Happy Hour Hotspots on Capitol Hill

A Classic Manhattan at Cure on Capitol Hill. Photo source.

A Classic Manhattan at Cure on Capitol Hill. Photo source.

The Hill offers a lot in the way of discount dining and drinking at happy hours up and down Broadway and beyond. From bar favorites to specialty bites, enjoy these featured happy hour hotspots on Capitol Hill...


Americana | 219 Broadway E | 206-328-4604

Happy Hour: Tuesday through Friday, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Get your fix for classic bar bites at Americana for Happy Hour. Appetizers are just $5: Smoked Gouda Tater Tots, Fried Chicken and Biscuit Sliders with Sausage Gravy and American Cheese, Mixed Greens Salad, Traditional OR French Onion Mac ‘N’ Cheese, Pork and Beef Meatballs with Sweet Chili Marinara, and Grilled Bruschetta with Chevre Goat Cheese and a Sherry-Shallot Marmalade. House red or white wine is $5 per glass, and well drinks and draft beer is just $4 during Happy Hour.


Cure | 1641 Nagle Place | 206-568-5475

Happy Hour: Daily, 4 - 6 p.m.

Just west of Cal Anderson Park, Cure serves up meats, cheeses and specialty antipasti appetizers and sandwiches. Happy Hour is every day that they’re open (Tuesday through Sunday), and offers house red, white or sparkling wines by the glass for $5, $3.50 seasonal draft beers, and $7 house cocktails. Plates range from $3-$5, featuring Cure’s signature Spicy Pepper Jelly with cream cheese, a Mini Sandwich with mortadella, cheese mayo and mustard on a baguette, Proscuitto Plate, Antipasto Plate, Fromage Blanc Crostini and Charcuterie Plate.


Poquitos | 1000 E Pike Street | 206-453-4216

Happy Hours: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Weekends 3 - 6 p.m.

The flavor of authentic Mexican cuisine can be enjoyed at a steep discount at Poquitos during their daily Happy Hour! Snacks start at $3.50 with a Salsa Trio, made-to-order Guacamole and $3 Chapulines (toasted grasshoppers). Other tasty Happy Hour appetizers range from $5 and include Black Bean Tostada, Mole Fries, Chicharrones, Grilled Corn, Brisket Taquitos, Mini Sopes, Beef Empanadas, and Quesadilla. Tacos are 2 for $6 (al pastor, braised beef, chicken, roasted yam), or 2 Baja Fish tacos for $8. During Happy Hour at Poquitos, Margaritas and House Cocktails are $2 off, well drinks and draft beers are $5, and house wines are $6/glass or $20/bottle.


Quinn's Pub | 1001 E Pike Street | 206-325-7711

Happy Hour: Daily, 3 - 5 p.m.

Bar snacks at Quinn’s Pub will hit the spot, and (in some cases) offer something new and interesting to try. Bites such as Marinated Olives or Housemade Pretzel start at $5, with additional options such as Bacon Caramel Corn or a selection of three cheeses. Ranging from $13-$18, enjoy Quinn’s specialties like Salt Cod Fritters, Frites, Foie Gras Frites, Roasted Bone Marrow, a Charcuterie Platter, Painted Hills Beef Tartare or a Scotch Egg. In the way of beverages, Quinn’s Pub has 19 beers on tap and an extensive wine, beer and spirits list to peruse and taste.


Rhein Haus | 912 12th Avenue | 206-325-5409

Happy Hour: Daily, 3 - 6 p.m.

Dig into some flavorful Bavarian fare and sip some world-class ‘biers’ at Rhein Haus during their daily Happy Hour! Housemade Pretzel Bites and Pub Mix are just $4, with Fries, Currywurst and Beef Goulash are $5 each. House Salad and Cheesy Käespätzle are $6 during Happy Hour, and Rhein Haus’ delicious Chicken Schnitzel Sliders, Cheddarwurst Sausage Sliders and Nuremburg Mini Brats are $8 each. For something more, a selection of burgers and sandwiches are just $10 during Happy Hour! House wines (Chardonnay and Merlot) and a rotating selection of four draft beers are $4/glass.