Best of 2019: Readers’ Choice Poll Winners

By Seattle magazine staff

December 17, 2019

Our readers' take on the best of Seattle

This article originally appeared in the December 2019 issue of Seattle Magazine.

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This article appears in print in the December 2019 issue as part of our Best of 2019 cover story. Click here to subscribe.

DINING AND DRINKING

Best New Restaurant
Homer
Beacon Hill

Best Neighborhood Restaurant
Oak
Beacon Hill

Best Dive Bar
The Retro Restaurant & Lounge
Downtown

Best Bakery
Macrina
Multiple locations

Best Seafood
Ray’s Boathouse
Ballard

Best Food Truck
Cycle Dogs
Ballard

Best Pizza Place
Pagliacci
Multiple locations

Best Burger Joint
Dick’s Drive-In
Multiple locations

Best Cheap Lunch
Tacos Chukis
Multiple locations

Best Sushi
Sushi Kappo Tamura
Eastlake

Best Dim Sum
Dough Zone
Multiple locations

Best Coffee Shop
Victrola
Multiple locations

Best Farmers Market

Ballard Farmers Market
Ballard

Best Outdoor Dining
Westward
Wallingford

Best Ice Cream Shop
Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream
Multiple locations

Best Cake/Cupcake Shop
Cupcake Royale
Multiple locations

Best Doughnut Shop/Pop-up
Mighty-O Donuts
Multiple locations

Best Grocery Store
PCC Community Markets
Multiple locations

Best New Bar
Life on Mars
Capitol Hill

Best Cocktail Bar
Canon
Capitol Hill

Best Hotel Bar
Fog Room
Downtown

Best Rooftop Bar
Fog Room
Downtown

Best Brewpub
Reuben’s Brews – The Taproom
Ballard

Best Brewery
Fremont Brewing
Fremont

Best Wine Bar
Footprint Wine Tap
Capitol Hill

Best Wine-tasting Room
Alexandria Nicole Cellars
Woodinville

Best Local Distillery
Batch 206 Distillery
Interbay

Best Happy Hour
Patagōn
Downtown

ENTERTAINMENT

Best Casino
Tulalip Resort Casino
Tulalip

Best Gaming/Arcade Venue
Jupiter Bar
Belltown

Best Karaoke
Baranof
Greenwood

Best Bowling Alley
Garage
Capitol Hill

Best Billiards
Garage
Capitol Hill, bowlero.com

Best Pub
Highline Bar
Capitol Hill

Best Gay Bar
Neighbours Nightclub
Capitol Hill

Best Dance Club
Monkey Loft
SoDo

Best Movie Theater
Majestic Bay Theatres
Ballard

Best Comedy Club
The Comedy Underground
Pioneer Square

Best Kids’ Attraction
Pacific Science Center
Seattle Center

Best Trivia Night Bar
Ounces Taproom & Beer Garden
West Seattle

Best Escape Room
Puzzle Break
Multiple locations

ARTS AND CULTURE

Best Museum
Seattle Art Museum
Downtown

Best Art Gallery
Henry Art Gallery
University District

Best Performance/Arts Venue
Paramount Theatre
Downtown

Best Theater Company
The 5th Avenue Theatre
Downtown

Best Dance Ensemble
Spectrum Dance Theater
Madrona

Best Art Walk
Pioneer Square
Pioneer Square

Best Outdoor Concert Venue
Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
Woodinville

Best Arts Festival
Seattle Art Fair
Pioneer Square