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Celtic Swell

Map & Directions 2722 Alki Ave. S.W.
Seattle, WA 98116
  • Bar Food
  • Sun, Tue-Sat 11am-2am, Mon 4pm-2am
  • MasterCard, Visa, American Express
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Not Accepted
  • Street


Seattle Weekly's Description

From the Celtic Swell's perch on Alki Beach, the lights of the city sparkle on the horizon, and glowing green and white ferries drift past; it just might be the nicest Irish pub in town. The small space boasts high-backed mahogany booths facing an elegant and expertly stocked bar, with Guinness and Smithwick's as the premier on-tap offerings. A tall Irish root beer ($7) tastes like one, but instead contains Coke, spiced rum, and Guinness. Folk and Celtic singers hold court a couple evenings a week, and opposite them on the back wall is a digital sign counting down the seconds until St. Patrick's Day. But with the Swell's good music, friends, and ale (oh, and that view!), there's something to celebrate every day.

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  • Seattle Weekly on 01/19/11

    Delicious draughts are $1 off during happy hour. Try the cheese fries!

  • Mike L. on 10/29/10

    Go on Wednesday and listen to traditional Irish songs by Erin. Share the Guinness dessert. PS watch out for Tom on Friday, he will request twenty Tom Petty songs.

  • T3 H. on 10/22/10

    Friday night music rocks. "it's my chevy VAN!"

  • John B. on 08/25/10

    Jeremy and Jess are often at the bar. Tell them they rock!

  • Harry K. on 12/09/09

    the Swell Burger is swell

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