The South Lake Union location of Pho Bac is super crowded at lunch - that’s because they make some of the best Vietnamese food in the city. But they’re open until 9pm and not as busy in the evening, so come for dinner instead after the midday chaos has died down. Slurp big bowls of pho and get a couple of banh mi sandwiches to share (the grilled pork’s the best).
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Market House Meats
Market House is an excellent sandwich shop that serves the best reuben in town.
Shake Shack is a counter service cheeseburger institution in South Lake Union. Prepare for lines.
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Bastille Café & Bar
Bastille is a French spot in Ballard that’s romantic enough for a date, but also works for a solo meal at the bar or group dinner.
Lucky’s Pho is a bare-bones Fremont spot for pho, banh mi, and other Vietnamese classics (with the exception of the banh mi tacos).
Pho Than Brothers
Pho Than Brothers is a reliable local Seattle chain serving casual Vietnamese noodle soup, and this one’s in Capitol Hill.
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Pho Bac Sup Shop
Pho Bac Sup Shop is a Vietnamese spot in the International District serving some seriously great pho and bar snacks.
Reckless Noodle House
Reckless Noodle House is an excellent Vietnamese spot in the Central District.
Ba Bar in Central District is our favorite Vietnamese spot in town. Hit it late-night for best results.
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