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Not many nightclubs double as elegant lunch spots, but this tiny, art-filled place does. Space-age tubular lighting, glitzy statues and large-scale paintings are not your typical nightclub decor. Large windows along the front allow for open-air seating on hot summer nights, and for a refreshingly cool dance floor. Weekday lunch specials are a great bargain, and the Happy Hour from 4p-7p features spicy snacks and cheap well drinks. Nightly live music ranges from reggae to funk to industrial.
Head to Zig Zag Café for a fun evening out with your friends. A cozy hangout for one and all, Zig Zag is most popular for the wide array of drinks it serves up, though regulars also swear by the contemporary food the is offered. Dig into succulent, marinated olives, gourmet cheeses, spicy flatbread with fresh vegetables, cheese and herbs or go in for a crunchy Mediterranean salad with vegetables, noodles, bread and olive oil. Sandwiches stuffed with marinated meat, melted cheese, pickled vegetables and spicy sauces and fine wines make for a wonderful dining experience. Choose from a range of cocktails, whiskeys, cordials and other spirits to complement your meal.
Refined interiors, cushioned dark wood chairs and housed within the historic Mayflower Park Hotel, Oliver's Lounge blends the perfect ambiance for the perfect martini. Noted in magazines as the home of the International Martini Classic Challenge, it wouldn't be an overshoot to expect the best of the best. From true classics to cleverly composed cocktails, Oliver's is simply a must while in the city. Also relish light bites and cheese plates on offer here.
This place was named The Garage because of the repairing garage previously located on the site is a bar. It has unusual happy hours, which are usually the most crowded time here. Local wheelers-and-dealers as well as corporate types often hangout here. The minimalist retro decor, a full service bar and a delicious set menu completes the wonderful experience here.
Ba Bar restaurant and bar is all about combining exotic street food with refreshing cocktails. Chef Eric Banh explores Asian flavors and creates simple Vietnamese food with big flavors. Sip on some cocktails which go well with the food menu and do avail of the happy hours available at the bar. The rotisserie lemongrass chicken, vermicelli bowls, pho, Peking duck are some of the dishes which you can try out along with zippy drinks like the Queen Isabella, a concoction of tequila, cinnamon honey syrup and sherry sour, and Hot Apple Dram, a mix of hot apple cider and dark rum.
Do not let the stuffed buffalo head or the other Wild West paraphernalia fool you. This ain't Texas. The atmosphere in this Capitol Hill neighborhood tavern is warm, casual, even trendy. DJs spin alternative records. Pitchers of microbrew flow freely, and the menu consists of Southern fare including Chicken Potpie, meatloaf and the beloved Chicken-Fried Steak. Despite the in-crowd feel, the people are inviting and friendly. You may have to wait in line to play pool on the one table. Also come for weekend brunch.
A classy and elegant venue, this bistro is a favorite of many locals. It serves a healthy brunch comprising of french toasts, crepes and sandwiches, salads and ample gluten-free options. The bar has a popular happy hour menu that one can avail. Dine outdoors in the summer months in the cool patio. A few recommended dishes from the menu include Giant Caper Linguini, Tangy Pepper Seitan and Red Lentil Ravioli. It provides sharing platters too which can be enjoyed by groups. Plum Bistro is a good choice if one is looking for a peaceful meal with plenty of options to choose from.
After a day of hard work, come down to Rob Roy to relax over a drink or two. The bar has a limited food menu which includes delights such as chicken and leek soup and grilled cheese. The service is excellent, with polite and professional staff. Check out the excellent happy hour offers.
The 5 Point Cafe is a neighborhood dive bar and restaurant that offers sumptuous American comfort food, including roast beef sandwich, Cuban marinated pulled pork sandwich, burgers and homemade chili soup. This popular cafe is open day and night and is acclaimed as one of the best dive bars in the city due to its inexpensive prices and down-to-Earth atmosphere. The unpretentious decor has a few unusual twists, such as a moose head that's covered in bras or some risque Polaroids behind the bar. Make sure you check out the great deals during their Happy Hour.
A taste of New Orleans in the heart of Queen Anne, Toulouse Petit Kitchen and Lounge is a refreshing addition to Seattle's culinary scene. The extensive menu features Louisiana Creole cuisine - an eclectic blend of European, Native American and Southern flavors. Generous portions of sumptuous seafood, charcuterie, meat preparations and interesting sides form the centerpiece of your dining experience and are best enjoyed with a drink or two from the well-stocked bar. Boasting one of the best happy hours in the country, creative cocktails like the Toulouse Hurricane or Katie-Mae deserve special mention. Ornate wrought-iron furniture and delightful ceiling-lamps against the floor-to-ceiling glass windows enhance its rustic appeal.