Dahlia Bakery storefront Photo: Rudy Willingham
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Photo: David Newman


A buzzy after-hours scene and happening restaurants keep this hip neighborhood hopping.

Courtesy Shiro's Sushi


Belltown has something for everyone, from towering works of art beside Elliott Bay at Olympic Sculpture Park (2901 Western Ave) to exhibits about blockchain innovation at the Seattle NFT Museum (2125 First Ave). At night the neighborhood rears to life with concerts at The Crocodile (2505 First Ave), comedy and burlesque shows at Rendezvous (2322 Second Ave), and intimate club vibes at Vue Lounge (2324 Second Ave).

Eat and Drink

Pillowy brioche breakfast sandwiches and classic coffees at Macrina Bakery (2408 First Ave) help fuel your day, while The 5 Point Cafe (415 Cedar St) keeps you going with scrambles, sandwiches, and fried cheese curds. Quench your thirst at self-serve beer bar Just the Tap (90 Blanchard St), or relax at industrial-chic Cloudburst Brewing (2116 Western Ave). To taste legendary nigiri, reserve a table at one of Seattle’s oldest sushi restaurants, Shiro’s Sushi (2401 Second Ave).


Pick up pottery, candles, and more than 50 varieties of house plants (available to ship nationwide) at Florence (2224 First Ave) or curated snacks, spreads, and sauces from Hyphen Asian Food and Culture (2233 First Ave), two proudly women-owned stores. Outdoorsy types can revel in the racks at Patagonia (2100 First Ave), while bargain hunters discover enthralling finds, from camping gear to workwear, at Federal Army and Navy Surplus (2112 First Ave).

Belltown Partners

Hotel FIVE Belltown

Hotel FIVE

  • Address 2200 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121
  • Phone (206) 441-9785
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Auction of Washington Wines Belltown

Auction of Washington Wines

  • Address 2200 6th Ave, Ste 411, Seattle, WA 98121
  • Phone (206) 741-0212
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Holocaust Center for Humanity Belltown

Holocaust Center for Humanity

  • Address 2045 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
  • Phone (206) 582-3000
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Shaker + Spear Belltown

Shaker + Spear

  • Address 2000 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
  • Phone (206) 826-1700
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