155 "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.
Westward is a place that will make you excited to live in Seattle. (Or consider buying property here ASAP.)
Bramling Cross is an excellent gastropub in Ballard where you could take your parents or a date.
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.