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The 10 Best Restaurants In North Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

Take your next night out to the next level with the best and trendiest restaurants North Seattle has to offer. We reviewed the top award winners, scrutinized millions of expert reviews, and found the best restaurants in North Seattle. So for the finest foods, regional classics, and only the most sophisticated atmosphere visit these venues.

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RockCreek Seafood & Spirits

American, $$, FremontAmerican, $$Seattle, Fremont
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    15 Fantastic Fremont Restaurants That Keep the Creative Spirit Alive

    Eater, 2020
  • James Beard Awards, 2016

    Best Chef: Northwest - Semifinalist

    James Beard Awards, 2016

Opus Co

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

    The Best Tasting Menu in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2018
  • Infatuation, 2019

    The Seattle Greatest Hits List

    Infatuation, 2019

mkt.

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

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2017
  • Eater, 2013

    Eater Seattle Heatmap: Where To Eat Now

    Eater, 2013

Joule

Asian, $$$, WallingfordAsian, $$$Seattle, Wallingford
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants

    Eater, 2020
  • James Beard Awards, 2015

    Best Chef: Northwest - Nominee

    James Beard Awards, 2015

The Walrus and the Carpenter

American, $$$, BallardAmerican, $$$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    15 Great Places to Eat Around Bustling Ballard

    Eater, 2020
  • USA Today

    10Best - Brand-New and Perpetually Popular Seattle Restaurants Creating Major Buzz

    USA Today

Staple & Fancy

Italian, $$$, BallardItalian, $$$Seattle, Ballard
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0
  • James Beard Awards, 2014

    Best Chef: Northwest - Nominee

    James Beard Awards, 2014
  • Seattle Magazine, 2018

    The Best Tasting Menu in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2018

Kamonegi

Japanese, $$, FremontJapanese, $$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

Wataru

Japanese, $$$, RavennaJapanese, $$$Seattle, Ravenna
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Seattle Magazine, 2017

    These Are the Best Restaurants in Seattle That Keep Us Coming Back

    Seattle Magazine, 2017
  • Eater, 2020

    The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants

    Eater, 2020

JuneBaby

American, $$$, RavennaAmerican, $$$Seattle, Ravenna
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants

    Eater, 2020
  • James Beard Awards, 2018

    Best New Restaurant - Winner

    James Beard Awards, 2018

Brimmer & Heeltap

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

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2017
  • Seattle Magazine, 2017

    These Are the Best Restaurants in Seattle That Keep Us Coming Back

    Seattle Magazine, 2017

How does it work?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. For these results, 1095134 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 10951 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1286 lists and articles from Seattle Magazine, TripAdvisor and James Beard Awards and others were carefully reviewed by boam. These spots have been featured in Seattle Magazine - These Are the Best Restaurants in Seattle That Keep Us Coming Back, TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence and James Beard Awards - Best New Restaurant - Winner. 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. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. These ten options are sure to delight.

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