I will always call Seattle home despite my thirst to travel and explore other places.  Seattle has just the right amount of funk and culture that contribute to its amazing food.  These Unique Seattle Restaurants will not only thrill your taste but they have also been chosen to get you into some of Seattle’s best neighborhoods.


Beth’s Cafe



7311 Aurora Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103


Beth’s Cafe opened in 1954 and remains largely unchanged.  It’s an absolute Seattle late-night staple and perhaps one of the greatest “greasy spoons.”  The Travel Channel picked Beth’s Cafe as the best place in the country to “pig out.”


The walls are decorated in patron created art from napkin drawings to dirty Seattle quotes.  The most famous dish, 12-egg omelette, was featured on the February 11, 2009 episode of Man Vs. Food.  This 24 hour joint keeps Seattle locals fed day and night.


If your lucky you’ll score the booth with the “I lost my virginity at Beth’s” napkin artwork.

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If you’re a frequent traveler you may have heard of Get Your Guide, Get Your Guide offers different tours and experiences in various cities throughout the US.

If you think you’d be interested in embarking on a culinary tasting adventure of Pike Place Market with a local chef guide where you stop at 9 different artisanal vendors; learning about local production and tasting your way through the flavors of the Northwest.  Check this out


Biscuit Bitch



1909 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 or 621 3rd Ave Seattle, WA 98104


Biscuit Bitch serves up some amazing biscuit themed dishes.  My favorite the “Gritty Scrambled Cheesy Bitch” with biscuit and gravy, covered in cheese, scrambled eggs and garlic grits.  Or perhaps the “Canadian Bitch” with biscuit, maple peanut butter, and bacon.  Expect a line as this place is slamming right now.


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Daily Dozen Doughnut



93 Pike St #7, Seattle, WA 98101


Daily Dozen Doughnut located in the heart of the Pike Place Market churns out hot and fresh doughnuts.  A visit to the Pike Place Market is a must for any visit to Seattle so treat yourself to a bag of hot doughnuts.  They’re doughnuts and they’re delicious.  Simple as that.



Be sure to look these restaurants up on Groupon for some great deals.  Groupon is a perfect way to score coupons for anything from dining to travel.  Several of these restaurants regularly offer Groupon specials.


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Dick’s Drive-In



111 N.E. 45th St Seattle, WA 98105


The first Dick’s opened in 1954 in Seattle’s iconic Wallingford district.  Famous for their hand cut fries, stellar shakes, and mouth watering burgers, Dick’s is not to be missed.



Unlike most fast food diners, Dick’s has offered employee benefits such as a matched 401(k), 100% employer-paid medical insurance, and a $22,000 college tuition scholarship after six months of work.  Needless to say, this was a popular place to work in high school.


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Seattle Food Crawls is an exciting culinary tour through this vibrant city. Discover hidden gems and long-standing institutions of Seattle.

Each crawl is the complete recipe for a great night out, the perfect tourist day, a new way to experience your own city, or simply food porn and great stories to enjoy from home.

Eat your way through Pike Place, hit the hottest spots in West Seattle, and eat like a hipster in Capitol Hill. Put on your walking shoes and your stretchy pants, and dig into the Emerald City one dish at a time

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Dim Sum At Harbour City Restaurant



707 S King St, Seattle, WA 98104


If you haven’t had the pleasure of eating Dim Sum you are in for a real treat.  Dim Sum is a Chinese cuisine of small bite-sized portions of steam cooked deliciousness.  The international district of Seattle is home to some amazing restaurants but Harbour City is a local favorite.


Pike Place Chowder



1530 Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98101


A trip to Seattle wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Pike Place Market and a delicious bowl of Chowder from Pike Place Chowder.

After you’re belly is nice and full with hot bowl of chowder we’d recommend taking a 1 hour underground tour of Seattle. Why not explore Seattle from a different angle and go below Pioneer Square. You’ll take a walk through three underground passageways originally constructed in the 1890’s and learn about Seattle’s forgotten history.  Learn more about the Seattle underground tour here.


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Thai Tom



4543 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105


Thai Tom is sure to bring tears to your eyes, tears of joy of course.  Or tears of spicy goodness if you so choose.  Once you get through the long wait you will be rewarded with authentic Thai classics presented in a hole-in-the-wall style restaurant.


The restaurant is buzzing with activity as the meals are prepared in an open kitchen for everyone to see.  Pots and pans flying, knives chopping, it really is quite a site.  Thai Tom ranks top 3 of my all-time favorite restaurants.


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5000 University Way NE suite d, Seattle, WA 98105


Morsel rocks the house with amazing coffee and to die for biscuit sandwiches.  Giant and buttery with the freshest ingredients is the theme at Morsel.  Local Velton’s Mexico Nayarita coffee and Twin Brook Creamery milk top it off.


Seattle Fish Company



4435 California Ave SW Seattle, WA 98116


Seattle Fish Company sits in one of my favorite Seattle neighborhoods, Alki Beach.  Seattle Fish Company serves up fish ‘n’ chips, shrimp cocktail, crab cakes, and a terrific cioppino.


In addition, they will serve up any of the fish offered fresh and whole from Ma’ono Fish Market next door. After a full belly cruise the Alki beach for a perfect evening sunset.


Damn The Weather



116 First Ave S Seattle, WA 98105


Housed in the charming Pioneer Square area of Seattle this 100 year old brick building ads to the charm of Damn The Weather.  A great place to dodge the drizzle and enjoy a refreshing cocktail and a delicious meal.  For an appetizer the curried chickpeas are terrific.


Annapurna Cafe



1833 Broadway, Seattle WA 98122


Home of the Yeti Bar, Annapurna Cafe is a godsend for those returning from travel and craving an Indian or Nepalese dish.  Enjoy a cocktail at the Yeti bar and then quench your travel hunger at this fun and delicious restaurant.


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