For Korean barbecue in Capitol Hill, Trove is kind of your only choice. Luckily, it's one of the best spots for DIY meat-grilling in the city.
KauKau BBQ Market is not the prettiest Chinese restaurant, but it’s definitely one of the best in the International District.
Tavolàta is the Italian spot in Belltown perfect for eating homemade pastas and cured meats with a date or friends.
Stoneburner is an Italian-American spot in Ballard with good neapolitan pizza and decent everything else, though the pastas are a crap shoot.
Ma’Ono is a Hawaiian-Southern-Korean fusion restaurant in West Seattle with ridiculously good fried chicken. Get the corn too and come with a crowd.
Ciudad is a charcoal grill spot in Georgetown doing Mediterranean grilled meats, vegetables, mezzes, flatbreads, and wall murals really well.
Djan’s is a Wallingford Thai restaurant in a retrofitted bi-level house with great noodles and solid group dinner potential.
Bar Cantinetta is a small, quiet Italian restaurant in Capitol Hill with homemade pasta, pizzas, and a lot of romantic feels.
Homegrown is a local sandwich chain that Gwyneth Paltrow wishes she came up with. This one’s in Fremont.
Have your next group dinner at Joule, the Korean steakhouse in Wallingford. The huge menu has enough options to keep everyone happy.
Fremont isn’t just an option when you’re bored of Capitol Hill. This is your guide to all the first-choice-worthy spots in the neighborhood.