Bookstore Bar & Cafe

It was a dark and stormy night...How does your story begin? The Bookstore Bar & Café is your cozy safe harbor from the world's travails.

Classic cocktails, high end whisk(e)y, craft brew and progressive food.

[02/14/17]   We have one more 2 top table available for our lovers menu in our Author's Corner space! DM us!

These biscuits will soon make their way on the brunch menu.

It's Whisky Wednesday! 20% off all of our nearly 200 whiskies after 5pm! Come on down to The Bookstore Bar & Cafe, after all, Baby it's cold outside.

Meet 16 Unsung Culinary Heroes Behind Your Favorite Restaurants

Proud parent alert! Our line cook and culinary monster, Jody Morris was named one of Zagat's 2016 'Unsung Culinary Heroes.' We couldn't do it without you, Jody - thanks for working hard every single day! What would a top-rated pasta restaurant be without perfectly-rolled cavatelli? Or an award-winning Mexican joint without hundreds of freshly made tortillas? When it comes to culinary success, executive chefs and general managers usually get all the attention (and awards). But today we're ...

Holiday Dining 2016: Christmas Eve (and Christmas) Dinner in Seattle

Thank you Seattle Met Magazine and Allecia Vermillion for the write up! Tickets for our Christmas Eve dinner are now on sale! Tis the season to make a reservation.

It's First Thursday! Stop in to The Bookstore for a splash on your walk down first avenue to Pioneer Square's Art Walk. #firstthursday #pioneersquareseattle #bookstorebarandcafe

We love it when Eater Seattle calls us 'essential.'
(Especially our Chicharrónes)

Where to Eat on Thanksgiving Day in Seattle Dine out on this decadent holiday and leave the cooking and cleanup to the professionals

Videos (show all)

Library Bistro and Bookstore Bar - How To Make Mayonnaise
Bookstore Bar - How To Make The Last Word Cocktail
Get The Buck Chowdah Here!
National S'mores Day!


Culinary Team

Executive Chef - Eric Rivera




Catering Groups Kids Outdoor Reserve Takeout Waiter Walkins


Breakfast Coffee Dinner Drinks Lunch

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1007 1st Ave
Seattle, WA

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 12am
Tuesday 7am - 12am
Wednesday 7am - 12am
Thursday 7am - 12am
Friday 7am - 12am
Saturday 8am - 12am
Sunday 8am - 12am
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