If you've ever been on the Hill on a Friday or Saturday night, you know that it's where people go to let loose a little (or a lot). But during the week, Capitol Hill still buzzes with plenty of action. Here are a few spots to hit up when you make your way to the Hill.
See and be seen at this coffee house. Sure, the coffee is good - but it's even better when you can score one of the coveted outside seats and hang with the cool kids for awhile.
An "old world" space that's packed on the weekend with a new world crowd. Go during the off hours when you have a little bit more elbow room to enjoy your cocktail.
A popular Cap Hill spot for breakfast. Even more popular is their Le Faux show every Fri and Sat night featuring some high flying celebrity impersonators.
You don't have to be hanging in Portland to get a cup of these delicious blends of brew. What started out nearly 15 years ago in P-town, this coffee shop and roaster has spread its wings to not only Seattle, but New York as well. And soon they will be spreading their coffee love to the city of angels.
Sit by one of the large windows or on the huge back patio, sip on a margarita while you enjoy your chicken mole enchilada and soak up up the hustle and bustle of Cap Hill. These are the same folks behind Bastille so you know your in for a visual - and tasty - treat.
Serious drinks for serious drinkers. Top notch mixing behind the bar and a beautiful room to sit back in and appreciate your beverage the way it was meant to be.
Ice cream...and beer! A perfect combination. And you can get in on the action at Bluebird where they serve up their creamy concoctions right along side their craft sodas and beer which are brewed on site. Need I say more?
Get in on the family meal that happens the second Monday of every month. Otherwise, sit down to some charcuterie, cheese and cocktails at this bar that offers a little seclusion from all of the action that's taking place just off of Pine St.
Good, dependable Thai food. The Phad Kee Mao or Panang Curry are always a good options.
You'll find the cure to whatever ails you at this hhip and eclectic apothecary.Herbs, spices, chocolate and all other kinds of special potions fill these old time medicine cabinets. If your home is need of some lovin' they also carry some very select items that should dress it right up.
It's fast and it's good. Classic pizzas and classic salads at a decent price.
If you're looking to buy, sell or trade this is one stop you don't want to miss. Not only do they have a solid collection of movies and music, they also deal in video games and consoles for all of the gamers out there.
Be a star at this Japanese style karaoke joint. Grab your friends, order drinks from the bar and grab some bites from the kitchen - then book your very own karaoke box and rock it like a true star.
Stop off for some tapas at this joint that is a welcomed anchor to a new condo in Cap Hill. Grab an espresso or one of the day's specials and linger a while. Inside tables are awfully inviting - but so are the few tables out front that let you soak up the sun while you nosh.