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207 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104
+1 206-622-0209
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
12 Dec 2016
“Let's have a nightcap”
3 weeks ago
“Perfect Pre-game Spot”
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Bar, Pub, American
207 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Central is what you should expect from a Pioneer Square bar. No frills, reasonably priced drinks, and a down to earth crowd. We come here with a group of friends before every Sounders game and it is never overly crowded and is always a good...More

Thank Pasquino3
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Known for a large ratio of DUI arrests, this bar has been a favorite of locals for decades. Lots of beer choices, typical bar food and nearly impossible to gain entry on weekends.

Thank Old P
Reviewed 12 December 2016

It's one of the oldest bars in town. Make sure to sit at the bar. Chat with the bartender and ask about the local spirits. They will know all about it.

Thank Landmeedchen
Reviewed 4 September 2015

I loved this bar the moment I walked it. History, locals, good drinks and a side order of food. All you could ask for when traveling far from home and your own local establishments. I'll make it a regular stop whenever I travel through Seattle.

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We came in for a drink and the band that was playing was super loud. They were playing heavy metal and that's not my favorite. But the drinks were good.

Thank fool4travelin
Reviewed 22 May 2015

The beer was local and cold. The fries were hot. The people were cool. The whole scene was what a great local bar should be. We've lived near and worked in New Orleans for years, and this place feels like a great joint at home.

Thank shunga65
Reviewed 2 August 2013 via mobile

We were told about Central from Dan, our guide from Beneath the Streets. No complaints from my husband and I. It was a rainy day in Seattle and we decided we needed a beer and a snack and this ended up at Central. Truly glad...More

Thank SueTN
Reviewed 11 November 2012

If you want cheap beer, no dress code, and awesome live local music then you must stagger over to the Central. It's small, so expect to share your table with strangers - but this makes it fun. I love this place. Great atmosphere and awesome...More

1  Thank Pud_the_dud
Reviewed 2 March 2012

This place has some pretty cool history behind it and it has been here forever. I went here to listen to my sons band play. After seeing some other folks food, I decided to give it a try. Really good burgers and the tater tots...More

Thank Kenny S
Reviewed 5 July 2010

I come here before every Seahawks game. Cheap boos, good bar food (burgers), great atmosphere.

Thank chumsockeyesalmon
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, American
Breakfast, Lunch
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Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 1st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-622-0209
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