Look, Seattle has several amazing neighborhoods and just about all of them have slapping happy hours, but if pressed to pick favorites, Fremont is on the shortlist. I love taking a stroll through this neighborhood and having great bars and restaurants in close proximity so I can try a few places out during the late afternoon. Plenty of options in Fremont, but here are some of the best happy hours to try.
The spot: Founded in the 1920s, this was one of the first taverns in Seattle, later evolving into a full-service bar. They have a friendly staff, a warm and welcoming environment, and spectacular drinks. They offer some of the best cocktails in Fremont and have an impressive number of whiskeys.
Happy hour: 3-5 PM every day
The deals: There is a discounted happy hour menu with plenty of drinks and foods below their regular prices. There is $3 truffle popcorn, $3 mini mac and cheese, $5 fried chicken sliders, and more.
The details: Menu 3507 Fremont Pl N Seattle, WA 98103
Kin Len Thai Night Bites
The spot: Kin Len is a Thai restaurant, with its name meaning “eat and play.” They have regional Thai-inspired cocktails that are extraordinary. This is a newer restaurant founded in 2019.
Happy hour: 3-6 PM and 9-10 PM every day
The deals: There is a discounted happy hour menu with plenty of drinks and foods below their regular prices.
The details: Menu 3517 Fremont Ave N Seattle, WA 98103
The spot: This is another newer restaurant featuring delicious seafood, steaks, and drinks. They have famously good oysters, and the staff here is super friendly. This restaurant is a little pricey, but it’s worth it.
Happy hour: 4-6 PM every day
The deals: 50% off their famous oysters during happy hour and 25% off certain wines.
The details: Menu 4201 Fremont Ave N Seattle, WA 98103
Stampede Cocktail Club
The spot: This is a vibrant cocktail bar in Fremont. It’s a chill environment with softer lighting, and the staff is very polite here. They’re known for their creative and exciting cocktail drinks.
Happy hour: 5-7 PM on Mondays through Thursdays and all day Sundays
The deals: $11 cocktails
The details: Menu 119 N 36th St Seattle, WA 98103
Red Star Taco Bar
The spot: This bar is famous for its tacos and tequila. They also have an impressive list of cocktails and margaritas. It was established in 2014, and everything here is affordable. The drinks they make are said to be strong here, and the staff is kind and attentive.
Happy hour: 4-6 PM every day
The deals: $1 off all wines, drafts, and wells
The details: Menu 513 N 36th St Ste E Seattle, WA 98103
Other Fremont Happy Hours
Brouwer’s Café– 400 N. 35th St., Seattle. Happy hours are daily 3-6 p.m.$1 off beer on tap and various food specials.
El Camino– 607 N 35th St Seattle, WA 98103. Happy hours are 4-6 om every day. $3 -$8 Happy hour food deals and $2 off margarita and slushies. $5 White Claws and $7 wine specials.
The Dock Sports Bar & Grill – 1102 N. 34th St. Seattle, WA 98103. Happy hours are 4-6:30 pm every day
George & Dragon – 206 N 36th St Seattle, WA 98103. Happy hours are 2-6pm; M-F. Under $10 happy hour food. Try the street tacos and cheese curds!
Norm’s Kitchen & Bar– 460 N 36th St Seattle, WA 98103. Happy hours are 4-7pm. $1 off pints of beer $5 wells and a handful of solid food items. Try the totchos, Thai corn fritters and falafel.