Happiest Hour: The Tin Lizzie Lounge
The Tin Lizzie Lounge
is a newish component to the MarQueen Hotel, the thoroughly lovely brick building in Lower Queen Anne that's been around for 100 years. To replicate a historic mood, there are floral still-life paintings, granite countertops, and tin- paneled ceilings, and an ornate armoire is spotlighted behind the bar, bringing a shrinelike presence. Plenty of modern flourishes are mixed in, too: zebra-print tuffets, tabletops of sturdy bluish glass with tiny suspended bubbles. The scene feels generally richer and more grown-up, so leave your hat crocheted from Old Milwaukee beer cans at home.
Saturday evening happenings: It's a full bar, and people are calmly tossing around sentences coded with delightfully horrifying information: "The bride had alcohol poisoning during the wedding, her sister kept flipping off the cameras." "My lips are tattooed, my eyeliner is tattooed." "I bought a Jagerator earlier this week, it's sitting in my living room."
Happy hours: Daily 4–7 pm, Sun–Thurs 10 pm–close.
Happy-hour drink specials: $2 off wine; $1 off wells and beer, which means $3.66 drafts (Manny's, Roger's) and $2.65–$4.25 bottles (Blue Moon, Strongbow Cider, BridgePort IPA, more).
Continue reading »