Sometimes, the only thing that will make you feel better after a long morning is to sit alone, stare into an empty void, and eat a waffle cone full of soft serve topped with an entire slice of cake. Nana’s Green Tea is the matcha-themed bakery that’s there for you if you need lunch to be an ice cream parfait.
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Cinque Terre is an Italian restaurant in South Lake Union that serves pasta and excellent Neapolitan pizza.
Market House Meats
Market House is an excellent sandwich shop that serves the best reuben in town.
Brave Horse Tavern
Brave Horse Tavern is a bar in South Lake Union with good food, boozy jello shots, and shuffleboard. It’s hard to have a bad night here.
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Empire Espresso is a coffee shop in Columbia City that serves tasty waffles and panini sandwiches.
Mr. West Cafe Bar
Mr. West Cafe is an attractive espresso bar and all day cafe with substantial food downtown.
Bounty Kitchen is a great brunch spot in Queen Anne that serves avocado toast, grain bowls, tacos, and griddle cakes.
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Bakery Nouveau is an excellent Capitol Hill bakery we like most for the twice baked almond croissant and croque monsieur.
The hangout for non-coffee people in Seattle is Miro in Ballard. The tea is great, and there are lots of seats, baguette sandwiches, and wifi.
Fuji Bakery is a cafe in the International District that makes Japanese desserts and an incredible chocolate chip cookie.
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