Support Our Hood
Much has changed on Capitol Hill in the last few years, and we are honored to be sharing the streets with many great businesses. Check out the Neighborhood Business profiles to acquaint yourself with what is becoming one of the most cultural rich and vibrant neighborhoods in the country. If you’r visiting Capitol Hill for the first time, or the 1000th time, explore all of what it has to offer, and use this list to plan your weekend experience. Check in for specific CHBP specials and deals that neighborhood businesses will be offering leading unto, and during the festival!
Here’s a list with links of where to go and what to do:
The finest skateboard shop in Seattle. Supporting the local since 2001.
Carrying Vans, Nike SB, Converse, Adidas and more.
Every Saturday from 11-3, Century Ballroom opens its doors to house an eclectic mash up of vintage, furniture, home goods and hand made. The market is intended to create a community atmosphere centered on supporting local small business. Shoppers and Vendors wanted! New vendors each week.
Since 1982, The Crypt Stores have been dedicated to serving our community. We aim to provide leather, fetish, club & fashion wear in a healthy and supportive environment.
Located in the heart of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood business district, The Elliott Bay Book Company is a full service bookstore, home to over 150,000 titles, set on cedar shelves in a multi-level, inviting unique atmosphere.
Everyday Music stores specialize in used CDs, DVDs, and records, but also carry a wide variety of new discs and vinyl. Each location stockes over 100,000 CDs and records.
Frame Central first opened its doors in 1995. Currently we have 9 stores conveniently located in Seattle and the greater Portland area.
First 10 people to buy $100 in product, receive a pair of passes to CHBP, day of choice
Purveyor of fine oddities & fabulous vintage treasures: Skulls • Vintage Sunglasses • Cowboy Boots • Bats •Mid-Century Lamps • Vintage Jewelry • Art • Swank • Vintage Playboys • Toys • Skinny Ties • Tiki • Instruments • Seattle World’s Fair
Retail therapy is boutique where you can find all your favorite things. Located on Capitol Hill at 905 E Pike St. This colorful shop is filled with coveted jewelry clothing and gifts.
First 10 to spend $250, receive a pair of 3-day passes to CHBP 2013
Coolest store on the hill. Spend all day long checkin’ it out.
Start with the furniture but dont miss the selection of awesome sunglasses, rad books, sweet jewelry. open late at night; just like in a real city.
Purveyor of beautifully designed and thoughtfully curated fashion and objects.
First 10 to spend $100+, receive a pair of passes to CHBP 2013, day of choice!
There’s more vinyl in this record shop than pretty much any other place I’ve seen around! This is an especially great shop if you’ve got eclectic taste in music. – Yelp Reviewer
RESTAURANTS / BARS / CAFE’S
Ballet Vietnamese Restaurant serves fresh authentic Vietnamese dishes daily. Ballet is Capitol Hill’s humble champ of routinely tasty Asian food, served by extremely nice people. Come enjoy a relaxed dining experience.
In the winter of 1964, Mario Vellotti emigrated from Naples, Italy to live and work on Mulberry Street in New York City. Mario joined his brother and uncle in the family business, opening their world-famous pizzerias in all five Burroughs. Big Mario is in Seattle now…enjoy!
Bimbos Cantina (formerly known as Bimbo’s Bitchin’ Burrito Kitchen) rolled its first burrito in 1995. Open from noon until 2AM everyday. The kitchen serves food from noon until midnight.
At boom, we offer fresh ingredients, and recipes that are authentically Japanese or inspired by trends that we have noticed during our travels and dining in Tokyo. From hot soup and noodles, to items prepared on the wok, to chilled noodle dishes, to a variety of small plates, we hope we have created a healthy range of options for everyone.
We’ve been roasting coffee in Seattle since 1995. Locally owned and artisanally roasted, we now operate nine cafes in the Pacific Northwest, a roasteria cafe in New York City, and will soon expand to Los Angeles.
Cupcake Royale was founded in 2003 as Seattle’s first cupcake bakery and café. The best part of is that our cupcakes are paired with delicious artisan espresso under the house brand of Verite Coffee.
Stream Punk Meets Silent Hill in Seattle’s Capitol Hill newest social networking candle lit bar, Grim’s. Also inside, The Woods, and the Butterfly Room.
24 hour diner/ neighborhood bar. Bar opens at 6am, closes at 2am every day. Huge portions of traditional diner food served 24/7. Will have Capitol Hill’s best happy hour. A close cousin of The 5 Point Cafe in Belltown.
Let us be your refuge in the Block Party storm. Oddfellows is a place to enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus a late-night cafe and bar serving seasonal, rustic fare in the heart of Capitol Hill’s most dynamic neighborhood, the Pike/Pine corridor. Your living room for homemade baked goods, market salads, roasted chicken, or a classic cocktail since 2008.
Free Fry Fridays
At Poquitos we strive to present authentic Mexican cuisine prepared with ingredients that are the best of both worlds- outstanding local sourcing for our meats and produce; unique and direct sourcing for items essential to honoring the culinary traditions of Mexico.
Welcome to Quinn’s - Scott and Heather Staples’ (of Restaurant Zoe) gastropub located at 10th and Pike on Capitol Hill
Oh my goodness! The food here is so good! It’s authentic (in a street food sort of way), delicious, and cheap! The last time I was there, I had two chicken tacos and a fountain drink, and spent just over five dollars. -Yelp Reviewer
A new addition to the Capitol Hill neighborhood, Sam’s Tavern offered up top notch specialty gourmet burgers, endless fries using locally sourced ingredients, from scratch recipes, and locally sourced fresh buns.
The Tin Table is hidden away in the Odd Fellow’s Building on the 2nd floor across from Century Ballroom. Serving a full menu until 1am, with early and late Happy Hours Sun-Thur. Whether you’re in the mood for a glass of Champagne and a cheese plate, or steak frites and a classic cocktail, you can find it there. No dancing required.
For months before the Unicorn opened, locals watched as the ornate back bar and antique taxidermy took place, turning the new business into one of Seattle’s most uniquely loved drinkeries.
Via Tribunali has been called “more authentic than the pizzerias of Naples,” and even though that is a flattering exaggeration, it is fair to say that our pizzerias have grown out of an almost unnatural passion for the food and wine of Southern Italy.
BARS / NIGHTCLUBS
Offering a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy a world-class drink. Guests can choose from 29 different draught beers from around the world or from our diverse and carefully chosen wine list. Our liquor selection is extensive and includes the largest selection of premium and specialty vodkas in the state.
A subterranean salvation bathed in red light and cozy corner booths.
Capitol Hill’s hottest destination for those with an affection for great live music. With shows daily, classic pinball and arcade games, and one of the area’s best happy hours, the Comet is a great place to stop in for a drink any day of the week.
At the bar, an extensive collection of rums and tequilas line the shelves. Women and men sip painstakingly hand-crafted cocktails garnished with colorful paper umbrellas.
The Lobby Bar is Seattle’s newest LGBT lounge. Located on Capitol Hill, we feature hand-crafted cocktails and locally brewed beers served by some of the friendliest bartenders around.
Cocktail bar connected to Neumos, also the official box office of Neumos & Capitol Hill Block Party
Purr cocktails is a full service bar and lounge in the Capitol Hill area of Seattle Washington. The bar offers a menu of freshly prepared mexican dishes.
A PLACE FOR WOMEN… AND ALL ARE WELCOME. Women owned and operated since 1984.
ARTS / MUSIC / ENTERTAINMENT
Annex Theatre is a democratic collective of theatre artists dedicated to creating bold new work in an environment of improbability, resourcefulness, and risk.
Capitol Hill’s newest night club. Located right under Neumos, BARBOZA brings a more intimate setting, with a capacity of 200.
Century has been a mainstay on Capitol Hill for over 15 years. If you’ve never been inside, it’s worth stopping by. There are dances seven nights a week in multiple spaces; Salsa, Swing, West Coast Swing, Waltz, Argentine Tango, and lessons nightly. Don’t be afraid…
We pride ourselves on artist and customer satisfaction alike. We are involved in local community organization, annually hosting benefit concerts for organizations like the Vera Project, KEXP & Amnesty International.
Showcasing dedicated, professional artists, Vermillion offers art, wine, beer, cocktails, and a daily seasonal menu in a unique, comforting setting.
Based in the belief that “every child has a right to clean water,” A Child’s Right cleans contaminated water—making it safe for drinking—for children in urban poverty. Using world-class ultra-filtration technology (as is used by global food chains), A Child’s Right equips organizations serving children (like schools, hospitals, and orphanages) in Asia and East Africa to possess reliably safe water. The model is built on locally sustainable solutions, world-leading water purification technology, and strong collaborative partnerships with organizations serving children in the greatest need.
Crybaby Studios is a 24 hr. professional recording studio located on Capitol Hill in the heart of the Seattle music scene. Book out the studio a month at a time for a double concept album or just the weekend for a quick demo or anything in between. Hourly slots are available for easy voice over and editing projects or drum tracking.
At Emerson Salon we have a philosophy that we can provide our customers with what the want: consistent, high-quality hair services at reasonable prices. We do this by focusing on what matters most to you, your hair. It is our opinion that this intense focus on cutting and coloring has allowed Emerson Salon to become the best hair salon on Capitol Hill in Seattle.
Gary Manuel Aveda Institute makes its home in the heart of Seattle’s vibrant Capitol Hill’s Pike/ Pine neighborhood, which is full of young, hip adults known for expressing their creativity and individual personal style.
First 10 ladies to reserve a massage for the weekend of block party, receive a pair of passes, day of choice
A relaxing spa getaway for women in the heart of Seattle. Reminiscent of the ancient bath houses, this women’s spa has a hot tub, sauna, steam room, cold showers, and more.
Seattle’s most unique event and party hall isn’t a hall at all. It’s Sole Repair Shop. Our distinctive space makes any Seattle event, private party, meeting or reception special. With a full service bar and catering we can offer you the very best for your party experience.
Seattle based tattoo shop owned by world famous tattoo artist Damon Conklin.
The SweatBox is one of the oldest Bikram Yoga studios in Seattle. Established in 2001, The SweatBox is considered a Capitol Hill institution. For the last 11 years, The SweatBox has proudly served Capitol Hill and for the last 5 years, the Northend of Seattle with our Shoreline studio.
A creative agency with offices in Seattle, Chicago and Los Angeles. Founded in 1995, the award-winning agency is a collective of artists and producers that focus on the creation of integrated connections between brands and consumers in converging media.
Sex Toys for a passionate world – vibrators, dildos and other adult toys at Babeland.
Barrio combines Mexican cuisine with innovative craft cocktails in an energetic urban environment. Our menu takes a modern approach to Mexican Cuisine, with an emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients.
Blick’s first catalog originated in 1911. Today, Blick Art Materials remains the premier art supply source for professional artists, students, and teachers, and continues to be a family-owned business.
Encouraging the process of sustainability since 1995. Seattle’s resource for modern eco-conscious clothing and toys for Women, Kids, Toddlers, and Babies.
While our specialty lies with Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo and other Italian marques, we do inventory a selection of other European luxury vehicles.
High 5 Pies are a perfect blend of old fashioned goodness with some exciting seasonal offerings to satisfy the most modern cravings.
Ltd. Art Gallery is a premiere gallery destination for Contemporary and Pop Fine Art. Ltd Specializes in showcasing the talents of many of today’s top artists who combine the worlds of modern, pop, surrealist, and low brow art with iconic universes created in Pop Culture. During the weekend of CHBP, L.td will be hosting their RAYGUNS + ROBOTS! art show. Check it out!
Renowned for its Northern Italian cuisine, La Spiga is authentic enough in both food and ambience to make you feel a wave of nostalgia, even if you’ve never been to Emilia-Romagna.
Manhattan is a casual steakhouse with a variety of seating options for groups of all sizes, from cozy couples to large parties.
We thrive on creating sweet, creamy satisfaction for all to enjoy. Like our flavors, our team is an amazingly perfect blend of classic and eclectic with a few surprises swirled in for something extra special.
Paris Eastside brings an Eclectic French Lifestyle to Capitol Hill. Stop in at our very central location on Pike Street to find some great gifts, “des petits riens”, for your house or your friends. For a more enriching experience, call ahead or visit us online to schedule a French cooking class for you and your coworkers, your family, or whomever!
Plum Bistro offers and represents the change that is inevitable for the planet’s survival. Providing a green, sustainable menu, Plum—a part of HQI (Hillside Quickie Inc)—is a 100% vegan and organic company that has crossed many socio-economic and socio-cultural barriers for well over 25 years, developing a wide appeal with vegans and non-vegans alike.
Featuring over 400 medicinal and culinary herbs & spices, just not the one you need a prescription for – that’s a different apothecary.
In 1832 the Pioneer Inn and Tavern Law legalized drinking in public bars and saloons. Nearly another century after Prohibition’s repeal, left only with fond memories and old bar manuals, the art of mixing drinks is alive today thanks to the efforts of dedicated bartenders, historians and drinkers alike.
Established in 2008, Throwbacks Northwest specializes in vintage/deadstock/retro sportswear, headwear & accessories.