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8 Top Karaoke Bars in Seattle to Belt Out a Tune

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Whether you're a nervous karaoke newbie or you sing in public regularly, Seattle is home to several great spots to belt out the tunes. We've rounded up eight top spots across the city, so grab some liquid courage and an entourage of friends and get ready to sing your heart out.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Bush Garden Restaurant

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614 Maynard Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 682-6830
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The Japanese food is just ok, but the karaoke is epic. International District old-timers mix with younger newcomers for a very essential Seattle experience. [Photo Credit]

2. Changes in Wallingford

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2103 N 45th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 545-8363
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Gay bar, dive bar, and karaoke bar all rolled into one: squeeze into Changes for Wednesday night karaoke and you're guaranteed to get back-up from the crowd of mostly regulars. [Photo Credit]

3. Crescent Lounge

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1413 E Olive Way
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 720-8188
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The Crescent has been a staple of Capitol Hill nightlife for decades. There's karaoke every night, and a fascinating cross-section of Seattle that always manages to produce a friendly crowd. [Photo Credit]

4. Little Red Hen

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7115 Woodlawn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115
(206) 522-1168
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Country dancing, country bands, country music...you get the idea. Little red Hen hosts karaoke every Monday and Wednesday night, and yes, you're allowed to sing outside of the country music genre. [Photo Credit]

5. Marco Polo Pub

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5613 4th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98108
(206) 762-3964
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There's good fried chicken and three back-up microphones. What more could one possibly want from a karaoke bar? [Photo Credit]
Exterior of Marco Polo, showing a retro green sign for the saloon.

6. Rock Box

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1603 Nagle Pl
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 302-7625
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Rock Box brings karaoke, Japanese-style, to Capitol Hill. The singing here is mostly centered around private rooms, but you can also belt it out in a more public spot near the bar. [Photo Credit]

7. Venus Karaoke

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601 S King St
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 264-1779
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With party rooms of various sizes, this spot is becoming a go-to in the International District. There's a huge variety of songs, and in several languages. [Photo Credit]

8. Waterwheel Lounge

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7034 15th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 784-5701
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Karaoke goes down four nights a week at this carpeted, low-ceiling dive. Be sure to get the surprisingly decent fried chicken.

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1. Bush Garden Restaurant

614 Maynard Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104
The Japanese food is just ok, but the karaoke is epic. International District old-timers mix with younger newcomers for a very essential Seattle experience. [Photo Credit]
614 Maynard Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104

2. Changes in Wallingford

2103 N 45th St, Seattle, WA 98103
Gay bar, dive bar, and karaoke bar all rolled into one: squeeze into Changes for Wednesday night karaoke and you're guaranteed to get back-up from the crowd of mostly regulars. [Photo Credit]
2103 N 45th St
Seattle, WA 98103

3. Crescent Lounge

1413 E Olive Way, Seattle, WA 98122
The Crescent has been a staple of Capitol Hill nightlife for decades. There's karaoke every night, and a fascinating cross-section of Seattle that always manages to produce a friendly crowd. [Photo Credit]
1413 E Olive Way
Seattle, WA 98122

4. Little Red Hen

7115 Woodlawn Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115
Country dancing, country bands, country music...you get the idea. Little red Hen hosts karaoke every Monday and Wednesday night, and yes, you're allowed to sing outside of the country music genre. [Photo Credit]
7115 Woodlawn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115

5. Marco Polo Pub

5613 4th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108
Exterior of Marco Polo, showing a retro green sign for the saloon.
There's good fried chicken and three back-up microphones. What more could one possibly want from a karaoke bar? [Photo Credit]
5613 4th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98108

6. Rock Box

1603 Nagle Pl, Seattle, WA 98122
Rock Box brings karaoke, Japanese-style, to Capitol Hill. The singing here is mostly centered around private rooms, but you can also belt it out in a more public spot near the bar. [Photo Credit]
1603 Nagle Pl
Seattle, WA 98122

7. Venus Karaoke

601 S King St, Seattle, WA 98104
With party rooms of various sizes, this spot is becoming a go-to in the International District. There's a huge variety of songs, and in several languages. [Photo Credit]
601 S King St
Seattle, WA 98104

8. Waterwheel Lounge

7034 15th Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98117
Karaoke goes down four nights a week at this carpeted, low-ceiling dive. Be sure to get the surprisingly decent fried chicken.
7034 15th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98117

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