Restaurants in Seattle

"Cupcakeries" have been popping up in cities and towns across America, but Cupcake Royale is one of Seattle's most popular dessert shops.

The dining room at Lake Quinault Lodge has some of the area’s best cuisine—try the slow-roasted Pacific salmon or beer-battered Alaskan cod.

Wann's sleek, cream-and-chocolate-brown izakaya tavern attracts tourists, as well as an after-five crowd of downtown Seattle's creative-class salary-men and -women.

Kids can feast on burgers and fish-and-chips while parents enjoy more sophisticated fare like fresh Penn Cove mussels.

An eclectic crowd of creative-class types, artists, and aerospace-industry employees from a nearby firm, come to feed their caffeine fix at Seth Levy's corner coffee shop in Georgetown.

Around the corner from chef-impresario Tom Douglas's flagship restaurant, Dahlia Lounge, is his more casual Serious Pie, known for its thin-crust, applewood-fired pizza.

The owners of the much-loved Le Pichet café in the Pike Place Market opened this ultracool Capitol Hill offshoot in 2007.

Everyone from tattooed bikers to blue-haired old ladies slurps down the steamed Penn Cove mussels at this funky no-frills restaurant, which overlooks the waters where the famed bivalves are harvested.

Brian Scheehser, the executive chef at this informal restaurant in Kirkland’s Heathman Hotel, loves to personally present a dish with its exact provenance—as in, “Those beans were in the ground forty-six minutes ago.” Scheehser’s three-acre farm in neighboring Woodinville—where the harvest includ

Seattle's original El Gaucho was a circa-1950's tavern/restaurant that lasted into the mid-80's. Current owner Paul Mackay revived the brand in 1996, nurturing it into a legendary—and theatrical—steakhouse.

SAM Taste is a full-service restaurant located within the Seattle Art Museum that's open for lunch, happy hour, and dinner. More than 50% of the restaurant's suppliers come from Washington and Oregon and provide seasonal, organic, and wild ingredients.