Seattle, WA

  (25 restaurants)    
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Cascina Spinasse
1531 14th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 251-7673
www.spinasse.com
  • Tajarin al Ragu
    fine hand cut egg pasta w/ beef/pork-based ragu & topped w/ Parmesan; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
764 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Italian); since 2008; simple, refined handmade pastas dishes grounded in authentic techniques from Piedmont region of Italy
2
Confectional
1530 Pike Pl
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 282-4422
www.theconfectional.com...
  • Quadruple Chocolate Cheesecake
    dark chocolate blended right into batter w/ chunks of milk, white & an extra-dark chocolate added to the center for an extra chocolaty surprise; finished w/ a thick chocolate crust
4.5 out of 5
396 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Chocolate); "boutique bakery, offering exquisite, sinfully dense, baked cheesecakes and cheesecake truffles, made with Guittard chocolate and a hint of passion" (from its website); located in Pikes Place
3
Fran's Chocolates
2626 NE University Village St
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 528-9969
https://www.franschocolat...
  • Coconut Gold Bars
    "it's like an Almond Joy bar, but this takes it up to a level that can't be beat"-Bobby Flay; sold in box of 7 or 14; can be shipped; looks good
4.5 out of 5
163 ratings
opened in 1982; artisan chocolatier
4
Paseo
4225 Fremont Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 545-7440
www.paseoseattle.com...
  • Cuban Sandwich
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
4588 ratings
#33 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); "The Best Sandwiches in America" (Cuban Meat Sandwich)-Esquire Magazine (2008)
5
Salumi Artisan Cured Meats
309 3rd Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 621-8772
www.salumicuredmeats.com...
  • Oxtail Sandwich
    slow-boiled, pulled & simmered in homemade marinara sauce; served in French baguette w/ 2 different spreads (breadcrumb olive oil & parsley-caper) & sauteed onions & peppers; available only few times per year (see Twitter to see when available); sells out in "minutes" (long lines); recommended by celebrity chef Mario Batali; looks good
4.5 out of 5
1229 ratings
opened in 1999; owned by celebrity chef Mario Batali's sister; in heart of Seattle's historic Pioneer Square district
6
Beecher's Handmade Cheese
1600 Pike Pl
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 956-1964
www.beechershandmadechees...
  • "World's Best" Mac & Cheese
    Oprah endorsed; looks good
4.0 out of 5
2056 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Cheesy Dishes); opened in 2003; multiple locations in NY & WI
7
Bizzarro Italian Cafe
1307 N 46th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 632-7277
www.bizzarroitaliancafe.c...
  • Clam Linguini
    fresh Manila clams from Puget sound tossed w/ housemade linguine in a white wine butter sauce w/ crispy house cured pancetta & roasted jalapeno; "in the top 5 I've ever had"-Guy Fieri; served only in season; looks good
  • Elk Bolognese
    wild Oregon elk w/ fennel, thyme, Mama lil's peppers & pork shoulder slowly simmered into a creamy ragu & tossed w/ handmade parpardelle ribbon pasta; looks good
4.0 out of 5
725 ratings
opened in 1986; quirky & fun pasta house w/ ever changing inspired decor..."The ambiance was perfect with a lot of things suspended from the ceiling and other things that reminded me of the Twilight zone..." (from Yelp! reviewer); everything is 100% housemade; Other Recipes: Gnocchi Cavofiore'
8
Dahlia Lounge
2001 4th Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 682-4142
tomdouglas.com/index.php?...
  • Lemon-Scallion Dungeness Crab Cakes
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
1366 ratings
opened in 1991; Other Recipes: Roasted Mussels w/ Spicy Pork Sausage
9
Le Pichet
1933 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 256-1499
www.lepichetseattle.com...
  • Raclette Savoyarde
    Raclette cheese (aged 3-5 mo.) melted in small skillet which you pour on quartered seasoned potatoes on a plate that is served w/ charcuterie (plate of sliced prepared meat products and pickles); looks good
4.0 out of 5
896 ratings
opened in 2000; 32-seat restaurant specializing in the regional cuisine and wine of France; "Best French Restaurant"-Seattle Weekly (2009)
10
Lola
2000 4th Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 441-1430
tomdouglas.com/index.php?...
  • Made to Order Donuts
4.0 out of 5
3109 ratings
11
Matt's In The Market
94 Pike St
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 467-7909
www.mattsinthemarket.com...
  • Salmon Chowder
    more brothy (& less creamy) than traditional New England chowder; looks good
4.0 out of 5
830 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [recipe]; founded in 1996; located in Pike Place Fish Market
12
Pam's Kitchen
1715 N 45th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 696-7010
www.pams-kitchen.com...
  • Curried Goat Roti
    pan-fried flat w/ goat along w/ lightly curried potatoes, garbanzo beans & salad w/ dairy-free house dressing; looks good
  • Dhal Puri
    tortilla-like flat bread; thin chickpea filled roti seasoned with cumin, fresh cilantro and garlic; traditionally served wrapped but can also be served on the side; enjoyed by itself or with a side dish; used for scooping, sopping & wrapping
  • Pelau
    like a "Trinidad Jambalaya"; boneless dark & white chicken swimming in an ocean of chopped carrots, celery, and white rice browned by pigeon peas or red beans; looks good
4.0 out of 5
198 ratings
"The best Caribbean food in Seattle" (from its website); written up in more than 30 food review sites and magazines; moved from original airing location (5000 University Way NE); Other Recipes: Aloo Pies
13
Red Mill Burgers
312 N 67th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 783-6362
www.redmillburgers.com...
  • Double Bacon Deluxe w/Cheese
    burger; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1113 ratings
opened in 1994; award-winning burgers; "one of the 20 Hamburgers You Must Eat Before You Die"-Oprah Show & GQ Magazine (from it's website); milk shakes and onion rings voted "best in country"
14
Revel
403 N 36th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 547-2040
www.revelseattle.com...
  • Asparagus Pistachio Olive Chutney Radicchio Rice Bowl
    name says it all; served w/ raw egg yolk (which makes it "messy") on white rice
4.0 out of 5
1160 ratings
15
Serious Pie
316 Virginia St
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 838-7388
tomdouglas.com/index.php?...
  • Roasted Chanterelles Truffle Cheese Pizza
    crust is a 2-stage fermentation process and has similar consistency of focaccia bread; cheese w/ embedded black truffle streaks imported from Italy; no tomato sauce
4.0 out of 5
3492 ratings
"a pizzeria with a bread baker's soul" (from its website); pizzas cooked apple-wood-burning oven
16
Slim's Last Chance
5606 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA 98127
(206) 762-7900
www.slimslastchance.com...
  • Turkey & White Bean Chili
    ground turkey, white beans & serrano chilies simmered in a hearty broth; order w/ "The Works" (shredded cheese that is blow-torched, sweet onions, diced tomatoes, sour cream, tortilla chips, cilantro, chives & a roasted jalapeno); you can even order chili poured on jalapeno mac n' cheese; looks good
  • Chili Verde
4.0 out of 5
287 ratings
opened in 2008; bar-grunge decor; live music available (check calendar on website)
17
Top Pot Doughnuts
2124 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 728-1966
www.toppotdoughnuts.com...
  • Old Fashion Doughnuts
    best seller
4.0 out of 5
1473 ratings
opened in 2002; vintage art deco décor
18
Toulouse Petit
601 N Queen Anne Ave
Seattle, WA 98119
(206) 432-9069
www.toulousepetit.com...
  • Cured Pork Cheeks Confit Hash
    $6 at airtime; part of Toulouse 'Breakfast Happy Hour'; available only M-F, 9-11AM; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3130 ratings
"culinary diversity and range from traditional Creole and French Quarter menu choices to traditional Parisian and French preparations to more innovative dishes" (from it's website)
19
Voula's Offshore Cafe
658 NE Northlake Way
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 634-0183
voulasoffshore.com
  • Chinese Pancake
    plate-sized pancake w/ minced ham & egg inside
  • Greek Hobo
    Greek sausage, onions, mushrooms, hash browns & eggs scrambled together & topped w/ Feta cheese; looks good
  • Smokey the Salmon (Smoked Salmon Scramble)
4.0 out of 5
535 ratings
since 1984; Other Recipes: Hobo (sausage hash)
20
Beth's Cafe
7311 Aurora Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 782-5588
www.bethscafe.com
  • 12-Egg Omelet
  • Southwestern Exposure
    challenge - 12 egg, 5 lb omelet w/ hash browns; Adam lost
3.5 out of 5
1204 ratings
#26 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown);
#4 (World's Best Places to Pig Out); est. 1954; started as a nickel slots gambling parlor, now a full restaurant; "Best Place to Cure a Hangover" (Seattle Magazine)
21
Buckley's On Queen Anne
232 1st Ave W
Seattle, WA 98119
(206) 691-0232
www.buckleysseattle.com...
  • Baby Back Ribs
    dry rubbed, oven-cooked in plastic wrap & foil, deep-fried & coated in sweet Thai sesame sauce; looks good
3.5 out of 5
282 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Bar Food); friendly neighborhood sports pub
22
Georgia's Greek Restaurant & Deli
323 NW 85th St
Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 783-1228
www.georgiasgreekrestaura...
  • Kefthethes
    Greek favorite: Ground lamb and beef patties with onions, eggs, garlic and a whole lot of herbs and spices.Baked in a red sauce, topped with feta; looks good
  • Lamb Gyro Platter
    looks good
3.5 out of 5
158 ratings
used to be an auto repair shop; owner gave his mom a quarter of the shop to cook which eventually turned to full-blown restaurant; Other Recipes: Solomo Kleftiko
23
Jack's Fish Spot
1514 Pike Pl
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 467-0514
www.jacksfishspot.com...
  • Alder Smoked King Salmon
    house specialty; combination of smoky & sweet; smoked daily; looks good
  • Cioppino
    popular dish; tomato-based seafood stew w/ salmon, prawns, mussels, clams & scallops
3.5 out of 5
425 ratings
since 1982; local favorite at Pike Place Market; fresh seafood; written up in Seattle's Weekly & W Magazine; motto: "Fresh Fish at a Fair Price"; long lines
24
Mike's Chili Parlor
1447 NW Ballard Way
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 782-2808
www.mikeschiliparlor.com...
  • Chili
    only meat (no beans); if you want beans, beans served underneath chili in bowl
  • Chili Burger
    chili is poured over burger & bun and topped w/ shredded cheese, onions & peppers; looks sloppy (good)
  • Chili Pasta
    topped w/ shredded cheese, onions & peppers
3.5 out of 5
277 ratings
opened in 1939; father-and-son team; chili on everything
25
Crab Pot
1301 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 624-1890
www.thecrabpotseattle.com...
  • Alaskan Sea Feast
3.0 out of 5
1719 ratings
at Pier 57; crabs poured onto table
 Seattle, WA  (25 restaurants)    

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