Best Karaoke: Rock Box

The people have spoken.

Do you love singing but hate the weird looks from bystanders and anyone within earshot? Do you enjoy Karaoke but also prefer more a intimate setting? Well Rock Box has a Japanese-style karaoke solution for you. At this Capitol Hill hangout you can rent out a room for you and your friends to belt out the lyrics to your favorite Tina Turner songs without anyone looking at you like you need a shot of thorazine from a muscle bound orderly. Rock Box has 12 rooms in many different size, the largest of which can accommodate 35 people is rented for a flat rate, while all other rooms go for $7 per person, per hour during peak hours, and $4 per person, per hour otherwise. 1603 Nagle Pl., 302-7625

First runner-up: Busch Gardens

Second runner-up: Hula Hula

Honorable mention: Skylark Cafe and Club, Crescent

Read about the rest of the Best of Seattle Reader Poll winners here. If you didn’t get a chance to vote this go-round, make sure your voice is heard next year. Email us at and we will let you know when nominations open for BoS 2017.

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