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Diners' Choice: Most Booked restaurants in Seattle

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Updated June 05, 2024

Looking for the most booked restaurants in Seattle? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 500,000 new global diner reviews from the past month. We sort the results by location to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!

A photo of The Pink Door restaurant
4.8
4.8 (8390)
$31 to $50
Italian
Belltown / Pike Place Market
About the restaurant
The Pink Door is an independently owned (never cloned, never genetically modified) restaurant that has been quietly dedicated to fresh & local Italian food since 1981. Its seafood & produce driven menu has been the central theme throughout its wildly popular domain in Seattle's Pike Place Market.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 4 days ago
Very good food. Burratta and arancini were amazing. Server was great. Finished my whole plate of paparadelle!
A photo of Portage Bay Cafe - South Lake Union restaurant
4.4
4.4 (989)
$30 and under
Breakfast
Lake Union / Eastlake
About the restaurant
Located in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Downtown Seattle since 2005, this location continues the Portage Bay Cafe mission of local, organic and sustainable fare. From our Crab Cake Benedict to our signature House-Made Challah French Toast, our items are carefully crafted to use the best seasonal and organic ingredients available. Chef Lauren and her team create monthly specials to further highlight our food-producing partners.

Portage Bay Cafe at South Lake Union is a large, airy, boisterous space with lots of energy and we have outdoor dining all year round. We look forward to serving you soon.
Top review
BeckySvip
Dined on Jun 17, 2024
Always great food and service. Definitely our favorite for brunch.
A photo of Salty's on Alki Beach restaurant
4.7
4.7 (9319)
$31 to $50
Seafood
West Seattle/Alki
About the restaurant
Located on Alki Beach with the most spectacular view of the Seattle skyline, Salty’s is one of the Top 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America. Salty’s is renowned for our award-winning fresh seasonal seafood, Pacific Northwest Coastal cuisine, playful atmosphere, and uncommonly genuine service. Our Northwest wine menu has won the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence since 2003.

We are open for year round outdoor dining in our cozy and elegant glass-like tents and on our decks. Beautifully decorated to lift your spirits, we welcome you to celebrate or just let the stress of the day slip away while enjoying the astonishing waterfront and fresh air of the Elliot Bay. We are truly a great escape and delicious fun!

Established in 1980, we are a James Beard Smart Catch Restaurant, proudly independent, family owned and operated, and woman owned.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 3 days ago
The staff was amazing so welcoming it was an anniversary date & they made us feel so welcomed! Loved it cannot wait to come again!
A photo of Toulouse Petit Kitchen & Lounge restaurant
4.6
4.6 (4360)
$30 and under
American
Queen Anne
About the restaurant
Centered around the cuisine, decor and imagery of the French Quarter and New Orleans and creating the feel of the Big Easy, Toulouse is one of the most intricate and ambitiously built restaurants in a generation.


Our expansive menus offer culinary diversity and range from traditional Creole and French Quarter menu choices to traditional Parisian and French countryside preparations to more innovative dishes that are entirely unique to Toulouse.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 3 days ago
Every entree we had was pleasing. Good wine selection and excellent service from the moment we walked in. Really a good place in Seattle. I highly recommend this restaurant .
A photo of Umi Sake House restaurant
4.8
4.8 (2423)
$30 and under
Japanese
Downtown
About the restaurant
Umi Sake House is a unique Japanese cuisine restaurant in the Belltown area of Seattle featuring the highest quality seafood available in the Northwest, a large izakaya-style tapas menu, and boasting a sake list of over 60 imported Japanese bottles. The interior is multi-faceted, with a black slate tiled traditional dining room, a gorgeous 14 person capacity wooden sushi bar, a semi private "tatami" room which holds 12 people, a larger 25 person private dining room, an enclosed "back patio" casual dining room complete with tropical garden, a black concrete liquor bar with custom sake cocktails and fusion traditional cocktails. The variety of atmospheres allows for a different experience with every visit, and the vastness and quality of the menu does the same. For the budding sake enthusiast or the seasoned veteran, the sake menu at Umi is bottle for bottle the best found anywhere outside of Japan!
Top review
ElenaM
Dined 4 days ago
Food and service was outstanding. Noise level is high, conditions of the bathrooms could be better given the prices and level of the restaurant overall
A photo of Portage Bay Cafe - University District restaurant
4.7
4.7 (693)
$30 and under
Breakfast
U Village / U District
About the restaurant
Located in the University neighborhood of Seattle since 1997, this original location sets the Portage Bay Cafe mission of local, organic and sustainable fare. From our Crab Cake Benedict to our signature House-Made Challah French Toast, our items are carefully crafted to use the best seasonal and organic ingredients available. Chef Andrew and his team create monthly specials to further highlight our food-producing partners.

Portage Bay Cafe on Roosevelt is a large, airy, boisterous space with lots of energy and we have covered outdoor dining all year round. We look forward to serving you soon.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Jun 16, 2024
Wonderful! They did an amazing job ensuring the safety of our child with severe food allergies. Highly recommend.
A photo of Purple Cafe and Wine Bar - Seattle restaurant
4.6
4.6 (5299)
$31 to $50
American
Downtown
About the restaurant
Reservations full? Feel free to call or walk-in!

Purple Café and Wine Bar pairs a global wine selection with a menu that combines classic American styles with seasonal Northwest ingredients.

We feature an expansive menu ranging from artisan cheeses, starters, soups, salads, sandwiches and pizzas to pasta and seafood. We take a great deal of pride in utilizing the most fresh and local ingredients.

On the wine side of things our wine list features over 80 glass and 600 bottle selections. Over the years our wine program has been recognized with various accolades that include an "Award of Ultimate Distinction" from Wine Enthusiast Magazine and being named "Best Wine Bar" by Evening Magazine's Best of Western Washington Viewers Poll.
Top review
ParisBrat
Dined 2 days ago
Miles was terrific. Pork chop was delicious. Eddie always makes sure that the food is good and that we are happy. We’ve been many times and will be back.
A photo of Terra Plata restaurant
4.6
4.6 (4033)
$50 and over
Farm-to-table
Capitol Hill / First Hill
About the restaurant
Terra Plata is James Beard award winning Chef Tamara Murphy's
"Earth to Plate" concept. It is the result of her love for creative and delicious plates inspired by the seasons and made possible by our local growers & artisan producers.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined today
Very comfortable atmosphere in an iconic restaurant. The server was friendly and professional and made good suggestions. The paella was delicious and the side dishes were very good. We also enjoyed the cocktails, fresh americanos and cheesecake dessert.
A photo of The Capital Grille - Seattle restaurant
4.8
4.8 (3811)
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Downtown
About the restaurant
Make it a day to remember. From birthdays and anniversaries to professional milestones, we aim to make every gathering special at The Capital Grille. Open seven days a week, The Capital Grille is best known for our expertly prepared steaks, which are dry aged in house for 18 to 24 days and then hand-cut by our restaurant's on-premise butcher. The Capital Grille's wine list features more than 350 selections, and its floor-to-ceiling wine kiosk regularly houses 3,500 - 5,000 bottles. Reservations are recommended but not required. For more information, please visit our website. We look forward to delighting you.
Top review
dougm
Dined today
Great steak house. One of the best steaks ever. Great service. Really expensive so a total splurge.
A photo of Duke's Seafood - Lake Union restaurant
4.7
4.7 (1890)
$30 and under
Seafood
Lake Union / Eastlake
About the restaurant
Duke's Seafood South Lake Union near downtown Seattle, Queen Anne and Eastlake is an upscale casual Pacific NW seafood restaurant and bar offering some of Seattle's best waterfront views and dining, outdoor dining and a full upscale bar and grill experience in the heart of Seattle. Lively, fun and Pacific Northwest casual upscale atmosphere. Near the Space Needle, Amazon, and situated right on shores of South Lake Union. Signature dishes include or Fish Tacos, Fish & Chips, Stuffed Salmon & Halibut, and flavorful, 100% sustainable wild seafood, Award Winning Chowder and grass fed burgers in a gathering place that is friendly, comfortable, unpretentious and filled with personality. We only source all natural, healthful ingredients. Duke's food is free of hormones, antibiotics and free of harmful chemicals. Guests sum up their favorable assessment of what Duke's has to offer with three words: It’s so good!

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined today
Our server, Jeff, was so lovely! Beautiful view of the water. A great place to share a couple of appetizers and a bottle of wine on Mondays!
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