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“Wow”
Review of Canon

Canon
Ranked #407 of 4,304 Restaurants in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed December 31, 2013

This place was remarkable. Incredible experience. Must try the silky martini - best drink I ever had. Gin mixed with liquid nitrogen! The food is fantastic too - must haves are the pork belly sliders and braised brisket. The service was great - A must do in Seattle.

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Thank Jematra
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Reviewed December 21, 2013

You have to see the list of liquor to believe it. Fifty years old and older and some 4 digit prices for a drink. All cocktails are made with skill and precision. We were going to dinner elsewhere but we decided to have something to eat at Canon. Even the $4 appetizers are excellent. I would pay several dollars more for the Angostura Bourbon nuts and will order them the minute I sit down next time we go there. Sit at the bar and hope (or order it yourself) that you get to see the Campfire in Georgia cocktail made. It is $18 but looked to be worth it.

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Thank rkatao
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Reviewed November 21, 2013

Canon is small and intimate. They have an encyclopedic list of whiskies, both American and Scotch. The staff is attentive and expert at making and presenting a variety of excellent drinks. I tend to start with what Canon calls roulette , which is a way of saying you pick the booze and let the bartender whip something up. Our bartender asked if I had any flavor preference and proceeded to make me a delightful spicy/sweet bourbon drink with house made bitters, an orange infusion and few other ingredients I can't remember.
Also had the Skull and Blackberries, a drink worth it for the presentation as much as the taste. the drink is mixed and poured and then served on a plate, under a dome filled with smoke. it smells like your grandfather's pipe tobacco and was obviously very popular.
The food was nothing special, but the oysters were nice and the truffle butter was wonderful.
If you appreciate good bartending, novel cocktails and a nice atmosphere Canon is the place.

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Thank dave p
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

This place is reminiscent of a speakeasy but instead offers the ambiance of a library drinking room. Do yourself a favor and order the Lion's Tail and order something special off a top shelf. It's the perfect place to learn about new spirits and savor the ones you already love.

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Thank Iamwashable
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

Canon is by far my favorite place to drink in the city. The ambience of the wood paneled interior is impossible to beat, as is the inventiveness of the cocktails. A recent visit had us served "Milk and Cookies" - a milk, angostura, and scotch mixture - in a lunchbox complete with cookies and an Archie comic. Other drinks are equally amazing, like the Campfire in Georgia that does indeed include its own smoky fire. Canon is dedicated to alcohol - the bar is stained with Angostura bitters, and the menu covers are made from spent beer mash. Few other places in the country are able to be mentioned in the same breath as this place.

Thank kathodez
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