Restaurants

Top Choice Cajun in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Toulouse Petit

Hailed for its generous happy hours, cheap brunches and rollicking atmosphere, this perennially busy Queen Anne eatery has the common touch. The menu is large and varied, offering choices such as blackened rib-eye s…
Italian in Queen Anne & Lake Union

How to Cook a Wolf

Despite its scary name, the Ethan Stowell–run HTCAW has nothing to do with roasting wild fauna over your campfire. Rather the name is poached from a book written by MFK Fisher during wartime rationing about how to m…
American in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Canlis

One of Seattle's most celebrated restaurants, Canlis is old-school posh and one of the few places in the city where people regularly get dressed up for dinner. The menu is Pacific Northwest traditional (halibut, por…
Italian in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Serafina

This lovely neighborhood Italian restaurant in Eastlake specializes in regional Tuscan-style cooking, with simply prepared meat and fish, as well as pastas that can be ordered as a first or main course. A gorgeous l…
American in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Vestal

Among all of the eateries within chef Josh Henderson's restaurant collective, Vestal is one of the few in which he actively cooks. Named after Vesta, the goddess of home and family, the interior features a large woo…
American in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Serious Biscuit

After Serious Pie comes Serious Biscuit, Tom Douglas’ first bite at the South Lake Union cookie that has lured so many new restaurants into the neighborhood in the last couple of years. The buttery biscuits (the sav…
Burgers in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Dick's Drive-in

If you’re down to your last few dollars and dying for something to eat, don’t panic! Dick’s is calling you. Welcome to the only fast-food joint in Seattle where you can still buy a burger for $1.40, along with $1.75…
Modern American in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Re:public

Although the name might read like the sobriquet of a rap artist, Re:public (don’t forget the colon), situated on the corner of Republican St, is filled with a distinctly South Lake Union type of public – ie young, t…
Italian in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Caffè Torino

If you’re up on the nuances of regional Italian food culture, you’ll know that Turin (Torino) is a temple of good food and coffee, which is why you may want to decamp here for a Lavazza cappuccino, a Nutella cookie …
Pizza in Queen Anne & Lake Union

Windy City Pie

This much-talked-about (and adored) deep-dish-pizza joint was almost homeless, but thanks to local distillery Batch 206, which opened up its tasting room's kitchen, Windy City Pie now has a permanent home. Now you c…