Not to be a snob, but I really didn’t expect to find one of the best “gin joints in all the towns in all the world”
in Seattle, Washington, but I really LOVED the ambiance (and the drinks) at the new Havana Social Club.
Their description even reads cool, “Envision the bustling lobby of an old hotel in an aging city. As time passes and luster fades, an atmosphere of timeless yet worn elegance emerges. Vibrant color complements dark mahogany and lush vegetation. The place takes on the air of an old social club, with a modern twist.”
And as you sidle up to the vintage marble bar, surrounded by Seattle’s B.P. and potted palms, you can choose from an extensive collection of brews to bubblies, or rums and tequilas that can be crafted into old-fashioned favorites or some wild new concoction. And if you’re hungry, the staff will gladly order a delicious crisp-blackened pizza from Via Tribunali, across the street.
A couple of Insider Tips:
There’s no street signage — you enter through the black awning in the parking lot across from Caffe Vita.
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday nights feature DJs, so wear your dancing shoes.
A: 1010 East Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98122
T: 206.323.CUBA (2822)