For Downtown Bellevue's Night Owls

April 19, 2018 - by Emma Sullivan


Category: What's Happening

For Downtown Bellevue's Night Owls


Emma Sullivan, April 20, 2018

Downtown Bellevue has endless options for both work and play. However, as the night gets longer, the options might get a little more limited. If you're looking for some of the best ways to entertain yourself "after hours," read on! 

Wine & Dine

  • Lot No. 3 is open until 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and until midnight Sunday - Thursday. It's a very understated place and you'll feel right at home with a cocktail in hand (order my favorite, Bramble On). 
  • If you're looking for something more casual, the Lincoln South Food Hall is a really fun take on 'upscale cafeteria.' There's plenty of spaces to sit, free wifi, and even a taco truck! If you've never been before (it opened earlier this year), you're missing out. Open until 11 p.m. on Fridays and until midnight on Saturdays. 
  • Central Bar + Restaurant is brought to you by the masters behind Bellevue favorite 520 Bar & Grill. This upscale location focuses on Northwest inspired cuisine and features a very romantic patio (which I'm sure will be the incredibly popular during the summer). It is open until 1:45 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and until midnight Monday - Thursday. 

Entertain

  • I wasn't sure whether to categorized this option under entertainment or under dining because it's definitely parts of both. I love Bake's Bar & Bistro for its weekly live music and its food. Why not stop by during the Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival to catch some great shows and see what it's all about? Open until 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. 
  • Did you know? Suite Restaurant & Lounge features complimentary aerial performances every Friday and Saturday night at 8 p.m. If you're looking for something to mix up your usual Friday night, this is the place. Open until 2 a.m. Friday - Sunday!
  • Resonance at SOMA Towers is the perfect setting for intimate music performances. If you're looking for a romantic date night set to the tone of professional musicians, this is the place for you. Note: Curtis Stigers & The Full Circle Big Band will be playing here during the Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival! It is open until 1 a.m. Friday/Saturday and until midnight Monday - Thursday. 
  • Parlor Bellevue plays host to live comedy, music, and more! It is open until 2 a.m. Friday - Saturday and until midnight Sunday - Thursday. 

Play 

  • You can never go wrong with bowling...especially when you pair it with cocktails, dance floors, and arcades. If this sounds like your kind of fun, check out Lucky Strike - a community favorite that's open until 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and until midnight Sunday - Monday. 
  • How many times can you watch Black Panther and not get bored? We have yet to come up with an answer. If you're an avid movie-goer, the newly opened 21+ Cinemark Reserve features lounger seats, electric powered recliners, and seat-side food service. The theatre's in-dining is open until 11 p.m. and the theatre is open past 1 a.m. depending on last showtimes (usually the last shows start around 11-11:30 p.m.). 
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