Mohammed Arfan Bhatti, son of Mohammed Bhatti - the man behind Northgate's Saffron Grill, brings the same flair and passion for Indian cooking to University District. Taste of India is in fact, one of the best places in the area to experience a lovely ambiance and authentic Indian cuisine. On the menu you will find traditional specialties like Tandoori Chicken, Jaipur Masala, Coconut Curry and Tikka Masala. And those who've already dined at Saffron Grill will not be left feeling disappointed, as the same signature Mediterranean dishes are served here. Beer and wines complement the offerings as do the rich desserts. The overall experience certainly makes this restaurant worth a visit.
The comfortable and casual air of The Walrus and the Carpenter is guaranteed to woo diners who visit here for some tasty seafood treats. Inspired by a poem by the same name, written by Lewis Carrol, the restaurant is most regarded for oysters which are the chief preparations here. Other seafood like scallops, octopus and fish are freshly acquired from the sea and presented with fine flavor and spices that weave magic on the taste buds.
As you enter this seafood restaurant, you walk onto a suspended bridge with iron railings. Starfish, crayfish and other marine life swim up to greet you. Lights dot the high ceiling for a starry quality. Blown glass hangs delicately from the ceiling to complement the warm, upscale Polynesian-style surroundings. Seafood specialties include Opah (a Hawaiian fish also known as Moonfish), served with a papaya, mango and pepper salsa, and apple-wood-grilled Hebi (Spearfish). More standard dishes include Ellensburg Lamb and New York Steak. The view of downtown Seattle is hard to beat.
It's hard to believe that this little corner eatery serves some of Seattle's best sushi. But then, considering chef Shiro Kashiba's formidable reputation of having served important Japanese delegates and ministers, it's not really surprising. Starting off in the city with the now popular Nikko restaurant, he installed himself and his considerable talents in this simple but elegant Belltown storefront in 1994. Turning out crisp cuts of fish and hand rolls with as much flourish as food, Shiro's is renowned for innovative adaptations of local seafood in sushi. The chef's-choice Sushi Dinner covers the basics but it's also rewarding to sample from the sushi list. The restaurant serves sake, beer and wine.
It all started with Brian Tatman & Jason Simodejka's aim to bring East Coast's culinary offerings to Seattle that resulted in TAT'S Delicatessen. Quickly winning hearts of the locals, this deli has become a neighborhood favorite. Order their Turkey Pastrami sandwich or Philly Cheese Steak sandwich, and you'll know why it is so renowned. There are tons of mouthwatering options, including fresh soups, eggplant parmesan and the crispy chicken sub. Sampling East Coast's offerings could not have been made more delicious.
The Capital Grille in Seattle is a fine steak and seafood restaurant. The well-staffed restaurant has paintings of famous local people adorning its walls. Part of a national chain, this place offers you an enjoyable steakhouse experience. The menu includes a range of appetizers, soups and salads, main course and seafood, all made from fresh ingredients. An extensive selection of wine is available.
A Zagat rated restaurant, Nishino is run by its founder Tatsu Nishino and his team of professional Japanese chefs who are extremely well-acquainted with the art of making sushi. Nishino has been serving its guests since its inception in 1995 and is particularly known for its comprehensive 7-course meals that amalgamate some of the most exquisite creations of the restaurant. If you wish to savor something truly original, order the Curried Seared Halibut Cheek or the Foie Gras and Seared Tuna from the Nishino signature section. The staff is friendly, attentive and offer recommendations to elevate your fine dining experience at the restaurant.
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.