Seattle, WA

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  • "World's Best" Mac & Cheese
    Oprah endorsed; looks good
4.5 out of 5
3664 ratings
#5 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Cheesy Dishes); opened in 2003; multiple locations in NY & WI
Cascina SpinasseSee Cascina Spinasse Video ($$$)
(1347 ratings)

1531 14th Ave Map It!
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 251-7673
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Italian"
  • Tajarin al Ragu
    fine hand cut egg pasta w/ beef/pork-based ragu & topped w/ Parmesan; looks good!
4.5 out of 5
1347 ratings
#4 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Italian); since 2008; simple, refined handmade pastas dishes grounded in authentic techniques from Piedmont region of Italy
ConfectionalSee Confectional Video ($$)
(486 ratings)

1530 Pike Pl Map It!
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 282-4422
As Seen On:
Top 5 Restaurants, Episode: "Best Chocolate"
  • 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
486 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
Fran's ChocolatesSee Fran's Chocolates Video ($$$)
(196 ratings)

2626 NE University Village St Map It!
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 528-9969
  • 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
196 ratings
opened in 1982; artisan chocolatier
Paseo ($)
(5535 ratings)

4225 Fremont Ave N Map It!
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 545-7440
  • Cuban Sandwich
    looks good
4.5 out of 5
5535 ratings
#33 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); "The Best Sandwiches in America" (Cuban Meat Sandwich)-Esquire Magazine (2008)
Piroshki on 3rdSee Piroshki on 3rd Video ($)
(388 ratings)

710 3rd Ave Map It!
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 322-2820
  • Garlic Beef "Asado" Piroshki
    piroshkis are Russian pockets (meat filling wrapped in dough); "Asado" has Asian influence; "you can come down here and get this flavor bomb" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Pelmeni Soup
    chicken soup w/ small dumpling nuggets filled w/ chicken & onion; served w/ sour cream; "dumplings are redunculous...soup is stealing the show!" -Guy Fieri; looks good
4.5 out of 5
388 ratings
since 1994; chef/owner Alyssa Anderson took over in 2016 & added her Filipino influences; strive to deliver the freshest & most delicious baked goods; well known for their cakes, piroshkies & soups
Pizzeria Credo [CLOSED] ($$)
(580 ratings)

4520 California Ave SW Map It!
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 402-3784
4.5 out of 5
580 ratings
[CLOSED]; serving Italian cuisine specializing in wood fired Napoletano-style, thin-crust pizza is made from imported Italian flour & tomatoes, w/ homemade mozzarella
Salumi Artisan Cured MeatsSee Salumi Artisan Cured Meats Video ($$)
(1454 ratings)

404 Occidental Ave S Map It!
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 621-8772
  • 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
1454 ratings
opened in 1999; owned by celebrity chef Mario Batali's sister; in heart of Seattle's historic Pioneer Square district
Wood Shop BBQ ($$)
(701 ratings)

2513 S Jackson St Map It!
Seattle, WA 98144
(206) 485-7381
  • Beef Brisket
    Texas-style brisket smoked for 11-12 hrs w/ hickory & post oak; looks good
  • Brisket Chili Frito Pie
    served over Fritos & topped w/ shredded cheese & sour cream; looks good
  • Pork Spare Ribs
    St. Louis-cut ribs; rubbed w/ house KC style "Sawdust Rub" & smoked on hickory & post oak; looks good
4.5 out of 5
701 ratings
since 2014; serving authentic Kansas City and Texas Style BBQ; started as a food truck; added brick-and-mortar in 2016
  • 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
988 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'
Dahlia Lounge [CLOSED]See Dahlia Lounge Video ($$$)
(1601 ratings)

2001 4th Ave Map It!
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 682-4142
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Obsessions"
  • Lemon-Scallion Dungeness Crab Cakes
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
1601 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1991; Other Recipes: Roasted Mussels w/ Spicy Pork Sausage
Easy Street Records and Cafe ($)
(668 ratings)

4559 California Ave SW Map It!
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 938-3279
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Seattle, WA"
  • Horton Heat Hash
    fresh cooked hash w/ corned beef, bacon, onions, peppers, hash browns & house secret spices; served w/ 3 eggs any style & toast; looks good
4.0 out of 5
668 ratings
opened in 1988; record/CD shop + cafe/coffee bar; cafe is open 7am to 3pm every day (check website for updated hours)
  • Keftethes
    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
4.0 out of 5
198 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
Katsu Burger ($$)
(913 ratings)

6538 4th Ave S Map It!
Seattle, WA 98108
(206) 762-0752
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Seattle, WA"
  • Mt. Fuji Mega Burger
    17-layers of grass-fed beef katsu (panko-ed & fried), natural chicken katsu, pork katsu, egg, bacon, cheddar, American, pepperjack, Wasabi mayo, spicy mayo, Tonkatsu sauce & others
4.0 out of 5
913 ratings
serving inspired Japanese fusion
La Isla Cuisine [CLOSED] ($$)
(1115 ratings)

2320 NW Market St Map It!
Seattle, WA 98107
(206) 789-0516
  • Pastelon
    Puerto Rican style lasagna; layers of sweet plantains, cheese & choice of filling; cooked to order & takes 20 minutes; choose from slow-roasted pulled pork w/ mojito flamboyan, seasoned ground beef, or veggie mix
4.0 out of 5
1115 ratings
[CLOSED]; est. 2003 as a street vendor; neighborhood favorite for Puerto Rican cuisine & drinks; both locations permanently closed
Le PichetSee Le Pichet Video ($$)
(1152 ratings)

1933 1st Ave Map It!
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 256-1499
  • 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
1152 ratings
opened in 2000; 32-seat restaurant specializing in the regional cuisine and wine of France; "Best French Restaurant"-Seattle Weekly (2009)
LolaSee Lola Video ($$)
(4285 ratings)

2000 4th Ave Map It!
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 441-1430
  • Made to Order Donuts
4.0 out of 5
4285 ratings
  • Salmon Chowder
    more brothy (& less creamy) than traditional New England chowder; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1123 ratings
Throwdown: Bobby Flay lost [recipe]; founded in 1996; located in Pike Place Fish Market
Pam's KitchenSee Pam's Kitchen Video ($$)
(491 ratings)

1715 N 45th St Map It!
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 696-7010
  • Curried Goat Roti
    pan-fried flat w/ goat along w/ lightly curried potatoes, garbanzo beans & salad w/ dairy-free house dressing; looks good
  • Dhalpuri
    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
491 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
Red Mill Burgers ($)
(1442 ratings)

312 N 67th St Map It!
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 783-6362
As Seen On:
Man v. Food, Episode: "Seattle"
  • Double Bacon Deluxe w/Cheese
    burger; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1442 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"
Serious PieSee Serious Pie Video ($$)
(4586 ratings)

2001 4th Ave Map It!
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 838-7388
As Seen On:
Best Thing I Ever Ate, Episode: "Pizza"
  • 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
4586 ratings
"a pizzeria with a bread baker's soul" (from its website); pizzas cooked apple-wood-burning oven
Sisters And Brothers ($$)
(758 ratings)

544 Elliott Ave W Map It!
Seattle, WA 98119
(206) 283-2078
4.0 out of 5
758 ratings
serving Nashville-stlye fried chicken; moved from airing location (1128 S Albro Pl)
Slim's Last ChanceSee Slim's Last Chance Video ($$)
(352 ratings)

5606 1st Ave S Map It!
Seattle, WA 98108
(206) 762-7900
  • 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
352 ratings
opened in 2008; bar-grunge decor; live music available (check calendar on website)
As Seen On:
Donut Paradise
  • Old Fashion Doughnuts
    best seller
4.0 out of 5
1975 ratings
opened in 2002; vintage art deco décor
Toulouse Petit Kitchen & LoungeSee Toulouse Petit Kitchen & Lounge Video ($$)
(5003 ratings)

601 Queen Anne Ave N Map It!
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 432-9069
  • 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
5003 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)
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