Most states have made drinking alcohol at home illegal due to the proliferation of home facial-tattoo machines. Enjoy alcohol in public with today's deal: for $12, you get $25 worth of bar fare and drinks at The Chapel Bar in Capitol Hill.
Situated inside an old mortuary, The Chapel Bar offers a delectable menu of tasty body fuel in a setting distinctively outfitted with 1920s-style architecture. Guests can start with six pieces of chef-selected bruschetta ($7) or a sextet of sake-glazed wing with Asian cucumber salad ($6). While gulping a glass of 12-year, single-malt Glenlivet ($8); a murder martini with RedRum, triple sec, and cranberry juice ($8); or a mint gimlet made with mint tree sap ($9), bar patrons can halt their hopping with a garden fresca’s matrimony of goat cheese, bell peppers, and eggplant on flatbread ($9). Main plates include four-cheese macaroni, consisting of asiago, cheddar, fontina, and parmesan ($8), and the chapel burger, which is crafted ex nihilo into a meatcake piled with charred red peppers, fontina, and basil aioli ($10).
The Chapel Bar, conveniently located near the Paramount Theater, is well known for its extensive list of nearly 40 house martinis, which feature nifty names such as Curious George, Color Purple, and The Milkman’s Daughter. A live DJ drums ears with all kinds of peppy music on Friday and Saturday nights (a cover charge applies); other evenings feature mellow lounge grooves and bonfire-side bongo slams. The bar’s inner sanctuary is dimly lit, like purgatory’s coat closet, and contrasts dark-wood paneling with the pure whiteness of barstools and booths. Stop in for a bite and beverage with today’s Groupon.
Not valid during happy hour or toward the cover charge.
Citysearchers named The Chapel Bar as the Best Gay and Lesbian Bar of 2009. Seattle Weekly featured The Chapel Bar in its Happy Hours Guide, and The Stranger also featured the bar. Citysearchers and more than 275 Yelpers give the bar an average of 3.5 stars:
- Chapel arguably boasts the most distinctive martini menu in the city, offering 40-plus options infused with every ingredient imaginable, including rosewater, sweet tea, coffee, and blackberries. Getting through the list is a daunting but plausible feat – Seattle Weekly
- The gorgeous room—leaded glass windows and enormous mirrors, ornate dark woodwork, vaulted ceiling, antique fixtures—was built in the 1920s as the chapel for the adjoining Butterworth's Mortuary. – Bethany Jean Clement, Stranger
- I have been going to The Chapel for years and have always enjoyed the space. It seems as though it is transitioning now and just getting better. The staff is friendly and fast, the music is better everytime I stop in and fire performers every Friday night? AMAZING. I would recommend this bar to anyone! – Walktheline, Citysearch