Anthony’s Pier 66
2201 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA, 98121
Anthony’s Pier 66 is a well-known seafood restaurant in Seattle, offering stunning waterfront views and a menu that focuses on fresh seafood and Northwest cuisine. Located on the downtown Seattle waterfront, it provides both a memorable dining experience and breathtaking vistas of the Puget Sound. Anthony’s Pier 66 is celebrated for its emphasis on fresh, locally sourced seafood and a commitment to providing an exceptional dining experience. The focus is on Pacific Northwest flavors. You can enjoy a variety of dishes featuring local catches, including salmon, Dungeness crab, and oysters. The restaurant also features an oyster bar.
This restaurant is conveniently located on the Seattle waterfront, near the popular Pike Place Market and the iconic Seattle Great Wheel. Its prime location allows guests to enjoy picturesque views of Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains.
AQUA by El Gaucho
2801 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121
AQUA by El Gaucho is an upscale waterfront seafood and steak restaurant that offers a fine dining experience, combining the quality of El Gaucho’s steakhouse reputation with stunning views of Elliott Bay and the Seattle skyline. Known for its elegant ambiance and exceptional cuisine, AQUA by El Gaucho provides a memorable setting for special occasions and romantic dinners.
The restaurant is ideally located along the picturesque Seattle waterfront, near the historic Pike Place Market and within proximity to other popular attractions. Its waterfront location allows guests to enjoy captivating views of Elliott Bay and the Olympic Mountains
Cafe Turko (Halal)
750 N 34th St, Seattle, WA 98103
Family-owned Turkish-style restaurant with a lot of character. “From the colorful walls to the hanging lights and bunting, it’s like stepping into someone’s uber-vibrant home.” We are fans of the breakfast offerings, in particular.
This restaurant is located in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood, a quick rideshare away.
Great vegetarian options!
Daawat Indian Grill and Bar
820 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101
Daawat Indian Grill and Bar is a restaurant in Seattle that offers a diverse range of Indian cuisine in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Known for its flavorful dishes and a combination of traditional and contemporary Indian flavors, Daawat is a popular choice for those looking to savor the tastes of India in Seattle.
This restaurant is conveniently situated in the heart of downtown Seattle, making it easily accessible to both residents and visitors. Its central location is close to various Seattle attractions and downtown landmarks.
Great vegetarian options!
Dough Zone, Seattle and Pine
815 Pine St, Seattle, WA 98101
Dough Zone is a dumpling and Chinese restaurant with multiple locations in the Seattle area. This restaurant is known for its delicious and authentic Chinese dumplings, noodles, and other dishes, offering a range of flavors and culinary traditions from various regions of China.
This specific branch is situated in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, which is known for its vibrant dining scene and eclectic atmosphere.
Great vegetarian options!
Einstein Bros. Bagels, University Village (Kosher)
2746 NE 45th St, Seattle, WA 98105
This Einstein Bros. Bagels location is kosher, boasting breakfast and lunch items. University Village is a bit far from the downtown area, so we suggest ordering delivery.
International District and Uwajimaya Village
600 5th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104
The International District is a culturally rich neighborhood in Seattle that offers a diverse range of dining options, particularly in and around the renowned Uwajimaya Village. Uwajimaya is a well-known supermarket that features a bustling food court, making it a popular spot for enjoying a wide variety of Asian cuisines.
Uwajimaya offers an incredible selection of Asian cuisine in its food court. You’ll find stalls serving Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai, and Vietnamese dishes, among others. Some popular options include sushi, dim sum, ramen, teriyaki, bubble tea, and various snacks and sweets. The food court is known for its affordability. Some of our favorite spots are Shanghai Noodle, Tamarind Tree, and Ocean Star.
Beyond Uwajimaya, the International District is home to numerous restaurants that offer a wide range of cuisine. You can find everything from traditional dim sum and hot pot to authentic pho and bubble tea. You’ll also come across street food vendors selling delicious and affordable items like dumplings, skewers, and bao buns.
The International District is located just south of downtown Seattle and is easily accessible by public transportation.
You can easily reach the International District and Uwajimaya using public transportation. Take the Seattle Link Light Rail and disembark at the International District/Chinatown Station. After exiting the station, you’ll find yourself in the heart of the International District, just a short walk from Uwajimaya Village.
Ivar’s Acres of Clams
1001 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98104
Ivar’s Acres of Clams is a popular seafood institution in Seattle, known for its commitment to offering fresh, local seafood in a welcoming and relaxed setting. Whether you’re craving a classic seafood meal, want to enjoy a bowl of clam chowder, or simply wish to take in the beautiful waterfront views, Ivar’s is a delightful choice for seafood lovers and anyone looking for a taste of the Pacific Northwest. In addition to the full-service restaurant, Ivar’s also has a quick-service counter where you can order fish and chips, chowder, and other seafood items to go.
Joe & the Juice, Downtown Seattle
2118 7th Ave, Seattle, WA 98121 (In the Amazon Building)
Joe & The Juice is a trendy Danish coffee and juice chain that offers a variety of fresh juices, coffee, and sandwiches.
We really like the convenience of this restaurant’s app to quickly order some healthy juices, sandwiches, and espresso drinks. Check hours of operation prior to deciding you want to order; this restaurant is closed some days and menu item availability varies a bit from day to day.
Healthy eats & good delivery!
The Juicy Cafe
725 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101
The Juicy Cafe website describes their menu as “healthy food that nurtures the soul and body. We focus on making food that can fit into any dietary restrictions whether it be keto, gluten free, or vegan.”
Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya
320 E Pine St, Seattle, WA 98122
Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya is a popular Japanese restaurant in downtown Seattle that specializes in serving authentic and delicious ramen dishes. It is known for its commitment to traditional ramen preparation techniques and high-quality ingredients.
This restaurant is conveniently situated in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, which is near downtown Seattle.
1508 Melrose Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Mamnoon features Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. The restaurant offers a unique blend of flavors, traditional dishes, and modern interpretations, all served in a stylish and elegant setting.
This restaurant is also in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, near downtown Seattle.
Pike’s Place Market
85 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101
Pike Place Market is situated in the heart of downtown Seattle, overlooking Elliott Bay and the Seattle waterfront. The market’s central location makes it easily accessible by foot, car, and public transportation.
Features and Attractions:
1. Fresh Produce: The market is famous for its fresh produce stands, including a colorful array of fruits, vegetables, and flowers. You can find local and seasonal offerings from Washington state and beyond.
2. Seafood: The market is renowned for its seafood vendors. You can watch fishmongers throw whole salmon and other fish to entertain visitors. It’s also a great place to buy fresh seafood, such as salmon, crab, and oysters.
3. Specialty Food Shops: Pike Place Market is home to numerous specialty food stores, including bakeries, cheese shops, spice shops, and more. You can find artisanal products, local honey, gourmet chocolates, and unique international items.
4. Restaurants and Cafes: The market is lined with a variety of restaurants and eateries, ranging from casual food stalls to upscale dining. Look for The Athenian, from the Sleepless in Seattle movie. For a treat, you can also try Crumpet Shop and Ellenos Yogurt Scoop Shop.
5. The Original Starbucks: The first Starbucks store, opened in 1971, is located at Pike Place Market.
QFC, University Village (Kosher options)
2746 NE 45th St, Seattle, WA, 98105
QFC is a grocery store. This particular location (University Village) has some Kosher offerings available. It’s far from the downtown Seattle area, so we suggest either allotting adequate travel time or ordering grocery delivery.
1401 3rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
Wild Ginger is a well-regarded and upscale Asian fusion restaurant located in downtown Seattle. It has been a staple of the city’s dining scene for many years, known for its elegant ambiance, extensive menu, and creativity.