For half a century, and three generations of the Canlis family, this gorgeous restaurant has presided on a hill over Lake Union. It beckons the well-off, those looking for a romantic evening, or anyone celebrating a special event. The restaurant has won awards too numerous to list, and a renovation has made it all the better. The cuisine is based on fresh ingredients, with salmon, scallops and Dungeness crab topping the menu. Vegetables are locally grown, as are the wide array of fruits used in each beautifully presented dish. The restaurant has a 12,000-bottle wine cellar.
Art of the Table is a restaurant and supper club hybrid that is dedicated to bringing patrons a unique and intimate dining experience. You, along with 21 other people, receive a four-course menu crafted out of fresh local ingredients. Occasionally the dinners have a theme, such as Italian wines and cheeses or Southern cuisine. Even if there is no unifying theme, the food is always meticulously prepared and delicious. An absolute must if you are in Seattle!
Bottlehouse is a chic, trendy wine bar with an assortment of diverse wines and tapas. If you are here for the first time, you could opt for the amazing wine and cheese flight or you could ask the bartender for recommendations. You also have the option to order wines on tap, by the bottle or the glass and a rotating menu of specials. The staff members are really passionate about their work and it’s easy to see this in the way they take care of the patrons in the restaurant. The upbeat atmosphere and the helpful, enthusiastic staff also make this wine bar a great place to host a private event or celebrate a special occasion.
A taste of New Orleans in the heart of Queen Anne, Toulouse Petit Kitchen and Lounge is a refreshing addition to Seattle's culinary scene. The extensive menu features Louisiana Creole cuisine - an eclectic blend of European, Native American and Southern flavors. Generous portions of sumptuous seafood, charcuterie, meat preparations and interesting sides form the centerpiece of your dining experience and are best enjoyed with a drink or two from the well-stocked bar. Boasting one of the best happy hours in the country, creative cocktails like the Toulouse Hurricane or Katie-Mae deserve special mention. Ornate wrought-iron furniture and delightful ceiling-lamps against the floor-to-ceiling glass windows enhance its rustic appeal.
Red Robin isn't the only place to get gourmet burgers in the Pacific Northwest. This similarly named burger joint has been voted "Best Burger" by the readers of the Seattle Weekly. The reasons are obvious, big juicy patties, fresh buns and crisp lettuce, not to mention fair prices. At this chic Red Mill Burgers joint, try the rich Bacon Deluxe with Cheese, the Veggie Burger or the Chicken Burger. The thick milkshakes and malts are nothing to sneer at either.
Located in quaint Madison Park, Cactus is bright and busy cantina. The tapas bar offers delectable small dishes including grilled portobello mushrooms and green chile soup. The extensive menu includes dishes like chimichangas and blue corn tamales. For a real treat try the ripe bananas in Meyer's Rum, a delicious end to your meal. The restaurant is smoke free with a full bar.
Since it opened Tulio has been a hot spot for lunching businesspeople and for couples who want a romantic spot to eat in the evening. The interior is rich with dark wood and deep colors. The fare is authentic, rustic Italian. Starters include roasted asparagus wrapped in prosciutto and sweet potato gnocchi. Entrees include risotto with saffron and scallops, ravioli stuffed with smoked salmon or an oven-roasted lamb sirloin. Adjacent to Hotel Vintage Park, this restaurant also serves breakfast.
Located in the stunning W Seattle hotel, this luxurious restaurant serves a delectable fare of contemporary American cuisine, along with a huge variety of sushi. Apart from being a restaurant, it also has a full bar, with happy hours and other discounts, for guests of the hotel, as well as outsiders. Located in the Central Business District of Seattle, it sees mostly a rich and upscale crowd, who come to celebrate over food and wine. The modern and chic ambiance of Trace, is truly striking, while its interiors are made in a fashionable sense of style. The food is gorgeous, with dishes like Kasu Black Cod, Taylor Shellfish Oysters, Moriawase Sushi Platter and Smoked Salmon Bagel being the stand-outs. A whole list of desserts are available, to end your luscious meal on a sweet note. Reservations are recommended.
Located at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle, Outlier serves delectable victuals in grand banquet menu laid out with style and class. The refined and chic interiors give off a classy without coming across as too formal and its well-crafted menu that boasts a delicious selection of New American cuisine brings to the table an awe-inspiring dining experience. Gorge a soulful dinner in well-chosen combination complemented with a line of fresh;y prepared, craft cocktails. You can also take a seat at their beautiful outdoor and relax by the fire pit while enjoying beautiful views of verdant surroundings, This restaurant invites reservations for private dining.
Taco Del Mar presents a great range of Mexican eats for the discerning foodie. With a number of locations throughout the region, one of the highlights of the place is the "Mission Style" Burritos. Keeping the natural flavors intact, Taco Del Mar has found an exceptional rapport with Mexican-food lovers in downtown Seattle. The menu that can be customized has options for tacos, nachos, quesadillas and enchiladas as well. Choose your main filling, salsa and side, and you're in for a juicy treat. Check website for catering options and more information.
Enjoy life's little pleasures in this upbeat niche bar in Seattle's downtown area. The Purple Cafe scores high on variety, as the menu offers American and Mediterranean cuisines. The global wine bar is a connoisseur's dream. The cafe also has free wifi, so spend a evening here with your laptop or call your friends over to help you choose from the wine and tapas selection.
Located in The Arctic Club Seattle, Juno sets a quaint ambiance away from the busy city life. Enjoy some simple food options like Mussels Romesco, Seasonal Raviolli, Salmon and Spinach Salad and more in the sophisticated setting. The bar is equipped with a decent collection of beers and wines that go well with your appetizing meal. They have an happy hour, check the happy hour timings and menu on the website. JUNO is open to hosting your next private event, call ahead for more information.