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Poppy

American 91 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

A "delectable array" of "imaginative", "locally sourced" and "reasonably priced" New American bites. — Zagat

Poppy's dining room in Capitol Hill is casual place to enjoy the regional northwest cuisine. — Travel + Leisure

Many of Poppy's ingredients are grown behind the restaurant in an herbfarm, and the food makes up for the overly-vigilant service. — BlackBook

Chef Jerry Traunfeld (formerly of Herbfarm) presents a small-dish menu that bursts with globally-inspired flavors and Pacific Northwest ingredients. — Gayot

Chef Jerry Traunfeld (formerly of award-winning, world renowned restaurant The Herbfarm) is serving up a new version of the tasting menu: the best, seasonal Northwest ingredients... — Where

Spinasse

Italian 90 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Spinasse has become known around Seattle for luscious, toothsome handmade pastas. Also expect great antipasti and meats, served family style in a warm, comforting space. — Where

With the friendly service and dynamite grappa, amaro, and an Italian-focused wine selection, you likely won't mind paying the price, even if the restaurant is loud and small. — Fodor's

Definitely occasion dining, but a meal you won't soon forget. — Not For Tourists

In a city where Italian menus often promise more than they deliver, chef Jason Stratton understands how something as demonstrably simple as a pasta can rise to great heights. His... — Condé Nast Traveler

Piedmontese cuisine is the backbone of this rustic, open-kitchen restaurant in Capitol Hill. — Travel + Leisure

Dahlia Lounge

American 89 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

There’s a bakery next door where you can pick up one of the Dahlia’s fabulous desserts to go. — Lonely Planet

Chef Tom Douglas's famous crab cakes, served as an appetizer or an entrée, lead a regionally oriented menu. — Fodor's

Credited with practically inventing contemporary Pacific Northwest cuisine, with its focus on local, sustainably produced ingredients, and fusion of Asian and American flavors. — Travel + Leisure

Here, international influences, dramatic presentations, superb seasonal ingredients and creative accompaniments define Northwest cuisine. — Seattle Times

Upmarket restaurant best known for its seafood, featuring delicious main courses like five-spice duck and roasted saddle of lamb. — Rough Guide

The Walrus and the Carpenter

90 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Puget Sound waters practically bleed oysters and – arguably – there isn't a better place to knock 'em back raw with a glass of wine or two than the Walrus. — Lonely Planet

There's a bit of Alice in Wonderland-inspired whimsy at this oyster bar—a coral-inspired chandelier, wild drawings by a local artist, and a staff that doesn't take themselves too... — Travel + Leisure

In this town, people treat oysters like celebrities, and Seattle has no shortage of them. Oyster bars in Seattle are hyped up because they’re on the waterfront, or because they have more... — The Infatuation

Oysters and cocktails make a great party in Ballard. — Bon Appétit

Stylish and transcendent oyster bar tucked behind a bike shop. — Not For Tourists

The Georgian

Barbecue 89 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

The elegant atmosphere and French-inspired Pacific Northwest cuisine at The Georgian... make it appropriate for celebrations and special occasions. — Gayot

The food is equally eye-catching, and it's inspired by regional ingredients, such as scallops with truffles or roasted sea bass. — Lonely Planet

Celebrating its 25th year as a AAA four-diamond restaurant, The Georgian serves French-inspired Northwest cuisine with seasonal ingredients.  — Where

The Georgian is as grand as they come, and if you're looking for haute cuisine, palatial surroundings, and superb service, no other restaurant in Seattle comes close. — Frommer's

The "old-world surroundings" in this 1924 Italianate dining room in Downtown's Fairmont Olympic Hotel make it a "special place for a special night". — Zagat

Metropolitan Grill

Seafood 89 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Martinis, mahogany and meat. — Not For Tourists

This "old-school" Downtown meatery is a "staple" with the "power lunch" crowd for its "amazing cuts" of dry-aged beef. — Zagat

This downtown steakhouse offers an elegant dining environment, with its dark wood-panelled walls, plush forest-green velvet banquettes, and white-tablecloth service. — Travel + Leisure

One of Seattle’s most loved and traditional steak houses draws in a faithful cadre of politicians and corporate attorneys every day. — DK Eyewitness

This is a favorite lunch spot for the professional crowd but it's not for timid eaters. — Fodor's

Ray's

Seafood 89 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Dinner only. Just past the Locks, Ray's is famed for its sunset views stretching across Puget Sound to the Olympics. — Michelin Guide

This Ballard waterfront restaurant has two dining rooms. The café caters to happy-hour revelers, families, and informal diners, while the boathouse is reservation-only seating. — DK Eyewitness

Expect the downstairs to be an older, well-heeled crowd, and the upstairs a bit more relaxed. Gorgeous views of Shilshole Bay from almost any table. — BlackBook

In Seattle’s hip Ballard neighborhood, this longtime leader in locavore cuisine dishes up only the freshest Northwest fare. — Travel + Leisure

Venerable institution that's been doing seafood right for decades. Watch out for tourists. — Not For Tourists

Sitka & Spruce

American 89 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Austin is proud of their tacos. Nashville does hot chicken. Los Angeles is the capital of $15 juice. Seattle’s claim to fame? Coffee, obviously. Oysters too. But there’s another category... — The Infatuation

Do your best to snag a seat at the communal table for a full view of Sitka & Spruce'€™s open kitchen. — Gayot

The freshest local ingredients. Tiny, busy, worth it. — Not For Tourists

Romantic, chic, friendly, and cutting edge all at once, S&S is a heaven for foodies. — Fodor's

Melrose Market, just across I-5 from downtown Seattle's convention center, is a locals' alternative to Pike Place Market. — Frommer's

Anchovies and Olives

Italian 89 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

This sophisticated Ethan Stowell restaurant serves some of the best, and most elegant, seafood dishes in the city. — Fodor's

Fresh seafood plates (geoduck crudo, sea scallops with squid ink risotto, octopus salad) on a daily changing menu. — Where

Ethan Stowell is one of Seattle's top chefs, and here on Capitol Hill, in a bright, minimally decorated urban-hip dining room. — Frommer's

The team behind Union, Tavolata and How to Cook a Wolf continue their winning streak. — Seattle Times

As much as I enjoyed the stuffed mullet and the miner's lettuce and beets with anchovy dressing, the real draw here is the Esca-esque raw plates. — Concierge

Lark Restaurant

American 89 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

John Sundstrom’s new Lark location—inside the cavernous 1917-built Central Agency Building overhauled on Capitol Hill—harbors a sandwich shop and crudo bar, all featuring the same kind of... — Condé Nast Traveler

The menu consists of dozens of small plates that you assemble into a meal to fit your appetite. The cheese list is one of the best in the city. — Frommer's

Just off the Pike–Pine Corridor in a converted garage with exposed beams and gauzy curtain dividers, Lark was one of the restaurants that kick-started the small-plate trend in Seattle. — Fodor's

Little plates never had it so good. Casual elegance epitomized. — Not For Tourists

A pioneer of small plate dining in Seattle, James Beard Award-winning chef John Sundstrom established this New American restaurant in 2003. — Travel + Leisure

The Pink Door

Italian 88 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Wine, Italian food, and Cabaret! — Not For Tourists

Even if you’re a local, you can’t avoid Pike Place Market - the hub for Seattle tourism, overpriced produce, and crowds of zombie people waiting in line to get a watery coffee at the... — The Infatuation

This Italian Restaurant is one of the most popular and mysterious date spots downtown. — On the Grid

Italian in a garish, Cheesecake Factory-ish setting with a nice outdoor deck. — BlackBook

The perennial-favorite "to-die-for" lasagna "runs out quickly" at this "bohemian" Pike Place Market Italian. — Zagat

Lola

International 87 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

If Frasier Crane lived in Seattle and were actually a real person, Lola is definitely where he would grab a bite with Niles and commit some kind of social faux pas. While it’s casual... — The Infatuation

Paying homage to his wife and partner Jackie Cross'€™s Greek heritage, chef Tom Douglas highlights Pacific Northwest ingredients in Lola'€™s Greek-themed menu. — Gayot

Lola is another Tom Douglas concept restaurant featuring simple, elegant Mediterranean dishes with some PNW standards thrown in for good measure. — BlackBook

There's braised octopus for breakfast, lamb tongue for lunch and whole fish for dinner. — Seattle Times

Celebrity chef Tom Douglas’ Mediterranean and Greek-tinged menu boasts kebabs, chickpea fries and dips. The breakfast, including housemade sausage, is a local favorite. B, L and D;... — Where

Bastille Cafe & Bar

French 86 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

French but not at all faux , Bastille could easily pass for a genuine Parisian bistro if it weren't for the surfeit of American accents. — Lonely Planet

A trendy, high-design French brasserie mecca for hip folks seeking out reliably delicious French cuisine, Bastille is one of the more popular spots in Ballard. — Fodor's

In the heart of old Ballard, Bastille Cafe & Bar serves well-prepared cuisine in an enchanting atmosphere. — Gayot

A neighborhood cafe that transports you to the City of Light, this casual French eatery has locals swooning. D only weekdays. Weekend brunch. — Where

The French invade Little Norway with haute cuisine. Hipsters rejoice. — Not For Tourists

Canlis Restaurant

American 87 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

You’ve heard of Canlis. Canlis is the fanciest fine dining restaurant in Seattle. But it’s extremely hard for us to take Canlis seriously. In fact, Canlis makes us want to throw our heads... — The Infatuation

The service is flawless, the view over Lake Union is impossible to top, and live piano music tinkles through the hushed, Asian-accented dining room. — Concierge

This place is old school enough for either prom night or your grandma’s birthday dinner. — Lonely Planet

This beloved institution offers steak and seafood and has been a repeat recipient of Wine Spectator magazine’s Grand Award. Reservations recommended. D only. — Where

The "next generation of Canlis sons" makes sure that "everything's perfect" at this circa-1950 "Seattle institution". — Zagat

Shiro's

Japanese 87 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Try to grab a seat at the bar (if you're lucky) and enjoy the freshest in top-notch fish, from the Northwest and beyond. D only. — Where

A new team of sushi chefs carries on the traditions established by Shiro Kashiba during his 20-year tenure at the restaurant he founded. Expect impeccable sushi and sashimi, your choice... — Seattle Times

If you get a seat at the sushi bar in front of Shiro, don't be shy—this is one place where ordering omakase (chef's choice) is a must. — Fodor's

There's barely room for all the awards and kudos that cram the window in this sleek Japanese joint. — Lonely Planet

If ogling all the fish at Pike Place Market puts you in the mood for some sushi, then this is the place for you. — Frommer's

Armandino's Salumi

Delis 86 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Salumi feeds the occasional lunch diner with its selection of rustic sandwiches prepared with fresh sausages. — Gayot

Be prepared to stand in line at this lunch-only spot (it's worth it!). They serve sandwiches, pastas and soups in addition to the famous cured meats. — Where

Salumi devotees are a passionate bunch, lining up outside this closet-size Italian eatery near Pioneer Square every afternoon, swooning over their favorite house-cured salami sandwiches. — Concierge

With a shopfront as wide as a smart car and a following as large as the Seattle Mariners, Salumi is a well-known vortex of queues. — Lonely Planet

Since opening in 1999, this charcuterie/deli/eatery has become almost as much of a pilgrimage site as the Space Needle. — Travel + Leisure

Matt's in the Market

American 86 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Market-fresh produce and fish tossed up to the second floor window? It's magic. — Not For Tourists

Your first dinner at Matt's is like a first date you hope will never end. — Fodor's

Matt’s is a cozy, third-floor seafood bistro overlooking Pike Place Market. L and D. — Where

With oversized, arched casement windows overlooking Pike Place Market and its famed clock, Matt's truly is in the heart of the market. — Travel + Leisure

A beloved spot that’s been dramatically renovated, Matt’s is deep in the heart of the market and draws from its surroundings. — Lonely Planet

Cafe Campagne

French 86 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Be "transported straight to the heart of Paris" by this "lovely" Pike Place Market bistro (downstairs from sib Marché Bistro) delivering all the "classic choices". — Zagat

Cafe Campagne's old-school, old-world French; the kind of place where you'd expect to hear accordion music, and a big bumbling French chef who refuses your plea for a well-done steak. — BlackBook

This classic Parisian brasserie serves French favorites like croque monsieur, tartare de boeuf and duck confit as well as a selection of salads and seafood. They also have all-day... — Where

Simple wooden tables and distressed amber-colored walls adorned with vintage French advertising posters set the scene at this downtown bistro that could be transplanted from Paris. — Gayot

Campagne's more laid-back sister. And the absolute best brunch downtown. — Not For Tourists

Tilth

French 85 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

The definition of seasonal, organic, local cooking. And it's delicious to boot. — Not For Tourists

Housed in a celery-green remodeled craftsman home, this bistro in Phinney Freemont has earned locavore accolades since opening in 2006. — Travel + Leisure

At this Wallingford converted Craftsman house, "master" chef-owner Maria Hines proves "sustainable" and "seasonal" ingredients are "more than just trendy foodie clichés". — Zagat

The only ingredients on chef Maria Hines's menu that aren't organic are those found in the wild, like mushrooms and seafood. — Lonely Planet

Maria Hines, the diminutive dynamo of Earth & Ocean in the W Hotel, now owns this certified organic restaurant where all the ingredients are organically farmed, humanely raised or plucked... — Seattle Times

Joule

French 86 The TripExpert score is determined by calculating the general consensus of expert reviewers. Learn more →

Joule's menu is broken down according to how the food is prepared (think tossed, simmered, crisped, etc). For simmered, try the spice beef soup with creme fraiche. — BlackBook

This stylish space successfully mixes it up, with its comfortable urban decor and wildly inventive menu. — Gayot

Iron Chef contestants Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi (Revel) have moved their Seattle restaurant to the Fremont Collective building and turned it into a casual riff on a Korean steakhouse. — Zagat

Diners serve themselves from platters holding the likes of rib eye bedecked with charred wintergreen or kabocha rice grits with chanterelles. — Travel + Leisure

Bold Korean flavors meet classic French technique at this tiny, buzzing bistro in the Wallingford district... Seif Chirchi and Rachel Yang (both alums of Alain Ducasse) rein in the disparate elements to brilliant effect. — Concierge

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