Hi-Life

Breakfast Spot and American Restaurant
5425 Russell Ave NW (Market), Seattle, WA 98107, United States
Hours:
Open until 11:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon, Wed–Thu
    • 8:30 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 8:30 AM–11:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Wine, Full Bar
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.0/10

Based on 252 votes

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    Gabriel H.
    "Sunday night fried chicken is a must."(4 Tips)
    Katie Y.
    "Breakfast, pasta, fried chicken dinner, omelette, brussel sprouts"(5 Tips)
    Liz A.
    "Early Bird breakfast special '11 am is the best!"(3 Tips)
    Lyndsey N.
    "If you can find parking, the late-night happy hour is awesome."(16 Tips)
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  • Melani M.

    French toast

    Melani Morales · 5 days ago
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  • Avneesh K.

    Pancakes are delicate, fluffy and light. Waffles are golden. Potatoes are deliciously well-seasoned. Bacon was crisped to perfection. I can't recommend this place enough for brunch!

    Avneesh Kohli · 1 week ago
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  • Mary S.

    Happy hour starts at three! Good menu!

    Mary S · 3 weeks ago
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  • Eppy T.

    Corned beef hash with a side of bbq sauce.

    Eppy Thatcher · June 9
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  • Scott H.

    Their eggs Benedict is wicked good, on a bed of spinach to do away with the English muffin works too!

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  • Kevin F.

    Late night food & brunch

    Kevin Faul · May 2
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  • Darci M.

    Roasted chicken!

    Darci Morales · March 14
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  • Allison Y.

    $15 fried chicken supper on Sunday nights!

    Allison Yu · March 10
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  • Carl F.

    Everything on the brunch menu is worth trying. French Toast and eggs scrambles were standouts. The red potatoes were also excellent. Stumptown serves as the house brew.

    Carl Figueiredo · February 22
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  • Tyler W.

    Red breakfast potatoes are incredible

    Tyler Wain · February 22
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  • Katie Y.

    Breakfast, pasta, fried chicken dinner, omelette, brussel sprouts

    Katie Yamada · February 16
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  • Bryan C.

    The French toast was okay, but the crushed red potatoes were the best thing on the menu. Choose wisely.

    Bryan Clark · January 24
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  • Michelle

    Winner winner chicken dinner. Do it.

    Michelle · January 9
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  • Michael D.

    A place I would go to as my neighborhood spot if I lived in town. Great food. Especially breakfast.

    Michael Davidson · January 3
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  • Jeb S.

    A Firehouse Bloody Mary plus the Nighthawk is always a good combo.

    Jeb Spengler · December 22, 2014
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  • Lyndsey N.

    If you can find parking, the late-night happy hour is awesome. Try not to get lost on the way to the bathroom though! It's kind of a mission to get to it

    Lyndsey N · November 30, 2014
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  • Jeremy R.

    Love their "not so early bird" specials. Especially the flapjacls

    Jeremy Rodriguez · October 23, 2014
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  • Derek P.

    Not so early bird breakfast before 11am on weekdays. Big breakfast portions for $5-6.

    Derek Punsalan · October 23, 2014
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  • Chris W.

    Most exquisite French toast I have encountered

    Chris Wren · October 6, 2014
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  • Ales

    You have to try their dark and stormy it's delicious! Make sure you come during hh.

    Ales · September 3, 2014
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  • Samantha R.

    They made it easy to adapt a breakfast option to being a vegan meal...very accommodating and delicious.

    Samantha Rose · August 28, 2014
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  • Tara W.

    Awesome brunch spot! Old fire station turned restaurant.

    Tara Whitford · August 27, 2014
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  • Holly C.

    Great for (boozy) brunch! 😁

    Holly Cameron · August 15, 2014
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  • Dan C.

    Get the fancy French toast. Just do it.

    Dan Cordell · August 10, 2014
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  • Krystal C.

    Happy hour!

    Krystal C · August 8, 2014
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  • Melissa Y.

    Get the Ballard Market scramble. Chock full of tasty veggies and the potatoes are unreal

    Melissa Yee · June 8, 2014
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  • Joonseok O.

    The ahi sandwich was amazing. They also carry a good selection of local micro-brews on tap.

    Joonseok Oh · June 2, 2014
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  • Shannon N.

    The mac and cheese is legit, especially if you love a little spice (as in spicy)!

    Shannon Norton · May 20, 2014
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  • Meghan

    Great happy hour except that it is only served in the bar area, which is a bummer for those of us with babies.

    Meghan · March 15, 2014
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  • Hillary E.

    Butternut pizza is the best!!

    Hillary Elizabeth · February 2, 2014
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  • David B.

    Happy Pizza, wood fired! What!

    David Busby · January 16, 2014
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  • Juan Jose E.

    Para los paisanos, la enchilada

    Juan Jose Esquivel · December 22, 2013
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  • Mingfei Y.

    Interesting look from outside. It is a very Americanized brunch place.

    Mingfei Yan · November 28, 2013
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  • Ty G.

    I love this place; they don't bitch when I ask to hold the toast and taters.

    Ty Garfield · September 20, 2013
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  • Karene H.

    They are really great about modifying for special diets!

    Karene Hill · September 5, 2013
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  • Benson K.

    Check out the "brisket for two". It's phenomenally good.

    Benson Kalahar · September 3, 2013
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  • Melissa R.

    The lamb burger and steak fries are out of this world!

    Melissa Radford · August 13, 2013
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  • Jenny H.

    Try the Croque Madam - deeelish!

    Jenny Hunter · June 28, 2013
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  • Sandra S.

    Love sitting at the bar for a late breakfast. Love the one dude bartender...super nice.

    Sandra Sampson · June 10, 2013
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  • Clara T.

    Happy Hours:: Not-so-Early-Bird Everyday Tuesdays- All Night Mon-Fri, 8:30am-11am 3-6:30pm & 10pm-close 3pm-close

    Clara T · May 15, 2013
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  • Liz A.

    Early Bird breakfast special '11 am is the best! (Goat cheese & herb scramble with red potatoes and toast $5.75)

    Liz Amill · May 13, 2013
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  • Jeanette K.

    Wonderful outdoor seating!!

    Jeanette Kautzman · May 9, 2013
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  • Matthew L.

    Fantastic late night happy hour from 10pm-midnight!

    Matthew Lundh · April 30, 2013
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  • Ryan H.

    Holy hells, the Spring 2013 breakfast special croque madame with bearnaise is phenomenal!

    Ryan H · April 10, 2013
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  • Eric B.

    Enchilada Stack for breakfast and Boundary Bay always on tap! Great combo!

    Eric Bergman · March 10, 2013
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  • Jen K.

    Gluten free menu options are great!

    Jen Keeler · February 15, 2013
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  • Jonny E.

    Kids can "design" their sugar cookie for dessert with chocolate chips and sprinkles they bring out. Then they go bake it. Kids love it.

    Jonny E · January 21, 2013
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  • Norbert S.

    Captain's Bounty is an amazing cocktail. Caramel and cinnamon in one drink can't get any better.

    Norbert Szilagyi · January 2, 2013
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  • Kyle S.

    Fried chicken dinner Sunday night!

    Kyle S · November 18, 2012
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  • Ryan S.

    Not so early bird breakfast specials are bomb. Try the corned beef hash. Do it.

    Ryan Smith · August 21, 2012
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