"Mutiny Hall" sounds like somewhere that should be host to constant pirate bar fights—or at least one very overserved person dressed as a pirate—but the most raucous thing I saw in the Ravenna bar and restaurant was a commercial for Doritos tacos on a huge flat-screen TV. A large but subdued birthday party was going on. A server emerged from the kitchen carrying so many plates, he looked like a Christmas tree decorated with burgers.

Owner Seth Howard named the place after Mutiny Bay on Whidbey Island, home of his grandma. While Mutiny Hall's upside-down chair logo is meant to subtly imply mayhem, Seth says throwing furniture in the restaurant is discouraged.

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