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The Central Saloon

207 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104-3460
+1 206-622-0209
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Seattle's Oldest Saloon Invites You In

Located on 1st Avenue in Seattle in the heart of Pioneer Square, The Central Saloon is a welcoming... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Diane B
Kent, Washington
Historic bar with loads of character

Located just a 2 minute walk from the Pioneer Square Hotel this pub proved not only convenient for... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
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21 Jun 2017
“Seattle's Oldest Saloon Invites You In”
29 Sep 2016
“oldie but goodie”
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 02:00
207 1st Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104-3460
+1 206-622-0209
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Located on 1st Avenue in Seattle in the heart of Pioneer Square, The Central Saloon is a welcoming bar with a full tavern menu. The space is open and inviting inside with a handful of small tables for outside seating. They advertise live music every...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Located just a 2 minute walk from the Pioneer Square Hotel this pub proved not only convenient for us to visit but was a great place to enjoy a cold beer. Not only that but the chicken pizza proved to be an enjoyable meal bursting...More

Thank walshy1160
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Good pints, great food. Atmosphere is old school and interesting. Listen for the server to tell you about the under ground history of the place.

Thank Gary K
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

The Central Saloon became my go-to place during a trip to Seattle this past fall. It's in a great location within walking distance to the Seahawks and Mariners' stadiums, Pioneer Square and the waterfront. I believe it's Seattle's oldest saloon. The walls are covered in...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 15 October 2015

I got to know this place because was one of our stops at the Stalking Seattle Tour and when it finished, I get to The Central to visit one of the places where Nirvana or other bands used to play. Great beers and good atmosphere...More

Thank Heytraveller
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Seattle's oldest continuously running saloon still keeping the original spirit of Pioneer Square alive. Early home to Pearl Jam, Nirvana and Soundgarden, among others. Great mix of all ages, surprisingly good food, and the coolest, friendliest bartenders you could ever meet.

Thank CZProf
Reviewed 11 February 2015

This place is much more than a bar or a place to listen to some live music. This place is where Hard Rock takes place in Seattle. Lots of history with Nirvana/Alice in Chains/Pearl Jam/etc. A must go for Rock fans. Besides that the burger...More

Thank Pedro R
Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

We have come here an average of ten times a year- mainly before Seahawks games. Food, beverages, and service have all dropped. Breakfast and their burgers went from pretty good- to poor- the fries were cold, quality of all down over the last year. They...More

Thank chumsockeyesalmon
Reviewed 3 September 2013

In town for a Timbers, Sounds game. We went in search of a bar within walking distance of the stadium. Even though we were supporting the Timbers we we're greeted with open arms and friendly banter. Sitting on the patio, we were warmly engaged by...More

Thank Lavabear60
Reviewed 20 July 2012

time marches on and is very evident in this rustic old place. It is nice to see that the place is still running and doing well.

Thank Michael C
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Vivica C
10 December 2015|
Response from CZProf | Reviewed this property |
The Pioneer Square Best Western on Yesler. Or the Vintage Park, Monaco and Alexis a few blocks further away, all Kimpton hotels. Or The Arctic Club.