Single Shot

4.8
367 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Discover Single Shot, a neighborhood gem tucked away in hip Capitol Hill. The 1920’s-style space hums with cosmopolitan charm. Chef Brad Kelleher crafts thoughtful fare in the wood-fired oven. Seasoned bartenders mix scratch cocktails at the gorgeous, marble bar. The attentive staff will have you feeling like a regular whether it’s your first or fifth visit. Single Shot wears many hats; pop in for a sip and a snack, a lingering meal, or a nightcap.

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For a perfect date night, go in on some American small plates at Single Shot in Capitol Hill.

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GJ
Seattle
8 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Chicory salad and cassoulet on a snowy night! Bourbon ice cream affrogado was a perfect dessert.

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SC
Seattle
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

We came for a girls' birthday lunch and while the food was delicious, the bloody marys divine and the speed of service good, our waiter was very overt about trying to rush us out - I hate that. We had only been there a little over an hour at that point. There was no line of folks waiting, there was the first of several empty tables to come on one side of us (within 15 minutes, half the restaurant had left), so I know it wasn't because they had customers waiting. First, the music volume and tempo went up so we had to raise our voices to chat, but worse - I was still eating my eggs benedict when not only did our waiter put the bill on the table, but he grabbed my little bowl of ketchup (which I was still using for my potatoes) and started to walk off with it. I grabbed it back - "still using that." He hadn't asked if we wanted any coffee or any dessert, and not waiting until all of us were finished and the plates were cleared? As a former waitress from days gone by, that is my number one peeve in poor table service. It was odd, because he'd been mostly pleasant and efficient up until then - but to put the bill down in front of us at that point was super rude. We found out later, they were prepping for their postponed staff holiday party (the owner of the restaurant, whom we met as we were leaving, was lovely), but that's no excuse for our waiter to blatantly rush us out at 1:45. By the way, we settled in and made him take the bill back, ordered some wine, dessert, and my friend opened her birthday gifts. We took our time with no apologies and we weren't even the last to leave. I'd still recommend Single Shot, but just know it's kind of small (which is nice), but you might not get to linger.

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EJ
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Great place; friendly staff; nice ambiance; limited menu.

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DW
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great neighborhood spot for a delicious dinner. Great menu, great cocktails, great service!

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OT
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding brunch and dinner menu with excellent Sevice.

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A
Portland
8 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food, great wine list, great service, beautiful small space. A little on the pricey side for portions and quality though - over $30 for just 2 scallops as an entree was a bit disappointing, even though they were perfectly cooked.

It's also incredibly loud for such a tiny place. I could only hear folks immediately adjacent to me, but felt like I had to almost shout to be heard by anyone down the table. I think this place would be great for an intimate date or small groups, but not so much for groups over 4.

I would recommend this place and return for a date night.

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j
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

The food menu is certainly interesting. They've split it in to 3 sections with a few options in each. I dined with a friend and, as we have similar tastes, we often order a dish each and share. The cauliflower and chicory salad were both excellent. The mushroom flat bread was good but not mindblowing (a bit burnt around the edges for me). The entrees were where (I thought) the execution could've been improved.

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SS
Seattle
33 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and menu. Custom cocktails were a bonus treat!

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and wonderful service! Love having quality neighborhood eateries like this one...builds the neighborhood!

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ST
Seattle
17 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My newest trip to Single Shot did not disappoint. The service was, as usual, impeccable. The food was perfect from my spot prawn cocktail (a jazzed-up version of the standard) to the moist and flavorful pork chop. The wines by the glass that my server selected for me made a beautiful pairing. I can't wait to go back.

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c
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful neighborhood place and great food.

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M
New England
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome place. The drinks and the apps were amazing (get the soup).

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DL
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Been to this place many times for their awesome cocktails and dinner, but brunch is a whole new level. Staff, especially Rory, are always amazing and make you feel like you are part of the family. I avoid the carbs, but two folks in my party had the pancake which made me salivate. My hash was incredibly flavorful, but I do recommend adding a side dish as portion on that was a little small. Omelets are fluffy and filling. Definitely enjoy a brunch cocktail -you won't be disappointed.

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c
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Wonderful place to eat. Great brunch.

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JJ
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the pre-fixe menu they did for NYE. Every dish was better than the last and the service was amazing- even with a full house. An outstanding example of the talent at this place!

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OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We made the reservation last minute and were shocked how awesome this place is. It looked really cute in photos and the food sounded good, but we were floored at how Single Shot totally delivered. From the moment we walked in we were warmly greeted by a friendly person that sat us right away. The restaurant itself is so so well designed and we loved our table. Service was perfectly timed, food was wonderful, and we just had the best time! GO HERE. YOU WILL LOVE IT.

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OT
Anchorage
3 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favorite restaurant in all of Seattle

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JD
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A sweet neighborhood spot where owner remembers you from a year previous! Food is excellent and service so awesome. Love the bar seating. Excellent beverages! I am looking forward to trying brunch next.

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m
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Vibrant neighborhood restaurant with a great staff. Owner very considerate if your party morphs into a larger group. Large selection of top shelf liquor.
Brunch is delicious too. Try the Bloody Mary!

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b
Seattle
14 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Great variety of dishes and solid staff. First time here and I’ll be back!

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KS
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always fabulous...never disappoints!!

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is dope. Rory is the man and this is easily my favorite spot in Seattle. Amazing food, wine, and cheer. Take your girl.

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RR
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

The ambiance is great, small and cozy restaurant, great for a date. The bartender was very attentive, we ordered two appetizers and who came a bit late and no apologies were offered. We ordered the Smoked been cassoulet which was bland and the beans were too “al dente” for a slow cooked dish. I really wanted to like this place since it was highly recommended by my coworkers, however it was a disappointment.

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GJ
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great brunch menu especially the huckleberry pancake. Service is great with attentive returns to the table to make sure we were having a good time.

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DS
Seattle
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Single Shot because the food is consistently good, the drinks are great, the ambiance is perfect (nicely lit and not too loud) and the service is always wonderful!

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J
Seattle
18 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great experience with delicious food and good service.

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J
Seattle
19 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great experience.

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AM
Seattle
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Super nice staff, always take such good care of me and my friends. The atmosphere is great and the food is delicious.

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a
Seattle
7 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Our favorite date night go to. Parking sucks, will we ever learn to just Uber? But always worth it. Lovely cocktails, super food. Then go have a night cap at Sun Liquor.

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l
Seattle
11 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

We thought the food was fine but nothing to ooh and ah over and it was very expensive. We had 3 appetizers (cauliflower, halloumi, chicory salad), 1 main (black cod) 3 glasses of wine and 1 dessert and came to $150. Our favorite dish was the halloumi. Actually both of us had been there before but hadn’t remembered until we walked in which speaks for itself. The service was excellent. We won’t be going back.

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R
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

I have enjoyed it in the past but this time, the food wasn’t great and came lukewarm.

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L
Seattle
18 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and ambience. Small menu of creative dishes. Friendly staff.

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OT
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Rory and team are always top notch!

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KW
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Although we live in the neighborhood this was our first time. Ambiance was great, service was friendly and prompt and food was delicious. We’ll definitely be back

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JN
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We celebrated my birthday at Single Shot. It was our 2nd experience with this restaurant. We had a large party and the service was excellent. The food has been excellent both visits. The specialty cocktails are great. Love this place!

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TC
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed a wonderful tasting menu experience!
Great service
Wonderful selection
Delicious desserts
No Complaints!!
Would eagerly go again!

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OD
Seattle
13 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went a couple nights ago and had an amazing time. Excellent food, service and atmosphere! Highly recommend and we’ll definitely be returning.

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OT
Seattle
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

By far my favorite restaurant in Seattle. Service is excellent always and the food matches out of any in the area. The ambience is perfect as well.

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our regular place for date night. Exceptional food and staff.

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KP
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We arrived at opening and were immediately seated by the window. They had beautiful long stemmed roses, and the visual of the restaurant was cute and comfortable. The servers were very friendly, and you could tell they enjoyed being there. The bartender had flair when shaking cocktails. The brunch food was DELICIOUS! We opted for the grapefruit mimosas with fresh squeezed juice. The Eggs Benedict were savory, and the breakfast sandwich delicious. Perfect portions and flavors. The timing was excellent, and we were checked on often. The place filled up quickly!
Can't wait to try this place for dinner and other events!

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