Bookstore Bar

Bookstore Bar is The Place for Downtown Seattle's Good Times Literati

You can get a book. You can get a drink. You can get a book and get a drink... The Bookstore Bar is a one-of-a-kind gathering place, only blocks away from the Seattle waterfront. Towering floor-to-ceiling windows overlook First Avenue's bustling sidewalks. Meanwhile, inside guests are receiving a proper education on the finer attributes of the Bookstore's vast library of Scotch whiskies, American-made bourbons, handcrafted beers and regionally produced wines. This is an establishment where Jack London, Stephen King and Maya Angelou could be found huddled at the end of the bar talking shop, while the party of day traders two stools down sips a sampler flight of small-batch Scotch.

The Bookstore Bar has a little something for everyone. Our lunch and dinner menus appeal to all appetites from Chef Chris' Banh Mi and roasted chicken, to his clam chowder and daily fresh fish. Our happy hour isn't one to be missed with $1 oysters and a wide array of local seafood.

The Bookstore Bar is five blocks from Pike Place Market, and seven blocks from Qwest Field. Street parking is readily available, and valet at the Alexis Hotel is only $7.

Bookstore Bar by the numbers:

Daily Happy Hour: Monday-Sunday 2-6 p.m.
Late Night Happy Hour: Monday-Sunday 10 p.m. - Midnight
$1-$9 food specials

Extensive 18-bottle by-the-glass wine list

70 Single-malt Scotch whiskies

50-60 American bourbons and whiskies

All books $5