Pane Pane is a tiny little sandwich shop with a teriyaki meatball banh mi so great, it nearly made us cry. But we didn’t, because we were too busy eating. There are plenty of other baguette creations, too, topped with things like Italian cold cuts and turkey, avocado, and chipotle aioli.
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Din Tai Fung Dumpling House
Din Tai Fung is a popular dumpling empire that originated in Taiwan and is now Downtown. Good luck getting a table.
Michou is an excellent deli Downtown at Pike Place Market that serves pressed sandwiches.
Japonessa somehow pulls of Japanese-Mexican fusion, and it’s a great place for a birthday dinner or date night downtown.
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Oddfellows Cafe & Bar
Oddfellows is a French Bistro, espresso bar, and old-school grocery store in Capitol Hill. It’s good for a lot of things, but especially brunch.
The Masonry is a wood-fired pizza spot in Fremont with a large beer selection and excellent meatballs.
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You know Paseo, but Un Bien is where you want to be. It’s where the old owners work now, and the Caribbean sandwiches in Ballard are the city’s best.
Cafe Hitchcock is an all-day coffee shop downtown serving sandwiches, salads, and grain bowls.
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