Monthly Archives: June 2013

Happy Hour in Pioneer Square

Ready to unwind after a grueling 9-5? You’re in luck. Pioneer Square has a variety of great restaurants and bars to please any pallet. And what is even better than a tasty drink? Tasty drinks at a discount! Here our are picks for four hot spots in Pioneer Square with excellent Happy Hours. They’re guaranteed to put a smile on that hardworking face!

Temple Billiards


126 S Jackson St

Seattle, WA 98104

(206) 682-3242

What are locals saying about Temple Billiards?

“Been stopping in here for years. Happy hour or pre-game, this is the place to be. The happy hour beer selection is plentiful, cold, delicious, and cheap, and happy hour is LONG!” Review via Yelp.

Elysian Fields


542 1st Ave S

Seattle, WA 98101

Neighborhood: Pioneer Square

(206) 382-4498

What are locals saying about Elysian Fields?

“The place is pleasant and easy going. Really good prices on happy hour food during the week, like Potato Croquettes $2, Truffle Fries $2 and BBQ Riblets for $3. The dinner menu is reasonably priced as well.” Review via Yelp.

Merchant’s Cafe and Saloon


109 Yesler Way

Seattle, WA 98104

(206) 467-5070

What are locals saying about Merchant’s?

“Had a great time with friends here. Evan & Dylan are two of the best bartenders I’ve ever met. Generous pours and great personalities. Definitely will return!” Review via Yelp.

The Central Saloon


207 1st Ave S

Seattle, WA 98127

(206) 622-0209

What are locals saying about The Central Saloon?

“This a great spot to stop in for a beer and a bite to eat while wandering around in Pioneer Square.” Review via Yelp.

King Street Bar and Oven


170 S King St

Seattle, WA 98104

(206) 749-9890

What are locals saying about King Street Bar? 

“Great place for happy hour as I work close to this place. The happy hour menu is awesome, cheap food and drinks. Where else can you get a margarita for $3.00 and mini size pizzas for $1.95. ” Review via Yelp.

Where is your favorite Happy Hour spot in Pioneer Square? Let us know your comments below. Cheers!

BBQ In Pioneer Square

On a sunny Seattle day, nothing hits the spot quite like a tasty BBQ. Don’t have a grill on the back porch? No problem! If you are living or working down in Pioneer Square, here are three places you need to check out today.

Whether you are looking for a tasty BBQ chicken sandwich or some saucy ribs, these three restaurants will delight you.

Chuck’s Hole In The Wall BBQ


215 James St

Seattle, WA 98104

(206) 622-8717

“Great place to slop up some BBQ if you’re having a bad day and need some comfort food to hit the spot.” via Grace C. on Yelp.

Kau Kau Barbeque


656 S King St

Seattle,WA 98104

(206) 682-4006

“The roasted pork at Kau Kau is awesome and so is the BBQ pork. The meat is juicy, succulent and has the perfect amount of saltiness. They also make a great roasted duck here, it goes great with rice and some chilli sauce. The skin is just so crispy!” via Cassie N. on Yelp.

Meaty Johnson’s BBQ


421 1st Ave S

Seattle, WA 98104

(206) 340-0777

“Out of all the BBQ joints here in the northwest, this hits the spot with the perfect balance of flavoring to what barbeque should be. On top of that they use locally sourced meats which really makes a difference in flavor and quality of the meat.” via Nio S. on Yelp.

Have you been to any of these BBQ joints before? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Your 15-Minute Escape in the Heart of Pioneer Square

During a long day of work, sometimes the best remedy can be a quick escape. Not only is Pioneer Square a hot spot for nightlife and cuisine, but a neighborhood of art, culture, and hidden surprises. One of Pioneer Square’s hidden gems is Waterfall Garden Park. Tucked away is a quaint little park complete with a gorgeous waterfall. Benches and French style tables make this park an ideal location for a coffee break during a crazy day. Have a minute today? Find peace and serenity within the busy downtown Seattle streets!

Where is Waterfall Garden Located?

Just a few blocks away from Stadium Place at 219 2nd Ave S (between S 2nd Avenue Extended & Main St) Seattle, WA 98104

What are locals saying about this park?

“Sweet spot hiding among the hustle and bustle of the Pioneer Square area. I’ve walked by many time over the years and never popped in until recently. So glad I did! Awesome place for a lunch or coffee break. What you get here? Serenity. And a memorial to the birthplace of UPS.” – Michelle D.

“I didn’t even know this little spot of peacefulness existed in the city until about a year ago. I come here every now and again to relax during my work day. I love the waterfall and trees in this little urban park. Tiny little getaway in the city :)” – Kristin T

Have you been to the Waterfall Garden Park? How did you like it? Let us know about your experience in the comments below!