MostBest Seattle | Lounges

There are 777 lounges in Seattle. Feeling overwhelmed? MostBest knows the Top 3.

We’re of the firm belief that there’s no bad time for a cocktail, especially when they’re this good. These chic, swanky spots are unparalleled in the craft of mixology.


via Flickr user Chris Blakeley

via Flickr user Chris Blakeley

Hidden away beneath the stairs of Pike Place Market lies The Zig Zag Café, a bar notorious for their balanced cocktail recipes and eclectic food menu. Dim lighting and mood music provide an intimate atmosphere, ideal for a romantic date or classy dinner with friends. Watch in awe as expert mixologists whip up one of their handmade creations for you.

We Love Their: The Last Word, Smoked Trout Tartini, Grilled Lamb Loin, Banana Pudding

1501 Western Ave
(206) 625-1146


via Flickr user Canadian Pacific

via Flickr user Canadian Pacific

Located in the lobby of the historic Mayflower Park Hotel, Oliver’s Lounge is a swanky cocktail lounge that’s been open for over 35 years. Once the first “daylight bar” available in Washington State, this gorgeous lounge is decorated with glass windows from floor to ceiling, allowing sunlight (or moonlight) to pour in and set the mood as you sip your cocktail.

We Love Their: The Classic Martini, Sazerac, Lucid Absinthe Superieure

405 Olive Way
(206) 623-8700


via Flickr user Mmm...Fiber

via Flickr user Mmm…Fiber

Chef Tom Douglas won his first James Beard Award after he opened Dahlia Lounge over 20 years ago. This deep-rooted local hotspot proves to be better than ever, offering a sophisticated yet relaxing environment. Adorned with low lighting, red booths, and unique artwork on the walls, this place is great for brunch, meeting with friends, or a hot date.

We Love Their: Dungeness Crab Cakes, Sea Bar Sampler, Beef Tartare, Donuts

2001 4th Ave
(206) 682-4142