Serve yourself

The Taps Are Ready at Rapport, Seattle's First Self-Serve Bar

Grab your growlers and head on over.

08/14/2020 By Annette Maxon

Opening Dispatch

Thick, Roman-Style Pizza and Cocktails Arrive Downtown Today

Brendan McGill's newest project downtown, Bar Taglio, opens for lunch and dinner, with post-work Italocentric libations, too.

09/06/2019 By Rosin Saez

Barstool Dispatch

Why Yes, There Is a New Rooftop Bar in the U District

Mountaineering Club provides the tipple you'd have at the summit—except you get to ride an elevator to the top.

03/13/2019 By Anne Dennon

Opening Dispatch

Pioneer Square Bar Bad Bishop Debuts October 24

Two JarrBar alumni decamped from Pike Place Market for a place of their own with playful bar food and sharp cocktails.

10/09/2018 By Cassie Sawyer

Old Crowin'

A Real Life Bar Named Bar Sue

Is it an old Southern prosecutor, a Shel Silverstein poem, a Johnny Cash song, or all of the above? Nah, it’s just a bar.

09/25/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Drinking in Stores

A Visit to Nordstrom's New Cocktail Bar, Habitant

Solace for stranded husbands. Respite for retail-weary ladies. Either way, the drinks are good.

07/31/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Changing of the Guard

5 Reasons to Get Excited About RGB Market

It's a soda fountain! It's a bar! It's both...and it opens Saturday.

07/17/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Bar News

Southern-Styled Cocktail Bar Witness Is Coming to Broadway

It's a Southern church-inspired cocktail bar, to be exact.

05/03/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Yes, Pork Fries

Brass Tacks Is a New Bar (and Soon a New Food Truck)

Georgetown's main drag has a good-looking new place to drink and eat...and a mobile kitchen in the works. There will be pork fries.


Beer—and Lots of It

Yard House On Tap for Early February

The California chain brings its hefty supply of beer to downtown Seattle.

01/25/2013 By Christopher Werner

Bar Openings

Four New Places to Drink in 2013

Watering holes that opened amidst the holiday rush.

01/02/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


First Look: Bait Shop

Behold the Linda Derschang joint now open at 606 Broadway East.

12/10/2012 By Christopher Werner

Coming Soon

Matt's in the Market Sibling Bar Radiator Whiskey Opens in January

Whiskey, smoked meats, and a view of the gentleman's club across the street? Sounds like a recipe for Pike Place Market magic.

12/05/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Coming Soon

Team Behind the Noble Fir to Open a New Beer Bar in Fremont

After a six month search, Ellen Kelly and Rick Weersing settle on 3417 Evanston Ave for the Sixgill.

10/24/2012 By Christopher Werner


Three New Bars Opened This Week

One is a beer bar from a member of the Red Mill family. Another is a fancy new beer garden. The third? A Canadian bar called the Angry Beaver.

10/16/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


Rumba Opens Tonight; Here's What to Drink

The bar's dedication to rum spans single-island versions, rhum agricole, and punches aplenty.

09/14/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


Construction Nearly Complete at Q Nightclub

Have a peek at the progress.

08/24/2012 By Christopher Werner

Bar Openings

Delancey's Essex Bar Opens Wednesday

The popular pizzeria's sibling watering hole is a haven of housemade liqueurs, soft pretzels, and other treats.

08/13/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Bar Openings

Ballard Station Public House Opens Next Week

Two friends open a casual hang spot with scratch cocktails in the former Ballard Ave Pub space.

08/10/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


First Look: Outlander Brewery and Pub

What once was a house is now a beer drinking destination.