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Zig Zag Cafe

1501 Western Avenue Suite 202, Seattle, WA 98101 (Downtown)
206-625-1146.
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Ranked #29 of 3,429 restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Houston, TX
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Fun eclectic restaurant with GREAT drinks. Zig Zag had such a cool vibe, very intimate and romantic. Great date spot. I'd suggest this as an adult crowd, probably not a good spot for families. We ordered a few different plates for sharing. All were great. We had some cheese puffs that were light and airy. We also had a tuna... More

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Liberty Lake, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The Zig Zag cafe was recommended to us by a couple we met at Pike Brewery, so we went for late night drinks on a Sunday. It did not disappoint! They make fantastic cocktails and the servers were so friendly and accommodating. It was such a good experience that we went back again Monday night after the baseball game!

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Provo, Utah
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

the food was fine and it took a while to come out. I had the house pie. The ambiance is nice and it's right near the waterfront. I was surprised by the lack of flavor considering how highly rated it was.

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Boise, Idaho
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I was directed to Zig Zag by a friend in the restaurant/bar business and he was spot on with the recommendation. I've been back several times since. Zig Zag is in a great location below Pike's Market but is not really affected by the tourist fiasco happening above it. Service is always excellent and the bartenders are at the top... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Had the Caesar salad, risotto, and smoked almonds. They have a wonderful beverage menu and a delightfully right dinner menu.

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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Such a nice sweet chill bar! I always get the port maria and go to gave a low key drink if I am too tired to dance. The bartenders are friendly. Service is good. The owner is very accommodating. I wanted to get my own wine once. They usually don't allow it but they made an exception, charged me a... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

It took my husband and I a while to find the place but once we got there it was totally worth it. Erik the bartender makes de BEST drinks in town!! We are definitely returning on our next visit to Seattle. Thank you so much Erik!!!!

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Kansas City, Missouri
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The owner of Copperworks Distillery recommended this bar to us while we were in Seattle for our first time. It was a little hard to find; we had to ask a local where it was located after we had walked by it twice! But...it was worth the time and effort! We sat at the bar and enjoyed a couple of... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Stopped in for several drinks after work and dinner. Had a modest selection of beers but the cocktails were the stars. I tried two that were pepper liquor based and both were good. Prices were average. Location was difficult to find at first. The atmosphere was pretty good as well; I'd second the "speakeasy" vibe.

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Mission Viejo, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

Could be considered hidden, is located halfway down the stairs. The food was off the charts delicious, the risotto with broccoli, fennel, and leeks was amazing and the bourbon rabbit with polenta cakes was also fantastic. The service was excellent, the ambiance was great, and they offer a vast menu of interesting cocktail concoctions along with beer and wine. Highly... More

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