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


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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.

The Shanghai Room opened in July, but it’s meant to look like it has been here for a half-century. It’s where Capitol Hill dive meets off-the-strip Vegas lounge, with karaoke in homage to the space’s previous tenant, the Chinese restaurant Yen Wor Garden. There are low ceilings and deep booths to sink into, and if…

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TEN THINGS HAPPY PEOPLE ALREADY KNOW ABOUT THE NORTH STAR DINER

And what you can do to get happy too

Follow this list to live the life you were meant to live. There is no other way.

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Twice The Happy Hour

EVERY DAY! And ALL DAY Monday!

Great food and drink specials!
For the evening crowd: 4pm – 7pm
For the late night crowd: 11pm – 2am.
For the Monday crowd: all day!

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