they cover the gamut of retail and service options from flats to fully custom builds and retrofits. For food, they make delicious sandwiches, salads, and snacks as well as weekend brunch and nightly beer and wine.
Grim’s is Capitol Hill’s premier location for both a quiet dinner and a lively night out. Featuring a full menu in the main bar and an intimate lounge, as well as a spacious dance club with top notch DJs above, Grim’s has it all. Their bar features a rotating tap and seasonal craft cocktails to accompany the Northwest-inspired atmosphere.
Havana Social Club is a beautiful booth-lined cocktails spot with seriously sweet DJs to get you on the dance floor and the kind of slightly mysterious location that keeps the wrong kind of dudes away. This place is selling elegance and you are buying. The ceiling is painted gold, so you know this club means business.
Ikina Sushi is a popular Japanese spot nestled in Capitol Hill offering sushi, sashimi, noodles, and a full cocktail bar.
Kurt Farm Shop is a gem of a store tucked into the Chophouse Row building. The Farm Shop is primarily about ice cream but they also sell cheeses from Kurtwood Farms and other local creameries. The ice cream is exceptional and unique. The custard base is made at the farm on Vashon Island with their Jersey cream and milk, organic cane sugar and fresh, pastured eggs.
Lost Lake Café & Lounge is Seattle's favorite 24-hour diner and bar with a mid-century modern feel. Lost Lake's large menu of traditional American comfort food includes options for any time of the day-breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or even late night drinks-with vegetarian & vegan dishes, as well.
La Spiga's menu pays homage to Italy's Emilia-Romagna region. Chef Sabrina creates tasty, seasonal dishes that reflect the authenticity of the food while using the finest Italian ingredients and what is freshest from local sources.
Marmite and its interior bar Spirit in the Bottle are inspired by the best of what’s fresh, the woodsy nature of our urban space, and a very good sense of humor. They do things the way they like to do them: by hand. As many components of their cuisine and cocktails as possible are seasonal, made in-house, and utilize Bruce’s stocks and broths which simmer for hours in their namesake 40 gallon marmite (a classic French cooking pot).
At Molly Moon’s, they couple milk and cream from hormone-free dairy cows at family-owned Edaleen Dairy Farm with local, seasonal, and, as much as possible, organic fruits and spices to make combinations that are both familiar and surprising. Everything they can get from local farmers, they do, including sugar from Idaho, lavender from Sequim, honey from the foothills of the Olympics, and more than 90% of all their ingredients.
Oddfellows is an all-day, all-night cafe and bar that serves simple fresh food influenced by peasant French and Italian dishes and served without pretense. Oddfellows is a large welcoming space that has kindly been referred to as "the Pike/Pine corridor's living room."
At Poquitos they strive to present delicious Mexican cuisine prepared with ingredients that are the best of both worlds - outstanding local sourcing for their meats and produce; unique and direct sourcing for items essential to honoring the culinary traditions of Mexico.
At Quinn’s Pub they take traditions of the classic public house and raise them to new levels. They are community driven, quality focused, and a continual experiment in what it means to be a pub. Their food is always evolving, their bar carefully curated, and their space open to all.
Most of Rancho Bravo’s menu is made from scratch, from their salsas to their tamales, from their horchata to their pozole. They appreciate good value as much as you do and that’s why they make it our goal to offer a quality Mexican food experience at an affordable price!
The Rhino Room is a big and beautiful party bar located inside a restored historic building in the heart of Captiol Hill. We are a high volume nightclub on Friday and Saturdays featuring some of Seattle's finest DJs. We play hip hop, electronic, mash ups, and more. The bar is always flowing with spirits and the dance floor is always packed!
Sam’s Tavern started in the 1940’s, the original birthplace of Red Robin standing at the corner of Furhman and Eastlake in Seattle. Before they served gourmet burgers, offered bottomless fries, and adding the name “Red Robin”, it was just “Sam’s Tavern” and then “Sam’s Red Robin”. After dropping the name Sam, the rest is history….or is it?
SOI is a return to Thailand--a departure from your normal expectations of Thai food in Seattle. Our idea is to return back to what it really like to eat in Thailand, with a focus on the food of the raised plateau of the North Eastern region of Thailand called Issan. We believe that Seattle deserves better Thai food and that folks are tired with the typical Thai food in Seattle.
STOUT is a casual pub designed for beer enthusiasts who appreciate “craft everything,” from beer to cocktails to well-prepared food. STOUT’s alluring atmosphere blends classic and modern elements, bringing old world ambiance to one of the new world’s most exciting neighborhoods.
Sweet Iron opened its first shop in 2009 in downtown Seattle and continues to grow in exciting partnerships and expansions. This past summer, Sweet Iron set up shop at Safeco Field for the Mariners’ games and also combined forces with Ezell’s chicken during Sounders and Seahawks games to make the classic chicken and waffles. Their Capitol Hill location offers freshly squeezed juices, beer and wine, and later hours.
Unicorn & Narwhal are two carnival themed bars. Each packs its own vibe into one location offering whimsical food & drink options. Also featuring an arcade, claw machine, & photo booth. Weekly events include Mimosas Cabaret, Gayme Night, live shows, karaoke, trivia and more.
Showcasing dedicated, professional artists, Vermillion offers art, wine, beer, cocktails, and a daily seasonal menu in a unique, comforting setting. Located in the bustling Pike/Pine corridor and part of a new concept of hybrid gallery spaces, they offer the culture and appeal of an art opening every night without the crushing crowds. The space is split nearly equally to separate the two areas into distinct parts to emphasize the best of both worlds.
Via Tribunali embodies the essence of what authentic Italian pizza should be: soft, well-cooked, fragrant and enclosed in a high, soft edge of crust. As a member of the Verace Pizza Napoletana Association, Via Tribunali respects the culinary discipline associated with making authentic Neapolitan pizza.