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.
With a mix of urban industrial design that display steel beams and brick walls opposite blue damask wallpaper, Café Presse offers a post-modern take on French dining. Grab your morning coffee and pastry at the street-side counter, then linger at a cafe table over a baguette sandwich and glass of wine for lunch. Join friends in the evening for cocktails and if you planning a late dinner, the kitchen serves its wonderful Steak Frites until closing.
Specialized in serving handmade pasta, Il Corvo is located in downtown Seattle; and is highly recommended by the foodies of this neighborhood. Nothing fancy, this local pasta place has a simple ambiance; and seems to be perfect for those casual meals with friends or family. Ravioli stuffed with kale and parmesan puree, maccheroni alla bolognese and pot head terrine are some of the mouth-watering dishes on their menu. Freshly made pasta and locally produced veggies and meat are combined with authentic herbs and spices, to give the food a beautiful texture and aroma.
As part of your visit to Pike Place Market, be sure to grab a cup of chowder from this spot, it's an obligatory Seattle stop. This multiple award-winning seafood joint is a must-visit for any lover of seafood, chowder or local Seattle flavor. Enjoy the energy of fellow market-goers bustling by as you taste different concoctions of chowder, soups and seafood. Diners here have described their eating experiences here as "emotionally moving," so be prepared for a transcendent experience. The first thing you will notice is the giant line, but don't fret, it moves rather quickly. If you want to capture the essence of Seattle in one meal, this wouldn't be a bad choice.
A chic restaurant, Rock Creek is set up in a contemporary space, keeping in mind the modern customers taste. Brightly-lit, the restaurant has a huge space, both indoors and outdoors. Located in Freemont, this trendy little place has become quite famous among the locals and foodies of Seattle. Bacon & oyster benedict, dungeness crab chili relleno and ham & white cheddar scramble are some of the stand-outs on their refreshing menu. A decent list of wines, cocktails and other beverages are available to complement the order of your choice. Private events like parties, corporate dinners and luncheons can also be held at Rock Creek. Call ahead for details.
A petite eatery, the Market Grill is located inside the Pike Place Market. Known in the neighborhood, for its freshly prepared seafood, the restaurant sees a lot of crowd from downtown. Their specialty, the Salmon Sandwich is made from fresh slices of salmon done in tartar sauce, and squeezed between oven fresh bread with tomato slices. Other customer favorites include halibut, prawns and chicken sandwich, which can be relished with some cola or root beer.
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.
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.
Beautifully plated, contemporary fare is the talking point at The Brooklyn. Almost always buzzing with food lovers, it features sumptuous preparations of steak and seafood, served in a sophisticated yet warm environment. Scallops with Foie Gras, Steak Tartare and Oysters Rockefeller are some of the divine dishes on the ever-evolving menu. To complement the same, choose from a host of microbrews and cocktails - Holier Than Thou and Chrysanthemum being popular choices. If you're in the mood for something light, head to the oyster bar and sample one of 13 varieties, primarily from Washington and the Pacific Northwest, for a melt-in-your mouth moment like no other.
Lecosho is a contemporary American restaurant that serves fantastic meals. Created by well-known restaurateur Matt Janke, you'll be sure to be impressed. The menu changes, but options in the past have included House-Brined Carlton Farms Pork Chops, Grilled Mackerel, House-Made Sausage and much more. The restaurant also has a nice selection of beer and wine.
Chip & Drew's Filling Station serves healthy salads, soups and other locally sourced dishes to hungry Seattleites. Everything is made, cut and prepared fresh every morning and though they are only open five days a week, if you have business downtown, Chip & Drew's is an excellent choice. On the menu, you'll find signature salads, create-your-own salads, sandwiches and a rotating soup schedule that features Broccoli Cheddar, Rustic Potato, Spicy Tomato Lentil and many more traditional stews.