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Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant

) #219 of 3,255 Restaurants in Seattle $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
801 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98104-1404
+1 206-264-2700
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
801 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98104-1404
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ran across Fado's when looking for a late night place to eat in Seattle.(amazingly Seattle restaurant shut down early so not much is open) Fado's kitchen was open til 11 pm. The Fish and Chips were to die for! Beer and ciders were great...More

Thank Debra S
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I stopped in here after walking from the Pike Market to get a drink and some food. It's no different than any other Irish Pub you'll go to but I have to say I ain't mad about it. The Guinness was cold and poured properly....More

1  Thank DiveTraveler2010
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were walking between Pioneer Square and the Market and got a little thirsty so we popped into this Irish Pub. It has a lot of character and a good menu. They have a good beer selection with quite a few on tap. I had...More

Thank hydrorock
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Had passed this place many many times. The facade never made me think Irish or bar...Went for a "listening party" for Flogging Molly's new album. Will definitely go back. The interior is huge. Lots of TV's for soccer games. Lots of people at 5:00 on...More

Thank JkmW67
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Stopped in for a quick drink while waiting for a tour. Had 20 minutes to eat, wanted an appetiser, but the waitress said it would take too long. Just had a beer and left. I would go back.

Thank gameluver
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We visited in the middle of a Saturday afternoon, so it was fairly quiet. Had a few pints and some appetizers. All very tasty. Service was great. Very friendly, remembered what we had been drinking and good knowledge of the food. Food was great, good...More

1  Thank Hamish M
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Great Irish pub flare. Lovely bar and decor. A must for lunch when we come to Seattle. Irish coffee and fish n chips hit the spot.

Thank KEinMS
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were here shortly after the St. Patrick's Day parade and the place was packed. My wife and I managed to get a seat at the bar. They had live music which was fun and helped create a festive mood. My wife had a pretzel...More

Thank SunnysideDon
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Popped in to watch an early morning rugby match. Siobhan and the team were really welcoming and looked after us well. We went for a second time when they especially put on a Birmingham City match for my husband(!!) which was a game no-one else...More

Thank Jules6620
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We stopped for tea and appetizer. Loved the cheese dip and the boxty chips. Had to rush to catch a train, but would have loved to stay longer.

Thank simivalley1699
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Irish, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 02:00
11:15 - 02:00
11:15 - 02:00
11:15 - 02:00
11:15 - 02:00
11:15 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98104-1404
    (1st Avenue and Columbia)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 206-264-2700
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We blend the best of the old with the best of the new. Our decor and friendly staff evoke images of the great old pubs of Ireland whereas our style of operating - our music, food, beverages - connects more so with the contemporary pubs and bars of modern Ireland.
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