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