Clarion Hotel Seattle Airport
3000 S. 176th St.
Seattle, WA 98188
Phone: (206) 242-0200
Fax: (206) 242-1998
A series of brewers have tried their luck with this West Seattle Junction location. This latest opened here in 1997 and attempts to broaden its appeal by catering to families and hip urbanites. The decor favors brass, and the smoking section's location upstairs with the pool tables keeps the air fresher downstairs. The pub has 10 beers on tap, six brewed onsite. There's also root beer on tap for the kids. Burgers and sandwiches dominate the menu. Hear live folk and jazz music most Saturdays. Call ahead for hours.
Studio Seven is quite famous and one of the most busiest nightclubs in the city. It is well-known for giving a head start to many of the local artists who have now made their names in the music industry. The club also plays host to a number of private parties, formal and other casual meetings. For local musicians, they have studios for practicing and recording.
Showbox SoDo, the latest addition to the Showbox family along side The Showbox at the Market, is famous for holding concerts for all age groups. Live music is played all year round in this 1,700 seat bar. The venue is available on rent for holding private parties or birthday bashes as well.
Pioneer Square is known more for boisterous action than quiet romanticism, but this restaurant has won great acclaim as an intimate place to bring a date. As the pianist takes to the ivories, order a bottle of wine and hold hands with your sweetie under the table. The menu features Mediterranean cuisine. Start off your meal with bruschetta spread with kalamata olives, or try the succulent calamari. The pastas, salads, and meat courses are all bursting with robust flavors. End on a sweet note by sharing a dessert with your date for which the chocolate mousse is a winner. On weekends after dinner, the place turns into a nightclub.
Rupert's at Pioneer Square serves some delicious Southwestern cuisine and has a decent variety of micro brews on tap. The spot plays a range of music, including R&B, jazz, funk, disco and new bands. And the Friday night is host to some foot-tapping disco music. The upscale restaurant and bar will delight you with its charming and amiable service, and makes dining here a memorable experience.
This trendy and hip club is located in the Pioneer Square District of Seattle. Known for its fun themed nights, large dance floor and premium cocktails, Volume has risen quickly in Seattle's nightlife ranks. This massive club features state-of-the-art lighting and sound technology, two distinctly different rooms and VIP booths complete with bottle service. Be sure to check the website for upcoming events, most nights are 21 and over, but occasionally they offer 18 and over evenings.
Located in Pioneer Square, this is one of the oldest pubs in Seattle. The narrow bar stretches to the back, where tables and chairs face a small stage. Jazz, reggae, rock or blues plays here almost nightly, making this a great place to catch live music. The saloon offers a menu of decent fish, pork and chicken dishes, and the full bar has a wide selection of microbrews on tap. The Central participates in the Pioneer Square joint cover.
This nightclub located in downtown Seattle has the city's biggest dance floor, spinning music from both national and local DJs. It has state of the art sound and light effects. The feel in the club ranges from eclectic to ethereal. It has a classy VIP room which overlooks the dance floor from the balcony level. This club is ideal for 20 somethings who like clubbing on a huge scale. Friday and Saturday nights are really alive when the huge dance floor opens up for the party goers.
A scene for the late-20s hipster crowd, this lounge features live piano music, 1970s disco music, swing and a weekly DJ event as well. You may want to do a little shopping or dig through your closet before you come because people come dressed from the past in thrift store goods. Decor is strictly 70s with lounge chairs and funky lamps and artwork. House cocktails and martinis are excellent. Board games are available for entertainment if the small dance floor gets too crowded.
This long-established Pioneer Square nightspot attracts a young, mostly collegiate crowd to its bill of blues, rock, pop and jazz artists. Located in a venerable Seattle building, Doc Maynard's Public House features music that's often great. You'll taste the riffs in your beer. It's loud and hectic, so it's hard to chat, but no one seems to mind. During the day, the Seattle Underground Tour leaves from here. Full bar service is available.
Bringing to Seattle a touch of warm Irish hospitality, cool cocktails and great food is this Fado outlet. The regulars swear by its authentic Irish decor with wooden furniture and traditional artifacts. There are special theme areas for parties. Enjoy the contemporary Irish music playing live or watch European sports while sampling a good variety of appetizers.
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.