Capitol Hill

Tommy Gun Bar Mixology 101 Tommy Gun
February 25, 2014

WHISKEY • PROHIBITION • SALOON

Tommy Gun is a prohibition-era styled whiskey bar that, aside from a dartboard, large windows along their street-facing wall, and a few decorations that fit the…

The Saint The Saint
February 12, 2014

TEQUILA • TAPAS • TACOS

From a world away in Phinney Ridge, where our previous bar had left us unfulfilled, we headed back to our neighborhood looking for…

Walking into Sun Liquor Sun Liquor Distillery
February 3, 2014

COCKTAILS • DISTILLERY • BURGERS

Sun Liquor has two locations on the hill: a distillery and a lounge. While there are some important differences between the two, one thing that remains constant is the quality…

Madison Pub Capitol Hill Madison Pub
February 3, 2014

SPORTS • TOURNAMENTS • ARCADE

Madison Pub (or “Mad Pub,” as it likes to be called) is a gay sports bar that is a favorite of some of our friends, who we met here for pitchers of cheap beer, popcorn, and to talk about…

Elysian close up of bar Elysian Brewing Co.
February 3, 2014

BREWPUB • BEER • RESTAURANT

We were lucky enough to have the day off after the Seahawks won the Super Bowl, so we made plans to meet some friends at Madison Pub and decided to grab some grub beforehand …

Pizza and pints at Big Mario's in Capitol Hill, Seattle Big Mario’s
January 19, 2014

PIZZA • VHS • LOTTO TICKETS

Still riled up, and now hungry from watching the Seahawks make it to the Super Bowl, we headed to the Pike-Pine…

Seattle Barhoppers visit Clever Dunne's Irish Pub in Capitol Hill Clever Dunne’s
January 19, 2014

IRISH • WINDOWS • BAR FOOD

Of all the bars we’ve been to in Seattle, we’ve been to none more often than Dunne’s. Sure, it’s right across the street from our apartment, but so are thirty-some other bars. What makes this Irish pub our…

IMG_1456 Still Liquor
December 24, 2013

HIP • DJ • HIDDEN

Tucked away in a residential triangle near Pine and I-5 is one of the coolest bars you’ll ever walk into. Despite being only two blocks away from where we live…

Pies cooling in window sill and neon OPEN sign at Pie Bar Capitol Hill, Seattle Pie Bar
December 23, 2013

DESSERT PIE • SAVORY PIE • PIE DRINKS

While sitting at Knee High, we were faced with two options—order one of their deep fried slices of pie, or hop across Olive Way for the best dessert pies in Seattle…

Seattle Barhoppers visit Speakeasy: Knee High Stocking Company Capitol Hill Knee High Stocking Company
December 23, 2013

SPEAKEASY • COCKTAILS • OLD TIMEY

Shh! Quiet down, you daddies and dames! Knee High is a speakeasy, so mums the word! The “Stocking Company” is just a front to throw off the fuzz. You don’t need a password to enter this drum, but anyone who’s “on…

Hillside Bar Marquee: Seattle Barhoppers The Hillside Bar
December 8, 2013

GAMES • PEANUTS • BEER

Wanna play a game? Then head to Hillside! That’s exactly what we did after leaving The Lookout with our friends. Hillside is our next-door neighbor that we love going to for Monopoly (which Mandy always wins), free pool on Sundays, and their…

Seattle Barhoppers visit the Lookout in Capitol Hill The Lookout
December 8, 2013

PATIO • MIMOSAS • BRUNCH

Where do you find The Lookout? Near the intersection of Bellevue Ct, Bellevue Pl, and Bellevue Ave—which, for us, is a medium-sized walk to a quieter section of our…

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