Have you ever been to The Loupe Lounge restaurant inside the Space Needle in Seattle? This restaurant has been closed for a long time so disappointed tourists and Washington natives alike are now rejoicing! The lounge at The Loupe is a special place to celebrate a special occasion, whether it's an anniversary, impressive first date, or even your birthday. The meal is prix fixe, so you pay one set fee for the entire meal and beverages.

TIP: Yelp reviews have mentioned that gratuity tip and dinner tax are not included in the cost to dine at The Loupe Lounge.

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WHAT IS THE LOUPE RESTAURANT INSIDE THE SPACE NEEDLE?

If you want an experience like none other, set atop one of the highest vantage points in the city, The Loupe Lounge fits the bill. This restaurant has tables along the corridor of glass floors that allow you to peer into the world below from 500 feet in the air. The floor revolves so that dinner patrons can enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of downtown Seattle and the Pier. You can order adult beverages and fine cuisine from the menu.

WHAT IS THE LOUPE SPACE NEEDLE RESTAURANT REOPENING DATE?

No doubt, the coronavirus pandemic caused the initial closure of Loupe Lounge, which opened in 2021 in the former Sky City restaurant location. The Loupe Lounge announced they will reopen on September 16, 2022.

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WHAT ARE THE LOUPE LOUNGE'S HOURS OF OPERATION?

The Loupe Lounge is open from noon to 9 p.m. every day.

HOW MUCH ARE RESERVATIONS AT THE LOUPE LOUNGE?

You can't just walk in The Loupe and expect to be seated; you have to book your reservations in advance. No one under age 21 years of age is allowed to get in. That's right, no kids allowed at The Loupe! There are a few dinner and beverage package options to choose from, so not everyone will get the same experience, so that's cool.

"Experiment with the unexpected with Nitrogen Theory, explore bold flavors of future Americana with Space Cowboy, or adventure south with Navel of the Moon, the newest addition to the Loupe Lounge." - Space Needle Loupe Lounge

A reservation at The Loupe is $200 per person.

I CAN'T STAND MY FRIENDS AND I JUST WANT TO VISIT THE LOUPE LOUNGE ALL BY MYSELF. CAN I BOOK A SOLO RESERVATION AT THE LOUPE LOUNGE? PLEASE SAY YES.

I'm gonna have to say NO and that you are a loner who might want to look into making some new friends or just watch videos on the YouTubes of other people going to The Loupe. But you do raise a valid point, for some strange reason, single people are not allowed to book a reservation at Loupe Lounge. They only take reservations of 2 or more people. Ain't that a...

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WHAT KIND OF FOOD IS ON THE MENU AT THE LOUPE LOUNGE?

One visitor to The Loupe Lounge did a Yelp review and raved about their truffle fries, foie gras dessert, and Waygu burger sliders.

HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS TO THE TOP OF THE SPACE NEEDLE IN SEATTLE?

If you want to see the award-winning Space Needle in Seattle and the Loupe Lounge is a bit too pricey for you, you can still buy a ticket to go up the elevator. Ticket prices are here.

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HOW OLD IS THE SPACE NEEDLE IN SEATTLE?

The Space Needle opened to the public in 1962 for the World's Fair. (Do they even do World's Fairs anymore?) It is officially 60 years old! Happy bday, Space Needle!

 

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