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Where To Eat Brunch Outside

Our favorite places in Seattle for brunch under the sun.

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The Best Rooftops In Seattle

Eat and drink something good at a higher altitude than you normally would.

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The Best Places To Eat & Drink By The Water

Here’s where to hang out (and eat some good food) near the water—from Lake Washington to Alki Beach.

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The Best Restaurant & Bar Patios In Seattle

The all-time best places to eat and drink outside in Seattle.

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Where To Have Date Night Outside

Your days of having dates inside are over. For a little while, anyway. Here’s where to go on a summertime date in Seattle.

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The Secret Patios Of Seattle

We found a bunch of hidden outdoor spots around Seattle. Memorize this list, and you’ll be better at summer than most people.

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Where To Drink Wine In Woodinville

When you’re in the mood for a couple dozen tiny sips of wine, head to the tasting rooms in Woodinville Wine Country.

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6.8

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The Roanoke

The Roanoke is a classic Seattle dive bar that serves great drinks and a solid burger.

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Altitude Sky Lounge

This luxe rooftop bar at the top of South Lake Union's Astra Hotel serves mediocre cocktails that aren't worth the high price tag. But it's easy to appreciate the cured meats sliced to order should you find yourself roped into drinks and snacks here.

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8.3

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Kamp

Kamp is a fun restaurant with Cajun and Jamaican influences in Madison Park. Expect excellent small plates, soft serve, and an entire section of the menu devoted to mocktails.

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The Lounge At Delille Cellars

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.

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8.0

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Watershed Pub & Kitchen

If you're stuck with dinner indecision, Watershed Pub in Northgate is the best place to be, whether you're in the mood for New York-style pizza or a phenomenal beer bread grilled cheese.

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7.8

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Sabine Café & Market

Sabine is an all-day cafe that serves a delicious breakfast in Ballard. It works for a morning meal any day of the week, but it's naturally a lot harder to get in on the weekends.

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Good Voyage

Good Voyage is an effortlessly relaxed bar and market in South Park that serves espresso by day and natural wine by night.

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Great Notion Brewing

Great Notion is a taproom in Ballard that specializes in culinary-inspired fruit beers.

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Fair Isle Brewing

Fair Isle is a brewery in Ballard that specializes in (very good) farmhouse beer.

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Bale Breaker & Yonder Cider Taproom

Bale Breaker & Yonder Cider Taproom is a brewery in Ballard that serves beer, cider, and slushies in a huge space complete with the best patio in the general vicinity.

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8.0

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Café Selam

Café Selam is a casual Ethiopian spot in the Central District.

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Barkada

Barkada is a casual Hawaiian and Filipino restaurant in Edmonds.

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Emma & Otto’s Ice Cream

Emma & Otto's is an excellent ice cream shop on Bainbridge Island that serves homemade flavors scooped into cinnamon waffle cones.

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Bar Sabine

Bar Sabine is a fantastic cocktail spot in Ballard featuring a big alleyway patio, great drinks, and Mediterranean mezze.

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Red Arrow Coffee

Red Arrow Coffee is a great indoor/outdoor cafe in Ballard that serves coffee drinks, pastries, and brunch dishes like breakfast sandwiches and topped toasts.

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Where To Eat & Drink Outside In Ballard

The best Ballard spots with patios, porches, and decks.

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Salt District

Salt District is an Italian restaurant from the team behind Elliot's Oyster House that's good for waterfront views and solid pasta.

Where To Eat Brunch Outside guide image

SEA Guide

Where To Eat Brunch Outside

Our favorite places in Seattle for brunch under the sun.

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SEA Guide

The Best Restaurant & Bar Patios In Seattle

The all-time best places to eat and drink outside in Seattle.

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Citizen Cafe

Citizen is a cafe that serves crepes in the morning and Korean/Mexican bar food for lunch and dinner. Take advantage of their massive beer garden for drinks and bulgogi tacos.