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The 10 Best Bars Near South Lake Union, Seattle

Updated: May 14, 2021

Figuring out which ones are South Lake Union’s finest restaurants has never been easier. To get you the ultimate list of the top restaurants, we checked out the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Compare ratings, reviews, prices and hours easily by scrolling down and checking out our top 10 list.

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TeKu Tavern

Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Sam's Tavern

American · $14 avg. main dish
Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Cook Weaver

Spanish · $23 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Bad Bishop

American
Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Connect Lounge

American · $15 avg. main dish
Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Sol Liquor Lounge

American
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Foreign National

Vietnamese
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Uptown Hophouse

$11 avg. main dish
Seattle, Uptown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Rachel's Ginger Beer - 12th Avenue

American · $10 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Belmont

Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Why these restaurants?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We used our Feastfox magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 10951 restaurants, and 1286 lists and articles from top sources like SeattleMet and Infatuation. The spots that made the cut have been featured in SeattleMet - 13 Seattle Wine Bars for Your Imbibing Needs, Infatuation - 15 Seattle Wine Bars That Don’t Suck and SeattleMet - 8 Sister Restaurants We Love as Much as the Originals. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With Feastfox, money never makes the list. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

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