$25 for Two Specialty Cocktails and One Comfort-Food Plate at The Backdoor (Up to $36 Value). Two Options.

Fremont District

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In a Nutshell

Intricate seasonal cocktails and savory bites such as mac and cheese and a pulled-pork plate, served in an intimate speakeasy setting

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Must use promotion value in 1 visit. Valid only for option purchased. Groupon not valid after 9pm Friday or Saturday. Limit 1 per table. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $25 for two specialty cocktails and one Big Bite plate (up to $36 value)
  • See the food and drink menus.

Choose between the following times to use your Groupon:

  • Sunday–Thursday
  • Friday–Saturday before 9 p.m.

The Groupon Bite of Seattle Collection

Food Lifeline This deal is part of Groupon’s Bite of Seattle collection. The collection celebrates the Groupon Bite of Seattle, taking place July 18-20, where visitors have the chance not only to peruse more than 80 local restaurants and food producers, but also to help fight food insecurity by supporting Food Lifeline. Through its network of food assistance programs, Food Lifeline distributes 82,000 meals a day to residents of Western Washington facing hunger. To learn more about Food Lifeline and how you can help, check out our Groupon Grassroots campaign here.

The Backdoor

During the Prohibition, the act of drinking took on an amplified allure thanks to the inherent risk involved. Decorated by a theatrical set designer and secret-tunnel architect from New York, The Backdoor captures the hush-hush, devil-may-care spirit of the 1920s in a high-ceilinged speakeasy adorned with vintage chandeliers, ramshackle wall art, and tufted leather banquettes. The drinks aren't bad, either. Bartenders command a deep selection of bourbons, ryes, and gins, which can be ordered neat or mixed with house-made bitters, tinctures, and infusions to form complex concoctions. The simple food menu includes oyster shooters, crab cakes with aioli, and beef brisket.

Despite the precisely calibrated ambience, The Backdoor is a versatile space. Seattle Magazine called it "great for dates, a casual cocktail, or even a bros’ night out" in a 2011 review, and in June 2014, Seattle Magazine named it one of the city's hidden gems.

Customer Reviews

Friendly service, great cocktails
Kathleen R. · July 18, 2016
Great Rib-Eye Steak Sandwich; Wild Dranks!
John Phillip B. · October 23, 2015
Great, well-balanced drinks. The food was also well-executed. The green beans were suprisingly tasty for a green side.
Gregory Z. · August 24, 2015
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    Fremont District

    462 N 36th St.

    Seattle, WA 98103


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