162 "Drinks & A Light Bite" restaurants in Seattle.
When you don’t want to commit to a full dinner (blind date, catching up with an aunt, waiting two hours for a table elsewhere), bars with good food are ideal. Make an easy exit after the first round, or go for a second and maybe some food if it’s going well. Either way, these spots have you covered.
Deep Dive is an underwater-themed bar in South Lake Union that has excellent cocktails and fancy small plates.
At No Anchor in Belltown, you don’t have to choose between excellent beer and excellent food - you get them both.
Manolin is a beautiful seafood-focused restaurant in Fremont. It’s strangely affordable, and you can use it for just about any dining situation.
Pacific Inn is a pub in Fremont that serves delicious fried seafood and has a patio.
Rupee Bar is a restaurant and cocktail bar in Ballard that serves excellent Sri Lankan and Indian small plates.
FlintCreek Cattle Co. is a slightly upscale restaurant in Greenwood with excellent steaks and a Happy Hour burger worth traveling for.
Foreign National is a bar in Capitol Hill with great Asian fusion snacks.
Bottle and Bull is a gastropub in Kirkland with small plates, craft cocktails, and great date night potential.
Quinn’s Pub in Capitol Hill is one of Infatuation Seattle’s main HQ’s - we use it for pretty much every occasion.
Plenty Of Clouds is a Sichuan restaurant in Capitol Hill that has a full bar and serves excellent dumplings.
The Masonry is a wood-fired pizza spot in Fremont with a large beer selection and excellent meatballs.
L’Oursin is a French restaurant in the Central District that serves natural wine and a great burger that you can only get at the bar on Mondays.
Head to Ciudad, a Middle Eastern spot in Georgetown, for a solid mezze and grilled meat dinner that won’t be too expensive.