Twenty years ago or so, Seattle happy hours were legendary — $1 gourmet sliders! Oysters for 25 cents! Now, though happy hour traditions have come back as the city has returned to indoor dining post-lockdowns, it’s not easy to find truly special specials.
That’s why this map exists — it’s a guide to some of the restaurants and bars that are doing happy hour exceptionally well, either through serious discounts on their usual offerings or through happy hour–only items. These are places where the Italian tradition of aperitivo, where you basically have an entire (light) meal as the opening act for dinner. And at many of these restaurants, it’s worth staying for dinner too.
As usual, this list is not ranked but organized geographically. If there’s a happy hour we should know about, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More