There’s ice cream, and then there’s Salt & Straw. It comes from Los Angeles, Portland, and San Francisco, it’s on a whole other playing field, and it’s by far the best frozen thing you can get in this city. Flavors range from addicting classics like gooey chocolate brownie and sea salt with caramel to pear and blue cheese, Ellenos matcha frozen yogurt, and Beecher’s with peppercorn toffee. It’s all amazing, but you’d better clear your schedule - the line is no joke.
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Pho Than Brothers
Pho Than Brothers is a reliable local Seattle chain serving casual Vietnamese noodle soup, and this one’s in Capitol Hill.
Tacos Chukis isn’t a secret anymore, but it’s still great. Hit the Cap Hill spot for fast, cheap Mexican food.
Redhook Brewlab is a taproom in Capitol Hill with American bar food and wood-fired pizzas.
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Westman’s Bagel and Coffee
Westman’s Bagel & Coffee is a sidewalk stand serving homemade bagels, cream cheese spreads, and breakfast sandwiches.
Bakery Nouveau is an excellent Capitol Hill bakery we like most for the twice baked almond croissant and croque monsieur.
For breakfast on the go in Belltown, go for a breakfast sandwich at Dahlia (there are only four seats there). And couple coconut cream pie bites.
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Kurt Farm Shop
Some of the best ice cream in the city is hiding away in Kurt Farm Shop in Chophouse Row. And they have flavors from mint to salted plum.
Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream
Molly Moon’s is a Seattle ice cream institution - prepare for a long line at flagship location in Capitol Hill.
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