White Center / South Park / Beverly Park - West & South Seattle - Not For Tourists Guide to Seattle (2016)

Not For Tourists Guide to Seattle (2016)

West & South Seattle

White Center / South Park / Beverly Park


Map 38

Where can you find two spacious, members-only country clubs poised over an industrial waterway area rivaling the worst of North Jersey and a town hub thick with ethnic markets and seedy tattoo parlors? Step right up folks--it’s all here! Yup, life in White Center (a.k.a Rat City for reasons best left to urban legend) means never having to leave the ‘hood for fun.

image Landmarks

✵ Westcrest Park ✵ 9000 8th Ave SW


Four-acre dog park has trails, balls, water dishes, and an obstacle course!

image Coffee

✵ Caffè Delia ✵ 9622 16th Ave SW


The darling of White Center, serving Velton’s coffee and Macrina pastries out of Proletariat Pizza.

✵ Dubsea Coffee ✵ 9910 8th Ave SW


The Bohemian coffee house is alive and well.

✵ Hecka Good Cafe ✵ 10801 Myers Way S


Not bad. Not bad at all.

✵ Java Express ✵ 11600 Des Moines Memorial Dr


On way to or coming from SeaTac.

image Nightlife

✵ Loretta’s Northwesterner ✵ 8617 14th Ave S


Wood paneling and classic beer signs from the 9 LB Hammer folks.

image Restaurants

✵ Muy Macho ✵ 8515 14th Ave S

206-763-3484 ✵ $

Good and cheap. Brain and tripe.

image Shopping

✵ Pacific Industrial Supply Co. ✵ 1231 S Director St


Industrial hardware junkie? Get your fix here.

Map 39 ✵ SoDo / Beacon Hill / Georgetown