Your parents sat through your elementary school stage debut as “Fern #2,” and now it’s time to sit through a dinner with them. Here’s where.
July 13, 2017
South Lake Union
16 spots to grab dinner after you give the grand tour of every desk and coffee carafe.
November 8, 2019
Our favorite places to go before or after dinner with the parents.
April 30, 2018
Bateau on Capitol Hill is the place to get a unique steak in Seattle—and they happen to serve the best burger in town, too.
September 12, 2023
Choosing between homemade pasta and fantastically charred pizza at Cornelly is difficult, so just order both at this excellent Italian spot on Capitol Hill.
August 9, 2023
Aqua is a Downtown waterfront seafood restaurant that’s perfect for anything corporate.
February 23, 2023
The Lounge At Delille Cellars is part wine tasting experience and part restaurant. The menu has a few clunkers, but we like this place best for tearing into some fancy nachos after an afternoon of sampling Washington reds in Woodinville.
November 7, 2022
For one of the best meat-based dinners you can experience in Seattle, make a reservation for Beast & Cleaver's wine bar nights in Ballard.
October 17, 2022
Agelgil is an Ethiopian restaurant in the Central District that you should prioritize for their meat dishes.
August 31, 2022
Seastar in Bellevue is a fancy seafood place where you should be using a corporate card.
August 22, 2022
Musang is a stellar craftsman-turned-Filipino restaurant on Beacon Hill, and it's where you can eat one of the most outstanding meals in the city.
Pike Place MarketDowntown
Shama is a Moroccan restaurant just outside Pike Place Market that you should use for an impressive last-minute dinner Downtown.
August 9, 2022
Salt District is an Italian restaurant from the team behind Elliot's Oyster House that's good for waterfront views and solid pasta.
July 12, 2022
Rione XIII is a great Italian restaurant on Capitol Hill that serves Roman-style pizza and pasta.
June 13, 2022
Señor Carbón is a restaurant in Pioneer Square that serves delicious Peruvian and Nikkei cuisine.
March 10, 2022
Rockcreek Seafood & Spirits in Fremont is a great place for fresh seafood, and pretending like you caught your own fish in the wild.
January 21, 2022
Bar Del Corso, a classic Beacon Hill Italian spot, should be your first choice for Neapolitan pizza in the city.
January 14, 2022
Want pizza but also a night out? Get it at Delancey in Ballard.
Deru Market is part farm-to-table restaurant, part classy deli in Kirkland, and you need their cake.
For your next casual weeknight dinner, go to Cafe Munir in Ballard for some great Lebanese food.
Westward is a beautiful seafood spot on the water that you should prioritize for oysters, snacks, and drinks.
Stoneburner is an Italian-American spot in Ballard with great Neapolitan pizza and not-as-great pasta.
Haymaker is an Italian restaurant in West Seattle that serves great pasta and steak.
Raccolto is a West Seattle Italian spot from the same people behind Contadino, and the pasta is almost as good. If you can’t get a seat, try the bar.
Bottle and Bull is a gastropub in Kirkland with small plates, craft cocktails, and great date night potential.
Samara is an American restaurant in Ballard that specializes in grilled dishes and excellent baked goods.
FlintCreek Cattle Co. is an upscale spot in Greenwood with excellent steaks and a Happy Hour burger worth traveling for.
Lola is a Mediterranean spot in Belltown that falls in that useful middleground between casual and upscale.