Pubs on 62 Bus Line
Huge, cavernous space with long bar and lots of different beers (64 taps, 300 bottles) and liquor too, as well as plenty of food, including big platters of pommes frites to soak up the beer. Regular festivals featuring barley wines, IPAs, stouts, sours, and barrel-aged beers.
Sister pub to Brouwers
One of Seattle's newest breweries and taprooms, opened and run by former Elysian brewer Steve Luke. Interesting and well-made range of ales and, yes, a pretty good Pilsner lager too.
Elysian Brewing's 3rd location, a roomy bar and restaurant that still gets packed for big events, especially football games.
Popular beer-hall-style taproom plus outdoor beer garden. Line up at the bar for fresh Fremont Brewing standards plus special seasonal offerings and one-offs. New tasting room opening in mid September which will increase the taps to over 20.
A Seattle classic for more than 25 years, with a good range of local and regional craft beers and good pub food. Roomy pub with high ceiling plus an upstairs special-event space. Affiliated with Fiddler's Inn in North Seattle and the Hopvine on Capitol Hill.
Originally on 1st Avenue, near Pike Place Market and a short walk away from the excellent Clouburst Brewing taproom, now relocated to a larger space with excellent views of Elliott Bay and Puget Sound. Super popular with everyone, locals and tourists alike, with wide range of house beers. Beers can be packaged in crowlers to take away, too.
Nanobrewery and pub in converted old house, doing quirky beers with unusual ingredients.
Former tap room for the Elysian brewery, now independent and fully owned by one of Elysian's founders.
A downtown Seattle destination pub and brewery since 1989. Big, rambling, spacious, a showplace for Pike Brewing's range of beers.
Old-school Seattle original, classic old-school tavern near Pike Place market features good pub food and local beers on tap.
Seattle offshoot of the venerable San Francisco pub. There's an on-line beer menu for those who want to see what's on. There's also liquor and a full kitchen. Don't plan on bringing the kids.