Nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Georgetown & West Seattle

Conservatory

Hit this bohemian cafe on the right night and you’ll feel as if you’ve slipped into a Freudian dream and woken up in 19th-century Vienna. The Conservatory, with its random art easels, mini-skeletons and piles of dus…
Brewery in Georgetown & West Seattle

Elliott Bay Brewery & Pub

Long and narrow, with a loft at the back of the room and a beer garden outdoors, this comfortable brewpub makes a nice retreat after a day at Alki Beach. All the beers are organic and range from the light Luna Weize…
Bar in Georgetown & West Seattle

Jules Maes Saloon

You could almost absorb the beer off the wallpaper in Seattle's oldest surviving pub: it's been serving since 1888, when the city was a youthful 37 years old. Once a speakeasy and allegedly haunted, it's a well-worn…
Microbrewery in Georgetown & West Seattle

Machine House Brewery

If you want to enjoy a beer in Georgetown’s erstwhile redbrick Rainier beer factory, head to this minimalist tap room and microbrewery where old-fashioned hand-pumps dispense classic British-style ales that are big …
Bar in Georgetown & West Seattle

Smarty Pants

This redbrick industrial hangout for scooterists and sport-bike riders has vintage motorcycles propped up in the windows, a hearty sandwich menu ($7 to $9; plus a popular weekend brunch) and an obvious fondness for …
Gay & Lesbian in Georgetown & West Seattle

Outwest Bar

Proof that you don't need to gravitate to Capitol Hill to enjoy a good gay-friendly neighborhood bar is this laid-back place with cocktails, burgers, DJs and regular karaoke. It's about a mile south of the 'Junction…
Cocktail Bar in Georgetown & West Seattle

West 5

Looking like a cross between a diner and a cocktail lounge, West 5's curious formula obviously works – it's been in business since 1966. The long skinny space close to West Seattle's downtown nexus is particularly a…
Bar in Georgetown & West Seattle

9lb Hammer

This darkened beer hall with its obligatory pool tables is one of Georgetown's more rugged haunts, but the place is generous with the pours and the peanuts. A mixed crowd of workers, hipsters, punks and bikers vacil…
Cafe in Georgetown & West Seattle

All City Coffee

Georgetown’s go-to coffee bar serves locally produced Café Vita coffee amid old 1970s office furniture and bizarre 'trashion' art that makes use of half-wrecked skateboards.