A little bit about West Seattle…
West Seattle, the metro’s largest neighborhood, is a charming blend of residential areas and shops, restaurants, and more. Diverse and eclectic, West Seattle has so much to offer.
The mountain, downtown, and Puget Sound views are incredible. Whether it be from your bedroom window, or from Alki Beach, Seattle’s famous sunsets are perfect just about every evening. A drive around West Seattle will find many citizens gazing into the distance at the beautiful vistas.
Home to two of Seattle’s thirteen districts, Southwest and Delridge, West Seattle was incorporated in 1902 and was annexed by the City of Seattle in 1907. West Seattle is known for its great outdoor spaces, trendy shopping amazing food, and picturesque views.
If you’re looking for homes in West Seattle’s Junction, Alki, Admiral, Fauntleroy, or Delridge neighborhoods, look no further. This market is desirable and fast-paced, so make your move today!
West Seattle is home to several excellent public and private schools. Want to learn more about West Seattle schools?
Dining and Shopping
Are you a foodie? We hope so. From well-known favorites like Bakery Nouveau, Budha Ruksa, and Duke’s Chowder House on Alki, to off-the-beaten-trail gems like Taqueria Guaymas and Blackboard Bistro, you’ll have never run out of restaurants to explore and sample.
West Seattle boasts an impressive collection of bars and restaurants. Be sure to check out Salty’s on Alki Beach, Skylark Cafe & Club, Ma’ono, Shadowland, and Foundation Nightclub, just to name a few. Whether you’re looking for live music, great eats, or just a place to socialize, there’s something for everyone.
Film buffs will want to visit the classic art deco Admiral Theater, built in 1942. ArtsWest features both rotating galleries and a small, intimate theater with contemporary pieces.
Special events like West Seattle Summer Fest and West Seattle Art Walk will keep your schedule packed with great activities.
Parks and Recreation
Outdoor types will love the many public areas and parks in West Seattle, including Don Armeni Park, Lincoln Park, Schmitz Park, and of course, Alki Beach Park. If you’re visiting the area, don’t forget to check out the Alki Lighthouse.
Need to get around town or a bit farther? Seattle has transit covered – hop on a bus, ride the rails, take a bike or sail on a ferry.
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