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The 10 Best New American Restaurants In Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

If you Like the sound of a Mexican pizza then it's time to visit the best American-fusion restaurants in Seattle. We analyzed the top sites and incorporated diner and expert reviews for the best New American restaurants. With award-winning chefs and some of the best wine pairings in town, these Seattle gems deserve a visit.

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Eden Hill Restaurant

New American, $$$$, West Queen AnneNew American, $$$$Seattle, West Queen Anne
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Tilikum Place Cafe

New American, $$, BelltownNew American, $$Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2013

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Opus Co

American, $$, Phinney RidgeAmerican, $$Seattle, Phinney Ridge
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5
  • SeattleMet, 2018

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mkt.

Italian, $$$, WallingfordItalian, $$$Seattle, Wallingford
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • TripAdvisor, 2017

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2017
  • Eater, 2013

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    Eater, 2013

Matt's In The Market

American, $$$, DowntownAmerican, $$$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
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Brimmer & Heeltap

American, $$$, West WoodlandAmerican, $$$Seattle, West Woodland
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • TripAdvisor, 2017

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2017
  • Seattle Magazine, 2017

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    Seattle Magazine, 2017

The Shambles

New American, $$, RooseveltNew American, $$Seattle, Roosevelt
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
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Shaker + Spear

American, $$$, BelltownAmerican, $$$Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019
  • Eater, 2019

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Flintcreek Cattle

American, $$$, GreenwoodAmerican, $$$Seattle, Greenwood
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Sawyer

American, $$, BallardAmerican, $$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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How did these spots get chosen?

Finding the right New American restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 10951 Seattle restaurants, 1095134 reviews, and 1286 top lists and articles from the likes of Infatuation, Eater and TripAdvisor. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Infatuation - The Seattle Hit List: The Best New Restaurants In Seattle, Eater - Where to Eat Near the Washington State Convention Center In Seattle and TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Nobody paid to get on this list, these restaurants earned their spots fair and square. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Parking tips

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