J&M Cafe and Cardroom

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Seattle’s Oldest Bar

The J&M got its name from partners Jamieson and McFarland, who opened for business in Pioneer Square in 1892. It served as a gambling and dancing establishment for the men of the Gold Rush. Its ceiling is pressed tin, rumored to have been installed by Italian craftsmen. The bar-back is made of Austrian mahogany — transported around the Cape in the late 1890s.

In 1974 The J & M served as the backdrop for a scene in the John Wayne movie, ‘McQ’.

Lost to history but remembered always.

201 1st Ave. S
Seattle, WA 98104

Closed in 2019

J&M Cafe and Cardroom t-shirts from Seattle, WA and Desteenation are made in the U.S.A. with ultra soft 100% cotton. Our water-based inks leave a soft-hand feel on these t-shirts. Guaranteed to fade over time.

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