Growing up in Seattle, our home away from home was an unassuming restaurant and bar tucked away near the Southern edge of Ship Canal Bridge. Things come and go, but we’ll always need a local spot for food and drinks, without all the BS. Sam’s Tavern aims to please.
The OG Sams Tavern owner, Sam, was in a barbershop quartet and served mostly college students and house boaters.
The spirit of the original tavern by the bridge is reincarnated, sans the barbershop quartet.
Tourist decides to take a photo of them with his iPhone 5.
Good times indeed.
With little fanfare, Sam’s Tavern shows up in SLU because some people couldn’t find parking on the hill.
Complete with bicycle racks, Sam’s Tavern Redmond opens its doors because people wanted a 50/50 burger, but not enough to battle the 520 bridge commute.
The chicken was promptly offered a Rainer and a shot of whiskey.
Despite not being invited, Sam’s Tavern shows up in the heart of Bellevue to the delight of mall-goers who took a wrong turn.
Sam’s Tavern - your neighborhood pub, no matter what the neighborhood.
Call us crazy, but we think a community pub is best represented by members of the community. The Sam’s team is a proudly diverse group of individuals uniting behind the common goal of serving food and drinks in unapologetic fashion.