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The 10 Best American Restaurants Near Tukwila

Updated: October 6, 2021

Looking for Tukwila’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. From plates of Pacific seafood to bowls of mac and cheese these are the best American venues Tukwila has to offer.

Find the perfect American restaurant

JOEY Southcenter

American, $$, TukwilaAmerican, $$Tukwila
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Famous Dave's BBQ - Tukwila

American, $$, TukwilaAmerican, $$Tukwila
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0
  • Three Best Rated

    Best Barbecue Restaurants in Kent

    Three Best Rated

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Copperleaf Restaurant

American, $$$, SeaTacAmerican, $$$SeaTac
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    The Best Restaurants in Seattle

    CultureTrip, 2017
  • SeattleMet, 2017

    Seattle’s Coziest Dining Destinations

    SeattleMet, 2017

Pigfish Cafe

American, $$, BurienAmerican, $$Burien, Old Burien
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 5.0

Wally's Chowder House & Broiler

American, $$, Des MoinesAmerican, $$Des Moines, Marina District
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Salmon Creek Cafe

American, $, BurienAmerican, $Burien, Mount View
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Yummy Meats & Deli

American, RentonAmericanRenton, South Renton
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Nana's Southern Kitchen

American, $$, KentAmerican, $$Kent
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Classic Eats

American, $$, BurienAmerican, $$Burien, Old Burien
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

The Hop Garden

New American, $$, RentonNew American, $$Renton, North Renton
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

How did we curate these results?

Finding the right American restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10951 spots across Tukwila, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1286 lists and articles from the likes of SeattleMet, CultureTrip and Three Best Rated – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These spots have been featured in SeattleMet - Seattle’s Coziest Dining Destinations, CultureTrip - The Best Restaurants in Seattle and Three Best Rated - Best Barbecue Restaurants in Kent. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair Margarita with grilled burger

    When considering what goes best with grilled burger, we recommend a glass of Margarita, it truly complements the dish as it balances the spice and salt of the burger.


  • Kentucky 75 and fried chicken


    When enjoying a fried chicken dish, it’s recommended you pair it with a glass ofvibrant Kentucky 75, a cocktail that cuts the fat of the fried skin.

  • The ideal drink pairing for shellfish

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for shellfish can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Chardonnay. This, strong and acidic, white wine balances the creamy shellfish.

Fun 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.


  • A tasty first

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

Parking in the area

Parking can be tough around Tukwila 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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