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10 Hard-to-Get Reservations in Seattle

The OpenTable team

Every day, we have hundreds of thousands of reservations flying through our system—and some are tougher to get than others. According to our data, these are the restaurants in Seattle where it’s hardest to snag a reservation. Impress your friends and family and score a table; we wish we could join you.

Restaurants:wa'z, Muse at Benaroya Hall, The Metropolitan Grill
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Japanese, Contemporary American, Steak
Neighborhoods:Belltown / Pike Place Market, Downtown
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wa'z

$$$$·Japanese·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
147 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
At this point, many of us are familiar with a handful of the cuisine types of Japan: sushi, ramen, and soba, for example. Kaiseki cuisine, however, is not often found in the U.S., Read more
96% recommended
Best Service in Seattle / Eastern Washington

Muse at Benaroya Hall

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
381 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Special Occasion
For a fine-dining experience before an evening of classical music, check out Muse, the official restaurant of the Seattle Symphony. Tucked away in Benaroya Hall, the menu leans EurRead more
82% recommended
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The Metropolitan Grill

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown
6,961 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Business Meals
The Metropolitan Grill is one of the finest spots in Seattle to enjoy a charred hunk of steak: the booths are velveted and deep; the tables are polished, dark woods; and the lightiRead more
85% recommended
Steak in Seattle / Eastern Washington

Spinasse

$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
2,547 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
There’s no shortage of great Italian restaurants in Seattle, but Spinasse consistently shines as one of the brightest. Come here for superlative dishes like hand-cut tajarin with bRead more
97% recommended
Italian in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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The Pink Door

$$$$·Italian·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
4,681 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
There’s no place quite like The Pink Door. This is part circus, part cabaret, part live-music venue, and part Italian restaurant, all found within Seattle’s historic Pike Place MarRead more
95% recommended
Italian in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Eden Hill Provisions

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Queen Anne
554 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Eden Hill Provisions is a modern American bistro and market just down the street from Queen Anne’s longstanding Eden Hill Restaurant. Situated right next to the Queen Anne Farmer’sRead more
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Melrose Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Renton
1,832 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Seattleites have been going to the space that is the Melrose Grill, a steakhouse in Renton, since the days before prohibition—the saloon’s original mirrored back bar still stands. Read more
97% recommended
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Altura

$$$$·Italian·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
1,317 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Altura is a fine-dining restaurant that feels beyond any sort of definition; sure, you could call it an Italian spot, but you’d be hard-pressed to find a restaurant in Italy with dRead more
95% recommended
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The Corson Building

$$$$·American·
Georgetown
262 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
There are few restaurants in Seattle as special as The Corson Building, a tiny spot in the Georgetown neighborhood that feels like a place you’d stumble upon in the French countrysRead more
96% recommended
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Opus Co.

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Greenwood
126 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Dining at Opus Co. feels like going to your best friend’s dinner party, if your best friend happened to cook the kind of thoughtful, seasonal, and deeply delicious food that the teRead more
97% recommended
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