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Korean gastropub Chan has sliders and cocktails at a discount daily.
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11 Essential Happy Hours Around Seattle, Fall 2019

Great picks for discounted bites and booze, from Georgetown to Ballard

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Korean gastropub Chan has sliders and cocktails at a discount daily.
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Seattle loves happy hours, whether they’re the hottest and newest offerings listed in the Happy Hour Heatmap, the second wave of food and drink discounts collected in the late-night happy hour map, or the establishments listed here. These are the ones that have proven themselves over time, offering deep discounts on a particularly appealing or large portion of the menu.

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1. Burgundian

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2253 N 56th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 420-8943
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This polished craft beer bar in Tangletown hosts "power hour" Monday to Friday 3 to 6 p.m. with a long list of discounted food — such as polenta fries and soft pretzels with beer cheese — plus a dollar off wine and a large selection of interesting beer.

2. Stoneburner

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5214 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 695-2051
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The trendy pizzeria within Hotel Ballard blesses the neighborhood with a generous happy hour from 3 to 5 p.m. every single day, with discounted wine flasks, crispy pizzas, cocktails, and a few salads thrown in for good measure.

3. Re:public

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429 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 467-5300
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With a daily happy hour menu from 4 to 6 p.m., there's plenty to love at this upscale 21+ establishment in South Lake Union, from steamed bao buns with pork belly to Pacific seafood chowder.

4. Rumba

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1112 Pike St
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 583-7177
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Caribbean-themed Rumba on Capitol Hill hosts happy hour from 5 to 6 p.m. every day, with discounts on outstanding daiquiris and punches. The tacos, not to be missed, are just $2 each.

5. Café Presse

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1117 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 709-7674
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This all-day French cafe on Capitol Hill offers happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. daily, with a few food discounts and super cheap bottles of wine. The patio can be in high demand on nice weather days, but the light-filled interior, with its high ceilings, is just as welcoming.

6. Chan

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83 Pine St.
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 443-5443
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Modern Korean gastropub Chan, near Pike Place Market, hosts its happy hour from 5 to 6:30 p.m. every day, with discounted menu favorites like Korean fried chicken and bulgogi sliders. The space is cozy, making it an ideal place to kick off a date night. Because the restaurant doesn't take reservations, heading in for happy hour is a useful strategy for actually scoring a table.

7. Ba Bar

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550 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 328-2030
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From 3 to 6 p.m. every day, beloved Vietnamese restaurant Ba Bar in the Central District discounts plenty of small plates, pho, and cocktails. The lively space can sometimes be a bit loud, especially as dinner rolls around, making the early end of happy hour even more appealing. Weekdays bring a mung bean and caramelized shallot dumpling special that isn’t to be missed.

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8. Lecosho

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89 University St
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 623-2101
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From 3 to 6 p.m. daily at its bar, this classy downtown spot discounts the likes of charcuterie, cheese, bolognese, and Manila clams, plus a rotating selection of wine, draft beer, and well drinks. Happy hour-goers can seat themselves in the bar area, and will likely be enticed to stay put through dinner.

9. Good Bar

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240 2nd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 624-2337
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Pioneer Square’s Good Bar has been quietly slinging excellent cocktails and unfussy but well executed bar snacks for five years. The menu and drink list are exceptionally dialed in, with attention paid to even the smallest details. Happy hour runs a generous 3 to 7 p.m. daily, with discounts on the best bites (like crispy cheese curds and salt-roasted fingerling potatoes) and a rotating cast of cocktails.

Pioneer Square’s Good Bar has been quietly slinging excellent cocktails and unfussy but well executed bar snacks for five years.

10. West 5

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4539 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 935-1966
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With a shiny diner theme, West 5 in West Seattle discounts its comfort food menu, cocktails, wine, and Manny's from 4 to 6 p.m. daily. Diners can go tropical with a Mai Tai, or grab a reliable Manny’s Pale Ale to pair with snacks like jalapeno cheese dip, chili cheese dogs, and nachos.

11. Fonda La Catrina

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5907 Airport Way S
Seattle, WA 98108
(206) 767-2787
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Georgetown's Mexican folk art-themed restaurant serves happy hour every day from 3 to 6 p.m. with $1 off well drinks, draft beers, and all appetizers. With options like rock fish ceviche, chiles asados, and queso fundido, it’s hard not to end the work day with a smile.

1. Burgundian

2253 N 56th St, Seattle, WA 98103

This polished craft beer bar in Tangletown hosts "power hour" Monday to Friday 3 to 6 p.m. with a long list of discounted food — such as polenta fries and soft pretzels with beer cheese — plus a dollar off wine and a large selection of interesting beer.

2253 N 56th St
Seattle, WA 98103

2. Stoneburner

5214 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107

The trendy pizzeria within Hotel Ballard blesses the neighborhood with a generous happy hour from 3 to 5 p.m. every single day, with discounted wine flasks, crispy pizzas, cocktails, and a few salads thrown in for good measure.

5214 Ballard Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107

3. Re:public

429 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

With a daily happy hour menu from 4 to 6 p.m., there's plenty to love at this upscale 21+ establishment in South Lake Union, from steamed bao buns with pork belly to Pacific seafood chowder.

429 Westlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109

4. Rumba

1112 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101

Caribbean-themed Rumba on Capitol Hill hosts happy hour from 5 to 6 p.m. every day, with discounts on outstanding daiquiris and punches. The tacos, not to be missed, are just $2 each.

1112 Pike St
Seattle, WA 98101

5. Café Presse

1117 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

This all-day French cafe on Capitol Hill offers happy hour from 4 to 6 p.m. daily, with a few food discounts and super cheap bottles of wine. The patio can be in high demand on nice weather days, but the light-filled interior, with its high ceilings, is just as welcoming.

1117 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

6. Chan

83 Pine St., Seattle, WA 98101

Modern Korean gastropub Chan, near Pike Place Market, hosts its happy hour from 5 to 6:30 p.m. every day, with discounted menu favorites like Korean fried chicken and bulgogi sliders. The space is cozy, making it an ideal place to kick off a date night. Because the restaurant doesn't take reservations, heading in for happy hour is a useful strategy for actually scoring a table.

83 Pine St.
Seattle, WA 98101

7. Ba Bar

550 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
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From 3 to 6 p.m. every day, beloved Vietnamese restaurant Ba Bar in the Central District discounts plenty of small plates, pho, and cocktails. The lively space can sometimes be a bit loud, especially as dinner rolls around, making the early end of happy hour even more appealing. Weekdays bring a mung bean and caramelized shallot dumpling special that isn’t to be missed.

550 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

8. Lecosho

89 University St, Seattle, WA 98101

From 3 to 6 p.m. daily at its bar, this classy downtown spot discounts the likes of charcuterie, cheese, bolognese, and Manila clams, plus a rotating selection of wine, draft beer, and well drinks. Happy hour-goers can seat themselves in the bar area, and will likely be enticed to stay put through dinner.

89 University St
Seattle, WA 98101

9. Good Bar

240 2nd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104
Pioneer Square’s Good Bar has been quietly slinging excellent cocktails and unfussy but well executed bar snacks for five years.

Pioneer Square’s Good Bar has been quietly slinging excellent cocktails and unfussy but well executed bar snacks for five years. The menu and drink list are exceptionally dialed in, with attention paid to even the smallest details. Happy hour runs a generous 3 to 7 p.m. daily, with discounts on the best bites (like crispy cheese curds and salt-roasted fingerling potatoes) and a rotating cast of cocktails.

240 2nd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104

10. West 5

4539 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116

With a shiny diner theme, West 5 in West Seattle discounts its comfort food menu, cocktails, wine, and Manny's from 4 to 6 p.m. daily. Diners can go tropical with a Mai Tai, or grab a reliable Manny’s Pale Ale to pair with snacks like jalapeno cheese dip, chili cheese dogs, and nachos.

4539 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116

11. Fonda La Catrina

5907 Airport Way S, Seattle, WA 98108

Georgetown's Mexican folk art-themed restaurant serves happy hour every day from 3 to 6 p.m. with $1 off well drinks, draft beers, and all appetizers. With options like rock fish ceviche, chiles asados, and queso fundido, it’s hard not to end the work day with a smile.

5907 Airport Way S
Seattle, WA 98108

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