Optimism Brewing Company among winners of Lyft's annual "Lyftie Awards"

Press Release

SEATTLE, December 4, 2018 – Lyft is celebrating the fourth iteration of the annual Lyftie Awards, a program that recognizes the most popular destinations in cities across the country. This year, Lyft has expanded the Lyfties to celebrate bars, concerts, gyms, neighborhoods, and more in 45 markets, including Seattle.

“Lyft helps Seattle residents experience and connect with their city in new and interesting ways. We’re proud to support the local Seattle community through convenient, affordable rides and by providing a flexible earning opportunity," said Todd Kelsay, General Manager, Lyft Pacific Northwest. "The Lyfties are a way for us to recognize the places that truly make Seattle unique and to say thank you for sharing a ride with us to places like Optimism Brewing Company and Portage Bay Cafe."

The winners for the 2018 Lyftie Awards in Seattle are: 

  • Most Visited Bar: Optimism Brewing Company

  • Most Popular Concert Venue: CenturyLink Field

  • Most Visited Restaurant for:

    • Brunch: Portage Bay Cafe, South Lake Union

    • Late night: Big Mario’s Pizza, Capitol Hill

  • Most Visited Fitness Studio/Gym: Washington Athletic Club

  • Most Visited Late Night Neighborhood: Capitol Hill

  • Only In Seattle: Seattle Center

To see the full list of winners in each of the 45 markets, visit the Lyftie Awards website. New users can use the code LYFTIES18 for $5 off of the first 2 rides to one of the winning destinations or anywhere across Seattle.

About Lyft
Lyft was founded in 2012 by Logan Green and John Zimmer to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation, and is available to 96 percent of the United States population as well as select cities in Canada. As the only rideshare company to offset carbon emissions from all rides, Lyft is committed to effecting positive change for our cities, and promoting transportation equity through shared rides, electric bikes and scooters, and public transit partnerships.