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Food scene in Seattle

Coffee Shop
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“Sure, you can go to the "original" Starbucks in Pike Place Market (FYI, the first location actually opened down the street in 1971 but moved to the current address five years later), but once you get past the crowds there isn't much there. Instead, hit the Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room in Pike/Pine, where you get an intimate view of both the roasting and the brewing process, and you can try all kinds of new and unique to Seattle offerings.”
189 locals recommend
Bookshop
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“Seattle's best bookshop. Right next to a great casual restaurant Oddfellow's Cafe and record stores.”
143 locals recommend
Bakery
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“First opened in West Seattle where the historic Blake’s Bakery once stood, William and Heather Leaman continue to make history daily with one-of-a-kind creations. This café always has a large selection of fresh baked goods and desserts to choose from, which are sold on a first come, first serve basis. With over 20 years experience in pastry, bread and chocolate, and as the captain of the 2005 Bread Bakers Guild Team USA, where he led his team to victory at the Coupe du Monde de Boulangerie (World Cup of Baking), William Leaman’s Bakery Nouveau has become a Seattle icon. ”
154 locals recommend
Vietnamese Restaurant
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“One our favorite go-to places for a delicious casual meal: breakfast/lunch/brunch/dinner.”
135 locals recommend
Hawaiian Restaurant
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“Great view of the city while enjoying Korean fusion tacos. The drink line is a lot shorter than food only line”
137 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“A fancier spot with incredible seafood - one of Seattle's famed seafood and oyster places.”
146 locals recommend
Bar
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“Famous quirky circus themed bar with foodie food and hilarious drink names. Definitely worth checking out for a drink or two.”
98 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Italian restaurant with burlesque shows & trapeze entertainment plus terrace with Elliott Bay views.”
98 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
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“The spot for a sandwich that will blow your mind. Caribbean meats and their special caramelized onions on a baguette. Ridiculously tasty. ”
134 locals recommend
Bakery
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“One of the best bakeries in Seattle (or anywhere :) - hands down!! Lucky for you, this place is within walking distance. Make sure you have breakfast or lunch here at least once during your visit. It will not disappoint!”
111 locals recommend
Diner
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“Comfort food done with a twist. You like fried chicken? Good for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.”
109 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“As a local critic said, Salty’s is “One of the world’s great view restaurants.” Salty’s Waterfront Seafood Grills in Seattle is truly in a class by itself. We bend over backwards to please you with our award-winning fresh Northwest seafood cuisine and attentive friendly service. Salty’s, with sweeping views of Elliott Bay and the Seattle city skyline, is like no other restaurant in Seattle. Whether enjoying live Dungeness crab and Maine lobster (swimming in our lobby) to our world-famous Alaskan salmon and halibut in season, oysters and clams from Northwest beaches, steak, pasta, chicken or luncheon salads and sandwiches, you will find many choices on our menus to please the most discriminating palate. To complement your meal, order wine from an extensive list of outstanding Northwest and world-class selections. Our award-winning Sunday Brunch — on Saturdays, too — is like none you’ve ever seen elsewhere.”
111 locals recommend
Beer Shop
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“Very popular with the locals. A gazillion beers, sit outside at tables, everyone is friendly, a different food truck every day.”
116 locals recommend
Cajun / Creole Restaurant
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“Hip hot spot near Seattle Center featuring a huge menu filled with Cajun-Creole inspired cuisine. Great for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or just pop in for a drink at the bar. Check out their 1/2 price breakfast happy hour Monday through Friday.”
99 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“My "go to" place for affordable but still upscale french food. Wine is as cheap as $3.50 a glass. Very lively and comfortable place and they serve food every day until 1PM. ”
127 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Do not miss the year-round huge Sunday farmers market if you are staying over the weekend.”
122 locals recommend