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Optimism Brewing is the first Seattle restaurant to receive a street closure permit

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A while ago, the city of Seattle created free street closure permits for restaurants. And in classic Seattle fashion, the approval of these permits is taking a bit longer than expected. But in some good news, Optimism Brewing has the first street closure approval.

This Capitol Hill spot has been approved for one of the city’s new free street closure permits. And what this means is that more outdoor dining space is available to patrons. Which means that it’s safer for you and that restaurants can continue to operate. So it’s a win-win.

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But Optimism had a bit of a head start. And that’s because they had actually applied to close their street months ago. So we’re thinking it’ll still be a while before we all see other restaurants be granted this same ability. But hey this is a good start.

And if you’re in need of a brew and some eats be sure to head over to Optimism Brewing. Because why not, it’s summer and you might as well enjoy this new unique outdoor dining spot. And you can even work from their new outdoor patio.

Optimism Brewing

Hours: Sunday to Thursday, 12PM-9PM and Friday/Saturday, 12PM-10PM
Where: 1158 Broadway