Bar Scene in Seattle, Wash.

by Angelique Platas

Aug 11, 2017

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Washington’s largest city, Seattle also happens to be surrounded by evergreen forests, bodies of water and parkland, creating an ideal blend of outdoorsy fun and urban charm. Between hiking, biking and boating, head to downtown Seattle for drinks in any of the city’s wide selection of bars and lounges.

Head to the northern downtown region of Seattle and enjoy modern décor, cocktails and small plates at Frolik Kitchen and Cocktails in Motif Seattle. This sleek space offers skyline views of the city amid stylish design.

Another drink with a view can be had at The Nest at the Thompson Hotel in Seattle. Enjoy drinks at happy hour prices at this upscale lounge offering chic designs and expertly made libations.

Enjoy a glass of wine and seasonal Northwestern fare at Purple Café and Wine Bar. Steps from the Seattle Art Museum and in the heart of the theater district, Purple offers the ideal stop for drinks and small plates between shows.

For something a little stiffer, check out The Whisky Bar by Bell Street Park. This cozy space provides an extensive whisky list, rotating beer menu and weekly bagpipe performances.

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