You may not be a Minnesota Fats, but if you enjoy getting out once in a while to shoot pool with friends, we’ve got some of our favorite billiard places to tell you about.
90 Blanchard Street
Seattle, WA 98121
Belltown Billiards is a unique combination of billiards, delicious food, and an ultra-lounge under one roof. The uber cool hangout has been completely remodeled, and boasts eight Brunswick billiards tables. Tables are $5/hour during happy hour, $10/hour on weeknights and $15/hour on weekends. The food from Chef Nico’s Mediterranean Kitchen is fresh and delicious, with lots of locally sourced produce from the Pike Place Market! It’s a perfect place to get together with friends, shoot pool and grab a bite, beer or cocktail.
126 S Jackson Street
Seattle, WA 98104
Temple Billiards is a comfortable hangout with pub style favorites and casual seating. A bit of old-world style and urban funk surround the six regulation size billiard tables and bar. Come in during your lunch hour to grab a pizza, pita or sandwich and shoot pool for 30 minutes at no charge. Rates are per hour and based on the number of players. Minimum charge is $3. For three or more players at night, it’s $10/hour. And ladies always play free on Wednesdays. For a relaxed time shooting pool and shooting the breeze with friends, this is the place.
1130 Broadway Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
Garage’s uber cool set up has over a dozen billiard tables (plus bowling lanes). You must be 21+ to bowl or play pool. Locally owned, Garage boasts great outdoor patio seating, a full service bar, small plates or full dinner menu. Come during happy hour from 3:00pm – 7:00pm for $5/hour pool table rental. Sunday nights starting at 7:00pm, ladies receive half off pool rental (regularly $11/hour), and on Monday nights, it’s $5/hour rental from 7:00pm to close. The kitchen serves up amazing Mediterranean options and you can put together a catering platter for your pool night. Or enjoy a burger and beer at the bar, or full dinner outside on the patio. Garage is a large, well-lighted and loft-style hangout that suits groups of all sizes.
Ballroom Billiards Fremont
456 North 36th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
The Ballroom is the place for pool in Fremont. Serious players and those just out for a good time will appreciate the six regulation red felt pool tables and Dufferin pool cues. $12/hour rental. Only $6/hour for half price happy hour every day from 3:00pm to 7:00pm, and Sundays starting at 12:00pm. Sunday through Tuesday you can get half price pool all night long. Order one of Ballrooms 28-inch pizzas! And now, there’s a pizza window with giant slices available until 2:00am. Over 12 beers on tap, too. Ballroom is a fun, local neighborhood pub with great pool and grub.
Parlor Billiards, Spirits and Ultralounge
700 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
A modern pool hall in Lincoln Square, part of the Bellevue Collection. You must be 21+ to play pool and hang out in this urban style pub with views of downtown Bellevue. Come in for happy hour’s burgers, crafted drinks and beers. You can have small bites delivered to your pool table, or you can enjoy bar seating at the two Parlor bars. There is lots of comfortable seating. The Parlor includes 23 billiards tables featuring Brunswick Centennial Cloth. All tables have custom made lights to prevent shadows and special bulbs that are less tiring on the eyes. All pool tables are equipped with pagers to call your server to your table. Rates are Sunday-Thursday 11:00am to close $15/hour; Friday-Saturday from 11:00am to 7:00pm $15/hour; and Friday-Saturday evenings from 7:00pm to 2:00am $25/hour.