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Downtown Seattle Restaurants

Il Terrazzo CarmineIl Terrazzo Carmine
1705 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Seattle

Venison Ravioli was amazing! Our server needed a personality!! More

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Radiator WhiskeyRadiator Whiskey
262 reviews
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Comfort Food | Downtown, Seattle

Amazing food paired with quality service!!! Pork cakes with Sirachi Aioli to die More

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AndalucaAndaluca
1486 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown, Seattle

Stellar. As others have said, soup of the day is a must. The chicken and venison were excellent as well. Excellent service and quiet...so that we could actually enjoy a nice conversation without shouting. More

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The Capital Grille - SeattleThe Capital Grille - Seattle
2389 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Seattle

It was amazing. Celebrated my husbands 50th and had the best steak I’ve had in a long time. Excellent field and excellent service. More

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Matt's in the MarketMatt's in the Market
740 reviews
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Northwest | Downtown, Seattle

Wonderful dinner with fantastic service. Will continue to come back year after year! More

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Lola SeattleLola Seattle
3143 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown, Seattle

Food great, staff is attentive and I love the homey ambiance. Highly recommend any of the vegetarian options (I don’t eat meat) and definitely get the coconut cream pie! More

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Umi Sake HouseUmi Sake House
959 reviews
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Japanese | Downtown, Seattle

Excellently curated meal by the waitress. The sushi and sake were both on-point. More

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The Metropolitan GrillThe Metropolitan Grill
6485 reviews
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Steak | Downtown, Seattle

Great Food, outstanding bourbon selections and great service. One of the best steak houses in America. More

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Dahlia LoungeDahlia Lounge
4259 reviews
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Northwest | Downtown, Seattle

Great food and great service. Perfect place if you're going to the Moore Theater. More

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LoulayLoulay
2195 reviews
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Contemporary French / American | Downtown, Seattle

The service was superb. Always attentive and engaging. The food was coursed out appropriately. We really enjoyed the endive candies pecan with beecher’s cheese salad, cod, and the delicious peanut butter s’mores. The ambiance was very inviting and cozy. More

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AssaggioAssaggio
2419 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Seattle

Excellent. The owner , Mauro makes a point to greet just about everyone who walks in the door as though they’ve known one another for years. Good food and friendly atmosphere and staff. More

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Nijo Sushi Bar & GrillNijo Sushi Bar & Grill
582 reviews
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Sushi | Downtown, Seattle

Very good sushi with excellent service. Look forward to dining with them again. More

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LecoshoLecosho
854 reviews
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Northwest | Downtown, Seattle

Consistently the best in all restaurant features, food, service, ambiance. etc. This is my second kitchen and bar. More

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Goldfinch Tavern at Four Seasons SeattleGoldfinch Tavern at Four Seasons Seattle
709 reviews
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Northwest | Downtown, Seattle

We had a great brunch. Very pleasant. Good food. Relaxing atmosphere More

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TulioTulio
3410 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Seattle

Soup and salad were delicious, but not the poached pear. They kindly replaced it with a fabulous pistachio semifredo We would definitely come again. More

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ShuckersShuckers
1696 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Seattle

A longtime favorite. Delicious food, nice warm ambiance, great service. Also, I am allergic to candle smoke so most restaurants are ruled out. Shuckers is just fine. The air is fresh and warm. More

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Yard House - SeattleYard House - Seattle
140 reviews
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American | Downtown, Seattle

Table was available at the time of my reservation. Friendly staff sat me immediately. Waiter was helpful with beer selection. More

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The Carlile RoomThe Carlile Room
654 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Seattle

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In my opinion, Tom Douglas’s best restaurant. The quality of the food here is really unbeatable. More

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Bahama Breeze - Seattle - TukwilaBahama Breeze - Seattle - Tukwila
325 reviews
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Caribbean | Downtown, Seattle

Loved it. This was my second visit to a Bahama Breeze. Both times I was transported to the Bahamas via the great ambiance and decor. The food: outstanding! Good beverages and service. Want to make me smile? Invite me here! Had coconut prawns appetizer. Yum! Prawn/Mahi dish was to die for. Dessert Chicolate cake/ice creamy concoction was delish. Shared three ways. Complete recommend. More

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Cinque Terre RistoranteCinque Terre Ristorante
651 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Seattle

This is my 2nd visit. The foods were as good as it did. Super helpful staffs. Love the place. More

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Heartwood ProvisionsHeartwood Provisions
768 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Seattle

Great time! Tasting menu was very good and our server was very attentive More

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Nordstrom Grill - Downtown SeattleNordstrom Grill - Downtown Seattle
313 reviews
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American | Downtown, Seattle

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Great service. French dip is always my favorite. More

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Blueacre SeafoodBlueacre Seafood
2457 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Seattle

We had a lovely birthday brunch with out of town family. As always The food was wonderful, fresh, beautifully prepared and the services was efficient and friendly. We love all of the Davis team restaurants. Always consistently wonderful. More

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21202120
307 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Seattle

Everything about this experience was amazing! Food and drinks out of this world! More

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The GeorgianThe Georgian
1368 reviews
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Northwest | Downtown, Seattle

Always love our annual holiday tea here. The Santa tea was fun this year. Our 8 year old loved it and hoping to get a bunch of her friends and family out for this special holiday treat. More

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The Brooklyn Seafood, Steak & Oyster HouseThe Brooklyn Seafood, Steak & Oyster House
1826 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Seattle

Had good time. Liked waiter but he tried to explain everything. Food was great. More

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BaroloBarolo
1980 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Seattle

Great food and service! More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - SeattleRuth's Chris Steak House - Seattle
1118 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Seattle

Took a little time for food coming. Ribeye and beer was just awesome. More

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Palomino - SeattlePalomino - Seattle
3495 reviews
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American | Downtown, Seattle

It was my best friend Birthday. From the time we checked in, they treated her special and like royalty for her birthday! She felt so special. We were seated quickly as they were expecting us. They had a birthday card at the table for her that was hand signed by them. They took pictures for us and had wonderful spirits. We had fun with the staff. We absolutely were impressed by the staff and service. Our food was served timely and was awesome. We would highly recommend this restaurant and will return again. More

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RN74 - SeattleRN74 - Seattle
2276 reviews
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American | Downtown, Seattle

Music not conducive to conversation More

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Steelhead DinerSteelhead Diner
2620 reviews
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Northwest | Downtown, Seattle

Amazing food, great service. Low key, for being in a very touristy area More

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DerbyDerby
16 reviews
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American | Downtown, Seattle

Fun place. I took my two college kids that are home from visiting and they loved it. Food was great and they especially loved being able to go out to the garage and see the cars after dinner! More

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RiderRider
231 reviews
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Grill | Downtown, Seattle

Food was excellent. Service was great. Tables for two a bit too close together. Nice ambiance and decor. We will return, especially for the food! More

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TanakaSanTanakaSan
243 reviews
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Asian | Downtown, Seattle

Great service and overall quality experience. The menu and food are exceptional. More

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Wild Ginger Downtown SeattleWild Ginger Downtown Seattle
4083 reviews
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Asian | Downtown, Seattle

Excellent service, above and beyond high level service. Staff are so intuitive and think of everything. Food excellent as always. More

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Relish Burger BistroRelish Burger Bistro
129 reviews
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Burgers | Downtown, Seattle

Good burgers and great fries. Prices are comparable to high end pubs in the city. Solid service as well. More

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All Water Seafood & Oyster BarAll Water Seafood & Oyster Bar
60 reviews
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Seafood | Downtown, Seattle

Decor was nice, quiet enough to carry on a small-group conversation and be easily heard. Food was very good and server was exceptionally friendly and attentive. More

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The Pike PubThe Pike Pub
57 reviews
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Gastro Pub | Downtown, Seattle

Nice beer and nice food. Good for group. Beer drink comparison is fun! More

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TribecaTribeca
125 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Seattle

Food was great. Great ambience. Server made a few mistakes. I’d come back. More

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Daniel's Broiler - Downtown SeattleDaniel's Broiler - Downtown Seattle
45 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Seattle

We will return for Valentine's Day and plan to have a monthly lunch there as well as bring some of our kids to give them a real treat. More

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Thanksgiving Dinner at Four Seasons Hotel SeattleThanksgiving Dinner at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle
8 reviews
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American | Downtown, Seattle

This married couple found this place perfect for Thanksgiving and will return next year. What better recommendation can you give then to say, "we will return". More

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Zane + Wylie's Seattle SteakhouseZane + Wylie's Seattle Steakhouse
132 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Seattle

Our experience was amazing!! Antonio our server was so great and engaging!! Nico the GM was fabulous. Our food was so good and cooked to perfection. Our pre dinner drinks were some of the best I have ever had. Definitely will be going back!! More

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Il Fornaio - SeattleIl Fornaio - Seattle
2221 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Seattle

In Seattle for business and visited my favorite downtown place for my favorite dish last night...only to find out they're taking it off the menu forever! 😭 BUCKETS of tears AND massive cheers 🤩 that I got to experience it one last time. Memories are priceless! Il Fornaio has food I love and has become one of my permanent pilgrimage spots when I'm ever in the Puget Sound. I grew up here. My new home, Atlanta, is definitely a foodie place but comfort is found in your go-to places. I had the butternut squash ravioli which, I was told, will be no more. But talk about HEAVEN... perfectly cooked pasta (al dente) stuffed with a ginormous amount of creamy butternut squash, accented with the perfect amount of walnuts, amazing whole perfectly crisped sage leaves and THE perfect Chianti (recommended by the server, who herself was absolutely flawless). If you define dessert as the finishing touch to a meal, then mine was that last bite topped with a big piece of crispy sage washed down with a swig of Il Fornaio's self-labeled vino. I learned you CAN trust a server's wine recommendation sometimes! I dined at 5:45-ish and the noise level was low enough to hear my server just fine. Nice ambiance with lower lighting. Booths on the wall are set up for four guests, there are tables for two and a sweeping, curved banquette with several small tables (not too close together) for individual diners. So, why would I use the word perfect so many times? Well, when it is it just...is. [Mike drop] Ti amo, Il Fornaio. Ti amo. More

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Dragonfish Asian CafeDragonfish Asian Cafe
339 reviews
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Asian | Downtown, Seattle

We had a terrific dinner and evening at Dragonfish with out-of-state guests. All members of our party were very pleased with their choices for the meal. Our server was exceptionally attentive and advised us well, without being intrusive at all. It was our best experience at Dragonfish to date, and we'll definitely recommend it to others. More

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JUNOJUNO
413 reviews
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Northwest | Downtown, Seattle

Fantastic customer service and excellent food. I love bring my friends to Juno's! More

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OutlierOutlier
259 reviews
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American | Downtown, Seattle

Quality and delicious food for a good price. The steak frites and Thai Chicken curry were delicious. The Blondie dessert was also amazing. More

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Muse at Benaroya HallMuse at Benaroya Hall
329 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Seattle

Great pre-concert dining. Good food, excellent service. Perfect ambience for conversing with friends. More

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Tap House SeattleTap House Seattle
495 reviews
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American | Downtown, Seattle

Food was outstanding. Service could have been a bit better More

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Hard Rock Cafe - SeattleHard Rock Cafe - Seattle
108 reviews
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American | Downtown, Seattle

It wasn't very busy, but we received exceptional service from Ivory. He even had the manager put on some Devo for us. A fun night. We will be back More

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Henry's Tavern - SeattleHenry's Tavern - Seattle
57 reviews
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American | Downtown, Seattle

Great food and excellent service for a party of 10 on NFL playoff day More

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TraceTrace
365 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Seattle

We went there before going to the 5th Avenue Theater on Friday night. It was the first time there. The sign out doors clearly marked the establishment but when you walk in you walk right into the bar. There was live music in the bar. It was about 6:00 PM. There was a sign that said Check in up the stairs. We had reservations so up we went. When we got up there, that was not the right place. It was the check-in for the W-hotel. They pointed out where to go and off we went. We were surprised to find no one else in the restaurant. It is very modern looking place with multicolored lights and a concrete and steel look. We were seated and the service was prompt. The menu is somewhat limited but we all found something we liked. My wife and I had the crab sandwich with garlic fries. They were both very good. Our grandson had one of the hamburgers and it was also very good. Our granddaughter had the chicken caesar salad which was also good. For dessert we shared the macaroons, creme brulee, and the cinnamon and sugar donuts. The food was great all the way around. Since we had to be at the 5th Avenue at a set time, the service was fast enough to get us out of there on time but we did not feel rushed. Of course, we were the only people in the restaurant so it is hard to tell if the service would be as fast in a busy night. We would go again and it is convenient to the 5th Avenue theater. More

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Eden SeattleEden Seattle
2 reviews
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Downtown, Seattle

I was my first time there for a concert but I Loved it!! Will return again with more friends! More

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Jimmy's on FirstJimmy's on First
75 reviews
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American | Downtown, Seattle

All good overall. Thanks for the experience More

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The Fig & The JudgeThe Fig & The Judge
35 reviews
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American | Downtown, Seattle

The staff were friendly and attentive. It was great that we could get a last minute table for 9 on a holiday. Got invited to join their holiday party on the 28th floor at half price cover charge and it included dessert. Steak was a little over cooked but not terribly so (I ordered medium rare and it was slightly well of medium) but the soup was great and the sides were good. Menu is a little limited but everyone found something they wanted. More

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P.F. Chang's - Downtown SeattleP.F. Chang's - Downtown Seattle
23 reviews
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Asian | Downtown, Seattle

We had not been to a PF Chang's in awhile. I was able to reserve NY Eve at the last minute for my wife and older son when there were not a lot of other options. We ended up having a great time. Food and service were more than up to par and the craft cocktails were really outstanding. I am not typically big on chain restaurants but this was a very good experience and we will not hesitate to go back again. More

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Buca di Beppo - SeattleBuca di Beppo - Seattle
962 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Seattle

Great service from the moment we entered till we left. What a great team! More

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UrbaneUrbane
749 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Seattle

Service was very good and the atmosphere was good too. Manager Travis is a good people person and attends to the needs of the customer. We will be back! More

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Daily Grill - Seattle SheratonDaily Grill - Seattle Sheraton
739 reviews
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American | Downtown, Seattle

Christmas Brunch at the Sheraton is a tradition with my family. But, they are on the other side of the country. This was our first time in Seattle and we would definitely come back again. The smoked salmon was devine. It wasn’t as elaborate as some Sheraton’s we’ve been to since there were no lunch options (carving station , etc) but very tasty and affordable for the amount of food we ate! More

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Fadó Irish Pub - SeattleFadó Irish Pub - Seattle
32 reviews
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Comfort Food | Downtown, Seattle

Thanks for accommodating our large group in the private room. Service was great and good superb as usual. Handled all special requests with ease. More

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The Hart and the Hunter - SeattleThe Hart and the Hunter - Seattle
24 reviews
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Contemporary Southern | Downtown, Seattle

You must order the butter biscuits. Pure butter and they come hot, homemade, with maple butter, pimento cheese and homemade jam. They are not quite a full meal, so order another dish. We had the Carrot Tartine - fresh vollkorn seeded bread, sweet carrot butter, cumin and fresh carrot shavings on top. Healthy and delicious. The restaurant is attached to the Palihotel, a new funky & cozy hotel by Pike market. More

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Frolik Kitchen + CocktailsFrolik Kitchen + Cocktails
75 reviews
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American | Downtown, Seattle

new menu is great! love this place. More

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Romio's Pizza & Pasta - DowntownRomio's Pizza & Pasta - Downtown
13 reviews
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Pizzeria | Downtown, Seattle

The staff was very helpful and friendly. They took a fairly large party (there were 15 of us!) and made us feel at home. Food was great and again, the people running the establishment were wonderful. More

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The Lobby Bar at Pan Pacific SeattleThe Lobby Bar at Pan Pacific Seattle
1 review
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Comfort Food | Downtown, Seattle

Dined here for Seattle Restaurant Week. Good Food, Good Service. More

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Downtown Seattle Diners' Choice Winners

Downtown Seattle's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Il Terrazzo CarmineIl Terrazzo Carmine
1705 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Seattle

Venison Ravioli was amazing! Our server needed a personality!! More

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AndalucaAndaluca
1486 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown, Seattle

Stellar. As others have said, soup of the day is a must. The chicken and venison were excellent as well. Excellent service and quiet...so that we could actually enjoy a nice conversation without shouting. More

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The Capital Grille - SeattleThe Capital Grille - Seattle
2389 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Seattle

It was amazing. Celebrated my husbands 50th and had the best steak I’ve had in a long time. Excellent field and excellent service. More

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Matt's in the MarketMatt's in the Market
740 reviews
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Northwest | Downtown, Seattle

Wonderful dinner with fantastic service. Will continue to come back year after year! More

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Lola SeattleLola Seattle
3143 reviews
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Mediterranean | Downtown, Seattle

Food great, staff is attentive and I love the homey ambiance. Highly recommend any of the vegetarian options (I don’t eat meat) and definitely get the coconut cream pie! More

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The Metropolitan GrillThe Metropolitan Grill
6485 reviews
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Steak | Downtown, Seattle

Great Food, outstanding bourbon selections and great service. One of the best steak houses in America. More

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Goldfinch Tavern at Four Seasons SeattleGoldfinch Tavern at Four Seasons Seattle
709 reviews
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Northwest | Downtown, Seattle

We had a great brunch. Very pleasant. Good food. Relaxing atmosphere More

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LoulayLoulay
2195 reviews
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Contemporary French / American | Downtown, Seattle

The service was superb. Always attentive and engaging. The food was coursed out appropriately. We really enjoyed the endive candies pecan with beecher’s cheese salad, cod, and the delicious peanut butter s’mores. The ambiance was very inviting and cozy. More

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Radiator WhiskeyRadiator Whiskey
262 reviews
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Comfort Food | Downtown, Seattle

Amazing food paired with quality service!!! Pork cakes with Sirachi Aioli to die More

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AssaggioAssaggio
2419 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Seattle

Excellent. The owner , Mauro makes a point to greet just about everyone who walks in the door as though they’ve known one another for years. Good food and friendly atmosphere and staff. More

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Discover Downtown Seattle

Downtown Seattle offers a unique culinary experience. Here, you’ll find access to fresh, diverse, and delicious food. A trip to the local market may culminate in an unparalleled seafood odyssey. If you prefer to sample the local chef-made offerings, you can find some of the best clam and salmon chowders in the country (sorry New England). While downtown, you should also take advantage of one of the most developed coffee scenes in America. In that same vein, Seattle’s craft beer offerings are also impressive. Washington State is also home to impressive produce. Local apples and cherries are a true delicacy. in addition to traditional American dishes and international cuisine, but you would be remiss not to sample the plentiful options for authentic Asian dishes, Polynesian fare, and authentic African cuisine.