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Maple Leaf’s “last roadhouse” in the news

January 5th, 2016 · 7 Comments

Over at Crosscut, writer David Kroman has posted on The Shanty Tavern, 9002 Lake City Way N.E.

The first thing to know about Seattle’s last roadhouse is that it’s only open on Fridays. And sometimes not even then.

Drivers who take the time to look between the chaos of Lake City Way – past the rodeo-themed truck dealer, past Pandora’s strip club, past the assisted living apartments that wall the four-lane highway – will find what looks like an old house.

Read the full piece here.

The last time we heard about The Shanty was in 2011, on this strip-club piece that drew 58 (!) comments.

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