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The Observatory

15 S Howard St, Spokane, WA 99201-3804
+1 509-598-8933
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 Jul 2018
“Good drinks, okay food”
28 Jun 2017
“Lucky find!”
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Bar, Pub
15 S Howard St, Spokane, WA 99201-3804
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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We went here for dinner but I think it’s better to go here just for drinks or for lunch. The staff was friendly and the drinks were great, but the food was just okay. Not very fresh or unique. It’s open late into the night...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Truly great food, prices and the friendliest bar keep ever! So glad we checked this place out on our way home to Canada.

1  Thank Sue C
Reviewed May 27, 2017

I walked past this bar while wondering around Spokane and popped in for a beer and light dinner and instantly felt at home. The staff is amazing and welcoming. They immediately knew I was from out of town maybe its because I was sitting at...More

1  Thank BW253
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Went for a late lunch with friends. Awesome service. I had a fresh squeezed gray hound drink, we split the Cuban sandwich. Salad with the Cuban was great as well. Very good food, very good service.

1  Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed August 19, 2016

This new startup has already won over the food service industry of Spokane making it the post-work hangout for people who know what's good. With great food and a good beer selection at a reasonable price this place is up and coming. I can't wait...More

1  Thank Dana L
Reviewed April 26, 2016

We rolled into town pretty late, and since it was my boyfriends birthday we decided to try and celebrate it before we crashed. We had made a few stops but nothing was worth mentioning til we got here. Hungry and thirsty, they took good care...More

1  Thank debobaggins
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 S Howard St, Spokane, WA 99201-3804
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Spokane
  • Phone Number: +1 509-598-8933
  • E-mail
This family owned bar, restaurant and music venue has a neighborhood feel right downtown. Come here to eat affordable gourmet paninis and have delicious drinks. Be on the look out for our live music and events we host in our venue!
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