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The 10 Best American Restaurants in Georgetown, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Looking for Georgetown’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We researched top sites and incorporated millions of critic and user reviews to find the best American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Georgetown.

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The Corson Building

American, $30 avg. main dish, Seattle, GeorgetownAmerican, $30 avg. main dishSeattle, Georgetown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.0
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Katsu Burger

Japanese, $10 avg. main dish, Seattle, GeorgetownJapanese, $10 avg. main dishSeattle, Georgetown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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SODO Chicken

Western, $11 avg. main dish, Seattle, GeorgetownWestern, $11 avg. main dishSeattle, Georgetown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

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Matt's Famous Chili Dogs

American, $5 avg. main dish, Seattle, GeorgetownAmerican, $5 avg. main dishSeattle, Georgetown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Slim's Last Chance

American, Seattle, GeorgetownAmericanSeattle, Georgetown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Archipelago

Western, Seattle, Hillman CityWesternSeattle, Hillman City
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0
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Loretta's Northwesterner

Western, Seattle, South ParkWesternSeattle, South Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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  • Seattle Magazine, 2018

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Emma's BBQ

Western, $19 avg. main dish, Seattle, Hillman CityWestern, $19 avg. main dishSeattle, Hillman City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

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Bang Bang Kitchen

Mexican, American, $10 avg. main dish, Seattle, BrightonMexican, American, $10 avg. main dishSeattle, Brighton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Super Six

Hawaiian, American, $15 avg. main dish, Seattle, Columbia CityHawaiian, American, $15 avg. main dishSeattle, Columbia City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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How did we curate these results?

Finding the best American restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We pored over ratings for 4854 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 restaurant reviews in Seattle and 1116 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what SeattleMet and TripAdvisor had to say, and applied our boam magic sauce. These top contenders have appeared in SeattleMet - 24 Tropical Seattle Restaurants Where It’s Always Summer, TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence and SeattleMet - The Best Restaurants in the South End Right Now. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • Kentucky 75 and fried chicken


    When considering what goes best with fried chicken, we recommend a glass of Kentucky 75, it truly complements the dish as it cuts the fat of the fried skin.


  • A next-level match for heavy meat dish

    Experts suggest pairing a heavy meat dish with a glass of Vieux Carre, a popular cocktail.


  • Margarita with your grilled burger

    Experts suggest pairing grilled burger with a glass of sweet Margarita, a cocktail that balances the spice and salt of the burger.


Interesting facts

  • Celebrating American

    Pittsburgh, The United States is the proud home of the annual Picklesburgh Festival, held every July to celebrate everything that is good about American.


  • The first ever

    Ruth Graves Wakefield is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous chocolate chip cookies.

Parking in the area

Finding parking in Georgetown can be tricky, especially if you are going out for food. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen American spot.

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