Se hva du kan gjøre og oppleve i Seattle

Progressive yet laid-back, Seattle, also called 'The Emerald City', is the largest city of Washington State, and is home to the iconic Space Needle, the famous Pike Place Market, and the new Chihuly Garden and Glass. Noted as the birthplace of grunge music and coffee shops like Starbucks and Tully’s, Seattle is far sunnier than its reputation as a rainy city.


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Space Needle

Built for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle is 605 feet high with an observation deck at 520 feet and the rotating SkyCity restaurant at 500 feet. From the top of the Needle one can see not only the Downtown Seattle skyline, but also the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier, Mount Baker, Elliott Bay and surrounding islands.
Adresse: 400 Broad Street, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 905 2180
Åpningstider: Daily: 10.00 – 21.00

Seattle Aquarium

The Seattle Aquarium is the ninth largest aquarium in the U.S. by attendance and the region’s premier resource for hands-on marine experiences and conservation education. The Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound and our world's one big ocean.
Adresse: 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 386 4300
Åpningstider: Daily: 09.30 − 17.00
Billetter: Adult $29.95, Youth $19.95, Child free, Member free

Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour

Choose from a variety of tours, many with dining options, from Elliot Bay and Seattle Harbor. Tours provide wonderful views of the Seattle skyline, waterfront and the Olympic and Cascade Mountains.
Adresse: 1101 Alaskan Way, Pier 55, Suite 201, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 622 8687
Billetter: Adult $31, Senior $26, Youth $17, Children free

Pacific Science Center

Washington's leading institution for fun and engaged learning allures curiosity in people of all ages and inspire creative thinking with its award-winning, interactive programs and exhibits. Spend some hours here and explore the IMAX® movie theater, Laser Dome, planetarium shows, live science shows and the tropical butterfly house.
Adresse: 200 Second Avenue N, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 443 2001
Åpningstider: Daily: 10.00 – 17.00
Transport: King County Metro Online, Seattle Center Monorail

Pike Place Market

Open since 1907, Pike Place Market is one of the oldest continually operated public farmers' markets in the United States. Overlooking the Elliott Bay waterfront in Seattle, the Market is a place of business for many small farmers, craftspeople and merchants. Pay attention to the “Caution Low Flying Fish” sign as you approach the Pike Place Fish Market, famous for hurling each customer's fish across the counter for wrapping.
Adresse: First Avenue and Pike Street, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 682 7453
Åpningstider: Daily: 06.00 – 18.00

Woodland Park Zoo

Seattle's 92-acre, award-winning zoo exhibits nearly 1,100 animals representing almost 300 different animal species – from tiny insects to the largest land mammal on the planet, the African elephant. Beside hosting beautiful animals, the Woodland Park Zoo provides shops and some dining options.
Adresse: South Entrance: 750 N. 50th Street, Seattle West Entrance: 5500 Phinney Avenue N. | Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 548 2500
Åpningstider: Daily: 9.30 –18.00

The Museum of Flight

Enjoy an all-encompassing aviation experience displaying a massive collection of flying machines from the first primitive gliders to today’s most modern aircraft. Tour includes a stop at the “Red Barn" which was the original manufacturing facility for Boeing.
Adresse: 9404 East Marginal Way S., Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 764 5720
Åpningstider: Daily: 10.00 – 17.00

Seattle Art Museum

SAM (as it's called by locals) is an internationally renowned museum with three distinct venues including the Seattle Asian Art Museum and the Olympic Sculpture Park. You can easily wander around for hours and explore the art from different time periods and countries.
Adresse: 1300 First Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 654 3100
Åpningstider: Closed on Monday and Tuesday, Wednesday: 10.00 – 17.00, Thursday: 09.00 – 21.00, Friday – Sunday: 10.00 – 17.00

EMP Museum

Explore some of the most significant moments in rock music, science fiction and popular culture. With its roots in rock 'n' roll, Experience Music Project, commonly known as EMP, serves as a gateway museum, reaching multi generational audiences through their collections, exhibitions and educational programs.
Adresse: 325 5th Avenue N., Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 770 2700
Åpningstider: Daily: 10.00 – 17.00
Transport: The Seattle Center Monorail connects Westlake Center (located downtown at 5th and Pine), to the Seattle Center terminal adjacent to EMP. Visit the Seattle Monorail website for detailed information. It is also possible to arrive by bus. Please visit the King Country Metro Transit website for more detailed information.

Chihuly Garden and Glass

Chihuly Garden and Glass provides a look at the inspiration and influences that formed the career of artist Dale Chihuly. Located at Seattle Center, Chihuly Garden and Glass includes an Exhibition Hall with eight galleries, the centerpiece Glasshouse and a lush Garden. The Glasshouse presents a suspended 1,400-piece, 100-foot-long sculpture; and the Garden is a backdrop for four monumental sculptures and other installations.
Adresse: 305 Harrison Street, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 753 4940
Åpningstider: Sunday – Thursday: 10.00 – 19.00, Friday – Saturday: 10.00 – 20.00

Mt St Helens

South of Seattle lies the beautiful Mt. Saint Helens, a national forest that houses a sleeping volcano. In close cooperation with the visitor center you can buy the necessary passes and permits to go camping and hiking. Additionally, they also pride themselves as a small museum with quite interesting exhibits. Leave the urban world behind you and dive back into nature by visiting this exquisite location.
Adresse: Mt St Helens, Gifford Pinchot National Forest
Telefon: +1 360 902 8844

Reptile Zoo

If you don't get squeamish from creatures with more than 8 eyes then visiting the Reptile Zoo might be a great idea. With it's location outside of the city, north east of Seattle, it might be quite a drive, but definitely worth it. The Reptile Zoo has everything ranging from snakes to turtles to alligators and even arachnids. Plus, if you've always had a thing for having your own reptile, the zoo gives expert advice on how to start as a beginner.
Adresse: 22715 U.S. 2, Monroe
Telefon: +1 360 805 5300
Åpningstider: Daily: 10.00 – 18.00

K1 Speed

The wind through your hair, becoming teary eyed from the sheer speed, this is what will happen as you enjoy the 4 wheeled beasts on the tracks. Race around using 20 horse power electric karts in an indoor environment. This is what K1 Speed offers, and they do it well. They offer a special 'Arrive and Drive' option which is especially handy for tourists as you can come and can race a 14 lap race right away with no strings attached. Gear up to race against your friends, family or even the K1 staff.
Adresse: 2207 NE Bel-Red Rd., Redmond
Telefon: +1 425 455 9999
Åpningstider: Monday – Thursday: 12.00 – 22.00 Friday: 11.00 - 23.00 Saturday: 10.00 – 0.00 Sunday: 10.00 – 21.00

Family Fun Center & Bullwinkle's Restaurant

Get ready for a day of fun, because why so serious? The Family Fun Center in Tukwila makes sure that you will have an awesome day filled with fun activities. From batting cages, to bowling, bumper cars and laser tag, they have it all. There are fun things to do for people of all ages, so be sure to visit them when you're going around Seattle.
Adresse: 7300 Fun Center Way, Tukwila
Telefon: +1 425 228 7300
Åpningstider: Monday – Wednesday: 11.00 – 21.00, Thursday: 17.00 – 21.00, Friday: 11.00 – 23.00, Saturday: 10.00 – 23.00, Sunday: 10.00 – 21.00

Olympic Sculpture Park

A beautiful and iconic park of Seattle is located on Western Avenue and features an amazing combination of both art and nature. It is interesting to mention that the admission is free, and allows you to observe all art on your own leisure. Some of these interesting art pieces include 'Neukom Vivarium' which is a large greenhouse with various plants and trees. Another piece is the Schubert Sonata, a painted steel sculpture to honor musical composers. So when the weather allows it, visit the park and be amazed.
Adresse: 2901 Western Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 654 3100
Åpningstider: Sunday – Monday: 10.00 – 17.00, closed on Tuesday

Waterfall Garden

For many people in Seattle the need to escape the urban jungle arises, and so they go pay a visit during lunchtime to the Waterfall Garden. With many tables and little eateries close by you can enjoy a good book or just sit back and relax with some coffee. Don't expect to make any phone calls though, the roaring waterfall is more than just white noise in this case.
Adresse: 219 2nd Ave S, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 624 6096
Åpningstider: Daily: 08.00 – 15.45

Bear Creek Country Club

The bright green pastures shine bright at the Bear Creek Country Club. If you're a golfer, then this is heaven for you. Spanning a total of 7,026 yards of green enjoyment, and only 15 minutes from downtown Seattle, playing golf here is a great way to spend your time. Several prestigious events also took place here such as the Hudson Cup and USGA. Show the community of Seattle you can do better than a birdie!
Adresse: 13737 202nd Avenue Northeast, Woodinville
Telefon: +1 425 883 4770
Åpningstider: Monday – Friday: 09.00 – 17.00, Saturday: 09.00 – 18.00, Sunday: 10.00 – 16.00

Safeco Field

When visiting Seattle it is of paramount importance to attend one of America's most famous sports; Baseball. The Seattle Mariners play games every year, and if you just so happen to be in the right season then don't miss out on this great opportunity. Feel the cheering of the crowd, the tension of the game, and even the occasional chance to catch a homerun ball!
Adresse: 1250 1st Avenue South, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 346 4000

Sky View Observatory

The Sky View Observatory is the ninth tallest office building in the world and contains 76 floors. Being 932 feet tall, it is twice the height of the Seattle space needle tower, you can even spot it from a distance. With almost 5000 people working in the tower daily, you can be certain this skyscraper is going to offer you a very unique view.
Adresse: 700 4th Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 386 5564
Åpningstider: Daily: 10.00 – 20.00

Brandon Lee and Bruce Lee's Grave Site

Visit the last resting place of the legend Bruce Lee and his son. With his gravestone well maintained and where flowers are placed upon a daily it a sight to behold. If a famous gravestone tour is one of your goals in Seattle make sure to also visit Jimi Hendrix's grave in Greenwood Cemetery as well as the grave of Chief Sealth of the famous Suquamish tribe.
Adresse: 1554 15th Avenue East, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 322 1582
Åpningstider: Daily: 09.00 – 16.15

Gas Works Park

These rusty towers once converted coal and crude oil into gas. After running for half a century and being shut down in 1956, the plant is now the center of a green park on the coast of Seattle and nature is slowly regaining its territories by covering parts of the structure with layers of vegetation. A perfect location for a stroll and a view over Seattle's skyline.
Adresse: 2101 North Northlake Way, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 684 4075
Åpningstider: Daily 6am - 10pm

Kubota Garden

Fujitaro Kubota left his home country, Japan, in 1907 and once he got homesick, he purchased a small piece of land in Seattle and started building a Japanese garden of his very own. Over the years, the garden grew to a green space with bridges, Japanese trees, plants and water features. Today, the people of Seattle need not travel far to momentarily capture the sense of being transported to Japan.
Adresse: 55th Ave South, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 226 4634

Fisherman's Restaurant & Bar

Experience the best in fresh Northwest seafood. Located at the end of Pier 57 with amazing waterfront views. On the menu you will not only find mouth-watering seafood dishes such as grilled salmon fillet and king crab, but also pasta dishes and steaks.
Adresse: 1301 Alaskan Way S., Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 623 3500
Åpningstider: Mon–Thu 8am–9pm, Fri–Sat 8am–9:30pm, Sun 8am–9pm

El Gaucho

Seattle's premier steakhouse, where the details are carefully and thoughtfully executed and where every guest receives impeccable service and high quality food. Enjoy your delicious 28-day dry-aged steak while listening to live jazz piano music.
Adresse: 2505 First Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 728 1337
Åpningstider: Tue–Sat 4pm–close. Last seating is 9pm

Dahlia Lounge

When stomachs start rumbling it might be a good idea to visit the Dahlia Lounge. With its wood adorned ceiling, wine colored booths, supported by a soft ambiance of the many ceiling lights, you can feel the stress disappearing. Featuring Northwest cuisine, this imaginative and inventive restaurant has become synonymous with a visit to Seattle.
Adresse: 2001 4th Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 682 4142

Andaluca Restaurant & Bar

Enjoy fresh seasonal Northwest foods combined with Mediterranean flavors and techniques in a warm, upbeat atmosphere. Besides offering tasty food such as Andaluca paella, grilled halibut and grilled pork tenderloin, they also provide gluten-free menu. Reservations recommended.
Adresse: 407 Olive Way, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 382 6999

Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria

The Northwest's first Certified Neapolitan Pizzeria serves wood fired pizzas, salads, gelato and award winning cocktails. Aperitivo Italiano Happy Hour 3-6 p.m. Their pizzaioli are skilled in giving you the toppings that you prefer or would like to see on a pizza. Let your mind go free and enjoy the hospitality of Italy.
Adresse: 2200 Westlake, Suite 112, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 624 4422
Åpningstider: Daily 11am–10pm

Duke's Chowder House Lake Union

Award winning chowders, fresh seafood, prize winning Caesar salad, and outstanding cheeseburgers can all be found at Duke's. Duke set a goal for himself, which is to serve the world's best seafood and to provide it in the most natural way possible, without added chemicals. Enjoy the flavor of the sea with fish coming directly from Alaska.
Adresse: 901 Fairview Avenue N, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 382 9963
Åpningstider: Daily: 11.00 – 23.00

Alibi Room

A hip, stylish little Seattle restaurant and bar located under the Pike Place Market, the Alibi Room serves up excellent thin-crust pizzas and other unique offerings while pairing the cuisine with some seriously stiff drinks. The Alibi Room gets seriously packed with the “in” crowd so if you want to eat it’s best to make a reservation.
Adresse: 85 Pike Street, Suite 410, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 623 3180
Åpningstider: Daily 11:30am–2am


According to many people who have visited, or live in, Seattle feel that the Altura restaurant belongs in the top 10 of best restaurants in Seattle. They serve many different sorts of seasonal foods and a friendly staff to accommodate you. While some would say the prices are on the high side, you can be guaranteed you will enjoy having dinner here as the quality is top notch according to a recent Seattle magazine.
Adresse: 617 Broadway East, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 402 6749
Åpningstider: Tuesday – Thursday: 17.30 – 22.00, Friday – Saturday: 17.00 – 22.00, closed on Monday and Sunday


If you've always been looking for a time machine to go back to 1950 and enjoy dining with class dressed in formals, then Canlis is the place to go in Seattle. With its golden ambiance, classic woodwork, and live music, the trip back in time is almost complete. Having more than 15 awards, make sure to try out their large selection of food on the menu. Do make a reservation to be certain you have spot when you decide to go to Canlis.
Adresse: 2576 Aurora Avenue North, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 283 3313
Åpningstider: Monday – Thursday: 17.30 – 22.00, Friday – Saturday: 17.00 – 23.30, closed on Sunday


Salumi resides in the historic pioneer's district and offers high quality gourmet cured meats in sandwiches and by the pound, as well as other traditional Italian food. This specific way to cure the meat is unique to Salumi and a tradition they have kept since 1903.
Adresse: 404 Occidental Ave S, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 621 8772
Åpningstider: Monday – Saturday: 11.00 – 15.00, closed on Sunday


Whether you just came from a stressful conference, or just looking to rest your feet after walking through Seattle the whole day, the Pearl lounge & bar is your solution. Located in Bellevue, Pearl offers a wide selection of wines while you sit among various pieces of art and glass sculptures. Let your mind drift away and relax at this independently owned restaurant in Seattle.
Adresse: 700 Bellevue Way Northeast 50, Bellevue
Telefon: +1 425 455 0181

RockCreek Seafood & Spirits

RockCreek is fairly new establishment that serves eco-friendly seafood and spirits. The building itself has two stories and is inspired by a traditional fishing lodge and has both a restaurant as well as a bar. Step into an alternate reality where you have become a fisherman and enjoy the spoils at night in your fishing lodge, accompanied with some strong spirits of course.
Adresse: 4300 Fremont Avenue North, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 557 7532
Åpningstider: Daily 4pm–10pm

The Pink Door

A restaurant with a touch of mystery and a very cozy atmosphere that serves homemade Italian/American food. In addition to your meal, there is also live burlesque shows and trapeze entertainment making sure your night is unforgettable.
Adresse: 1919 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 443 3241
Åpningstider: Monday – Saturday: 11.30 – 01.00, Sunday: 16.00 – 22.00

TAT'S Deli

TAT's is determined to show to everyone that Seattle is able to offer an incredibly tasty food experience. They have a wide variety of Philly steaks, hoagies, subs, soups and salads. If your throat feels a little dry after eating, TAT's offers various beverages as well, ranging from water to Ice Tea. Recently they have also added a food truck to their collection, so be on the lookout for them when travelling through the city!
Adresse: 159 Yesler Way, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 264 8287
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 8am–2pm, Sat 9am–4:30p, Sun closed


Step into a part of little Italy in the middle of busy metropolitan city. With it's rustic interior, open kitchen and their use of local ingredients, you will experience a very authentic meal. For the people who have the keg instead of the six-pack, Spinasse offers various foods such as salmon wrapped in chard. With such a wide selection of food it is possible to please any kind of customer.
Adresse: 1531 14th Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 251 7673
Åpningstider: Daily 5pm–10pm


Mashiko is a creative place with a live webcam at the bar. It's also Seattle's first sushi bar that is completely sustainable. This means you can fully enjoy well prepared food and know that you do not harm the world's animal population.
Adresse: 4725 California Avenue Southwest, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 935 4339
Åpningstider: Sun–Thu 5:03pm and last seating at 7:30pm, Fri & Sat 5:03pm and last seating at 8pm, Tue closed


A restaurant owned by the larger restaurant chain 'Tom Douglas', Lola is Greek inspired and serves various meals in that region. The interior is cozy and the service is highly valued by its customers. They use a variety of flavors to make dishes containing kabob with lamb, portobello mushrooms, as well as various seafood dishes.
Adresse: 2000 4th Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 441 1430
Åpningstider: Monday – Thursday: 06.00 – 23.00, Friday: 06.00 – 00.00, Saturday – Sunday: 07.00 – 15.00 / 16.00 – 00.00

Metropolitan Grill

If juice, tenderness steak with succulent flavors is something you are looking for then head over to this popular steakhouse. The friendly and attentive team will make sure your evening will go smoothly and serve you quality beef which are all hand selected by the Executive Corporate Chef, Eric Hellner.
Adresse: 820 2nd Ave, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 624 3287
Åpningstider: Sun–Sat 5:00pm–9:30pm

Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung is the hugely popular Taiwanese-based dumpling chain with locations in the United States, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Australia to name a few. From the menu you can pick mouth-watering food such as signature pork dumplings (xiao long bao), shrimp and pork wontons, soup dumplings and chicken fried rice.
Adresse: 2621 NE 46th Street Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 525 0958
Åpningstider: Sunday – Thursday: 11.00 – 21.30, Friday: 11.00 – 22.00, Saturday: 10.00 – 22.00


Junebaby aims not only to serve soul food, but also to educate its guests about it, both through wall artwork and a website encyclopedia, containing trivia and information related to their dishes. Their cuisine draws inspiration from what African American slaves of the Southern United States used to eat, with main ingredients being corn, peas and hog meat.
Adresse: 2122 North East 65th Street, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 257 4470
Åpningstider: Wed–Fri 5pm–10 pm, Sat–Sun 11am–10pm

Dacha Diner

Dacha Diner focuses on serving dishes inspired by Eastern Europe and Jewish cuisines in their white-walled interiors with wooden furniture and flooring. You can order regional specialties like 'golumpkis', cabbage leaves wrapped around pork beef, 'blini', Russian pancakes topped by sour cream and red onion, or their 'adjaran kachapuri', a cheese-filled bread.
Adresse: 1416 East Olive Way, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 708 6855
Åpningstider: Wed–Thu 5pm–9pm, Fri 9am–2pm 5pm–9pm, Sat–Sun 9am–2pm

The Independent Pizzeria

Here you'll be able to eat thin-crusted pizzas with creative toppings while enjoying the view of Lake Washington. The Independent Pizzeria's menu also features their house-baked bread and salads with cheese and tomatoes as starters, as well as a rotating selection of craft beer and wines highlighted on a chalk board at the entrance.
Adresse: 4235 East Madison, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 860 6110
Åpningstider: Wed–Sat 5pm–9.30pm, Sun 5pm–8pm

Café Besalu

Café Besalu is a small family bakery with a few tables in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood. Lines for Besalu pastries and coffee are often long, but people patiently wait in anticipation as the smell of French pastries, freshly pulled out of the oven, fill the air.
Adresse: 5909 24th Avenue N.W, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 789 1463
Åpningstider: Daily 7am–2pm

Van Gogh Coffeehouse

With over 15 years of experience in making coffee, the Van Gogh Coffeehouse is an experience every visitor in Seattle needs to have. The Coffeehouse is a small coffee shop nestled in the heart of Seattle's Wedgwood neighborhood. They feature fast and friendly baristas, excellent espresso, breakfast sandwiches, made to order Panini and a cozy community gathering place.
Adresse: 8210 35th Avenue N.E, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 523 1466
Åpningstider: Daily 7am–5pm

Artisan Café

Ever wondered where to find those small but cozy cafe's on a corner street? Then you might want to check out the Artisan Café. A tiny café by the monorail, the Artisan Café offers local coffee roasted in Seattle, cold and pressed sandwiches, Vietnamese baguettes, frozen yogurt and homemade baked goods with pastries from local bakeries.
Adresse: 2523 5th Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 441 8885
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 10am–2pm

Le Panier

In the middle of the Seattle buzz, step into a piece of little France by going to Le Panier. They are a bakery with a French heritage, and will prepare various kinds of sandwiches and croissants. Prices vary for each prepared item, so it is possible to go for a lunch or even for a small snack.
Adresse: 1902 Pike Place, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 441 3669
Åpningstider: Daily 7am–6pm

Portage Bay Cafe

This busy cafe is famous throughout the neighborhood for its special all day breakfast menu that includes some international influences with items like Swedish pancakes, flour cakes made with rice and tapioca, and veggie shawarma. Reserve a table in advance to avoid the crowd.
Adresse: 4130 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 547 8230
Åpningstider: Monday – Friday: 07.00 – 11.30 / 11.30 – 14.00, Saturday – Sunday: 07.30 – 14.30

Bakery Nouveau

Named best bakery in town multiple times, Nouveau opened its doors to the public more than 20 years ago, and continues to make history with its tasty french-inspired pastries you can order at the counter. Every little bite of any of their one-of-a kind creations is pure magic, from the breakfast pastries to the bread. As for desserts, give the Phoenix Cake a try (a cool creamy mousse), which is one of their classics.
Adresse: 4737 California Ave SW, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 923 0534
Åpningstider: Wed–Sun 7am–5pm, Mon & Tue closed

Piroshky Piroshky

This small bakery takes its name from a traditional Russian pastries, namely piroshki (diminutive for "pirogi" - not to be confused with their Polish namesake, which is more of dumpling). With more than 20 different varieties served it can be difficult to choose, but the meat one is a safe bet. Enjoy the flavor of homemade piroshki while strolling around the Pike Public Market.
Adresse: 1098 Pike Place Market, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 441 6068

Ghost Alley Espresso

Right next to the Post Alley, the aroma of roasted coffee beans emanating from this tiny coffee shop – with some outdoor and indoor seats – will conquer you. Alongside the delightful coffee, the must-try and highly recommended drinks are the "Mystery Mocha", customized for each customer, and the 'Salted Nut Latte', with hazelnut latte, house-made caramel syrup and smoked salts.
Adresse: 1499 Post Alley, Pike Market, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 351 4417
Åpningstider: Daily 07:30am–5.30pm

Café Allegro

Café Allegro, with its decorated walls and wooden tables, is the oldest coffeehouse in Seattle, located in the University District. Since its opening in 1975, it represents a piece of history of the city itself. Coffee masters choose the finest coffee beans in order to offer a unique experience to their local clientele.
Adresse: 4214 University Way NE, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 633 3030
Åpningstider: Mon–Fri 8am–5pm, Sat 9am–5pm

Zeitgeist Coffee

Sip a mug of delightful coffee while admiring local artists' art adorning the walls of this industrial-feeling space, located in the heart of Pioneer Square in downtown Seattle. Pair the coffee with yummy pastries or sandwiches (gluten free muffins and pastries also available).
Adresse: 171 S Jackson St, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 583 0497

Starbucks at 1912 Pike Place

The reason why this particular Starbucks draws so many visitors is because it is the oldest one in existence. Opened in 1971, it still serves those customers who want to see where it all began, in a rather simple room with vintage wooden floor and counter.
Adresse: 1912 Pike Place, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 448 8762
Åpningstider: Daily 6:30am–8:30am

74th Street Ale House

Boasting one of the best beer selections of any bar in Seattle, the 74th Street Ale House features local micro-brews, unique imports and some excellent pub grub. All of their food is made fresh to order with selections ranging from soups and salads to sandwiches and pastas along with plenty of vegetarian options.
Adresse: 7401 Greenwood Avenue N, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 784 2955
Åpningstider: Sun-Tue noon–8pm, Wed–Sat noon–9pm

Alibi Room

A hip, stylish little Seattle restaurant and bar located under the Pike Place Market, the Alibi Room serves up excellent seafood and other unique offerings while pairing the cuisine with some seriously stiff drinks. The Alibi Room gets seriously packed with the “in” crowd so if you want to eat it’s best to make a reservation.
Adresse: 85 Pike Street, Suite 410, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 623 3180
Åpningstider: Daily: 11.30 – 02.00

The Beer Junction

Located in the heart of West Seattle, The Beer Junction is a bottle shop and beer bar offering Seattle's largest beer selection with 1,500 different domestic and imported beers from over 50 countries and 50+ rotating drafts, hard cider, mead, and kegs-to-go.
Adresse: 4511 California Avenue S.W, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 938 2337
Åpningstider: Tue–Sat 12pm-10pm, Sun 12pm–10pm

The Knee High Stocking Company

Located in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, The Knee High Stocking Company is a prohibition-themed speakeasy bar (in an unmarked corner space, of course) that features craft cocktails and Filipino-American small plates.
Adresse: 1356 East Olive Way, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 979 7049

Tractor Tavern

With old tractor parts and farming tools decorating the walls, the Tractor Tavern is a pure American nightspot that features a variety of music each week ranging from country to rock, from folk to jazz, and from zydeco to bluegrass. Down-home cooking is also available at the “Double T.” Immerse yourself in the Texan-inspired venue.
Adresse: 5213 Ballard Avenue N.W, Seattle
Telefon: + 1 206 789 3599

The Triple Door

When the sun's down, the moon accompanies you and Seattle's nightlife embraces you, The Triple Door is sure to provide you with an entertaining evening. As a renovated historical building, the original stage now provides live entertainment as you enjoy various wines and cocktails. Dinner is also provided during the shows, so you can enjoy eating among the musical company of the performers on stage.
Adresse: 216 Union Street, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 838 4333

The Crocodile

With a big fan club, the Crocodile has been providing live entertainment since 1991. Several music genres being enjoyed at the venue ranging from hip-hop to punk rock. Many famous names have already set foot in the building such as Macklemore, Beastie Boys, The Lonely Forest and many more. Take a seat, enjoy fresh baked pizza, and cold drinks while enjoying their smashing shows.
Adresse: 2200 2nd Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 441 4618
Åpningstider: Daily: 16.00 – 02.00

Club Contour

Club Contour is not a club for the faint-hearted and it can get quite rowdy in there. However, with their low prices and occasional special events such as movie night, where they play cult classics on a big projector, you sure can expect a good time. Their menu involves tacos, fries and various soups and sauces, as well as a daily happy hour.
Adresse: 807 1st Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 447 7704

Tacoma Comedy Club

Just south of Seattle lies the Tacoma Comedy Club, with its cabaret style setup you can enjoy comedy shows sitting at small tables for 4-6 people. Food and beverages can be ordered on the spot such as nachos, fries, burgers and salads. Eat quickly though, because the jokes will be flying around the room and laughter is terrible at keeping food in your mouth. Their website features a calendar with all upcoming shows, but some big names such as Christopher Titus and Ivan Pecel have already been trodding the stage.
Adresse: 933 Market Street, Tacoma
Telefon: +1 253 282 7203


Jazzbones is a small venue compared to the large live entertainment clubs out there, however has a special, memorable atmosphere. With live bands every night, and sometimes even stand-up comedy, you can be certain it will be an amazing night. The menu is pretty diverse and even offers sushi, pizza & bar bites. With its cozy setup it can become crowded at busy nights, however, the club is made up of two floors so you can retire to the second floor to dodge the masses.
Adresse: 2803 6th Avenue, Tacoma
Telefon: +1 253 396 9169


Whether you just came from a stressful conference, or just looking to rest your feet after walking through Seattle the whole day, the Pearl lounge & bar is your solution. Located in Bellevue, Pearl offers a wide selection of wines while you sit among various pieces of art and glass sculptures. Let your mind drift away and relax at this independently owned restaurant in Seattle.
Adresse: 700 Bellevue Way Northeast 50, Bellevue
Telefon: +1 425 455 0181
Åpningstider: Lunch: Monday – Saturday: 11.00 – 14.30 / Dinner: Sunday – Tuesday: 16.00 – 21.00, Wednesday – Saturday: 16.00 – 22.00

Von's Gustobistro

Ever seen a wall stacked with a 1000 different spirits? If not, then you should visit Von's Gustobistro. With drinks ranging from Tequila to Martinis you can be certain that you will have a great time there. Take a seat on one of the many shiny wooden stools at either two bars adorning both sides of the interior. While you're enjoying your drink, have a look around to scope out which drink will be your next one. The bartenders are extremely knowledgeable and can advise you on any of the bottles you might not recognize.
Adresse: 1225 1st Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 621 8667
Åpningstider: Daily 11am–midnight

RockCreek Seafood & Spirits

RockCreek is fairly new establishment that serves seafood and spirits. Recently they've had their 2nd anniversary and they are still running efficiently. The building itself has two stories and is inspired by a traditional fishing lodge and has both a restaurant as well as a bar. Step into an alternate reality where you have become a fisherman and enjoy the spoils at night in your fishing lodge, accompanied with some strong spirits of course.
Adresse: 4300 Fremont Avenue North, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 557 7532
Åpningstider: Daily: 16.00 – 00.00

The Tasting Room

The intimate Tasting Room is run by several regional wineries, offering vintages by the glass and bottle. Located in the Pike Place market it is easy to find, and even easier to enjoy. Especially on Friday and Saturday the tasting is available late at night so you have the rest of the day to see the city. After a tasting you can also decide to buy that same wine and take it home with you.
Adresse: 1924 Post Alley, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 770 9463
Åpningstider: Sun–Thu noon–8pm, Fri–Sat noon–late


Dance the night away in Trinity, claimed by the people of Seattle as the number 1 nightclub. It features two levels and a large VIP section, all having their own unique design. It is possible to reserve a table in any of the sections such as the lounge or VIP section by calling or emailing them. Make sure to check their calendar as Trinity hosts many events which are sometimes accompanied by a dress code.
Adresse: 107 Occidental Ave S, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 697 7702

Dimitriou's Jazz Alley

Right down in the core of Seattle lies Dimitrou's Jazz Alley, a restaurant with live entertainment. It doesn't matter where you sit, every table has a good view of the stage so you can enjoy a tasty steak or fish dinner (or other various options) with amazing jazz shows accompanying you. On tripadvisor they carry a certificate of excellence which is well deserved as many of their customers praise the venue after having a memorable evening.
Adresse: 2033 6th Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 441 9729
Åpningstider: Sunday – Thursday: 18.00 – 23.00, Friday – Saturday: 17.30 – 00.00

Keys on Main Seattle

Keys on Main is highly praised by the Seattle community for its unique approach to entertainment. Sitting at little round club tables with 4-5 people surrounding a stage where two performers play songs on request. What songs they play is determined by the audience through bringing up a request along with a tip of around $5. However, if someone in the audience prefers a different song, they request a song with higher tip and the pianists will switch to that song. Some nights turn into karaoke battles.
Adresse: 11 West Roy Street, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 270 4444
Åpningstider: Fri & Sat 8:30pm–midnight

Bathtub Gin & Co.

Some people just want to get away from the busy street life and grab a drink in the basement of an old hotel with authentic brickwork. If that sounds like you, then make sure to pay Bathtub Gin & Co a visit. It's a stylish throwback the prohibition days when alcohol had to be hidden from view. They serve many cocktails as well as local gin and tonics. If you're truly up for a challenge however, ask the bartender to customize something for you personally!
Adresse: 2205 2nd Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 728 6069
Åpningstider: Daily 5pm–midnight

Pike Place Market

Open since 1907, Pike Place Market is one of the oldest continually operated public farmers' markets in the United States. Overlooking the Elliott Bay waterfront in Seattle, the Market is a place of business for many small farmers, craftspeople and merchants. Pay attention to the “Caution Low Flying Fish” sign as you approach the Pike Place Fish Market, famous for hurling each customer's fish across the counter for wrapping.
Adresse: First Avenue and Pike Street, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 682 7453
Åpningstider: Monday – Sunday 6.00 – 18.00

Ben Bridge Jeweler

Since 1912, Ben Bridge Jeweler has been committed to offering the finest jewelry and unsurpassed personal service at the best value.
Adresse: 1432 4th Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 628 6800
Åpningstider: Monday – Saturday: 10.00 – 18.30, Sunday: 12.00 – 17.00

Crossroads Trading Company

Crossroads Trading Company is a new and recycled fashion retailer that has been serving its fashionable and environmentally conscious customers since 1991.
Adresse: 325 Broadway E, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 328 5867
Åpningstider: Monday – Saturday: 11.00 – 20.00, Sunday: 11.00 – 19.00

Archie McPhee

Archie McPhee has been supplying gifts and toys to Seattle since 1983. Located in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood, it’s a one-stop shop for party supplies, crafts, costumes, miniatures and the weirdest collection of toys and candy that you’ve ever seen. Widely considered to be a Mecca for connoisseurs of the strange and one of Seattle’s top ten weird destinations, it is truly an attraction without a parallel.
Adresse: 1300 N. 45th Street, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 297 0240
Åpningstider: Monday – Saturday: 10.00 – 19.00, Sunday: 11.00 – 18.00


If you're looking to dive into action sports during your time in Seattle and you're looking for gear, then Zumiez would be among the best of choices. Founded in 1978, they have a large array of clothing for the skater, surfer and snowboarder. Be sure to drop by one of their many stores in the city to fulfill your action sports needs.
Adresse: 401 NE Northgate Way, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 364 8989
Åpningstider: Monday – Saturday: 10.00 – 21.00, Sunday: 11.00 – 19.00


If you're going to drive around Seattle and maybe even the entire state, be sure to drop by Car Toys. They are able to sell you any electronics for your vehicle. Whether you need more music, speakers or a new GPS device, they have it all. Not going by car, but by motorcycle? Nothing to worry about, Car Toys also offers equipment and accessories for special vehicles including motorcycles and ATV's.
Adresse: 12815 Aurora Ave N, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 364 5534
Åpningstider: Monday – Saturday: 09.00 – 21.00, Sunday: 10.00 – 19.00

Sole Food

When walking around Seattle, your feet do all your work for you, so be sure to invest in some proper footwear while you're there. With their knowledgeable and friendly staff, Soul Food makes sure you walk away in style. Located in the University Shopping Center just South of Northgate Mall, you cannot possible miss it while enjoying the city.
Adresse: 2619 NE University Village St, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 526 7184
Åpningstider: Monday – Saturday: 09.30 – 21.00, Sunday: 11.00 – 18.00

Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI)

Exploring the city of Seattle is already a great adventure, but the surrounding nature has many great options as well. So why not stock up on recreational equipment to be fully prepared for your outdoor adventure. REI offers apparel and equipment for all kinds of adventures. Whether you want to go snowboarding or camping, they can meet all your needs.
Adresse: 222 Yale Ave N, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 223 1944
Åpningstider: Monday – Saturday: 09.00 – 21.00, Sunday: 10.00 – 19.00

Spa Nordstrom

A long day of walking, your neck strained from looking up to the Space Needle, you'd probably like to relax in one of Seattle's best spa's. With both a spa and a clothing section that offers high-quality apparel, shoes and accessories for women, men and kids, Nordstrom definitely knows how to treat their customers like royalties. Next to receiving spa treatment, they are also able to sell you a large variety of spa products to use when you're back at home looking through a photo album of your recent travels.
Adresse: 500 Pine Street, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 628 1670
Åpningstider: Monday – Friday: 09.30 – 21.00, Saturday: 10.00 – 21.00, Sunday: 10.30 – 19.00


With a wide selection including, men's fashion, women's fashion and pieces of art, Totokaelo can give you an unique experience just by being in the store. Their minimalistic designed interior gives a feeling of being completely free, and allows your mind to focus on what you truly want to find in this store. The bright white colors are sure to brighten your day even more.
Adresse: 1523 10th Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 623 3582
Åpningstider: Monday – Saturday: 11.00 – 19.00, Sunday: 11.00 – 18.00

Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton is known for the excellent quality and has been described as the world's most valuable luxury brand. If you feel like window shopping or buying a unique piece for your wardrobe, Louis Vuitton is always a safe bet.
Adresse: 500 Pine Street, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 651 3869
Åpningstider: Monday – Saturday: 10.00 – 19.00, Sunday: 12.00 – 18.00

Trader Joe's

You might find yourself in a spot where you're so tired of exploring the city that you just want to get some quick groceries, a bottle of wine, and relax in your room. Trader Joe's can help you with that as they are open 24/7 everyday.
Adresse: 1700 E Madison St. Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 322 7268
Åpningstider: Daily: 08.00 – 22.00

Seattle Glassblowing Studio

There are many options to shop in Seattle, but what if you could make your own products on the spot? The Seattle Glassblowing Studio allows you to take classes in glassblowing but also to wander around their store and see what they have crafted before you. If you're interested in a piece, it is even possible to take it home with you.
Adresse: 2227 5th Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 448 2181
Åpningstider: Monday – Saturday: 09.00 – 18.00, Sunday: 10.00 – 18.00

Elliott Bay Book Company

Defined by its large windows, the Elliot Bay Book Co. is easy to identify in the busy Seattle streets. It features a full service bookstore, and they can present you with over 150,000 different titles. While they offer the latest books on the market, Elliot Bay also has a section with a large collection of bargain editions. Be sure to drop on by and get a book for your travels across Seattle.
Adresse: 1521 Tenth Avenue, Elliott Bay, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 624 6600
Åpningstider: Monday - Thursday: 10.00 - 22.00, Friday - Saturday: 10.00 - 23.00, Sunday: 10.00 - 21.00

Magic Mouse Toys

Step back into your childhood surrounded by two floors full of toys and other contraptions you used to play with when you were little. Magic Mouse prides itself on the fact they offer toys for all, and do not believe that toys are just for children but for adults as well. Make sure to pay them a visit, as they have been receiving customers since 1977, their service is top-notch.
Adresse: 603 1st Avenue, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 682 8097
Åpningstider: Daily: 10.00 – 18.00

Made in Washington

Located in the busy Pike Place Market, the Made in Washington store is sure to surprise you with their products on display. They offer products from many different categories including themed gifts, gift baskets, artisan candy, bath & body, pet treats, and many more. Whatever the goal of your visit, Made in Washington surely has something you need or want to bring home to the family.
Adresse: 1530 Post Alley, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 467 0788
Åpningstider: Daily: 10.00 – 18.00

Pretty Parlor

If vintage clothing is what you are passionate about, then the Pretty Parlor boutique is the perfect spot for you here in Seattle. They carry marvellous vintage styles from 20s to 90s and every piece is hand selected by its owner Anna Banana. In Pretty Parlor's wide collection you will also find unique and original craftwork made by local independent designers. If you are a bride to be and looking to stand out, don't miss out their bridal collection.
Adresse: 119 Summit Ave. E., Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 405 2883
Åpningstider: Monday – Saturday: 11.00 – 19.00, Sunday 12.00 – 18.00

Pike and Western Wine Shop

Since 1975, this family-run wine shop offers imported and domestic wine bottles, which you can purchase directly at the store or online. Every Friday afternoon, this old fashioned winery offers tastings of three new wines from their production for only $5 (tax included). In summer, thanks to its central position it becomes a common spot for leisure-seekers.
Adresse: 1934 Pike Pl, Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 441 1307
Åpningstider: Monday – Friday: 10.00 – 18.30, Saturday: 09.30 – 18.00, Sunday: 12.00 – 17.00

Seattle–Tacoma International Airport

You can take public transportation, shuttles or taxis between Seattle and the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Sound Transit connects the airport to downtown Seattle on its Central Link light rail. Trains operate from 05:16 until 00:07 weekdays, 05:18 a.m. until 00:04 on Saturdays, and from 06:17 until 23:05 on Sundays and holidays. Trains run every 7 to 10 minutes during most of the day, up to 20 minutes during non-peak hours. To get to the station, use Sky Bridge 6 on the north side of the airport. Sound Transit also provides two bus routes from the airport. Route 560 connects the airport to Bellevue, Renton, Burien and West Seattle. It operates from 05:45 to 23:16 twice an hour weekdays, hourly on weekends from 06:00 to 23:30. Route 574 serves Lakewood, Federal Way and Tacoma. Buses operate from 04:30 to 22:11; daily every 30 to 60 minutes. For more information on either the Central Link light rail or the bus lines, go to or call +1 800 201 4900. King County Metro Transit has two routes that serve the airport. Route 194 serves downtown Seattle and Federal Way. The route operates daily from 5:05 a.m. to 10:33 p.m., every 15 to 30 minutes. Route 140 goes between Burien and Renton, with the airport being about half way between. Service runs from about 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. daily, every 15 to 30 minutes. For more information, go to: or call +1 206 553 3000. All buses leave from Door 6 outside of baggage claim on the lower level.
Adresse: 17801 International Blvd. (Pacific Highway So.), Seattle
Telefon: +1 206 787 5388


Citizens of the Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the Kingdom of Brunei can visit the United States for up to 90 days without applying for a visa (as well as citizens of Andorra, Lichtenstein, Monaco and San Marino). Citizens of these countries must obtain an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) before traveling. All other travelers must obtain a visa before visiting the United States. International travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the country.

Best Time to Visit

If you are planning to visit Seattle, the perfect time is late June or early September, when the crowds disperse and hotel costs do go down. In these periods you can still enjoy a lovely weather but as it is unpredictable don't forget to bring a raincoat/umbrella. July and August – the driest and sunniest months of the year – mark the beginning of the peak season, meaning that prices rise due to a significant presence of tourists. Some key events throughout the year: May-June: -Seattle International Film Festival July: -Seattle International BeerFest August: -Seattle Air Fair September: -Bumbershoot

Time Zone

Seattle is located in the Pacific Time zone, and all times are reflected in Pacific Time.


In the US, pharmacies sell two different types of medication: over the counter (sold freely), and medicines that require a prescription that can be issued only by doctors. The opening hours are normally from 9.00 to 21.00, 7 days a week.

Public Transport

King County Metro Transit: The “Metro” public bus system operates throughout Seattle and King County. To find a route, maps and fare information for travel throughout and beyond Seattle, visit Metro online at Metro's Route 99 connects Seattle's International District, Pioneer Square, First Avenue destinations including the Seattle Art Museum and Pike Place Market, and Elliott Bay waterfront attractions such as the Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Aquarium and ferry services. Visit Metro Online for a route map and timetable. South Lake Union Streetcar: The South Lake Union Streetcar links Seattle's downtown core to the South Lake Union neighborhood and new 12-acre Waterfront Park. Visit for a route map, hours of operation and ticket prices. Seattle Center Monorail: The nation's first full-scale commercial monorail system provides a fun, two-minute link from downtown Seattle to the Seattle Center daily. The Seattle Center station is across from the Space Needle. In downtown Seattle, catch the monorail at Westlake Center at Fifth Avenue and Pine Street. Learn more at Sound Transit: Link Light Rail connects downtown Seattle with Sea-Tac International Airport, making interim stops in Southeast Seattle neighborhoods. Sounder Commuter Trains operated between downtown Seattle, Tacoma and Everett


Seattle has several major taxicab companies to get you to and from Sea-Tac International Airport, as well as take care of your transportation needs around town. Orange Cab +1 206 522 8800 STITA Taxi +1 206 246 9999 Yellow Cab +1 206 622 6500
Telefon: +1 206 522 8800

Car Rentals

Car rental companies have rental offices in downtown Seattle, at Sea-Tac International Airport, in Bellevue and Seattle’s Eastside communities and throughout the region. Some rental car companies are: - Sixt Rent A Car +1 206 508 0040 1521 2nd Ave Unit R2, Seattle - Budget Car Rental +1 206 682 8989 Financial District, 801 4th Ave, Seattle - Enterprise Rent-A-Car +1 206 382 1051 1601 3rd Ave, Seattle


Country code: +1 Area code: 206


United Stated Post Office, different postal services offered (from mailing to shipping). Some of the major post offices in Seattle are located in: - 7724 35th Ave NE, Seattle +1 800 275 8777 - 415 1st Ave N, Seattle +1 800 275 8777 - 3019 NE 127th St, Seattle +1 800 275 8777


The standard voltage in the US is 110V. Plug type: A and B.