The 13 best spots for a leisurely sit-down lunch—especially if you don't have to work.
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For a quick snack between Seward Park and Rainier Beach, have some of the best fried chicken in the city at Seward Park Market.
The best Vietnamese food in Greenwood can be found at Miss Pho, a strip mall spot serving standout phở, bún, and starters.
November 13, 2023
For New York-style pizza, fun snacks, and ice cream in Burien, Stevie's Famous is the place.
November 9, 2023
For some of the best BBQ sandwiches in town, head to Roro in Wallingford and go all in on their many sliders.
November 7, 2023
Hole In The Wall in Pioneer Square serves the best BBQ pulled pork sandwich in town.
Onibaba is an excellent Japanese spot in the International District from the Tsukushinbo team that specializes in onigiri.
October 25, 2023
For a tasty plate of pasta in a casual atmosphere, head to Darkalino's, an all-day Italian deli in Pioneer Square.
October 24, 2023
When you require a sandwich that's just as fancy as it is tasty, Layers in Green Lake is worth seeking out.
October 13, 2023
This Chinese takeout spot in Greenwood is known for hour-long waits, and for good reason—they serve some of the best wontons, General Tso's chicken, and beef and broccoli in town.
October 11, 2023
Boca is an Argentinian cafe that serves crusty pan pizzas, savory and sweet pastries, and an excellent steak milanesa panini. Stop in for lunch if you're on Capitol Hill.
Chebogz is a lunch counter spot on Beacon Hill that serves excellent Filipino dishes like pork sisig, inihaw ribs, and chicken adobo.
October 4, 2023
When you're in need of a casual lunch that involves the best pepperoni slice in town, head to Tivoli in Fremont.
October 3, 2023
Bapshim is a build-your-own Korean bowl spot in Ballard that's perfect for a gluten-free takeout lunch.
September 29, 2023
Sap Sap Lao Deli & Cafe in White Center is a Lao restaurant that serves crispy pork belly, spicy chicken wings, and an excellent bowl of kao piak sen.
September 26, 2023
This Mexican food stall inside the Uwajmaya food court serves a breakfast burrito that we can't stop thinking about.
September 25, 2023
Kobuta & Ookami Katsu And Sake House on Capitol Hill serves some of the best katsu in the city.
September 21, 2023
El Catrin in White Center is a casual weeknight dinner star if you're in the mood for Mexican food—just make sure you order the sopes.
September 11, 2023
Istanbul Cuisine is a Turkish food stand at Bellevue Square Mall, and they're one of the best quick lunch options on the Eastside.
September 8, 2023
For Japanese milk bread sandwiches stuffed with tasty fillings like fruit and whipped cream or crispy pork cutlets, head to Sandwich House Tres in Bellevue.
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La Chingona Taqueria is a Bellevue taco truck located in a parking lot where you'll find a colorful patio and a great fish taco.
August 22, 2023
Desi Tadka Indian Grill is an excellent Indian restaurant for a quick weekday lunch or Friday night takeout. Whatever you do, get the onion kulcha.
For an intense variety of Texas-style BBQ and sides in a great sit-down Sodo space, head to Jack's.
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