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Seattle's singles hub is a bustling neighborhood.

Good For
  • Professionals
  • Singles

 

What's around
  • 17 Fitness options
  • 4 Banks
  • 5 Grocery stores/markets
  • 42 Nightlife options
  • 147 Shops
  • 0 Schools
  • 97 Restaurants

 


PUBLIC TRANSITExcellent

WALKABILITYExcellent
Safety

Pioneer Square has a high violent crime rate and a high property crime rate for Seattle.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Pioneer Square LIKE?

Seattle's oldest neighborhood has enjoyed a resurgence in the past several years. Once a grimy part of town (homeless are still a common site in its small parks), the revitalization has filled its historic brick buildings with popular restaurants and art galleries.

Pioneer Square has one of the highest concentration of bars in the city. The neighborhood is packed with singles, so the nightlife here has a meat market feel. Wamu Theater hosts major musical acts throughout the year.

Directly south of Pioneer Square are the two stadiums where Seattle's professional football, soccer, and baseball teams play so on game days you'll get fans coming through.

Pioneer Square is bordered on the north by Downtown Seattle, on the east and south by International District, and on the west by Puget Sound.

 

Commute:
Downtown Seattle: 0.7 miles / 5-10 minutes by car / 5 minutes by transit / 5-10 minutes by foot / 5 minutes by bike
Bellevue: 10.6 miles / 20-40 minutes by car / 35 minutes by transit
Redmond: 17 miles / 25-55 minutes by car / 40-50 minutes by transit

Pioneer Square Seattle Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Pioneer Square LOCAL schools

9-12 GRADES
Apex Learning High School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.15 mi
6-12 & ungraded GRADES
Puget Sound Community School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.49 mi
PK-4 GRADES
Seattle Classical Christian School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.50 mi
9-12 GRADES
O'dea High School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.56 mi
PK-5 GRADES
Gatzert Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.75 mi

 

Local Flavor   Pioneer Square Local Flavor

Salumi Artisan Cured Meats
Salumi Artisan Cured Meats 309 3RD AVE S SEATTLE, WA 98104 MAP
salumicuredmeats.com

It's about Tuscan Finocchiona salami, studded with fennel seeds, and the best spicy sopressata I have ever tasted - complex, slightly smoky, and a vivid red. Hold up a piece of any one of Batali's salamis and you'll see a carnal kaleidoscope, with bits of rosy hues and solid or clear whites, a slice of careful handiwork.

Bill Speidel’s Underground Tour
Bill Speidel’s Underground Tour 614 1ST AVE SEATTLE, WA 98104 MAP
undergroundtour.com

It’s the only way to tour the interconnecting tunnels of the world-famous Seattle Underground.

Tat’s Delicatessen
Tat’s Delicatessen 159 YESLER WAY SEATTLE, WA 98104 MAP
tatsdeli.com


Tat's Delicatessen strives to be an authentic reproduction of the East Coast deli experience in both product and atmosphere.

Caffè Umbria
Caffè Umbria 320 OCCIDENTAL AVE S SEATTLE, WA 98104 MAP
caffeumbria.com

Blending different types of coffee from various parts of the world is a passionate Italian tradition.

Waterfall Garden
Waterfall Garden 219 2ND AVE S SEATTLE, WA 98104 MAP

A place for lovers of waterfalls. 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @pioneersquare, @pioneersquareseattle, @elenadsmith, @ericacantor, @fleckyeah, @foodstuffs_in_genera, @bardia.beigi, @roscoe_l, @clarelangan for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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