Your Seattle Dining Bucket List

We break down our favorite dishes by neighborhood
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This article appears in print in the February 2019 issue, as part of the 100 Best Things To Eat cover story. Click here to subscribe.

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BALLARD
Brimmer & Heeltap, bread
Cafe Besalu, ginger biscuit
Cafe Munir, hommous bil lahm ou snobar
Copine, Dungeness crab salad
Delancey, bacon and onion pizza
Hood Famous Bakeshop, ube cheesecake
La Carta de Oaxaca, mole negro Oaxaqueño
Rosellini’s, kouign amann
San Fermo, saffron spaghetti Bolognese
Sawyer, s’more choco tacos 
Señor Moose, camarones al tequila
The Walrus and the Carpenter, oysters
Un Bien, Caribbean roast sandwich

BEACON HILL
Amazing Thai Lao Cuisine, kao nam tod 
Bar del Corso, suppli al telefono
Breezy Town Pizza, Pepperoni Paint Job
Homer, soft serve
Taco Street, breakfast tacos

BELLTOWN
Dahlia Bakery, triple coconut cream pie
No Anchor, smoked and pickled mussels
Tilikum Place Café, Dutch baby

BROADVIEW
Little Ting’s Dumplings, pork dumplings

CAPITOL HILL
Aviv Hummus Bar, falafel
Bateau, burger
Betsutenjin, Hakata-style ramen
Café Presse, croque madame
Kedai Makan, nasi goreng
Little Uncle, khao soi gai
Plum Bistro, Mac ‘N’ Yease
Polish Home, pierogi
Poppy, eggplant fries
Spinasse, tajarin con burro e salvia
The Wandering Goose, cherry hand pie
Westman’s Bagel and Coffee, B.E.C.

CENTRAL DISTRICT
Meskel Ethiopian Restaurant, vegetarian combination
Raised Doughnuts, raspberry holes

CHINATOWN–INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT
Lan Huê, banh mi dac biet
Pho Bac Súp Shop, short rib pho

COLUMBIA CITY
Super Six, Auto Banh Sando

DOWNTOWN
Loulay, hot chocolate
Metropolitan Grill, “Long Bone” rib eye

EASTSIDE
Kirkland: Kathakali, meen pollichathu
Redmond: Miah’s Kitchen, hot-oil-seared biangbiang noodles

FREMONT
Fremont Bowl, chirashi
Kamonegi, Kamonegi soba
RockCreek Seafood & Spirits, Point Judith Calamari “Kari-Out”
Seattle Biscuit Company, Willie Lee biscuit
Vif, breakfast bowl

GREENWOOD
Coyle’s Bakeshop, cretzel
FlintCreek Cattle Co., wild boar shoulder
La Conasupo, barbacoa

MADISON PARK
Cafe Flora, portobello Wellington

MONTLAKE
Café Lago, lasagna

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS
A la Mode Pies, butterscotch bourbon pie
Asadero, tuetanos
Ba Bar, banh cuon
Bakery Nouveau, twice-baked almond croissant
Dick’s Drive-In, Dick’s Deluxe cheeseburger
Dough Zone Dumpling House, Q bao
Eltana, shakshuka
Heaven Sent Fried Chicken, fried chicken
Hot Cakes, molten chocolate cake 
Jack’s BBQ, brisket
Ma‘ono, fried chicken sandwich
Marination, Spam sliders
Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream, salted caramel ice cream
Off the Rez, chili tacos
Rachel’s Ginger Beer, float
Tavolàta, pappardelle 
Taylor Shellfish Farms, geoduck sashimi

NORTH END
Edmonds: Fashion Dim Sum, piggy buns
Lake City: Man’oushe Express, zaatar and cheese man’ousesh
Lynnwood: Sam Oh Jung, bibim nengmyun
Mill Creek: Toshi’s Teriyaki Grill, chicken teriyaki

PHINNEY RIDGE
Opus Co., salmon with kasu “risotto”

PIKE PLACE
Bavarian Meats, BLT
Beechers Handmade Cheese, World’s Best Mac and Cheese
Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt, passionfruit yogurt
Jack’s Fish Spot, cioppino
Le Pichet, raclette
Matt’s in the Market, catfish sandwich
Maximilien, moules marinières
Mee Sum, curry hom bow
Shug’s Soda Fountain & Ice Cream, s’more sundae
Sushi Kashiba, omakase

PINEHURST
Ahadu Ethiopian Restaurant, kitfo
Jebena Cafe, foul

PIONEER SQUARE
Il Corvo, daily pasta
Salumi, porchetta sandwich
The London Plane, muhammara toast

QUEEN ANNE
Canlis, Canlis salad
Eden Hill, foie gras cake batter

RAVENNA
JuneBaby, pimento cheese
Wataru, straw-smoked red snapper

SOUTH LAKE UNION
Bar Harbor, Dungeness crab–stuffed eggs
Deep Dive, hot dog
White Swan Public House, seafood chowder

SOUTH PARK
Loretta’s Northwesterner, Tavern burger

WEDGWOOD
Wedgwood Broiler, French dip

WHITE CENTER
Crawfish House, crawfish boil

Editor's Note: This article has been updated since print publication.

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