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If you want to grab a quick bite while sightseeing in downtown Seattle or just happen to be a fan of hearty sandwiches, step into the Potbelly Sandwich Shop where you will be spoilt for choice. Along with their meaty options, the restaurant offers a variety of vegan options as well. The restaurant is also host to live music gigs which draw in quite the crowd. The overall cozy ambiance makes this a great place to hang out with friends or come in for a family meal.
Far down the dim central hallway of the Dexter Horton Building lies this spacious coffee bar filled with the aroma of coffee beans. This family-owned shop roasts its own beans and comes up with such fabulous beverages as a mocha made with ephemere sauce from dilettante chocolates. The baristas are friendly, patient and happy to let you linger and chat over a cup.
Prefer dining in style? Begin at this acclaimed restaurant in the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. The open dining room has tall dressed windows, linen-topped tables and high ceilings with sparkling chandeliers. Starters include spiced foie gras and Northwest raw oysters. Signature entrees include smoked salmon with creme fraîche, dungeness crab and apple sauce. The restaurant also features a full bar and live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays.
This New York-style steak house is often rated among the top 10 steak houses in the United States. Known simply as "The Met," this upscale eatery is a favorite with the downtown business crowd. With its high-backed, plush booths, brass railings and tiled floors, the comfortable dining room offers impeccable service. In addition to an extensive menu of pasta, seafood and steaks, the kitchen features tempting daily specials. For Scotch drinkers, the bar offers more than 22 varieties of single-malt Scotch. Be sure to try their signature Smoky Met martini.
Sake is the order of the day at this sushi bar in downtown Seattle. Sip on sake or a beer as you try to decide from the impressive menu of sushi and other Japanese dishes. The atmosphere is casual but modern and prices are reasonable. Take advantage of weekday happy hour, with discounted prices on drinks and food, or come for the all day happy hour on Saturdays through Mondays.
As the name suggests, oysters are the focus of this downtown restaurant called Shuckers, located in the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. Twelve local varieties of oysters are available in single servings, by the half dozen and by the dozen. The restaurant has dark wood and a high ceiling, similar to a traditional pub, and dress is fairly casual. Highlights of the menu include oyster delicacies and Garlic and Rosemary Roasted Dungeness Crab with Baby Yellow Fin Potatoes. Many other non-seafood favorites are offered as well.