Bayside – Everett, WA

The Bayside neighborhood of Everett oozes historic charm thanks to many homes that date back to the early-1900s. The coastal community features a nautical feel and whimsical appeal to residents and visitors alike. With the Naval Station's close proximity, Bayside houses a higher than average number of active military professionals. Situated on Port Gardner Bay in the city of Everett and north of Seattle, Bayside's allure comes from its laid-back way of life and close proximity to large cities. Bayside houses lower- to middle-class residents with strong ties to military and executive life. Locals to the area have strong historical and cultural tendencies and enjoy a safe, comfortable life.

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Restaurants & Nightlife

Characterized by locally-owned restaurants and pubs serving a variety of cuisines including Asian, Indian, American, Mexican, Southern, and Greek, dining in Bayside provides you with both safe and adventurous cuisine choices. For a diner-style breakfast or lunch, try Kate's Greek & American. Friendly wait staff and reasonable prices are what bring the locals into this deli. Gyros and other traditional Greek fare are served, but the shining star is the gyros scramble. Filled with tender gyro meat and fresh feta cheese, this dish is one you can't pass up. Plan ahead as the deli is typically packed for breakfast, which is a true testament to the excellence of the food served here. El Paraiso Mexican Grill serves the best Mexican food in town, which is evident by the huge crowd that frequents the establishment. The moment you walk in the door, you're greeted by friendly faces and welcomed with fresh homemade tortillas and salsa. The dining experience continues as you're seated and given a menu with over 400 tequilas and authentic Mexican entrees to choose from. Try the overstuffed burritos, or visit on Monday night to enjoy $1 tacos and beers. Nightlife in the community ranges from pubs and sports bars to dance clubs and lounges. Stop by The Irishmen for a Guinness and corned beef hash or head down to Tony V's Garage for live music, a full bar and American food with small price tags. The bar caters to a younger crowd, but adults of all ages are welcome.

History & Culture

One of the oldest neighborhoods in Everett, Bayside existed even before the city was incorporated in the late-1800s. The community and surrounding city of Everett experienced growth when J.J. Hill's Great Northern Railroad came to the area in the late-1800s. The docks, mills, business and homes sprung up to accommodate the growth, and many of the current structures date back to that time. Residents of the community bring their children to Imagine Children's Museum for a day full of fun and discovery. The museum features a rooftop playground, tree house, veterinary clinic, exhibits and restaurant. Price for admission runs about $10, and parking is limited to outside meters and paid lots. Arts and culture are prevalent in the neighborhood of Bayside and the surrounding city of Everett. The Everett Art Walk is an annual event that showcases artwork and features the history of the region.


Automobile, bike and foot are the primary modes of transportation in the neighborhood. In fact, Bayside residents travel by foot more than over 90 percent of the nation. Public transportation, cabs and services such as Uber are readily available in Bayside. For travel by air, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport provides destinations to most major cities domestically and internationally. Interstate 5 runs just along the neighborhood and allows for easy travel to Seattle and Tacoma. Other popular transportation services are the Amtrak and Sounder Train. Both have stations located in Everett, which is close and convenient. Free and paid parking can be found scattered throughout the neighborhood and within the surrounding city of Everett.


Cost of living in the Bayside area is typically lower than average compared to the city and higher than average compared to the nation. Rental of a one-bedroom residence generally runs around $1,030. A bus ride throughout the town typically runs $1 per trip, while the price of gas is 16 percent higher than the national average. A pint of beer ordinarily costs around $4 to $5.


Downtown Everett serves as the hub for shopping in the area. A mixture between high-end and low-price stores can be found, and the majority of the shops are locally owned specialty stores and boutiques. New and used women's fashion, both modern and vintage, can be found at Refresh Boutique. The shop carries affordable and trendy pieces and always has lots to choose from. Another nearby boutique that carries women's apparel and accessories is Renee's. This shop's high-quality merchandise and designer brands goes unrivalled in the area. The prices are reasonable for the quality, but pay attention to the strict return policy to avoid disappointment. For unique gifts, home decor and kitchen items, visit local boutique J Matheson Gifts, Kitchen & Gourmet. The store features a wide selection, and the customer service is impeccable. This shop even provides a gift-wrapping service. Customers can purchase items ranging from cookware, books, wallets and furniture, making this establishment a true one-stop shop. Locals typically purchase groceries from locally owned mini-marts and larger chain supermarkets such as Safeway. Safeway sells all the essentials, including produce, meat and dairy, at reasonabe prices. Wilsons Delicatessen, a small local mart, sells groceries, snacks and a few specialty items. Prices are higher-than-average, but convenience is key for the neighborhood. Open on Sundays, Everett Farmers' Market provides produce, specialty items, food and fun to the community. Parking is in abundance and the coastal location draws in the locals. Dogs are permitted to the market, and a wide selection of goods make a visit perfect for the whole family.


Bayside features multiple small parks, and its proximity to the bay gives residents plenty of outdoor activities from which to choose. Clark Park, a small neighborhood park, features a nice walking path and playground for your children. Another frequented location, Bayside Park, features beautiful views of the bay along an acre of pristine open space. Both parks are easily accessible, are dog-friendly and have ample free parking. The neighborhood of Bayside and city of Everett host a wide variety of events year-round, including The Fourth of July festival, music in the parks and Everett's Garden Arts Festival. The area always has something going on that your whole family is sure to enjoy.
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