103 "First/Early in the Game Dates" restaurants in Seattle.
There are a lot of oysters in Seattle, and Walrus And The Carpenter has some of the very best. Hit the Ballard spot for excellent seafood and drinks.
Deep Dive is an underwater-themed bar in South Lake Union that has excellent cocktails and fancy small plates.
Opus Co. is a tiny neighborhood restaurant in Greenwood serving food that’s both highly creative and delicious.
Fremont isn’t the greatest neighborhood for food, but it does have Revel - a Korean fusion place with cool vibes and an excellent patio.
At No Anchor in Belltown, you don’t have to choose between excellent beer and excellent food - you get them both.
Manolin is a beautiful seafood-focused restaurant in Fremont. It’s strangely affordable, and you can use it for just about any dining situation.
Reckless Noodle House is an excellent Vietnamese spot in the Central District.
Westward is a place that will make you excited to live in Seattle. (Or consider buying property here ASAP.)
Ba Bar in Central District is our favorite Vietnamese spot in town. Hit it late-night for best results.
Le Messe is an Italian spot in Eastlake that serves fresh pasta. Sit at the chef’s counter.
San Fermo is a charming Italian restaurant in an old house where an indie rom-com would take place. Use it for a first date in Ballard.
Bramling Cross is an excellent gastropub in Ballard where you could take your parents or a date.
Trove is a Capitol Hill Korean barbecue place that’s one of Seattle’s best restaurants for DIY meat-grilling.
Momiji is a Capitol Hill sushi spot that works for a low-key happy hour, but also a sake-filled birthday dinner.