The Bookstore Bar & Café

American, Cocktail, Lounge
$ $
1007 1st Ave (at 1st Ave)
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 624-3646
7:00am - 11:00pm
7:00am - 11:00pm
7:00am - 11:00pm
7:00am - 11:00pm
7:00am - 11:00pm
8:00am - 11:00pm
8:00am - 10:00pm



  • One of my favorite spots in the city to catch up with a friend. High booths, comfortable seating and it's not too loud. The breakfast and brunch are amazing--something for everyone.
  • Crystal is a kick ass bartender.
  • Best tasting Jam!!! This place is delish.
  • Cute spot for happy hour and snacks!
  • They have great books here... Cough drinks
  • Try thier monthly tastings.
  • The oysters are outstanding. If nothing else, stop in and try a dozen.
  • Service is super slow but fish and chips and bloodymary pretty good
  • Good concept, frustratingly lackadaisical service.
  • Good cocktails well made. And if not sure, sweet vermouth on ice will make anyone happy
  • Great vegetarian options! Delicious food :-). Cozy .. Great little hidden gem!!
  • Try the chicken :-)
  • The 'Power Lunch' special is a great deal! Choose from a menu of soups, 1/2 salads, 1/2 sandwiches, or dessert: 2 items for $10 or 3 for $13.
  • Murder, She Wrote. For your perusing pleasure.
  • I have left a coupon for a free drink in a copy of the Umbrella Guide to California Lighthouses at the Bookstore bar. Let me know if you find it!
  • Nice service , food was just alright
  • Just ate a delightful breakfast here - their granola is phenomenal, tastes like a German pfefferneuse cookie, and the raspberry jam for my English muffin was bright and tasty. Svc was excellent.
  • The avocado toast is very good
  • Must have breakfast here is delicious and amazing coffee
  • $17 avocado toast offends even my new yorker sensibilities

Nearby places

85 Pike St (at Pine St)
800 Occidental Ave S
801 1st Ave (at Columbia St)