Ah, happy hour. The time of day that many hardworking Seattleites look forward to the most. If you’re one of these people, we totally get it. After all, Seattle is home to some of the foremost drinking establishments in the country! Whether you have a hankering for a fancy schmancy cocktail or just a good old-fashioned glass of wine or beer, there’s a place that’s serving it up special! So, without further ado, let’s explore the best happy hour in downtown Seattle near Cyrene Apartments.


At Cyrene Apartments, we know Lecosho well since it’s literally right next door to us. Every day, between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., you’re given the opportunity to enjoy high-end drinks and European-inspired bites without breaking the bank. Wines and cocktails will run you $5, beers on tap are only $3, and the food specials vary. Given Lecosho was named one of the best new restaurants in Seattle, you know you’re getting an awesome deal here.


There are two things people know about Chan: It’s the only Korean gastropub in Seattle, and the happy hour is epic. With food and drink specials that hover around $6, you can see what makes Chan’s one of the most popular Happy Hours in Downtown Seattle Additionally, at Chan’s you get a true feel for Seattle given it’s located within the historic Pike Place Market.

Radiator Whiskey

Radiator Whiskey is also located in Pike Place Market. With its rustic atmosphere, it makes you feel like you’re walking into a password-protected speakeasy. Fortunately, it’s open to all and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., you get drink specials that range from $4 to $7. Also, we have to suggest one must-try for when you hit up Radiator Whiskey during happy hour – the bourbon margarita. That wasn’t a typo. Bourbon. Margarita. It’s legit.


Seattleites are probably not surprised that RN74 has a popular happy hour in downtown Seattle. It’s extremely well known as a hotspot for dates and special occasions. Luckily, for our residents, Cyrene Apartments is just about a 5-minute walk to RN74. The happy hour is inclusive of beer, wine and cocktail specials, as well as small and large plates of French-American cuisine.

Zig Zag Cafe

With a chill and comfortable atmosphere, Zig Zag is the optimal space for forgetting about your busy and stressful day. Happy hour occurs every weekday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and features an incredible deal – $4 off house cocktails. This is huge considering that cocktails are serious business at Zig Zag. In fact, one of their bartenders was actually named the “Best Bartender in America”. Enough said.

Alibi Room

It’s probably not a bombshell that the Alibi Room has an impressive happy hour in downtown Seattle. This is another spot that offers a cool speakeasy feel. If you ever have any trouble finding it, just remember one thing – it’s across from Seattle’s famous Gum Wall. The Alibi is famous for thin crust pizzas and craft cocktails, and the happy hour happens every day from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Umm, happy hour for six hours a day? Yes, please!

At Cyrene, it’s easy to have a finger on the pulse of what makes the Emerald City great. With a downtown location on Seattle’s waterfront, residents are immersed in the most dynamic and coveted area of the city. Happy hour in downtown Seattle is just the tip of the iceberg!

The Seattle culture is a vital piece of the lifestyle we aim to provide. It gives us the opportunity to perfectly blend an urban and natural state of mind for a seamless transition from the downtown bustle to the comfort of home. We utilize the latest apartment designs for a modern feel, but features such as skylights, balconies and community rooftop decks invite the tranquility of nature.

Are you ready to live in a contemporary, yet warm and welcoming community? Get in touch with Cyrene Apartments today!