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Top Choice American in Snoqualmie Valley

Herbfarm

At this legendary, very-very-upscale restaurant, nine-course dinners are drawn from the gardens and farm itself, as well as small local growers, and matched with locally produced wines.
Pub Food in Coupeville

Toby's Tavern

A quintessential dive bar housed in a vintage mercantile building dating from the 1890s; even the polished back bar was originally shipped here from around Cape Horn in 1900. Quaff home-produced microbrews and enjoy…
Seafood in Coupeville

Christopher's

The mussels and clams are the best in town (no mean feat in Coupeville), and the seafood alfredo pasta is wonderfully rich. Try the Penn Cove seafood stew – prawns, scallops, mussels and clams in a tomato broth – or…
Bakery in Coupeville

Knead & Feed

A Coupeville classic with views over the water from homey, rustic wood tables. Upstairs is for pastries and coffee while full meals (from American breakfasts to sandwiches and soups) are served downstairs. Don't mis…
Pub Food in Bainbridge Island

Harbour Public House

After your bike ride, sit back and quaff microbrews at this lively public house. Seafood dishes, including the steamed mussels in beer ($15) and a calamari appetizer ($12), are recommended.
American in Around Seattle

Herbfarm

The legendary Herbfarm is where nine-course dinners are drawn from the gardens and farm on-site, as well as from small local growers, and matched with locally produced wines.
Cafe in Bainbridge Island

Café Nola

One highlight of a visit to Bainbridge is a meal at this popular bistro, serving a classy blend of Mediterranean and Northwest cooking.
Ice Cream in Bainbridge Island

Mora Iced Creamery

Luscious ice creams and sorbets made locally on Bainbridge Island come in cones, cups or pints – and, as a bonus, it’s all low-fat.
American in Snoqualmie Valley

Twede's

The former Mar T's Cafe, now called Twede's, was the diner with the famous cherry pie and cups of joe in Twin Peaks; a fire gutted it in 2000, but it has been rebuilt and is still a good place for lunch or a mediocr…
Mediterranean in Langley

Cafe Langley

Mediterranean cuisine, with a few deft Northwestern seafood infusions (eg mussels) thrown in for good measure.