Downtown Is Open

Welcome Back Downtown

Downtown Seattle’s business and nonprofit landscape was significantly altered by COVID-19. Today, more workers and visitors are returning to the center city, helping put downtown on a steady path to recovery. Help support downtown arts and cultural venues, retailers, restaurants and other businesses by using our directory below. Updated regularly, it features over 500 listings, including hours of operation and neighborhood. See you downtown!


Meal Types


Restaurants & Bars

Photo by 84 Yesler

84 Yesler

Creative local and global bites such as pasta, steak and seafood dishes are served at this cozy eatery. Now open for limited indoor dining – reservations recommended! 


A Mano

Upscale boutique focused on luxury artisan footwear and handbags from Italy plus handmade jewelry and accessories.

Restaurants & Bars

Aburiya Bento House

Sushi & grilled Japanese fare including combo boxes, plus beer & sake flights!

Arts & Culture

ACT Theatre

ACT Theatre brings relevant works on contemporary themes to downtown Seattle – theatre for a bold audience. The 2022-23 season features collaborations with other local arts organizations and stories exploring the complex, wondrous truths of ourselves.

Restaurants & Bars

Photo: Aerlume


Inspired by local farmers, Aerlume delights with a menu of pure flavors found in the seasonal bounty of the Pacific Northwest.

Restaurants & Bars


Willkommen to Altstadt! This rustic bierhalle and brathaus specializes in northwest-inspired German fare and a warm atmosphere located in historic Pioneer Square.

Offers can change at the discretion of business owners. Please double-check on their website before making purchases.

There are plenty of safe and clean ways to get downtown, but if you choose to drive, consider visiting for the best parking rates.