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The 10 Best Lunch Spots Near Mercer Island

Updated: May 2, 2022

With gourmet sandwiches and homemade soups on every corner, there's no reason to skip lunch in Mercer Island. To bring you only the best Lunch in Mercer Island we analyzed top review, articles, and ranking sites. You won’t find better midday eats than those offered by these delicious lunch spots!

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Shawn's Cafe & Bakery

Tea & Coffee, $, Mercer IslandTea & Coffee, $Mercer Island
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Tuscan Stone Pizza

Food Truck, $$, Mercer IslandFood Truck, $$Mercer Island
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Riviera Maya

Mexican, $$, Mercer IslandMexican, $$Mercer Island
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0


Pizza, $$, Mercer IslandPizza, $$Mercer Island
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Roanoke Inn

American, $$, Mercer IslandAmerican, $$Mercer Island
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Pon Proem Thai Restaurant

Thai, $$, Mercer IslandThai, $$Mercer Island
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Hap's Burgers & Taps

American, Mercer IslandAmericanMercer Island
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further


American, $$, SeattleAmerican, $$Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019
  • Infatuation, 2019

    The Seattle Greatest Hits List

    Infatuation, 2019

Bakery Nouveau

Bakery, $$, SeattleBakery, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2018

    The Best Restaurants On Capitol Hill

    Infatuation, 2018
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    The Best Restaurants in Seattle

    CultureTrip, 2017


Japanese, $$, SeattleJapanese, $$Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Infatuation, 2017

    Where To Eat & Drink In Fremont

    Infatuation, 2017
  • Eater, 2020

    The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants

    Eater, 2020

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 10951 Mercer Island restaurants, 1095134 reviews, and 1286 top lists and articles from the likes of Eater, Infatuation and CultureTrip. These top contenders have appeared in Eater - The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants, Infatuation - Where To Eat & Drink In Fremont and CultureTrip - The Best Restaurants in Seattle. As restaurants continue to adapt to COVID-19, you can trust us to show the latest information on which restaurants are open and how with our real-time data recommendation engine. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Most common questions

The highest-rated lunch restaurants with outdoor seating in Mercer Island are Riviera Maya, Toshi's Teriyaki and Homegrown.

Homegrown is the highest-rated vegan-friendly lunch spot in Mercer Island.

Riviera Maya, Toshi's Teriyaki, and Homegrown are the highest-rated lunch restaurants for a quick lunch in Mercer Island.

Riviera Maya, Sushi Joa, and Mo's Pizza And Wine Dive are the highest-rated lunch spots for a pick-up meal in Mercer Island.

Riviera Maya, Sushi Joa, and Mo's Pizza And Wine Dive are the highest-rated lunch spots for a pick up meal in Mercer Island.

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