Columbia City is a diverse (over 60 languages spoken!) neighborhood in south Seattle. As one of Seattle's eight historic landmark districts it has retained its unique character despite increasing development here. So while you will find brand new condos and apartments, there are still quaint neighborhood shops and elegant homes that can make this feel like a small town with all the benefits of urban living – residents often talk about the community pride here.
As you'd expect of a diverse neighborhood, there are dining options here to suit every taste – Ethiopian, Thai, American, Mexican, Caribbean, Japanese, and others. The unique vibe extends to its mom-and-pop stores, boutiques, bookstores, and toy stores. During the summer months a famous Farmers Market attracts residents from other parts of the city.
Many residents don't require a car given its great walkability and access to public transit.
Downtown Seattle: 4.7 miles / 15-40 minutes by car / 30-35 minutes by transit
Bellevue: 12 miles / 25-45 minutes by car / 65-85 minutes by transit
Redmond: 18.5 miles / 30-50 minutes by car / 60-70 minutes by transit
With permanent backline, recording and video, a grand piano and a generous stage, the venue has been designed to serve the musicians and artists who will be performing. The restaurant and bar has a comfortable neighborhood feel that welcomes patrons of all ages and varied tastes.
Full Tilt Ice Cream makes all natural ice cream and frozen desserts with as much creativity and local ingredients as possible. Their retaill outlets feature new and vintage arcade and pinball machines, an eclectic mix of sodas, an amazing mix of music on our stereos, and some of the finest beers the Northwest has to offer.
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