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West Five

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4539 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4110
206-935-1966
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast

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  • 11
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Really good

I'm visiting and we went to West Five and the food was amazing, there were things I'd never heard of and we got a bunch of things and shared, the food was really good, the service was good, and the atmosphere was cool and definitely made me think Seattle. I would no doubt go again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Cassidy T
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Spokane, Washington
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English first
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Cool funky restaurant right in the heart of West Seattle. I always plan to stop by here when I am down visiting friends and West 5 never disappoints.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Fun and funky restaurant with an eclectic menu. We've gone for lunch and dinner several times just 2 and with a larger group. Service is always friendly and fun. Kind of hard to get seating for 6 or more.

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Spokane, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I'm visiting and we went to West Five and the food was amazing, there were things I'd never heard of and we got a bunch of things and shared, the food was really good, the service was good, and the atmosphere was cool and definitely made me think Seattle. I would no doubt go again.

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Montreal, Canada
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

One of the best and reasonably priced small plates,a choice of a good red and white and great Mai Tai.Their chili and corn chowder both super delicious.Nice friendly service at the bar.

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Seattle, Washington
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I went here for lunch with my son and it looked very local and friendly. The decor was kind of 50s/60s in the bar stools. I'd say it was a little off putting to be met with a very expansive bar, when I was there for its meatloaf sandwich or BLT. It seems to say this is more important, when... More 

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Corinth, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Great food and atmosphere. Reasonably priced and the service and food were great! Had the BLT..the bread was awesome. Friends had the veggie sandwich and the chicken satay. Great homemade slaw and potato salad.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

It was late, cold and raining outside, but inside West 5 was warm, dry and inviting. The menu had lots of delicious options, but I saw Caesar salad and I was happy. Almost. My husband and one son each had the soft tacos with beef. My husband loved his, my 8 yr old, not so much. Our 10 yo had... More 

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Everett, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We found out about West 5 from a friend of my wife. The decor has a very 60's bowling alley feel and it a lot of fun. It has a very active bar scene (even on Saturday morning) and seems popular with a young crowd. The food is very good and is reasonably priced. The service was good and our... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I love this place. They are always seeking to improve the menu, to tweak dishes, and it works. Anyone who's been there also knows the bar is fantastic. I go all the time, most of the time with a friend. It's our "go to" in West Seattle. Most recent visit, I had the Cobb salad. Man, that was a plate... More 

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Lake Forest Park, Washington
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

I met a friend for happy hour yesterday. The service was awesome and the drinks were well priced. And the food was very good and very cheap. We shared a couple of $4 items and they were more than enough to munch on for the two of us. Well done. Very comfy place, not pretentious at all, but isn't that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4539 California Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116-4110
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > West Seattle
  • Neighborhood: West Seattle
  • Phone Number: 206-935-1966
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?