Restaurants

Top Choice Italian in Belltown & Seattle Center

Tavolàta

Owned by top Seattle chef Ethan Stowell, Tavolàta is a dinner-only, Italian-inspired eatery emphasizing homemade pasta dishes. Keeping things simple with venison-stuffed ravioli and linguine nero (clams with black p…
Top Choice Cafe in Belltown & Seattle Center

Top Pot Hand-Forged Doughnuts

Sitting pretty in a glass-fronted former car showroom with art-deco signage and immense bookshelves, Top Pot's flagship cafe produces the Ferraris of the doughnut world. It might have morphed into a 20-outlet chain …
Italian in Belltown & Seattle Center

Barolo Ristorante

An upscale Italian place named after one of Italy’s finest vinos, Barolo provides a good excuse to taste the deep, powerful ‘king of wines’ or – if your budget won’t stretch that far – a supporting cast of half a do…
Bistro in Belltown & Seattle Center

Tilikum Place Cafe

Sometimes old Belltown and new Belltown sit bumper to bumper, and the juxtaposition is never more marked than on Cedar St, where the suave, pseudo-Parisian Tilikum Place lies next door to 90-year-old dive bar, the F…
Bakery in Belltown & Seattle Center

Macrina

That snaking queue's there for a reason: damned good artisan bread (you can watch through the window as the experts roll out the dough). There are two options and two lines at Macrina. One is for the fantastic take-…
Greek in Belltown & Seattle Center

Lola

Seattle's ubiquitous cooking maestro Tom Douglas goes Greek in this ambitious Belltown adventure and delivers once again with gusto. Stick in trendy clientele, some juicy kebabs, heavy portions of veg, shared meze d…
Pizza in Belltown & Seattle Center

Serious Pie

In the crowded confines of Serious Pie you can enjoy beautifully blistered pizza bases topped with such unconventional ingredients as clams, potatoes, nettles, soft eggs, truffle cheese and more. Be prepared to shar…
Japanese in Belltown & Seattle Center

Shiro's Sushi Restaurant

A little pricey, but with over 20 years of glowing testimonies about its black cod and deep-fried prawn-heads, Shiro’s is Belltown's best Japanese option. Although founder Shiro Kashiba no longer runs the restaurant…
Northwestern US in Belltown & Seattle Center

Palace Kitchen

One of Tom Douglas' harder to classify restaurants, the Palace is known for its upscale 'New American' cuisine, late-night happy hour and cool cocktail scene. Food-wise, it's especially good for its Applewood grill …
Northwestern US in Belltown & Seattle Center

Dahlia Lounge

Seattle's most well-known and decorated chef, Tom Douglas, established his rapidly growing restaurant empire here in 1989. Some say it has single-handedly made Seattleites more sophisticated with its now familiar Do…