Restaurants in Seattle

With oversized, arched casement windows overlooking Pike Place Market and its famed clock, Matt's truly is in the heart of the market. The 53-seat restaurant has a cozy, intimate vibe, with vintage-meets-loft decorating touches like checkered floor tiles and a high, beamed ceiling.

Eat at this cozy joint for sandwiches and vegetarian dishes using fresh local produce.

One of the city’s top tables is across Lake Washington in the Eastside suburb of Kirkland.

Tuck into fish-and-chips and clam chowder at this waterfront restaurant.

Xinh Dwelley was born in An Hoa, Vietnam; during the war she found work cooking for the U.S. Army, and eventually moved to Washington State. Since then she's become one of the Northwest's most celebrated oyster experts-she's a five-time winner of the West Coast Oyster Shucking Championship.

Pasta is the star at chef-restauranteur Ethan Stowell's Tavolàta. House-crafted rigatoni, casarecce, conchiglie, linguini, and more, are made on-site daily.

This dockside restaurant in Magnolia boasts million-dollar views of Elliott Bay, the Seattle skyline, and Cascade Mountains beyond—it's especially appreciated by patrons at dusk and nightfall.

Located in the American Legion building across from Heritage Park in down, Water Street Café & Bar serves contemporary American food in a casual setting. The homey interior has a fireplace, wooden tables, and chandeliers, while the open air patio is suitable seating for warmer months.

Sample octopus imported from Valencia and kalmotxo, a drink made from red wine and Coke at this Basque-themed tapas bar.