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The 9 Best Restaurants In Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

If you are searching for the newest and hottest dining spots in Seattle look no further than this list. We analyzed the top blogs, restaurant review sites, and food publications to find the best restaurants in Seattle. Visit These restaurants for the finest dishes that Seattle has to offer. Expect award-winning service.

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Eden Hill Restaurant

New American, $$$$, West Queen AnneNew American, $$$$Seattle, West Queen Anne
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2017

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    Eater, 2017
  • James Beard Awards, 2016

    Rising Star Chef of the Year - Semifinalist

    James Beard Awards, 2016

Cascina Spinasse

Italian, $$$, Capitol HillItalian, $$$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2020

    The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants

    Eater, 2020
  • James Beard Awards, 2012

    Best Chef: Northwest - Semifinalist

    James Beard Awards, 2012

Altura

Italian, $$$$, Capitol HillItalian, $$$$Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • James Beard Awards, 2016

    Best Chef: Northwest - Semifinalist

    James Beard Awards, 2016
  • CultureTrip, 2017

    The Top 8 Restaurants On Seattle’s Trendy Capitol Hill

    CultureTrip, 2017

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

Shiro's

Japanese, $$$$, BelltownJapanese, $$$$Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019
  • USA Today

    10Best - Chefs Shine at Culinary Outposts near KeyArena at Seattle Center

    USA Today

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

Matt's In The Market

American, $$$, DowntownAmerican, $$$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2020

    The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants

    Eater, 2020
  • Food Network

    Welcome to Seattle: A Newcomer's Eating Tour

    Food Network

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

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Selecting the right restaurant can be really difficult, especially when you would like to find a new one. We analyzed 10951 Seattle restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 Seattle restaurant reviews, and 1286 lists and articles – looking closely at what James Beard Awards, Eater and Food Network had to say – and applied our boam magic. Don’t bother looking for James Beard Awards - Best Chef: Northwest - Nominee, Eater - The 38 Essential Seattle Restaurants and Food Network - Welcome to Seattle: A Newcomer's Eating Tourwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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