Seattle is a fun and exciting city with a lot to do and many places to visit. It is also home to exquisite dining and shopping, and a fabulous nightlife. There are a wide variety of nightlife venues to cater to all tastes and budgets.
There are literally hundreds of pubs, lounges, nightclubs, comedy clubs, and many live music venues where you are guaranteed to have a good time. If you are from out of town or are visiting Seattle for the first time, you may have a hard time choosing where to go. Here are the top 10 nightlife spots in Seattle.
Re-Bar o n Howell Street
If you’re looking to discover Seattle’s unique alternative arts scene then you must visit Re-Bar located on Howell Street. It houses great art make by local artists and frequently schedules fun, eclectic events such as Grunge Rock night, Poetry Slam, comedy shows and awesome dance parties depending on the night of the week.
Trinity Nightclub on Yesler Way
If you’re looking to visit one of the hottest nightclubs in town then look no further than Trinity Nightclub located on Yesler Way. There are three rooms each with its own music in this multi-leveled club that caters to Seattle’s die-hard clubbers and hipsters. There are always new smooth DJs spinning awesome tunes that will have you sweating in no time.
Neumo’s is also one of Seattle’s most popular nightlife venues and a major rock music destination. It used to be called Moe’s and was considered an iconic part of Seattle’s grunge scene. Today it’s still the prime venue that Seattleites like to hit when they want to listen to the latest band and get their fix of vintage rock ‘n roll music.
Jet City Improv on University Way
If you want to get your laugh on while in Seattle, there’s no shortage of hilarious comedy clubs. A good one to try is Jet City Improv on University Way. The venue’s popular improv shows are from 8:30 pm to 10 pm on most nights and are very reasonably priced. The comedy club offers improv lessons for amateurs and has shows for all ages.
Comedy Underground on South Main Street
Another awesome comedy venue is Comedy Underground located on South Main Street. This comedy club goes back and forth between hilarious seasoned comedy acts, comedy benefit shows and funny open mic nights depending on the night of the week.
Last Supper Club in Pioneer Square
If you’re looking for a swanky nightclub experience in one of Seattle’s most hip neighborhoods then try out the Last Supper Club in Pioneer Square. This exhilarating club offers the latest house and hip hop beats and caters to a beautiful mixed crowd. This club is huge with three levels, four bars and has one of the best sound systems in the city
Noc Noc on 2nd Avenue
If you’re looking to hit one of the most popular happy hours in Seattle, then look no further than Noc Noc on 2nd Avenue. This dive bar provides a comfy atmosphere that is a perfect way to unwind after a long day of hard work or sightseeing. By night, Noc Noc turns into a lively dance club and has different types of music going on every night of the week.
Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley on Sixth Avenue
If you’re looking to soak in some great jazz, then head over to Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley on Sixth Avenue. This venue provides live jazz music from different regions and serves up delicious food.
Rock Box on Capitol Hill
If you’re looking for another venue which combines great food and entertainment then check out Rock Box on Capitol Hill. This Seattle favorite is one of the best Karaoke spots in town and has delicious Japanese appetizers and drinks. The karaoke selection is huge with songs from the past and the present and there are always happy hour specials going on many days of the week.
If you’re in the Pike Place Market area and want to try out a local happy hour and get in some great dancing, then stop by the Alibi Room. This hole in the wall has incredible food, including delectable pizzas and great drinks at a reasonable price. The service here is notoriously friendly and the atmosphere very low key and completely unpretentious.