The Best Brunch Restaurants in Seattle

The OpenTable Team

Seattle has been on the map for a long time. It has a fantastic music scene, beautiful art, gorgeous scenery, and some incredible eats. Dining out is no joke here and locals have high standards when it comes to food, especially during brunch on the weekends. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Check out our Tastemaker List. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the best brunch spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. From Vietnamese food to dim sum and world-class omelets, there’s always something tasty to eat at the start of the day. Here are some of the best restaurants for brunching in Seattle.

Restaurants:Spinasse, Wild Ginger Downtown Seattle, The Pink Door
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian, Asian
Neighborhoods:Capitol Hill / First Hill, Downtown, Belltown / Pike Place Market

Spinasse

$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
2,735 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
This small space serves up one of the best brunches in the city. The menu is all authentic Italian dishes like fine hand cut egg pasta with butter and sage or braised lamb risotto Read more
93% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Seattle
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Wild Ginger Downtown Seattle

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
5,066 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Pre/post Theatre
Wild Ginger serves Pan-Asian cuisine that ranges from China to Indonesia to offer a full range of flavors for diners. The kitchen uses the freshest ingredients and covers many diffRead more
86% recommended
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The Pink Door

$$$$·Italian·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
5,244 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The Pink Door is perhaps the most magnificent dining experience in Seattle. It's best for a special occasion because it can get pricey - but they really pull out all the stops for Read more
95% recommended
Most Booked in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Single Shot

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
546 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
This funky restaurant in Capitol Hill is just a one-room space so it feels very cozy and intimate no matter what time of day you are here. Single Shot is the place to go if you’re Read more
93% recommended
Contemporary American in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Shaker + Spear

$$$$·Seafood·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
1,156 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Shaker and Spear feature small plates for sharing, including egg dishes and seafood for brunch. The space is clean and sparse and the staff is very friendly and attentive - but theRead more
98% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Barrio - Capitol Hill

$$$$·Contemporary Mexican·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
813 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
  • Bar Seating
Barrio is a wide open space with an industrial feel yet it still somehow manages to retain a warm, inviting vibe. It's a perfect brunch stop because the tables make it easy to talkRead more
88% recommended

Bastille & Back Bar

$$$$·French·
Ballard / Fremont
1,079 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Why do French restaurants just know how to do brunch right? Bastille is a classic French cafe and one of the best brunch restaurants in the city. Diners can choose to eat on the roRead more
86% recommended
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Westward

$$$$·Northwest·
Wallingford
938 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
When the weather is nice, you can start out your meal at Westward on the waterfront Adirondack chairs where they serve cocktails and wine from the bar. Then move to your table and Read more
93% recommended
Scenic View in Seattle / Eastern Washington

Bar Melusine

$$$$·Seafood·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
235 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
This fresh oyster bar on Capitol Hill is a lovely brunch spot Seattle has to offer, with a huge bank of windows that let sunlight stream into the space all morning long. The menu hRead more
100% recommended
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Joule

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Wallingford
741 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
If you’re looking for a foodie adventure for your brunch, check out Joule, a Korean-fusion steakhouse that features delicious cuts of beef served in chili sauces. They come with flRead more
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Noi Thai Cuisine - Downtown Seattle

$$$$·Thai·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
274 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Noi Thai takes the Thai dining experience up a notch in Seattle. Most other Thai spots are pretty divey, but walking in here feels like you have entered a royal palace! The regal dRead more
89% recommended
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Burgundian

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tangletown
27 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for a Date
This New American restaurant turns out big brunches that pair with the hearty stouts on the draft list. Classics like French toast and biscuits with gravy meet with rich, savory diRead more
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Bar Ferdinand

$$$$·Northwest·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
24 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
Bar Ferdinand is part wine bar, part wine shop, and part restaurant, so it kind of has everything covered! The candlelit dining room is very elegant with wooden ceiling beams and sRead more
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Volunteer Park Cafe

$$$$·Northwest·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
87 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
Volunteer Park Cafe in Capitol Hill is a popular spot for brunch, with a menu full of American classics like the BLT, Bacon and Egg Sandwiches, Baguettes, Salads, Soups, and more. Read more
94% recommended
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Ba Bar

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
This Vietnamese place is open all day and half the night! The owners grew up in Saigon so they really know what they are doing when it comes to whipping up delicious Vietnamese treRead more
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Geraldine'S Counter

$$$$·American·
Columbia City
Geraldine's is the perfect breakfast nook, often packed with families, full of action, and staffed with servers who are friendly, quick with a smile, and even quicker to get your fRead more
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Junebaby

$$$$·Southern·
U Village / U District
Interested in a little Creole food over the weekend? JuneBaby serves a thoughtful Southern/Creole/Cajun fusion here on Saturdays and Sundays and you can find buttery biscuits, meatRead more
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No Bones Beach Club

$$$$·Vegetarian·
Ballard / Fremont
Vegans love to eat brunch too, don’t they? This vegan tiki bar is an offbeat place that serves a fun and tasty brunch with many plant-based dishes like blackberry and mango French Read more
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