Pioneer Square is Seattle’s oldest neighborhood that is full of character from its architecture to amazing bars. Pioneer Square makes the perfect place to prefunk before a Seahawks, Mariners, or Sounders game. So get ready to experience downtown Seattle living.
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One of the things we love about living in Downtown Seattle is the varied neighborhoods all with their own feel and character. Seattle’s OG neighborhood Pioneer Square definitely has a charm and attitude all its own.
Craft Cocktail Dreams
One of our favorite cocktail bars in all of the city is Damn the Weather. Their menu changes seasonally and there is always something amazing to try. We also love that the bartenders can make you bespoke cocktails based on your liquor preferences and tastes!
Play A Round
If you haven’t been to Flatstick Pub, this is a Seattle must do. They have an extensive local beer selection that we love to try. Make sure to play Duffleboard, think mini golf in table top form, you won’t be able to play anywhere else! They also have indoor mini golf for those looking for an escape from the weather. Flatstick Pub also has weekly events like bingo and trivia that make for a whole night of fun!
Get A Pint
Coffee + Drinks
Can’t decide between coffee and drinks? Head to Cherry Street Public House, for amazing coffee and a great local selection of beer. Wine more your thing? London Plane has a great selection of wine, beer, cocktails and amazing coffee. Both are located across from Occidental Square, so make sure to walk around this beautiful area.
Next On Our Bucket List
There are so many places in Pioneer Square it is almost hard to go wrong and we definitely haven’t had the chance to try them all. We always have an ongoing bucket list and cannot wait to try Dead Line, Good Bar, Central Saloon and Altstadt Bierhalle & Brathaus.
Looking for more to do in Seattle? Pioneer Square is conveniently located near the ferry terminal and we absolutely love a day trip to Bainbridge Island.
Where to Stay
Hotels can be very expensive in downtown Seattle, but you get the convenience of everything being in walking distance or a short Uber ride away. We absolutely loved our stay at the Thompson Hotel, they also have an amazing rooftop bar! The Thompson is a very trendy hotel with a very high end level of service.
If you can’t find a hotel right by the stadium, pick one near the Link and you will have a short ride to the match. We have also heard amazing things about the Edgewater Hotel, plus the view can’t be beat. We have had amazing luck with these hotels in other locations the Fairmont Olympic Hotel, W Seattle, and the Kimpton Palladian.