2019 Best Restaurants

Top of the Class: 50 Best New Seattle Restaurants in 2019

It’s been a boom year for new restaurants. Here, we break down the best 50 (yes, 50!) of the bunch, plus the latest dining trends worth chewing on

Strawberry salad at Sawyer

Chelsea Lin & Naomi Tomky

The Best New Seattle Restaurants in 2019

The city's top spots to try now, for everything from salad to dessert

The best dishes at Homer, from owners Logan Cox and Sarah Knowles, are Mediterranean-inspired, covered in fresh herbs and eaten with fresh-from-the-oven pita

Chelsea Lin & Naomi Tomky

5 Best New Seattle Lunch Spots in 2019

From old-school burgers to handmade pastas, these lunches are worth the wait

SHAKE IT UP: Two burger joints go classic—in very different ways—with thin patties and American cheese (like on this ShackBurger from Shake Shack)

Naomi Tomky

Best New Seattle Restaurants 2019: Is Jewish Food Here to Stay?

One of the biggest trends of the year is (finally!) bringing good pastrami to Seattle

BEST THING SINCE SLICED BREAD: The house-made pastrami sandwich and matzo ball soup from Zylberschtein’s Delicatessen & Bakery illustrate the best of what’s come with this increase in Jewish delis

Naomi Tomky

9 Best New Seattle Desserts in 2019

At some of the year’s best new restaurants, dessert—for breakfast, midday or late night—is king. Check out our slideshow for our favorites

This article appears in print in the September 2019 issue and is part of our Best New Restaurants cover story. Click here to subscribe. Mango…

Chelsea Lin and Naomi Tomky

Best New Seattle Restaurants 2019: Welcome to High-end Hot Pot Mania

A few new hot spots have raised the bar on this simple communal meal that’s great for large parties

D.I.Y DINNER: One of the area’s preeminent hot pot spots is the Dolar Shop, where diners can dip quality ingredients like fresh seafood and marbled beef into hot broth to cook at the table

Naomi Tomky

5 Best New Seattle Bars in 2019

New restaurants aren’t the only cause for celebration this year—a number of excellent new bars have joined the scene. Here are our favorites, along with suggestions for what to order at each

BIRD IS THE WORD: Ben Paris is one of the year’s best new bars, offering a stylish, old-school vibe

Chelsea Lin

Readers’ Choice 2019: Best Restaurants in Seattle

Nearly 9,000 Seattle magazine readers voted in this year’s annual best restaurants poll. Did your favorites make the cut?

Best Pop-Up Restaurant: Wink Doughnuts

Seattle Magazine Staff

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