Welcome to Central Seattle
Up and coming historical haven
Culture blends with commerce and art in charming Central Seattle, a booming area renowned as one of the oldest surviving neighborhoods in all of Seattle. Strewn with continental eateries, bars, and a plethora of lush green parks, Central Seattle is ideally set for those seeking a lively retreat reminiscent of urban areas without actually experiencing the frenzy of the city.
Proximity to the freeway puts the business district of Seattle only a hop, skip and jump away, but beyond all the obvious perks, residents are attracted to Central Seattle for the robust community ties fostered by annual festivals bringing locals together with exciting games and activities.
What to Love
Close to major highways
Booming with new construction
Hip bars, restaurants, and coffee shops
Quiet streets lined with trees
Hip and vibrant, Central Seattle is a hub of culture, history, and art. High walkability abounds in this neighborhood with so much appeal, its charming streets lined with varieties of shops, restaurants, and retail stores, yet still close to the attractions lying Downtown. This community is a hit amongst young professionals and is experiencing a transformation and boom in this market.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
While you might not find much of a commercial area in Central Seattle, a good amount of restaurants serve the local population. Whether you’re a fan of traditional cuisines or fine dining menus.
Who doesn't love tacos? Tacos Chuki's has a location here location here, and residents easily enjoy deliveries of authentic Mexican Tacos or Quesadillas right to their doorstep. Are you a native of Texas feeling homesick on the Pacific Coast? Not to worry! Wood Shop BBQ will give you a bite of the juiciest, meatiest smoked steak to allay your homesickness. Patrons can either choose to dine in the restaurant or pick up a pack to-go pack from the food truck. Regardless of the choice, your palette is in for a treat.
Looking for a family breakfast spot or brunch? Fat’s Chicken and Waffles is the right spot for you, offering a southern-inspired menu with fresh ingredients, chicken, and of course, waffles combo. Happy hour drinks here are known for packing a punch and just rightly mixed. Fast meals are the theme at Feed Co Burgers, with a healthy living menu featuring salads made from fresh farm-cut vegetables.
Things to Do
Enjoy a sunny afternoon picnic at Madrona Park, which is also a perfect location for various get-togethers. The swimming area and bathhouse are popular spots for guests in the summer, joggers also take a quick dip after a run through the tree-covered grounds.
Learn about African American history at the Northwest African American Museum, one of the most visited tourist attractions in Seattle. Here, you’ll discover values and cultures, and can also stop by the gift shop for African American-inspired collectibles, featuring a number of Art pieces, jewelry, books, and more.
The Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute celebrates Black Excellence through innovative films, performances, and educational programs. Take a guided tour through the Frye Art Museum, attend one of the exhibition lectures, or just take an artistic walk to immerse yourself in the eclectic and modernistic art featured there.
Families in Central Seattle are endwith access to a plethora of renowned academic institutions for their children, both in the public and private sectors. Some of the most notable options for young learners include: