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Crescent Lounge

Crescent Lounge

Crescent Lounge, East Olive Way, Seattle, WA, USA

This favourite Capitol Hill dive bar is relatively small but full of personality. For decades it has stuck with classic decor, traditional drinks, and a no-nonsense vibe. This is a bar that's become a local institution by hosting many a tipsy karaoke night over the years, and it remains as popular today as it was back then. You know you'll always be welcomed in and there will always be new friends to meet at the bar with strong cocktails.

Cocktails, Karaoke

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