DowntownPike Place Market
Eat and drink something good at a higher altitude than you normally would.
Written byAimee Rizzo
Big Max Burger Co. is a semi-upscale fast food operation in Queen Anne that serves burgers, fries, milkshakes, chicken nuggets, and milkshakes (or frozen rosé) to wash it all down.
The Flora Bakehouse is a 100% vegetarian (and very vegan-friendly) Beacon Hill bakery that serves great pastries and espresso—and has one of the best rooftop patios in town.
There’s no doubt that Elliot’s Oyster House is touristy, but the waterfront patio and abundance of oysters means it’s still a decent place to hang downtown.
Via Rosa 11 is an excellent Italian market and restaurant on Bainbridge Island that serves pasta and pizza.
Milk Drunk on Beacon Hill serves delicious double-fried chicken sandwiches and soft serve.