One of the best Irish pubs in the city, the dark, multiroomed Owl & Thistle is located slap-bang downtown but misses most of the tourist traffic (who home in on the more 'themed' Fado) because it's hidden in Post Ave.

Day Trips & Excursions activity

Mt Rainier Day Tour from Seattle


Aside from hosting Celtic folk bands or acoustic singer-songwriters who make pleasant noises here most evenings, it serves excellent beer and possibly the cheapest fish-and-chips in the city (around $4 during happy hour). Most importantly, it's run by an Irishman (and his wife).