Restaurants in Washington

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Chef Matt Dillon and restaurateur Wylie Bush decided to gut a building in an industrial neighborhood, remodel it, add a storybook garden entrance, and... Read More

Winner of the James Beard Award for Best Chef Northwest 2010, chef Jason Wilson opened this celebrated New American restaurant in 2005. Located in... Read More

A cupcake bakery, Vérité coffeehouse, and gathering place wrapped up in one, Cupcake Royale in the Madrona neighborhood opened in 2003 as... Read More

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

The first of chef-impressario Tom Douglas's numerous Seattle establishments, Dahlia opened in 1989 and is credited with practically inventing... Read More

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,... Read More

This landmark restaurant has been drawing both natives and tourists to Pier 56 since 1975. The oyster menu is updated twice daily, and the 21-foot-long... Read More

The creative pizzas (Polish sausage and sauerkraut is a favorite) make it a great pit stop. Read More

The restaurant serves unusual pub grub (try the free-range emu burgers), and locally brewed organic ales. Read More

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

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

In a neighborhood chockablock with great Asian restaurants, this tiny Vietnamese eatery inspires particularly fierce loyalty among locals. The pale... Read More

Fuel up on Northwest-style pub grub like wild-caught salmon burgers (plus lovely deck-side views over Eagle Harbor. Read More

Try a buffalo burger on traditional Native American fry bread. Read More

This dark den sits at the top of Queen Anne Hill, its wood-slatted walls and cork tabletops evoking a vineyard barrel room vibe. The space is... Read More

Chef Matt Costello scours nearby farmers’ markets for his six-course prix fixe menus (Whidbey Island lamb loin; citrus-cured wild salmon), served... Read More

Korean meets French meets American in Wallingford. Husband-and-wife team Seif Chirchi and Rachel Yang, both classically trained chefs who've worked... Read More

Behind a nondescript brick façade in Ballard, La Carta de Oaxaca is a small, lively restaurant adorned with light wood plank tables, sleek black... Read More

A pioneer of small plate dining in Seattle, James Beard Award-winning chef John Sundstrom established this New American restaurant in 2003. Situated in... Read More

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