Welcome to the Groupon Bite of Seattle!
Good people of Washington: We here at Groupon are thrilled to take part once again in this annual celebration of Seattle's cuisine. We hope you and yours enjoy the event, which would not be possible without the help of dozens of talented chefs and their easily towable restaurants.
Hungry and headed down to the Bite?
Mero Bus Routes
Two Shuttle Options, Ride Metro: King County Metro Transit has partnered with the Bite to provide two shuttles for this year’s festival; shuttles leave from Downtown and Northgate throughout the day on Saturdayand Sunday.
Standard Metro Services: In addition to the two shuttles, regular bus service to the Seattle Center on Fridayand through the weekend is also available via Metro routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 13, 15, 18, 19, 24, 30, 33 and the RapidRide D Line. Routes 5, 16, 26, 28 & 358 also travel to within walking distance of Seattle Center.
For more information about bus service to the Bite call Metro at (206) 553-3000. Information is also available online at www.kingcounty.gov/metro.
Seattle Center Monorail will have two trains available during the Bite of Seattle. The Monorail provides fast, direct transportation between downtown's Westlake Center (5th Ave. and Pine Street, Third Floor) and Seattle Center (adjacent to Space Needle). Trains depart every 10 minutes. During the Bite of Seattle weekend, the Monorail will be open on Friday from 7:30 AM to 11:00 PM and on Saturday and Sunday from 8:30 AM to 11:00 PM. The fare for adults is $2 one-way, $4 roundtrip. The fare for youths (ages 5-12) is $0.75 one-way, $1.50 roundtrip. The fare for seniors (65+)/disabled is $1 one-way, $2 roundtrip. Information is also available at www.seattlemonorail.com.
Carpool & Parking Rates at Seattle Center
Carpool rates are in effect Friday-Sunday at all parking facilities operated by Seattle Center. Rates are $15. Look for the Seattle Center logo to make sure you are parking in the least expensive spaces and to insure that your parking fees help support Seattle Center's grounds, gardens, fountains and free public programs.
Parking & Access for Physically Challenged Persons
All buildings at Seattle Center are fully accessible. Disabled parking is available at all lots. If a lot appears to be full, ask a Seattle Center attendant for disabled access.
Besides the major routes to the Seattle Center via the Mercer Street or Stewart Street exits off I-5, consider using alternates routes, such as Highway 99, Denny Way and Elliot Avenue.
The Seattle Center offers a parking, traffic and transportation hotline. For current information call (206) 233-3989. For current Puget Sound traffic conditions visit www.seattlecenter.com