Chandler’s Crabhouse Lake Union

901 Fairview Ave. N

Seattle,WA 98109 (206) 223-2722 Lunch Mon-Fri:11:00 am–3:00 pm Brunch:Sat 11:00 am–3:00 pm; Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner:Sun–Thurs:4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri &Sat:4:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat-Sun:12:00 pm–8:00 pm Rating:*** Ratings guide: **** extraordinary *** excellent ** good * fair Chandler’s Crabhouse offers some of the finest seafood while […]

Ivar’s Lake Union is the Place For Fresh Seafood

The Perfect place for seafood

Ivar’s Salmon House on the shores of Lake Union is the perfect place to enjoy a memorable meal. Alder smoked entrees are prepared in the huge Indian-style barbecue pit. Families can enjoy a casual and elegant meal while looking at all the Northwest native artifacts and historical photographs […]

Several Lake Union Restaurants taking part in Seattle Restaurant Week

October 13-17 and 20-24, 2013 Seattle Restaurant Week is ramping up again, offering 3 course dinners for $28 (some with 3 course lunches for $15) at over 160 local restaurants. It’s the biggest, broadest reaching dining celebration around and 11 of these restaurants call Lake Union and Eastlake home. Your local restaurants are offering […]

Seattle Food Trucks a Major Presence in South Lake Union

We’ve  lost track!  But here’s what we could find so far …


Lake Union Cafe and MV Skansonia Hosting Major Gay Marriage Event This Sunday

The Lake Union Cafe and the MV Skansonia are opening their doors on December 9, 2012 with a very special event in support and celebration of Washington State referendum 74 passing to legalize same-sex marriage.

Both venues have collectively hosted dozens of civil and commitment ceremonies alike over the years, and both venues recognize and accept […]

Winter Feast Mobile Food Rodeo at North Lake Union/Fremont This Weekend


First Time In Winter! The alarmingly popular food truck rodeo gang will park fifteen trucks and a beer party on the north shore of Lake Union on December 2.

New Beat Hits the Stands

Our latest print issue is here! We’re in over 200 locations in all of the neighborhoods surrounding the lake, with most copies stacked in hotels, coffee houses, pubs, cafes, groceries, banks, bakeries etc. Of course, we don’t print nearly as many copies as the big alternatives in town do, so if your […]

South Lake Union “Mexican Piss” lawsuit settled


A civil-rights lawsuit stemming from a Seattle police officer’s threat to beat the “Mexican piss” out of a Latino man during a robbery investigation in South Lake Union in 2010 has been settled for $150,000, the man’s attorney announced at a news conference this morning.


Suspect Arrested in Mike Wang Hit and Run

A terrifically important development for us here at the Beat. We’ve been on this story since the unfortunate day last summer, and have received several kind and thoughtful notes from Mike’s family and friends.

Nearly one year after bicyclist Michael Wang was killed by a hit-and-run driver as he rode home from work, Seattle […]

11th Annual Fremont Troll Stroll April 21, 2012!

Bring your friends and have a great time while you tour your favorite Fremont establishments sampling selected beverages and appetizers all while supporting important CF research and care. The 11th Annual Fremont Troll Stroll will take place today, Saturday, April 21st, 2012.

Participants will receive a drink ticket for each participating bar, an official 2012 […]