Homemade diner food.
24 hours a day.

The North Star Diner is open and happy to see you 24 hours a day. Homemade breakfast and lunch, hearty dinner specials, old-fashioned milkshakes, strong coffee, and a full bar. It’s been said a time or two that we have the best buttermilk pancakes in the city.

And then there’s the Shanghai Room. Our darkside. Great drinks, karaoke five nights a week, full diner menu available.

Bar hours: 4pm-2am weekdays, 11am-2am weekends

Plus NEW PATIO! 4pm-2am weekdays, 11am-2am weekends

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24 Hours

in the North Star Dining room.


Seattle Weekly Best 24-Hour Eats: North Star Diner

BEST OF SEATTLE: The After Hours at the North Star

“The popular perception of late-night diners is that they are havens for the vulgar and the lost, the drunk and the dumped. But it’s hard to be hopeless at the North Star Diner…”

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North Star now has a Patio!

A 60-seat sunny retreat with full menu and bar.

Full menu, full bar, patio-only drink specials… it’s a wooden getaway with all the comforts of the diner (and delights of the bar!).

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Seattle Times: Along Greenwood Ave, newly minted dive finds its crowd

The vibe is Capitol Hill meets off-the-strip Vegas lounge.

“There’s mescal and Fernet for the cool kids, and plenty of cheap booze for those needing liquid courage to grab the karaoke mic. Or to approach the cute brunettes at the corner booth.”

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