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#1,887 of 2,713 Restaurants in Seattle
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PRICE RANGE
$20 - $30
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Bar, American, Pub

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SOUPS & SALADS​
All soup and salad items are served with grilled rustic bread.
Dressing choices include: 1000 Island, blue cheese, ranch, honey mustard, house french, house balsamic vinaigrette, mild southwest and Greek tzatziki dressing.
Any salad available as a wrap. With a side of fries 1, onion rings 1.5
CAROLINE's GREEK SALAD
Greens and romaine mix topped with sliced kalamata olives, pepperoncinis, tomatoes, cucumbers, served with house Greek tzatziki and finished with fresh crumbled feta cheese.
Small7.50
Large10.00
Fries+1.00
Onion rings+1.50
Southwest BBQ Salad
A four layered delight packed with a crunch. Fried corn tortilla strips topped with fresh chopped romaine, fresh coleslaw mix and your choice of smoked pulled pork or grilled chicken. Finished with house pico de gallo and drizzled in our mild southwest BBQ dressing.
Small6.00
Large8.00
Fries+1.00
Onion rings+1.50
A – B.E.L.T. Salad
Avocado, fresh chopped bacon, sliced hardboiled egg, chopped hearts of romaine lettuce, and diced tomatoes. Topped with house-made croutons and finished with your choice of dressing.
Small7.00
Large9.50
Fries+1.00
Onion rings+1.50
Caesar Salad
Chopped hearts of romaine lettuce and homemade croutons tossed in a delicious caesar dressing. Topped with parmesan cheese.
Small6.00
Large9.00
Fries+1.00
Onion rings+1.50
House Salad
Greens and romaine mix, diced tomatoes, red onions and homemade croutons served with your choice of dressing.
Small4.00
Large6.00
Fries+1.00
Onion rings+1.50
Taco Salad
Fresh flour tortilla bowl filled with crispy romaine, colby cheese, house pico de gallo, black beans, jalapeños, and topped with sour cream and guacamole.
8.00
Fries+1.00
Onion rings+1.50
Homemade Slaw
2.00
Fries+1.00
Onion rings+1.50
STARTERS​
Mexican Lettuce Cups
Ground chorizo sausage sautéed and seasoned with mixed bell peppers and red onions. Accompanied with crisp romaine hearts, sour cream, guacamole, jalapeños and a side of pico de gallo.
9.50
Spicy Honey Hot Wings
Eight pieces glazed with our homemade sweet ‘n spicy wing sauce served with a side of blue cheese or ranch. Eight pieces for 9 / Sixteen pieces for 14 BBQ or smoked habenero flavor for .75
Eight pieces9.00
Sixteen pieces14.00
BBQ+0.75
Smoked habenero+0.75
Quesadilla
Toasty flour tortilla grilled and filled with melted colby jack cheese and house-made pico de gallo and drizzled with our house cilantro cream dressing. Served with sliced jalapeños and pepperoncini. Add chicken or bbq pork for 2. Add chorizo for 2.5
9.00
Nacho Grande
White corn tortilla chips seasoned, piled high and oven baked with black beans and melted colby jack cheese, finished with house pico de gallo, jalapeños and topped with guacamole and sour cream. Add chicken or BBQ pork for 2. Add chorizo sausage for 2.5
Small7.50
Grande11.00
Hummus Plate
Plate of grilled pita slices, house-made hummus, fresh feta, tomatoes, pepperoncinis, carrots, sliced kalamata olives and cucumbers. Add house tzatziki dressing .50
9.50
House tzatziki dressing+0.50
Parmesan Artichoke Dip
Our house-made mixture of seasoned artichoke hearts, red onion, gooey romano and parmesan cheese, baked and served with toasted pita bread.
9.50
Fried Pickle Spears
Four beer battered dill spears fried to golden goodness. Served with tarter sauce or a chipotle aioli.
6.50
Beer Battered Fries
Crispy and delicious. Curry seasoned or traditional. Served with tartar sauce or chipotle aioli. Add chili for 3. Add cheese or bacon for 1.5
4.50
Tarter sauce
A chipotle aioli
Half N Half Onion Rings Black N Tan
Guinness​ and Bass striped beer battered onion rings. Served with tartar sauce or chipotle aioli.
7.50
Tarter sauce
A chipotle aioli
Chips and Salsa
Fresh and seasoned white corn tortilla chips served with house pico de gallo.
5.00
LOFT SAUSAGES & DOGS​
All Dogs and Sausages are served with coleslaw and your choice of beer battered fries or a house or caesar salad.
Onion rings or cup of soup for 1.5
All items may be substituted with a veggie dog at no charge!
El Compadre
¼ Lb spicy chorizo sausage in a toasted french roll, with house honey jalapeño cream cheese, topped with house-made pico de gallo.
10.50
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
Chicago Dog
¼ Lb polish sausage in a fresh roll, topped with tomatoes, onions, green sport peppers, dill pickle wedges and finished with celery salt and yellow mustard.
10.00
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
The Wapple Dog
¼ lb apple pork sausage in a toasted fresh roll with cream cheese and topped with house Fuji apple relish. Add Bacon for 1
10.50
Bacon+1.00
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
Das Brat
German​ bratwurst served in a warm fresh roll, with grilled onions, sauerkraut and topped with inglehoffer stone ground mustard. 10 sea dog polish sausage in a pioneer roll, with cream cheese, inglehoffer stone ground mustard, grilled onions and topped with sauerkraut. Jalapeño cream cheese available.
10.00
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
JIMMY D's BBQ DOG
¼ Lb beef frank in a warm fresh roll, with light mayo, melted colby cheese, drizzled with sweet and spicy BBQ sauce and topped with chopped bacon, red onion and jalapeños.
10.00
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
The All American Dog
¼ Lb beef frank in a warm fresh roll.
8.50
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
Chili Cheese Dog
¼ Lb beef frank in a warm fresh roll covered in our chunky house-made beef chili, colby cheese and red onions. Add bacon for 1
10.00
Bacon+1.00
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
LOFT SLIDERS​
All sliders may be substituted for a garden burger patty or grilled eggplant at no charge!
Add cheese or bacon 1
Three sliders served with beer battered fries.
Classic Cheese Sliders
With your choice of swiss, havarti or american cheese. Topped with light mayo and a thick house pickle slice. Add bacon for 1
9.00
Swiss cheese
Havarti cheese
Bacon+1.00
Cheese+1.00
Bacon+1.00
Garden burger patty
Grilled eggplant
Lil’ Montanas
Topped with cheddar cheese, bacon, light mayo, and sweet ‘n spicy bbq sauce.
9.50
Cheese+1.00
Bacon+1.00
Garden burger patty
Grilled eggplant
LITTLE BAJA's
Topped​ with bacon, swiss and guacamole, topped with house-made pico de gallo.
10.00
Cheese+1.00
Bacon+1.00
Garden burger patty
Grilled eggplant
Purple People Eaters
Grilled, seasoned eggplant, roasted red pepper, melted havarti cheese and mixed baby greens with a chipotle ailoi.
9.50
Cheese+1.00
Bacon+1.00
Garden burger patty
Grilled eggplant
Los Diablos
Covered in house spicy honey wing sauce and topped with coleslaw and jalapeños.
9.50
Cheese+1.00
Bacon+1.00
Garden burger patty
Grilled eggplant
Blackened Blues
With a cajun seasoned patty, swiss cheese and blue cheese dressing.
9.00
Cheese+1.00
Bacon+1.00
Garden burger patty
Grilled eggplant
PORKY's PIGS
House roasted BBQ pulled pork in a sweet ‘n spicy bbq sauce and topped with coleslaw.
9.50
Cheese+1.00
Bacon+1.00
Garden burger patty
Grilled eggplant
MEALS & SANDWICHES​
All Sandwiches are served with coleslaw and your choice of beer battered fries or a house or caesar salad.
Onion rings or cup of soup for 1.5
Reuben Sandwich
Fresh sliced rye bread piled with hot seasoned pastrami, melted swiss cheese and covered in 1000 Island dressing. Topped with hot sauerkraut.
11.50
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
Grilled Tacos
Your choice of grilled chicken, cod, bbq pork, chorizo sausage or black bean veggie mix. Served in three fresh made white corn tortillas on a bed of coleslaw, and topped with house pico de gallo, then drizzled with house-made cilantro cream. Item served à la carte, no sides
9.50
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
Chipotle Turkey Clubhouse
Sliced smoked turkey breast, bacon, tomatoes, red onion and mixed greens, sandwiched between three layers of toasted sliced sourdough with a chipotle aioli.
11.50
Bacon+1.50
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
Grilled Pesto Chicken Sandwich
Grilled​ and seasoned chicken breast on a bed of mixed baby greens and topped with melted havarti cheese roasted red bell peppers and served on grilled ciobatta bread, covered in pesto aioli.
11.00
Bacon+1.50
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
Prime Rib Dip
House roasted prime rib sliced and cooked in au jus, then topped with guiness grilled onions and melted Swiss cheese, served on a fresh toasted roll with au jus.
12.00
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
Cod ‘N Chips
Three cod fillets dipped in our house-made beer batter and served with our house tartar sauce.
11.50
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
Rustic BLT
Thick bacon slices, mixed baby greens and sliced tomatoes between two slices of grilled rustic bread spread with pesto aioli.
9.00
Avocado+1.50
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
Grilled roll piled with house roasted BBQ pulled pork and spread with our house honey jalapeño cream cheese. Topped with sliced jalape- ños regular cream cheese available.
10.50
Beer battered fries
A house
Caesar salad
Onion rings+1.50
Cup of soup+1.50
PIZZA​
BBQ Chicken Pizza
10” thin crust topped with sweet ‘n spicy BBQ sauce, seasoned pulled chicken, red onion, spicy jalapeños and topped with colby jack cheese. Item served à la carte, no sides
14.00
Margherita Pizza
10” thin crust with a garlic and olive oil base, topped with fresh cut roma tomatoes, fresh basil, and Italian and mozzarella cheeses, then drizzled with house-made balsamic reduction. May sub house-made marinara. Add sausage 2.5 Item served à la carte, no sides
12.50
Sausage+2.50
Eggplant Rustica
10” thin crust topped with seasoned and grilled eggplant, mushrooms, caramelized onions, on a garlic and olive oil base then topped with mixed greens and balsamic reduction. Add bratwurst or apple pork sausage for 2.5. Add chicken for 2 Item served à la carte, no sides
12.50
SWEETS​
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Two hot out-of-the-oven chocolate chip cookies. “Almost like my mamma used to make. Served with your choice of a glass of milk or vanilla ice cream. Feeling fancy? Have it with a white russian for 4.5
4.50
White russian+4.50
Seasonal Special
Please​ check with server.
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

Went there for dinner and shuffle board play. A cozy environment with friendly staff and well prepared food. A nice selection of beer topped it off. We like playing shuffle board and that was a major reason for selecting them. This was the only negative...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank K5181EObills
Reviewed April 26, 2017

We sat down and waited for some service. It took a while to get anyone to come over. I noticed there were plenty of employees but they were all chatting with each other at the bar. Finally someone came over and we got a drink....More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank mayrtuck
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I saw the lil event reminder, told my girlfriend and was like lets go check this out for tomorrow night! Wow I couldn't have picked a better place! They had this Chicago polish, it was a mix of Chicago hot dog/Chicago polish's. They had the...More

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Diego_designs
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in with friends for some food and drinks. Really liked all the sandwiches, and especially the wings. The beer menu and drinks were really good. You can get a nice big cold beer here, they don't mess around. Great staff as well!

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Here2Sea
Reviewed July 11, 2015

While enjoying our great summer, we decided to give this place a try. Pretty standard Gastro-pub fare, with burgers, grill and some salads, but not a lot of options. We ordered classic sliders and fish tacos and a couple of beers. Not very crowded on...More

Date of visit: July 2015
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Reviewed June 24, 2015

We visited the Loft the first time with a groupon and we had a stellar experience. The second time around wasn't as pleasant as the first. We were sad that the service and the quality of the food had deteriorated since our first visit. We...More

Date of visit: November 2014
Thank mikewB1308DA
Reviewed January 25, 2015

Full pub menu with great craft beers and excellent service in a trendy neighborhood. Walking distance to hotel, shopping and nightlife. My kind of place.

Date of visit: January 2015
Thank ptm4936
Reviewed October 23, 2014

We really wanted to hit the pizza company, but they weren’t open yet. We were starving after an afternoon of paddle board yoga, so we split the humus plate. It was ok – sides of warm pita, crispy carrots and some cucumbers. I loved the...More

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank eatingcharmcity
Reviewed September 20, 2013

We knew what to expect...sports bar, loud, young crowd...but we didn't think we'd be treated as if we were invisible. After waiting 10 minutes for our server to take our drink order, it was another 10 minutes before she took our food order. She said...More

Date of visit: September 2013
Thank grollett
Reviewed September 3, 2013

We have walked by many times, never stopped, until last Sunday. We went for breakfast. Nice menu selections, with lots of "Benedict" style eggs entrees. The bacon is so GOOD. Since it was such a nice day we took advantage of the outdoor seating. Will...More

Date of visit: September 2013
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