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The top 50 dive bars in Washington state



What is it about dive bars that keeps us coming back? Maybe it’s the no-frills atmosphere, strong pours, simple bites, or can’t-be-beat prices… But whatever it is, it’s got us all hooked. If you’re looking for a change from the regular watering hole, we’ve compiled a list of the Top 50 Dive Bars in Washington that should be added to your Yelp Bookmarks Collection immediately.

Methodology: This is an all-time list of the Top Dive Bars in Washington State according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the Dive Bars category on Yelp, then ranked those spots using a number of factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews. This list looked at businesses in Washington State. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of August 1, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of August 1, 2022.

1. Thunderbird Tavern – Seattle, WA

2. Bait Shop – Seattle, WA

3. Pie Dive Bar – Snohomish, WA

4. Seattle Beer Co – Seattle, WA

5. Speckled & Drake – Seattle, WA

6. Marco Polo Bar & Grill – Seattle, WA

7. The Brotherhood Lounge – Olympia, WA

8. The Beach Bar at Birch Bay – Blaine, WA

9. 2 Fingers Social – Seattle, WA

10. The Twilight Exit – Seattle, WA

11. 9 LB Hammer – Seattle, WA

12. The Old Edison – Edison, WA

13. The Sloop Tavern – Seattle, WA

14. The Kraken Bar & Lounge – Seattle, WA

15. Steve’s Bar & Grill – Bellevue, WA

16. Waterwheel Lounge – Seattle, WA

17. Unicorn – Seattle, WA

18. Shorty’s – Seattle, WA

19. Pacific Inn Pub – Seattle, WA

20. Streamline Tavern – Seattle, WA

21. Darrell’s Tavern – Shoreline, WA

22. Leny’s Place – Seattle, WA

23. Targy’s Tavern – Seattle, WA

24. Palmers East – Redmond

25. Baranof – Seattle, WA

26. The Roanoke – Seattle, WA

27. Uncle Mo’s Snappy Inn – Renton, WA

28. Central Tavern – Kirkland, WA

29. Caroline Tavern – Seattle, WA

20. Blue Moon Tavern – Seattle, WA

30. Captain Blacks – Seattle, WA

31. The Bearded Ginger – Spokane, WA

32. Bar House – Seattle, WA

33. Eastlake Zoo Tavern – Seattle, WA

34. Beaver Inn – Bellingham, WA

35. Fat Moose Bar & Grill – Woodland, WA

36. Corner Pocket – Seattle, WA

37. H&H Tavern – Issaquah, WA

38. Mootsy’s – Spokane, WA

39. Joe’s Bar and Grill – Seattle, WA

40. Cap Hansen’s Tavern – Bellingham, WA

41. Sellberg’s Tavern – Vancouver, WA

42. Pied Piper Pub – Kent, WA

43. Long Beach Tavern – Long Beach, WA

44. The Underground Saloon – Seattle, WA

45. Al’s Tavern – Seattle, WA

46. Soundview Tavern – Everett, WA

47. Pony – Seattle, WA

48. Corner Bar and Grill – Anacortes, WA

49. Simcoe Cafe – Goldendale, WA

50. Brickyard Pub – Federal Way, WA

Whether you visit one or visit them all, be sure to let us know on Yelp – we’d love to see your adventures!

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