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Seattle, WA Restaurant Guide

The modern-day farm-to-table movement doesn’t exist without the Pacific Northwest – and Seattle is right at the heart of it. One of the country’s most experienced and sophisticated dining scenes, Seattle has always focused on fresh catches, fresh vegetables, and fresh approaches to cooking. So whether you’re picking out piroshkis at Pike’s Place Market or looking to bite into some Bok Choy in Ballard, we’ve got you covered.

Let’s start with Seattle’s neighborhoods.  Between cultural districts with rich histories and revitalized neighborhoods with positive vibes, Seattle has great neighborhoods to discover.  We’re aiming to cover all of the incredible neighborhoods in Seattle – everything from beach West Seattle to historical Pioneer Square to brilliant meals in Ballard.  To start, we’ve got the best meals to eat around Capitol Hill and great restaurants near Lumen Field.

Seattle’s waterfront history is rich.  As one of the key shipping lanes to Asia, millions of goods and products come through Seattle’s ports every year.  With dozens of miles of waterfront property in the Seattle area, we’re covering a list of some of Seattle’s best waterfront restaurants.  In fact, Seattle’s waterfront is so appealing, that millions of visitors fly every year to visit the pearl of the Pacific Northwest.  For those taking a romantic waterfront getaway, Seattle is second to none.  We cover the most romantic restaurants in Seattle in our guides.

The Pink Door
Sawyer
Re:public
Radiator Whiskey
Forum Social House
The White Swan Public House
Nue
Skalka
The Pink Door
19 Gold
Majito
Di Fiora
Six Seven Restaurants
Altura
2120
The Pink Door
Canlis
The Capital Grille
The Butcher's Table
Ruth's Chris Steak House
El Gaucho
Metropolitan Grill
Buenos Aires Grill
Ironsteak
The Grill From Ipanema
JaK's Grill (West Seattle)
Kokkaku
BOCA Restobar & Grill
The Melrose Grill
D’ La Santa
Ray's Boathouse
Westward
Agua Verde Cafe
Maximilien Restaurant
The Fisherman's Restaurant
Elliott's Oyster House
Stonehouse Cafe
Magnuson Cafe and Brewery 
Pub 70
The Pink Door
Barrio Mexican Kitchen & Bar
Osteria la Spiga
Cactus
Glo's
HoneyHole Sandwiches
Ristorante Machiavelli
Plum Vegan Bistro
Oddfellows Cafe + Bar
Harvest Vine
Spinasse
Cafe Flora
Espresso Vivace Roasteria
Nishino
Ramen Danbo
Kizuki Ramen and Izakaya
Arashi Ramen
Yoroshiku
Midnite Ramen
Samurai Noodle
Betsutenjin Ramen
Momosan Seattle
OOINK
Teinei
Hokkaido Ramen Santouka University Village
Harbor City Restaurant
Tian Fu
Sichuanese Cuisine
Biang Biang Noodles
Ming Garden
Hai Di Lao Hot Pot
Xi'an Noodles
151 Days
Buerjia Chinese Sauerkraut Fish
Chengdu Taste
Hounds Tooth Public House
BB.Q Chicken
Sisters and Brothers
Stars in the Sky
Pioneer Square Drinks & Eats
Quick Pack Food Mart
Hue Ky Mi Gia
Lil Red Takeout and Catering
Ba Bar
Tat’s Delicatessen
Dahlia Bakery
Cupcake Royale
Macrina Baker
The London Plane
Le Panier
Baked
Baguette Box
Essential Baking Company
Pane d'Amore
The Bakerie
Gainsbourg
Le Caviste
Le Pichet
Place Pigalle
Cafe Campagne
Marmite
Café Presse
L'Oursin
Umi Sake House
Kisaku Japanese Restaurant
Wasabi
Maneki Restaurant & Lounge
Shiro's Sushi Restaurant & Lounge Seattle
Kumo Japanese Restaurant & Lounge Seattle
Suika
Fuji Sushi
Momiji Sushi and Lounge Seattle WA
Blue C sushi
Plum Bistro
Harvest Beat
Next Level Burger
Pi Vegan Pizzeria
Georgetown Liquor Company
Frankie and Jo's
Araya's Place
Broadfork Café
Wayward Vegan Café
ChuMinh Tofu and Veggie Deli
Wayward Vegan Cafe
El Borracho
Assaggio Ristorante
The Pink Door
Spinasse
II Terrazzo Carmine
Altura
Salumi Deli
Bar del Corso
13 coins Seattle
Field to table
Paragon Seattle
II Terrazzo Carmine
Tavolata
Mox Cafe
Evviva Wood Fire Pizza
Thai Tom
Araya's Place
Cafe Flora
Cafe Fiore
Salumi
Bimbo's Cantina
Blind Pig Bistro
Osteria La Spiga
Lark
Ray's Boathouse
Barking Frog
Dahlia Lounge
Palace Kitchen
Wayward Vegan Cafe
The Juicy Cafe
Pi Vegan Pizzeria
In the Bowl Bistro
Cafe Flora
Plum Bistro
Broadfork Cafe
Seattle Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant
Araya’s Place
Harvest Beat
ChuMinh Tofu and Vegan Deli
Addo
May Kitchen and Bar
Tony's Bakery
Delish Ethiopian Cuisine
Archipelago
Super Six
Il Nido
Musang
Jackson’s Catfish Corner
Meskel
RockCreek Seafood & Spirits
Six Seven Restaurant & Lounge.
Westward
Vendemmia
Omega Ouzeri
Boat Bar
Goldfinch Tavern
Coastal Kitchen
Matt’s in the Market
Shuckers
No Anchor
Kathmandu Momocha
Frelard Tamales
Xi’an Noodles
Arepa Venezuelan Kitchen
Spice Waala
Marination
Emerald City Fish and Chips
Taco Street
Spinasse
Canlis
Six Seven Restaurant
Westward and Little Gull
Mbar
The Pink Door
Matt’s In the Market
The capital Grille
Fonte Cafe
Milstead & Co.
Fuel Coffee
Zeitgeist Zeitgeist,
Street Bean Espresso
Cafe Ladro
Espresso Vivace Roasteria
Flying Apron
Cafe Solstice
Caffe Vita
Sunny Hill Seattle
Post Alley Pizza
Blotto
Bruciato
Rocco's
Southpaw
Humble Pie
Breezy Town Pizza
Proletariat Pizza
El Parche Colombiano
Stoneburner
Dreamland Bar & Diner
Bounty Kitchen
Simply Soulful
Olmstead
Tilikum Place Café
Dacha Diner
Nue
Portage Bay Cafe
Chinook’s at Salmon Bay
Skillet Capitol Hill
Bacco Cafe
Shiro's Sushi
Sushi Kashiba
Wataru
Sushi Kappo Tamura
Mashiko
Momiji
Umi Sake House
Altura
CJ's Eatery
Tulio
The Pink Door
Sawyer
Re:public
Radiator Whiskey
Forum Social House
The White Swan Public House
Nue
The Pink Door
19 Gold
Majito
Di Fiora
Altura
2120
The Pink Door
Canlis
The Butcher's Table
Ruth's Chris Steak House
El Gaucho
Metropolitan Grill
Buenos Aires Grill
Ironsteak
The Grill From Ipanema
JaK's Grill (West Seattle)
Kokkaku
BOCA Restobar & Grill
The Melrose Grill
D’ La Santa
Ray's Boathouse
Westward
Agua Verde Cafe
Maximilien Restaurant
The Fisherman's Restaurant
Elliott's Oyster House
Stonehouse Cafe
Photo credit: Yelp.com
Magnuson Cafe and Brewery 
Photo credit: Yelp.com
Pub 70
Photo credit: Yelp.com
The Pink Door
Barrio Mexican Kitchen & Bar
Osteria la Spiga
Cactus
Glo's
HoneyHole Sandwiches
Ristorante Machiavelli
Plum Vegan Bistro
Oddfellows Cafe + Bar
Harvest Vine
Spinasse
Cafe Flora
Espresso Vivace Roasteria
Nishino
Ramen Danbo
Kizuki Ramen and Izakaya
Arashi Ramen
Yoroshiku
Midnite Ramen
Samurai Noodle
Betsutenjin Ramen
Momosan Seattle
OOINK
Teinei
Hokkaido Ramen Santouka University Village
Harbor City Restaurant
Tian Fu
Sichuanese Cuisine
Biang Biang Noodles
Ming Garden
Hai Di Lao Hot Pot
Xi'an Noodles
151 Days
Buerjia Chinese Sauerkraut Fish
Chengdu Taste
Hounds Tooth Public House
BB.Q Chicken
Sisters and Brothers
Stars in the Sky
Pioneer Square Drinks & Eats
Quick Pack Food Mart
Hue Ky Mi Gia
Lil Red Takeout and Catering
Ba Bar
Tat’s Delicatessen
Dahlia Bakery
Cupcake Royale
Macrina Baker
The London Plane
Le Panier
Baked
Baguette Box
Essential Baking Company
Pane d'Amore
The Bakerie
Gainsbourg
Le Caviste
Le Pichet
Place Pigalle
Cafe Campagne
Marmite
Café Presse
L'Oursin
Umi Sake House
Kisaku Japanese Restaurant
Wasabi
Maneki Restaurant & Lounge
Shiro's Sushi Restaurant & Lounge Seattle
Fuji Sushi
Momiji Sushi and Lounge Seattle WA
Plum Bistro
Harvest Beat
Next Level Burger
Pi Vegan Pizzeria
Georgetown Liquor Company
Frankie and Jo's
Araya's Place
Broadfork Café
Wayward Vegan Café
ChuMinh Tofu and Veggie Deli
Wayward Vegan Cafe
El Borracho
Assaggio Ristorante
The Pink Door
Spinasse
II Terrazzo Carmine
Altura
Salumi Deli
Bar del Corso
13 coins Seattle
Field to table
Paragon Seattle
II Terrazzo Carmine
Mox Cafe
Evviva Wood Fire Pizza
Thai Tom
Araya's Place
Cafe Flora
Cafe Fiore
Salumi
Bimbo's Cantina
Blind Pig Bistro
Osteria La Spiga
Ray's Boathouse
Barking Frog
Palace Kitchen
Wayward Vegan Cafe
The Juicy Cafe
Pi Vegan Pizzeria
In the Bowl Bistro
Cafe Flora
Plum Bistro
Broadfork Cafe
Seattle Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant
Araya’s Place
Harvest Beat
ChuMinh Tofu and Vegan Deli
Addo
May Kitchen and Bar
Tony's Bakery
Delish Ethiopian Cuisine
Archipelago
Super Six
Il Nido
Musang
Jackson’s Catfish Corner
Meskel
RockCreek Seafood & Spirits
Westward
Vendemmia
Omega Ouzeri
Boat Bar
Coastal Kitchen
Matt’s in the Market
Kathmandu Momocha
Frelard Tamales
Spice Waala
Marination
Emerald City Fish and Chips
Taco Street
Spinasse
Canlis
Westward and Little Gull
Mbar
The Pink Door
Matt’s In the Market
Fonte Cafe
Milstead & Co.
Fuel Coffee
Zeitgeist Zeitgeist,
Street Bean Espresso
Cafe Ladro
Espresso Vivace Roasteria
Flying Apron
Cafe Solstice
Caffe Vita
Sunny Hill Seattle
Post Alley Pizza
Blotto
Bruciato
Rocco's
Southpaw
Humble Pie
Breezy Town Pizza
Proletariat Pizza
El Parche Colombiano
Stoneburner
Dreamland Bar & Diner
Bounty Kitchen
Simply Soulful
Olmstead
Tilikum Place Café
Dacha Diner
Nue
Portage Bay Cafe
Chinook’s at Salmon Bay
Skillet Capitol Hill
Bacco Cafe
Shiro's Sushi
Sushi Kashiba
Wataru
Sushi Kappo Tamura
Mashiko
Momiji
Umi Sake House
Altura
CJ's Eatery
Tulio

Going back to the connection to Asia via Seattle’s shipping history – Seattle’s Asian community is one of the largest and most vibrant in the country.  With hundreds of thousands of Japanese and Chinese immigrants in the area, along with access to fresh seafood from its coastal location, Seattle has the best Sushi spots and Dim Sum dining in America.  You can find Seattle’s best Sushi, Ramen, Chinese food and more in our guides.

Seattle is also known for its left-of-center, healthy approach to personal health and the environment.  That’s why Seattle’s vegan and vegetarian communities are enormous – and why the Vegan and Vegetarian restaurants are world-class.  We’re visiting vegan and vegetarian spots all over the Seattle area and covering the best bites of each in our blogs.  

Finally, like many west coast cities, Seattle’s start came from adventurers, explorers, and prospectors coming to the area looking for gold.  Like many at the time, they relied on sourdough bread to keep them fed during that journey.  That tradition has stayed all along the west coast, not just in San Francisco.  Seattle bakeries make incredible bread, pastries, and other goods dating back over a century.  We list some of our favorites – along with the best cafes in a coffee-loving town – in our guides.  

Restaurants, Seattle

9 Seattle Restaurants That Make Group Dining A Breeze

Entertaining large groups of family or friends can be difficult because not all restaurants can accommodate. You need plenty of space where you and your friends can spread out and enjoy each others company. You also have to look for menus that everyone will find something to enjoy. Luckily, we’ve put together a list of some of the tastiest restaurants in Seattle that can also accommodate your whole crew. 

Restaurants, Seattle

6 Totally Unique Restaurants in Seattle, Washington

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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6 Fancy Restaurants That Are Worth the Splurge in Seattle

Whether you are celebrating a special occasion or just looking for a regular date night spot, there a few fabulous and fancy restaurants in Seattle that are worth the extra dinero. Seattle’s dining scene is full of international influence that have shaped the unique menus in restaurants all around the city, making each dining experience extra special. The establishments listed below also providing top-notch experience to all guests. So put on your best pair of heels or suit for Seattle’s fine dining scene. Here are some splurge-worthy fancy restaurants in Seattle!

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The 13 Absolute Best Steakhouses in Seattle

Seattle is a one-of-a-kind port city with a rich culinary history and diverse population. That’s why it’s no surprise that Seattle has such an incredible selection of steakhouses. The issue for most people is how to choose the best one out of the available options. Fear not! We’ve compiled a list of the best steakhouses in Seattle. Keep reading for our recommendations. 

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Scenic Waterfront Restaurants in Seattle

One of the many delights of living in Seattle is access to a marvelous waterfront scene. This is a city of incredible views at every turn. It’s also a city where you can have fun exploring the waterfront. The waterfront is a thriving place with lots of things to see and do. It’s also one place where you can have a really good meal. If you are looking for places to dine next to the waterfront, you’re in luck. Seattle has lots of spaces with stunning views of the water.

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13 of Capitol Hill’s Absolute Best Restaurants in Seattle

Capitol Hill is one of our favorite neighborhoods in Seattle, packed with diverse attractions from restaurants and eateries to shops to clubs. You’ll have plenty of great choices while you’re there. So next time you’re in the area, try out a few of these Capitol Hill Restaurants in Seattle.

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Seattle’s Absolute Best Ramen Restaurants

Seattle’s famous drizzly weather means that ramen is always a good idea. It is an ideal comfort dish, and most people love it. There are four basic types of ramen: Shio, which is made with salt; Miso, which is made with soybean paste; Shoyu, which is made with soy sauce; and Tonkotsu, which is made with pork bone broth. With that said, here are the best ramen spots in Seattle. 

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Where To Find Seattle’s Top Chinese Restaurants

Chinese restaurants are very common throughout the Seattle area, representing so many different traditions of Chinese cuisine. There are a plethora of excellent restaurants to choose from Chinatown International District. And whether you’re in the mood for noodles, hot pot or Chinese barbecue, there’s something for you! Here are some of the best Chinese restaurants in Seattle with the best Chinese food.

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The Best, Most Delicious Wings in Seattle

In the chicken wings arena, Seattle is the place to be! Whether you fancy grilled or deep-fried, saucy or crispy, Southern or Korean, Seattle’s chicken wing scene will sweep you off your feet! Craftily prepared for a perfect takeout or delivery dish, these wings are overly enticing right out of the fryer, and you’ll probably munch your way through, barely getting your order home. If you’re in town, we’ve rounded up below some of the best wings in Seattle, sure to satisfy your cravings.

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Crave-Worthy Bakeries in Seattle

Besides being known for it’s unique coffee culture, the emerald city is also known for its baked goods and desserts. Several bakeries continue on this legacy of tasty treats. Take a look at the list of the ten best bakeries in Seattle and see if you can find your new favorite place to grab some delicious treats.

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Wonderful French Restaurants in Seattle

France is one of the world’s most visited countries. There are many good reasons so many people adore French cuisine. It’s all about the use of fabulous ingredients and amazing techniques. If you are in search of French cuisine in Seattle, you’re in luck. There are lots of wonderful French restaurants in Seattle. That makes it easier than ever to find exactly what you want to eat. You’ll find upscale options that are right for a special occasion. You’ll also find many wonderful dining options that are ideal for a casual Sunday brunch when you want to relax with friends and family.

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The Top Japanese Restaurants in Seattle

Seattle has a lot of great restaurants, but if you are looking for the best Japanese food in town, look no further than these top-rated restaurants. Japonessa, Umi Sake House, Kisaku Japanese Restaurant, Maneki, and Nishino are all highly acclaimed for their delicious sushi rolls, teriyaki chicken, and other traditional Japanese cuisines. So if you’re in the mood for some fantastic sushi or tempura, be sure to check out one of these fantastic Seattle restaurants!

The Emerald City is a tree-lined beauty on the Northwest coast, one of the true pearls in America’s urban portfolio.  Whether it’s a rich history, vibrant neighborhoods, an incredible Asian community, waterfront living, a healthy lifestyle, or just good bread, Seattle is a city worth spending your time in.  It may rain in Seattle, but there’s always a delicious place to duck into.