Deep red walls, funky art, fantastic food and a wine bar balcony make this downtown restaurant a local favorite. Chef/owner Tom Douglas, who also owns Etta's Seafood and Palace Kitchen, spares nothing to make the most interesting, flavorful, beautifully presented dishes. For appetizers, try the Scallion potstickers and Penn Cove Manila clams. Entrees feature numerous seafood selections and wood-grilled meats. Do not skip dessert. Douglas is renowned in Seattle for his coconut cream pie with white chocolate. Dinner is served from 5p to 10p from Monday to Saturday, and 5p to 9p on Sundays.
Feel as if you were transported to a neighborhood bar in Spain as you enter Ocho. The menu has traditional Spanish dishes cooked to perfection with authentic ingredients. While here, one can never go wrong with the patatas bravas, tortilla espanola and ensalada. You can wash these down with the innovative, premium cocktails on offer. Ocho doesn't accept reservations so do arrive on time to savor the Spanish experience.
Moved to its current downtown location in 1985 and renovated in 1990, Seattle's premier jazz club brings artists of international standing, including the likes of Nancy Wilson, Lionel Hampton and Cleo Laine. The dinner menu features a varied selection of Northwest and Mediterranean dishes. The well-rounded offerings feature seafood, grilled meats, and options for vegetarians. There's a full bar and a private room that holds 275.
Loulay Kitchen & Bar is located in Down-town Seattle and has a fresh new approach towards French Cuisine. The recipes served here are inspired from the knowledge that Chef Thierry Rauturea, also known as the "Chef in The Hat", received from his mother. The beautiful restaurant is tucked away in a private courtyard and has a wonderful, romantic charm. The food served is made from ingredients sourced from the Northwest Pacific and is impeccable in presentation and taste. They offer a collection of French wines served by the glass and also serve cocktails and beers.
Get ready for a spectacular dining experience at Daniel's with a fine selection of meats and the best wines at your disposal. The restaurant has garnered consistently superlative reviews and the highest of awards since it opened. Once you see what's on offer, you'll hardly be surprised by the popularity surrounding it. The restaurants sits on the 21st floor of the Bank of America building and affords breathtaking views of mountainous regions as well as Seattle. The food on offer? Glorious prime Steaks of the finest grade certified by USDA. Apart from this, there is also a selection of other popular steakhouse specialties ranging from seafood to lamb and other meats. Vintage Lounge, the restaurant's relaxed bar, features a stupendous wine selection of no less than 900 varieties. Pride of the bar is the cruvinet, a wine storage system holding an exclusive selection from their list. The focus on wines has earned them recognition from Wine Spectator year after year. The restaurant interiors are extremely classy with luxurious seating options. Soft notes from the piano fill up the dining room every night of the week adding to the charm of the place. Your best bet for a spectacular dining experience in Bellevue.
Located in Pioneer Square, this elegant, romantic restaurant features a very impressive menu of Italian classics. The antipasti are favorite starters, and customers return again and again for popular pasta, seafood, veal, beef and lamb entrees, such as the Osso Buco and New York steak with truffle oil. Leave room for the Tiramisu, which some call Seattle's best. The wine list focuses on wines from Italy, California and the Northwest. Guests can dine in a simple yet elegant dining room or through the French doors on the courtyard terrace.
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.
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.
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.
Located at Motif Seattle Hotel, Frolik kitchen and cocktails is a hot destination to enjoy city skyline over some quality new American cuisine! This stylish restaurant and bar serves American dishes, from mac & cheese to seared duck breast. On the drinks menu, you can ask for your classic drink-of-choice or choose from a list of delicious cocktails. The decor is as stylish and as cutting edgy as the folks at Frolik!
Fonte is a friendly coffee shop with an ambiance that will brighten up your day. Enter this gourmet cafe for breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a quick bite with coffee. The menu has a variety of options and some of the favorites among frequenters are the meatballs, affogato, duck confit and more. Choose your cuppa, with a varied selection categorized under the single origin, special selection, decaffeinated and more. Buy yourself some of their special coffee beans which are available online on their website. Check website for more information.