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Best places to eat in Seattle


At any point in the day, you can find amazing food in Seattle. The city has so much to offer and hidden gems just waiting to be discovered. While exploring, it’s definitely worth it to stop by these best places to eat for a great, Instagrammable dish. Each place is unique, but all of them are our favorites, so grab a friend and get ready to enjoy.

Best Places for Brunch

Stateside features a globally influenced menu, with a focus on Asian cuisine. The ingredients in their dishes are fresh and seasonal, inspired by the ingredients used in French and Vietnamese dishes. The setting is comfortable and light, making anyone feel welcome. Brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Gather Kitchen & Bar serves a seasonal brunch menu, known for their sweet and savory entrees. The theme is inspired by travel, hospitality, and family gatherings. The dishes display influences of various international cultures while using Northwestern ingredients. The contemporary space and diverse menu will be sure to have you feeling right at home.

Portage Bay Cafe has four locations, each offering different brunch times. They specialize in organic brunch items and a breakfast bar with all the seasonal fruit, nuts, and whipped cream you can add to your heart’s desire. It’s perfect for a brunch date.

Best Places for Lunch

TAT’s Delicatessen is best known for their Philly cheesesteaks, subs, and soups. The experience at TAT’s is a memorable one, as they strive for an authentic reproduction of East Coast delis. You can eat-in, take out, or have it delivered. Either way, you’re sure to enjoy it.

Hitchcock is a delicious restaurant offering locally sourced meat, seafood, and produce. Opened in 2010, they were included in the top ten best new restaurants in both the Seattle Times and Seattle Magazine. The chef tends to his own culinary garden to ensure the freshest ingredients possible.

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The Wandering Goose offers Southern comfort food in a warm setting with natural light flooding in. You can grab your fried chicken and biscuit sandwiches to go or sit and enjoy the ambiance.

Best Places for Dinner

El Grito Taqueria serves classic Mexican dishes in a vibrant and lively setting — bar included. Taco Tuesdays are from 3 to 6 p.m., and it’s always a good time.

Spinasse is a cozy restaurant with a rustic setting. The open kitchen serves out classic and modern Italian dishes. This high-end restaurant is perfect for a nice, relaxing night out.

Art of the Table has an extravagant three-course tasting menu, a seven-course chef’s tasting menu, and a separate bar menu, giving you a well-rounded food experience. They raise, grow, and forage their ingredients to offer the freshest possible.

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