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West 5

Map & Directions 4539 California Ave. S.W.
Seattle, WA 98116
  • Bar Food
  • Sun 10am-12am, Mon-Thu 11am-12am, Fri 11am-1am, Sat 10am-1am
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Takeout, Catering, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Not Accepted
  • Street


Seattle Weekly's Description

West 5 is a meeting place for West Seattle's mid-30s social set, with stools designed to enhance late-night conversations and a big table in the back that's perfect for birthday gatherings. The sloppy joe is heavy on red peppers and tastes an awful lot like a Manwich. The Reuben and the halibut sandwich are almost always right on, as is the popular mac and cheese. The meatloaf sandwiches work well, but the health-conscious can also fill up on a dinner salad. Vaguely retro decor and kitschy yellow bar stools add a nostalgic touch without going over the top. For dessert go for the chocolate souffle.

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  • Eric T. on 12/02/10

    In the former home of West Seattle Speedway & Hobby, West 5 serves up moody cocktails in a cavernous bar redolent of mid-century Northwest bar culture nostalgia. Go easy with their dark-and-stormy.

  • Kate H. on 07/30/09

    have the mac n cheese

  • Gay G. on 06/16/10

    Try the best maitai in the free world and say hi to Mike, Toni and Quinn.

  • Syd S. on 09/14/10

    Good vibes. Beautiful staff. Stiff drinks.

  • Paul B. on 05/03/09

    and eat their food.

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