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6 Totally Unique Restaurants in Seattle, Washington

Nue
Skalka
The Pink Door
19 Gold
Majito
Di Fiora
Nue
The Pink Door
19 Gold
Majito
Di Fiora

Seattle is a famous destination for several reasons, and one of the things that attracts people is the fantastic food scene. There are many fun and unique restaurants to explore from established chefs all over the city. But if you are exploring Washington for the first time, you might not know where to start when it comes to picking fun places to eat, but we got you covered. Here is a list of some of the most unique restaurants in Seattle you should check out! 

 


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Nue

1519 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122, United States
(206) 257-0312

Everything from the menu to the ambiance makes Nue different from other restaurants. This is a small restaurant with limited seats, so if you go here be sure to call ahead. The weekend brunch/lunch menu is a favorite for tons of people. It has dishes like French tacos, Trinidadian doubles, chicken and waffles, and several other tasty items. A special thing Nue does is they offer cocktail kits to help you recreate some of your favorite drinks. Creativity is at the core of everything they do here from menu items to your experience. 

 


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Skalka

77 Spring St, Seattle, WA 98104, United States
(206) 4080-8169

Skalka is a unique lunch and breakfast spot downtown. The light-filled café serves Khachapuri, also known as bread boats, and they are fresh, hot bread and cheese, topped with an egg yolk and other ingredients. Their menu is simple, but it has all the breakfast staples you need to start your day. They make small batches of dough several times a day to ensure every meal is fresh. You can accompany the unique bread with cold-pressed orange juice or freshly roasted coffee. One of their simple, yet delicious, bread bowls has melty fresh cheese, grass-fed butter, and soft runny egg yolk. 

 


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The Pink Door

1919 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101, United States
(206) 443-3241

The Pink Door is a well-known restaurant in the city. Those who have been there can’t get enough, while those who haven’t been yet are in for a treat. Here you will experience a unique atmosphere and their produce-driven menu. They have outside seating as well as a relaxing indoor dining experience. They often have some kind of entertainment like cabaret, trapeze, tarot, and live music. The food is fresh, simple, and seasonal. Pasta and risotto dishes are great dinner options, but there are other things on the menu worth considering, like a salumi platter.

 


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19 Gold

3601 Fremont Ave N #101, Seattle, WA 98103, United States
(206) 588-0952

This is the first Taiwanese Malatang in the city. Besides their signature Matalangs, they also have other seafood dishes, rice, noodles, sides, and appetizers. It’s always fun to eat at a place like this because you can try something new. That is the beauty of exploring different cultures through food. Their name is from their Malatang broth which contains 19 different species. They do offer a lot of uncommon Taiwanese dishes, but they also have some common beef, lamb, chicken, and pork meals if you want something familiar.

 


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Majito

7545 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115, United States
(206) 525-3162

Majito is a small eatery with a Latin American inspired menu and they have live music from time to time. There are a few seats outside if you want to enjoy a meal out there when the weather is nice. Finding the spot can be a little tricky but they offer helpful guides for how to get there. Some menu items include empanadas, ceviche, arepas, tortillas, and sandwiches are available. They also have vegetarian options as well. They’ve got all kinds of drinks to enjoy like coffee, cocktails, beer, and wine. 

 


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Di Fiora

1320 University St Suite 1, Seattle, WA 98101, United States
(206) 325-5508

Di Fiora is a vegetarian-friendly spot, and they use fresh, locally sourced ingredients. They have outdoor seating with heaters to make it warm and cozy. They offer special Asian fusion dishes uniquely prepared by the chef. They have menus for individual, family sharing, and lunch specials. Spicy French green beans, grilled pork shoulder, steak, Di Fiora rainbow, and Korat chicken wings are some of the menu items here. The salads in the menu here are also a big hit.