There are opportune times for toasting with mimosas and snapping glamour shots of your French toast with berry compote on a marble table top. But then there are times when you need to eat a greasy spoon breakfast by yourself while you come back to life from a hangover. Planet Java is that place. The black-and-white checkerboard flooring and zebra print barstools are so tacky they’re charming. And the old school chicken fried steak is delicious.
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Damn the Weather
Damn The Weather is a bar, but one with excellent food. It's usually crowded, but worth the wait if you're looking for a hang in Pioneer Square.
Manu’s Bodega is an excellent fast-casual Cuban/Caribbean/Dominican spot in Pioneer Square.
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Bite Box is a coffee shop and cafe in Queen Anne that serves breakfast and lunch, including a terrific burger.
Pioneer Square D&E
Pioneer Square D&E is a restaurant that serves American food in Pioneer Square. Get the fried chicken sandwich.
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Glo’s is a Capitol Hill diner serving giant pancakes and perfect hash browns. Just expect a line to eat them.
North Star Diner & Shanghai Room
North Star Diner & Shanghai Room in Greenwood is the coolest 24-hour diner in the city.
Skillet Diner is a modern diner in Capitol Hill serving updated versions of classic dishes.
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