Dead Line

Cocktail Lounge and Kitchen

Pioneer Square - Seattle

Our Story

Dead Line was born of our team’s passion for service, elevated cocktails and local, seasonal cuisine!

Our cross-street, Yesler Way, was historically known as ‘the dead line’ separating the privileged north of the city from the poverty and vice to the south.

 Our name represents the space where all walks of life interacted; grim reality and humility entwined with privilege and opulence. This contrast underlies our mission – Provide an environment of elegance and class while maintaining authenticity and respect for Pioneer Square’s past and present.

Deadline Seatle entrance


Happy Hour 3-6pm Daily

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Events and Private Parties

Whether a small birthday gathering over drinks or a fully catered dinner with a customized food and drink menu for a large party, Dead Line has flexible space, food/drink options and fee programs that allow you to create the special environment you seek for your event and within a reasonable budget!

  • Parties up to 35 or full lounge buyouts up to 100
  • Customizable music
  • Menu planning and creation
  • Dedicated servers and/or bartender options

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What Our Guests Have to Say

Really cute place to go for cocktails with surprisingly ample seating! (More on the second level and in the back room that you might not be able to see in...
Erin H.
Erin H.
10:40 24 Jan 22
Katelyn Willis
Katelyn Willis
04:18 19 Jan 22
Loved my time here with friends staff treated us with the upmost respect and made great drinks and my friend let them know his brisket and arepas were probably the best food he's eaten, the arepas are lome grilled cheese cakes sotb style
Corey Francis
Corey Francis
05:56 13 Jan 22
Excellent cocktails and the arepas were on point. Mr. Peppars is a five star bartender and came up with some really amazing cocktails. Be back soon.
Andrew Harris
Andrew Harris
23:05 01 Jan 22
Didn't know Deadline existed until I came here with some coworkers. I am not sure I'm cool enough to hang here tho 😉 It's very dark and mysterious...
Kristin W.
Kristin W.
11:31 23 Dec 21
Alec has been a treat. He was prompt and speedy with our party's orders. Jim kept the candles lit. He was punctual and inviting when we entered the...
Michael A.
Michael A.
21:58 17 Dec 21
Had the best experience here. Dev the bar manager was amazing. Kept coming with amazing drinks. The food there was amazing as well. Can't wait to got back....
Shelbi G.
Shelbi G.
22:12 10 Dec 21
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