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“Make sure your vaccinations are up to date.”
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Tia Lou
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Seattle, Washington
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54 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Make sure your vaccinations are up to date.”
Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

In the growing trend of sleazy Belltown nightclubs Tia Lou's establishes the low bar, hands down. The filthy tables and floors, filthy bathrooms, rude staff, unsavory drunken crowd (don't get me wrong, I like drunken crowds - when they're fun - nothing fun about the crowd here) all add up to a must-miss experience.

The only high point is they have stopped serving their own food. You can now order takeout from the very good Lemongrass Vietnamese restaurant down the street. This markedly reduces your chance of food poisioning.

Sadly, Tia Lou's was a quite good Mexican kitchen back in the day. The new emphasis on a bad-booze experience makes it more aptly named TiaJauna's - but that would be insulting to a Mexican border town.

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English first
seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Jillian Gordon died on 520 in Bellevue”
Reviewed September 20, 2012

after drinking here after hours (past 2am) here feb 22 2012. i guess nobody seems to care because she only killed herself and nobody else was hurt? i feel bad for her family. They deserve to know the truth. and tia lou's should be held responsible for allowing this to go on. this is such a tragedy and didn't have to happen. She didn't deserve this at all.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Rude employees”
Reviewed April 27, 2012 via mobile

Event to order a drink and the bartender was rude and the food had hair in it. There are ants crawling around my table not happy won't be going back ever.

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“Great spot for a few drinks on a warm summer night.”
Reviewed June 24, 2008

Great spot for a few drinks on a warm summer night.

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“Outdoor terrace is great...”
Reviewed December 10, 2007

Outdoor terrace is great during the summertime - potent drinks add to the experience.

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