Zig Zag Café

Restaurants, Cafés Greater Seattle
Zig Zag Café
Photograph: Courtesy Zig Zag Café/Amanda Ringstad Zig Zag Café

This Pike Place Market cubbyhole has a patio that rivals the popularity of its renowned bar. On Fridays, don’t even think about getting a seat outside unless you arrive as the front door is being unlocked. When the sun shines, everyone wants to be here: not only loyal customers, but also tourists who eye the bar from the waterfront-adjacent Hillclimb. The otherwise invisible hideaway becomes a beacon of sweet patio sipping when customers overtake the 35 or so seats. Summer cocktails are on the lighter side; think fewer Manhattans and more gin gimlets. Frosty pints of Maritime Pacific are also available, as are a small but decent selection of wines by the glass and an impressive champagne roster. Krug is always in season.

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Cover photo by Amanda Ringstad, http://www.amandaringstad.com/
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Venue name: Zig Zag Café
Contact:
Address: 1501 Western Ave #202
Seattle
98101
Cross street: on the Pike St Hillclimb
Opening hours: Daily 5pm–2am
Price: $$ (10-30)
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