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The 8 Best Nacho Restaurants In Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

The humble tortilla chip is taken to new heights with cotija cheese and guac at these epic nacho spots in Seattle! We evaluated top sites and incorporated millions of critic and diner reviews for the best nachos in Seattle. Grab a Mexican beer and load up your nachos with pulled pork, pinto beans and sour cream for an unforgettable meal at these spots.

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Fogón Cocina Mexicana

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Nachos in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014

Fonda La Catrina

Mexican, $$, GeorgetownMexican, $$Seattle, Georgetown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014
  • Eater, 2020

    13 of Seattle's Most Marvelous Mexican Restaurants

    Eater, 2020

Sawyer

American, $$, BallardAmerican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation, 2020

    The Seattle Hit List: The Best New Restaurants In Seattle

    Infatuation, 2020
  • Eater, 2020

    15 Great Places to Eat Around Bustling Ballard

    Eater, 2020

West 5

Bar, $$, JunctionBar, $$Seattle, Junction
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Nachos in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • TripAdvisor, 2017

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2017

Barrio Mexican Kitchen & Bar

Mexican, $$, Capitol HillMexican, $$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Nachos in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • Seattle Magazine, 2014

    The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2014

Bitterroot BBQ

American, $$, BallardAmerican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Nachos in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019

Cactus Restaurants

Mexican, $$, Madison ParkMexican, $$Seattle, Madison Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Foursquare, 2020

    The 15 Best Places for Nachos in Seattle

    Foursquare, 2020
  • USA Today

    10Best - Seattle's Best Mexican Eateries

    USA Today

Pablo y Pablo

Mexican, $$, WallingfordMexican, $$Seattle, Wallingford
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • King 5, 2019

    4 mouth-watering nacho spots around Puget Sound

    King 5, 2019
  • Eater, 2020

    16 of the Best Tacos in Seattle

    Eater, 2020

How does it work?

Finding the best Nachos spots in Seattle can take way too long. We used our boam magic powers to analyze 1095134 local restaurant reviews, Google and Yelp ratings for 10951 restaurants, and 1286 lists and articles from top sources like TripAdvisor and Eater. The restaurants you see have been featured in TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence and Eater - 15 Great Places to Eat Around Bustling Ballard. 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. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. If your next meal is in any of these ten restaurants, the Nachos aficionado in you will rejoice.

Drink pairing tips for Nachos

  • A next-level match for nachos

    When ordering nachos, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Gold Tequila, a popular spirit.

  • Hefeweizen and nachos


    When considering how to best enjoy your nachos, we would highlight how well a glass of Hefeweizen complements the dish as it brings out the heat in the dish.


  • Go for Mojito with nachos

    For an elevated experience, pair your nachos with Mojito. This combination works particularly well because this cocktail tames the heat of the nachos with the cooling mint of the drink.


Factoids about Nachos

  • The origin of nachos

    Ignacio Anaya is widely recognized as the first person to ever make the now-famous nachos.

  • National Nachos Day

    In United States, nachos-lovers come together annually on November 6 to celebrate National Nachos Day.


  • 4,689 pounds of nachos

    The a school of holds the world record for making the nachos, an impressive feat considering its weight of 4,689 pounds.

Parking information

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