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Where to have lunch in relative peace and quiet during the workday in SLU.
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Ramen-Ya Teinei is a Japanese restaurant in South Lake Union that serves the best ramen in the city, along with homemade gyoza and other small plates.
For a cozy Korean lunch in Pioneer Square, Ohsun is a great choice.
Cookie’s Country Chicken
Cookie’s Country Chicken is a fried chicken restaurant in Ballard to prioritize for bone-in pieces, sandwiches, fries, and sauce.
Little Ting’s Dumplings
When you’re looking for large quantities of delicious Chinese dumplings, Little Ting’s Dumplings on the outskirts of Shoreline is where you want to be.
Adulis is a great Ethiopian spot in Greenwood that excels at defin miser and lamb tibs. Head here for a quiet lunch.
The Boat is a Vietnamese restaurant that specializes in cơm gà mắm tỏi and waffles. They serve some of the best fried chicken in Seattle, let alone the International District.
D’ La Santa
D’La Santa is a family-owned Mexican spot on Capitol Hill that’s easy to miss, but worth going out of your way for.
Kezira Cafe is an Ethiopian restaurant in Columbia City that serves particularly great vegetarian dishes.
Malena's Taco Shop
Malena's Taco Shop is a Mexican counter spot in Queen Anne that's small but still feels comfortable to dine in. It's perfect for a lunch involving many fish tacos.
For a quick and delicious lunch, grab some Indian kathi rolls from Spice Waala in Ballard.
Noodle/Bar is a Sichuan spot in South Lake Union that serves great homemade noodles and dumplings.
Samurai Noodle is a Japanese ramen shop in the International District that's perfect for slurping soup and avoiding people.
A+ Hong Kong Kitchen
A+ Hong Kong Kitchen in the International District makes great noodle dishes.
Alexandra's Macarons in the Central District is a French bakery by day and a pizzeria called "Pizza Queens" by night. (on Thursdays and Fridays.)
Señor Carbón is a restaurant in Pioneer Square that serves delicious Peruvian and Nikkei cuisine.
Urban Gyro is a Middle Eastern restaurant in South Lake Union that works well for a quick lunch or takeout.
Salare is an American spot in Ravenna that works well for certain situations, but isn’t as good as its sister restaurant, Junebaby.
Empire Espresso is a coffee shop in Columbia City that serves tasty waffles and lattes with homemade cashew milk.
Bar Cantinetta is a small, quiet Italian restaurant in Madison Valley with homemade pasta, pizzas, and a lot of romantic feels.
Kiriba Sushi is a Japanese restaurant inside of a little house in Shoreline that serves reasonably-priced nigiri and maki rolls.