As Seattle's beer scene continues to mature, its pubs and retail shops continue to step up their game. No longer are drinkers limited by boring taps; even the most unassuming bars may carry a surprising selection of great local and regional beer picks. To qualify for this map, these establishments have honed their game to offer not only a great selection of suds that constantly changes to include the latest and greatest, but also a knowledgeable staff that can walk patrons through potentially overwhelming choices. Places are listed from north to south. Those looking for the best breweries in the city, can check out this guide.
The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Local officials recommend that everyone, whether vaccinated or not, should wear masks inside restaurants when not eating or drinking. Many bars and restaurants in Seattle (but not all) are also now requiring customers to provide proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test for indoor dining; for the latest restrictions, check restaurant websites or official social media pages. Find a local vaccination site here. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More