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The Hi-Life

5425 Russell Ave. N.W.
Seattle, WA, 98107, United States
TEL: (206) 784-7272

Part of the regional Chow Foods restaurant chain, the Hi-Life serves New American comfort foods in a former firehouse built in 1911. The red-brick exterior has a dramatic steeped roof and huge wooden doors, while the high-ceilinged dining room features original fire poles, contemporary paintings, and dark wood furniture. There’s also an exhibition kitchen with a wood-fired oven used to cook creative pizzas like the Butternut, topped with goat cheese and butternut squash. The Hi-Life is best known for its daily happy hour and its breakfast menu, which includes French toast with vanilla custard, espresso marscapone, and sugared hazelnuts.

Insider Tip:

During brunch hours, daily specials sell out quickly, so arrive early if you’d like to try one.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Brunch
  • Destination Dining
  • Dinner
  • Family-Friendly Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Hot Spot
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Kitchen Open Late
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Notable Wine List
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Parking Available
  • Private Room Available

Cuisine Type:: American Nouveau


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