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Enjoy life's little pleasures in this upbeat niche bar in Seattle's downtown area. The Purple Cafe scores high on variety, as the menu offers American and Mediterranean cuisines. The global wine bar is a connoisseur's dream. The cafe also has free wifi, so spend a evening here with your laptop or call your friends over to help you choose from the wine and tapas selection.
Fonte is a friendly coffee shop with an ambiance that will brighten up your day. Enter this gourmet cafe for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a quick bite with coffee. The menu has a variety of options and some of the favorites among frequenters are the meatballs, affogato, duck confit and more. Choose your cuppa, with a varied selection categorized under the single origin, special selection, decaffeinated and more. Buy yourself some of their special coffee beans which are available online on their website. Check website for more information.
Vermillion is a modern art gallery displaying interesting and unique creations of local artists. In the back of the gallery is a bar, serving both beer and wine. Sip on a glass of chardonnay, pinot noir or a nice cold beer as you take in the art adorning the walls. You can even take home one of the art pieces on exhibit for the right price. This is an ideal destination for art and wine connoisseurs alike.
Poco Wine Room stocks Pacific Northwest wines, especially the lesser known varieties. The wines are not well known but made with a lot of care, skill and commitment. They also have imported wines which are affordable and delicious. Poco also offers delicious starters and desserts to go with their wines. Various cheeses and antipasti featuring locally cured free range meat is also offered. Poco has a warm, comfortable vibe and makes a great place to meet friends and hangout.
Black Bottle is an informal gathering place that bills itself as a "gastro-tavern." The decor is minimalistic yet comfortable. A full bar, several choices of beer on tap, and imaginative dishes that are perfect for sharing. Indulge in pork belly and kimchi, mussels Marseille style, potato and prosciutto wheels, or one of several specialty flatbreads made to order. Finish with pear sorbet with candied lavender for a wonderful meal.
The Sitting Room is a great place to slow the quickening pace of everyday life. A cozy low-lit joint, this bar invites Seattle's people to relax with its Parisian cocktail lounge, candle-lit tables and a cuisine to match. Don't forget to try one of their herb cocktails during their nightly happy hour. The Sitting Room is located near many performance venues making it a perfect place to visit after a show.
Situated at the top of a hill, this secluded winery delights its patrons with delicious wines, a scenic setting and a homey atmosphere. Owners John and Peggy revel in treating guests like royalty, offering valet parking for that extra luxurious touch. After a visit to JM Cellars, you will feel as if you've discovered a secret that you want to keep all your own.
Despite the name, Sip is as much of a restaurant with high standards of food as it is, a wine bar with a spectacular selection. Modern American cooking with a focus on the Pacific Northwest is at the heart of the restaurant's food philosophy. Fresh ingredients and a creative approach to cooking make the food here, a stand-out. The globe-trotting wine list is an exceptional affair with good representation from most regions including the Pacific Northwest. Connoisseurs will surely not be disappointed with the sheer numbers on offer. Wine flights and samplings are a popular affair at the bar. The restaurant interiors are extremely elegant with excellent use of woods and wooden hues, and accentuated lighting that is pleasing to the eye. The formidable wine shelves are prominently displayed. The restaurant's beautiful outdoor patio with great use of natural elements is an excellent avenue for dining on sunny days. The restaurant can accommodate groups and is available for private dining as well. Check website for more.