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The 10 Best Restaurants In South Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

If you are searching for the newest and hottest dining spots in South Seattle look no further than this list. We reviewed the top award winners, scrutinized millions of expert reviews, and found the best restaurants in South Seattle. Head to these establishments for the finest tasting menus and most extensive wine lists in the city.

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Archipelago

Asian, $$$$, Hillman CityAsian, $$$$Seattle, Hillman City
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater, 2020

    The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants

    Eater, 2020
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    The Best Restaurants in the South End Right Now

    SeattleMet, 2019

La Medusa

Italian, $$, Columbia CityItalian, $$Seattle, Columbia City
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2016

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2016
  • Eater, 2019

    Seriously Underrated Restaurants in Seattle

    Eater, 2019

Fonda La Catrina

Mexican, $$, GeorgetownMexican, $$Seattle, Georgetown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • The Stranger, 2017

    The Stranger's 10 Best Restaurants in Seattle

    The Stranger, 2017
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019

Pizzeria Pulcinella

Pizza, $$, Rainier BeachPizza, $$Seattle, Rainier Beach
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • TripAdvisor, 2018

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2018
  • Infatuation, 2019

    14 Great Restaurants That Aren’t Closed On Monday

    Infatuation, 2019

iconiq

French, $$$, Mt. BakerFrench, $$$Seattle, Mt. Baker
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

    16 Restaurants With the Best Views in Seattle

    Eater, 2019
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    The Best Restaurants in the South End Right Now

    SeattleMet, 2019

That's Amore! Italian Cafe

Italian, $$, Mt. BakerItalian, $$Seattle, Mt. Baker
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019

Emma's BBQ

American, $$, Hillman CityAmerican, $$Seattle, Hillman City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    The Best Restaurants in the South End Right Now

    SeattleMet, 2019

Bang Bang Kitchen

Mexican, $$, BrightonMexican, $$Seattle, Brighton
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    The Hottest Restaurants in Seattle

    Eater, 2020
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    The Best Restaurants in the South End Right Now

    SeattleMet, 2019

Mioposto

Pizza, $$, Mt. BakerPizza, $$Seattle, Mt. Baker
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2017

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2017
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    The Best Restaurants in the South End Right Now

    SeattleMet, 2019

Super Six

Hawaiian, $$, Columbia CityHawaiian, $$Seattle, Columbia City
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2017

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2017
  • SeattleMet, 2019

    24 Tropical Seattle Restaurants Where It’s Always Summer

    SeattleMet, 2019

How does it work?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 1286 lists and articles from top sources like SeattleMet and TripAdvisor, 10951 Seattle restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 1095134 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. 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. 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. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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