Cinnamon rolls larger than your head, iced mochas in mason jars, and upscale breakfast options like cornmeal waffles with maple-braised pork belly - any or all of these things can be yours at Skillet, which is what we imagine an old-school diner with an HGTV makeover would look like.
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Tacos Chukis isn’t a secret anymore, but it’s still great. Hit the Cap Hill spot for fast, cheap Mexican food.
Little Oddfellows is inside Elliot Bay Book Company in Cap Hill. There’s coffee for getting work done, beer for celebrating it, and some food.
Seattle’s best Indian food is at Annapurna in Capitol Hill. And for some reason, the wait times are usually short.
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Flatstick Pub is a mini-golf bar in South Lake Union that serves bar snacks and pizza.
The Backdoor is a speakeasy with bartenders who know what they’re doing, and a food menu from Roxy’s next door.
Tavern Hall is a great happy hour spot in Bellevue with hand shuffleboard and really good nachos.
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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.
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