This classy-but-casual, modern restaurant is a perfect place to take a date or a business lunch. The Asian-fusion cuisine blends traditional Asian dishes with modern preparation styles. Try the sweet and crispy drunken chicken for a slight kick of spice, or the savory, saucy Mongolian beef paired with crisp green beans. Executive chef Jimmy Liang works to present interesting flavors and techniques in his tasty fusion dishes. Every dish is prepared with the freshest ingredients, many of which are sourced from local farmers.
Moontree Asian Tapas
Moontree Asian Tapas is a new restaurant located on the Everett marina waterfront. The chefs at Moontree use high-quality ingredients and freshly caught seafood in their cuisine. These dishes mix modern Japanese, Korean, and Chinese recipes with European techniques. Enjoy the beautiful view while you peruse the adventurous menu options, each carefully and artfully presented on the plate. The pork belly, softshell crab, and crab soup are all popular choices followed by a dessert of red bean or black sesame ice cream.
Enjoy the authentic Indian cuisine at Curries for a filling and spice-filled meal. The vibrant flavors of herbs and spices shine through in each carefully prepared dish. The tandoori delight is a good option to sample multiple tandoori entrees, and it is delicious paired with crispy, soft garlic naan. Order a cup of hot chai for a warm pick-me-up with fragrant cardamom, cinnamon, and ginger. Located in a strip mall, Curries also has a Sunday lunch buffet, which is an excellent deal.
Pasteur’s Noodle Soup
Taste distinctive, real Vietnamese flavors at Pasteur’s Noodle Soup. Try the popular pho or another noodle dish like pan-fried egg noodles with seafood. The chefs use plenty of herbs and spices to create delicious and complex broths for their noodle soups. Go for the brisket and meatball pho, a large bowl of flavorful broth with chunks of brisket and meatball mixed with scallions, white onions, and cilantro. Thai iced tea brings an excellent balance of sweetness to the savory meals. Enjoy your fresh food in the polished, roomy interior.
Kate’s Greek and American Deli
This beloved local spot serves a combination of classic American food mixed with a sampling of Greek cuisine. For breakfast or brunch, try the gyro scramble, which combines large slices of gyro meat with tomatoes, onions, spinach, and feta cheese or a more traditionally American meal of pancakes or country fried steak and eggs. For lunch, burgers, sandwiches, and gyros make excellent choices. Anything is made better with a side of Greek fries, cooked until crispy and topped with chunky feta dressing.
Opened in 1983, this small cafe has grown into a local favorite over the years. The owners have given the restaurant an inviting atmosphere with mixed-and-matched decor and local artwork. Along with delicious pies and other baked goods, The Sisters is a good spot for lovingly made home cooking. A sandwich and soup combo is a perfect remedy on a cold day, and the sandwiches are loaded with toppings. The food at The Sisters is prepared in a chunky, hearty fashion. This, added to the friendly and helpful staff, will make you will feel right at home.
Brooklyn Bros. Pizzeria
Brooklyn Bros. Pizzeria serves authentic, New York-style pizza with a crispy crust and chewy center. Huge, thin slices of pizza should be folded over to be eaten in the true Brooklyn manner. Brooklyn Bros. uses high-quality ingredients and each pizza is baked in a stone oven at 550 degrees Fahrenheit or hotter, creating a light and airy dough with a charred look and a smoky flavor. Pizzas are topped with fresh mozzarella, Italian-grown tomatoes, handmade sausages, and other flavorful ingredients. Try The Hudson, topped with sausage, roasted red pepper, Polly-O ricotta cheese, and roasted garlic.
Nick’s Jr. Burgers and Gyros
This fantastic burger joint has a great selection of gourmet burgers, beer, and bottled sodas. Try the peanut butter bacon burger, a patty topped with crunchy peanut butter, crisp bacon, lettuce, tomato, and homemade mayo. The fusion burger blends Greek and American with a patty topped with gyro meat, Swiss cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, and mayo. Nick’s fries are hand-cut every day and seasoned with a special blend of herbs and spices. The staff is friendly and make selecting one burger from the creative menu a bit easier. The daily handmade burgers at Nick’s were voted as one of the top burgers in Washington.
In Hawaiian, ‘Kama’aina’ means child of the land and ‘Grindz’ refers to the Hawaiian slang word for eating. Chef and owner Dean Shinagawa was born and raised in Oahu, Hawaii. When he moved to Seattle in 1995 he began to miss the island flavors he grew up with. Kama’aina Grindz is a casual restaurant that serves Hawaiian fusion cooking. Shinagawa’s recipes blend Hawaiian flavors with modern techniques and Asian cuisine. Start with a mini Spam musubi, a popular Hawaiian dish of grilled Spam atop rice and wrapped in seaweed. For an entree, try the Kauai-style teriyaki beef sandwich served with ginger wasabi aioli and creamy teriyaki sauce on top of tender strips of beef.
Katana serves high-quality, fresh sushi and sashimi. Created by the same people who run Terracotta Red, Katana is known for artfully plated dishes and standout, fresh ingredients. Take a seat at the sushi bar and sip on a cup of sake. Start with an order of poke, your choice of salmon or tuna served with tobiko, green onion, and cucumber. Try the special Katana Roll, prepared with salmon, albacore, tuna, cucumber, and tobiko topped with escolar and spicy sauce. Another good choice is the Deadliest Catch roll, which is made with maguro tuna, crab, and tobiko topped with seaweed and spicy tuna. The exposed brick interior gives Katana a cozy, warm feeling.