Belltown Pub closes its doors after 9 years

Another Seattle bar has announced that it has closed its doors permanently.

Belltown Pub, located on First Avenue, has been in the Belltown neighborhood for nine years and owners ZED (Zach, Erwin & Dave) posted on their Facebook page that they were officially closed on Tuesday.

The reason behind the closure was "ever-rising costs to continue operations out ways the benefits" and they were "forced into a difficult position to close our doors permanently."

Their full post is below.

"Dear valued fans of Belltown Pub…

"It is with immense sadness to announce that after 9 Years of serving the Belltown community, tourists, townies, multiple college alumni and our loyal patrons of Belltown Pub, effective today, May 28th, 2019 we are officially closed.

"Unfortunately, the ever-rising costs to continue operations out ways the benefits and we are forced into a difficult position to close our doors permanently. It has been an extreme pleasure serving all that has come through the doors over the past 9 years and are thankful for the support, love and loyalty received from many of our guests.

"As we turn the page to a new chapter, what will be missed most are the bonds and friendships of our employees (past and present) and regular guests. Our employees and regulars are considered our family. They are the very soul and backbone of our business, a spirit like no other, which positively transcended throughout every corner of the pub. We will miss the smiles, laughter, tears shared and relish the many memories made.

It has been a great pleasure and wish all the very best!

~ZED, Owners"

The announcement did not mention any future plans.

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