Sam’s Tavern is perfect for a last-minute Happy Hour with your team if you work in the neighborhood. The place has a ton of giant round booths, sports games on TV, and a bunch of good beer, cocktails, and one of the best burgers in town. If it’s nice out, there’s a big patio where you can get some fresh air after staring at a screen all day.
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For a quick lunch in South Lake Union, try Mamnoon Street. It’s a counter-service version of the original with a similar Middle Eastern menu.
Maslow’s By Farestart
Maslow’s By Farestart is an American restaurant in South Lake Union that’s perfect for a business lunch.
Bar Harbor is a New England-inspired restaurant in South Lake Union that serves seafood rolls and chowder.
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Beecher’s Handmade Cheese
Beecher’s Handmade Cheese is a downtown staple in Pike Place Market with great mac and cheese and panini.
Canlis is the most upscale fine dining experience you’ll find in Seattle. Before you commit, here’s a step-by-step breakdown of what you can expect.
The Commons is a cocktail bar, espresso cafe, and bakery, and also serves great comfort food.
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There aren’t many places you can drink froze while sitting on a swing in a rooftop bar, but M Bar in South Lake Union is one of them.
Loretta’s Northwesterner is a dive bar in South Park with a cool backyard and a delicious burger.
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