Valentine’s Day for singles in the Seattle area offers many opportunities to get out and enjoy some good food, go dancing, or meet friends for a drink. Many local bars, pubs and bistros serve amazing food, drinks, wine and local beer. The north, south, east or west areas offer wonderful establishments to celebrate and enjoy the day.
Rory’s Of Edmonds Bar & Grill
105 Main St.
Edmonds, WA 98020
(425) 778-3433 

Rory’s of Edmonds Bar & Grill sits near the Edmonds waterfront, offering views of the Edmonds-Kingston ferry terminal and Puget Sound. The Pub is one block from the ferry docks, and Brackett’s Landing (Olympic Beach) is a wonderful beach to talk a stroll. Valentine’s Day offers half price on glasses and bottles of wine to go along with wonderful burgers and ribs. Expect an upbeat atmosphere, and the current sports available for viewing especially if it’s a Seattle team. The staff is friendly, the service is great, and the food is wonderful.

Elliott Bay Brewery
12537 Lake City Way N.E.
Seattle, WA 98125
(206) 365-2337

The Elliott Bay Public House & Brewery is locally owned, and the owners support organic farmers. This location is in north Seattle in Lake City. There are a total of 3 locations in the Seattle area. The first pub opened in West Seattle. The third location is in Burien. Their hand-crafted organic brews are some of the best in Seattle. This is a classic neighborhood brewpub that serves certified organic beer and great tasting food. The menu includes burgers, fish entrees, and a variety of appetizers. Prices are moderate, and they offer a full menu. The pub strives for a customer-friendly atmosphere.

Single Shot
611 Summit Ave. E.
Seattle, WA 98102
(206) 420-2238

Single Shot is located in Capitol Hill on the hill above downtown Seattle. The menu is not traditional fare, as this is not the traditional bar. All the ingredients for the food is local and farm fresh. The drinks are out-of-this-world, ranging from the Peacemaker to Damascus with an extensive selection of wine, beer, or coffee drinks. The bar is modern and clean in its design. Both the food and drinks are first class, and this is a 21-year-old establishment.

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The Pumphouse Bar & Grill
11802 N. E. 8th St.
Bellevue, WA 98005
(425) 455-4110

The Pumphouse Bar & Grill is located on the east-side in Bellevue, and is a 21 and over establishment. It is a family owned business that opened in 1978. In true east-side style, the establishment sports the best of everything. It is known for its 10 HD televisions that show all the local and national sporting events. There is something for everyone. The food menu ranges from seafood to burgers and wraps to salads. The drink menu features 18 local micro-brew. The staff is customer service oriented, and the atmosphere is fun.

Bathtub Gin & Co.
2205 2nd Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 728-6069

Bathtub Gin & Co. is a true bar in every sense of the word. Located in Belltown in Gin Alley, this establishment serves a 21 and over crowd in its historic brick building. It’s a great place to meet great people, and enjoy the atmosphere of a small, bartender owned establishment. The focus is on drinks, both traditional and invented. Happy hour is every day between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The entrance is off an alley, and is known as “the wooden door.” The skilled bartenders can create new drinks, as needed, for customers. The atmosphere is friendly and fun.

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Karen Ulvestad is a mother and professional writer/photographer, who lives in the greater Seattle area. She graduated from the University of Washington with a BA in English Composition. Her background is in fitness, travel, photography and writing. She continually researches locations to visit, and/or entertainment opportunities for family outings and/or photo shoots. Her work can be found at