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The 10 Best Bars Near Capitol Hill, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Need a drink? These are our favorite cocktail, champagne, and dive bars in Capitol Hill. We analyzed millions of reviews from the best sites to bring you this ultimate list of bars in Capitol Hill. Grab your crew and get to these great watering holes for craft beer, bar snacks and a good time!

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Cook Weaver

Bar, $$, Capitol HillBar, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2018

    The Best Restaurants On Capitol Hill

    Infatuation, 2018
  • Zagat, 2017

    8 Unexpectedly Romantic Restaurants and Bars in Seattle

    Zagat, 2017

Sol Liquor Lounge

Bar, $$, Capitol HillBar, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Thrillist, 2017

    The Best Places to Score Free Bar Snacks in Seattle

    Thrillist, 2017
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    The 10 Best Bars in Capitol Hill, Seattle

    CultureTrip, 2017

Foreign National

Cocktail Bar, $$, Capitol HillCocktail Bar, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2019

    The Best Late Night Restaurants In Seattle

    Infatuation, 2019
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    8 Sister Restaurants We Love as Much as the Originals

    SeattleMet, 2019

Rachel's Ginger Beer - 12th Avenue

Bar, $$, Capitol HillBar, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Belmont

Cocktail Bar, $$, Capitol HillCocktail Bar, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2020

    15 Seattle Wine Bars That Don’t Suck

    Infatuation, 2020
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    13 Seattle Wine Bars for Your Imbibing Needs

    SeattleMet, 2019

Herb & Bitter Public House

Cocktail Bar, $$, Capitol HillCocktail Bar, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Zomato

    Tapas & Wine Bars

    Zomato
  • Thrillist, 2020

    The Best Bars in Seattle Right Now

    Thrillist, 2020

Artusi

Cocktail Bar, $$, Capitol HillCocktail Bar, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation, 2018

    14 Affordable Places To Impress An Out-Of-Towner

    Infatuation, 2018
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    8 Sister Restaurants We Love as Much as the Originals

    SeattleMet, 2019

Still Liquor

Bar, $$, Capitol HillBar, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

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The Capercaillie

Pub, $8 avg. main dish, MinorPub, $8 avg. main dishSeattle, Minor
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

TeKu Tavern

Bar, $$, South Lake UnionBar, $$Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    Geek Out at Seattle's Top Beer Bars

    Eater, 2019
  • Zagat, 2017

    Seattle's 7 Hottest Beer Bars

    Zagat, 2017

How did we curate this list?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. For these results, 1095134 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 10951 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1286 lists and articles from Zagat, Eater and SeattleMet and others were carefully reviewed by boam. These spots have been featured in Zagat - Seattle's 7 Hottest Beer Bars, Eater - Geek Out at Seattle's Top Beer Bars 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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