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Tia Lou

Neighbourhood: Belltown
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Address: 2218 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98121-1615
Phone Number: +1 206-733-8226
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Rude, Pushy Staff and super shady

Going to this place was the idea of a local Seattle girlfriend who wanted to go dancing. The place is small, and seemed to engender a very unhealthy sort of control by a lot of... read more

1 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 July 2015
ExcitedWolf
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Santa Rosa, California
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Santa Rosa, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Going to this place was the idea of a local Seattle girlfriend who wanted to go dancing. The place is small, and seemed to engender a very unhealthy sort of control by a lot of grisly, overweight bouncers. One of our friends that accompanied us (male) had consumed 2 drinks, and was escorted out of the "speaker box" (not even... More 

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1 Thank ExcitedWolf
Conrad, Montana, United States
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015

Went for cinco de mayo, with 2 other girls and felt very uncomfortable. Bar staff not very friendly.

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2 Thank Wendy M
Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

Went there in my visit to Seattle and had fun. The crowd was energetic and fun. Not exactly top rated but at least worth the visit. The bar tenders are not dedicated even when you order bottle service. Not worth it tipping.

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2 Thank Anthony I
Seattle
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

“Terrible!!” Jun 7, 2014 I went here with my friend and all i can say is this place is TERRIBLE. The club is tiny and when i entered, the casher are AGGRESSIVE. and the bartender charge me twice. What a jerk! The crowd is ghetto everything was dirty and gross. I left after 40 minutes or so. Would not recommend... More 

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2 Thank Lediaaa
Seattle, Washington
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014

this place SUCKS!!! that's all i gotta say. went here for new years eve because some friends wanted to check it out and boy am i glad i paid for it ahead of time. $30 bucks online to get in, some paid $80 at the door!!! so here goes the review: - Crazy bouncers that are rude, tried to kick... More 

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4 Thank inuyarik
Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

I went here to ring in the new year with some friends and all i can say is this place is TERRIBLE. The club is tiny and the bouncers are aggressive. I'm a girl and when i entered, the bouncer pushed me out because he didnt get a close look at my I.D. What a jerk! The crowd is ghetto... More 

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4 Thank grasshopper1984
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013

Run by very rude and racist security guys. When you enter, they search you in an offensive way, and point their fingers in a rude manner, depending on your race and skin color. Once inside, they set their own rules (Dont stand at the bar unless you order a drink, dont stand here etc..). You can only break these rules... More 

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3 Thank expertflyer
Seattle, Washington
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54 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2013 via mobile

In the growing trend of sleazy Belltown nightclubs Tia Lou's establishes the low bar, hands down. The filthy tables and floors, filthy bathrooms, rude staff, unsavory drunken crowd (don't get me wrong, I like drunken crowds - when they're fun - nothing fun about the crowd here) all add up to a must-miss experience. The only high point is they... More 

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3 Thank 444RayS
seattle
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2012

after drinking here after hours (past 2am) here feb 22 2012. i guess nobody seems to care because she only killed herself and nobody else was hurt? i feel bad for her family. They deserve to know the truth. and tia lou's should be held responsible for allowing this to go on. this is such a tragedy and didn't have... More 

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7 Thank tialouseattle
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2012 via mobile

Event to order a drink and the bartender was rude and the food had hair in it. There are ants crawling around my table not happy won't be going back ever.

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