If you aren't a hill dweller then you know that parking can be tight in the Pike Pine corridor so parking once is the key to an easy an enjoyable evening at the movies. All of these great eateries are less than a 15 minute walk to your film at NWFF or the Egyptian.
This duplex throws contemporary and classic independent films from across the world. They also offer an extensive number of meet the director sessions, technical seminars on filmmaking and cinema literacy as well as having production facilities and equipment available for rent.
Don't miss the incredible members only dance parties and the curry seasoned popcorn!
Gyros, greek salads and hummus--oh my! The sandwich and entree combos are the best value at this casual and centrally located Cap Hill restaurant.
Originally home to the Seattle International Film Festival - this huge 650 seat theater screens art house fare as well as midnight madness. It still plays host to many SIFF galas.
Big, bright, lively and comfortable room great for a quick drink, a long work session or an evening out with friends. The menu has something for everyone and the tiny outdoor courtyard is lovely.
The grand daddy of the wood-fired pizza craze in Seattle offers up fine Neopolitan pies in this dramatic and lively room.
The short ribs and the sloppy joe shine at this extremely lively Cap Hill gastropub. They take their burgers and beer very seriously here as well.
Show up before 6:30 p.m. for the daily happy hour. Order a corn dog, the Narwhal Balls (fried potato, swiss cheese and caraway with harissa mayonnaise), a PBR tallboy and use your change from the tenner for a game of pinball.
With a large see and be seen bar and comfy booths in back this large lively room is the perfect spot to meet friends on Monday when tequila is half price or during daily happy hour 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
The smallest of the Homegrown outposts is in the front of the wildly popular and good looking Melrose Market. Made to order sandwiches which feature a wide variety of organic and local ingredients. Not a bad combo on the board. The bright, sleek room and friendly service seal the deal. Their breakfast sandwiches are a great way to start the day.
Pull into this hub of aloha spirit and grab some sliders, tacos or a torta.
While primarily a takeaway joint for Thai street food (the first dine in area was quite literally a whole in the wall) recently added sidewalk seating makes this charmer even more attractive. Keep an eye out for the special of the day and the whole roasted fish.
Basic Mexican fare (pozole, burritos, tacos) served out of an old KFC. Good prices. Quick, friendly service.
Jason (chef/proprietor) and I first bonded over performance art and Grace Jones but the relationship has sustained because he and his team offer up first rate food and cocktails in a comfy and arty environment that feeds the soul. Don't miss the signature Artusi cocktail which looks as good as it tastes.
Order takeaway or dine in, either way you get a big slice of NY-style cheese pizza for $2.75. On a budget? Take advantage of $1 beers 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Mon-Fri.
Grab a hand roll of fish & chips and a draft and head to one of the few coveted sidewalk seats to watch the Capitol Hill hipsters go about their motions.
Earth to plate dishes served in a lively room and even better on a roof top deck. A generous bar area is a plus since you may have a wait for a table.
Get a burger, some delightful deviled eggs and a Naked City brew and relax with your crew at this casual Cap Hill room.
This moody room serves high end Middle Eastern fare from an open kitchen. Grab a bite at the takeaway window, a seat at the communal table for the best view of the action or sink into one of the comfortable booths in back and order the bateresh, the fried cauliflower or any of the grilled or roasted meats and you'll be glad you did..
Situated on a busy corner in CapHill this room is perfect to watch the comings and goings of the hill's hipsters, take in a sun break, watch the game or grab a brew. That said, the service is attentive and the food is stellar. Don't miss the burger, the chili fries or the bargain Rainier during the happy hour.
Booth seating is a plus.
Ethan Stowell's newest venture is next door to his much lauded Anchovies & Olives. The room is sleek & lively and plays host to the 'see and be seen' crowd of CapHill as well as those looking for a casual evening of pies, porchetta and lambrusco. Don't miss the salumi boards, roasted vegetables or the bruschetta with talleggio & roasted grapes or chickpeas, rapini and anchovy.
Vistit during happy hour 4:00 p.m - 6:00 p.m.to score 1/2 off all pizzas and beer and wine specials.