6 24-Hour Restaurants In Seattle, Washington

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Seattle may be best known for its coffee, so visitors tend to ignore the restaurants in favor of trips to the cafe. This, sadly, is a huge loss for them, as this city in Washington has steadily seen its food scene growing in the past years, culminating in its recognition as one of the top foodie cities in the country. You can take your pick from the different establishments in the area, regardless of whether you’re looking for fast food or fine dining. Flying in late? Don’t worry, because there are also places there that you can grab a bite to eat regardless of what time of day (or night) it is. Take your pick from this list of 24-hour restaurants in Seattle, Washington.

1. The 5-Point Cafe

The 5 Point Cafe
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The 5-Point Cafe lays claim to a number of titles: the longest-run family eatery in Seattle, Belltown’s oldest bar, and the best dive bar in the city. The establishment started operating as a cafe in the 1920s and boasts of offering cheap food and drinks any time of the day. If you’re out and about relatively early, this establishment has a breakfast happy hour. There’s also a happy hour from 4 pm to 6 pm on weekdays, which nets you discounts for some of the food and drinks on the menu.

The 5-Point Cafe

Address: 415 Cedar St, Seattle, WA 98121

Website: The 5 Point Cafe

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily); The bar is open from 6am - 2am (daily)

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2. Lost Lake Cafe & Lounge

Seattle's Lost Lake Cafe & Lounge, 06.14.13
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An all-day breakfast place is a dream come true for a lot of people, and Lost Lake Cafe & Lounge turns those dreams into a reality. They also have other options if you prefer something else besides breakfast items. The chicken fried steak is a must-try. There are vegan options also for those who are health-conscious. If you want to kick back after a long day, there’s a happy hour from 4 pm to 6 pm, where you can get alcoholic drinks at a discounted cost. Be aware that because of its popularity, it sees a lot of customers on a daily basis, so service can be slow some hours of the day.

Lost Lake Cafe & Lounge

Address: 1505 10th Ave, Seattle, WA

Website: Lost Lake Cafe & Lounge

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

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IHOP has certainly established itself as the go-to breakfast place, and its branch in Seattle certainly lives up to its reputation. The pancakes, of course, remain the bestseller of this fast food joint. Besides breakfast items, the menu also offers tried-and-tested American food. If you’re very hungry and are looking for a place to satisfy your hunger, this place should be considered because it serves huge portions.


Address: 950 E Madison St, Seattle, WA

Website: IHOP

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

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4. Beth's Cafe

24 hour restaurants in seattle | beth's cafe
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Beth’s Cafe is also a 24-hour joint that has been recognized several times for being one of the best greasy spoons in Seattle. It is best known for its huge breakfast menu, which includes six variants of a 12-egg omelet, an offering that became famous when it was featured in an episode of “Man v. Food” in 2009. Fancy enjoying your meal with music? There’s a modern jukebox that you can pick tunes from. If you want to walk off what you’ve eaten - Beth’s Cafe offers huge portions - you can check out the doodles and sketches of previous customers posted on the walls.

Beth's Cafe

Address: 7311 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

Website: Beth’s Cafe

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

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5. Coins

Seattle - 13 Coins awning
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Thirteen is often associated with misfortune, but you won’t be unlucky if you grab a meal from 13 Coins. While it looks like a fine-dining restaurant from the outside, this is actually a casual establishment where you can kick back and relax and enjoy your meal, regardless of what time you come in. If you sit by the bar, you can get to watch the cooks prepare the food you ordered - as well as the other customers’. A must-try here is the “Believer”, which is their own take on chicken parmigiana. The best part of this restaurant is its relatively fast service: you don’t have to wait too long before you get your food.

13 Coins

Address: 255 S. King St., Seattle, WA 98104

Website: 13 Coins

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

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6. Memo's Mexican Food Restaurant

Once you’ve tasted Mexican food, it’s safe to say that you will crave for it again and again. If you find yourself getting a case of the munchies for Mexican food at midnight while you’re in Seattle, you’re in luck, because Memo’s Mexican Food Restaurant is right in the city to help you satisfy your cravings. This establishment takes pride in its claim that it serves authentic Mexican food, and at cheap prices to boot. The burritos are must-tries, especially the Washington, the breakfast, and the shrimp variants. If you want to get something healthier, the restaurant also serves vegetarian burritos.

Memo's Mexican Restaurant

Address: 4743 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, b/t 47th St & 50th St, University District

Website: Memo’s Mexican Restaurant

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

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Late-night eats in Seattle

Over the past years, Seattle has been known for many things: the birthplace of the biggest coffee chains in the world, the Space Needle, and Mount Rainier. Recently, a new item has been added to the list: the amazing food culture of Seattle. Be sure to use this list if you’re looking to have a snack or enjoy a full meal at any time of day, while you’re in the city.

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