Seattle boasts waterfront views, lush hikes, and a lively underground music scene. It is a city bursting with life and history from its start as a logging town to a now bustling tech hub. With such diversity in life comes diversity in food, and Seattle is no stranger to authentic and delicious dishes from around the world. Here are 10 of Seattle’s best restaurants.
In the neighborhood that hosts the ever-colorful Solstice Festival lies a casual burger-shack grilling up some serious patties. Enjoy some sun this summer on their open-air patio as you bite into burgers topped with crisp veggies, savory cheeses, and creamy sauces. Go for The Classic and you won’t be disappointed. The atmosphere at Uneeda will make you feel right at home – the service is friendly, the customers are happy, and there’s a sense of ease in the air. It’s a joint that stays humble and keeps making what its good at – delicious juicy burgers.
4302 Fremont Ave. N. Seattle, WA +1(206) 547-2600
So much can be said for lunch and dinner, but so much more for breakfast. Morsel has two locations, one in Ballard and one in the University District, and both serve hearty breakfast sandwiches with piping hot cups of coffee. It’s a cozy cafe that delivers fresh food and a friendly environment. Try their creamy biscuits and gravy or “The Spanish Fly” topped with prosciutto and Mama Lil’s peppers. Sop up the fun from the night before and get your caffeine fix at one of Seattle’s most beloved cafes.
4754 University Way NE Seattle, WA 98105 +1(206) 268-0154
If you think you need to travel to Philly in order to enjoy a true cheesesteak, then think again! Calozzi’s Cheesesteaks serves up some of the most mouthwatering cheesy sandwiches in town. Located in one of Seattle’s sleepier neighborhoods, this places is sure to leave you wanting to return again and again. They offer a huge variety of sandwiches, from peppered cheesesteaks to the famous classic. Order them “wit” fried onions to get the true experience. If you’re feeling adventurous, try one with cheese whiz. The meat is tender, the bread is fresh, and the service is spectacular. This one is a must in Seattle.
7016 E Marginal Way S Seattle, WA 98108 +1(206) 762-1777
Bluestone boasts some amazing Korean and Japanese food that packs a punch of flavor. It is located in Capitol Hill, but is so small you could easily pass by without a thought – which would definitely be a huge mistake. Affordable and delicious, it’s a good place to try all sorts of authentic dishes ranging from spicy pork to bibimbap – and don’t get caught without a side of their homemade kimchi! Almost everything is served in large stone bowls that hold in the heat; you’ll be coming back for more once you leave this establishment.
1631 E Olive Way Seattle, WA 98102 +1(206) 726-0141
This relaxed sandwich shop is the perfect place for a late lunch and offers exactly what its name says – meat and bread. But that’s not all, their sandwiches come seasoned and full of fresh veggies – the type of food you’ll want to write home about. This place has high ceilings, open space, and offers a modern vibe that compliments the rest of the city. Try their porchetta sandwich.
1201 10th Ave Seattle, WA 98122