Try These New American Happy Hour Spots

New American cuisine is a fusion of international techniques and cooking styles along with local ingredients and creative panache. Many Seattle chefs specialize in this newer genre, offering unique bites that mix and match local and global aspects of food. Get a taste for this cuisine in smaller form (so you can try more, of course!) at these New American happy hour spots...


Americana | 219 Broadway E | 206-328-4604

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

During happy hour at Americana, there are some pretty delicious New American bites to be had alongside discounted draft beer, wine and cocktails. Enjoy a bit of classic American fare with a twist from Americana’s French Onion Mac ‘N’ Cheese, bite into a fresh take on Italian Bruschetta (with chevre goat cheese and sherry-shallot marmalade), or try some southern comfort with the Fried Chicken and Biscuit Sliders, served with sausage gravy and American cheese.


Art Marble 21 | 731 Westlake Ave N | 206-223-0300

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

During Happy Hour at Art Marble 21, craft beers, well drinks and wines are just $5. The New American style at this eatery is focused on Mexican cuisine with a bit of Southern flavor. During happy hour, get tasty nachos, empanadas, quesadilla, or street tacos, as well as wings, sliders or coconut prawns for just $6.


The Gerald | 5210 Ballard Ave NW | 206-432-9280

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

Not only does The Gerald have a great happy hour, they also have late night specials from 10:30 p.m. onward! Draft beers, wines and well drinks are $5, cocktail specials are $7, and all appetizers are $5. New American bites to note are the Chicken Wings, Grilled Asparagus, Fried Cheese Curds and “Devils on Horseback” (asiago-stuffed dates wrapped in bacon). Don’t skip the Poutine - a New American dish that’s totally trending these days!


The Lodge Sports Grille | 1102 4th Avenue | 206-557-7360

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

You’ll find a mix of Italian, Mexican and classic American fare on The Lodge’s Happy Hour menu. Notables include Pickle Fries, Oscar’s Slider, Margarita Flatbread, Chipotle Popcorn Shrimp, Grilled Fish Taco, or the BBQ Pork Quesadilla. Enjoy these discounted bites from 3-6 p.m. daily, and late night as well!


Shingletown | 2016 NW Market St | 206-782-5182

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

Enjoy $2 off craft cocktails, $5 off wines by the bottle and $1 off wines by the glass, beer and small plates during happy hour at Shingletown Northwest Pub & Eatery in Ballard. With New American favorites like Deviled Eggs, Duck Confit Poutine, and Pork Belly Cheese Fries, you won’t be walking away hungry!

Photo credit: Jackie Donnelly

Photo credit: Jackie Donnelly

Von's 1000 Spirits | 1225 1st Avenue | 206-621-8667

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

Von’s Gusto Bistro offers a happy hour and late night happy hour (10 p.m. until midnight) every day. In addition to $2 off specialty cocktails, $5 wines by the glass, Von’s famous scratch Manhattan for $3.75 and $3 PBR Jars, their food menu offers some delicious snacks and dishes from $5 - $9. Enjoy a discount on the Nonna Maria Sourdough Pizza, Northwest Style Wild Salmon Cake, Housecrafted Sourdough Mac and 4 Cheeses, Vietnamese Style Banh Mi Hamburg, and more!