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The Countdown Begins - The Griz will be closing it's doors on December 31, 2019.
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2317 N. 45th St - Seattle, WA, 98103

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“Neighborhood favorite Korochka Tavern plans to re-open early next year in Wallingford It will replace another neighborhood pub favorite, the Grizzled Wizard, which is closing after 10 years at the N 45th Street location. Grizzled Wizard general manager Ed O’Brien posted a gracious announcement on Facebook, thanking his customers and welcoming the new tenants. The bar’s…

If you haven’t heard by now, it’s true: after nearly a decade serving the wonderful people of Wallingford and beyond, the Grizzled Wizard is calling it quits. It’s been a great run and it was our pleasure being here for you. It’s no exaggeration to say that we have the best goddamn customers, and many of whom are practically family to the staff, and to each other.

Our last day of operations will be Tuesday, December 31st, exactly 10 years to the day from when we got the keys to what would become The Most Extreme Dive in the Multiverse™.

As far as the future of the Grizz space, we’re happy to let you know that our friends from Korochka Tavern (formerly of Lake City) will be making their new home there. We felt that they would make a strong addition to the neighborhood, and we think that everyone who made our little community what it was will find a home there too. No opening day set for them, but stay tuned to social media for updates.

Whether it’s been five days or five years since you’ve visited the Grizz, please stop by in the next few weeks. We’d love to see you.

-Ed O’Brien
Grizzled Wizard GM